Omarion is an American R&B singer, songwriter, dancer, and occasional actor. His talents have skyrocketed him to Hollywood success and have allowed him to earn the love and loyalty of millions of adoring fans. Omarion has proven himself to be worthy contender in the competitive world of music and has secured his spot as a prominent figure in the industry.
From Humble Beginnings
Omari Ishmael Grandberry was born on November 12, 1984 in Inglewood California. His parents were Leslie Burrel and Trent Grandberry. Omarion has six other brothers and sisters and grew up in a home that was always crowded with people. Omarion was an active student in school, participating in numerous events and sports teams. He was most notably exceptional as a member of the football team. Omarion was known around school as a quirky dancer. His style was unique form any the other students had seen before, and this made him both popular and the target of bullying efforts from different kids. He dropped out of high school halfway through the program and tried to wiggle his way into show business. He started out with TV commercials for Kelloggs and McDonald’s, and soon transitioned into an R&B singing career.
In 1999, as he was attending a New Year’s party, Omarion was approached by Chris Stokes. The man asked him if he wanted to join a new band. Omarion thought this would be his big break and so said yes to the offer. This managed to get him a significant grip in the industry before the group ultimately broke up. Omarion used this initial experience to help him climb up the career ladder and managed to release his first solo album in 2005. The album, entitled “O” debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and quickly gained him fame and popularity. He was nominated for a Grammy thanks to his work, and has since released hit after hit.
Assets and Net Worth
Omarion’s net worth is estimated to be at a hefty $8 million USD. The man doesn’t only owe this to his successful singing career, but also to his popular Omarion merchandise. He has teamed up in the past with numerous big brands in the business such as Christian Louboutin and numerous others. Omarion has a few estates scattered all throughout the United States and enjoys splurging his money on cars and jewelry.