Known best with his stage name “Ray J”, William Ray Norwood, Jr is an American record producer, songwriter, singer, and actor. In 1995, the rapper first signed Elektra Records and started working on his debut album titled “Everything You Want “. With his various ventures over the years, Ray J net worth is now estimated to be $ 5.8 million.
Along with Brandy, he even worked on a song titled “Another Day in Paradise” , which soon topped billboard charts and became popular in UK, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, and Belgium.
In 2007, he was all over the news channel as his private moments with former girlfriend Kim Kardashian were posted online. The controversy ended with Kim claiming a damage of $5 million from Vivid Entertainment, the website on which the video was leaked.
|Genres||hip-hop, R&B, pop|
|Weight||160 lbs (72 kg)|
|Height||5′ 9″ (1.75m)|
|Salary||$ 1 Million Per Year|
|Ray J net worth||$ 5.8 million|
Born to Sonja Bates-Norwood and Willie Norwood, on January 17, 1981, Ray spent his childhood in Los Angeles. At first, the family lived in Mississippi however, later they moved to California. Showing interest in music from a young age, Ray began his professional career in 1989, while appearing on television commercials. He gained initial fame after appearing on a TV show titled “The Sinbad Show”. Ray worked on the project from 1993 to 1994,as after that his career in music began once he was signed by “Elektra Records”.
Over the subsequent years, his career gained momentum and thus, he worked with major artists including Diplo, Brandy, Gucci Mane, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, and Pitbull.
His source of Income:
- A Day in the Life (2009)
- Envy (2008)
- Christmas at Water’s Edge(2003)
- Steel (1997)
- Mars Attacks! (1996)
- Once Upon a Time…When We Were Colored (1996)
- The Enemy Within (1994)
Albums released till date:
- All I Feel (2008)
- Raydiation (2005)
- This Ain’t a Game (2001)
- Everything You Want (1997)
Apart from movies and albums, he has also appeared 13 Television shows, additionally boosting his fortune.