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Sonja Bates Wiki/Biography
Born as Sonja Bates on the 5th December 1950 in McComb, Mississippi USA, Sonja Norwood is a talent manager, producer and motivational speaker, best known to the world as manager of the singer Brandy, and singer and actor Ray J who are her children. She has also served as program consultant for the TV series “Moesha” (1996-2001), and as producer for several reality TV series that are focused on the lives of her children.
Have you ever wondered how rich Sonja Norwood is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Norwood’s net worth is as high as $5 million, an amount earned through her successful career.
Sonja Norwood Net Worth $5 Million
Little is known about Sonja before her career as a talent manager gained momentum. She married Willie Norwood with whom she has Brandy and Ray J. After the successful launching of their respective careers, Sonja started the reality TV show “For the Love of Ray J”, which lasted from 2009 to 2010, which increased her net worth to a large degree. After the show’s cancellation in 2010 she started another reality program, “Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business” (2010-2011), in which she also appeared. The show aired on VH1 and averaged around a million viewers per episode.
Aside from managing the careers of her two children, Sonja has also been known for her motivational speeches and has appeared in numerous seminars, workshops, business conferences, and variety shows, passing on her knowledge to the public. Furthermore, in 2012 she released her first eBook, entitled “Change Starts With ME”, the sales of which have also increased her wealth.
Thanks to her successful career, Sonja has received numerous prestigious accolades and honors, including the Pursuit of Dream Foundation’s Divine Divas Legacy Award in 2012, and Houston Chapter’s Jaguar of the Year Award, while she is also a lifetime member of Southern University’s Alumni Federation, among many other awards.
Much of her personal life has been connected with her marriage with gospel singer Willie, and has considerably effected her business activities.
She is also known for her philanthropic activities; she started the non-profit organization My Mother, My Daughter Inc. in 2013, which focuses on improving relationship between African American mothers and daughters.
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Date Of Birth||December 5, 1950|
|Place Of Birth||McComb, Mississippi USA|
|Children||Brandy, Ray J|
|TV Shows||Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business|
|Moesha||1996-2001||TV Series program consultant - 126 episodes|
|Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business||2010-2011||TV Series executive producer - 22 episodes|
|For the Love of Ray J||2009-2010||TV Series executive producer - 23 episodes|
|Double Platinum||1999||TV Movie executive producer|
|Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood||2014-2016||TV Series||Herself|
|The Arsenio Hall Show||2014||TV Series||Herself - Guest|
|Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business||2010-2011||TV Series||Herself|
|The Wendy Williams Show||2010||TV Series||Herself|
|Intimate Portrait||2002||TV Series documentary||Herself|