- Birthday5th May, 89
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusSingle
Chris Brown is an US R&B singer who made his debut in 2005 with a self-titled album. He was only 16 years of age then. The hit single "Run It!" made it to the top of the Billboard charts making him one of the rare male artists whose debut single became a chart topper. This feat was earlier achieved by Puff Daddy in 1997. The self-titled album won the Double Platinum recognition and over two million copies were sold in the United States. His second album released in 2007 titled "Exclusive" and it was certified Platinum by RIAA. "Graffiti" was his third album which was released in 2009 and the first single "I can transform ya" peaked at #20. This year is proving to be lucky for him as he has already bagged the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album with his fourth album "F.A.M.E.". This is his first Grammy. A great achievement at such a young age!
How rich is Chris Brown? This is, perhaps, the most asked question in US now. The singer at an age of 22 has managed to achieve tremendous success and his bank balance has continued to swell. As per estimates, his yearly income comes to $25,000,000 which roughly means $104,166.67 per day! In simple terms, Chris Brown is worth $25 million. However, this figure can go up to $70 million if you consider all his albums, TV appearances and the movies that he has done so far.
Chris Brown is one of the richest singers and he does know how to flaunt his wealth. In winter last year the singer bought eked out a cool $1.5 million to buy a swanky Hollywood mansion. The residence spreads over 2,500 sq ft and features three bedrooms and a pool. He seems happier in his new house which is in a chic neighborhood. He once said in an interview that he is too pre-occupied with singing and acting and that leaves him with very little for hobbies. But like any other normal guy of his age, he enjoys hanging out with friends, spend aimlessly and play basketball. But many of us do not know that he is also actively associated with many charity associations. In fact, in 2010 he sang in a concert to raise funds for The American Red
Cross.The concert was attended by almost 6,000 people which helped to raise $50,000. He also presented personal checks to agencies like The Central Virginia Food Bank.
There is a widespread speculation that Chris Brown composed the third single "Gimme That" based on his personal life. In a recent interview he had admitted that has been involved in 3 serious relationships. In fact, one of the woman was around fours years older than him. Brown had a tumultuous relationship with fellow R&B singer Rihanna. A number of domestic violence cases were lapped against him making it the most forgettable episode in his life. Brown also sports a number of tattoos on his arms. On his right arm he has tattooed Jesus with music notes to show his gratitude to God.
Family & relationships
Hollywood Hills pad
Chris Brown owns a pricey ultra-modern bachelor pad in the affluent Hollywood Hills area, which is just eight miles away from his ex-girlfriend Rihanna’s plush mansion. The vertically-designed house features a sexy appearance, which adds up to its worth value.
Location: Brown’s impressive bachelor pad is positioned in the affluent Hollywood Hills area in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Accommodation: Brown’s luxurious bachelor pad covers 2,400 square feet and features 3 bedroom, 3 bathrooms, a luxury kitchen, guest bedroom and a double-tall living room. The home also includes a full media system and a Crestron smart home control and security system. Equipped with ultra-modern amenities, the pad’s ultra-modern design is a glorious piece of work from architect Jay Vanos.
The master bedroom is artistically integrated with the bathroom, to offer it a more innovative appearance. A number of large size glass panels in the living room offer marvelous views of the Hollywood canyon. The property also includes a see-thru two-car hydraulic garage which is 9 –foot in overall height, a personal elevator and a salt water marvelous pool. The top roof is completely covered in grass, while the whole outdoor space is illuminated with LED lighting.
Advanced security system
The rapper finds extreme delight in spending time playing his favorite video games. Video gaming is an absolute stimulating mode of indoor entertainment and it works the same way for Chris Brown, who reportedly plays his favorite game for long durations. Quite possibly NBA Basket ball might be one of his favorite video games as he loves it playing outdoors too.
Chris Brown doesn’t just have a singing talent, but he is a good basketball player as well. The rapper can be often spotted watching NBA games with his friends taking the front seats. As far as the playing part is considered, Chris seldom misses to influence the spectators with his basketball skills. The rapper has also played some charity matches for a couple of charity events and is always seen having a great time on the basketball court with his team-mates, during the course of the game.
Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder
Chris Brown simply cannot resist getting behind the wheels of his silver gray colored Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder. The singer has extensively customized the Spyder to match his tastes and the car exterior sports a fighter jet appearance. Its 5200cc v10 engine supplies 550HP of power and 398 lb-ft of torque. High speed and acceleration is the forte of the Spyder. A top speed of 316 km/hour is easily achieved and speedometer touches 100 km/hour after start in 3.9 seconds. Expensive features like a power-operated soft convertible top, rearview camera and GPS navigation system has been installed in the $220,000 vehicle.
Chris Brown was spotted getting off a red Lamborghini Aventador while attending a party in Hollywood. Built in Italy, and just arrived from the future, this Lamborghini represents a whole new level of performance, sets new benchmarks in the super sports car segment, and provides a glimpse into the future. This car that has already achieved legendary status, comes fitted with a V12, 6.5L 700PS engine, packs a punch with top speed of 354 km/hr, and accelerates from 0-62 mph in a whip of 2.9 seconds.
Chris Brown drove in a blue Porsche Panamera late in the night after attending one of his close friend's birthday party. This Porsche Panamera is fully customized with bigger bonnet, a slightly decorated chassis, bigger headlights and additional backlights. The customized version features 22" Forgiato rims, aerodynamic Vorsteiner kit, and a very unique blond top. This model is definitely a speedster offering a top speed of 270 km/hr. While normal models are fitted with V-6, 3.6 L Turbo engine, the customized model of Chris Brown has something more powerful fitted in it. The engine is V8, 4.8L turbo engine with top speed of 320 km.hr. The large touchscreen driving console will draw attention of the riders once they get in. This modified version of Porsche Panamera costs around $1,87,583.
