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Usher Raymond


Usher Raymond IV was born in Dallas, Texas, to Jonetta Patton (née O'Neal) and Usher Raymond III. He began singing when he was six years old, joining the local church choir at the behest of his mother who acted as choir director. Jonetta, a single mom, raised Usher and his younger brother, James, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, before moving the family... See full bio »

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Known For

The Faculty
The Faculty Gabe Santora
(1998)
Killers
Killers Kevin the Manager
(2010)
She's All That
She's All That Campus D.J.
(1999)
Furious 6
Furious 6 Soundtrack
(2013)

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  Beat Shazam (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes, 2017 - 2018) (writer - 4 episodes, 2017 - 2018)
- Episode #2.4 (2018) ... (performer: "You Make Me Wanna...") / (writer: "You Make Me Wanna...")
- Episode #2.2 (2018) ... (performer: "Caught Up")
- Episode #1.11 (2017) ... (performer: "Nice & Slow") / (writer: "Nice & Slow")
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... (performer: "Burn") / (writer: "Burn")
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (performer: "My Way") / (writer: "My Way")
 2018 SuperFly (writer: "Por Favor")
 2017 The Quad (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Elevators (2017) ... (performer: "Yeah" - as Usher)
 2017 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.15 (2017) ... (writer: "Get Right")
 2016 13th (Documentary) (performer: "Chains" - as Usher) / (writer: "Chains")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (writer - 2 episodes, 2015 - 2016)
- Will Smith/Usher (2016) ... (performer: "Crash" - as Usher) / (writer: "Crash")
- Justin Timberlake/Ellen DeGeneres/Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (2015) ... (writer: "My Way" - uncredited)
- Will Ferrell/Kevin Hart/New England Patriots/Ariana Grande (2015) ... (performer: "We Are the Champions" - as Usher)
 2016 BET Awards 2016 (TV Special) (performer: "No Limit" - as Usher) / (writer: "No Limit")
 2016 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow #1 - This Is Me (2016) ... (writer: "Don't Look Down")
 2016 Hands of Stone ("Champions") / (performer: "Champions" - as Usher Raymond IV) / (writer: "Champions")
 2015 Black Knight Decoded (Video short) (performer: "Miracles") / (writer: "Miracles")
 2015 World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- 2015: Day 10, Part 3 (2015) ... (performer: "OMG" - uncredited)
- 2015: Day 9, Part 2 (2015) ... (performer: "OMG" - as Usher, uncredited)
- 2015: Day 4, Part 4 (2015) ... (performer: "OMG" - uncredited)
  Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 7 episodes, 2010 - 2015) (performer - 5 episodes, 2012 - 2015)
- "Jealous" by Nick Jonas (2015) ... (performer: "Confessions Part II" - as Usher) / (writer: "Confessions Part II")
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2014: Part 1 (2015) ... (performer: "New Flame") / (writer: "New Flame")
- "Turn Down for What" by DJ Snake and Lil Jon (2014) ... (performer: "Yeah!") / (writer: "Yeah!")
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2012 (2013) ... (performer: "Scream") / (writer: "Scream")
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2004 (2012) ... (performer: "Yeah!") / (writer: "Yeah!")
 2015 The 57th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "If It's Magic")
 2015 Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- John Oliver/Mike Greenberg/Kid Ink (2015) ... (writer: "Body Language")
 2015 Workaholics (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Speedo Racer (2015) ... (performer: "Same Girl" - uncredited)
 2014/II The Interview (performer: "Yeah!" - as Usher)
 2014 Preventers (Short) (performer: "New Flame")
 2012-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Switch-up (2014) ... ("She Came to Give It to You") / (writer: "She Came to Give It to You")
- Week 9 (2013) ... ("Yeah!") / (writer: "Yeah!")
- Fusion Dance Week (2012) ... ("Scream") / (writer: "Scream")
 2014 2014 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "She Came to Give It to You") / (writer: "She Came to Give It to You")
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 8 episodes, 2006 - 2014) (writer - 4 episodes, 2011 - 2014)
- Top 6 Perform + Elimination (2014) ... (performer: "Yeah!") / (writer: "Yeah!")
- Top 16 Perform, 2 Eliminated (2014) ... (performer: "Good Kisser") / (writer: "Good Kisser")
- Top 6 Perform: 2 Eliminated (2013) ... (performer: "Lemme See") / (writer: "Lemme See")
- 4 of 20 Voted Off (2011) ... (performer: "Moving Mountains") / (writer: "Moving Mountains")
- 1 of 11 Voted Off (2010) ... (performer: "OMG", "Somebody to Love")
