Prosperous singer with scandalous reputation and long full name Christopher Maurice Brown started his career in late 2005, at the age of 16. The single Run it! led the charts and became known around the world appearing in the first album. However, Chris Brown knows well bitter price of world popularity.
Chris Brown Net Worth - $30 Million
Birth Name - Christopher Maurice Brown
Date of birth - May 5, 1989
Zodiac Sign - Taurus
Birth Place - Tappahannock, Virginia, U.S.
Nationality - American
Height - 6′ 1″
Profession - Record producer, Screenwriter, Singer-songwriter, Rapper, Actor, Dancer, Music artist, Businessperson
The initial album was already on the 2nd place in Billboard 200, and in 7 days over 155 thousand copies have been sold all over the world. That was smashing success without any explanations. After 5 weeks of sale, the album was certified platinum; in a year it became double platinum. The second single «Yo (Excuse Me Miss)» led the top ten hits for 10 weeks.
In summer 2006, the singer began the tour «The Up Close and Personal Tour» to promote the album. Upon its completion, Chris began work on a second album «Exclusive», which was released in November 2007. In summer 2008, the album was re-released deluxe edition. It was called «Exclusive: The Forever Edition» and included four new tracks.
More in 2008, Chris worked on the third studio album. According to the artist, he was going to experiment with different styles and genres. The album was released December 15, 2008, and took 55th place. It became the first serious failure in the career of a popular singer bringing him one-star rating and much headache.
The most difficult life stories came on February 8th, 2009 when Chris Brown was arrested on charges of domestic violence. The victim was his girlfriend, a well-known singer Rihanna. After this incident, many of its advertising campaigns were cancelled, several radio stations refused to put his songs in the rotation, and the Chris overturned most of the performances, including the Grammy Awards.
Anyway, life always gives the second chance. A month later, Chris posted a short video on YouTube, in which he apologized to Rihanna and his fans. In September of the same year, Chris gave his first public interview on Larry King show, where he spoke about domestic violence in childhood. He claimed he could rearrange his thoughts and way of life in order to become a good man without hitting the girls.
In May 2010, Chris with his friend Tyga began recording joint mixtape, which was a great success. This gave Brown hopes that his career could still rise. On March 22, 2011 he released his new album entitled «FAME». Throughout his career, Chris Brown has released 4 albums, 20 singles, and 4 joint albums. Of course, the sky isn't the limit, and the rapper is pretty sure about this.
Chris Brown has an estimated net worth of $30 million. He gets incredible profit from various sources, from music successful albums and tours to commercials. Music and tour sales are clearly not enough to keep the lights on for Chris Brown as the singer has revealed he owns 14 Burger King restaurants. The R&B star revealed the unexpected source of income in an editorial piece for Us Weekly magazine. Yes, we can be sure the singer has a real business mind and follows his road of success. Well this is the story of Chris.