Ray J

Ray J

Ray J
Quick Facts About William Norwood Jr.
Celebrated Name Ray J
Age 43 years old
Nick Name Ray-J
Birth Name William Ray Norwood Jr.
Birth Date 1981-01-17
Gender Male
Profession American singer
Nationality American
Place of Birth McComb, Mississippi, U.S.
Ethnicity Afro-American
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Capricorns
Father Willie Norwood
Mother Sonja Norwood
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Married
Wife Princess Love
Children 1
Net Worth $14 million
Salary $500k annually
Height 5 ft 8 inches
Weight 65Kg
Body Build/Type lean
Hair Style Buzz cut
Hair Color black
Eye Color black

Ray J, an American singer, is well-known as the younger brother of recording artist and actress Brandy Norwood and the first cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg. He is also recognized for his debut studio album "Everything You Want"  It was released by EastWest Records on March 25, 1997, in the United States. It peaked at number 56 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The album's single "Let It Go" was a hit that peaked at No. 10 in New Zealand and No. 25 in the U.S. 

Who is Ray J?

Ray J is an American singer, actor, and television personality. He is the younger brother of recording artist and actress Brandy Norwood and the first cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg. He competed in the nineteenth season of the UK reality television program "Celebrity Big Brother" in January 2017. His popular songs include "One Wish", 'I Hit It First", 'Melody", "Another Day In Paradise" and others. 

In 1989 Ray J started appearing in television commercials for different companies. In 1989, at the age of eight, Norwood began auditioning for and appearing in television commercials. He played the foster son in "The Sinbad Show, from 1993 to 1994. He signed to Elektra Records in 1995 and released his debut album "Everything You Want" in March 1997. 

In 2009, Norwood starred in his own VH1 reality dating show, For the Love of Ray J. The show premiered on February 2, 2009. On November 2, 2009, the show's second season premiered. In 2010, Norwood and his sister Brandy Norwood premiered the VH1 reality series Brandy and Ray J: A Family Business along with their parents.

On 15th March 2020, Ray J and Princess Love took part in The Conversation on Zeus Network. His fourth and to date most recent studio album, All I Feel, was released on April 7, 2008, by Knockout Entertainment.  Since 2022, he has been the main cast of "College Hill: Celebrity Edition", a revival of the BET reality series College Hill. 

What is Ray J's real name?

Ray J was born on 17th January 1981 in McComb, a city in Pike County, Mississippi, United States, approximately 130 km south of Jackson. His real name is William Ray Norwood Jr. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. Her star sign is Capricorns. He is a follower of Christianity. Ray J was born into a middle-class family.

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His father, Willie Norwood, is an American gospel singer while his mother, Sonja Norwood, is an accomplished entertainment artist manager. During his childhood, he moved with his family from McComb, Mississippi to Los Angeles, California where he grew up with his older sister Brandy who is a singer-songwriter. He completed his education at Carson High School, Carson. 

Who is Ray J married to?

Ray J was married to reality TV star Princess Love at Los Angeles' Cathedral of Saint Vibiana in August 2016. Ray J. The two star on VH1's Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood. The couple's daughter, Melody Love, was born on 22nd May 2018. Their son, Epik Ray, was born on 7th January 2020. In May 2020, Love filed for divorce. 

He has also been in relationships with Ann Hill, Karrine Steffans, Kim Kardashian, Lil’ Kim, Whitney Houston, Joanna Hernandez, Monica Leon, Olivia Alvarez, and Mia Milano. In May 2014, he was arrested for vandalism. He was also arrested in July of the same year for sexual battery, resisting arrest, and vandalizing police cars.

What is Ray J's net worth?

As of September 2022, the net worth of Ray J is estimated to be $14 million. He has managed to earn such a huge fortune through his rapping career via album sales. He also earns his income from concerts, live performances, and as a songwriter. 

Ray J earns around $500 thousand annually. With his decent earnings, Ray J is living a luxurious lifestyle. He owns a luxurious mansion in Woodland Hills, CA worth a million dollars. His car collection includes Lamborghini, Audi, and Mercedes. 

How tall is Ray J?

Ray J has an average height of 5 ft 9 inches and his body weight is around 74 Kg. He has an average build body. He looks handsome in his buzz-cut hairstyle which is black in color. He goes to the gym every day and keeps himself fit and healthy. He has a pair of black eyes.

He looks handsome in his stubble bearded style which provides him with gentlemanly looks. In July 2022, Ray J got a tattoo and it instantly went viral for being weird and bad. He got the tattoo of Brandy to show his love and appreciation for her. 

Facts About Ray J

  • #1He made a sex tape with former girlfriend Kim Kardashian in 2002.
  • #2He was a very close friend of Whitney Houston.
  • #3Ray J co-founded a direct-to-consumer electronics brand called Raycon.
  • #4He had a feud with Fabolous.
  • #5He was really influenced by by both the Los Angeles and Atlanta hip-hop.
  • #6He is the cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg.
  • #7He is very aggressive in nature.
  • #8Playing Baseball is his favorite hobby.
  • #9He is obsessed with sex.
  • #10 In 2005, Norwood joined the cast of UPN's One On One.