Chris Brown was a super popular artist in his prime. He is known as an actor, rapper, graffiti artist, dancer, an R&B singer, and a pop star as of whole. During that time, he was compared to famous Michael Jackson, due to its multi-platinum albums and a high number of songs that appeared on top ten singles throughout the United States. We are going to give you an insight into his less known biography and we will see his net worth.
Chris Brown was born on the fifth of May 1989, like a Christopher Maurice Brown. His parents are Clinton Brown an officer who worked in prison, and Joyce Hawkins who is a director of a daycare station. He was born and raised in Tappahannock, Virginia. He has one sibling, his sister Lytrell Bundy Brown. He had a troubled childhood due to his parent’s divorce, and his mothers marring to another man who was pretty offensive to you Christopher.
In order to pursue his dreams of being an artist, he quitted school, left Virginia, and went to New York. He had a relationship with another famous artist Rihanna, which ended pretty badly for both of them. After that, he was in various relationships with various women. He has one daughter, who he has with Nia Guzman. As of 2019, several online papers and magazines teased about Chris Brown`s relationship with Rita Ora.
Since he was a kid, Chris wanted to have a career being a musician. He said several times that his mother inspired him by enlisting him in the church`s chorus group. Also, during his early age, he was influenced by hip-hop music, but not in the usual way. He intended to do it his own way. In 2002, he was picked up by a Hit Mission Records, which helped him to work on his talents further.
His mother noticed that he had some interest in music while he was imitating Usher`s voice in his hit single “My Way”. In 2004, he signed a contract with famous record label Def Jam. They were so extremely pleased with the demo song that they decided to introduce him to the previous CEO of Def Jam. He got a mentor named Davis, who helped him in signing with Jive Records.
His first album was released in 2005. It was named “Chris Brown”, and it was sold in over three million copies around the world. He had collaboration with various famous artists, like Jazze and Scott. Also, this album earned him two Grammy`s. After the release of the album, he got on tour and did over thirty concerts throughout the United States.
Two years later, he released his second album named “Exclusive”. This album held a high position in US Billboard charts. A few songs from “Exclusive” became huge hits, like “Kiss Kiss” and “Forever”. Later, it was accredited as double platinum. The third album “Graffiti” came out in 2009, and had a somewhat different sound to it than previous two. It was an electro-pop mix. Also, “Graffiti” held high positions.
His fourth album named “F.A.M.E.” was released in 2011. The biggest hit song from it was “Yeah 3x” featured Lil Wayne, Big Sean, and Justin Bieber. This album earned him a Grammy and a soul, train music awards, and was the album of 2011. Next year, he released his fifth album named “Fortune”. And in 2015 he released an album called “Royalty”, which was named after his daughter.
The highlights of his musical career are “Run it!”, “Forever”, and “Kiss Kiss”, and they are the things that immediately makes you think about Chris Brown. Also, he is an actor, and he was cast in “The Christmas” from 2007, and “Battle of The Year” from 2013.
Most Important Achievements and Awards
Chris Brown won almost anything you can think of. However, we are going to name only the most important awards and achievements.
• 12 BET awards
• Best R&B Album
As of January 2019, Chris Brown`s net worth is estimated at $60 million. A huge part of his accumulated wealth is coming from his musical career and acting. Naturally, being one of the most popular artists of our time, it is no surprise that he has so much of it by now. Also, he invested in hospitality, and he has fourteen burger king restaurants, he has his own record label Interscope records, and much more.