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Usher

Singer-songwriter + Actor
Male
Born Oct 14, 1978
Age 36
Hometown Dallas
Net Worth $100 Million
Genres Pop music + Soul ...
Performed With Justin Bieber + S...
Record Label LaFace Records
Height 5' 8" (174 cm)

Usher Terry Raymond IV, who performs under the mononym Usher, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. Usher rose to fame in the late 1990s with the release of his second album My Way, which spawned his first Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit, "Nice & Slow". The album has been certified 6-times platinum by the RIAA. His follow-up album, 8701, produced the Billboard Hot 100 number one hits "U Remind Me" and "U Got It Bad".… Read More

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Family

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Usher
Usher
Age 36

parents

  • Usher Raymond III
    Usher Raymond III
    Father
  • Jonetta Patton
    Jonetta Patton
    Mother

children

  • Naviyd Ely Raymond
    Naviyd Ely Raymond
    Son, Age 6
  • Usher Raymond V
    Usher Raymond V
    Son

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1978 Birth Born on October 14, 1978.
1984 5 Years Old Usher grew up with his mother, then-stepfather, and half-brother, James Lackey, born in 1984. … Read More

TEENAGE

1991 - 1994 3 More Events
1995 16 Years Old After graduating from high school, Usher continued to develop his skills as a stage performer and laid the groundwork for his second album. He also appeared on their version of "Let's Straighten It Out", a 1995 duet with fellow Atlanta teen recording artist Monica; and on "Dreamin'", from LaFace's 1996 Olympic Games benefit album Rhythm of the Games.
1996 17 Years Old He was also featured on "I Swear I'm In Love" off the 1996 Kazaam soundtrack.
Usher developed a friendship with American record producer, Jermaine Dupri, with whom he co-wrote and produced several tracks for his second album, My Way, released on September 16, 1997. … Read More
1998 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Usher made his acting debut on the UPN television series Moesha, which resulted in a recurring role on the series and subsequently his first film role in 1998's The Faculty. … Read More

TWENTIES

Usher's third studio album, originally titled All About U, was slated to be released in early 2001. … Read More
2002 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2002, Usher won a Grammy for 'Best Male R&B Vocal Performance' for "U Remind Me". … Read More
2003 24 Years Old Their relationship lasted for two years: they broke up in December 2003, followed by a media frenzy surrounding the personal nature of Usher's fourth album, Confessions. … Read More
Usher's fourth studio album, Confessions, was released on March 23, 2004—just as its first single, "Yeah! … Read More
Confessions earned Usher numerous awards, including four American Music Awards, two MTV Europe Music Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, and three World Music Awards. At the 47th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in 2005, Usher won three awards, including: R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals for "My Boo", which he shared with Keys; Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Yeah!"; and Contemporary R&B Album for Confessions.
2006 27 Years Old 1 More Event
On August 22, 2006, Usher took over the role of Billy Flynn in the long-running Broadway musical Chicago. … Read More
In February 2007, Usher announced their engagement. After the sudden cancellation of a planned July wedding due to medical concerns, the two were wed on August 3, 2007 in a private ceremony. Their son Usher Raymond V was born on November 26 of the same year. On December 10, 2008, Tameka gave birth to their second child, Naviyd Ely Raymond. … Read More
Usher's father died of a heart attack on January 21, 2008.

THIRTIES

On January 18, 2009, Usher performed with Stevie Wonder and Shakira at the We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial.
On March 30, 2010, Usher released his sixth studio album Raymond v. Raymond, which became his third consecutive album to debut at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart. … Read More
Usher seventh studio album, entitled Looking 4 Myself, was released on June 12, 2012. … Read More
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