Usher Net Worth
Usher net worth: Usher is an American singer, songwriter, producer and actor who has a net worth of $180 million. Born in Texas but raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Usher's family recognized his vocal talent at a very early age. In order to help develop his music career, the family moved the family to Atlanta where Usher began recording professionally and making guest vocal appearances. Usher released his first studio album "Usher" in August of 1994 when he was still just 16 years old. Several of his albums debuted at the number one position on the US Billboard 200 chart. Five of his albums have been certified platinum by the RIAA (My Way, 8701, Confessions, Here I Stand) with Confessions selling over 10 million copies and achieving a diamond certification in the USA. His ten hit number one singles include U Remind Me (8701), OMG (Raymond v. Raymond), and Yeah! (Confessions), which reached number one across nine countries and became the best performing single of 2004 in the USA. Usher has contributed to many other songs and albums beside his own, having been featured in songs such as How Much (Mariah Carey, Rainbow) Same Girl (R. Kelly, Double Up), First Dance (Justin Bieber, My World). Among his awards are four American Music Awards, five Grammy Awards, and nineteen Billboard Awards. As an actor Usher has made appearances in many notable titles including Moesha, The Faculty, She's All That and In the Mix. Usher's side projects include US Records, which he established, co-ownership of professional basketball team the Cleveland Cavaliers, and founding New Look, a non-profit organization.