Ray J Net Worth

Ray J

Net Worth: $14 Million
Real (full) name: William Ray Norwood Jr.
Born: January 17, 1981
Country of Origin: McComb, Mississippi, U.S.
Source of Wealth: Singer, Actor, Record producer, Musician, Songwriter, Rapper, Artist, Television producer, Music artist
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William Ray Norwood, aka Ray J, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, television personality, actor, and entrepreneur.

Early years

Ray J was born on January 17, 1981 in the United States, McComb in Mississippi. His father William Ray “Willie” Norwood and mother Sonia Bates Norwood moved to California when little Ray J was two years old. The family settled in the small town of Carson. Parents have never been strict with their children. They allowed them a lot and were always happy about their successes.
Ray J himself is the younger brother of the famous singer Brandi. By constantly listening to albums and enjoying Brandi’s music, Ray J wanted to be like his sister. He dreamed of becoming the same famous. Ray J had talent, so he had a career as a singer. Ray J’s cousin is Snopp Dogg.

Career

Living in California, in his early years, Ray J began to try to work in show business, as this area was very attracted to him. At the age of 8, Ray J took part in the entertainment program “The Sinbad Show,” which aired on a popular entertainment channel. The boy worked there until 1993, when the program was closed. He was always invited to appear in programs and films, as Ray J had a very attractive appearance.
A couple of years later, Ray J was offered bit parts in films such as “Steel” and “Mars Attack!”.
Ray J always liked his sister’s songs, so at the age of 13-14, the boy began a solo career as a singer. During these years, he signed an agreement with Elektra Records. At the age of 16, Ray J released his first disc and book. The book and the disc did not bring much success, but the beginning singer has already begun to be recognized among the masses.
The slow development of his musical career did not discourage the guy from doing his own thing. Seeing how his sister Brandi is making progress in music, Ray J also does not give up and moves forward.

The path to success, earnings and achievements

During his tenure, Ray J has released 4 solo albums. The video with Kim Kardashian, which was filmed in 2003, brought him incredible popularity. It was published in 2007 and the singer receives money from sales to this day.
Also, the popularity of the singer was brought by the recorded music for the advertisement of the Barbie doll, which he recorded with a toy manufacturer under a contract.
The singer achieved great success working with various famous rappers and DJs.
As the singer himself says, he never was and will not become a good guy. But he was never rude either. If people think that his album “Parental Advisory” is a little harsh, then this is not at all the case.
In 1997, together with his sister, he supported The Noorwood Kids Foundation, which helped teenagers from disadvantaged families.
The singer gained quite a lot of popularity in the United States after he introduced a line of household appliances and electronics, released under his own brand.
In 2017, Ray J expanded its Scoot-E-Bike lineup and secured a millionth deal with leading companies. On his way to great success, he becomes Chief Strategy Officer, promoting his products worldwide.

Personal life

In 2016, Ray J married Princess Love. The ceremony took place at St. Vibiana’s Cathedral in Los Angeles. In 2018, the couple had a daughter, Melody. In 2020, another child appeared in the family – the boy Epic. The life of the spouses did not work out and in 2020 they filed for divorce.
Ray J had a very friendly and pleasant relationship with the singer Whitney Houston. After her death, Ray J could not come to his senses for a long time and was in a deplorable state of mind.

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