In total, he has won 17 Billboard Music Awards, 5 Grammys Usher is the son of Jonetta Patton and Usher Raymond III.His father left him and his mother when Usher was 1 year old ; therefore, he later grew up with his mother, stepfather and half-brother, James Lackey.All the other little things, who we dated here and all the other loves in our lives, to me it just didn’t make sense to put in there; so it wasn’t like it’s intentional, it just wasn’t necessary,” she continued.
He enrolled in North Springs High School in Atlanta.
He signed a contract with La Face Records and released his first album at the age of 15.
At the age of 9, being encouraged by his mother, Usher joined the church choir in Chattanooga.
Usher’s family later moved to Atlanta to provide better opportunity for him to develop his music career.
He has been in 12 celebrity relationships averaging approximately 1.9 years each.