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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 11 February 1979McComb, Mississippi, USA
Birth NameBrandy Rayana Norwood
Nickname B-Rocka
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Brandy Norwood was born on February 11, 1979 in McComb, Mississippi, USA as Brandy Rayana Norwood. She is known for her work on Moesha (1996), I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998) and Cinderella (1997).

Trade Mark (1)

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Trivia (33)

Sings under the name of Brandy.
Older sister of Ray J.
Before he was a NBA star, Kobe Bryant took Brandy to his high school prom in 1996.
Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world.
One of Teen People Magazine's "21 Hottest Stars Under 21".
Is close friends with Serena Williams and Venus Williams, the tennis players, and attended their game against each other in the US-open.
Attended Pepperdine University (1999) but dropped out because of her busy schedule.
Claims to have married Robert Smith secretly in the summer of 2001. Smith claims that the two were never legally married.
She is no longer a vegan.
Named her third album "Full Moon" because she felt she came full circle spiritually.
Born at 8:56 PM EST.
Her mother, Sonja Norwood, quit her job at H&R Block in order to manage Brandy and Ray J.
Has a daughter, Sy'rai Iman Smith (born June 16, 2002), with ex-boyfriend Robert Smith.
The character of "Karla Wilson" in I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998) was originally intended to be a Caucasian girl, until Brandy auditioned and won the role.
Her third album, 'Full Moon', is partly dedicated to the late singer-actress Aaliyah who died in a plane crash in 2001 aged 22.
Was the first African American woman to portray Cinderella in a major TV movie.
Admitted in a 20/20 interview with Barbara Walters, that she was anorexic at one point in her life. It showed in one of her videos.
Was engaged to NBA player Quentin Richardson. [2004-2005]
Has twice played a character that won a fixed radio contest. Once in I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998) and once in Double Platinum (1999).
Was suppose to star in I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer (2006) with Jennifer Love Hewitt and Freddie Prinze Jr. again, but then they changed the script and left them out.
Daughter of Willie Norwood and Sonja Norwood.
She wanted to be a professional singer at the age of 4 and released her first single at the age of 11.
When Brandy raps she uses the alias, "Bran 'Nu".
Was one of the last people to ever see Whitney Houston alive, along with Clive Davis. Whitney interrupted an interview that they were giving for E! and handed Brandy a note in which the content is still unknown, as Brandy refuses to reveal for "personal reasons.".
Engaged to music exec Ryan Press [December 27, 2012].
Currently finishing her new album with Tim Mosley (aka Timbaland), Missy Elliott, Mike Coty and unknown producers. The album is slated for an early 2004 release. [September 2003]
Engaged to LA Clippers basketball player Quentin Richardson. [July 2004]
Released her 4th album, "Afrodisiac" on June 29, 2004. [June 2004]
Recording her 4th album with her husband Robert Smith, Tim Mosley (aka Timbaland) and Missy Elliott. [November 2002]
Guest starring as co-host on ABC's morning talk-show, The View (1997). [July 2006]
Her first single from her upcoming 4th album, "Talk About Our Love", (which is produced and written by Kanye West, who is also featured on the track) is shipping to radio stations in early-April. The album will be released on June 22nd, 2004 and currently does not have a title. [April 2004]
Is first cousin of Snoop Dogg.
Was engaged to music executive Ryan Press from December 2012 to February 2014.

Personal Quotes (2)

I'll be a nun, raise my daughter, and make albums.
I just feel my sexuality is private. I'm very shy about being sexy. That part of me has been so closed to the public eye. I've sold millions of records with my clothes on. (Vibe, June 2004)

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