Usher Net Worth

Usher Net Worth

How much is Usher worth?

Net Worth:$180 Million
Date of Birth: October 14, 1978
Residence:Los Angeles California
Occupation:Songwriter, Singer, Actor & Dancer


Usher Raymond IV is one of the most famous American songwriters, singers, dancers, and actors from Dallas, Texas. He was raised in Chattanooga Tennessee and then moved to Atlanta Georgia. He was interested in singing since childhood. His mother observed his interest and dedication towards music and put him in several local singing competitions.

Usher started his career in 1994 when he released his first album, Usher. After that, My Way in 1997 raised him to fame and opened the doors of lots of opportunities for him. Raymond is titled as one of the best selling music artists of all time and also received The Eighth Grammy Award.

As of 2022, Usher net worth is estimated at around $180 million.

Early life

Usher was born on October 14, 1978, in Dallas Texas to Jonetta Patton and Usher Raymond III. His father left him and his family when he was just one year old. His mother raised him in Chattanooga Tennessee and then his stepfather took his responsibility.

Usher’s mother let him join the nearby church choir seeing his interest in singing. Her grandmother also discovered the amazing ability to sing in Usher and convince his family to move to Atlanta for basic learning and more opportunities. So finally they moved to Atlanta for a conducive environment for beginners in singing.

In Atlanta Usher went to North Springs High School for higher studies.

Personal life

Usher had been in different relationships and dated several models. He started dating Chilli Thomas A TLC member in 2001 and for almost two years they were in a relationship.

In 2003, Usher planned to release an album confessions that contained some songs related to his personal life. It also contained the experiences of his collaborators including Jermaine Dupri who went through many ups and downs related to pregnancy and infidelity. This was misunderstood by his fans who believe that these experiences and challenges were faced by Usher and this resulted in their group’s break up.

After this controversy resolves Usher started dating British supermodel Naomi Campbell and they were seen together at MTV Europe Music Awards. The same year he also dated model Eisha Brightwell for few months and seen together at Naacp Awards, Grammy awards, and Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

In 2005 he dated stylist, Tameka Foster. The couple engaged in 2007 and the same year they married in September at the Chateau Elan Winery and Resort. He became a father of three stepsons of Tameka from past relationships. Besides this, the couple gave birth to two sons named Cinco Raymond V and Naviyd Ely Raymond.

Unfortunately, the couple divorced in 2009 following highly publicized child custody. After his divorce, Usher attended the OMG Tour and earned a handsome $46 million which made him the world highest paid musician in 2011.

In 2015 Usher married his girlfriend Grace Miguel in Cuba.

Legal issues

Usher was claimed in the cases of fraud, carrier of herpes virus and exposing it to her girlfriends, infliction of emotional distress and sexual battery. He was charged a hefty amount against these allegations.


Asher started his career at the age of 10 when he joined R&B quintet called NuBeginnings and recorded 10 songs with them.

Usher met Bobby Brown’s bodyguard Alexander when he was only 13. Alexander arranged some of Usher’s performances in talent shows and parking lots. During these performances, he was noticed by LaFace Records and signed the contract with him when they saw him singing End Of The Road.

During his teenage years, he lost his voice due to puberty and therefore one of his most important projects was withheld and got late.

Usher got more confidence during his teens when his mother supported him after his successful album P. Diddy. She made him involved in more competition and talent shows for building a larger fan base. After his graduation from high school, he focused more on his skills and released his second album named My Way which was ranked at no 15 on billboard 200.

In 2001 he released 8701 his third album which was a huge hit. The album ranked at no 4 on a Billboard and sold over 210,000 copies during the first seven days.

In 2004 he released his fourth album Confessions which received very good feedback from Usher’s fans and followers. Around 1.1 million copies were sold in the first week of the release.

Usher continued releasing the successful albums including Here I Stand, Raymond V Raymond, Looking 4 Myself and Hard II Love.

As of 2022, Usher net worth is estimated to be around $180 million making him one of the richest American singers.


Usher has won several awards and made through many nominations throughout his career.

Usher won eight American Music Awards, Four Bet Awards, 18 Billboard Awards, Eight Grammy Awards, Two Mtv Vma Awards, Three NAACP Awards, Three Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, Three People’s Choice, Nine Soul Train Awards, Seven Teen Choice Awards, and Four World Music Awards, 14 ASCAP Awards.

He received numerous awards for his contribution to music including Musical Arts Award at the Bet Honors, Golden Note Award by ASCAP Awards and Inductions into the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Georgia Music Hall of Fame. Besides this, he received several accolades such as the President’s Volunteer Service Award and Freedom Awards.

His album Confessions certified diamond, two albums in My Ways and 8701 certified multi-platinum and Here I Stand and Raymond v Raymond certified two platinum.


Usher is one of the most successful singers and songwriters of all time. World’s most renowned artists like Justin Bieber, Lil Jon and Ludacris worked with him. He got so much fame and fortune with the support of his mother.

As of 2022, Usher net worth is around $180 million.

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Written by Abdul Qayyum Rajpoot

Abdul Qayyum Rajpoot is a productivity enthusiast who in on mission to help entrepreneurs and solopreneurs in achieving their business goals through focus, grit, and motivation. When he is not advocating smarter work, he is traveling the world or journaling his achievements in the self-growth arena on his blog.

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