Naviyd Ely Raymond is the son of popular American singer and songwriter Usher and celebrity hairstylist Tameka Foster.
Usher Raymond IV, known by his stage name Usher, is one of the most popular R&B singer and songwriters in the USA. He was born in Dallas, Texas but soon after his birth, he and his family moved to Chattanooga in Tennessee, where he spent his childhood. Afterwards, they moved to Atlanta, Georgia. Usher had been singing since childhood, right from the young age of nine. His mother had put him into their local church’s choir and soon, he was able to impress.
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The people who attended church with his melodious voice and singing skills. Upon moving to Atlanta, he got around a more conductive environment, and his mother put him into singing competitions from when he was 12 years old. Usher released his first album in 1994, and it was titled after his own name. He gained popularity in the late 1990s, when he released his album My Way in 1997. From that album, his single Nice & Slow topped the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, and later his singles You Make Me Wanna.. and My Way became the top two.
Celebrity hair stylist Tameka Foster is the mother of Naviyd Ely Raymond. Usher and Tameka Foster began dating in November 2005, when she was working as his personal stylist for quite a few years. The couple got engaged after two years of dating, and announced it in February of 2007. They had initially planned to get married in the Hamptons in July of that year, but it was suddenly cancelled for unknown reasons, prompting the pair to perform their wedding on 3rd August, 2007 through a civil ceremony in Atlanta. They later on arranged for a larger wedding ceremony on 1st September, 2007 which was held at the Chateau Elan Winery & Resort outside Atlanta.
As Usher and Tameka Foster got married, he became the stepfather of Tameka’s three sons which she had had from previous relationships. Tameka’s eldest son was born when she was just a teenager, but her other two sons were from her first marriage, which was with Atlanta clothier Ryan Glover.
Usher and Tameka later had two sons. In November 2007, Usher “Cinco” Raymond V was born and then in December 2008, Naviyd Ely Raymond was born on 10th December, 2008. He is now 14 years old.
Naviyd’s parents Usher and Tameka got divorced in June 2009, and they fought a very lengthy custody battle which ended after Usher was granted principal custody of both his sons. In 2012, Kile Glover, one of Tameka’s sons from her previous marriage and Naviyd’s half-brother, was declared brain dead after suffering a collision against a personal watercraft on Lake Lanier the previous day. He passed away on June 21, 2012 after he was taken off of life support. Apart from all his brothers, Naviyd also has a younger half-sister from his father’s side.
Considering how Naviyd Ely Raymond is just a young child with a famous parent, he stays away from the limelight to maintain privacy. Earlier in 2022, he was seen attending the AMIRI Autumn-Winter Fashion Show in February.