Bobby Brown Wiki, Age, Height, Bio, Wife, Kids, Girlfriend, Family, Net Worth
Bobby Brown was born February 5, 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts. He is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actor and rapper. Brown started his career in the R&B and pop group New Edition.
Bobby Brown Family
Bobby Brown is one of eight children of Carole Elizabeth, a substitute teacher, and Herbert James Brown, a construction worker. Brown grew up in Roxbury’s Orchard Park Projects.
Bobby Brown Career
New Edition was founded by 9-year-old Brown and childhood friends Michael Bivins, Ricky Bell and Corey Rackley who all knew each other growing up in the Orchard Park Projects in Boston.
Following his exit from New Edition, Bobby Brown signed a contract with his former group’s label, MCA (which had earlier promised Brown a solo deal if he had decided to leave New Edition), and also signed with manager Steven Machat, who had also worked with New Edition.
Bobby Brown Wife & Kids
Bobby Brown has fathered seven children. His eldest, Landon, was born circa 1986 to Melika Williams. With girlfriend Kim Ward, whom he met circa 1980, he had daughter La’Princia (born 1989) and son Bobby Jr. (born c. 1992).
Brown and Ward’s on-and-off 11 year relationship ended in 1991, after two-months-pregnant Ward found out Brown was engaged.
In April 1992, Brown proposed marriage to Houston and the couple married at Houston’s estate on July 18, 1992. On March 4, 1993 their daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was born.
On May 31, 2009, Brown had a son Cassius with his partner of two years, manager Alicia Etheredge. Brown and Etheredge became engaged in May 2010, when Brown proposed during a performance at the Funk Fest in Jacksonville, Florida.
The couple married in June 2012 in Hawaii and have since added two daughters to their family. Bodhi Jameson Rein Brown on July 9, 2015, and Hendrix Estelle Sheba Brown on July 21, 2016.
Bobby Brown Controversy
In late 2003, Brown was arrested for misdemeanor battery, allegedly for striking Houston while shouting epithets. In February 2004, Brown was arrested and jailed in Georgia on a parole violation related to a previous drunk driving conviction.
In June 2004, Brown was sentenced to 90 days in prison for missing three months of child-support payments. That sentence was immediately suspended after Brown made back payments totaling about $15,000. Brown spent about six days in prison.