Earlier this month Usher filed for divorce from wife and celeb stylist Tameka Foster after less than two years of marriage. See our timeline of the couple’s love.
On August 3, 2007, Judge Penny Brown Reynolds and her husband, Reverend Edward Reynolds, marry Tameka and Usher at the Mariott Hotel in Atlanta. Note: They were never married in a lawyer’s office.
Tameka gives birth to first child, Usher Raymond V.
Usher and Tameka attend The 50th Annual Grammy Awards together in Los Angeles
Usher and Tameka dine at Via Veneto Restaurant in Los Angeles.
Usher appears on MTV’s “TRL” and proclaims how much he loves his wife.
“I love my wife very, very much. There was a little rumor earlier this week about us separating. It ain’t true. We in love. Get outta there. Matter of fact, I’m tired of people continuing to talk so much trash about me, know what I’m saying?”
Usher goes on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Again, he speaks highly about his wife and his role as a husband.
“When I became a husband, I became a great man. Everybody knows what I used to be. Now, [I’m] a man of integrity. To be a father—daddy—to my family [and] my wife is the most incredible thing ever.”
Usher performs at The Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. Tameka is with him backstage.
Usher files divorce papers at Superior Court in Atlanta.
Usher performs at the BET Awards on Tuesday June 24, 2008, in Los Angeles and Tameka accompanies him.
A three-and-half months pregnant Mrs. Raymond poses with actresses Keshia Knight Pulliam and Tasha Smith at the U-Cast Podcast series hosted by Usher Raymond at Tiffany & Co. in Atlanta.
Usher and Tameka attend “New Look Foundation” finale gala.
Usher & Tameka attend a wedding ceremony for video director Little X in Toronto, Canada.
Tameka is there to support Usher as he performs at the NFL Opening Kickoff concert in Columbus Circle Thursday, September 4, 2008, in New York, where he also performs with Keith Urban.
Tameka attends Usher’s 30th birthday party at The Mansion Hotel in Atlanta. Usher was photographed with Tameka’s longtime friend and assistant Maya Fox-Davis but media calls her his “girlfriend.”
Adriana Lima and Usher on the runway during the 2008 Victoria’s Secret Runway Show, held at the Fountainebleau Hotel and Resort, in Miami Beach, Florida. The next day Usher flies home to be with Tameka to celebrate Usher V’s 1st birthday at the Atlanta High Museum of Art.
Tameka gives birth to the couple’s second son, Naviyd Eli Raymond.
Usher throws a surprise birthday party for Tameka at the Bank Nightclub in Las Vegas, where he flies in her family and close friends.
Usher performs at the "We Are One: Opening Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington and was styled by wife Tameka, who spent the entire weekend with him to witness the presidential inauguration.
While Usher is recording album in Las Vegas, Tameka flies to Brazil for a vacation with friends. While in Brazil she decides to get liposuction on a whim, but never does after going into cardiac arrest as a result of anesthesia. Usher cancels his performance at the Grammy Awards to fly to Brazil and tend to Tameka in the hospital. They spend Valentine’s Day together in Brazil, but he is unable to get an extension on his Visa and is forced to fly home early, according to Tameka’s sister.
Throughout the month Usher was recording his upcoming album in Los Angeles and Miami, and was flying home on weekends to be with Tameka and his family.
In June, images surfaced of Usher and Def Jam employee, Grace Miguel, about town. One week later, the crooner files for divorce unbeknownst to wife who learns the news through media reports.