A Little Info about Grace Miguel
Grace Miguel, a well-known name for being as the former wife of renowned American singer, songwriter, and dancer, Usher. They secretly tied the knot in September 2015 in Cuba during the course of a vacation. However, their love life didn’t last forever. On December 29, 2018, just after three years of their married life, Usher filed a divorce with Grace in Georgia, USA. And they finally decided to separate with mutual understanding. Far from her popularity as the ex-wife of a star, she is an American Businesswoman and Executive Vice President of Marketing/Creative Services at Island Def Jam Records. Moreover, Grace is also the owner of her own business of catering. Having a wonderful personality, the 49-year-old businesswoman is the mother of two kids: beautiful daughter Leaf Miguel and handsome son Raiden. They were from the previous relationship named Rene McLean before having relation with Usher Raymond IV.
Early History and Educational Upbringing
The lovely and beautiful businesswoman Grace was recognized by her real name Michelle Grace Harry and belongs to multiracial ethnicity. The 5 feet and 5 inches gorgeous was born on April 3, 1969, in Brooklyn, a beautiful New York City, USA. Miguel was raised by her single mother who is the hero in her life. She was born with Zodiac sign Aries and holds an American Nationality with a black ethical background. Since her childhood days, she was interested in reading motivational and inspiring types of book and loved to play with animals. Although grew up with a single mother, she never felt disappointed with her life and always wanted to become philanthropist from her early days.
Grace childhood desired to help others finally came into practice. In her career, she worked as a board member at Usher’s philanthropy “Usher’s New Look” which focuses on helping disconnected youths to find a path to leadership and in making good career choices. In an interview when she was asked why she picked philanthropy as a hobby? She calmly said that “My mother taught me, by example, very early in my life the importance of giving back.” She also wrote on her website that “I’ve always wanted to do something that impacts lives.” This was all about her early days and honestly talking about her educational background, the information related to her education was still not publicly available until today.
Journey to Professional Career and Achievement
Miguel started her career as an executive chef on “The Cosby Show!” However, the Cosby show ended in 1992. And she decided to move into the music industry and became the manager and promoter of her then-husband, Usher’s music career. For all her hard work and support that she gave for him, in one interview, Singer Usher beautifully described her role and told that “Miguel is not just his manager and guide, but more than that. I have an incredible partner and manager. She has helped me through some of the hardest times in my life and my career. She’s someone who’s been able to support and understand all of who I am. Not just as a dancer or as a performer or as a singer, but as a humanitarian and a businessman and as a person.”
Besides being as Usher’s manager and promoter, she worked as a board member at Usher’s philanthropy “Usher’s New Look”. Miguel has worked for some pretty big record levels such as MCA Records, Jive Records, and Geffen Records, along with being the executive V.P. At Island Def Jam Records. Along with this, she is the Executive Vice President of Marketing/Creative Services at Island Def Jam Records. Moreover, Grace is also the owner of her own catering company. Above and beyond all these incredible abilities and career, Grace consistently focuses on promoting an artist and their hard work. Moreover, she is a huge fan of abstract artwork and till today she keeps sharing pieces of work from the various artist. All in all, she is one of the best motivational people.
Miguel’s Lifespan before Divorce
Amusingly, before having in relation to Usher, she had already been knot with her then-husband Rene McLean. With him, she had two children namely daughter Leaf Miguel (13 April 2013) and handsome son Raiden Miguel. Due to some reason, the two decided to split-up and moved on to their own life.
Before coming close to each other, Grace and Usher were working for two different rival companies. During that period Miguel started to give her support and helped Usher in his career. Her warm helpful personality made him ultimately fall in love with her. And in 2009, after his split with his ex-wife, Tameka Foster, the two love bird finally began to date. With his ex-wife, he had already two children namely Usher “Cinco” Raymond V (born in November 2007) and Naviyd Ely Raymond (born in December 2008). After dating for a very long time, they finally decided to wed in September 2015 at Habana, Cuba in a very private manner. Just as much she inspires her husband, Usher used to do the same, and she shared a picture on the occasion of Father’s day and wrote, “When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us we often find it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.”
Talking about their married life before this lovely pair decided to separate. One question was asked to Miguel about how she was able to manage business and pleasure together, and she explained by saying, “Usher’s core team is run like a family who inspires each other to reach our full potential and have each other’s backs, while we create the foundation for his monumental success. That personal connection allows us all too really go the extra mile to help him achieve his goals.” After being three years together, the love partner confirmed that they were going to separate as a couple in mutual understanding. On December 29, 2018, Usher filed for divorce in Georgia, USA.
Reasons Behind their Split-up After Three Years Relationships
In every married life, there may appear some ups and down but if the problem becomes big then there will be the end with divorce. And the same thing happened in the relation of two love birds. Before the ending of their relationship, Miguel and her then-husband, Usher totally lived separately for months and was facing intimacy problems for years according to Hollywood Life. They strived before Usher was involved in a lawsuit where two women and a man alleged him of infecting them with the sexually transmitted disease in August 2017. Furthermore, Grace Husband was found to be in romantic air with the gorgeous Afro-Latina singer, Amara La Negra. They were spotted together along with pictures in Usher’s car. So, these may be the reason behind their split up.
And after having three years relationship, they announced their separation on 6 March 2018 in a joint statement. According to the US Weekly, the statement reads: “After much thought and consideration we have mutually decided to separate as a couple. We remain deeply connected, loving friends who will continue supporting each other through the next phases of our lives. The enormous amount of love and respect that we have for each other will only increase as we move forward.” And finally, on December 28, 2018, Grace’s husband Usher Raymond IV filed for divorce in Georgia, USA.
How Rich is Grace Miguel?
Being as a successful and independent businesswoman, she has achieved various achievement in her professional life. Having started her career as a caterer and turned to Executive Vice President of Marketing/Creative Services at Island Def Jam Records, we can assume that she has an enormous net worth in millions. However, the genuine information regarding her net worth hasn’t been totally disclosed yet.