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Chris Brown Bio (2020)
Everything There Is To Know & More

By Ryan Williams
Chris Brown Biography
19 September 2020
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Christopher Maurice Brown is an American Grammy Award-winning R&B songwriter, singer, dancer, and actor, who made headlines for assaulting former girlfriend Rihanna.

Today we’re going to look at the Chris Brown Bio-  I spent my teenage years loving his music, so this bo will be a corker for me.

In our BouceMojo biography, you’ll find out everything you need to know about Chris Brown, and some details you may never have thought of before, including:

  • The Assault On Former Girlfriend Rihanna
  • His Early Life, Family & Relationships – The Good The Bad & The Ugly
  • His Personal Statistics – Height/ Weight/ Hair color etc.
  • Record Deals/ Albums/Music
  • Lots more…

Sit tight for this one…

Enjoy!

Who Is Chris Brown?

Christopher Maurice Brown Born in Tappahannock, Virginias is an American Grammy Award-winning R&B songwriter, singer, dancer, and actor.

In 2005, Chris Brown topped the US Billboard charts for five weeks after he released his debut song, ‘Run It’ hitting the  Billboard Hot 100 top spot.

Chris Brown Biography
Expert On: Singing, Songwriting, Rapping
Date of Birth: May 05, 1989
Current Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Dancer, Record Producer, Businessman, and Actor.
Nationality: American
Martial Status: In a relationship
Languages: American-English
Religion: Christian
Height: 185cm
Weight: 71 kg

Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Chris Brown Net Worth: $50 Million
Place Of Birth: Tappahannock, Virginia
Famous Friends: Drake, Justin Bieber, Tyga
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Food: Spaghetti and Strawberry Cheesecake
Smoking/ Drinking: Occassionally
Tattoos: 26 Tattoos
Chris Brown has a Net Worth of $50,000,000 according to bouncemojo.com”

The Young Chris Brown

Born to a former daycare center director, and a corrections officer Christopher Maurice Brown (Chris Brown) was welcomed into the world on May 5th, 1989.

He was raised in Tappahannock, Virginia, and grew up listening to the soul albums that his family loved. Brown also learned how to sing and dance on his own, and once said that Michael Jackon inspired him to improve his music.

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Brown enjoyed performing right from being very young; he even joined several singing competitions whilst in high school.

Aside from that, he also helped out his father by working with him at a gas station.

Luckily, he was discovered by a talent manager when he was singing while at the gas station. This eventually led to his stardom – he then signed with Hitmission Records (a local production team from New York), when he was thirteen.

He was then introduced to different record labels.

From Def Jam recordings to JIve Records, J-Records to Warner Bros Records.

He ended up choosing Jive Records because of their track record (pun intended!) in terms of handling young successful artists like Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake.

Chris Brown Family & Relationships

Relationship With Mother

Chris’s parents divorced when he was younger – this left Chris and his sister in the sole care of his mother.

Joyce Hawkins is Chris Brown’s mother. He has a good relationship with his mom despite having some issues with her then-boyfriend who physically abused her in front of the children. She raised Brown and his older sister, Lytrell Bundy while working as a daycare center director.

Chris Brown Mum
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Relationship With Father

Chris Brown’s father Clinton Brown divorced his mother Joyce Hawkins when Chris was just six years old.

He worked as a corrections officer.

Brown accused Clinton of physically and emotionally abusing both him and his mother,  but later reconciled and they now have a close relationship.

Chris Brown Father
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Relationship With Sister

Littrell Bundy is Chris Brown’s older sister –  she is eight years older than him.

Bundy is a medical laboratory scientist and lives in Chesterfield, Virginia. The two have always been close according to him.

Chris Brown Sister
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Chris Brown Love Life

Marital Status: In a Relationship, Children: Two

Partners: Rihanna (2007-2009), Karrueche Tran (2011-2012), Nia Guzman (2015) Ammika Harris (Present)

People have been curious about who Chris Brown is currently dating – his name has been linked with some pretty fine women over the years.

In 2007, Brown started dating Rihanna, the relationship lasted for two years and didn’t end well after he assaulted her.

Chris Brown Rihanna
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After Rihanna, Brown dated model, Karrueche Tran in 2011. The two have been seen in public numerous times and they even showed up together at a few mainstream events.

However, the relationship ended when he reunited with Rihanna in 2013.

