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Omarion

Biography

American R&B singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, and previous lead singer of the group B2K alongside Lil Fizz, Raz-B and J-Boog. His third single album “Ollusion” premiered this year 2010. B2K started when music supervisor Chris Stokes contacted Omarion at a 1999 New Year’s Eve party and provided his notion of a ‘Children of the brand new Millennium’ music group with Omarion as the business lead vocalist. He made an appearance in the movies You Got Offered and Unwanted fat Albert in 2004. He was created to Leslie Burrell and Trent Grandberry as the oldest of seven kids including the vocalist O’Ryan. He previously his first kid, a son called Megaa, along with his partner Apryl Jones in August 2014. He was a judge on America’s Greatest Dance Staff alongside JC Chasez.

Quick Facts


Full Name Omarion
Salary around $8 million
Date Of Birth November 12, 1984
Place Of Birth Inglewood, CA
Height 1.68 m
Profession Rapper
Nationality American
Children A’mei Kazuko Grandberry, Megaa Omari Grandberry
Parents Leslie Burrell, Trent Grandberry
Siblings O'Ryan, Arielle Grandberry, Amira Grandberry, Kira Grandberry, Tymon Grandberry, Ukil Grandberry
Awards BET Award for Viewer's Choice, Soul Train Music Award for Best Collaboration
Music Groups B2K
Nominations Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Song, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album, BET Award for Best New Artist, iHeartRadio Music Award for R&B Song of the Year, MTV Movie Award for Best Dance Sequence, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group, MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance - Male, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist, Teen Choice Award for Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Star - Male
Movies You Got Served, Fat Albert, You Got Served: Take It to the Streets, The Proud Family Movie, Feel the Noise, Somebody Help Me, Somebody Help Me 2, Wrong Side of Town, Omarion: Invitation Only
TV Shows America's Best Dance Crew, Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1Has 2 children with his long-term girlfriend Apryl Jones, Son Megaa Omari born August 7, 2014. and Daughter A'mei Kazuko born March 7, 2016.
2Signed to Def Jam. Plans to release his 4th studio album titled "Ollusion". [September 2009]
3Celebrating his 21st birthday (November 12). [November 2005]
4Currently working with Bow Wow on their collaboration album entitled "Face Off" which is due out December 4, 2007. [August 2007]
5Finished "We Ain't Done Yet Tour" [January 2006]
6Finished his Scream Tour on September 4th 2005. [September 2005]
7Currently working on "Ollusion" his 4th studio album he plans to release late 2009 [September 2009]
8Omarion's album "21" is released in stores. [December 2006]
9Finished Holiday Jam tour (January 1st) [January 2006]
10Preparing his Scream Tour with Bow Wow, Marques Houston, Bobby Valentino, B5 and others [July 2005]
11Is releasing his album "O" (February 22nd) [February 2005]
12Going on Holiday Jam tour with Bow Wow, Chris Brown, Ciara and Marques Houston (December 22nd). [December 2005]
13Is currently in the studio recording his second album "21". [June 2006]
14Preparing "We Ain't done yet Tour" With Best Friend/Rapper Bow Wow [December 2005]
15Released two singles with Lil Wayne: "Comfort" and "I Get It In".
16Signed to Lil Wayne's Young Money label. He later asked to be released from his contract to pursue other ventures. He addressed the rumors of him being "dropped" from the label on his "Twitter" page stating: "I asked to be released from the label to pursue other opportunities that were recently presented to me. Because of our relationship, Lil Wayne had no issue with us ending our business relationship and released me from the label. Lil Wayne and I have nothing but love for each other, there is no beef.
17Signed to Def Jam records in September 2009.
18Chris Stokes is his uncle by marriage.
19His mother Leslie is his stylist and was B2K's stylist.
20His name "Omari" means "King". Adding the "on" at the end of his name means "King Forever".
21Will be filming the movies "Soldier" and "You Got Served 2" with singer/actor Marques Houston and director/manager Chris Stokes in their production company Franchise Boys.
22He won the Viewer's Choice Award at the 2005 BET Awards.
23Is good friends with Bow Wow.
24Featured in Bow Wow's song "Let Me Hold You".
25Is not related to actor/singer Marques Houston.
26Omarion, Marques Houston and their manager Chris Stokes have formed a production company called Franchise Boys.
27Favourite actor is Robin Williams.
28Favourite movie is Braveheart.
29Siblings: O'Ryan, Amira, Arielle, Tymon, Ukil, and Kira.
30Was a member of the musical quartet, B2K.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Let's Stay Together2012TV SeriesJulian
Somebody Help Me 22010TV MovieDarryl (as Omari Grandberry)
Wrong Side of Town2010VideoStash (as Omari Grandberry)
Feel the Noise: The Making of a Musical Movement2008Video shortRob Vega
Somebody Help Me2007VideoDarryl Jennings (as Omari Grandberry)
Feel the Noise2007Rob Vega
One on One2004-2006TV SeriesDarius / Nytmare
Cuts2005-2006TV SeriesDarius
The Proud Family Movie2005TV MovieFifteen Cent (voice, as Omarion)
The Bernie Mac Show2004-2005TV SeriesShonte
Fat Albert2004Reggie (as Omari Grandberry)
You Got Served2004David (as Omari Grandberry)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
ConanTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
So You Think You Can DanceTV Series performer - 4 episodes, 2005 - 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
More Than a Game2008Documentary performer: "If You Dream" - as Omarion
Feel the Noise2007performer: "Hard Body", "Coqui", "Coqui: The Re-Mix" - as Omarion
The Proud Family Movie2005TV Movie performer: "Blowin' Up the Spot" - as Omarion
The 40-Year-Old Virgin2005performer: "After Party" - as Omarion
Hitch2005/Iperformer: "Never Gonna Let You Go She's a Keepa" - as Omarion

