Ray J Net Worth: American actor, rapper and producer, William Ray Norwood Jr, better known as Ray J has a net worth of $6 million.
McComb, Mississippi born William Ray Norwood, Jr. is an American actor, singer and a producer, better known by his stage name Ray J. He was born on January 17,1981 as a little brother to award-winning recording artist Brandy Norwood, and to add more, he is also the first cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg.
Ray J showed some early signs of a future media personality, as he was already doing commercials and played small roles in television at the age of eight. The more prominent roles that shaped Ray’s acting career in his early life are the parts he played in The Sinbad Show and Moesha.
In 1997, Ray released his first album, Everything You Want, which earned him money as well as popularity as a singer. The single “Let it go” from the album peaked at number 25 in US Charts and number eleven in New Zealand. His second album also had hit singles including, “Wait a Minute”.
Ray gained popularity with his third album, Raydiation, which went on to be listed at number 48 on the Billboard 200 chart. This sensational singer has given three more albums with which he continues to earn millions of dollars.
Ray J came into a controversy when he made his and Kim Kardashian’s (his former girlfriend) homemade pornographic video and made it public. Kim sued Vivid Entertainment for ownership of this tape, but later dropped the suit and settled for $5 million.
The celebrity has not only made his prominence in TV and music industry but also has hands in Hollywood movies. Some of the movies that he played include, Mars Attacks!, Steel, Envy, A Day in the Life etc.
This talented media personality has continued to appear in television shows including his own shows like, For the Love of Ray J, Brandy and Ray J:A Family Business etc. For now, he stars in the show, Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood.
Noted for his friendship with Whitney Huston, Ray had a hard time with her untimely demise. Ray has been involved in more than twenty one relationships in past ten years and reportedly, he is now in a relationship with Teairra Mari with whom he is expecting a baby.
This media sensation has a net worth of $6 million as of now, and shows a promising career in music and television in the time to come.
Quick Facts about Ray J
Full Name: William Ray Norwood, Jr
Profession: rapper, actor, recording artist
Height: 5’9” (175cm)
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: January 17, 1981
Place of Birth: McComb, Mississippi
Marital status: Dating (Teairra Mari)
Astrological sign: Capricorn