Bobby Brown

Born Feb 5, 1969

Robert Barisford "Bobby" Brown is an American R&B singer-songwriter, occasional rapper, and dancer. After success in pop group New Edition, Brown began his solo career in 1987 and had a string of Top 10 Billboard hits, culminating in a Grammy Award. He was a pioneer of New Jack Swing music, a fusion of hip hop and R&B. His second album, Don't Be Cruel, included popular songs such as "My Prerogative".… Read More

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1969 Birth Born on February 5, 1969.


1982 13 Years Old 1 More Event
Brown started his career as one of the frontmen of the R&B and pop group New Edition, from its inception as The Bricks in 1982 until his forced exit from the group in 1986 following a period of misbehavior on his part. … Read More
1983 14 Years Old Brown's first full lead vocal performance was on the New Edition ballad, "Jealous Girl", which was a minor hit when it charted in 1983. … Read More
1986 17 Years Old 1 More Event
Brown was featured on two more New Edition albums before leaving the group in early 1986. … Read More


He received GRAMMY Award for best R&B vocal performance for 1989 with″Every Little Step″.
1990 - 1991 3 More Events
1992 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Brown's next album, Bobby wouldn't arrive until 1992. … Read More
1997 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Brown would release his fourth solo album, Forever, in 1997. … Read More


2003 34 Years Old In late 2003, Brown was arrested for misdemeanor battery, allegedly for striking Houston while shouting epithets. … Read More
In 2005, at the BET 25th anniversary special, Brown again reunited with New Edition to a receptive audience. … Read More


2009 40 Years Old On May 30, 2009, Brown had son Cassius with his partner of two years, manager Alicia Etheredge.
2010 41 Years Old Brown and Etheredge became engaged in May 2010, when Brown proposed during a performance at the Funk Fest in Jacksonville, Florida. The couple married in June 2012 in Hawaii.
2011 42 Years Old Brown's parents, Carole and Herbert Brown, died within a year of each other, Carole in 2011 and Herbert "Pops" in January 2012.
Brown is the ex-husband of the late pop singer Whitney Houston who died in 2012, with whom he starred in the reality show Being Bobby Brown. … Read More
On February 26, 2013, Bobby Brown plead no contest to suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
2014 45 Years Old As of 2014, Brown and New Edition continue to perform together. … Read More
In January 2015, Brown's daughter with Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was found unconscious in her bathtub at her residence in Roswell, Georgia. … Read More
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