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


Biography / Wiki

It is hard to keep your body from moving and grooving when you hear Usher’s songs. He is considered to be the best-selling artist of the contemporary era. In the United States itself, Usher has sold a total of 23.8 million albums and 38.2 million digital songs.

To date, he has sold eight studio albums and has won numerous awards. He was born on October 14, 1978, in Dallas, United States. He is also a businessman apart from being an actor and a singer. The new organization “New Look” was founded by Usher to provide young people with a new look at education”.

Height / Weight / Age

Date Of Birth October 14, 1978
Age 44 Years
Height In Centimeters – 173 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’8”

Weight In Kilograms – 75 kg

In Pounds – 165 lbs

Body Measurements 45-33-15.5
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 10 (US)

Net Worth

As of 2019, Usher has an estimated net worth of $180 million.

Education / Family

Though Usher was born in Dallas, he was raised and spent his young life in Chattanooga, Tennessee. His father left him in childhood; he grew up with his mother, stepfather, and half-brother. His singing ability was discovered by his grandmother when he was 9 years old.

Usher joined a singing group to enhance his skills in music. For greater opportunities, he moved to Atlanta with his family, where he attended North Springs High School for his education. His ethnicity is African-American.


Usher Raymond IV

 Nickname Big Ush, Big Tyme, Mr. Entertainment
Birth Place Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Profession Singer, songwriter. Actor, dancer, Businessman, Philanthropist, NBA owner
Zodiac sign Libra
School North Springs High School
College N/A
Religion Kabbala Judaism or Scientology
Nationality American
Home Town Chattanooga, Tennessee

Atlanta, Georgia

Debut Album – Usher (1994)

Movie – The Faculty (1998)

Moesha (4 episode)

Fathers Name Usher Raymond
Mothers Name Jonetta Patton
Brother James Lackey (Half-brother)

Career / Fashion And Style

At the age of 15, he signed a contract with LaFace Records and released his self-titled album. Songs like “Nice & Slow” and “You make me wanna” debuted at number 15 on the Billboard 200.

He played a supporting role in the American TV series “Moesha” and made his acting debut. His major breakthrough was his album “Confessions” in 2004; this album received both critics and audience.

He has won numerous awards which include 18 Billboard Music Awards, 7 teen choice awards, 4 world music awards, and many more. He is also running many business ventures which are contributing to his net worth.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

In 2015, he married Grace Miguel in Cuba. She was his second wife. From her first wife Tameka Foster, he has two sons.

Girlfriends Ayesha Butler


Ayesha Butler
Ayesha Butler

Karrine Steffans

Karrine Steffans
Karrine Steffans

Stefanie Thomas

Stefanie Thomas
Stefanie Thomas

Jessica White

Usher with Jessica White
Usher with Jessica White

Monica Arnold (1995)

Monica Arnold
Monica Arnold

Brandy Norwood (1998-1999)

Usher with Brandy Norwood
Usher with Brandy Norwood

Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas

Usher with Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas
Usher with Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas

Melinda Santigo (2002)

Melinda Santigo
Melinda Santigo

Joy Bryant (2004)

Usher with Joy Bryant
Usher with Joy Bryant

Naomi Campbell (2004)

Usher with Naomi Campbell
Usher with Naomi Campbell

Eishia Brigtwell (2005)

Usher with Eishia Brightwell
Usher with Eishia Brightwell

Tameka Foster (2006-2009)

Usher with Tameka Foster
Usher with Tameka Foster

Grace Miguel (2009-present)

Usher with Grace Miguel
Usher with Grace Miguel

Marital Status Married
Wife Tameka Foster (2007-2009)

Grace Miguel (2015)

Children Sons – Usher V and Naviyd

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.

Favorite Book Conversations with God
Favorite Movie The Five Heartbeats
Favorite Candy M&M’s
Favorite Perfume His own fragrance line
Favorite Singers Steve Wonders, Michael Jackson, R Kelly, Notorious Big


Some Interesting Facts About Usher

  • Usher turned into a vegetarian after his father’s death. He gave up eggs and dairy products.
  • Under Usher’s minority ownership, ‘Cleveland Cavaliers’ won the 2016 NBA Championship.
  • He was honored with the title of ‘Best-selling artists’ of all times by RIAA.
  • Raymond-Braun Media Group is co-owned by Usher along with Scooter Braun.
  • At the Lincoln Memorial, Usher sang ‘We are one: The Obama Inaugural Celebration’ along with Shakira and Steve Wonder.
  • People Magazine named him the “Sexiest R&B Star” in 1998.
  • In 2004, People Magazine named him the “Sexiest Man Alive”.
  • ‘Usher Raymond Parkway’ road was named after Usher.
  • For the Top 10 week, he was a contestant mentor on ‘The American Idol’.
  • He owns “Roswell House” worth $3.3 million.
  • Art collecting is his hobby.
  • Michael Jackson, Steve Wonders, and Prince are his inspirations.
  • In the animation movie ‘Geppert’, Usher was featured.
  • On the ‘Michael Jackson’s: 30th Anniversary Special’ telecast, Usher got an opportunity to dance with the idol of Michael Jackson.
  • When he was one year old, his father left home. Later, his mother and step-father raised him.
  • His car collection includes Ferrari 458 Spider, Mercedes Benz A45 AMG, Matte Black CLS, and Mercedes Benz AMG.
  • His bike collection includes Ducati Monster 1100 EVO motorbikes, Brawler GTC, and Ducati 848 Evo Superbike.
  • He is popular for his stage presence and lives singing, which reflects his appreciation for Michael Jackson.
  • He is also the co-owner of the music streaming service “Tidal”.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @usher
  2. Twitter@Usher
  3. Facebook @Usher
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