Brandy Norwood Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Husband, Daughter, Height
Facts of Brandy Norwood
|Full Name:||Brandy Norwood|
|Birth Date:||February 11, 1979|
|Profession:||Actress, Singer, Songwriter|
|Height:||5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)|
|Dating||Sir the Baptist (From May 2017)|
|Net Worth||$ 14 million|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Birth Place||McComb, Mississippi|
|Education||Hollywood High School|
|Siblings||Ray J. Brandy|
|Kids||Sy'rai Iman Smith|
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Brandy Norwood is an American singer, songwriter, as well as an actress. Her self-titled debut album was certified quadruple Platinum in the US.
Early Life of Brandy Norwood
Brandy Norwood was born in McComb, Mississippi, the USA as Brandy Rayana Norwood on February 11, 1979. Currently, she is 40 years old and her sun sign is Aquarius. She was born to parents Willie Norwood and Sonja Norwood. Her mother was a district manager for H&R Block and her father was a gospel singer and choir director.
Belonging to the African-American ethnic background, she is of American nationality. Her older sister, Ray J. Brandy was exposed to the world of music at an early age. She started singing through her father’s work. She attended Hollywood High School but later dropped out.
How much is Brandy Norwood’s Net Worth?
Brandy has an estimated net worth of around $14 million at present. Previously, in 1998, her estimated earnings from sales of her album Never Say Never (16 million copies) is $17,900,000. Similarly, in 2002, her estimated earnings from sales of her album Full Moon (3 million copies) is $3,800,000.
Likewise, in 2004, she earned $1,050,000 from sales of her album Afrodisiac (1 million copies). Furthermore, in 2008, she collected $1,070,000 from sales of her album Human (1 million copies). In the year 2012, her estimated earnings from sales of her album Two Eleven (180 thousand copies) is $185,000.
Who is Brandy Norwood Married to?
Previously, Norwood was in a relationship with singer Wanya Morris. After that, in the year 1996, she dated basketball legend, Kobe Bryant. The pair went to a prom at Lower Merion High School. Two years later in 1998, Brandy was involved in a relationship with rapper and songwriter Mase.
Moreover, she also dated singer Usher in 1998. She married secretly music producer Robert Smith in July 2001. Additionally, they also had a daughter together named Sy’rai. She was also engaged to basketball player Quentin Richardson. They later separated in October 2005. In the year 2006, she was in a relationship with actor Tyrese Gibson. Brandy has also dated singer Flo Rida, actor Terrence Jenkins and music executive, Ryan Press.
More recently, she began dating songwriter and recording artist, Sir the Baptist in May 2017. However, there was some news after she was involved in a fatal automobile collision on December 30, 2006. Additionally, several lawsuits have been filed against Norwood. She also has a long ongoing feud with Georgia’s R&B vocalizing diva Monica.
Body Measurement (Height and Weight)
Norwood has a height of 5 feet 7 inches along with an average weight of 64 kg. Similarly, she has a body measurement of 34-23-34 inches. Furthermore, her hair color is black and her eye color is dark brown.
Career and Songs
- Initially, she began participating in talent shows and also performed at several public functions.
- Later, she hired producer Keith Crouch and R&B group ‘Somethin’ for the People’ to work on her album Brandy.’ The album was released in September 1994 and it peaked at number twenty on the U.S. Billboard 200.
- Additionally, she released her second album titled ‘Never Say Never’ in June 1998.
- Since then, she has released several albums including ‘Full Moon’, ‘Afrodisiac’, ‘Human’, and ‘Two Eleven.” Brandy also has over 30 credits as an actress.
- Similarly, some movies and television series that Norwood has appeared in are: ‘Star’, ‘The Perfect Match’, ‘Zoe Ever After’, ‘The Game’, ‘The Soul Man’, ‘Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor’, ‘90210’, ‘Drop Dead Diva’, ‘One on One’, ‘American Dreams’, ‘Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, ‘Moesha’, and ‘I Still Know What You Did Last Summer’ among others. Norwood also made her Broadway debut in the musical ‘Chicago’ in 2015.
- She was one of three judges on the first season of ‘America’s Got Talent.’
- To date, Brandy has sold over 30 million records worldwide and her vocals have had a significant impact on the music industry.
- Besides that, she has received 12 Grammy Award nominations and has won it one time.
- In addition, she has received 14 Billboard Music Award nominations and has won the award 14 times.
- Moreover, Brandy has also won 3 American Music Awards and has received nine MTV Video Music Awards.