Usher has been in the music industry since he was a teenager. All of his time and hard work has paid off. User is said to be worth an estimated 180 million dollars and his career is far from over.
Usher Net Worth - $180 Million
Birth Name - Usher Terry Raymond IV
Date of birth - October 14, 1978
Zodiac Sign - Libra
Birth Place - Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Nationality - American
Height - 5' 7"
Profession - Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Actor
Usher is the all around entertainer. He can sing, he can dance, he can act, and he can even write songs for other musicians. When Usher was 14 years old he attended a talent show where none other than music executive L.A Reid was in attendance. The producer was impressed by this young boy and signed him to a record contract. Up until this point Usher has sung mainly gospel music.
Within the next year Usher released his first studio album. This album was nothing to look down up. Sean “Puffy” Combs produced most of this album. This young boy was able to get to gold status with his first release. At the age of 15 Usher was asked to appear on several other projects in order to get exposure. By the time his next album was released fan could not wait. Many of his projects have been certified platinum and his album Confessions have reached diamond status in the United States.
In addition to release his own music Usher has worked with several well known artist. He has done songs with Mariah Carey, R. Kelly, and many more artist. Usher has even been credited with discovering pop sensation Justin Bieber. Usher performed with this singer at the Grammys and the world paid attention. Usher has also been one of the most popular artists to see in concert. Many admire Usher for his dancing skills. He can move and many people go to see what kinds of moves he will be putting on during his show.
Usher has been recognized for his musical work. He has won several American Music Awards, Grammys, and Billboard Awards. It is not just the music industry that took notice of this star. Usher can act as well. He appeared in several well known movies including She’s All That and The Faculty. Not too bad for a kid for Georgia.
To make even more money Usher has expanded outside of music and acting. He started his own record company called US Records and receives a portion of the profits for all of the artists he signs. He is also co owner of the professional basketball team the Cleveland Cavaliers. While making this money Usher has also given back to the community. He founded New Look which is a nonprofit organization. While singing has made Usher most of his fortune these other business adventures do not hurt. They keep on making him several more millions of dollars.
Usher does it all. He sings, dances, acts, and drives the ladies wild. With his talent and several million records sold Usher had the chance to engage in other business adventures. Usher has more than enough money to last the rest of his life but he is still a strong presence in the entertainment world.