Tahliah Debrett Barnett who is popularly known as FKA Twigs, is an English Singer, Songwriter, director, dancer and a record producer who grew up in Gloucestershire. Her career as a dancer started at the age of seventeen years old after moving to London. Her first release in the music industry is ‘extended plays EP1’ and ‘EP2’ which were released in 2012 and 2013 respectively. Keep reading to learn more on the net worth of FKA Twigs in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Tahliah was born on 1988 January 16th in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire to a Jamaican father and an English mother. Her mother used to be a dancer and a gymnast, and she was growing up with her mother and a stepfather. She never met her father until she turned 18, who was a jazz dancer.
She schooled at St Edward’s School, Cheltenham, that was a private school that was owned by the Catholic Church. Tahliah came from a humble background, and her education was catered for by a scholarship. At the age of sixteen, she started making numerous music in Youth Clubs.
At seventeen years old, Twigs moved to South London to pursue a career in dancing. She has worked with various artists as a backup dancer including Ed Sheeran, Jessie J among many more.
In 2015, she confirmed the rumors that she had been engaged to an actor and a musician, Robert Pattinson and that the two started dating in 2014. They never tied the knot as they broke up in 2017. Through her Instagram handle, she admitted of undergoing surgery to get rid of fibroid tumors from her Uterus in December 2017.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Tahliah began her career working as a photographer in 2012. In the same year, she released her debut that was titled ‘EP1’ which got to be denoted by the twigs. Before she uploaded anything on YouTube, she always updated her fans of the link to click on via the various social media handles. The first video that she uploaded in YouTube was dubbed ‘Water Me’ and was directed by Jesse, a popular video director.
The song that followed was ‘EP2,’ and this is the song that made her appearance in a various magazine cover. Her journey continued as she produced various videos and tracks that received millions of views. Tahliah has a record of having a very impressive career that is endowed with various awards including Mercury Prize.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth FKA Twigs over $3 million which has been generated from her careers as a dancer, singer and record producer. Her albums have enjoyed very good sales which have, in turn, increased the amount of money that she has earned. Also, she has performed in various shows and concerts, and she has always left many of her fans elated.
FKA Twigs has a lot of achievement in her bag. Her passion for singing started when she was very young, and she knew that in life, that was the path she was going to follow. It has been amazing seeing her drop hit after hit which has done very well.