Usher, one of the bestselling music artists of the 2000s, is a renowned American musician, an actor, a songwriter. In the 1990s, Usher reached immense levels of unfathomable fame and commercial success at the tender age of a teenager. Since then, he has succeeded to create an unparalleled music empire.let’s find out more about how much is Usher Net Worth!
Some of his most famous songs are such as “You Make Me Wanna, “Yeah!”,”You Remind Me”, “My Way,” “Love in This Club,” among others. It is understandable when many fans get curious about his net worth since the man has been around for decades now garnered respect in the entertainment industry, and he is not showing signs of stopping any time soon.
Usher, born Usher Raymond IV on October 14, 1978, is the son of Usher Raymond III and Jonetta Patton. Although he was raised in Tennessee, his birthplace was Texas, but they relocated to Atlanta, where he discovered his singing talent.
In his childhood, he was bred as a Christian and used to sing in church. He pursued his education at North Springs High School.
His first relationship was with Chilli Thomas, whom he dated from 2001-2003. Usher has also courted ladies like Naomi Campbell and Tameka Foster, whom he married in 2007 and divorced in 2009. They were blessed with two children Usher Raymond V (b.2007) and Naviyd Ely Raymond (b.2008). He is currently wedded to Grace Miguel.
At the age of 9, Usher’s talent was discovered by his grandmother, where he used to sing on their parish church chorale. He began his profession as a minor of 10 years and joined a band called itself NuBeginnings. In 1991, the quintet released ten songs that were only accessible through the mail and locally. After going solo, Usher encountered Alexander, who introduced him to Bryant Reid owner of the recording studio, La face.
He later signed him to the label after noticing Usher’s talent. In 1993, after releasing his first single, ‘Call Me A Mack’ with the name, he forfeited his voice due to youthfulness where the studio became unhopeful of him, but through Ushers pleading, he managed to stay. He later met a new friend, Jermaine Dupri, in 1997 with whom he collaborated with to write and produce some of his singles.
As of today, usher has released several albums which are Usher (1994), My Way (1997), 8701 (2001), Confessions (2004), Here I Stand (2008), Raymond v. Raymond (2010), Looking 4 Myself (2012) and Hard II Love (2016)
His career in acting debuted in 1998 and has since featured in movies like the Fault (1998), Geppetto (2000), Killers (2010), Hands Of A Stone (2016), Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) People You May Know (2017), Chris Brown: Welcome to My Life (2017) Burden (2017) among many more.
In 2002, he launched his studio, US records, which have produced various songs and signed artists like Justine Beiber, Rico Love, and Michael Gordon. He is also into entrepreneurship as he ventures in his restaurant and fragrance business.
Awards & Achievements
The legend he is has acquired many awards and honors among them is 8 Grammy Awards, 9 Soul Train Music Awards, 2 MTV Europe Music Awards, 18 Billboard Music Awards, 8 America Music Awards, 4 World Music Awards, 9 Soul Train Music Awards, and many more. His achievements include his music being on top of the US billboard charts 19 times, induction into Hollywood Walk of Fame, Musical Arts Award, Golden Note Award, induction in Georgia Music Hall of Fame, and a Freedom Award.
Net Worth & Salary of Usher
Usher net worth is at $200 million, who ranked him at no.52 on the celebrity list. He was recognized among the uppermost remunerated artists. His net worth booster also originates from his other profession, brand endorsements (Microsoft & Samsung,) and concert tours. Being among the best-selling musician, he has so far sold 43 million albums worldwide. In his entire profession, he has approximately auctioned 75 million records and 43million mix tapes globally.
Usher has been one of the most excellent musicians of all time. With his extensive experience dating way back in the 1990s, he has been able to understand and bring out music that has always been received positively. He is probably one of the paramount superstars on the planet who will continue to grow in recent years.