Usher’s Dating History: Everything We Know About His Relationships
The DJ got Usher falling in love again.
After being named as the headline act for the 2024 Super Bowl Halftime showUsher Raymond IV has found his way back into the spotlight – along with his love life.
Over the years, Usher, 45, has dated stars, been married twice, and is a father of four.
Read on to find out about the star’s new and past relationships
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Chilli Thomas (2001 – 2004)
Usher’s first high-profile relationship was with TLC star Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas.
The R&B couple first met in 1993 after being signed to the same record label, but didn’t begin a romantic relationship until years later in 2001.
The couple dated for a few years until they finally announced their retirement in 2004.
Shortly after they broke up, Usher released his hit album confess, what many believed to be his relationship with Thomas amid speculation that he was cheating.
However, the TLC singer put those rumors to rest in a 2013 interview Every week.
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“All these songs are on Confession, that was about the Jermaine Dupri situation. Usher was just singing it,” said Thomas, adding that she was in the studio when the record was made.
“But people bought into it, it was just our break when the album came out,” she said. “So people assumed the album was about us, but it wasn’t, “
Talking to People in 2023, Thomas reflected on her “chemistry” with Usher in the ’00s.
“We definitely had some chemistry,” she said.
“But chemistry works doesn’t mean it works in your personal life. If we worked, it was great. But outside of that, we’re so different.”
according to Peoplethe couple eventually ended their relationship due to “different values and trust issues.”
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Tameka Foster (2005 – 2009)
Usher was married to fashion designer Tameka Foster for two years from 2007 to 2009, after they started dating in late 2005.
Before starting a relationship with the R&B star, Foster was already divorced and a mother of three.
“He accepted me for who I am. I have flaws, I have an attitude problem,” said the stylist Essence.com before her marriage to Usher.
“In general, I have questions that a person could love or not love, but he accepted me completely. And every day he still treats me like we met.”
The couple welcomed their first child, Usher “Cinco” V in November 2007. They later had a second son Naviyd Ely in December 2008.
Usher and Foster had a brief marriage, divorcing in 2009.
Recently, TMZ says that the R&B singer plans to sell his mansion where his ex-wife has been living for the past few years.
Grace Miguel (2009 – 2018)
Shortly after his marriage ended, Usher began a relationship with Grace Miguel, who would also become his manager.
“I have an amazing partner and manager,” Usher said Tableau in 2014.
“She has helped me through some of the toughest times in my life and career.”
“She is someone who is able to support and understand all of me,” he said.
The couple secretly tied the knot in late 2015 and were married for three years before sadly calling it quits in 2018.
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The couple confirmed their separation in March 2018 with a joint statement shared with US media outlets.
“After much thought and consideration, we have decided to separate as a couple,” the couple said.
“We remain close, loving friends who will continue to support each other through the next stages of our lives,” the statement continued.
“The amount of love and respect we have for each other will only increase as we move forward.”
Usher officially filed for divorce nine months later.
Jennifer Goicoechea (2019 – present)
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Usher is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend Jennifer Goicoechea.
The couple first sparked romance rumors in 2019, and just a year later, they were expecting their first child together.
In September 2020, Usher announced that the couple was engaged welcome their first daughterBoss Bo.
“We feel blessed and full of love with the arrival of our beautiful baby girl, Sovereign Bo Raymond. Instagram.
In 2021, Usher and Goicoechea sconfirmed they were expecting their second childshowing off the music director’s baby bump at the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards.
In October, Usher announced the birth of their son – his fourth child – to Instagram.
“Hi my name is Sire Castrello Raymond … I’m the newest addition to the Raymond team,” wrote the R&B star