 2014 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.17 (2014) ... (writer: "Without You")
- Episode #2.2 (2014) ... (writer: "Get Right")
 2014 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 3 July 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "One Less Lonely Girl")
- Episode dated 2 July 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "One Less Lonely Girl")
 2012-2014 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 2 (2014) ... (writer: "OMG")
- Live Show 1 (2012) ... (writer: "Without You")
 2014 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Kate Walsh/Marlon Wayans/Ellie Goulding (2014) ... (performer: "Scream")
 2014 Leave the World Behind (Documentary) (performer: "Euphoria" - as Usher) / (writer: "Euphoria")
 2014 Alive Inside (Documentary) (performer: "You Make Me Wanna...")
 2013 Justin Bieber's Believe (Documentary) (writer: "One Less Lonely Girl")
  Fino alla fine del mondo (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- One to TRI (2013) ... (performer: "Without You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Without You" - uncredited)
 2013 Baggage Claim (performer: "Dive" - as Usher)
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.16 (2013) ... (writer: "Without You")
 2013 The Internship (performer: "Hot Thing" - as Usher) / (writer: "Hot Thing")
 2013 Furious 6 (performer: "Rest of My Life" - as Usher) / (writer: "Rest of My Life")
  Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- 2013: Auditions 4 (2013) ... (performer: "Pop Ya Collar" - uncredited) / (writer: "Pop Ya Collar" - uncredited)
- 2010: Live Final (2010) ... (performer: "OMG")
 2013 Lovestruck: The Musical (TV Movie) (writer: "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love")
  Mulheres Ricas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #2.7 (2013) ... (performer: "Without You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Without You" - uncredited)
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Show 6 (2012) ... (writer: "Scream")
- Live Decider 4 (2012) ... (writer: "Without You")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2004 - 2012) (writer - 3 episodes, 2004 - 2012)
- Will Ferrell/Usher (2012) ... (performer: "Scream", "Climax") / (writer: "Scream", "Climax")
- Steve Carell/Usher (2008) ... (performer: "This Ain't Sex", "Love in This Club") / (writer: "This Ain't Sex", "Love in This Club")
- Lindsay Lohan/Usher (2004) ... (performer: "Yeah!", "Burn") / (writer: "Burn")
  The Block (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (writer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2012)
- Red House Elimination: Night 3 (2012) ... (performer: "Without You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Without You" - uncredited)
- Elimination: Night 4 (2011) ... (performer: "OMG" - uncredited) / (writer: "OMG" - uncredited)
 2009-2012 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Yes/No (2012) ... (writer: "Without You" - uncredited)
- Vitamin D (2009) ... (writer: "It's My Life/Confessions" - uncredited)
 2011 Dance Central 2 (Video Game) (performer: "DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love", "Yeah!")
 2010-2011 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes)
- Top 12 Results (2011) ... (performer: "Dirty Dancer")
- Top 22 Performance (2011) ... (performer: "Somebody to Love")
- Top 10 Performance (2010) ... (performer: "She Don't Know")
- Top 18 Performance (2010) ... (performer: "Lil Freak")
- Top 22 Performance (2010) ... (performer: "OMG")
 2011 Idool 2011 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow 7 - Dance (2011) ... (writer: "More")
 2011 Glee Encore (Video) (writer: "Confessions Part II")
 2011 The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "OMG")
 2011 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (Documentary) (performer: "Somebody to Love" - as Usher) / (writer: "One Less Lonely Girl") / (writer: "U Got it Bad" - as Usher Raymond IV)
 2010 Justin Bieber: Somebody to Love (Video short) (performer: "Somebody to Love Remix")
 2010 No Ordinary Family (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- No Ordinary Ring (2010) ... (performer: "OMG" - uncredited)
 2010 X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 4. Live Show (2010) ... (performer: "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love")
 2010 CSI: Miami (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sudden Death (2010) ... (performer: "OMG")
  Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #9.8 (2010) ... (performer: "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love", "There Goes My Baby" - as Usher) / (writer: "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love", "There Goes My Baby")
