Toni Braxton

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Full Name Toni Braxton
Age 52 Years Old
Nick Name Toni Braxton
Gender Female
Famous As Singer
Birth Date October 7th, 1967
Birth Place Severn, Maryland, United States

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Toni Braxton is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, record producer, actress, television personality, and philanthropist. Braxton is a recipient of seven Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, and nine Billboard Music Awards. She is one of the highest-selling female R&B artists in history. In 2012, Braxton made the list for VH1's 50 Greatest Women in Music. Braxton's 2000 performance at Super Bowl XXXIV is ranked as one of the most memorable Super Bowl performances. Braxton is featured alongside other R&B and pop divas as a primary character on the popular web parody Got 2B Real: The Diva Variety Show. Scroll down to know more information regarding her full biography, net worth, facts, family, career, songs, albums, husband, kids, birthday, wiki and many more. 

Famous For 

  • Being a famous singer as well as an actress. 
  • For her albums like Secrets (1996), which included the U.S. #1 hit singles "You're Makin' Me High/Let It Flow" and "Un-Break My Heart"; and The Heat (2000), which opened at #2 on the Billboard 200 and included the U.S. #2 hit single "He Wasn't Man Enough". 

Toni Braxton, a famous singer and actress

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Early Life of Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton was born in Severn, Maryland, the USA on October 7, 1967, with the real name/birth name of Toni Michele Braxton. Her father, Michael Conrad Braxton Sr., was a Methodist clergyman and power company worker, and her mother, Evelyn Jackson, a native of South Carolina, was a former opera singer and cosmetologist, as well as a pastor. She is the eldest of six siblings. She has a younger brother Michael Jr. and four younger sisters Traci Renee, Towanda Chloe, Trina Evette, and Tamar Estine. They were raised in a strict religious household, and Braxton's first performing experience was singing in her church choir. Braxton attended Bowie State University to obtain a teaching degree but decided to sing professionally after she was discovered by William E. Pettaway Jr., who reportedly heard her singing to herself while pumping gas. She is a follower of Christian Religion. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is White. Her birth sign is Libra. As of 2019, she celebrated her 52nd birthday.

Career of Toni Braxton

  • Braxton and her four sisters began performing as The Braxtons in the late 1980s and were signed to Arista Records in 1989.
  • Their first single, "Good Life", was released in 1990. On July 13, 1993, LaFace Records released Braxton's self-titled debut album, Toni Braxton.
  • In June 1996, Braxton released her second and most successful album, Secrets.
  • In November 2002, Braxton's fourth studio album More Than a Woman was released.
  • In April 2005, Braxton's new label, Blackground/Universal, released "Please", the first single from her fifth album, Libra.
  • Braxton recorded a song in 2006 with Il Divo, titled "The Time of Our Lives". The song was used as the official 2006 FIFA World Cup anthem and was performed at the opening ceremony in Berlin, Germany, on June 9.
  • In 2008, Braxton appeared on the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars; her partner was Alec Mazo.
  • Braxton released her sixth studio album Pulse in 2010.
  • Braxton was included as part of the "We Are the World 25 for Haiti" remake of the 1985 hit "We Are the World" to help benefit the people of Haiti following the January 12, 2010 magnitude 7.0 MW earthquakes in Haiti.
  • Braxton signed with WE tv for a reality series, Braxton Family Values, and the series debuted April 12, 2011, with Braxton, her mother, and her four sisters; Trina, Tamar, Traci and Towanda.
  • Her another album made by collaboration with Babyface "Love, Marriage & Divorce" was released on February 4, 2014.
  • On September 14, 2017, Braxton released the lead single "Deadwood" from her eighth studio album Sex & Cigarettes. 
  • The second single "Long as I Live" was released on February 9, 2018.
  • On October 23, 2018, Braxton announced a joint tour with SWV, As Long As I Live Tour for 2019. 
  • In April 2020, it was announced that Braxton had signed with Island Records. She released the single, "Do It", the first song under the new deal on April 5, 2020.

Achievement and Awards

  • Braxton's debut album "Toni Braxton" won her several awards, including three Grammy Awards for Best New Artist and two consecutive awards for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance in 1994 and 1995.
  • She won two American Music Awards for Favorite Soul/R&B New Artist and Favorite New Adult Contemporary Artist in 1994 and another one in 1995 for Favorite Soul/R&B Album. 
  • By 1996, Braxton had sold more than 20 million records. She has appeared in two Disney Broadway shows.
  • She made her Broadway debut as Belle in Beauty and the Beast.  At the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards on February 21, 2001, she won a Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for the "The Heat".
  • She also won 2 American Music Awards for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B Album for the same album. 
  • Her album "Love, Marriage & Divorce" won for Best R&B Album at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in 2015.
  • On June 2, 2016, the city and county officials of Atlanta, Georgia, named June 2 as Toni Braxton Day.

Personal Life of Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton is a married woman but of divorced marital status. Her former husband's name is Keri Lewis who is a musician and member of Band group "Mint Condition". They got married on April 21, 2001. The couples have two sons:- Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis who was born in 2001 and Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis, who was born in March 2003. In November 2009 Braxton announced that she and her husband had separated. The couple later divorced in July 2013. Then Braxton started dating rapper Birdman in May 2016, and the couple announced their engagement in February 2018. In January 2019, the couple has called off the engagement. However, in April 2019, both Braxton and Birdman confirmed that they were still together. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Toni Braxton With Her Boyfrend Babyface

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Net Worth of Toni Braxton

As of 2020, The net worth of Toni Braxton is estimated to be around the US $14 million. She has earned most of her fortune through her career as a professional singer in which she has sold over 67 million records worldwide and also over 41 million albums. She also earns additional income through Concerts, World tour, and several Endorsements and of course from her acting career too as she is also involved in several TV series. She sold her Calabasas Mansion in California For $3.4 Million. She owns the 2017 Bentley Bentayga SUV-car which is worth $231,825. Her exact salary is unknown. Her major source of earning is from her singing career. 

Body Measurement of Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton is a beautiful and bold looking woman. Even in her early 50s, She looks like a young and beautiful woman of 30s with a well-maintained and slim body physique. She stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 58 kg. Her bust size is 34 inches, waist size is 26 inches and Hip size is 34 inches and shoe size is 7(US). Her hair color is honey/sandy type and eye color is greenish/grey. Overall, she has got a hot and sexy body with the healthy body at present.