|Net Worth in $||$14 million|
|Date of Birth||17 January 1981|
|Place of Birth||McComb, Mississippi, United States|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Princess Love|
|Children||Melody Love Norwood|
|Profession||Actor, singer, TV producer, rapper, musician, and songwriter|
Introduction of Ray J
William Raymond Norwood, Jr. is the real name of Ray J. He is a famous American singer, actor, and a rapper. Not only in the film industry, Ray is also popular as a TV producer. In 1997, he released his first album Everything You Want. He gave 4 more albums after that and another album is yet to come. Acting in different movies and TV shows, Ray made his place as an actor too and was casted in Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood. His talent and hard work is quite visible as he is equally popular in both the industries. And now Ray J net worth is more than $14 million because of all his efforts in life.
Early Life of Ray J
Born to William Ray Norwood Sr. and Sonja Bates- Norwood on 17th January, 1981, Ray’s family was one of those who recognizes and appreciates artistic skills. Brandy, ray’s sister, is also a very famous actor and singer. Both the kids were given vocal lessons in their childhood which developed their interest towards music. As Ray was younger, his sister Brandy was a role model for him and seeing his father and sister ‘s love for music, Ray also started liking and began singing in a local church. Talking about his marriage, Ray married Princess Love 4 years back in 2016 and had a kid Melody Love Norwood.
Ray J started his acting career in the year 1993. The Sindbad Show was his first movie. 3 years later, in 1996 his second movie, Mars Attacks! was released. He also started working in his sister’s show Moesha and later became a part of the series.
In 1999, he released his second album Everything You Want with Elektra Records. With Atlantic Records, Ray came up with a new album, This Ain’t a Game in 2001. This album managed to get into the Top 10 in the R&B chart. Ray took his acting and singing career together really well. In 2004, he signed the movie Christmas at Water’s Edge and also released his album Raydiation with his own production Knockout Entertainment.
All I Feel was his another music album that he released in 2008. This was his multi-million dollar album deal with Koch Records and Shaquille O’Neal’s “Deja 34”. The album had a song Sexy Can I ranked No. 3 on the Hot 100. In 2007, a video was also filmed on this song under the direction of Malcolm Jones.
Awards and Achievements
- Although Ray started his career as a singer, his acting skills polished day by day and he appeared in different movies and TV shows as well. He had not won any award up till now but still we see him again and again working in various movies and TV shows.
- With his sister Brandy, Ray recorded Another Day in Paradise which entered the Top 10 hit list in Switzerland, UK, Belgium, Germany, Ireland and many other countries.
- In 2017, he appeared in a reality show Celebrity Big Brother.
Ray J Net Worth and Salary
According to the latest updates, Ray J net worth is around $14 million. This he has earned from his music albums and movies. However, a big chunk of his income comes from his TV shows. Being a part of some reality TV shows also increased his wealth as well as fame. He has also made guest appearances in the shows Notorious and Driven to Love.
Ray J is a popular singer and actor today. His versatility shows his hard work and dedication towards anything he does. Once Upon a Time…When We Were Colored, Steel, A Day in the Life, and Envy are some his movies that h appeared in.
He also did TV cyommercials at the start of his career. Although he had not been awarded in his career, but with this spirit and hard work he surely will be awarded soon.