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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
1 Hosts Bet.com Countdown
2 Currently on Bow Wow Wanted Tour (10 cities) [May 2006]
3 Released his second his solo CD [June 2001]
4 4th Studio album "All I Feel" released on April 8, 2008 [March 2008]
5 Currently working on his 3rd album, entitled "Raydiation". [May 2005]
6 Album "Raydiation" in stores September 20, 2005. [September 2005]
7 His Single "One wish" off the CD "Raydiation" has been doing really well on billboards [2006]
8 Son of manager Sonja Norwood.
9 Parents are Willie Norwood and Sonja Norwood.
10 His debut album was called 'Everything You Want'
11 Younger brother of Brandy Norwood.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! 2015 TV Movie Tom Major
Ray J ft Lil Wayne: Brown Sugar 2015 Short
The Rickey Smiley Show 2013-2014 TV Series Kenny
Switchin' the Script 2012 David Bostick
For the Love of Ray J 2009-2010 TV Series
Nite Tales: The Series 2009 TV Series Sporty O
A Day in the Life 2009/II Pinky
Shark 2006 TV Series Rapper
Save the Last Dance 2 2006 Video Savion 'DJ Scientific' Gibson (uncredited)
One on One 2005-2006 TV Series D-Mack / Darrell 'D-Mack' McGinty
Envy 2005/I AJ
Christmas at Water's Edge 2004 TV Movie Alberto Turner
Black Sash 2003 TV Series Bryan Lanier
The Proud Family 2001 TV Series Mega
Moesha 1996-2001 TV Series Dorian 'D-Money' Long / Charles / Dorian 'D-Money'
Source Sound Lab 2000 TV Series
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York 1999 TV Mini-Series Clayton
Steel 1997 Martin (as Ray J.)
Mars Attacks! 1996 Cedric Williams
Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored 1995 Cliff (12 Yrs.) (as Willis Norwood Jr.)
The Enemy Within 1994 TV Movie Todd (as Willie Norwood Jr.)
The Sinbad Show 1993-1994 TV Series L.J. Beckley

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dreammaker 2015 TV Series executive producer - 2015 pre-production
Untitled Ray J JoJo Ryder Project 2014 TV Series executive producer pre-production
Driven to Love 2016 TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
A.T.S. 2016 TV Series executive producer
Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business 2011 TV Series executive producer - 4 episodes
For the Love of Ray J TV Series executive producer - 15 episodes, 2009 - 2010 field producer - 2 episodes, 2010

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
For the Love of Ray J 2010 TV Series composer - 2 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Island of Fantasy 2010 Short performer: "Spotlight"
Cover Art 2005 TV Series short performer - 1 episode

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kim Kardashian, Superstar 2007 Video short uncredited

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kim Kardashian, Superstar 2007 Video short uncredited

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

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

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Untitled Ray J JoJo Ryder Project 2014 TV Series pre-production Himself
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood 2014-2016 TV Series Himself
Driven to Love 2016 TV Series Himself
Steve Harvey 2016 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2015 TV Series Himself
BET Awards 2015 2015 TV Movie Himself
Love & Hip Hop 2015 TV Series Himself
Pop Wrapped TV 2015 TV Series documentary
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta: After Party Live! 2015 TV Series Himself
GGN: Snoop Dogg's Double G News Network 2013-2014 TV Series Himself
The Real 2014 TV Series Himself
David Tutera's Celebrations 2014 TV Series Himself
Funniest Wins 2014 TV Series Himself
J'Adore Magazine: Ray J 2013 Video short Himself
Ridiculousness 2013 TV Series Himself
Wonderview 2013 TV Series Himself
BET Awards 2013 2013 TV Special Himself
The Wendy Williams Show 2009-2013 TV Series Himself
Datzhott 2013 TV Series Himself
Insider's Look' with Ray J 2012 TV Movie Himself
The Insider 2012 TV Series Himself
Rockstar Academy 2011 TV Series Himself
Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business 2010-2011 TV Series Himself
The Mo'Nique Show 2009-2011 TV Series Himself
2010 Soul Train Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
BET Awards 2010 2010 TV Special Himself
Smash: The Best of the BET Awards 2010 TV Special Himself - Host
For the Love of Ray J 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
2009: That Really Happened!?! 2009 TV Movie Himself
2009 Soul Train Awards 2009 TV Special Himself
The Great Debate 2009 TV Series Himself
BET Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself
Straight from the Horses Mouth 2009 Video Himself
Black to the Future 2009 TV Series Himself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet 2009 TV Series Himself
The Pull Up 2009 TV Series Himself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2009 TV Series Himself
Access Granted 2008 TV Series Himself
HBO Boxing 2008 TV Series documentary Himself - National Anthem Singer
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2006-2008 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself
BET's Top 25 Countdown 2008 TV Series Himself
Kim Kardashian, Superstar 2007 Video short Himself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2006 TV Series Himself
The Tyra Banks Show 2006 TV Series Himself
The 10th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 2005 TV Special Himself
Soul Train 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Cover Art 2005 TV Series short Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2005 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
106 & Park Top 10 Live 2005 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest Host
Punk'd 2004 TV Series Himself
Intimate Portrait 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Source Awards 2001 2001 TV Special Himself
1st Annual BET Awards 2001 TV Special Himself
Top of the Pops 2001 TV Series Himself
Moesha 1998 TV Series Himself
The 24th Annual American Music Awards 1997 TV Special Himself
Ray J in Concert with Brandy 1997 TV Movie Himself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1997 TV Series Himself
All That 1997 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '94 1994 TV Special Himself
Rhythm & Jam 1993 TV Mini-Series Himself - Host / Kid On The Street (1993)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
E! True Hollywood Story 2008 TV Series documentary Himself

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