Chris Brown Nia Guzman
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Later, he was in a relationship with another model and aspiring nurse, Nia Guzman. The two welcomed their baby girl, Royalty, in 2015.

Despite ending their relationship, the two have agreed to co-parent their daughter and are said to be good friends now.

Chris Brown Kids
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Chris Brown Education

Chris Brown studied at Essex High School Virginia until 2005…

…but stopped when he turned 15.

He decided to pursue his career in New York instead of continuing his studies.

Brown also enjoyed performing in local talent shows.

Through these, he became familiar with life in the spotlight and the shows helped him work the crowd from a young age.

Chris Brown Career

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Run It – 2005

Chris Brown released his self-titled album that sold 154,000 copies in its first week. The album was certified two-times platinum and its lead single ‘Run It!’ topped the Billboard charts for four weeks.

Exclusive – 2007 

In 2007, he produced his second studio album, Exclusive, and peaked number four on the Billboard 200 chart. The album was another success as it sold 294,000 copies during its release week alone.

Graffiti – 2008

Graffiti was Brown’s third studio album – it wasn’t his best selling album as it received various negative reviews from critics.

F.A.M.E/Look At Me Now – 2011

He released his fourth album, F.A.M.E. in 2011 – which achieved the top spot of the Billboard 200, and it’s second single, Look at Me Now, remained number one for circa eight weeks.

Fortune – 2012

In 2012, Brown made public his fifth album – Fortune. Despite negative reviews, the album still made it to pole position on the Billboard charts.

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X & Fan of a Fan – 2014

Brown released X, his sixth studio album in 2014; he and Tyga also made a collaborative album called Fan of a Fan: The Album the following year.

Heartbreak on a Full Moon 2017

Heartbreak on a Full Moon went out in 2017 and received the third spot in the Billboard 200, meaning he had eight albums that reached the top 10 charts consecutively.

Indigo – 2019

His ninth album, Indigo, was released in 2019 and made it to the number one spot (again) of the Billboard 200. It was also named as his third top chart album of all time.

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Chris Brown Scandals & Controversies

Brown has been known for being involved in various controversies pretty much all through his career.

To dig more into it, here’s a timeline of the issues he’s had to deal with:

Chris Brown vs Rihanna –2009

His 2009 physical abuse case is the rapper’s most infamous controversy. He assaulted his then-girlfriend, Rihanna. The court found him guilty of a felony and he was ordered to do community labor, together with a five-year probation. He was also required to take domestic violence counseling.

Chris Brown vs Drake and his friends – 2012

In 2012, Brown was injured due to a brawl in New York. The brawl involved other known people like Drake, NBA star Tony Parker, and Meek Mill.

Chris Brown vs Los Angeles – 2013

Brown was convicted for hit-and-run and sentenced to an additional 1,000 hours of community service in LA for it. He was also involved in a later altercation and spent 36 hours in prison. To fix his anger issues, he voluntarily went to rehab – however, ironically he was kicked out for being too violent.

Chris Brown vs San Jose – 2015

Five people were shot during his concert in San Jose and Chris was reportedly sued over the incident.

Chris Brown vs Las Vegas – 2015

Another case was on the cards for Brown when he was involved in a battery case in Las Vegas, a man said that the singer hit him after an argument.

Chris Brown Bio
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Chris Brown vs Woman in Vegas – 2016

Brown was under investigation when a woman accused him of beating her up and stealing her phone at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The singer’s attorney maintained that the charges were “untrue.”

Chris Brown vs Tran – 2017

In 2017, Brown went to court twice – firstly, when a photographer accused him of attacking him after taking photos of the singer; secondly, when Tran, his ex, filed a restraining order against him.

Chris Brown vs Los Angeles Court – 2018

A capuchin monkey was the reason why Brown had to face two criminal counts in the LA courts in 2018 – he had housed a restricted species without a permit.

Chris Brown vs Rape Complaint – 2019

In 2019, Brown went to prison in Paris after he received a rape complaint. He was released a few hours later since there was no clear evidence from his accuser.

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   Interesting Facts About Dana White

  1. He was a member of his church choir when he was younger.
  2. Brown is banned from travel within the UK and Australia thanks to his domestic abuse convictions.
  3. C-Syzle was his stage name in high school where he made mixtapes for fun.
  4. He has an older sister that used to work at a bank.
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Chris Brown Movies

Aside from being a great singer, Brown also gave acting a try. His first big film was Stomp the Yard (2007), and he played the role of Duron Williams – a supporting character in the film. In the same year, Brown was the main character of the musical film, This Christmas.

