Omari Ishmael Grandberry famed as Omarion is an American singer, songwriter, actor as well as a dancer who is best known as the lead singer of the American R&B boy band B2K. The group achieved success in the early 2000s with singles like “Bump, Bump, Bump”, “Uh Huh”, and “Girlfriend”, which all reached success on the Billboard Hot 100. His second solo album, 21 (2006), contained “Ice Box”, which reached number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. has also ventured into acting, with appearances in films such as You Got Served, Fat Albert, Somebody Help Me and The Proud Family Movie.
Omarion Cuts B2K From Tour & Griselda Drops Shady Records Debut
Omarion announced the next Millennium Tour for 2020 and did so without B2K on the bill following drama with Lil Fizz. Also, Westside Gunn, Conway The Machine, Benny The Butcher and Daringer released their Shady Records debut WWCD as a collective. Lastly, All Money In’s BH called out The Game once again for constantly using Nipsey Hussle’s name for promotion. Omarion’s baby mother Apryl Jones and his B2K bandmate Lil Fizz frolic all over social media in love, the “Ice Box” singer announced the second installment of The Millennium Tour without B2K on Fizz’s 33rd birthday. J Boog essentially blames 99.9 percent of the group’s problems on Fizz and has no problems with Omarion. The Millennium Tour will be headlined by Omarion and Bow Wow in 2020. Pretty Ricky, Ying Yang Twins, Lloyd, Sammie, and Soulja Boy are also named as performers for the tour. Dates and cities for the trek are set to be announced on Monday (December 2) with tickets to go on sale on Thursday (December 5).
Who are the Parents of Omarion?
Omarion was born as Omari Ishmael Grandberry was born on 12th November 1984 in Inglewood, the USA. As of 2019, he celebrated his 35th birthday with his friends and families. He was born to Leslie Burrell and Trent Grandberry, his parents. He also has a younger brother named O’Ryan. He started his dancing career as a background dancer for the R&B girl group Before Dark and appeared in their music videos. He soon began pursuing a career in music and would go on to become the lead singer of the boy band B2K. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Mixed. His religion is Christian.
How tall is Omarion?
Omarion is a very handsome person with a charming personality. His glowing face and sweet smile attract a lot of people towards him. He has a tall height of five feet eight inches or 173 cm. His balanced bodyweight consist of 75 KG or 165 lbs. His chest size is 45 in, biceps size is 16 in and his waist size is 35 in. His other body measurements will be added soon once we get details about it. His body build is Athletic. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a black hair color and dark brown eye color.
How was the Career of Omarion?
- Omari started his career by joining the group B2K in 1999.
- He then took the stage name Omarion and the group named themselves B2K, an acronym for “Boys of The New Millennium”.
- They began touring with Lil Bow Wow.
- Moreover, they released their debut single, “Uh Huh,” in 2001.
- They soon after released their debut album, the self-titled B2K on 12th March 2002 which peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop albums chart.
- They followed the album up in December with their second album, Pandemonium!.
- He appeared in several films, most notably You Got Served in 2004.
- He played the role of the school bully “Reggie” in the comedy Fat Albert, based on the animated series Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids.
- He then released his debut solo album O on 22nd February 2005 which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts.
- The first single from the album was “O” which peaked at #27 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The second single “Touch”, peaked at #94 on the Billboard Hot 100.
- The album received a third and final release with, “I’m Tryna”.
- He received a Grammy nomination for the album at the 48th Grammy Awards for Best Contemporary R&B Album.
- He released his second album 21 on 26th December 2006.
- The first single from the album was “Entourage” and the second single “Ice Box”, produced by Timbaland, peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100.
- He displayed his acting skills in the thriller Somebody Help Me in 2007.
- He has also made several appearances in a number of TV shows, including One on One and has played the voice of Fifteen Cent in The Proud Family Movie.
- Omarion and Bow Wow recorded a collaboration album entitled Face Off in 2007.
- The first single from the album was “Girlfriend”, followed up by “Hey Baby” as the second single.
- He was affiliated (though not officially signed) with Young Money Entertainment on 30th March 2009.
- He then signed with EMI and created his own label, StarrWorld Entertainment in early 2010.
- He later re-released the single “I Get It In” with Lil Wayne replaced by Gucci Mane.
- He released his second single “Speedin'” and then he released his third studio album Ollusion, which sold 19,400 copies in its first week.
- He became a judge on the fifth season of America’s Best Dance Crew in 2010.
- He then worked on his first mixtape presented by DJ Drama, titled The Awakening in 2011.
- He then signed with Rick Ross label Maybach Music Group and Warner Bros. Records on 2nd May 2012.
- Moreover, he appeared on Self Made Vol. 2 and is set to release his debut EP through the labels.
- He signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Management in 2012.
- He released his debut EP Care Package on 29th November 2012.
- He released his second EP Care Package 2 on 5th November 2013.
- He was cast to be a part of Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood on 18th August 2014 along with his mother, and girlfriend Apryl Jones.
- He released the single “You Like It” in November 2014 in promotion of his fourth studio album “SexPlaylist” on 14th February 2014.
- He released his fourth studio album, Sex Playlist, on 2nd December 2014.
- B2K briefly reformed to go on The Millennium Tour; joined by supporting acts Mario, Ying Yang Twins, Chingy, Pretty Ricky, Bobby V and Lloyd in 2019.
- The tour kicked off on March 8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and wrapped up on April 28 in Louisville, Kentucky.
Who is Omarion dating?
Omarion is not married yet and he is still to get married. But he is in a relationship with his girlfriend Apryl Jones. They have welcomed two baby girls together named Megan and A’mei Kazuko. In 2016, it was confirmed that the pair broke up. There was no cheating and controversy about their break-up. Two people just decided to follow their own different ways in life. As of today, he is living a single life. There is no rumors about his till now. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay.
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How much is Omarion’s Net Worth?
The net worth of this famous singer will be surely in millions and he is making a huge amount of money from his songs and albums which is his major source of earnings. His net worth is estimated to have $8 Million as of 2019. His exact salary is still to get revealed yet but there is no doubt in the mind of his followers that he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his work. He is satisfied with his earnings.