Chris Brown is an American Singer, dancer, composer, and entertainer with a Grammy Award to his credit due to his brilliant music. The Talented singer has many songs featured on Billboard Top 100. Several of his albums have been certified double platinum. Chris Brown’s Net Worth is estimated to be over $50 million for the year 2019, and the singer is still on the rise of his career and has a long way to go. Let’s look closely at some of the other aspects of his life.
How much is Chris Brown’s Net Worth?
The singer is ranked as one of the richest singers and rappers and has a net worth of $50 million. His primary source of income is his albums and live shows.
Age and Early Life of Chris Brown
Born on May 5, 1989, Tappahannock, Virginia, Chris Brown  was involved in the church choir, and several other talents show at a very early age. At a very young age, Chris taught himself how to dance and sing. He had to suffer emotionally after his parent’s divorce. He gained fame with his songs and became a teenage heartthrob.
The gem of art in Chris Brown was discovered by Tina Davis, who was working for Def Jam Recordings and later helped him to land his first deal with Jive Records. Describing the experience of his first impression of Chris Brown, Davis told Billboard Magazine that “The first thing that hit me was his unique voice, I thought ‘This kid is a star”.
Chris Brown’s first Album
His first self-titled album was released in November 2005 and gained incredible success. The first album brought Chris Brown two Grammy Award nominations. It included songs like “Run it” that peaked atop in Billboard US Top 100 and the track also featured a guest appearance of by rapper Juelz Santana. Though he couldn’t win the Grammy Awards surely made his place by performing with R&B legends Lionel Richie and Smokey Robinson.
His second album “Exclusive” was released in 2007 and brought him some more popularity.
Chris Brown’s Acting Career
Soon after his first album, Chris Brown branched towards the other fields and was signed for a film that centered around a step dance competition. With “Stomp the Yard”, Chris started his acting career as well and later in 2007 after his second album, he was offered a more substantial role in the movie This Christmas(2007). He played the role of a young man who wants to pursue a singing career despite his family’s opposition.
Rise to the F.A.M.E Again
Though he had to suffer some downfall after his assault on Rhianna. His numbers were removed from radio shows, and his ads were stopped from being aired. But once again, Chris Brown made his way to the top charts of Music through his another remarkable album F.A.M.E in 2011. The album won a Grammy Award for being the best R&B album.
‘Heartbreak On Full Moon’ and Indigo
In 2017 another album of Chris Brown was available on Shopify. The 45 track album featured collaborations with artists Usher and R. Kelly. The Heartbreak on Full Moon debuted at number 3 on US Billboard 200, becoming his ninth top ten consecutive albums on the chart.
Some Awards and Nominations
Chris Brown has won several prestigious awards including a Grammy Award, 15 BET Awards, 4 Billboard Music Awards, and six Soul Train Music Awards. According to Billboard, he has seventh most Hot 100 entries on the chart.
Legal Issues of Chris Brown
Chris Brown had some more legal issues in 2013 when he was arrested for an assault. Again in 2018, a woman charged an assault on Chris Brown and two other claiming that she was sexually assaulted by the singer at his home.
Chris Brown’s Legal Battle for Child Support
Chris Brown has a daughter ‘Royalty’, with Nia Guzman. In September, Guzman filed for an increase in child support based on Chris’s income. Two sides reached an out of court settlement in November 2018. It was not what Guzman was hoping for, but it was a significant increase and Chris Brown also bought a house for Guzman and paid her the legal fees of $100,000.
Top Ten Chris Brown’s songs
Here is a list of what we consider the top ten songs of Chris Brown:
3. Yeah 3X
4. Look at Me Now
5. International Love
6. Kiss Kiss
7. Turn Up the Music
8. Run It
9. Next to You
10. Don’t Wake Me Up
Why Chris Brown’s Net Worth is Low?
Why Chris Brown’s net worth is so low? His lavish lifestyle, legal issues, and some other irresponsible moves are to blame for his low net worth. Though ranked as one of the richest rappers and singers, still Chris Brown has a way to go until he reaches the status of likes of Jay-Z, Dr. Dre, and P. Diddy. The reason may be his legal issues and other expenditures. Let’s take a look at how he spends his money.
Assault On Rhianna
Chris Brown has always been in legal trouble for some reasons, but he made headlines in 2009 when he allegedly assaulted then-girlfriend Rhianna during an argument. He was charged with two felony counts and was pleaded guilty in June. He was sentenced to 180 days of community labor and five years of probation. He was ordered to stay away from Rhianna. Brown acknowledged his actions and apologized saying in a video statement, “I have told Rihanna countless times, and I am telling you today, that I’m truly, truly sorry that I wasn’t able to handle the situation both differently and better.”
How Chris Brown Spends His Money
Here is how Chris Brown spend his money
Two Lavish Houses
Brow has a home in Tarzana with six bedrooms and eight bathrooms. The house has a waterfall, a saltwater pool, and a few fire pits. The house cost him $4.35 million Though the neighbors always complain of his obstructive parking habits, exotically painted outer wall, and his loud parties.
He owns another house in Hollywood, which costs him $1,550,000. The ultra-modern house seems to be standing on a slope, overlooking the scenic Lake Hollywood. Designed by a celebrity architect Jay Vanos, the house has a large garage door made of sheer glass. The house is fitted with Jacuzzi, solar roofing, and a swimming pool.
Browns seem to have a weakness for expensive cars. He spends most of his money collecting luxury cars. He owns eight of them and is going to buy another Bugatti.
Chris pays child support to his only daughter Royalty. He showers her with expensive gifts. In 2015, he gifted her a $1.5 million puppy on Christmas. It’s the world’s priciest dog.
Brown spends a large chunk of his money on expensive gifts. He gifted his former girlfriend a diamond chain worth $30,000 for her birthday.
Lawsuits and Legal Battle
Due to his shady legal history, he had to spend on legal battles and settled an expensive lawsuit of $100,000 for attacking Parker Adams. IN another lawsuit against Frank Ocean he had to pay $20,000.
Despite spending millions of dollars on cars, Chris also throws thousands of dollars on renting expensive private jets. According to reports he travels in jets domestically and internationally and pays for himself.
Donations to Causes around Kids and Aids
Chris Brown established a non-profit organization Symphonic Love in 2012. The organization encourages positive behavior through creative art. It offers scholarships for the students. The organization also works with The Aids Project Los Angeles to raise awareness and fight stigma against Aids. He also contributes to the Courage of Kids, that work for needy and impoverished children. Brown also donated $1 for the sale of his album “Royalty” in 2015. The album is named after his daughter.
Some Quotes of Chris Brown
Some of his famous quotes are:
- “I always imagine I could be what I wanted to be”
- “My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully.”
- “Follow your dreams. Just make sure to have some fun too.”
Lessons for Chris Brown’s career and life
Through his incredible success story, we can deduce the following lessons.
- Follow Your dreams with all dedication: Chris followed his dreams and taught himself dance and singing and created a life full of fame, luxury, and accomplishment for himself.
- Keep working even if the wind bellows against you: Though he has been in some of the worst scandals like the episode with Rhianna, or other legal suits, still his popularity grows, and he kept on moving to produce more hit numbers. So it can be a lesson for all of us to keep moving even despite the hurdles in the way.
- Hard Work Pays: That’s a great lesson to be learned from any celebrity. No one succeeds without hard work, and it always pays.
Chris Brown is a heartthrob of young generation around the world and ranks among one of the richest rappers and hip hop singers. Though he could have done better with a little more cautious moves in the financial and personal domain. Still, he has a long way to go, and there is no stopping to his fame, riches, and charm.