As a pop singer and R&B artist, Chris has had multiple hit singles that have defined him as an artist. His singles range from his first number 1 single “Run It” to the 2010’s with “Yeah x3.” So how much is this celebrity worth?
Chris Brown Net Worth as of 2018: $50 million
Here’s how Chris made it to the millions.
Chris signed with Jive Records in 2004 and released his self titled debut album in November 2005. The album reached number two on the Billboard 200 and sold over two million copies in the United States, certifying it platinum two times.
The album’s lead single, “Run It,” made Chris the first male act since Montell Jordan in 1995 to have his debut single reach the top of Billboard Hot 100, and it remained there for an additional four weeks.
To further promote his album, Chris co-headlined the Up Close and Personal Tour in August 2006. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital received $10,000 in ticket proceeds from this tour.
In November 2007, Chris released his second studio album Exclusive. The album debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 chart and sold 294,000 copies in its first week.
The album’s lead single, “Wall to Wall,” peaked at number 79 on US Billboard Hot 100 chart and number 22 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. “Kiss Kiss,” featuring T-Pain, the album’s second single, reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and became Brown’s second number one single. “With You” was released as the third single from Exclusive and reached number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Chris re-released Exclusive in June 2008, as a deluxe edition, renamed Exclusive: The Forever Edition. The re-released version featured four new tracks, including the single “Forever,” which reached number two on Billboard Hot 100.
Chris released his third album, Graffiti, in December 2009. The album’s lead single “I Can Transform Ya” was released in September 2009 and peaked at number 20 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. “Crawl,” the album’s second single, was released on November 23, 2009 and reached number 53 on theBillboard Hot 100.
When Graffiti was released, the album debuted at number seven on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 102,000 copies in its first week. The album has since sold over 350,000 copies in United States.
Chris’s fourth studio album F.A.M.E. was released in March 2011. The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart. With first-week sales of 270,000 copies, this gave Chris his first number-one album in the United States.
The album’s lead single, “Yeah 3x”, reached the top-ten in eleven countries, including Australia, Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Four more singles came from the album, including “Look at Me Now” featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes (which reached number one on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and remained there for eight consecutive weeks), “Beautiful People” featuring Benny Benassi (which peaked at number one on the US Hot Dance Club Songs chart and became the first number-one single on the chart for both Chris and Benny Benassi.) “She Ain’t You,” and “Next 2 You” featuring Justin Bieber.
Chris’ fifth studio album Fortune was released in July 2012 and debuted atop the Billboard 200. Several singles from the album included “Strip” featuring Kevin McCall and “Turn Up the Music, ” the album’s lead single.
In 2012, Chris was paid $1 million to hold a concert in Lagos, Nigeria. The following year, Chris Brown was paid $10 million to perform at a New Year’s Eve party.
He also owned a house in Hollywood Hills worth $6 million.
In 2011, Chris’s net worth was $15.6 million, in 2012 it was $18 million, and in 2013 it was $21 million.
In September 2014, Chris released his sixth studio album,
X. The album debuted at #2 on US Billboard 200 charts with first week sales of 145,644 copies
The projects Chris had, including advertising and various tours, earned him no less than $300,200,000. His album sales contribute at least $121 million to his income in a year. In 2014, Chris’s net worth was $26 million.
In August 2015, Chris revealed he owns 14 Burger King franchises. According to Burger King’s Website, a person must have at least a $1.5 million net worth and at least $500,000 liquid assets to qualify.
In December 2015, Chris released his seventh album, Royalty. This album included the single “Liquor,” released six months before the album’s release.
On average, Chris’s yearly income ranges from $3,000,000 to $3,600,000.
Here’s to making more money and adding to that net worth in 2016, Chris.
2016 – 2017
Brown revealed that the title of his eighth album would be Heartbreak on a Full Moon. He also became the face of Snipes retail for their Spring and Summer 2016 campaign. Near the end of that same year, Brown also released his lead single “Party” which featured Gucci Mane and Usher.
Heartbreak on a Full Moon might be scheduled for release on June 16, 2017, however not much information is revealed yet. However, Brown has worked on collaborations with other artists, such as Jeremih’s song “I Think of You” and Jeezy’s “Give it To Me”.
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