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What Is the Net Worth of Ray J? How Much Money He’s Made?

What Is the Net Worth of Ray J? How Much Money He's Made?

Ray J is a Singer, Producer, Musician, Songwriter, Rapper, Actor, Television Producer, and Artist. The net worth of Ray J in 2022 is estimated to be 14 million. The original name of Ray J is William Ray Norwood Jr., and he later adapted Ray J as his stage name.


William Ray Norwood Jr, popularly known as Ray J, was born on 17th January 1981. He was born in McComb, Mississippi. His parents are Sonja Bates Norwood and Wellie Norwood. Brandy Norwood, the famous actress and recording artist, is his older sister. Snoop Dogg and Sasha Blanks are other celebrities who are his cousins. 

At a very young age, Ray J moved to Los Angeles, California, with his parents. Ray J started his acting career in 1989 at the age of 8 years. He appeared in various television commercials and worked for different agencies. 

In 1993 he started playing the role of the foster son in The Sinbad Show. He played the role from 1993-94; this phase of his life was a crucial point that turned him into a successful Actor. At that time, his easygoing nature and acting ability impressed the producers of Brandy’s television show, and they selected him for the Dorian ‘D-Money’ role in the UPN series. He played the role of Dorian “D-Money” from 1999 to 2001 until the show’s end. Afterwards, he got many opportunities and built a successful career.

What Is the Net Worth of Ray J? How Much Money He's Made?

Net Worth 

Many fans and general audiences are pondering the question – of what Ray J’s net worth is. Or how much is Ray J’s net worth? Ray J is a prominent Singer Rapper, Songwriter, and Television figure, and it is no wonder he earns a lot, keeping in mind his successful career graph. Ray J is a viral celebrity, and his income is also a lump sum. Below is the Ray J net worth of 2022 and also the net worth of Ray J in the past 6 years – 

  • Net worth in 2022 – is $14.0 million
  • Net worth in 2021 – was $12.8 million
  • Net worth in 2020 – was $11.5 million
  • Net worth in 2019 – was $10.0 million
  • Net worth in 2018 – was $9.0 million
  • Net worth in 2017 – was $8.0 million

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Audiences have been asking how much is Ray J’s net worth for a long time. It is assumed that Ray J’s monthly salary is $1,50,000+, and his annual income is estimated to be $1.2+ million. Also, as a successful businessman, he has other sources of income.

Ray J’s Asset

Being a successful American celebrity, Ray J lives a very luxurious life. He owns many real estate properties besides his many residences in Los Angeles, Carson, Beverly Hills, etc. Ray J is also known for his love for cars. He has a massive collection of cars, including a Chevrolet Impala SS, A Chevrolet Camaro GT, A Ford Mustang and many others. 


Ray J is a versatile personality, and it reflects in his career. He has gained success in His musical pursuits and acting career.  

He begins his acting career at a very young age. Ray J first appeared in television commercials at eight in 1989. He has worked for many agencies and appeared in several television commercials and got his first break as the foster son in The Sinbad Show (1993-1994). 

He also appeared in numerous films, including Steal, Envy, and Mars Attacks! Etc. Later, Ray J takes the Dorian “D-Money” role in the UPN series (1999-2001). He again made his comeback in television with the show Love for Ray J, a reality show (2009) with two sessions and a spin-off called Brandy and Ray J: A family business (2010). In January 2017, Ray J participated in the UK celebrity Big Brother, a popular reality show. 

What Is the Net Worth of Ray J? How Much Money He's Made?

Musical Career

Ray J started to record his debut album, Everything You Want, with Elektra records in 1995. Another album, That Alum, released in 1997, has a lead single called ‘Let it go. This single was the soundtrack of the film  ‘Set it Off’ that got the 25th rank on the US R&B chart. And the second single from the same album ranked 54 on the US R&B chart. Ray J was removed from the Elektra in 1997. In 1998, he appeared on the Dr Doolittle soundtrack with the song ‘That’s Why I Lie .’He also composed music for various commercials and produced tunes for the company Mattel. 

Ray J collaborated with his sister Brandy for Another day in Paradise, which was hugely successful. The song made its way to the top 10 in the UK, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Ireland, Belgium and Australia. In 2005 he released his third studio album, Radiation and debuted in the Billboard top 200 on the 48th rank. His sex tape with famous artist Kim Kardashian got leaked, which earned him much popularity. In 2008 his fourth album, All I feel, was released, and the song Sexy can I peaked at number three. 

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As a Businessman

Ray J has gained much fame as a singer, rapper and actor. But his interests do not end in the entertainment world. He has a keen eye for real estate investment and owns many real estate properties and founded Raytronics Inc. and co-founded Raycon Inc., which sells various electronic products.


1. What is the age of Ray J? 

As of 2022, Ray J is 41 years old.   

2. What is the Height of Ray J?

Ray J’s height is 5’7″ or 1.70 cm.

3. What is the name of Ray J Wife?

Ray J got married to well-known fashion designer Princess Love in 2016, but in 2020, his wife filed a divorce from him. Ray J also filed a divorce in 2021.

4. How many kids does Ray J have?

Ray J has two kids with his now estranged wife, Princess Love- a girl named Melody Love and a boy named Epik Ray.

5. What is the educational qualification of Ray J?

Ray J began working at a very young age of 8. He did not have any formal schooling, it seems.

About the author

Steven Ly

Steven Ly is the Startup Program and Events Manager at TheNextHint Inc. She recruits rockstar startups for all TC events including Disrupt, meetups, Sessions, and more both domestically and internationally. Previously, she helped produce Dreamforce with Salesforce and Next '17 with Google. Prior to that, she was on the advertising teams at both Facebook and AdRoll, helping support advertisers in North America and helped grow those brands globally. Outside of work, Steven enjoys Flywheel, tacos, the 49ers, and adventuring around the globe.

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