Usher Terry Raymond IV is an American singer, songwriter, actor and dancer born on 14th October 1978. He began his music career at early age by appearing and competing in various musical programmes. Usher became successful in releasing his eponymous debut album in 1994. The album received positive reviews and debuted at number 25 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. But the breakthrough as a singer came into his life with release of his second album called My Way in 1997. Usher himself co-write and produced some of the singles of this album. My Way produced some hit singles including the lead single, You Make Me Wanna which peaked at number one in the UK. In coming years, he released numerous albums which earned critical acclaim and commercial success such as 8701, Confessions, Raymond v. Raymond and Looking 4 Myself. Numerous singles of these albums gained worldwide success including Yeah!, Burn, OMG and Climax. Usher won several awards against these singles including eight Grammy Awards, 20 Billboard Music Awards and eight American Music Awards. Furthermore, during 2009 he was ranked the number one Hot 100 artist of the 2000s decade.
In addition to that, being an actor, he as well performed variety of roles in different films such as Light It Up, Killers and Muppets Most Wanted. Philanthropically, Usher formed a charity organization named New Look with an aim to provide a new look to young generation on life through experience and education. In his personal life, Usher dated Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas in 2001 but their relationship ended up after two years. Later on, he married stylist Tameka Foster in 2007 but their marriage lasted for just two years. He has two children from Tameka Foster and is now married to Grace Miguel.
Usher Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Usher Raymond IV
- Nicknames: Entertainment, Big Tyme, Big Ush
- Occupation: Singer, Actor
- Date of Birth: October 14, 1978
- Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, U.S.
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
Usher Family Details:
- Father: Usher Raymond III
- Mother: Jonetta Patton
- Siblings: James Lackey
- Spouse: Grace Miguel (m. 2015), Tameka Foster (m. 2007–2009)
- Children: Naviyd Ely Raymond, Usher Raymond V
Usher Career Highlights:
- Debut Album: Usher (1994)
- First Film: The Faculty (1998)
- First TV Show: Moesha (1997)
Usher Body Measurements:
Given below are the complete singer Usher body measurements including his height, weight, shoe, chest, waist and biceps size.
- Height: 5′ 8″ (1.73 m)
- Weight: 75 kg (165 pounds)
- Shoe Size: N/a
- Chest Size: 45 inches
- Waist Size: 33 inches
- Arms / Biceps: 15 inches
Usher Interesting Facts:
- Usher is a vegetarian.
- Some of his nicknames are Big Tyme and Big Ush.
- He is also the part owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers professional basketball team.