Brandy Norwood

Brandy Norwood is an American R&B Artist Lyricist, Author, Entertainer, and Record Maker. She is known as a great R&B singer. Her debut collection “Brandy” was delivered in 1994 and arrived at number twenty on the U.S. Board 200 outline. The collection earned her few honors, for example, Billboard Music Grants and Kids’ Choice Grants. She has won the lofty Grammy Grants on the class of ‘Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals’ for the melody “The Boy Is Mine”. She is a more seasoned sister of vocalist and lyricist Ray J and furthermore a cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg and WWE wrestler Sasha Banks.

Brandy and her sibling, Ray J has established the ‘Norwood kids Foundation’  with an objective of “use performing arts as a catalyst to shape the youth of today into self-confident, disciplined, responsible, and caring individuals capable of making a positive impact in their communities.”

On August 22, 2020, it was declared that the most recent Verzuz fight would be among Brandy and Monica. The fight is because of occur on August 31, 2020, at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.

Brandy Norwood’s Bio, Age

Brandy Norwood was conceived in McComb, Mississippi, the USA on February 11, 1979. Her original name is Brandy Rayana Norwood.. She was destined to father, William Ray Norwood Sr. who was a gospel vocalist and ensemble chief and mother, Sonja Bates Norwood who was a region supervisor for H&R Block. She has a more youthful brother  William Ray Norwood Jr. who is expertly known as ‘Ray J’. She is additionally a cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg and WWE wrestler Sasha Banks. She moved to Los Angeles, California with her folks in 1983.

Brandy Norwood holds an American identity and has a place with a black ethnic foundation. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. Her religion is Christianity.

Regarding her instructive foundation, she went to the Hollywood High Performing Arts Center at Los Angeles, California however later she dropped Hollywood High School and concentrated with a home tutor.

What is Brandy Norwood’s Height?

Brandy Norwood has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 52 kg. She has a body measurement of 34-23-34 inches. Her bra size is 34C, her shoe size is 9 (US) but her dress size is unknown. Her hair color is black and has dark brown eyes.

Brandy Norwood’s Career

Brandy Norwood began chiming in with her dad in the congregation ensemble and played out her first gospel solo when she was only two years old. In 1990, she marked an agreement with Teaspoon Productions and functioned as a reinforcement vocalist for Chris Stokes and Earl Harris’s R&B kid band Immature. Her folks at that point sorted out a chronicle contract with the Atlantic Recording Corporation in the wake of trying out for the organization’s head of A&R Darryl Williams. During her initial profession stage, she showed up in the brief ABC sitcom “Thea” and earned a Young Artists Grant assignment for Outstanding Youth Ensemble close by her co-stars. In September 1994, her self named debut collection “Brandy” was delivered and reached at number twenty on the U.S. Billboard 200 graph. The collection sold more than 6,000,000 duplicates worldwide. The singles “I Wanna Be Down” and “Baby” both arrived at the head of the Hot R&B Singles outline and were ensured gold and platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

In 1995, Brandy Norwood did the initial demonstration at the Boyz II Men’s public visit and sang for the Hollywood motion pictures ‘Batman Forever’ and ‘Waiting to Exhale’. In 1996, she teamed up with Tamia, Chaka Khan, and Gladys Knight on the single “Missing You” for the film Set It Off. In the very year, she featured in the principle job in the television sitcom ‘Moesha’ close by Sheryl Lee Ralph and William Allen Young. In 1997, she played the title character in a melodic dream TV film, “Cinderella” along with  Whitney Houston, Jason Alexander, and Whoopi Goldberg. Brandy Norwood’s subsequent collection “Never Say Never” was delivered in June 1998 and turned into her greatest selling collection, selling more than 16 million duplicates around the world. From the collection, the melody ‘The Boy Is Mine’ a two-part harmony with American artist Monica turned into her first tune to head the ‘U.S. Billboard Hot 100’. In the exact year, she even went on the Never Say Never World Tour. Brandy made her big-screen debut depicting the supporting job of Karla Wilson in the slasher film, “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer” in 1998. In 1999, she co-featured with Diana Ross in the TV melodic show film, “Double Platinum”.

Her third studio collection, “Full Moon” was delivered in February 2002 yet it was not as much accomplishment as her past two albums. On June 28, 2004, Brandy delivered her fourth studio collection, “Afrodisiac” which turned into her most widely praised collection. The collection crested at number 3 on the Billboard 200 outline and it’s single Talk About Our Love” arrived at number six in the United Kingdom. Her first gathering collection, “The Best of Brandy” was delivered in March 2005. The collection was delivered with no special single, nonetheless, it arrived at the main 30 in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the Unified States. She was given a role as an adjudicator in the ability chase show ‘America’s Got Talent’ close by David Hasselhoff and Piers Morgan in its first season in June 2006.

