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Overview (4)

Born in Inglewood, California, USA
Birth NameOmari Ishmael Grandberry
Nicknames King O
O
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Omari Ishmael Grandberry was born on 12th November 1984 in California, Los Angeles. He is the older brother of singer O'Ryan. He and his former band-mates Lil Fizz, Raz-B and J-Boog were discovered by manager and director Christopher B. Stokes.

They formed a band called B2K. B2K stands for Boys of the New Millennium. They were formed at the ages of between 15 - 16 years old. Omari was brought up in Inglewood by his mother. He was the oldest of the members of B2K. He was the lead singer.

The band disbanded in January 2004 after appearing in the film You Got Served, Omarion then went solo and has a solo LP entitled "O" which was released in February 22nd 2005 through Epic Records.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Pam

Trade Mark (2)

A crown on top of the letter "O"
Swift footwork, stylish dancing, and agile spin moves

Trivia (30)

Was a member of the musical quartet, B2K.
Siblings: O'Ryan, Amira, Arielle, Tymon, Ukil, and Kira.
Favourite movie is Braveheart.
Favourite actor is Robin Williams.
Omarion, Marques Houston, and their manager Chris Stokes,have formed a production company called Franchise Boys.
Is not related to actor/singer Marques Houston.
Featured in Bow Wow's song "Let Me Hold You".
Is good friends with Shad Moss.
He won the Viewer's Choice Award at the 2005 BET Awards.
Will be filming the movies "Soldier" and "You Got Served 2" with singer/actor Marques Houston, and director/manager Chris Stokes, in their production company Franchise Boys.
His name "Omari" means "King". Adding the "on" at the end of his name means "King Forever".
His mother Leslie is his stylist and was B2K's stylist.
Chris Stokes, is his uncle by marriage.
Signed to Def Jam records in September 2009.
Signed to Lil Wayne's Young Money label. He later asked to be released from his contract to pursue other ventures. He addressed the rumors of him being "dropped" from the label on his "Twitter" page stating: "I asked to be released from the label to pursue other opportunities that were recently presented to me. Because of our relationship, Lil Wayne had no issue with us ending our business relationship and released me from the label. Lil Wayne and I have nothing but love for each other, there is no beef.
Released two singles with Lil Wayne: "Comfort" and "I Get It In".
Preparing "We Ain't done yet Tour" With Best Friend/Rapper Bow Wow [December 2005]
Is currently in the studio recording his second album "21". [June 2006]
Going on Holiday Jam tour with Bow Wow, Chris Brown, Ciara and Marques Houston (December 22nd). [December 2005]
Is releasing his album "O" (February 22nd) [February 2005]
Preparing his Scream Tour with Bow Wow, Marques Houston, Bobby Valentino, B5 and others [July 2005]
Finished Holiday Jam tour (January 1st) [January 2006]
Omarion's album "21" is released in stores. [December 2006]
Currently working on "Ollusion" his 4th studio album he plans to release late 2009 [September 2009]
Finished his Scream Tour on September 4th 2005. [September 2005]
Finished "We Ain't Done Yet Tour" [January 2006]
Currently working with Bow Wow on their collaboration album entitled "Face Off" which is due out December 4, 2007. [August 2007]
Celebrating his 21st birthday (November 12). [November 2005]
Signed to Def Jam. Plans to release his 4th studio album titled "Ollusion". [September 2009]
Has 2 children with his long-term girlfriend Apryl Jones, Son Megaa Omari born August 7, 2014. and Daughter A'mei Kazuko born March 7, 2016.

Personal Quotes (2)

"How would I treat a girl if she was my girlfriend? I'm a really affectionate person and I like being a gentleman".
"You could live it up and be successful, but it wouldn't mean anything without love and friends. I could go broke and still be happy because love is all I need".

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