Who is Toni Braxton engaged? Her Bio: Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts
Who is Toni Braxton?
Toni Braxton is an American singer and songwriter. She is a talented person who has won a Grammy 6 times. She is also a pianist, actress, television celebrity, and record producer.
How was the Early life of Toni Braxton?
Toni Braxton was born on October 7, 1967, in Severn, Maryland to father Michael Conrad Braxton and mother Evelyn Jackson. Evelyn is a native of South Carolina. Toni Braxton’s father was a Methodist clergyman and power company worker. Her mother was a former opera singer and cosmetologist. Braxton has 6 siblings and she is the eldest. All of them were raised in a strict environment. Her first experience in singing was singing in her church choir. Toni Braxton attended Bowie State University where she wanted to obtain a teaching degree. There she was discovered by William E. Pettaway Jr. and she decided to sing professionally.
How did Toni Braxton start her Career?
Toni Braxton started singing from a young age. In 1990, Toni Braxton signed a contract with Arista Records. After the contract was signed, ‘The Braxtons’ released their first single ‘The Good Life’. It was not a hit but it got her a deal with LaFace Records. In 1992, Braxton’s prolific careers begin as she was asked to replace Anita Baker and sing for ‘Boomerang’. It was Eddie Murphy’s movie. There she gained her first hit single. She released her led debut, ‘Toni Braxton’ in 1993. The record was sold more than 8 million copies. In 1996, she released he album ‘secrets’. She won 2 Grammys for this album. After that hit, she was expected to release her third album but she did not get enough cut from her record sale as she got into a contractual feud with Arista Records. She filed for bankruptcy in 1998. Toni Braxton started acting the same year and she became the first black actress to play ‘Belle’ in ‘Beauty and the Beast’. The movie includes a song written by Toni Braxton, which became a huge hit. Braxton released her third album ‘The Heat’ in 2003 after a 3 years long legal battle. Her song ‘Un-break my heart’ from ‘Secrets (1996)’ reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and stayed there for 11 weeks which won her a Grammy Award. Braxton is a talented celebrity who has won many awards in her 20 years long music career which included 6 Grammy Awards, Seven American Music Awards, five Billboard Music Awards, 4 Soul Train Music Awards, NAACP Image Award, BRIT Award and Echo Award.
What is the Net worth of Toni Braxton?
Toni Braxton has been successful in her career so far. Her net worth is $10 million. She makes $750 thousand per year from shows and appearances.
Who is in the Personal Life of Toni Braxton?
Toni Braxton married musician Keri Lewis on April 21, 2001. She gave birth to her first child in 2001 and her second child in March 2003. The couple got divorced in July 2013. Currently, Toni Braxton is dating rapper Birdman. They started dating in May 2016. The couple had announced their engagement in February 2018.
Facts about Toni Braxton
- In 2007, Braxton was diagnosed with breast cancer but was just the rumor.
- Toni Braxton is famous for the legendary high splits in her dress.
- Braxton has sold over 66 million records. It includes 40 million albums throughout the world.
- In 2011, she turned down an offer to pose in Playboy, citing her young son.
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