Usher Raymond IV, better known by his stage name Usher, is an American singer, songwriter, producer and actor who is responsible for many chart toppers over the last few decades.
Usher’s singing career began at a seriously early age, LaFace records signed him on the spot at 13 after he auditioned for them with Boyz II Men’s ‘End Of The Road’. After being sent to live with Puff Daddy at a singing/coaching ‘camp’ to help his voice adapt through puberty, Usher released his debut album in 1994 at 16 years old.
From then on, Usher’s career excelled impressively and his first certified gold and platinum single in the US, ‘Nice and Slow’, peaked at No.1 in January 1998. The album it came from, ‘You Make Me Wanna…’ has been certified as a six-time platinum.
Usher’s third album in 2001 saw the two lead singles ‘U Remind Me’ and ‘UGotItBack’ top the Billboard 100. Usher was awarded a Grammy for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for "U Remind Me", and he won the same award the next year for "U Don't Have to Call".
After a career glittered with success, what is Usher’s net worth in 2022?
Usher’s Net Worth 2022:
Considering the amount of hits Usher has given his fans throughout his time in the industry it is no surprise that, according to celebritynetworth, the 43 year old’s net worth sits at a seriously impressive $180 million. The 75 million records he has sold globally is also enough to make him one of the best-selling artists of all time.
Aside from music, Usher has made a few acting appearances including ‘Moesha’, ‘She’s All In That’ and ‘In The Mix’. He also co-founded the record label RBMG Records, which signed Justin Bieber in 2008.
Usher is also an active Philanthropist. He set up a charity called ‘New Look’ and was given the Freedom Award for his work on it by the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis.