Christopher Maurice Brown was born May 5th, 1989 and is an American born singer and dancer. He was born in Tappahannock, Virginia to father corrections officer Clinton Brown and day care center director mother Joyce Hawkins. Chris Brown has one sister named Lytrell Bundy.
Quoted as being inspired by singers like Michael Jackson, by the age of 13 Chris was discovered by Hitmission Records. In November of 2005, Chris Brown’s hit song Run It! was at the top of Billboard’s Hot 100, making the at that point 16 year old artist the first male singer in more than 10 years to top the chart with a debut single.
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Along with 3 hit albums, Chris has starred in movies like “Stomp The Yard” and on popular television shows like “Dancing With the Stars”, both in the USA and in Canada. In 2012 Chris was paid $1 million to do a concert in Lagos, Nigeria. In the beginning of 2013, Chris was reportedly paid $10 million to preform at a private New Years Eve bash in a reuniting of he and Rhianna to sing together.
Between September 2012 to September 2013 it was estimated that Chris Brown had earned around 46 million, showing his career was still in full-swing despite his 2009 domestic troubles with singer Rhianna. After considering such factors like upfront pay, profit participation, his residuals from past work, endorsements and advertising deals, it is calculated that his total net worth is around a total of 24 million US dollars.
How much is Chris Brown’s Net Worth? $24 Million!
Born on May 5, 1989 in Tappahannock, Virginia, Chris Brown is famous for his smooth vocals, impressive moves on the dance floor, and his incredibly controversial relationship with former girlfriend Rihanna. Inspired by the likes of Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder, Brown started out in his church choir and mimicking the dance moves of Usher, one of his idols. He was then discovered by a Def Jam Records employee named Tina Davis, who told Billboard magazine, “This kid is a star.” Davis later became Brown’s manager and was able to seize him a recording deal through Jive Records when he was only 15.
Brown released his self-titled album in November of 2005. Having worked with some of the established songwriters and producers in the industry, Brown’s album quickly made it to the charts, scoring a number one hit with his song “Run It!”. While definitely incorporating a noted hip-hop sound, the album also paid allegiance to classic R&B soul. At times, Brown has been compared to Michael Jackson due to his many talents as both dancer and singer. His album were awarded two Grammy nominations for Best R&B Album and Best New Artist. Even though he didn’t win, Brown later went on to win the NAACP Image Award and a Teen Choice Award.
Despite the domestic abuse scandal looming over him, Brown continues to gain popularity as a performer, releasing albums “F.A.M.E.”, “Fortune”, and “X” through 2011, 2012, and 2014 respectively. Brown’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million, with sales of his albums raking in over $121 million in 2013 alone.
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