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Trey Songz Biography

Birth Name:
Tremaine Aldon Neverson
Birth Place:
Petersburg, Virginia, United States

Fast Facts

  • Sang in a church choir as a youth
  • Didn't realize he was vocally gifted until his early teens, when---encouraged by his mother and grandmother---he began entering (and winning) talent competitions
  • Discovered by producer Troy Taylor when he was 15
  • Moved to New Jersey to learn about the music business from Taylor after graduating from high school
  • Named Best Male R&B Artist at the 2010 BET Awards
  • Founded Songz For Peace, a charity geared to stewarding young people, keeping them away from crime and violence, in 2008


  • Claude Neverson Jr. -- Father
  • April Tucker -- Mother