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Somebody Help Me 22010TV Movie executive producer - as Omari Grandberry
Feel the Noise2007co-producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Not Safe with Nikki Glaser2016TV SeriesHimself
IHeartRadio Music Awards 20162016TV MovieHimself
Conan2016TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
Rise and Shine2015/IIIDocumentary shortHimself - Interviewee
BET Awards 20152015TV MovieHimself - Performer (as Omarion)
BET Experience: Sprite Celebrity Basketball Game2015TV MovieHimself
GBlok Presents: Spark It Up Live2014TV MovieHimself - Musical Guest
The Real2014TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself (as Omarion)
Rip the Runway2013TV MovieHimself (as Omarion)
2012 BET Hip Hop Awards2012TV SpecialHimself (as Omarion)
RapFix Live2012TV SeriesHimself
The Hot 102011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Get to Steppin' 22010TV MovieHimself
Omarion: Speedin2010ShortHimself
America's Best Dance Crew2010TV SeriesHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Style-City Music Presents2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Kourtney & Kim Take Miami2009TV SeriesHimself - Singer / Actor
Free Radio2008TV SeriesHimself
Generation Now: Top 25 Under 252008TV MovieHimself - Host
39th NAACP Image Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2005-2008TV SeriesHimself
Ugly Betty2008TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Tavis Smiley2005-2007TV SeriesHimself
The Teen Choice Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
Dear Mama: A BET Mother's Day Celebration2007TV MovieHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2007TV SeriesHimself
21st Annual Soul Train Music Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Host (as Omarion)
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2007TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2005-2007TV SeriesHimself
The 2006 Black Movie Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
So You Think You Can Dance2006TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Notarized: Year End Video Countdown2005TV MovieHimself
2005 American Music Awards2005TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Omarion)
Scream Tour IV: Heartthrobs Live2005VideoHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself - Dance Performer (as Omarion)
106 & Park Top 10 Live2005TV SeriesHimself
Showtime at the Apollo2005TV SeriesHimself
The Best Hit USA2005TV SeriesHimself
Soul Train2001-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Punk'd2003-2005TV SeriesHimself
MTV Spring Break: Cancun 20052005TV MovieHimself (as Omarion)
Omarion2005Video shortHimself
Cribs2005TV SeriesHimself
You Got Served, Take It to the Streets2004Video documentaryHimself
2004 MTV Movie Awards2004TV SpecialHimself - Dancer
MTV Movie Awards 2004 Pre-Show2004TV SpecialHimself
Faking the Video2004TV SeriesHimself
On-Air with Ryan Seacrest2004TV SeriesHimself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2004TV SeriesHimself
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Dedicated2004TV MovieHimself - Host
3rd Annual BET Awards2003TV Special documentaryHimself
B2K: The Ultimate Video Collection2003VideoHimself
Introducing B2K2002Video documentaryHimself
All That2002TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
MTV Video Music Awards 20022002TV SpecialHimself (as B2K)
2nd Annual BET Awards2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
Summer Music Mania 20022002TV MovieHimself - Performer (as B2K)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Now That's What I Call Music!: The Best Videos of 2003!2003VideoHimself (segment "Bump, Bump, Bump") (as B2K)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Contemporary R&B AlbumFor the album "O."
2004MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBreakthrough Male PerformanceYou Got Served (2004)
2004MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Dance SequenceYou Got Served (2004)· Marques Houston
2004Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Breakout Movie Star - MaleYou Got Served (2004)


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#Quote
1"You could live it up and be successful, but it wouldn't mean anything without love and friends. I could go broke and still be happy because love is all I need".
2"How would I treat a girl if she was my girlfriend? I'm a really affectionate person and I like being a gentleman".

#Trademark
1Swift footwork, stylish dancing, and agile spin moves
2A crown on top of the letter "O"

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