Usher Terry Raymond IV, or Usher to his fans, is an American R&B singer and record label founder. Usher was born October 14, 1978 in Dallas, TX. Usher became engaged to stylist Tameka Foster in early 2007. After cancelling their July 2007 wedding, they married in a small ceremony in August and a bigger ceremony in September 2007. They had two sons, Usher ‘Cinco’ Raymond V and Naviyd Ely Raymond. Usher and Foster divorced in November 2009.
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2. Income & Salary
Usher sang with a R&B quintent called NuBeginnings at age 11 and competed on Star Search at 13. After being discovered on Star Search, Usher signed with LaFace Records. Usher hit it big with his second album, My Way, with the single “You Make Me Wanna…” After the success of My Way, Usher began acting on various TV series and films. Usher continued releasing albums and touring. In 2004, his single ‘Yeah’ spent six weeks at number one. His OMG tour in 2011 earned $70 million worldwide. He has won eight Grammy awards, 20 Billboard Music Awards, and eight American Music Awards. Usher broadened his appeal as a judge on the fourth season of The Voice.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Usher was #12 on Forbes list for the highest paid musicians in 2012, earning $46 million. His current net worth is estimated at $150 million. In addition to his music career, Usher is also part owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, he founded his own record label, US Records, created his own fragrance line, and co-founded the Raymond Braun Media Group (RBMG). The group found success when they discovered and signed Justin Bieber in 2008.