Usher one of the bestselling music artist of 2000s is a renowned American musician, an actor, a songwriter. In the 1990s Usher reached immense levels of unfathomable fame and commercial success at a tender age of a teenager and since then he has succeeded to create an unparalleled music empire.
Some of his most famous songs are such as “You Make Me Wanna, “Yeah!”,”U Remind Me” , “My Way”, “Love in This Club” among others. Its 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. Here is a detailed analysis of Usher earning, his net worth in 2018 and his full autobiography.
Usher Early Life
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 birth place 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.
Usher Career, Awards & Achievement
At the age of 9, Ushers 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 which called itself NuBeginnings. In 1991, the quintet released 10 songs which were only accessible through mail and locally. After going solo, Usher encountered with Alexander who introduced him to Bryant Reid owner of the record studio, La face. He later signed him to the label after noticing Ushers talent. In 1993, after releasing his first single, ‘Call Me A Mack’ with the label, 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 individual studio, US records which has 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 honours 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 of Usher
Usher net worth is at $180 million who ranked him at no.52 on the celebrity list. He was recognised 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 greatest musician of all time and with his massive 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 the recent years.