What is Chris Brown Net Worth? How much is Chris Brown Earning? Is he richer than R.Kelly?
Born on May 5, 1989, Christopher Maurice Brown known as Chris Brown was raised in Tappahannock Virginia. He is an American singer, songwriter, actor and dancer. He was engaged in church choir and other talent shows from the young age.
Since childhood, he would listen to soul albums and also showed interest in the hip-hop genre. He learned to sing and dance by himself. He professes Michael Jackson being his inspiration.
Brown was discovered by Hitmission Records when he was 13yrs old. The company provided him voice coaching and found him contacts for a record deal. Later, he was signed by Tina Davis, senior A&R executive at Def Jam Recordings.
Davis worked as his manager and assisted him to get into popular labels such as J-Records, Jive Records and Warner Bros. Records. Until 2005, he attended Essex High School in Virginia and moved to New York to pursue musical career.
After being signed with Jive Records, he released his self-titled debut studio album. The album reached number 2 on the US Billboard 200 and certified double platinum by Recording Industry Association of America. His first single “Run It” landed top on the US billboard Hot 100. This made him the first male singer to have debut single top Billboard chart.
Likewise, his second album “Exclusive” got double platinum certification followed by commercial success.
He released his third album Graffiti in 2009. The single “I can Transform Ya” got into top-twenty single. Nevertheless, his fourth album, F.A.M.E launched in 2011 went to become his first ever to top Billboard 200. The album earned him his first Grammy Awards.
He received Grammy Award for Best R&B Album at 54th Grammy Awards. In 2012, he released his fifth album Fortune followed by sixth album X on September, 2014 and seventh studio album Royalty on December 2015.