Chris Brown

Chris Brown

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Chris is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, as well as an entrepreneur. Chris Brown has made appearances in several films. His biggest inspiration is the singer with a silky smooth voice  Michael Jackson.

Early life and Childhood

Currently, Chris Brown is 31 years old. He was born on May 5, 1989, in Tappahannock, Virginia, the United States. His birth name is Christopher Maurice Brown and birth sign is Taurus. His father’s name is Clinton Brown, who is a corrections officer at a local prison and his mother’s name is Joyce Hawkins who is a former daycare center director. Similarly, he loves music since his childhood and taught himself how to sing and dance. He grew up with his brother Lytrell Bundy.

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Caption: Chris Brown’s golden old memories with his mother (Source: Instagram)

But his parents got divorced and after that, his mother became involved with an abusive man. This greatly troubled his teenage. However, his mother encouraged him to participate in local talent shows and made him sing in the church choir. She knew her son had the potential to make it big and was on the lookout for a record deal. Likewise, he belongs to American- Australian citizenship and ethnicity of mixed (African-American). Talking about Chris’s educational history, he studied at Essex High School. However, he drops out of his study in 2005.

Professional life

Chris Brown started his career with Jive Records as he was spotted by Tina Davis, an A&R executive who helped him sign a contract. Likewise, he collaborated with several songwriters including Scott Storch and Jazze Pha. Then, In November 2005, his first self-titled album ‘Chris Brown’ was out. Whereas, his debut album hit a big success for songs like ‘Run It!’, ‘Gimme That’ and ‘Say Goodbye’ and eventually went multi-platinum in the U.S.

Moreover, in the year 2006, he commenced on a tour for further promotion of his album. He has played in over 30 concerts throughout the country during the Up Close and Personal Tour. Also, he has played the character of Duron in the 2007 drama and dance film ‘Stomp the Yard’.

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Caption: Chris Brown’s stage performance (Source: NBC news)

In November 2007, his second studio album ‘Exclusive’ was released. It was also a big gig, which peaked at No. 4 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. It also included five super hit singles that get featured on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2009, ‘Graffiti’ his third album was out.

Likewise, he starred a professional bank robber in the 2010 crime thriller ‘Takers’. In addition, his 2011 album ‘F.A.M.E’ debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart which contained the hit single ‘Yeah 3x’. In this several guest appearances by artists like Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber, and Big Sean were featured in it. He also went to a concert tour, The F.A.M.E Tour, for the promotion of the album. Similarly, he executed 32 concerts in North America over the course of this tour.

After 2010

Ultimately, in 2012, his fifth studio album ‘Fortune’ was released which peaked at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 and became the top album in other countries like New Zealand, the U.K. and the Netherlands as well. Also, he played the role of Alex in the 2012 romantic comedy film ‘Think Like a Man’ based on the book ‘Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man’ by Steve Harvey. His upcoming project is the film ‘Battle of the Year’ and the much-awaited album ‘X’.

Business ventures

In 2007, he founded the record label CBE (Chris Brown Entertainment or Culture Beyond Your Evolution), under Interscope Records. Since he has signed frequent collaborator Kevin McCall, singer/songwriter Joelle James, singer Sabrina Antoinette, former RichGirl member Sevyn Streeter, and rock group U.G.L.Y.

Likewise, he has stated he owns fourteen Burger King restaurants. In 2012, he started a clothing line called Black Pyramid, in collaboration with the founders of the Pink + Dolphin clothing line.

Awards and Net Worth

Reflecting on Chris’s awards and nominations, he has won Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award, Video of the Year for Chris Brown Ft. Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes: Look at Me Now (2011) at BET Award, Best R&B Album at Grammy Awards in 2013. Likewise, he has also won Best Male Video for Chris Brown: Turn Up the Music (2012), Best Male Video for Chris Brown: With You (2007) at MTV Video Music Awards.

Chris has earned a decent sum of money by his profession. Likewise, his estimated net worth is around $50 million. However, his income and salary are still under review.

Personal life

Talking about Chris Brown’s relationship status, he has dated many girls. Currently, he might be single. He is happy with living a single life after being in lots of relationships.

Past relationship

However, reflecting on his past relationship, he has dated an American recording artist, singer, Kelly Rowland and also dated an American singer, songwriter, and rapper Lil Mama. Similarly, he has also dated an American heiress, socialite, TV personality, businesswoman, fashion designer, entrepreneur, model, actress, producer, author, and singer Paris Hilton.

They dated each other for some time, but it never turned in to a serious relationship between the duo. Likewise, he has dated a Canadian singer-songwriter, model, actress, philanthropist, and fashion icon Keshia Chante, an American model Erica Jackson, Jasmine Sanders.

Additionally, he has dated an American singer and ex-member of Pharrell’s group Nerd Rhea, American model Karrueche Tran, an American reality TV star, Draya Michele, a Barbadian recording artist, fashion designer, and actress Rihanna, model Brittany Renner, model Indya Marie, model Amy Shehab, model Ammika Harris, singer Tinashe, Cydney Christine, model Krista Santiago, Montana Tucker, model Vanessa Vargas, and many more girls. However, they split up with each other.

Furthermore, he had a fling with model Keisha Kimball in 2013 and also with an adult model, Nia Amey in September 2013. During this time, Nia got pregnant and gave birth to a child of Chris named his daughter Royalty on June 17, 2014. Recently, he has been dating Diamond Brown before his single status (2019). The pair had a son together on 20 November 2019. His name is Aeko Catori Brown.

Scandals

There were many rumors regarding his relationship as he has been dating many girls around. However, at the present, he keeps himself far away from rumors s well as scandals in his personal life as well as professional life too.

Body Measurements and Social Media

Chris Brown has an amazing personality. His height is about 6 feet 1 inch and weighs around 82Kg. In addition, his chest, waist, biceps body measurements are 41-33-14 inches respectively. Likewise, he has a black hair color and dark brown eye color. Also, his shoe size is 12 (US).

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Caption: Chris Brown posing for media in 2016 (Source: Pinterest)

Chris Brown is socially active on media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has accompanied a huge fan following the rate. Moreover, he has around 40.6 million followers on his Facebook, around 31.7 million followers on his Twitter and around 72.3 million followers on his Instagram.