Bobby Brown Net Worth, How did the American Singer acquire such wealth and fame? Check this article to find out more about Bobby Brown Net Worth, his career and his personal life.
About Bobby Brown
Bobby Brown is an American R& B singer-songwriter, occasional rapper, dancer and actor from Boston. He is famous for his song album ‘Don’t Be Cruel‘ which consists of a number of hit singles such as ‘My Prerogative’ and ‘Every Little Step’.
His music career produced a string of hit songs that were listed on various Billboard charts during the ’80s and early ’90s.
Bobby Brown is known for popularizing a new jack swing, a blend of soul, funk, and hip-hop sounds with raps and melodious verses.
As of today, Bobby Brown Net Worth is $2 Million. Read on to find out more Bobby Brown Net Worth.
|Full Name:||Robert Barisford Brown|
|Date of Birth:||February 5, 1969|
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
Bobby Brown Early Life and Career
Robert “Bobby” Barisford Brown was born on the 5th of February, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts to parents Caroline Elizabeth and Herbert James Brown.
He was raised in Roxbury’s Orchard Park Projects. Bobby Brown first climbed the stage at the very young age of three when one of his childhood idols, the legendary James Brown, performed in Boston.
That performance sparked Bobby’s dream to become a singer and from there, he joined the church choir which helped him develop his singing abilities.
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At the age of 9, Bobby started off his musical career in 1978 after he founded the pop music group ‘New Edition’ with his childhood friends; Michael Bivins, Ricky Bell, Travis Pettus, and Corey Rackley.
The group delivered spectacular performances in different talents shows which helped win them a recording deal with Maurice Starr’s Label. Thereafter, they released their debut studio album titled ‘Candy Girl’ in 1993.
The album sold millions of copies immediately after it’s released and spawned a number of hit singles such as “Mr. Telephone Man” and “Cool it Now”.
However, due to a series of controversies and disagreement within the group, Brown left the group in 1985 to focus on a solo career.
After his exit from the group, Brown signed a contract with his former group’s label, MCA. His deal with the label was sought of expected because he had earlier been promised a deal if he decided to leave New Edition.
He then worked with manager Steven Machat, who also worked with his former group, New Edition.
Eventually, Brown released his debut solo album “King of Stage” in 1986. The album had poor commercial success even though one of its single, ‘Girlfriend’ had a huge breakout on the charts.
In 1988, Brown released his sophomore album, ‘Don’t Be Cruel’ which enjoyed critical acclaim after its release with 5 of its singles listed on the Billboard 100. The album spawned singles such as “Every Little Step”, “Don’t Be Cruel”, and his signature hit “My Prerogative”.
The album sold over 12 million copies globally and was certified platinum 7 times by the RIAA. His success and incredible performances earned him his first Grammy Award for the best R& B vocal performance in 1990.
After that, Brown released three more albums titled; “Bobby” (1992), “Forever” (1997), and “Masterpiece” (2012).
Bobby Brown has also made a number of movie appearances over the course of his career.
He made his debut acting in the 1989 comedy-thriller ‘Ghostbusters II’. Other notable roles include “A Thin Line Between Love And Hate” (1996), “Go For Broke” (2002) and “Nora’s Hair Saloon” and its sequel (2004, 2008).
Bobby reunited with his old group New Edition at the 1990 MTV Video Awards.
King of Stage (1986)
Don’t Be Cruel (1988)
The Masterpiece (2012)
With New Edition
Candy Girl (1983)
New Edition (1984)
All for Love (1985)
Home Again (1996)
Heartbreak Tour (with Al B. Sure! & New Edition) (1988)
Don’t Be Cruel Tour (1988–90)
Dance Ya’ Know It Japan Tour (1990–91)
Humpin’ Around the World Tour (1992–94)
New Edition Reunion Tour (1996)
Forever Tour (1997-98)
Heads of State Tour (2008–2014)
RBRM Tour (2018)
Bobby Brown Net Worth
As of 2019, Bobby Brown Net Worth is $2 million. Bobby Brown Net Worth is accumulated mostly from his career as a musician.
Although over recent years he has witnessed challenges and career declines, the singer, songwriter and rapper still make money from his past glory.
Bobby Brown Net Worth also comes from his New Edition royalties, solo career royalties, and various acting jobs.
Bobby Brown Personal Life
Bobby Brown has been married twice, divorced once in his life. He got married to his first wife, the legendary pop star Whitney Houston at Houston’s estate on July 18, 1992.
The couple even released a song together titled ‘Something in Common’ which topped the UK Charts. They had a daughter named Bobbi Kristina Brown born in 1993.
Brown and Houston’s marriage lasted only 14 years but was filled with infidelity and drug abuse.
The couple settled for divorce on April 24, 2007. Brown later married his second wife, Alicia Etheredge-Brown in June 2012 in Hawaii.
Brown has seven children with different women from past relationships. His eldest, Landon, was born circa 1986 to Melika Williams.
He had two kids, daughter La’Princia born 1989, and son Bobby Jr. born 1992 in his on and off relationship with girlfriend Kim Ward.
Brown and his second wife, Alicia Etheredge-Brown have three kids together. Their son, Cassius was born in 2001, followed by two daughters, Bodhi Jameson Rein Brown on July 9, 2015, and Hendrix Estelle Sheba Brown on July 21, 2016.
His life has been filled with a series of drama and drug addiction, despite being a successful musician. While growing up, Brown was diagnosed with ADD and was later diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of thirty-two.
Bobby revealed his struggle with drug addiction and his preferred drug choice of Marijuana, which later graduated to cocaine.
Moreover, Brown has been arrested several times on charges of drug possession in late 2003, and February 2004. And in June 2004, he was sentenced to 90 days in jail for missing three months of child-support payments.
The sentence was suspended after Brown made a back payment totaling about $15,000. Brown spent about six days in jail.
However, between 2012 and 2013, Brown was arrested for DUIs and underwent treatment in rehab for alcohol abuse.
His daughter with ex-wife Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown died July 26, 2015, at age 22 after she was found unconscious in her bathtub at her residence in Roswell, Georgia.
She was reported to have low brain activity and was later transferred to Emory University Hospital.
After doctors concluded that significant brain function was unlikely to occur, Bobbi Kristina was removed from the ventilator and put in the care of Hospice in Duluth, Georgia before her imminent death.
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