Famous singer and songwriter Frank Ocean, who is famous for his albums nostalgia, ULTRA and channel ORANGE is a treat watch when in full flow. He is also the member of hip-hop collective Odd Future and has an estimated net worth of around $3.5 million.
Biography & Wiki
Frank was born on 28th October 1987 with the birth name Christopher Lonny Breaux. His parents moved to New Orleans when he was a child and spent all his childhood there. He was a fan of R&B CDs from childhood and often heard his mothers collection.
In school, he started to do music related work like recording music. He joined the University of New Orleans after graduation from school. But the region was hit by a hurricane Katrina soon and the recording studio of Frank went under water.
To start new recording projects Frank went to Los Angeles. He was just there and trying to make contacts in the industry so, for earning the money he worked at an insurance company. After gaining some contacts he started contributing in writing for big stars like he wrote Justin Bieber track “Bigger” in the year 2008 and in 2009 he co-wrote “I Miss You” with Beyonce in it.
He joined hip-hop collective Odd Future to carry on with his work. He met a producer named Tricky Stewart who helped Ocean to connect with a solo artist, Def Jam. His first mixtape ‘nostalgia, ULTRA’ was released in the February of 2011. It was released as a free download on his Tumblr site. The album got huge success and was a milestone in the path of Ocean becoming a star. The album got great critical reviews from NPR, BBC, and Rolling Stone. Some of the superstars like Kanye West and Jay-Z are also impressed.
Ocean released his next album ‘Pyramids’ on his Tumblr site on 2012. But the main success he got was with his second album ‘channel Orange’. It reigned at the no. 1 ranking for quite some time and made Ocean a star of his dreams. This album was also critically acclaimed by the critics.
Awards & Achievements
With that much skill in singing Frank is bound to get a career full of rewards and nominations. Some of his best rewards are 2 Grammy Awards in 2012, Best Urban Contemporary Album award for Channel Orange and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration award for No Church In The Wild. He got the award for Favorite R&B Albums in All Music Year in Review for his album ‘Blond’ in 2016.
Net Worth of Frank Ocean
It is no wonder that the highly talented singer Frank Ocean will be rich too. He got $841,000 for record sale of his album Channel Orange and got $769,040 from the record sale of album nostalgia, ULTRA. His net worth estimated till 2017-2018 is around $3.5 million.
Oceans visual album was released in 2016 named ‘Endless’, which was also a big success as his third album ‘Blonde’. Both U.K. and U.S. charts were topped by his albums.