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Ray J

Biography

Effective singer, producer, and songwriter that has released five studio albums and sang the song “Wait ONE MINUTE,” which reached #8 around the Warm R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. He released his 1st album, ALL YOU Want, in 1997. He produced a grown-up video that proceeded to go viral in 2003. He dated fact superstar Kim Kardashian a long time before she was popular. His parents are Sonja Bates-Norwood and Billie Norwood. His 1st cousin is usually Snoop Dogg. In August of 2016, he wedded Princess Like. His old sister is extremely successful R&B vocalist Brandy.

Quick Facts


Full Name Ray J
Date Of Birth January 17, 1981
Place Of Birth McComb, MS
Height 1.7 m
Profession Rapper
Nationality American
Spouse Princess Love
Parents Sonja Norwood, Willie Norwood, Sexy Can I, One Wish, I Hit It First
Siblings Brandy
Movies The Enemy Within, Once Upon a Time...When We Were Colored, Mars Attacks!, Steel, Christmas at Water's Edge, Envy, Nite Tales: The Movie, A Day in the Life, Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, Switchin' the Script
TV Shows For the Love of Ray J, Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood, Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business, Moesha, The Sinbad Show, Bad Girls All-Star Battle, Black Sash, My Kitchen Rules, Brandy: Special Delivery, One on One, The Rickey Smiley Show, Driven to Love, Nite Tales: The Series, 2009: That Really Happened!?!, The Great Debate, The Source Soundlab
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1Hosts Bet.com Countdown
2Currently on Bow Wow Wanted Tour (10 cities) [May 2006]
3Released his second his solo CD [June 2001]
44th Studio album "All I Feel" released on April 8, 2008 [March 2008]
5Currently working on his 3rd album, entitled "Raydiation". [May 2005]
6Album "Raydiation" in stores September 20, 2005. [September 2005]
7His Single "One wish" off the CD "Raydiation" has been doing really well on billboards [2006]
8Son of manager Sonja Norwood.
9Parents are Willie Norwood and Sonja Norwood.
10His debut album was called 'Everything You Want'
11Younger brother of Brandy Norwood.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!2015TV MovieTom Major
Ray J ft Lil Wayne: Brown Sugar2015Short
The Rickey Smiley Show2013-2014TV SeriesKenny
Switchin' the Script2012David Bostick
For the Love of Ray J2009-2010TV Series
Nite Tales: The Series2009TV SeriesSporty O
A Day in the Life2009/IIPinky
Shark2006TV SeriesRapper
Save the Last Dance 22006VideoSavion 'DJ Scientific' Gibson (uncredited)
One on One2005-2006TV SeriesD-Mack / Darrell 'D-Mack' McGinty
Envy2005/IAJ
Christmas at Water's Edge2004TV MovieAlberto Turner
Black Sash2003TV SeriesBryan Lanier
The Proud Family2001TV SeriesMega
Moesha1996-2001TV SeriesDorian 'D-Money' Long / Charles / Dorian 'D-Money'
Source Sound Lab2000TV Series
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York1999TV Mini-SeriesClayton
Steel1997Martin (as Ray J.)
Mars Attacks!1996Cedric Williams
Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored1995Cliff (12 Yrs.) (as Willis Norwood Jr.)
The Enemy Within1994TV MovieTodd (as Willie Norwood Jr.)
The Sinbad Show1993-1994TV SeriesL.J. Beckley

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dreammaker2015TV Series executive producer - 2015 pre-production
Untitled Ray J JoJo Ryder Project2014TV Series executive producer pre-production
Driven to Love2016TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
A.T.S.2016TV Series executive producer
Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business2011TV Series executive producer - 4 episodes
For the Love of Ray JTV Series executive producer - 15 episodes, 2009 - 2010 field producer - 2 episodes, 2010

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
For the Love of Ray J2010TV Series composer - 2 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Island of Fantasy2010Short performer: "Spotlight"
Cover Art2005TV Series short performer - 1 episode

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kim Kardashian, Superstar2007Video short uncredited

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kim Kardashian, Superstar2007Video short uncredited

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Untitled Ray J JoJo Ryder Project2014TV Series creative executive - 2014 pre-production

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Untitled Ray J JoJo Ryder Project2014TV Series pre-productionHimself
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood2014-2016TV SeriesHimself
Driven to Love2016TV SeriesHimself
Steve Harvey2016TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20152015TV MovieHimself
Love & Hip Hop2015TV SeriesHimself
Pop Wrapped TV2015TV Series documentary
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta: After Party Live!2015TV SeriesHimself
GGN: Snoop Dogg's Double G News Network2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
The Real2014TV SeriesHimself
David Tutera's Celebrations2014TV SeriesHimself
Funniest Wins2014TV SeriesHimself
J'Adore Magazine: Ray J2013Video shortHimself
Ridiculousness2013TV SeriesHimself
Wonderview2013TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2009-2013TV SeriesHimself
Datzhott2013TV SeriesHimself
Insider's Look' with Ray J2012TV MovieHimself
The Insider2012TV SeriesHimself
Rockstar Academy2011TV SeriesHimself
Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business2010-2011TV SeriesHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
2010 Soul Train Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
BET Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself
Smash: The Best of the BET Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Host
For the Love of Ray J2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
2009: That Really Happened!?!2009TV MovieHimself
2009 Soul Train Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
The Great Debate2009TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself
Straight from the Horses Mouth2009VideoHimself
Black to the Future2009TV SeriesHimself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet2009TV SeriesHimself
The Pull Up2009TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2009TV SeriesHimself
Access Granted2008TV SeriesHimself
HBO Boxing2008TV Series documentaryHimself - National Anthem Singer
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2006-2008TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself
BET's Top 25 Countdown2008TV SeriesHimself
Kim Kardashian, Superstar2007Video shortHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2006TV SeriesHimself
The Tyra Banks Show2006TV SeriesHimself
The 10th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
Soul Train2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Cover Art2005TV Series shortHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
106 & Park Top 10 Live2005TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Host
Punk'd2004TV SeriesHimself
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Source Awards 20012001TV SpecialHimself
1st Annual BET Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
Top of the Pops2001TV SeriesHimself
Moesha1998TV SeriesHimself
The 24th Annual American Music Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
Ray J in Concert with Brandy1997TV MovieHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997TV SeriesHimself
All That1997TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '941994TV SpecialHimself
Rhythm & Jam1993TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Host / Kid On The Street (1993)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
E! True Hollywood Story2008TV Series documentaryHimself

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