Chris Brown recently invested quite a lot from his bank balance and bought the robust Range Rover deluxe edition for $93,000. Don't get amused as Chris requested for some customization of the model. The rich black colored Range Rover features a super powerful 5.0L, 375-horsepower V8 engine that turns from 0 to 62 mph in 9.2 seconds. Further, the interior design is simply superb. Its enough leg space and head space promises ultimate comfort during driving. The LCD, located just next to the instrument panel, is the perfect command center. The customized version also promises better fuel economy rate at 24 mpg city and 30 mpg highway.
Porsche Turbo S
Chris Brown drives a metallic black Porsche Turbo S. However, the musician’s driving skills could do with a lot of improvement if an incident that took place on February 2013 is any indicator. Brown lost control of his Turbo and crashed the vehicle into a wall while out on a drive in Los Angeles. Luckily the recording artist escaped unhurt from the crash even though the Porsche suffered extensive damages. Chris’s woes didn’t end with the accident as he was hounded by the paparazzi in the immediate aftermath of the crash. It is not clear yet if Brown was in an inebriated condition when the incident took place.
Orange Chevy Impala
Chris Brown’s love for vintage cars drove him to acquire a Chevy Impala. The paparazzi managed to click a photograph of Brown taking out his girlfriend, model Karrauche on a shopping trip in Los Angeles on the Impala. The musician’s bright orange colored 1968 model Impala is a huge car and possesses a menacing appearance due to its immense size. The Impala comes equipped with a domed retractable roof top and looks pretty stylish due to its chromed faux air extractor gills and chromed rocker covers. Brown has upholstered the seats in high end leather.
Aid Still Required
Chris Brown supports “Aid Still Required”, a non-profit corporation dedicated to handle the ignored issues in society, and take care of victims of natural disasters. Aid Still Required conducts a variety of environmentally-friendly programs for the growth and of people. The key focus areas of the noble association include schooling for kids, small business opportunities and proper medical care for everyone. The charity organization involves celebrities and athletes in its campaigns via social networking websites to accumulate funds for its projects.
Kids Wish Network
The talented musician supports the children’s charity program “Kids Wish Network”, which offers a helping hand to the neglected children who have experienced life menacing situations. The National charitable organization tries to infuse hope and bring a ray of happiness in the anguished children’s life to lessen their suffering. Kids Wish Network frames different key programs to make the suffering kids prepare in advance to effectively face and recover from any sort of problematic situations in future, along with giving support and encouragement to the kid’s family.
Stand Up To Cancer
Brown supports the charity “Stand Up To Cancer”, which works with the main aim of finding an effective therapy for cancer. Working in collaboration with a team of top notch scientists, clinicians and technicians, the non-profit organization formulates ways and procedures to find a pioneering enduring treatment for cancer. The charity funds are monitored by the American Association for Cancer Research, which is the head scientific association in the world.
Best Buddies International
The rapper stands for the cause Best Buddies International, a nonprofit organization which exists for improving the lives of people witnessing intellectual and developmental disabilities by creating suitable opportunities for them. Founded by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, in 1989, the organization has grown to more than 1,500 colleges, and middle school campuses located throughout the globe. Best Buddies International runs seven formal programs which include Best Buddies Citizens, High Schools, Middle Schools Colleges, e-Buddies, Jobs, and Ambassadors.
Chris Brown has two cute Bulldogs whom he loves to spend time with whenever free. The celebrity was recently involved in a dog breeding scandal, on account of which the animal-rights activists blasted him for selling cute canines on his website. But in order to fizzle out the counterattack, Chris posted an image on a social networking site of himself relaxing with his cute, adorable pooches at home.
Pitbulls are considered deadly and dangerous for their unprovoked attacks on humans. Songster Chris Brown will beg to differ as he fondles and pets his blue nosed pit bull, Diamond. Diamond is leash-trained and hangs out with her lover all the while, everywhere. Chris feels that she is the sweetest thing and even when it comes to photoshoots, always poses along with her.
The talented rapper was spotted wearing Christian Louboutin shoes, as he danced to the tunes of some of his favorite numbers during a musical show. Designed by the French shoe designer Christian Louboutin, the elegant looking shoes are characterized by their terrific quality and more effortlessly by a trademark red lacquer sole.
The rapper has been seen many times making calls on his ultra trendy and sophisticated Apple iPhone, making him another celebrity in the esteemed list of Apple products lovers. Apple Inc utilizes the latest technology and novelty in its products, along with keeping open space for a keen sense of aesthetics, which is a pre-requisite these days for the modern celebrities.
The elegant Swatch watch has been a constant companion for the rapper, adding up a new style to his personality. Crafted by the Swiss conglomerate, the brand’s watches feature an enthusiastic blend of aesthetics and quality on account of their durable construction and splendid design, making them a desirable and adorable luxury asset among the affluent.
Chris Brown loves wearing Gucci apparels, as one can see him sporting the Italian iconic fashion apparels with the brand's sunglasses on a number of occasions. One of the most celebrated, esteemed, and easily identifiable fashion brands on the planet, Gucci itself doesn’t needs any formal introduction, as the name is itself synonymous with fashion and premium luxury, on account of its marvelous product range.
Chris Brown wears Ray-Ban sunglasses, and can be often seen enjoying a sunny outing sporting the brand’s cool shades. Though the rapper’s already cool personality is what keeps him distinctive from others, making use of the cool Ray-Ban’s sunglasses might take his persona beyond imagination to an ultra cool level. The brand’s expensive sunglasses feature sophisticated lenses to provide optimum sun protection in style.