Fantasia Monique Taylor is a popular American actress, singer cum songwriter. She is best known as Fantasia Barrino. She came into limelight through her public appearance in American Idol, season 3, in the year 2004. She became the winner of the 3rd season of American Idol, a famous reality television series and got fame in the music industry. Fantasia has been considered as the youngest Idol winner of her time. Let’s find out more about how much is the net worth of Fantasia Barrino in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Fantasia Barrino was born on 30th June 1984 at High Point, in North Carolina, the United States to Diane and Joseph Barrino. She lived with her parents along with her brother Ricco. There is a musical atmosphere present in her family always. She brought up in such a music-oriented family background. Fantasia started singing in her early childhood. She has a strong bond with her parents. Fantasia attended Andrews High School in High Point, North Carolina, United States. Later she dropped out of her school and started homeschooling.
Fantasia Taylor was in a relationship with Brandel Shouse from 1998 to 2003. This couple has a daughter named Zion. She dated Michael Clayton, American football star from 2004 to 2005. In 2008 she involved in a relationship with Young Dro, the famous rapper. But their relationship did not last long. She began an affair with Antwaun Cook in 2009. Later Fantasia has been married to Kendall Taylor, an American businessman since 2015. She has been associated with La Toya London and made a strong bond with Toya. She considered Tina Turner, Patti LaBelle, and Aretha Franklin as her inspiration. Fantasia’s uncle had a popular band called The Barrino Brothers, R&B band in 1970.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Fantasia Barrino stepped into her music career in 2004 by participating in American Idol contest. In the same year at her age of 19 Fantasia signed a contract with Sony Music Entertainment. In her professional career, she played a role in her autobiography named Life is Not a Fairy Tale. She has been associated with some different musical collaboration including The Color Purple (2007) and After Midnight (2013-2014). In 2004 she won Billboard Music Awards and in 2005 NAACP Image Award and Vibe Music Award. Barrino has received an important award for being an outstanding female artist as well. In 2006 she got nominated for 3 Grammy Awards. In 2013 she received BOE Global Artist Award.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Fantasia Barrino is a popular American singer cum songwriter who has an estimated net worth of $7 million. Estimation of her net worth comes from her singing career. She is the owner of a luxury house in Glynmoor Lakes at Piper Glen community worth $740,000. Apart from this, she signed a contract with J Records worth $1 million.
Fantasia Barrino is a highly successful celebrity. She proves herself as a renowned artist. Fantasia performed in several music festivals including R & B festivals. Barrino appeared as a guest artist in I’m His Only Woman. She is of North American ethnicity. Fantasia is active on different social platforms including Facebook and Twitter. She has more than 701k followers on Twitter and 3.1 million followers on Instagram as well.