Chris Brown Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career
Chris Brown Net Worth 2020 – Christopher “Chris” Brown is a talented R&B entertainer who gave the music world hits like ‘Run It!’, ‘Kiss Kiss’ and ‘Forever’. The versatile performer is not just a singer cum dancer; he is also an actor who has made appearances in several films.
Chris Brown was born to Clinton Brown, a corrections officer at a prison, and Joyce Hawkins, a day care center director. He has one sister.
He loved music from a young age and taught himself to sing and dance. He was inspired by Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder.
His mother encouraged him to participate in local talent shows and made him sing in the church choir.
His parents got divorced and his mother became involved with an abusive man. These incidents greatly troubled the teenager.
His mother knew her son had the potential to make it big and was on the lookout for a record deal. He was spotted by Tina Davis, an A&R executive who helped him sign a contract with Jive Records.
He has an on and off relationship with the R&B singer Rihanna.
He was arrested for physically assaulting Rihanna in 2009 after which the couple broke up. They later reconciled and then broke up again.
Chris who till now was studying in Essex High School quit in 2005 and moved to New York to pursue his music career.
When he was working on his debut album, Chris collaborated with several songwriters including Scott Storch and Jazze Pha. His self-titled album ‘Chris Brown’ was out in November 2005.
His debut album was a big success that spawned the hit singles ‘Run It!’, ‘Gimme That’ and ‘Say Goodbye’ and eventually went multi-platinum in the U.S. He received two Grammy Award nominations for this album.
In 2006, he embarked on a tour to further promote his album. He played in over 30 concerts throughout the country during the Up Close and Personal Tour.
He became a teenage sensation with his debut album and was offered film and television roles. He played the character of Duron in the 2007 drama and dance film ‘Stomp the Yard’.
His second studio album ‘Exclusive’ was released in November 2007. It was a critical as well as commercial success and peaked at No. 4 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. It included five super hit singles which featured on the Billboard Hot 100.
‘Graffiti’ his third album was out in 2009. The music for the songs in this album had been created with synthesizers and electronic-influenced beats and had elements of electropop. It reached No. 7 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart.
He portrayed a professional bank robber in the 2010 crime thriller ‘Takers’ that also co-starred Matt Dillon and Idris Elba. The film was a commercial hit in spite of getting negative reviews from critics.
His 2011 album ‘F.A.M.E’ debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. It contained the hit single ‘Yeah 3x’. Several guest appearances by artists like Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber and Big Sean were featured in it.
He went on a concert tour, The F.A.M.E Tour, to promote the album. He performed 32 concerts in North America over the course of this tour.
Chris’s fifth studio album ‘Fortune’ was released in 2012. It peaked at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 and became the top album in other countries like New Zealand, U.K. and the Netherlands as well.
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 projects include the film ‘Battle of the Year’ and the much awaited album ‘X’.
The Album in 2015, Royalty, also in 2015 and Heartbreak on a Full Moon in 2017. Brown has toured to support all of his albums. He was the opening act for Beyoncé Knowles on portions of her The Beyoncé Experience tour and supported Rihanna on her Good Girl Gone Bad tour.
Chris Brown is an American R&B musician who has a net worth of $50 million.