Usher is known as a popular American R&B singer and musician. He is most famous for his best selling record albums including My Way, Confessions and Looking 4 Myself. Usher was born as Usher Terry Raymond IV on October 14, 1978, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He started singing in his congregation choir when he was just six years of age. Two years after moving with his mom and sibling to Atlanta, Usher performed on the hit talent show Star Search, and was awarded a record contract with LaFace Records.
For almost two decades, Usher has commanded the hip hop landscape with his soulful dance moves and sultry voice. His album, Confessions (2004) sold more than 1 million copies in its first week of being released. His 2012 album Looking 4 Myself found a No. 1 spot on Billboard's chart. Usher was has been universally praised for his liquid vocals and addictive songs. He wound up being known for joining sexual tones into his tunes, performances and music recordings.
In interview with Vibe Magazine in 2008, Usher spoke about how it is to be a black entertainer, “It can never be bad to have a foundation as a man, a black man in a time when women are dying for men. Women have started to become lovers of each other as a result of not having enough men. I wouldn't call myself a coward, no way. But being buried alive is something I could never handle.”
Usher dated Chili, a former member of the all-female band TLC during the mid-2000s. In 2007, he got married to Tameka Foster. Usher and Foster have two children together, Usher Raymond and Naviyd Ely Raymond. The couple was separated from each other in 2009.
Usher’s son Usher Raymond V got stuck in a pool at the singer's Atlanta home. Usher's auntie was taking care of the youngster when the episode occurred and had tried to free the kid. The child was taken to an emergency clinic. After scary incident, Usher's ex Tameka Foster propelled a fight in court to recover care of the couple's two children because she claimed that Usher was unfit to care for their kids.
Usher married his long-lasting sweetheart, Grace Miguel in 2015. They announced their divorce in March 2018 following two years of an up and down marriage. He is bound to find love again with his charm.
Last Modified: 26 Mar, 2019