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Usher Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 13, 2017

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Short Biography

Usher was born on 14-10-1978 in Dallas in the state of Texas, United States. He is an American Singer, Songwriter, Choreographer, Dancer, Musician, Film Director, Film Producer, Film Actor, Record Producer, Television Personality, Administrator, Businessperson, Television Actor, Soap Opera Actor, Director, Philanthropist & Recording Artist.

Usher Complete Bio & Career

Usher’s association with music started when he was just six years old by singing in church choir. His first album was released in 1994 when he was just 15 years old. Usher in a very short time became a sensation for his broad vocal range, polished vocals, chic style, sensual ballads and sexy dance moves. 
It has been more than 20 years since he started his professional music career and has been among the most dominant players in the music industry. He became famous for subsuming sexual undertones in his tracks. Among his initial albums, he enjoyed a great success on his album 8701. He won two Grammy awards for this album’s songs like "U Don't Have to Call" and "U Remind Me". He was at the peak of his career in the early 2000s and was also named the "Artist of the Year" in 2004. He in his decorated career has collaborated with numerous other noted artists like Ludacris, Diddy, Justin Bieber and Rico Love among many others. He to date has won 5 Grammy Awards and numerous other awards. His latest album Hard II Love was released on September 16, 2016, and received generally positive reviews from contemporary music critics. It debuted at number 5 on the US Billboard 200 and sold 28,000 copies in the United States in its first week. It also became his seventh consecutive top ten album in the United States. The lead single, "No Limit" featuring rapper Young Thug initially was serviced to Urban radio on June 9, and eventually peaked at number 32 on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 9 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.
In addition to enjoying a highly successful music career, he has also tried his hands at acting. His initial noted role was in the film The Faculty in the year 1998. After which, he made guest appearances on numerous television shows. He played the title role in noted Broadway play tilted Chicago in the year 2006. Besides that, he has also served as a judge of the famous NBC singing competition titled The Voice in 2012. 
He also has some business interests from launching his own men’s cologne line to having a stake in the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team and owning a record label titled US Records. 

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Usher Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Usher Raymond III and Jonetta Patton. He was married to Tameka Foster from 2007 to 2009. Together they had two children’s. He is currently married to Grace Miguel since 2015.    

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Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Usher

  • He dated Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas of TLC for two years from 2001 to 2003.
  • Usher’s mom was a medical technician, but she eventually left her job. She left her job so she could work with him to manage his career.
  • In fact, Usher likes basketball so much that is the part-owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers!
  • Usher found the charity called New Look. New Look is a non-profit organization that aims to “provide young people with a new look on life through education and real-world experience.”
  • Though Usher does not actively speak about his veganism, he is 100 percent a full-fledged vegan. He began as a vegetarian, but after his father died in 2008, he decided to pursue an even healthier lifestyle and began a vegan diet.
  • Usher was born in Tennessee, and the state has a lot of pride regarding his roots. There is a road in Chattanooga, Tennessee that is named after him. The road is called the Usher Raymond Parkway.
  • Billboard named Usher the second most successful artist of the aughts, which is a pretty high honor.
  • Before he attained fame as a solo artist, he was part of a group called the NuBeginnings. He recorded 10 songs with the group.

Usher Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

43 years, 8months, 15 days old age Usher will turn 44 on 14 October, 2022. Only 3 months, 14 days, 23 hours,5 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Usher has celebrated the total number of 44 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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