Ray J is known as an American singer and songwriter. He is also known as a television personality. Ray gets known for his famous rapper uncle Snoop Dogg. In people’s minds, there is a question that ”How did Ray J get famous?”
Ray J started his career as an actor. At the age of 14, he turned his profession from actor to singer. When he first released his debut album ”Everything You Want” in 1997. In this album, the lead song ”Let it Go” was peaked at number 25 in the U. S. After releasing his album, he started to get famous.
However, that was the starting of his career. Then he released his second single, and it was peaked at number 54 in the U.S. R&B charts. After getting a little fame, he started to work with several famous artists.
Moreover, he appeared in Dr. Dolittle’s single “That’s Why I Lie”. That was the turning point of his career. You can read more about Ray J and which album allowed him to rise to stardom.
Early Life of Ray J
In his early life, Ray J moved from Mississippi to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career. In Los Angeles, he appeared in several television commercials for different companies.
Moreover, Ray started his career as an actor at the age of eight. He appeared in the television show The Sinbad Show as the foster son. From 1993 to 1994, his acting career reached the best position.
However, Ray played in the series “D-Money” as Dorian. The series ended in 2001, and before his acting career, he was not known by people.
At the time, Ray J was not as well known as it is these days. That is probably because his work was not pretty good. After turning his profession, he got success and fame at the same time.
However, his first album got attention from critics and people in the music industry. That time his first single ”Get it Go” was achieved much from the album Everything You Want.
After an almost decade-long career of several albums, things were probably starting to look a little bleak for Ray J. That was until he released his fourth album ‘All I Feel’ in 2008.
From his fourth album, the lead single got famous and peaked at number three in the hot 100 charts. In this song the famous rapper Yung Berg appeared. Through this hard work and dedication, Ray achieved his fame.
Owner of Technology companies
Ray J also got fame as an owner of Technology companies. For the first time, Ray launched consumer electronics in the United State. He has an extraordinary marketing strategy.
Through his company and products, he ensured security to deliver products. His company secured delivery to celeb like Brandy, Chris Brown, Snoop Dogg, Justin Bieber, and the L.A. Clippers the professional athlete team.
Besides this company, he founded another company named Raycon. This company sells wireless products like headphones and earbuds. Ray J sees the strategy and branding value.
Social Media Fame
Ray J is famous on social media like Instagram. On Instagram, Ray has a verified account with around 2.5 million followers. He is not active on social media.
For every celeb, social media is a platform for promoting their songs and business purposes. Now a days, singers promoted their albums on social media.
Celebs like Ray J used to update his social media account. Ray also posted about his upcoming work. Because of his hard work and patient, he got successful.