Usher Raymond IV, popularly known as Usher, is an American singer, songwriter, and dancer who rocked the Super Bowl 2024 with his performance at halftime. The singer is known for his R&B and pop hits. The music artist released his debut album at an early age, and over the years, he has amassed an impressive fortune. Raymond recently got his marriage license with his longtime girlfriend, Jennifer ‘Jenn’ Goicoechea, ahead of the Halftime Show.
The R&B hitmaker released his debut album before age twenty, and around 500,000 copies were sold. He was in high school then. He gained fame and recognition after releasing his second album, My Way, in 1997. He entered the Billboard Hot 100 because of a few of the songs on this album. He earned significant fame in the 2000s.
One of Usher’s most popular albums is Confessions, which earned Diamond status as it sold more than 10 million copies. He is one of the wealthiest R&B artists, despite all the lawsuits against him by some of the women he slept with. They accused him of giving them herpes without their knowledge. He has reportedly sold around 80 million records worldwide. For the unversed, he is also the co-founder of RBMG Records, Justin Bieber’s record company. He co-founded it with Scooter Braun. He has also collaborated or appeared in other prominent artists’ songs or albums. For example, he has worked with Mariah Carey in How Much, R. Kelly in Same Girl, First Dance with Justin Bieber, and more.
Usher has won several accolades, including eight Grammys, eighteen Billboard Awards, and eight American Music Awards. He has also tried his hands at acting and appeared in projects including The Faculty, Moesha; She’s All That, and others.
In 1998, Usher purchased a 10,000-square-foot mansion in Georgia for $1.2 million; in 2018, he sold it for $1.5 million. In 2007, he once again bought a large mansion for $3.04 million but sold it for $2.2 million in 2013. In 2007, he also purchased a 2908-square-foot house in Atlanta but once again sold it at a loss of $775K.
He then got a house in the Hollywood Hills for $3.37 million and sold it for $3.3 million three years later.
A woman accused Usher of giving her herpes and filed a lawsuit worth $10 million in 2017. She then doubled the amount to $20 million for the emotional distress and other damages.
Despite it all, Usher has a remarkable net worth of about $180 million per Celebrity Net Worth.
Who is Usher’s partner, Jennifer ‘Jenn” Goicoechea & what’s her net worth?
Jennifer Goicoechea was born in 1983, and her mother, Barbara, was the director of operations at ACT Productions, a multi-media production company. Rolling Out Jenn got a job opportunity to work with Ciara, which eventually led her to work as the director of the Rhythm & Soul department at the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) from 2014 to 2016. She is currently working as the vice president of A&R at Epic Records.
She and Usher sparked dating rumors in 2019 after being spotted together at producer Keith Thomas’ 40th birthday bash. They had their first child in 2020, a daughter. The couple had their second child in 2021. They reportedly obtained the marriage license, but their marriage certificate has yet to be filed, per court documents. According to Today’s Era, Jenn has an estimated net worth of around $2 million.
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