How much is Brandy worth? $14 Million
How did Brandy earn her money and wealth?
Brandy Rayana Norwood is known as Brandy, a singer, music producer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on February 11, 1979, in McComb, Mississippi and grew up in Carson, California. She started singing from the age of 2 and joined her father’s choir where he was the choir director.
Singing Career: Brandy started her career by singing backing vocal for “Immature”, an R&b band in 1990. She released her debut album “Brandy” (1994) which included “Baby”, “I Wanna Be Down” and “Brokenhearted”. These three singles reached top ten on the Billboard Hot 100 and also garnered two Grammy nominations for Best New Artist and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. She also won two Billboard Awards, Soul Train Music Awards, and the New York Children’s Choice Award.
Brandy’s second album “Never Say Never” (1998) included a duet with the singer Monica, “The Boy Is Mine” for which they won Best R &B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal at the Grammy Awards. She collaborated with her brother Ray-J and sang “Another Day in Paradise” (2001) for the tribute album “Urban Renewal: A Tribute to Phil Collins”. Her third studio album was titled “Full Moon” (2002) which included the hit “What About Us?” Her fourth studio album “Afrodisiac” (2004) became one of her most critically acclaimed album. She released a compilation of her singles “The Best of Brandy” (2005). “Human” (2008) was Brandy’s fifth studio album and the single “Right Here (Departed)” turned out to be one of her biggest chart success. Her next album was titled “Two Eleven” (2012).
Acting Career: Brandy acted in the sitcom “Thea” (1993) which ran for one season only. She soon started her own sitcom “Moesha” (1996) which was a show about a girl coping with life’s pressure and dealing with her step-mother. For her wonderful performance for six seasons, she won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress. She also was a part of the ensemble cast of “Wonderful World of Disney” (1997) which had the highest rating in 16 years for the channel when the show garnered 60 million views. She was also a part of “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer” (1998) for which she received an MTV Movie Award nomination for Best Breakthrough Female Performance and won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award. She acted with Diana Ross in a teledrama “Double Platinum” (1999).
In 2002 she starred in her own reality show “Diary Presents Brandy: Special Delivery” which documented her pregnancy in the final months when she was expecting baby Sy’rai. She also appeared along with her brother Ray-J in the sitcom “One on One” (2006). She was also one of the judges in the first season of “America’s Got Talent” (2006). She starred in “This Little Piggy” (2009) along with Kevin Rahm and Rebecca Creskoff. Brandy and her brother starred In the VH1 reality series “Brandy and Ray J: A Family Business” (2010). She has also appeared in “Dancing with the Stars” (2010). She also starred in BET’s “The Game” (2011) as well as “Zoe Ever After” (2016). Brandy has appeared on Broadway in the production of “Chicago” (2015) where she played the lead role of Roxie Hart.
What are the highest selling music albums of Brandy?
- Never Say Never (1998): #2
- Full Moon (2002): #2
- Afrodisiac (2004): #3
- Two Eleven (2012): #3
- Human (2008): #15
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