 2010 2010 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love", "OMG" - as Usher)
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #10.8 (2010) ... (performer: "DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love" - uncredited) / (writer: "DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love" - uncredited)
 2010 Getaway (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.21 (2010) ... (performer: "Yeah!" - uncredited)
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Monaco Grand Prix: Qualifying (2010) ... (performer: "OMG" - uncredited)
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #17.112 (2010) ... (performer: "Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)" - uncredited)
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.93 (2010) ... (performer: "Earth Song")
 2009 Justin Bieber: One Less Lonely Girl (Video short) (writer: "One Less Lonely Girl")
 2009 The Hangover (performer: "Yeah!" - as Usher)
 2008 The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (TV Special) (performer: "What's Your Name?", "Yeah" - as Usher)
 2008 House M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- House's Head (2008) ... (performer: "Yeah!" - uncredited)
  The Boondocks (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Tom, Sarah and Usher (2007) ... (performer: "Burn") / (writer: "Burn")
 2006 The X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Auditions 5 (2006) ... (performer: "Yeah!" - uncredited)
 2005 In the Mix (performer: "Sweat", "Settle Down" - as Usher) / (writer: "Sweat", "Get Acquainted", "Be What It's Gonna Be", "Against the World", "Take Me Away")
 2005 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 10 - Soul Og R&B (2005) ... (writer: "My Boo")
 2005 Drie Gasten en een Videocamera (Video) (performer: "Yeah")
 2005 The 47th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Caught Up")
 2005/I Hitch (performer: "Yeah!" (2004) - as Usher)
 2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jimmy Fallon (Video) (writer: "Mother's Day Song")
 2004 Usher: Yeah! (Video short) (performer: "Yeah!")
 2004 FF Moeve (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 5 episodes)
- Ezra (2004) ... (performer: "In The Club")
- Serkan (2004) ... (performer: "In The Club")
- Soraya (2004) ... (performer: "In The Club")
- Sander (2004) ... (performer: "In The Club")
- Mareille (2004) ... (performer: "In The Club")
 2004 Como uma Onda (TV Series) (performer: "My Boo")
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 (Video Game) ("Burn")
 2003-2004 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 30 Group 2 Performance Show (2004) ... (writer: "Burn")
- Group 4 Performance Show (2003) ... (writer: "Nice and Slow")
 2004 Turkstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.18 (2004) ... (writer: "U Got It Bad")
 2003 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fünfte Top 50 Show (2003) ... (writer: "U Got It Bad")
 2003 Deliver Us from Eva (performer: "She's Got the Part" - as Usher)
 2003 Star Search (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One with Guest Judge Countess Vaughn (2003) ... (writer: "U Make Me Wanna")
 2003 The Disco Ball (TV Special) (performer: "Ain't No Stopping Us Now")
 2002 The Sweetest Thing (performer: "U Got It Bad" - as Usher) / (writer: "U Got It Bad")
 2001 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 2 February 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "Pop Ya Collar" - as Usher)
 1998 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2816 (1998) ... (performer: "My Way")
 1997 Soul Food (performer: "Slow Jam" - as Usher)
 1993 Poetic Justice (performer: "Call Me a Mack") / (writer: "Call Me a Mack")
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Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in Sean 'Diddy' Combs' video "I Need A Girl (Part 1)". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 16 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Usher 'Mr. Entertainment' | Usher Raymond IV | Usher

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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[on training to portray a legendary fighter in Hands of Stone (2016)] You couldn't find a more stylized boxer than Sugar Ray Leonard. He was an incredible motion guy, the way he moved around the ring, and I think my dancing will make it easier for me to pick up his moves. I've been working on familiarizing myself with the ring, sparring and understanding how to move. He had such incredible ... See more »

Trivia:

Broke up with Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas (2004). See more »

Nickname:

Big Tyme See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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