Usher Biography


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Birth Name: Usher
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Sign: libra
Age:   38 Years
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Grammy Awards winner, Usher is a famous R&B singer and songwriter from United States who kissed the pinnacle of success after releasing his second album, My Way. He is also an actor and dancer. Usher was from the middle class family born as Usher Terry Raymond IV in Dallas, Texas, United States of America to Jonetta Patton and Usher Raymond III. He is an American and is of black ethnicity.

In 2001, he was seen with Rozonda Thomas. Since that time in they were believed to be involved in romantic love affairs. But at the end of 2003, they called off their two years of love life citing, Usher being infidel to her. The separation was not that amicable too.

In November of 2005, Usher met American wardrobe stylist, Tameka Foster. They began dating from that time on. She was also his personal stylist for some years. They got engaged at the start of 2007 and finally got married on 3rd of August, 2007. They were happy to be each other’s loving spouse and they also had two sons from this married life. But 2009 became a bad year for Tameka Foster as she nearly died of cardiac arrest and the same year she also got divorced with Usher; their divorce was finalized on 4th of November, 2009. Recently, he got married to Grace Miguel.

As Usher childhood dreams was singing, he began singing since 1989. He released his first album titled Usher (album) in 1994. Till now he has released several albums in his life and has also appeared in several movies and music videos. He is earning huge amount of salary and his net worth is rumored to be around $180 million.

 

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Born in Dallas, Texas

1978 14th of October

Usher was from the middle class family born as Usher Terry Raymond IV in Dallas, Texas, United States of America to Jonetta Patton and Usher Raymond III. He is an American and is of black ethnicity.

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Joined quintet

1989

Since his childhood days, he dreamed to be a great singer. With an aim to fulfill that dreams, he joined R&B local quintet and it was originally called the NuBeginnings. Soon after joining them, they began recording their first album but it was released after he left this musical band. 

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Released his first album

1994 30th of August

As his father forced his out of the local musical band, he began his own musical career. He went of recording his first album and then he was finally able to release it too. It was released on 30th of August, 1994 and it was titled Usher (album). 

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Rose to prominence

1997 16th of September

He was just a simple guy and a normal R&B singer from United States till the end of 1996. But with the release of his second album, My Way, he became popular all over the world. It broke several records all around the world. 

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Began his acting career

1998

With the massive success from his second album, he also desired to begin his acting career and he finally played his first acting role in 1998 and that was in the movie, The Faculty. Till now he has appeared in more than half of dozens of movies. 

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Won Young Hollywood Awards

2001

He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 2001, he got his first major nomination in prestigious awards and that was in Young Hollywood Awards. He won this award that year for One to Watch - Male. 

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Broke up with Rozonda Thomas

2003 of December

It seems like he cheated badly with Rozonda Thomas. Their two years of love life finally came to an end in December of 2003 and she claimed that Usher being infidel to her. The separation was not that amicable too.

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Won Grammy Awards

2005

Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the singing world and everyone really fells honored if they win this award for the first time in their life. He has also been honored with this award several times in his life and he won this award for the first time in 2005. 

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Married to Tameka Foster

2007 3rd of August

At the end of 2005, he became romantically linked with Tameka Foster. She is the famous wardrobe stylist from United States. She was also his personal stylist for some years. They got married in 2007. 

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First child, Usher "Cinco" Raymond V

2007 of November

He became father for the first time in his life in 2007 after being married with American wardrobe stylist, Tameka Foster. It seems like his first son, Usher "Cinco" Raymond V was born as a result of their romantic love life as he was born after being married for about three months. 

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Second child, Naviyd Ely Raymond

2008 of December

He also became father for the second time in his life and that was in 2008. He and his ex wife, Tameka Foster welcomed their second child together in December of 2008 and this time it was also a son and they named him Naviyd Ely Raymond. 

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Divorced with Tameka Foster

2009 4th of November

2009 became a bad year for Tameka Foster as she nearly died of cardiac arrest and the same year she also got divorced with Usher; their divorce was finalized on 4th of November, 2009. Recently, he got married to Grace Miguel.

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Won People's Choice Awards, USA

2011

In 2011, he got his first nomination in People's Choice Awards, USA and that was for Favorite Song, Favorite Male Artist and Favorite R&B Artist. He won this award from his later nomination. He also got his nomination in later years but he was not honored with this award. 

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Married to Grace Miguel

2015 of September

After he dissolved his first married life he was not seen with anyone having romantic love affairs till the end of 2014. But recently in 2015, news came out that he is married to Grace Miguel. They got married in September, 2015. 

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