Who is Ray Jay?
The United States of America is a very fertile land with respect to music especially rapping. Moreover, it has produced a lot of world-renowned rappers like LL Cool Jay and Puff Daddy. Ray Jay is also one of them. He is also an actor, singer, rapper, entrepreneur, songwriter and TV personality. Ray whose real name is Wiliam Raymond Norwood jr born on 17 January 1981 in McComb, Mississipi.
Moreover, Ray became a more public figure when in 2007, his sex tape with Kim Kardashian leaked. Later, he apologized for the tape. Ray’s elder sister Brandy Norwood is also an award-winning rapper and singer. Let’s here have a look at early life and career of Ray J. However, to read further details, click here.
Early life and career
Wiliam Raymond who born in McComb, Mississipi grew up in Los Angeles, California. He was the younger kid of his parents Willie Norwood and Sonja Bates. In his early age, his family moved to Los Angeles and it changed his whole life. In 1989, he started appearing in the commercials of various companies at the age of just 7 years. Moreover, he also started auditioning for roles in Television.
Hence from 1993 to 1994, he played the foster son in a sitcom The Sindbad Show. This show shaped his career well and his boyish look and easygoing nature earned him a role in Moesha. In the show, he got a role on the UPN series as Dorian D-Money from 1999 to 2001. In 1995, Ray signed with Elektra Records and released his first album Everything You Want. His singles remained in top 30 across the world and earned him a lot of fame. He also recorded Another Day in Paradise along with his sister Brandy and it was in top 10 in Austria.
In 2007, his leaked tape with Kim Kardashian dented him a lot. However, he has a successful career so far.
Personal Life of Ray Jay
Ray Jay also is an entrepreneur. He has founded a company Raytoniks and is dealing in consumer electronics in the U. S. A. In 2017, he signed a multi-million dollar deal with cowboy wholesale.
In August 2016, Ray married Princess Love at Los Angeles. They both have a son and a daughter together.
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