Usher Terry Raymond IV was given birth to in the year 1978 October 14th and has been involved with singing, dancing, songwriting and acting throughout his illustrious career.
He was given birth to in Dallas but was brought-up in Chattanooga, Tennessee before later relocating to Atlanta, Georgia and was quickly involved in singing competitions around his neighborhood. It was at one of his involvement with the local competition that he was spotted by “LaFace Records”.
Soon after he released his debut album titled “Usher” with the hit singles “Think of You” and “Can U Get Wit It”. The album didn’t give him the commercial recognition he would have wanted. In the year 1997, he released his second album “My Way”. The album had the hit single “Nice & Slow” which peaked at #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
He was nominated for the Grammy Award because of the album, and the album was also certified by the “RIAA”, platinum six times. He later released his third album titled “8701”. The album included the lead singles “U Got It Bad” and U Remind Me” which became #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 and won him another Grammy Award consecutively.
The singer’s fourth album “Confessions” grossed over 20 million sales and thereby making the singer as one of the best-selling artist of the decade. The album was again certified diamond by the RIAA and its lead singles “Burn”, My Boo”, “Yeah” and “Confessions II” were all #1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100. He released other albums and his recent the seventh studio album (Looking 4Myself) of his career were all commercial successes.
KNOWN FACTS ABOUT USHER
- He is among the bestselling American artist in history according to the RIAA rankings
- He grossed over 75 million worldwide record sales
- He is ranked #6 on the Billboard list of Top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Artists of the last 25 years
- Ben Vereen is the godfather of Usher
- The Professional NBA Team “Cleveland Cavaliers” is co-owned by the singer
- He was abandoned by his father at a tender age (12 months) with his mother
Usher Age and Nationality
- Usher Raymond IV
- Usher, Mr. Entertainment
Date of birth
- 1978 October 14th
Place of Birth
- Dallas, Texas (United States)
- United State of America
How Tall is Usher – Usher Height, Weight, Age and Full Body Measurement
Body Build Type
- 173 cm
- 75 kg
- Chest – 114 cm
- Arms – 39.5 cm
- Waist – 84 cm
- Size 13 (US)
- Dark Brown
- Singer, Dancer, Songwriter and actor
- Grace Miguel (Married. 2015)