In December 2008, Brandy Norwood delivered her fifth studio collection, “Human”. The collection arrived at number 15 on the U.S. Billboard 200 graph however it neglected to coordinate the accomplishment of its predecessors. In April 2010, Brady and her sibling, Ray J appeared in the VH1 reality arrangement “Brandy and Ray J: A Family Busines”s alongside their folks. In the exact year, she showed up as a competitor on season 11 of the ABC unscripted TV drama “Dancing with the Stars” cooperated with Maksim Chmerkovskiy. In 2011, she joined the cast of the parody arrangement ‘The game’ wherein she assumed the common job of Chardonnay in the primary season before turning into an ordinary on the show. In October 2012, Brandy delivered her 6th studio collection named “Two Eleven” which arrived at the number 3 on U.S. Billboard 200 outline and the head of the Board US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Collections chart.

Brandy Norwood showed up in a sentiment dramatization film, “Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor” in 2013. In the film, Brandy depicted a supporting character, Melinda. In July 2014, Brandy delivered a spread rendition of Coldplay’s tune “Magic” to her TwitMusic account which crested at number one on Billboard’s Trending 140 chart. In the very year, she showed up on VH1’s “Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood” and the TV Land sitcom “The Soul Man”. Brandy made her Broadway debut assuming the lead job of Roxie Hart in the Broadway melodic “Chicago” in 2015. in the next year, she assumed the lead job in the  BET sitcom “Zoe Ever After” and she went on the Slayana World Tour. In January 2017, Brandy contended with her more youthful sibling Ray J on the FOX reality cooking arrangement “My Kitchen Rules”. In July 2018, she showed up on the Fox melodic dramatization TV arrangement, “Star”. In the arrangement, she assumed the common job of  Cassie. In June 2019, she showed up on Canadian vocalist Daniel Caesar’s subsequent collection “Case Study 01” and delivered their two-part harmony “Love Again” as a solitary in July. The melody arrived at the head of the Board Adult R&B Tunes graph. The very year, she delivered the buzz single “Freedom Rings”. Brandy’s seventh studio collection “B7” was delivered on July 31, 2020. The collection arrived at number 2 on the UK Official Hip Hop and R&B Collections Graph Top 40 and at number 12 on the Billboard 200 outline. It’s lead single “Baby Mama” arrived at the best ten of the US Adult R&B Tunes chart.

Brandy Norwood’s Relationships

Brandy Norwood is Unmarried. She has a girl named Sy’rai Iman Smith brought into the world with an ex, Robert “Big Bert” Smith.

She was involved with future Los Angeles Lakers player Kobe Bryant in 1996 however the couple separated soon. Afterward, she dated Boyz II Men lead artist Wanya Morris and afterward dated the American rapper, Mase, for some time.

She was likewise impractically associated with maker Robert “Big Bert” Smith. On June 16, 2002, she brought forth their little girl, Sy’rai Iman Smith however they isolated in 2003.

In 2004, Brandy began a relationship with NBA guard Quentin Richardson and the couple got occupied with July 2004 however Brandy finished their 14-month commitment in September 2005. It was asserted that she had got his face inked on her back, which was later changed into a feline after their partition.

In mid-2010, she was impractically connected with artist Flo Rida yet Cognac began dating music leader, Ryan Press toward the finish of that year. They got occupied with December 2012 however the commitment didn’t lead marriage. Brandy canceled her commitment in April 2014.

What is Brandy Norwood’s Net Worth?

As of 2020, Brandy Norwood’s net worth is $14 million.

Is Brandy Norwood active on Instagram?

Brandy Norwood is active on Instagram and Twitter. She has 4.4 million followers on Instagram and has 3.1 million followers on Twitter.


Facts of Brandy Rayana Norwood

  • Gender Female
  • full nameBrandy Rayana Norwood
  • nicknamesB-Rocka
  • birthplaceMcComb, Mississippi, USA
  • Date of Birth February 11, 1979
  • Age 44 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Amethyst
  • Lucky Color Turquoise
  • Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundBlack
  • nationalityAmerican
  • net worth$14 Million
  • professionSinger
  • weight52 kg
  • height5 feet 7 inches
  • body measurements34-23-34 inches
  • bra size / breast size34C
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • shoe size / feet size9 (US)

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