What is Usher Net Worth? How much is Usher Earning? Is he richer than Adam Levine?
Usher, full name Usher Raymond IV is an American born (October 14, 1978) singer, dancer, actor and songwriter. He was born in Texas however raised in Tennessee. Later the family moved to Atlanta, Georgia. When he was nine years old, he joined the local church youth choir.
His mother put him in singing competitions called Star Search at the age of 12. During his tenure in competition, his singing ability caught the attention of music A&R from LaFace Records.
In August 1994, Usher released self-titled first album “Usher”, followed by releasing his sophomore album My Way in 1997. Nice & Slow song from the album became his first U.S. number 1 single in Billboard Hot 100.
Likewise, Recording Industry Association of America gave the album 6 times platinum certification. The album also earned him his first Grammy Award nomination for his debut single “You Make Me Wanna” in 1998.
Usher earned his first Grammy Award from Best Male R&B Vocal Performance in 2002 with the song “U Remind Me”. He is one of the best selling artists of 2000s. His album, Confessions sold more than 20 million copies across the globe. In addition, the RIAA lists him as the number 1 best selling artists in the music history of America. Just in America alone, his albums have been sold 23.8+ million copies and 38.2+ million digital songs.
Alongside bagging eight Grammy Awards till date, Usher also won other numerous awards including Billboard Music Awards and American Music Awards. Billboard ranks him at number 6 on the list of Billboard Top 50 R&B / Hip-hop Artists of Past 25Yrs.
In 2008, Usher made a joint venture with manager Scooter Braun by starting record level, Raymond-Braun Media Group. He also has several restaurants and is part owner of the professional basketball team, Cleveland Cavaliers. He joined as a new coach of American talent show “The Voice”. In September 2015, he married his girlfriend and manager Grace Miguel in Cuba.