Chris Brown

Chris Brown

R&B Singer

Christopher Maurice Brown is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. According to Billboard, Brown is one of the most successful R&B singers of his generation, having often been referred to by many contemporaries as the "King of R&B".

Full Name
Christopher Maurice Brown
May 5, 1989
6′ 1″
Net Worth


Chris Brown was born on May 5, 1989, in Tappahannock, Virginia. His zodiac sign is Taurus and his ethnicity is African-American. He is the son of Joyce Hawkins and Clinton Brown, and he has two younger sisters. Brown grew up singing in his church choir and listening to soul artists such as Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson.

At an early age, Brown showed a great aptitude for music, learning to play the piano at age seven. In 2004, at age 15, he released his self-titled debut album which spawned a string of Billboard hits including “Run It!” and “Yo (Excuse Me Miss).” The following year he won a Grammy for Best R&B Contemporary Album. In 2007, he released his second studio album Exclusive which featured the hit single “Kiss Kiss” featuring T-Pain; it went on to become certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

In 2009, Brown's third studio album Graffiti reached number 7 on the Billboard 200 chart; it featured collaborations with Lil Wayne, Keri Hilson and Justin Bieber. In 2012 he released Fortune which spawned several singles including “Turn Up the Music” and “Don't Wake Me Up” both of which reached number one on the US Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs chart. 

Brown has also ventured into film and television appearing in films such as Stomp The Yard (2007), Takers (2010) and Think Like A Man Too (2014). He has also appeared as a guest judge on Fox's The X Factor in 2011. 

He made headlines when he was arrested for assaulting then girlfriend Rihanna in February 2009; since then he has had several run ins with law enforcement but has yet to be convicted of any major charges.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1989</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Chris Brown is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On May 5, 1989, Chris Brown was born in Tappahannock, Virginia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Album Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Brown's debut album Chris Brown is released on November 29, 2004.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Grammy Award Nomination</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Receives his first Grammy Award nomination for Best New Artist.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Arrested for Domestic Abuse</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Arrested for physically assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Founding of Symphonic Love Foundation</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Founds the Symphonic Love Foundation, which helps underprivileged children in his hometown.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Release of 8th Studio Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his 8th studio album titled 'Royalty' on December 18, 2015.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Diamond Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Receives the Diamond Award from RIAA for selling over 10 million copies of his single "Forever".</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> His Voice</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Chris Brown has an amazing voice that can soothe and mesmerize his audience. He is able to hit notes in a way that few can, and his range and depth of sound is impressive.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> His Dance Moves</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Chris Brown's dance moves are second to none! He has the ability to move his body to the beat of the music in a way that captivates his audience and takes them on a journey. He has a style that is all his own, making him stand out from other performers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> His Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Chris Brown's music is unique and creative. He blends different genres together to create something truly special. His lyrics are meaningful and heartfelt, allowing listeners to connect to their emotions through his music.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Male Artist to Debut at Number One on Billboard Hot 100</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chris Brown became the first male artist in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 chart to debut at number one with his song "Run It!" in 2005.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Won Two Grammy Awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2007, Chris Brown won two Grammy Awards for Best R&B Album and Best Rap/Sung Performance for his album, "Chris Brown."</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Self-taught Dancer</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chris Brown taught himself how to dance by watching Michael Jackson videos and copying his moves.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Has His Own Record Label</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chris Brown founded his own record label called CBE (Chris Brown Entertainment) in 2012.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Is the Youngest Male Artist to Have Five Top Ten Hits on the Billboard Hot 100</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At age 16, Chris Brown became the youngest male artist ever to have five simultaneous top ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.</p></div>


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