Ray J is a well-known singer from America who is also an actor, television personality, and songwriter. He is the first cousin of Snoop Dogg and the brother of Brandy Norwood. His first studio album called ‘Everything You Want’ was released in 1997. He has released four studio albums and is set to release his fifth studio album. Ray J has appeared in many movies and television shows, and is in the main cast of ‘Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood’.
Let’s find out how much is Ray J’s net worth in 2018 And how did he manage to accumulate all the wealth and fame.
Ray J Early Life
William Ray Norwood Jr. was born on January 17, 1981, in McComb, Mississippi to his parents Sonja Bates-Norwood and Willie Norwood.
He is the brother of award-winning artist Brandy. He began his career at a very young age and has appeared in TV commercials as a child artist. This led him to get exposed to acting.
In 2016, Ray J got married to Princess Love. They appear together in ‘Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood’. He has also been in relationships with Ann Hill, Karrine Steffans, Kim Kardashian, Lil’ Kim, Whitney Houston, Joanna Hernandez, Monica Leon, Olivia Alvarez, and Mia Milano.
In May 2014, he was arrested for vandalism. He was also arrested in July of the same year for sexual battery, resisting arrest, and vandalising police car. In 2011, Ray J was involved in a feud with Fabolous.
Ray J Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1995, Ray J was signed to Elektra Records, and two years later, he released his first album called ‘Everything You Want’. In 2001, he released his second studio album ‘This Ain’t A Game’. Another album ‘Raydiation’ became available from September 2005. His first No. 1 album called ‘All I Feel’ was released in 2008.
Ray J is set to release the album ‘Raydemption’ in January 2018. He also has a released one mixtape and two soundtrack albums. Some of his popular singles are “Let It Go”, “Another Day In Paradise”, “Wait a Minute”, “One Wish”, “Sexy Can I”, I Hit It First”, and “Famous”. He has appeared as a featured artist for DJ Absolut, New Boyz, and Lil’ Fizz.
In television, Ray J appeared in ‘Black Sash’ and ‘Wild N Out’. From 1993 to 1994, he was seen in ‘The Sindbad Show’. In 1994, he appeared in the TV movie ‘The Enemy Within’. His other television credits include ‘Moesha’, ‘One on One’, ‘Shark’, and ‘For the Love of Ray J’.
He was the host of ‘Bad Girls All-Star Battle’. He has also appeared in ‘The Rickey Smiley Show’, ‘Brandy and Ray J: A Family Business’, ‘Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood’, and ‘Leave It To Stevie’. In 2017, Ray J became a contestant on the reality TV show ‘Celebrity Big Brother’.
One of the biggest career achievements of Ray J is to be a successful actor. He has not won an award in his career, but the multi-talented personality is still active in his career, and he can definitely win an award someday.
Net Worth of Ray J
Ray J has an estimated net worth of more than $6 million. This fortune comes releasing many singles and albums. Majority of his wealth comes from appearing in some television shows. He has been a part of many reality television shows. Ray J has also appeared in many films like ‘Envy’, ‘Mars Attacks!’, ‘A Day in the Life’, ‘Steel’, ‘Christmas at Water’s Edge’, and ‘Once Upon a Time…When We Were Colored’. In 2015, he was seen in the TV movie ‘Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!’.
Ray J is considered one of the most popular actors in the world. He has appeared in numerous television commercials during his early teens. He has been a more successful actor as well as a singer. His popularity also made him guest appear in several TV shows like ‘Driven To Love’ and ‘Notorious’.