Chris Brown is an award-winning singer, songwriter, and actor who is immensely popular for his double platinum studio albums Chris Brown, Exclusive and F.A.M.E. He has several hit tracks to his credits including “Run It!”, “Kiss Kiss”, “With You” and “Forever” charting in the top 5 of several charts. As an actor, he has appeared in TV shows like The O.C and Black-ish and has supporting roles in films like Takers, Think Like a Man, and Battle of the Year.
I’m in the studio, back and forth, continuously, just having fun. I’m going to continue to make great dance videos and just be me.Chris Brown Quotes
Chris Brown Biography
Chris Brown was born on the 5th of May 1989, in Tappahannock, Virginia, United States of America. He is currently 32 years old.
|Birth Name||Christopher Maurice Brown|
|Nickname||Chris, Breezy, Cb|
|Date of Birth||May 5, 1989|
|Place of Birth||Tappahannock, Virginia, U.S.|
|Age||32 years old|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Dancer|
Family and Education
Chris Brown is the youngest child of the two children to his parents, Clinton Brown and Joyce Hawkins. His father served as a director at a day care center and his mother worked as a corrections officer at a local prison. His older sister, Lytrell Bundy is a banker.
He attended Essex High School in Virginia.
Chris Brown Girlfriend and Love Life
Chris Brown has had dated many women throughout his life. Of which, his relationship with fellow R&B singer Rihanna was the most discussed topic on tabloids. The two started dating in 2009 but it didn’t end well for them. In February 2009, just hours before the Grammy Awards, Chris involved in a brawl with his then-girlfriend, and soon things escalated to domestic violence. He was arrested that evening and was charged with two felony charges of assault and making criminal threats.
He was sentenced to five years probation, six months community service and one year of domestic violence counseling as a result of his assault against Rihanna. On July 20, 2009, he released a two-minute video on his YouTube page apologizing to fans and Rihanna for the assault, expressing the incident as his “deepest regret” and saying that he has repeatedly apologized to Rihanna and “accepts full responsibility”.
He then dated American singer and model Paris Hilton but their relationship appeared to be just a fling as it ended rather too soon. In 2009, he was also reported to be dating model Natasha Ellie, reality TV star Natalie Nunn, model Erica Jackson, and model Jasmine Sanders.
In 2010, he was spotted going out with American model Karrueche Tran, it was not long before, the two got involved in a relationship with each other. But, their relationship didn’t go well when Chris was trying to resume his relationship with Rihanna. In October 2012, Chris came out with a statement ending his relationship with Tran because he did not “want to see her hurt over my friendship with Rihanna. In 2013, Chris and Rihanna resumed their relationship but they broke up once for the last time in May 2013.
Chris reconciled his relationship with Karrueche Tran in mid-2013, but Tran called it quits after getting to know Chris’ daughter with her friend Nia Guzman. In February 2017, Tran
Brown has been in a relationship with Indonesian singer and actress Agnez Mo since 2017. They haven’t made their relationship public yet, but their strong bonding confirms that something is brewing between the two.
My personal life is the same. At the end of the day, this is just a job. I love what I do, and it’s a great job. But it’s like my alter ego. There’s Chris Brown the singer. And there’s Christopher Brown, the down-home Tappahannock boy that plays video games and basketball and hangs out.Chris Brown Quotes
|Height||Feet – 6 feet 1 inch|
Centimeters – 185 cm
Meters – 1.85 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 82 kg|
Pounds – 181 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||11/12 (US)|
I think the key is basically just your determination. As far an artist is concerned, it’s just about your drive and your dream.Chris Brown Quotes
Chris Brown released his self-titled studio album on November 29, 2005, which peaked at #2 on the US Billboard 200, while charting into the top 10 on the several other music markets. The album’s lead single, “Run It!” peaked atop on the US Billboard Hot 100 and the album earned double platinum in the United States, and gold in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. He has released eight studio albums so far, including
- Chris Brown (2005)
- Exclusive (2007)
- Graffiti (2009)
- F.A.M.E. (2011)
- Fortune (2012)
- X (2014)
- Royalty (2015)
- Heartbreak on a Full Moon (2017)
- Indigo (2019)
R&B, Urban, Pop, hip hop, dance
Vocals, Organ, Drums
CBE, Jive, RCA Records
Chris has his first acting role as Duron in the 2007 drama and dance film “Stomp The Yard”.
In 2006, Chris landed his first acting gig, a guest starring role, in an episode of the American sitcom One on One.
Brown met with critical acclaim for his studio albums Chris Brown, Exclusive and F.A.M.E., all of them were certified platinum by Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
He has starred in numerous TV advertisements for brands such as Forever Wrigley Doublemint, Coke Zero, Apple’s Siri, and many others.
Chris Brown Favorite Things
- Food – Gatorade/Powerade, Lobster, Pasta, Strawberry Cheesecake and Sushi
- TV Shows – Boondocks, The Tyra Banks Show
- Accessories – Sunglasses, Watch and SnapBack Hats
- Colors – Grey and Red
- Clothing Brand – Bathing Ape
Chris Brown Net Worth
As of 2023, Chris Brown has an estimated net worth of $50 million. He has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the world’s best-selling and the richest music artists. In addition to his successful music career, Chris has got his hands on several business ventures.
He owns 14 Burger King restaurants and a record label going by the name CBE (Chris Brown Entertainment or Culture Beyond Your Evolution), under Interscope Records. He owns a luxurious $4.3m mansion in Los Angeles and a fleet of expensive cars, including Chevy Impala, Viper, Lamborghini, Range Rover, Bugatti Veyron, and Porsche Turbo.
Fewer Known Facts About Chris Brown
Brown was introduced to music and dance at a very young age. He started to take part in local talent shows as well as performing in his church choir.
His parents divorced when he was young and encountered domestic violence throughout his early years as his mother’s boyfriend used to assault her at most of the times.
Chris is always thankful to Hitmission Records, a local production team, who discovered him and provided voice coaching as well. They met him at his father’s gas station while looking for a new talent.
He has cited artists such as Sam Cooke, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Usher Raymond, Kim Burrell, Donny Hathaway and Marvin Gaye as his music influences.
The lead single “Run it!” from his eponymous debut album peaked at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, making him the first male lead artist after Diddy (1997) to achieve the feat.
In 2011, he was nominated for six BET Awards, receiving more nominations than any other artist.
Chris has won a Grammy Award, 15 BET Awards, 4 Billboard Music Awards, and 6 Soul Train Music Awards.
In 2011, he was named the #1 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Artist of the Year by Billboard. That same year, Billboard also ranked him at #10 in its Best of 2011 Top Artists list.
On July 5, 2018, Brown was arrested on a charge of felony battery in Florida. He was taken to the Palm Beach
Chris has got a lot of tattoos.
On January 22, 2019, Brown was arrested by police in Paris after being accused of aggravated rape by a 24-year-old woman but he was later released from custody with no charges. Following which, his legal team filed a defamation lawsuit against the woman who accused him of rape at a Paris hotel.
He is good friends with Lil’ Wayne.