Chris Brown is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. Brown became the first male artist since 1997 to have his debut single top the Billboard top 100 chart. As of 2020, Chris Brown net worth is $50 million. His full name is Christopher Maurice Brown
Chris Brown Profile
Christopher Maurice Brown was born on May 5, 1989, in the small town of Tappahannock, Virginia to Joyce Hawkins, a former day care center director, and Clinton Brown, a corrections officer at a local prison.
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Music was always present in Brown’s life beginning in his childhood. He would listen to soul albums that his parents owned, and eventually began to show interest in the hip-hop scene.
Brown taught himself to sing and dance at a young age and often cites Michael Jackson as his inspiration. He began to perform in his church choir and in several local talent shows.
When he mimicked an Usher performance of “My Way”, his mother recognized his vocal talent, and they began to look for the opportunity of a record deal.
At this same time, Brown was going through personal issues. His parents had divorced, and his mother’s boyfriend terrified him by subjecting her to domestic violence.
Chris Brown Career
Brown was discovered by Hitmission Records at the age of 13. Hitmission’s Lamont Fleming provided voice coaching for Brown, and the team helped to arrange a demo package and approached contacts in New York to seek a record deal.
Chris was sighed to Def Jam records in 2004. Chris Brown released his debut album the following year.
Released on November 29, 2005, the self-titled Chris Brown album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 with first week sales of 154,000 copies.
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Chris Brown was a relative commercial success with the time; selling over two million copies in the United States. The album was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Brown’s second studio album Exclusive, was released in the United States on November 6, 2007. He followed up with Graffiti in 2008.
Brown made the headlines in February , 2009, Brown and his then-girlfriend, singer Rihanna, had an argument which escalated into physical violence, leaving Rihanna with visible facial injuries which required hospitalization. Chris was arrested after the incident.
- Chris Brown (2005)
- Exclusive (2007)
- Graffiti (2009)
- F.A.M.E. (2011)
- Fortune (2012)
- X (2014)
- Royalty (2015)
- Heartbreak on a Full Moon (2017)
- Indigo (2019)
Chris Brown Net Worth
Chris brown net worth is $50 million. He is one of the most successful hip-hop singers at the moment.
Aside Music, Chris is also involved in other ventures including;
The record label CBE (Chris Brown Entertainment or Culture Beyond Your Evolution
It has been reported he owns fourteen Burger King restaurants
Chris Brown launched a clothing line called Black Pyramid, in collaboration with the founders of the Pink + Dolphin clothing line in 2012.
Chris Brown Awards
American music Awards 2008 -Artist of the Year
BET 2008-Best Male R&B Artist
BET Pre Awards 2008- Best Heartbreak Video
Billboard music Awards 2006-Male Artist of the Year
Grammy Awards 2012- Best R&B Album
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