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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.

Picture Gallery

Usher in 2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals - usher-2014-mtv-video-music-awards-02
Usher in 2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals - usher-2014-mtv-video-music-awards-01
Usher Arrives at Los Angeles International Airport - usher-arrives-at-los-angeles-international-airport-02
Usher Arrives at Los Angeles International Airport - usher-arrives-at-los-angeles-international-airport-01
Usher in 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals - usher-71st-annual-golden-globe-awards-01
Usher in The 15th Annual Warner Bros and InStyle Golden Globe Awards After Party - Arrivals - usher-15th-annual-warner-bros-and-instyle-golden-globe-awards-after-party-01


2015 : Who Shot the Sherriff?
2015 : Hands of Stone
2014 : Muppets Most Wanted
2013 : The Voice (TV)
2013 : Justin Bieber's Believe
2013 : Scary Movie 5
2012 : Bad 25
2012 : Romeo Santos King Stays King Sold Out at Madison Square Garden