Christopher Francis Ocean, better known by his stage name Frank Ocean, is an American R&B singer-songwriter with an estimated net worth of $3 million. He is six feet tall and weighs 175 pounds.Christopher Francis Ocean was born Christopher Breaux on October 28, 1987 in Long Beach, California. When he was five years old, his family moved to New Orleans, Louisiana. He grew up enjoying the local jazz scene. He also loved to listen to his mother’s extensive album collection which including Celine Dion, Anita Baker, and the Phantom of the Opera soundtrack.
As a teenager Ocean worked odd jobs so he could pay for studio time. In 2005 he enrolled into the University of New Orleans. Shortly after his enrollment, Hurricane Katrina hit the city. The hurricane and looters destroyed the studio in which he used to record. So Ocean moved to Los Angles to work on his music career.
He recorded a demo tape and started shopping it around. He secured a songwriting deal and started working with various producers. Ocean wrote songs for Justin Bieber, Brandy, John Legend, and Beyoncé. Ocean enjoyed the steady stream of income and anonymity for some time, but he realized he did not leave his family in New Orleans for that.
In late 2009 Frank Ocean met Tricky Stewart, former President of A&R at Epic Records. He helped the singer land a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings. On February 18, 2011 Frank Ocean released his first mix-tape Nostalgia, Ultra to critical acclaim. The success from that mix-tape led to Ocean working with Jay-Z and Kanye West on their collaborative album Watch the Throne. He was featured on the tracks “No Church in the Wild” and “Made in America”.
In 2012 Frank Ocean dropped his first studio album Channel Orange. The album earned Ocean six Grammy nominations. Songs such as “Thinkin Bout You”, “Novacane”, and “Swim Good” have a unique sound that has helped revitalize R&B from the typical commercial gimmicky tunes with something more unconventional and full of substance.
On July 4, 2012 came out on his Tumblr through an open letter that expressed his bi-sexuality. He is one of the first major African-American music artists to announce his feelings for the same sex.
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