|Real Name/Full Name||Brandy Rayana Norwood|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Brandy|
|Birth Place:||McComb, Mississippi, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||11 February 1979|
|Age/How Old:||43 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 64 Kg
In Pounds – 141 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Willie Norwood
Mother – Sonja Norwood
|School:||Hollywood High Performing Arts Center|
|Profession:||Singer and Songwriter|
|Net Worth:||$15 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2022|
Brandy is an American singer and songwriter who has released many albums in her career. She has won multiple awards and has also worked as an actress. Brandy has appeared in many TV series and reality television series. She has been performing from a very young age.
Well, how well do you know about Brandy? If not much, here is what we know about Brandy to date.
Biography and Early Life
Brandy Rayana Norwood was born on February 11, 1979, in McComb, Mississippi. Her mother, Sonja Norwood was H&R Block’s district manager. She is the daughter of gospel singer, Willie Norwood. Brandy’s sister is entertainer Ray J. She is the cousin of Sasha Banks and Snoop Dogg.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Brandy in 2022 and what is her height and weight? Well, Brandy’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 27th November 2022 having been born on 11 February 1979. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 141 lbs in Pound and 64 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Black.
After her parents relocated in 1983, Brandy went to the Hollywood High Performing Arts Center. She was interested in music at a young age. However, starting from 10th grade, she studied by having a private tutor. Brandy had trouble during her school days as she did not have any support from her teachers. At just 11, she started entering talent shows and used to perform at public functions.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
In 1996. Brandy was in a relationship with Kobe Bryant. Following this, she was in a relationship with Wanya Morris of Boyz II Men. She has also dated Mase. In 2001, she was in a relationship with Robert Smith. They have a daughter named Sy’rai Iman Smith born in 2002. In 2004, Brandy Norwood got engaged to Quentin Richardson. They called off their engagement in a year. She was also in a brief relationship with Flo Rida. In 2012, she got engaged to Ryan Press. Their relationship came to an end in 2014.
Brandy is also a philanthropist and is the founder of Norwood Kids Foundation. She also supports RAINN and Make A Wish Foundation. She has made donations worth hundreds of thousands to many organizations. At a young age, she found immense success and made a huge impact. Norwood was influenced by music by Whitney Houston. She has a soft, husky, and raspy voice. However, the singer was also a part of a car collision in 2006. many lawsuits were filed against her and it was settled after an undisclosed amount.
Is Brandy Lesbian?
In her life, Brandy Norwood has dated many men. She was engaged twice and has also given birth. This proves that she is very straight and is not lesbian.
Brandy Norwood got signed to Teaspoon Productions in 1990. In 1993, she appeared in the TV series, Thea. From 1996 to 2001, she has appeared in the main role in Moesha. She has been in recurring roles in ‘The Game’ and ‘Star’. In 2016, Brandy was in the lead role in Zoe Ever After. She has been in many reality TV series including Dancing with the Stars, Majors & Minors, Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood, and My Kitchen Rules.
In 2006, she was the judge of America’s Got Talent. Brandy made her movie debut by appearing in Arachnophobia in 1990. In 1997, she became Cinderella in the film ‘Cinderella’. Her other film roles The Perfect Match, Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, and I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. She has served as the actress and executive producer of Double Platinum in 1999.
In music, Brandy released her self-titled debut album in 1994 on Atlantic Records. This went on to sold more than 6 million copies across the world. In 1998, she came up with her second album entitled Never Say Never. This was a huge success and was certified multi-platinum. Her third album, Full Moon became available in 2002. She then came up with Afrodisiac in 2004. Her other albums are Human, Two Eleven, and B7.
Brandy has also come up with one EP and one compilation album. She has released many hit singles including “Baby”, “The Boy Is Mine”, “Have You Ever?”, “Another Day in Paradise”, “What About Us?”, and “Sittin’ Up in My Room”. Brandy has also performed as a guest for many other artists. Additionally, she has done soundtrack appearances for many films including Batman Forever, Double Platinum, Meet the Browns and Cinderella.
In 1999, Brandy won the Grammy Award for “The Boy Is Mine”. She has won the American Music Award in 1996. The singer is also the winner of seven Billboard Music Awards. She has won four BMI Pop Awards and has received a nomination for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award. In 1996, she won the Kids’ Choice Award in the category of “Favorite Singer”. Other awards won by Brandy include Teen Choice Awards, Urban One Honors, Stellar Award, Soul Train Awards, and NAACP Image Awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Brandy in 2022
As of 2022, The estimated net worth of Brandy is $15 million. She made this fortune by being active in multiple endeavors. She started her career at a young age and has won many awards. Brandy has come up with chart-topping songs, and she sold over 40 million copies across the world.
Apart from this, she has done many commercials and was a CoverGirl in 1999. She has made endorsement deals with many brands, and there was also a “Brandy Doll” by Mattel. Brandy has been in the lead roles in many TV shows, and she has also been an executive producer of a film.
Brandy Norwood started her career at a young age and found immense success both in singing and acting. Her popularity also made her appear in many commercials. She has many fans across the world, and she serves as an inspiration for many. Brandy has left a legacy at a young age, and her passion for singing even made her perform in social gatherings.