What is Bobby Brown’s net worth? A look at American singer’s fortune as his son Bobby Brown Jr dies at 28
Additionally, Bobby also raked-in $2 million from him late singer-wife Whitney Houston’s trust after she was found dead in 2012
In a piece of tragic news, American R&B icon Bobby Brown’s son Bobby Brown Jr passed away at the age of 28. A report by TMZ revealed that a source close to the family spilled the beans on his death, stating that he was found dead on Wednesday, November 18, in his Los Angeles home. According to the reports, foul play is not suspected in the case, however, the official cause of death is yet to be revealed.
This comes as yet another horrific tragedy for the singer and his family after Bobby Jr's half-sister Bobbi Kristina died when she was just 22 years old. She was found lifeless in the bathtub of her Georgia home, TMZ reported.
Bobby Brown Jr was born to Brown and Kim Ward, with whom Brown had an 11-year on-and-off relationship. Brown Jr. was the second child of her two children with Brown whom she had known since they were children, as reported by Page Six. Bobby Brown, who was once known as the “bad boy” husband of legendary singer Whitney Houston, was even a bigger superstar prior to their marriage. Here’s a glimpse of his net worth.
The 51-year-old singer-songwriter is noted as a pioneer of new jack swing- a fusion of hip-hop and R&B. The singer formed his R&B and pop group New Edition at the age of 12 with two of his childhood friends. In a career spanning more than four decades, Bobby Brown’s net worth currently stands at $2 million, as published by the website Celebrity Net Worth. From selling millions of copies worldwide to releasing a tell-all book, from performing at sold-out shows to winning awards, Bobby Brown has done it all which allowed him to live a luxurious life only a few can dream of. According to the website Cheat Sheet, his group New Edition's 1983 debut album ‘Candy Girl’ reached number- 20 on the Billboard R&B singles chart. Bobby went solo in 1985 with four albums with the group and he later recorded five albums as a solo artist.
Apart from making money from selling albums and performing at live concerts, the singer also tried his hands at acting, thus adding more money to his bank. Brown made his film debut with a cameo appearance as the Mayor’s doorman in ‘Ghostbusters II’ and he then appeared in the HBO kids show, ‘Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme,’ playing all three characters of Three Blind Mice in 1990. Brown reunited with his group New Edition for a performance at the 1990 MTV Video Music Awards, which led to the group releasing the 1996 album, ‘Home Again.’ According to Celebrity Net Worth, Bobby Brown also signed a deal for the reality series, ‘Being Bobby Brown’ which further allowed him to pocket more money.
His album 1988 ‘Don’t Be Cruel’ made it to the top of Billboard 100 charts. The project sold over 12 million copies and was certified platinum seven times by the RIAA, as published by the website Cheatsheet. Bobby Brown won his first Grammy award in 1990 for the best R&B vocal performance, thus adding another feather to his cap. Additionally, Bobby also raked-in $2 million from his late singer-wife Whitney Houston’s trust after she was found dead in 2012, as revealed by the website Celebrity Net Worth.