Chris Brown Net Worth $22 Million
As a R&B musician, Chris Brown has managed to garner a total net worth of $22 million. Born on May 5, 1989, Chris Brown is a native of Tappahannock, Virginia. During his youth, he learned to sing to the music of Michael Jackson and Usher. As he learned more about the music industry, his mother suggested that he move to New York City to find representation. When he was just 16 years old, he released his first album. Since 2005, he has managed to release a total of six studio albums. Out of these albums, Chris Brown has had two multi-platinum albums.
His first album contained the song “Run It”. The success of this song made Chris Brown the first male musician to hit the top spot with a debut album since Montell Jordan did in 1995. By 2007, he released his second album. Unlike his first album, Exclusive only debuted at number four. Due to his rising fame, he has served as the opening act for Beyonce Knowles. He was also one of the artists on Rihanna's Good Girl Gone Bad tour. In addition to his music career, Brown has worked as an actor. His first debut on film was in the movie, Stomp the Yard.
Despite his achievements and fame, Chris Brown has courted controversy over recent years. In the past, he had a high-profile romance with the artist, Rihanna. By February of 2009, he was arrested for making threats against her. After being charged with the crime, he was placed on five years of probation. As a part of his probation, he had to attend a year of domestic violence counseling and was issued a restraining order. In addition, he had to serve six months of community service. Instead of keeping a low profile, he was charged with felony assault just a month after he was charged with his first crime.