Who is Chris Brown?
Chris Brown is a big name in the entertainment industry. He is an American R&B singer, well-known for making hip-hop, pop, and R&B songs. Chris is one of the decade’s most prominent singers and songwriters. Also, he is an actor, as well as a dancer. Moreover, he is highly famous for his double platinum studio albums, “Chris Brown,” “Exclusive,” and “F.A.M.E.” Likewise, his pop hits include “Run It!,” “Kiss Kiss,” and “Forever,” among many others. Besides, Chris has appeared in few films as a supporting role and as a leading role in “This Christmas.”
|Celebrated Name||Chris Brown|
|Birth Date||May 5, 1989|
|Birth Place||Tappahannock, Virginia, US|
|Full Name||Christopher Maurice Brown|
|Parents||Father: Clinton Brown
Mother: Joyce Hawkins
|Height||6 feet 1 inch|
|Body Measurements||41-14-33 inches|
|Kids||Royalty, Aeko Catori Brown|
|Net Worth||$60 million|
Chris Brown was born on May 5, 1989, as the name Christopher Maurice Brown, in Tappahannock, Virginia, US. He was born to his father Clinton Brown and his mother, Joyce Hawkins. Clinton worked as a corrections officer at a local prison, whereas Joyce served as a director of a daycare center. Likewise, he grew up along with his older sister, Lytrell Bundy. He has the star sign of Taurus.
Besides, Chris holds an American nationality, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to Afro-American. He is Christian by religion. Standing at the height of 6 feet 1 inch, and weighing about 82 kg, he has been able to maintain his body fit and healthy, along with the body measurements 41-14-33 inches. Also, his black hair color, and dark brown eye color, reflects his fantastic personality.
Early Life of Chris Brown
From an early age, Chris loved listening to music. He listened to soul albums and grew his interest in the hip-hop scene. He learned singing and dancing himself. Chris started performing in the local talent shows and church choir. His love for pop music developed. After he completed high school, he gave his full time to pursue his career.
Chris Brown started his career at a young age. In 2002, when he was thirteen years old, the Hitmission Record was searching for new talent, and they found him. They gave Chris training, and he got the chance to audition for Def Jam Recordings, provided by Tina Davis. Eventually, everyone loved his voice, and with the help of his instructor, Davis, Chris raised to the label like “Jive Records.”
Then in 2005, he released his self-titled album, “Chris Brown,” which made him a big sensation. The album reached second in the Billboard 200, and over 3 million copies sold globally. Moreover, the album certified twice platinum by the RIAA. The lead single, “Run It!”, from the album peaked the Billboard Hot 100. In 2006, he inaugurated “The Up Close & Personal Tour” for the promotion of the album, where he performed more than 30 concerts in the US.
Likewise, in January 2007, he released his second album, “Exclusive.” Only in the first week, the album ranked fourth in the Billboard Hot 100, and 1.9 million copies sold in the US. The album included the hit songs life “Wall to Wall,” “Kiss Kiss,” and “With You.” For publicizing the album more, Chris commenced “The Exclusive Holiday Tour,” and appeared in more than 30 shows in the US. He collaborated with the Jordin Sparks‘ single, “No Air.”
Chris released his third studio album, “Graffiti,” in 2009. He released his next album “F.A.M.E” in 2010, which became the most successful album. The album reached the top position in the Billboard 200 chart and over 270,000 copies sold in the first week. The lead single of the album, “Yeah 3x” was in top-ten in 11 countries. Moreover, being certified by the gold platinum, the collection also became the album of the Year, in addition to winning Grammy Award, and the Soul, Train Music Awards.
Similarly, he has launched the other five albums. In 2012, Chris released an album, “Fortune,” which peaked a Billboard 200, though they received negative reviews from the critics. In 2014, the album “X” released. The album ranked second in the Billboard 200, and over 145,000 copies were sold in the first week.
His seventh album, “Royalty,” named after her daughter, launched in December 2015. The album reached the third position on the US Billboard 200. His next album, “Heartbreak on a Full Moon” again reached third in the Billboard Chart. In 2019, the singer extended his contract with the label RCA Records. At the age of 29, he became the youngest artist to own master recordings. His ninth album “Indigo” released in 2019.
On May 5, 2020, the dynamic singer released a collaborative mixtape, “Slime & B” with Young Thug.
Besides his singing career, Chris Brown has also appeared in the films. He debuted on the big screen in 2007, appearing as a supporting role in the movie, “Stomp the Yard.” In the same year, he featured in the film, “The Christmas,” as a lead role as Michael “Baby” Whitfield. Eventually, in 2010, also working as an executive producer, Brown appeared as Jesse Attica in the film, “Takers.” Likewise, he appeared in the movie “Think Like a Man,” and “Battle of the Year,” as a supporting role in 2012, and 2013, respectively. He has a documentary, “Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life,” released in 2017. In 2020, he had an appearance in “She Ball.”
Personal Life of Chris Brown
Chris Brown was in a relationship with Rihanna. In February 2009, he became arrested with the accuse of assaulting Rihanna. He had an argument with her due to Rihanna had to be hospitalized for facial injuries. This made Chris be suspended from music and functions. However, later he pleaded sorry for his violence. Moreover, they came back together in January 2013; however, things did not go good and broke up after four months.
Besides, Chris has dated a model, Karrueche Tran. He has a daughter, Royalty, born in 2015, with Nia Guzman. Later, in 2019, he announced he is having a second child with Ammika Harris. They gave birth to a son, Aeko Catori Brown, on November 20, 2019.
Chris Brown has been able to earn massive popularity from his professional career. Likewise, along with gaining name and fame, he has been able to make a handsome amount of money. Chris has an estimated net worth of about $60 million as of 2020. Furthermore, he is one of the highest-grossing musicians worldwide.