Usher was born on October 14, 1978 in Dallas, Texas, USA. His current age is 41 years. His father’s name is Usher Raymond III and his mother’s name is Jonetta Patton. Usher height 173 cm (1.73 m) and weight 75 kg (165 lbs). His horoscope / sun sign is Libra, the American nationality and the ethnicity are African American.
|Real Name||Usher Raymond IV|
|Nick Name||Big Ush, Big Tyme, Mr. Entertainment|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Dancer, Businessman, Philanthropist, NBA owner.|
|Famous For||Confessions (2004)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’8″
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 45 Inches
– Waist: 33 Inches
– Biceps: 15.5 Inches
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||October 14, 1978|
|Age (as in 2016)||38 Years|
|Birth Place||Dallas, Texas, U.S.|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
Atlanta, Georgia (12)
|School||North Springs High School|
|Education Qualification||High School|
|Debut||Album – Usher (1994)
Movie – The Faculty (1998)
Moesha (4 episodes)
|Family||Father– Usher Raymond III (father)
Mother– Jonetta Patton (mother)
Brother– James Lackey (Half-brother)
|Religion||Kabbala Judaism or Scientology|
|Fan Mail Address||J Pat Management
3996 Pleasantdale Road
Doraville, GA 30340-4200
|Inspirations||Michael Jackson, James Brown and Prince|
|Favorite Book||Conversations with God|
|Favorite Movie||The Five Heartbeats|
|Favorite Perfume||His own fragrance line|
|Favorite Music||Steve Wonders, Michael Jackson, R Kelly, Notorious Big,|
|Major Controversies||He was allegedly accused for not attending his step-son Kile’s funeral. Usher made clear in Oprah Winfrey’s show ‘The Next Chapter’ that he WAS present at the funeral as well as the burial.
Usher admitted that he had a sexual relationship with his ex-wife Tameka’s bridesmaid while he was married to Tameka.
|Girls, Affairs and More|
Monica Arnold (1995)
Brandy Norwood (1998-1999)
Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas
Melinda Santigo (2002)
Joy Bryant (2004)
Naomi Campbell (2004)
Eishia Brightwell (2005)
Tameka Foster (2006-2009)
Grace Miguel (2009-present)
|Wife/Spouse||Tameka Foster (m. 2007–09)
Grace Miguel (m. 2015)
|Current Relationship Status||Married to Frace Miguel|
|Children||Usher has two sons – Usher V and Naviyd(Eight and Seven respectively) (In 2016)|
|Net Worth||U.S. 180 million|
|Home||Roswell House ($3.3 million)|
Interesting Facts About Usher
- Does Usher Smoke? Not known
- Does Usher drink alcohol? Yes
- Usher started his music career at the age of 9!
- Usher’s second album, Confessions, was awarded the RIAA Diamond and his albums My Way and 8701 Multi-Platinum.
- His father left the house when he was only one year old. He was raised by his mother and stepfather.
- RIAA has rated Usher as America’s best-selling artist of all time.
- Usher has received a significant number of awards, eight of which were the big Grammy Awards.
- Usher is ranked sixth in the last 50 years of the top 50 R & B / hip-hop artists of billboards.
- He is co-owner of Raymond-Braun Media Group with Scooter Braun, who discovered Bieber. Justin is the greatest artist that Usher represents.
- Cleveland Cavaliers won the 2016 NBA Championship under the minority stake of Usher.
- Usher’s grandmother recognized his vocal caliber as he began singing in various groups and locations. His family even moved to Atlanta because there were better opportunities for new artists in Atlanta.
- Usher’s mother gave up her job as a medical technician to become a manager, but stopped in 2007.
- Usher met Chilli when he wrote for Poetic Justice.
- Usher had lost his singing finesse due to puberty when he was signed to LA Reid. The label also thought of dropping him, but stayed with him when Usher asked and insisted.
- Usher sang at We Are One: The Obama Opening Ceremony at Lincoln Memorialalong with Shakira and Steve Wonder.
- Usher is known for his stage presence and live vocals, reflecting his appreciation for Michael Jackson.
- Usher was named “Sexiest R & B Star” and “Sexiest Man Alive” by People’s Magazine in 1998 and 2004 respectively.
- All of his billboard numbers, which were kept together on the Billboard Hot 100 for 47 weeks, make him the only male artist to have that on his back.
- Overall, Usher has sold 65 million plates worldwide.
- Usher has appeared in the animated film
- Usher’s voice type is Leggero tenor.
- Usher had the opportunity to dance with his idol Michael Jackson on “Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special”.
- He was a candidate mentor at The American Idol for the top 10 weeks.
- Usher is vegan. After the death of his father, he became vegetarian and eventually gave up eggs and dairy products.
- He has a street called “Usher Raymond Parkway”!