Usher Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | April 16, 2024

Date of Birth

14 / October / 1978


46 Years


Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Dancer, Businessman, Philanthropist, NBA owner.

Usher, born Usher Raymond IV, is a multifaceted entertainer known for his prowess in singing, songwriting, acting, dancing, and business endeavors.

Usher Height, Weight, Wife, Age, Biography & More

With nicknames like Big Ush, Big Tyme, and Mr. Entertainment, he has left an indelible mark on the music industry. Usher gained widespread recognition for his album “Confessions” released in 2004, solidifying his status as a prominent figure in contemporary R&B.


He hails from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and spent a significant portion of his life in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended North Springs High School for his education, with no further details about college education available.


He was born on October 14, 1978, in Dallas, Texas, U.S., under the zodiac sign of Libra. At the age of 46, he proudly represents American nationality.

Physical Stats

Usher stands at 173 cm (5’8″) tall and weighs approximately 75 kg (165 lbs), with chest, waist, and biceps measurements of 45 inches, 33 inches, and 15.5 inches respectively. He has captivating black eyes and dark brown hair.


He has been romantically linked with Stefanie Thomas, Ayesha Butler, Jessica White, Monica Arnold, Brandy Norwood, Karrine Steffans, Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas, Melinda Santigo, Joy Bryant, Naomi Campbell, Eishia Brightwell, Tameka Foster, and Grace Miguel, with whom he has been in a relationship since 2009.

Wife and Children

He was previously married to Tameka Foster from 2007 to 2009 and is currently married to Grace Miguel. He has two sons, Usher V and Naviyd, aged eight and seven respectively as of 2016.


Usher’s family includes his father, Usher Raymond III, and his mother, Jonetta Patton. He also has a half-brother named James Lackey. Usher’s religious affiliation is reported to be either Kabbala Judaism or Scientology, and he identifies as African-American ethnically.

Usher Ex-Wife Tameka Foster

Usher Ex-Wife Tameka Foster

Usher Second Ex-Wife Grace Miguel

Usher Wife Grace Miguel

Usher with his Sons

Usher with his Sons


Usher’s career is a testament to his multifaceted talent and enduring influence in the entertainment industry. Rising to prominence as an R&B sensation in the late 1990s, he quickly solidified his status as a music icon with chart-topping hits and captivating performances. Beyond his musical achievements, Usher has ventured into acting, showcasing his versatility on both the big screen and television.

He has also made strides as a businessman, philanthropist, and NBA team owner. Throughout his career, Usher’s dynamic presence and unwavering dedication have cemented his legacy as one of the most influential figures in contemporary music and entertainment.

Net Worth

Usher’s net worth is estimated at $180 million, and he resides in a $3.3 million Roswell House.

Favorites Things

Favorite Book Conversations with God
Favorite Candy M&M’s
Favorite Movie The Five Heartbeats
Favorite Music Steve Wonders, Michael Jackson, R Kelly, Notorious Big,
Favorite Perfume His own fragrance line

Some Lesser Known Facts About Usher

  • Usher begun his music career soon as 9 years old!
  • His father left home when he was only one year old. He was raised by his mother and step-father.
  • Usher’s grandmother realized his singing caliber when he started singing in different groups and places. His family even moved to Atlanta because there were better opportunities in Atlanta for new artists.
  • He mother gave up her job where she was working as a medical technician to be her manager but ceased doing it in 2007.
  • He did appear in the animation movie Geppet.
  • Usher got the chance to dance with his idol Michael Jackson on ‘Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special’ telecast.
  • He is a vegan. He turned vegetarian after his father’s death and gave up eggs and dairy products eventually.
  • Does he Smoke? Not Known
  • Does Usher drink alcohol? Yes
  • RIAA has ranked Usher as America’s best-selling artists of all times.
  • Usher met Chilli when he was writing for Poetic Justice.
  • He had lost his singing finesse due to puberty while he was signed up with LA Reid. The label also thought of dropping him but stuck with him when Usher requested and insisted.
  • Usher sang at the We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial along with Shakira and Steve Wonder.
  • Usher was named as the “Sexiest R&B Star” and “Sexiest Man Alive” by People’s magazine in 1998 and 2004 respectively.
  • All his Billboard number ones put together held 47 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, which makes him the only male artist to have that under his belt.
  • Usher in total has sold 65 million records worldwide.
  • Usher’s voice type is leggero tenor.
  • He was contestant mentor on The American Idol for the Top 10 week.
  • He has a road named after him called “Usher Raymond Parkway”!

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Body Measurements Chest: 45 Inches, Waist: 33 Inches, Biceps: 15.5 Inches
Birth Place Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Children Sons: Usher V and Naviyd
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Dark Brown
Height In CM 173 CM
Height In Meter 1.73 M
Nationality American
Parents Father: Usher Raymond III, Mother: Jonetta Patton
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Dancer, Businessman, Philanthropist, NBA owner.
Siblings Brother: James Lackey
Spous Tameka Foster (m. 2007–09), Grace Miguel (m. 2015), Current Relationship Married to Frace Miguel
Weight 75 kg
Zodiac Sign Libra


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