Usher

Usher is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and dancer who is regarded as one of the decade’s best-selling musical artists. Usher is a member of the Georgia Music Hall of Fame as well as the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has also been named the 10th most award-winning musician by ‘FUSE’ magazine, having won 18 Billboard Music Awards and 8 Grammy Awards.

What is the Net Worth of Usher?

Usher, who is 41 years old, has amassed a sizable fortune through his professional singing career. Working in this industry since he was a teenager, he has amassed a large wealth worth millions of dollars through his numerous albums, performances, tours, and endorsement deals, among other things. His current net worth is estimated to be over $180 million.

In his whole career, he has estimated that he has sold 75 million records and 43 million mix tapes over the world. He has also sold 43 million albums worldwide, establishing himself as one of the all-time great musicians. His tours also add to his income, with the OMG Tour bringing around $46 million.

Coca-Cola (1995), Tommy Hilfiger jeans (1998), Twix sweets (2002), Macy’s (2007), Dance Central 3, (2012), 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA(2013), and Samsung are just a few of Usher’s endorsement partnerships (2013). He has become a multi-millionaire as a result of his hard work, endorsement deals, and concert tours, and he lives a rich and luxury lifestyle in his $3.3 million Roswell House.

What is Usher Famous for?

  • Famous as Grammy award-winning singer and actor.

Where was Usher Born?

Usher was born in the United States on October 14, 1978, in Dallas, Texas. Usher Raymond IV is his given name. He is an American citizen. Usher is of African-American descent, and his zodiac sign is Libra.

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Usher and his first wife Tameka Foster.
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Usher Raymond III (father) and Jonetta Patton (mother) are Usher’s parents (mother). His father, on the other hand, abandoned the family when Usher was just a year old, and his mother supported the family by working as a medical technician.

Usher spent his childhood years with his mother, stepfather, and half-brother, James Lackey (b. 1984). When he was nine years old, Usher joined the local church youth choir in Chattanooga. His grandma recognized his aptitude to sing, and he acquired a strong passion and interest in music.

Usher’s family eventually relocated to Atlanta, Georgia, where he attended North Springs High School, in order for him to have more options for his future career. Usher discovered his potential when he was ten years old and joined the NuBeginnings, a local R&B quintet.

Usher recorded ten songs with the group, which Hip-O Records re-released nationwide in April 2002.

At a local talent contest in Atlanta when he was 13, he met A.J. Alexander, who helped him display his talent to senior officials. L.A. Reid, the co-founder of LaFace Records, then signed him to the label, and he made his public debut with “Call Me a Mack,” a song he recorded for the soundtrack album to the drama-romance film “Poetic Justice” (1993).

Usher’s Career Highlights:

  • Usher made his debut in music with the release of his self-titled debut album, “Usher” on August 30, 1994, by LaFace when he was just 15. The album included three singles including “Can U Get wit It”, “Think of You”, and “The Many Ways”.
  • On September 16, 1997, his second album, “My Way” was released with the lead single, “You Make Me Wanna…”, that reached no. 1 in the United Kingdom. It also became Usher’s first gold- and platinum-certified single in the United States.
  • Usher made his acting debut on the UPN television series, “Moesha” and his first film role in “The Faculty”(1998).
  • His third studio album, “8701” originally titled “All About U”, was released on August 7, 2001. It’s first two singles “U Remind Me” and “U Got It Bad” topped the Billboard Hot 100 for four and six weeks. He even won a Grammy for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for “U Remind Me”.
  • Usher appeared in the 2001 film Texas Rangers.
  • Usher’s fourth studio album, “Confessions”, was released on March 23, 2004. The album earned him 4 American Music Awards, 2 MTV Europe Music Awards, 2 MTV Video Music Awards, and 3 World Music Awards.
  • On May 27, 2008, his fifth album, “Here I Stand” was released that debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
  • His sixth album, “Raymond v. Raymond” was released on March 30, 2010. It included singles like “Papers”, “Hey Daddy (Daddy’s Home)”, “OMG”. It reached international charts and was a huge success.
  • On July 20, 2010, he released his first extended play, “Versus” as the last chapter of his sixth album.
  • He released his seventh album “Looking 4 Myself” on June 8, 2012, which included singles like “Climax”, “Scream” and “Numb”.
  • In 2013, Usher substituted for CeeLo Green as a coach for the fourth season of NBC’s “The Voice” and even returned back in its sixth season.
  • His eighth album, “Hard II Love” was released on September 16, 2016. It debuted at number 5 on the US Billboard 200.
  • The same year, he starred as American former professional boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in the biographical sports film, “Hands of Stone”.
  • On October 12, 2018, Usher released his ninth studio album, titled “A”.
  • On December 13, 2019, Usher released the lead single, “Don’t Waste My Time”.
  • In 2020, he performed at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards and even hosted the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards.
  • Usher also served as executive producer and judge on a dance competition series, “The Sauce” which aired on April 6, 2020.

Is Usher Married?

Usher has been married twice so far. Usher previously dated TLC member Chilli Thomas in 2001, but their romance barely lasted two years. He composed the blockbuster album “Confessions” shortly after the breakup. He was also said to have dated Naomi Campbell, a British supermodel, and model Eishia Brightwell.

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Usher and his second wife Grace Miguel.
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Later, on August 3, 2007, he married Tameka Foster, his first wife. Foster is a fashion stylist from the United States who served as his personal stylist for several years. In November 2005, the pair began dating and were engaged in February 2007.

On September 1, 2007, they performed a grander wedding ceremony at the Chateau Elan Winery & Resort outside of Atlanta.

Usher became a stepfather to Foster’s three sons from prior marriages as a result of the marriage. Usher “Cinco” Raymond V, their first son, was born in November 2007, and Naviyd Ely Raymond, their second son, was born in December 2008.

Usher filed for divorce from Foster in June 2009, and the divorce was officially finalized on November 4, 2009 in Fulton County Court. Usher was given primary custody of his two children.

While on vacation in Cuba in September 2015, Usher married his long-time girlfriend and manager Grace Miguel secretly. During his appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, he revealed the marriage. Usher, on the other hand, filed for divorce from Miguel in Georgia on December 28, 2018. Usher is currently single.

How Tall is Usher?

Usher is a gorgeous black man in his early forties. He has a well-kept athletic body with measurements of 45-33-16 inches. He stands at a height of 5ft. 8inches (1.733m) and weighs approximately 75kg (165 lbs). His skin is dark, and he has black hair and dark brown eyes.

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