|Net Worth:||$180 Million|
|Real Name:||Usher Raymond IV|
|Born:||October 14, 1978|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional Singer/Producer|
Usher’s Net Worth
As of 2020, Usher’s net worth is about 180 million dollars.
Usher has sold over 80 million singles in his career.
Usher Raymond IV is an American singer, dancer, songwriter, actor, and businessman.
Usher was born in Dallas, Texas, to Jonetta Patton (née O’Neal) and Usher Raymond III. He was raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, until moving to Atlanta, Georgia.
Usher’s music career started at a very young age.
Usher rose to stardom in the late 1990s. Ever since, he has sold over 75 million records globally, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He is known for being one of the best R&B singers in the 21st century.
Usher career began after signing with LaFace Records and the release of his first album at the age of 15 in 1994. In 1997, he released his second album titled “My Way.” The album first two single made a mark on his career. The lead single, “You Make Me Wanna…”, reached number one in the United Kingdom, becoming his first record to be top single. It was further certified gold and platinum in the United States.
His second single, “Nice & Slow,” ranked number one on the Billboard Hot 100, his first US number-one single. It was further certified platinum by the RIAA.
In 2001, he released his third studio album titled “8701”; it was released on August 7, 2001 (8.7.01), and it was initially named “All About U.” The album first two singles “U Remind Me” and “U Got It Bad” all topped the Billboard Hot 100 for four to six weeks, respectively.
In 2004, he dropped his fourth studio album, “Confessions.” The album placed him as one of the well known best-selling musical artists of the 2000s decade, selling over 20 million copies worldwide and contained four back-to-back Billboard Hot 100 number one singles. The album Confessions sold over 10 million in the United States, making the album a Diamond certification by the RIAA.
Currently, Usher has released eight studio albums altogether: Usher (1994), My Way (1997), 8701 (2001), Confessions (2004). And Here I Stand (2008), Raymond v. Raymond (2010). Including Looking 4 Myself (2012) and Hard II Love (2016).
Usher has collaborated with several artists in the music industry, including releasing a collaborative album, titled “A” (with Zaytoven) in 2018.
As an actor, Usher has appeared in 11 films, nine television shows, and four commercials. He has also released six video albums and 41 music videos.
As a producer, Usher has produced a large number of albums and songs throughout his career. He founded a vanity record label called “US Records” in 2002. He is also the co-founder of RBMG Records with Scooter Braun.
Usher Accolades (some of his awards and honors)
- Usher is an inductee in the Georgia Music Hall of Fame and Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- Fuse ranked Usher as the 10th most award-winning musician of all time.
- Usher has won 8 Grammy Awards.
- 34 ASCAP Awards.
- 9 Soul Train Music Awards.
- 8 American Music Awards.
- 18 Billboard Music Awards, making Usher the fifth-most awarded artist at the Billboard Music Awards.
As of 2020, Usher’s net worth is estimated to be roughly 180 million dollars.