Famous as :R&B/pop singer, actor
Birth Name :Usher Raymond IV
Birth Date :October 14, 1978
Birth Place :Dallas, Texas, USA
Spouse :Tameka Foster (stylist, 3-Aug-07 - 4-Nov-09)
Claim to fame :Single "You Make Me Wanna" from album "My Way" (1997)
R&B professional singer Usher Raymond IV was born on October 14, 1978 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was raised there alongside his younger brother James by his single parent mother named Jonnetta Patton, who previously worked as a full-timer in an office. Usher began his singing career at his six-year age by joining the local church choir. Next at his twelfth year age, the guy followed his family moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where he began participating in various local talent shows. Later on in 1992, he met Bryant Reid, brother of the famed R&B producer and co-president of LaFace Records Antonio Reid, in an audition in his school. Got impressed by Usher's singing talent, Bryant attempted his audition for Reid, who at the end offered him a recording contract.