Afterward

… Brown was one of the executive producers of the action-thriller film, Takers in 2010. He also has his documentary entitled Chris Brown: Welcome to My Life released in 2017.

He later appeared in several movies such as Think Like a Man, Battle of the Year, and She Ball.

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Stomp the Yard

The movie revolved around the lives of college students at Truth University, who share a love of dancing and hip hop.

This Christmas

This holiday film looks at what happens when all family members come together during Christmas. Will it be chaos? Or pure fun?

Takers

Heist. This is what the movie focuses on as it shows how a group of criminals attempt to make their one great “heist.”

Chris Brown: Welcome to My Life

A run through of Chris Brown’s Life featuring interviews from artists involved with him over the years.

Chris Brown (Hip-Hop Biographies)

An overview of the life story of Chris Brown.

Chris Brown Books

Brown also co-wrote an autobiography entitled Chris Brown (Hip-Hop Biographies) – published by Saddleback Educational Publishing in 2013.

Stomp the Yard

The movie revolved around the lives of college students at Truth University, who share a love of dancing and hip hop.

This Christmas

This holiday film looks at what happens when all family members come together during Christmas. Will it be chaos? Or pure fun?

Takers

Heist. This is what the movie focuses on as it shows how a group of criminals attempt to make their one great “heist.”

Chris Brown: Welcome to My Life

A run through of Chris Brown’s Life featuring interviews from artists involved with him over the years.

Chris Brown (Hip-Hop Biographies)

An overview of the life story of Chris Brown.

Chris Brown Lifetime Achievements

  1. He was 15 years old when he was initially signed under Jive Records in 2004.
  2. Throughout his career, he won circa 114 awards and 359 nominations from different awarding bodies. This total includes four American Music Awards, seventeen BET Awards, four Billboard Awards, and one Grammy Award for his F.A.M.E album in 2012.
  3. He currently has four albums that were chart-toppers and nine albums that made it to the top 10 of the Billboard charts.
Chris Brown Achievements
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Top 3 Quotes From Chris Brown

Chris Brown Quotes

Never assume you know what’s going on in someone’s life unless you heard it straight from the source.” 

Chris Brown Quotes

“People change, things go wrong. Just remember, life goes on.”

Chris Brown Quotes

“Follow your dreams. Just make sure to have fun too.”

Top 3 Memes – Chris Brown

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Chris Brown Memes
Chris Brown Memes

3 Lessons From Chris Brown

  1. Controversies are part of life. Brown has been through a lot – but he never gave up. He went on with his life and continued to try to live the best life he could. It’s important to realize that issues and controversies are part of life, and moving on is a normal part of the healing process.
  2. People change. Everyone changes from time to time, that’s why Brown also once said that he reminds himself to understand when somebody changes. And if things go wrong because of the change, then try to remember that life does and will go on.
  3. Enjoy making dreams come true. He also believes that people must enjoy life while making their dreams become a reality. After he’s hustled hard, he also spends time having fun.
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FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions (with Chris Brown)

Q: Who discovered Chris Brown?

A: It was Hitmission Records who fortuitously discovered Chris Brown while he was singing in a gas station

Q: What was Chris Brown’s childhood like?

A: According to him, he didn’t have the best childhood (since he was exposed to physical abuse when his mother’s ex assaulted her.

Q: Who is Chris Brown married to?

A: He’s currently in a relationship with Ammika Harris (his baby momma number two) but he isn’t married to anyone as of the moment.

Q: Who taught Chris Brown how to dance?

A: He learned how to dance through watching Micheal Jackson videos as a child. He also added that it was Jackson who inspired him to become a better singer and dancer.

Q: Does Chris Brown do his own choreography?

A: He sometimes produces the choreography when he performs on stage or in his music videos.

Summary: Chris Brown Biography

Well, that’s it for Chris Brown’s biography – he surely had a pretty colorful career with his share of controversies – but he has always tried to move on…

My biggest takeaway from this is to don’t beat yourself up over your past – despite everything that happened Chris never stopped doing what he was good at.

Instead, he created more music and albums and those became his way of expressing himself.

I hope you enjoyed this article – you might also want to check out Chris Brown’s Net Worth, and his best memes, jokes and quotes.