Bobby Brown is a famous singer from America who is a member of the pop group called New Edition. He left the group in 1985. He also found success as a solo artist and went on to release five albums. Brown has given many hit singles including “Every Little Step” and “My Prerogative.” He is also an actor and has appeared in two films. Now let’s have a close look at Bobby Brown’s net worth in 2018.
Robert Barisford Brown was born in Boston, Massachusetts on February 5, 1969, to his parents Herbert James Brown and Elizabeth Brown. He was raised in Orchard Park Projects, Roxbury.
When he was three years old, he saw James Brown performing on stage in Boston. Later, he joined the choir in the church and developed singing abilities. Brown was influenced by Prince, Marvin Gaye, Rick James, and Michael Jackson.
In 1992, Bobby Brown married Whitney Houston. They had a daughter named Bobbi Kristina Brown. They divorced in 2007. In 2012, he got married to Alicia Etheredge. They have three children, Cassius, Bodhi Jameson Rein, and Hendrix Estelle Sheba. He also has a son from Melika Williams and two other children from Kim Ward.
When he was young, Brown had ADD. In 2003, he got arrested for battery. He has also been arrested for alcohol abuse and DUIs.
When Bobby Brown was nine years old, he formed the band New Edition along with his friends. They started performing in several talent shows. In 1983, they released the album ‘Candy Girl’.
In 1984, New Edition released their eponymous album which became multi-platinum. The success of the album made him release another platinum album called ‘All for Love.’ His last album with the band was ‘Under the Blue Moon’ in 1986.
After leaving the band, Brown released his debut solo album called ‘King of Stage’ in 1986. This was followed by his second album entitled ‘Don’t Be Cruel.’ This became a massive success and became a multi-platinum certified album. He then released ‘Bobby’ in August 1992.
Brown’s fourth album called ‘Forever’ became available from November 1997. In 2012, he released the album ‘The Masterpiece.’ He has also released two compilation albums and three video albums.
Additionally, Brown has released 18 music videos along with 24 singles. Some of his singles include “Girlfriend”, “Every Little Step”, “My Prerogative”, “Humpin’ Around”, “Something in Common”, and “On Our Own”.
Awards & Achievements
In 1990, Bobby Brown won the Grammy Award in the category of ‘Best R&B Vocal Performance – Male’ and was nominated for the 1993 Grammy Awards. He is the winner of the 2003 Source Award for “Thug Lovin’.” In 1989 he got the nomination for the MTV Video Music Awards for “Every Little Step.” He is also the winner of three American Music Awards out of eight nominations. He has also won People’s Choice Award and Soul Train Music Awards.
Net Worth of Bobby Brown
The estimated net worth of Bobby Brown is more than $2.5 million. He owes this fortune to the sale of his albums. He has successfully released many albums both as a solo artist and also with New Edition. Brown has also performed as a featured artist for many other artists like Ralph Tresvant, Ja Rule, Macy Gray, Damian Marley, and Glenn Medeiros. Part of his wealth also comes by appearing in various films like ‘Ghostbusters II’, ‘Panther’, ‘Go for Broke’, ‘Nora’s Hair Salon’, ‘Gang of Roses’, and ‘The Untitled Action Bronson Show’.
Bobby Brown is one of the most well-known singers in the world. He started his career from a very young age and has been active for almost four decades. He continues to inspire many other both in the music and film industry. Brown’s daughter with Houston died in July 2015.