Is Mom Evelyn Braxton happy? Her Bio: Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts
Who is Evelyn Braxton?
Evelyn Braxton is an American opera singer, pastor, and life coach. Braxton managed the girl group band, The Braxtons which comprised of her five daughters including Toni Braxton.
How were the Early Years of Evelyn Braxton?
Evelyn Braxton was born in Columbia, South Carolina, on January 14, 1948. Braxton’s father was a pastor. Evelyn grew up among several brothers and sisters at her home in Columbia. At the age of 13, Braxton
moved to Maryland to live with her aunt who had no children. It was in Maryland that she met Michael Braxton and got married at the tender age of 18. She gave birth to her first daughter, Toni, at the age of 20. Braxton gave birth to four more daughters and one son. The family stayed in Maryland where Evelyn worked as a pastor and also gave vocal lessons to her sister. A devout member of the church, she
would take all of her children to church on Sundays and even had a family church choir.
How did Evelyn Braxton start her Career?
Evelyn spent a few years as an opera singer. Her life took a turn when her daughters decided to start a musical act. The sisters formed the Braxtons and Evelyn managed the band. The band had very low success with their first few singles but it caught the attention of a record label executive who was very impressed by Toni, Evelyn’s first daughter. Toni would go on to have a massively successful solo career. Toni’s rise to fame put her family on the map and they appeared on their own reality TV show called Braxton Family Values. The show has been airing on We TV since 2011.
Seeing her daughters getting successful in their respective careers, Evelyn decided to take some time for herself in her thirties. So to study Psychology and Social Science, she attended Sojourner College at Annapolis and the Bowie State University at the latter. Evelyn also attended Wesley Seminary College in Washington D.C. and pastored and counseled at her own church. Evelyn, who had been through a lot of
struggle in her life decided to use her experience as a life coach. Evelyn Braxton has even started her own organization “God can Heal the Heart” to provide ‘encouragement, motivation, and support’ for people who have been victimized by personal trauma.
Personal Life and Net Worth of Evelyn Braxton
During her childhood, Evelyn was subjected to openly hearing racial slurs against black people. This had a profound effect on her. Evelyn eventually found comfort when he mother told her that she doesn’t have
to be ashamed of being black as nobody was greater than her except for God. Evelyn has since remained very spiritual. Evelyn married Michael Conrad Braxton in 1965. The couple remained married till 2000. Evelyn has credited her family’s reality TV show to bring out hidden emotions from her children and has called the show to be a healer.
Evelyn Braxton has a net worth of around $1 million dollars.
Interesting Facts about Evelyn Braxton
- Evelyn has stated that she is a better dancer than her daughters and that they are jealous of her for that.
- Evelyn suffered from a stroke in 2016.
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