|Omarion Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||November 12, 1984|
Omarion is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, voice actor, and dancer best known as the lead singer of the R&B boy band B2K. B2K has released albums and tracks like Santa Hooked Me Up, Pandemonium!, B2K, Why I Love You, Gots Ta Be, Uh Huh, What a Girl Wants, Girlfriend, Badaboom (ft. Fabolous), and Do That Thing (ft. Lil’ Kim). As a solo artist, Omarion has released multiple albums including O, 21, Ollusion, The Kinection, I’m Tryna, Touch, Ice Box (ft. Timbaland), I Get It In (ft. Gucci Mane), Cut Off Time (ft. Kat DeLuna), Last Night (Kinkos) (ft. Snoop Dogg), Paradise, Let’s Talk (ft. Rick Ross), Know You Better (ft. Pusha T and Fabolous), I’m Up (ft. Kid Ink and French Montana), Post to Be (ft. Chris Brown and Jhené Aiko), Distance, EX (ft. Bow Wow and Soulja Boy), and Can You Hear Me? (ft. T-Pain). He has also been cast in shows and movies like Feel the Noise, Wrong Side of Town, Somebody Help Me, Somebody Help Me 2, One on One, Cuts, Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood, Let’s Stay Together, and The Masked Singer.
Omari Ishmael Grandberry
King O, O, Omarion, Maybach O
Inglewood, California, United States
Omarion left his school education midway to focus on his singing career.
Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Actor, Dancer, Voice Actor
- Father – Trent Grandberry
- Mother – Leslie Burrell (Omarion’s Stylist)
- Siblings – O’Ryan Grandberry (Younger Brother) (Singer), Tymon Grandberry (Brother), Ukil Grandberry (Brother), Amira Grandberry (Sister), Arielle Grandberry (Sister), Kira Grandberry (Sister)
- Others – Chris Stokes (Uncle)
Omarion has been represented by his uncle Chris Stokes.
He has also been signed up with ICM Partners Group.
R&B, hip hop
MMG Records, Atlantic Records, Roc Nation Records, Omarion Worldwide, Warner, Columbia Records, EMI, Epic Records, Sony Urban Music
His net worth had been $8 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Omarion has dated –
- Jennifer Freeman (2003-2004) – Omarion started going out with actor Jennifer Freeman after meeting at a private party in 2003. They went out for under two years before she moved on to Lil’ Fizz.
- Kyla Pratt (2004-2005) – Omarion moved on from Jennifer to her close friend and fellow model and actor Kyla Pratt.
- Rihanna (2007) – Omarion was reported to be having an affair with pop singer Rihanna after he posted a number of candid photos of them together on his Myspace profile. He even called her, his homegirl in an interview with a magazine.
- Debra Ryder (2008) – Omarion had a short-lived affair with Debra Ryder, who used to work as a stripper in Atlantic City. Omarion met her at her workplace. They were believed to have got married, however, it wasn’t confirmed. She left him after realizing that she was a lesbian.
- Simply Jess (2009) – Omarion was reported to be dating model Simply Jess in 2009 after they were spotted together at a private party in Miami. She even uploaded their picture together on her social media account.
- Rosa Acosta (2010) – Omarion started dating ballet dancer and singer Rosa Acosta in 2010 after getting together for the collaboration on the song Come N F*ck Wit Me. They made their relationship public by walking the red carpet together at the JM “Just Models” magazine Super Bowl bash in February 2010 in Las Vegas.
- Apryl Jones (2011-2016) – Omarion started going out with actor and model Apryl Jones in 2011. Apryl gave birth to a son, Megaa Omari in August 2014 and daughter A’mei Kazuko in March 2016. However, nearly three months after the birth of their daughter, they decided to end their relationship as Omarion’s travel schedule due to his music commitments took its toll on their relationship.
- Roxxanne Montana (2013) – He hooked up with glamor model Roxxanne Montana in the year 2013.
- Nia Long (2023) – In January 2023, he was rumored to be dating actress Nia Long after they were seen together at the premiere of You People. However, Nia later denied the dating rumors and confirmed that she was ‘single’.
Race / Ethnicity
Omarion is of African-American descent.
- Muscular body
- Several tattoos
His body specifications might be –
- Chest – 45 in or 114 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 16 in or 41 cm
- Waist – 35 in or 89 cm
Omarion has starred in TV commercials for –
- Kellogg’s Corn Pops (2000)
- McDonald’s (2001)
- K104 Radio Station (2002)
- Sony Rolly
Best Known For
- Performing as a lead singer in the American R&B band B2K
- The success of his first studio album O, which debuted at number one position on Billboard 200
Omarion released his first independent studio album O in February 2005 under Epic Records. The #1 Billboard 200 album recorded 765,000 sales in the US.
However, as part of band B2K, his debut album was B2K released in March 2002. It went #2 on Billboard 200.
Omarion made his first film appearance in the 2004 dance drama film You Got Served in the lead role as David.
First TV Show
Omarion first appeared in the Fox sitcom The Bernie Mac Show as Shonte in a 2004 episode.
Omarion hits the gym about three to five days a week. His workout routine heavily relies on lots of running for a good cardio session and lifting heavyweights.
Also, he believes that the most important aspect of getting six-pack abs is nutrition. He tries to squeeze in five meals a day with a few healthy snacks in between to take care of cravings. The focus is on eating green vegetables as much as possible while drinking a lot of water throughout the day to keep hydrated and flush toxins out of his body.
Omarion Favorite Things
- Movie – Braveheart (1995)
- Actor – Robin Williams
- Color – Red
- Sports – Basketball
- Team – Lakers
- Clothing Designers – Ice Berg, Coggi
Source – IMDb.com, AngelFire.com
- Omarion began performing at the age of 5 and starred in many national commercials before starting his professional music career.
- During his school days, he was part of the football team.
- He is an excellent dancer and dreams of opening his own dance studio.
- In partnership with Marques Houston and his manager Chris Stokes, he has established his own production house called Franchise Boys.
- In 2005, he voiced the character named 15 Cent in the Disney Channel Original Movie The Proud Family Movie.
- The first part of his nickname “Omari” means a king and the added “On” makes the full meaning of his nickname as ‘King Forever.’
- He has hired his mother Leslie as his stylist. She even worked as a stylist for his band B2K.
- He co-starred as Rob in the 2007 drama film Feel the Noise.
- In January 2010, Omarion released his 3rd studio album titled Ollusion.
- In 2010, he started serving as a judge on the 5th season of America’s Best Dance Crew.
- In May 2011, Omarion released a new mixtape titled The Awakening.
- On May 2, 2012, it was revealed that he had signed with Maybach Music Group and Warner Bros. Records. Later in 2012, he signed to Jay-Z‘s Roc Nation Management.
- In November 2012, he released his debut EP titled Care Package.
- In 2021, Omarion appeared as a contestant on season 5 of The Masked Singer as the wild card contestant “Yeti”. He finished in 4th place.