Toni Michelle Braxton is a singer, pianist, record producer, television personality, actress and a philanthropist. She does hold an American Nationality. She started to perform with her sisters in a group that was dubbed ‘The Braxtons.’ This was in the late 1980s. At that time, they were signed to the Arista Records. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Toni Braxton in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Toni Michelle was born in the year 1967 on October 6th. Her place of birth is in Severn, Maryland. Her parents were Michael Conrad Braxton Sr. and Evelyn Jackson. Her father was a Methodist while her mum was a singer and a cosmetologist. She is the eldest in the family. They are six siblings in their family. Among her siblings, they do include Michael Jr., Traci, Towanda, Trina, and Tamar. They did grow up in a very strict family that had powerful faith.
She started performing in church since she was very young. She did attend Bowie State University. Here, she was able to attain a degree in Teaching. Later on, she chose not to pursue teaching and concentrate on music. She got to be discovered by William Pettaway Jr. Interestingly, their meeting was not planned.
Braxton did meet Keri Lewis when his group by the name Mint Condition did open her for a tour. They did fall in love and tied the knot in the year 2001. In the year 2001, she did give birth to their first child. The child was a boy. They did name him Denim Cole Braxton Lewis. In the year 2002, while she was preparing to release her fourth album, she discovered that she was pregnant with their second child.
It was a complicated pregnancy that did leave her confined to a bed. She did give birth to their second son by the name Diezel Ky Braxton Lewis. The second son was diagnosed with autism. In the year 2009, they did get separated and divorced in the year 2013. In the year 2016, she started to date the rapper by the name Birdman. They did get engaged in the year 2018.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Braxton did attract the attention of various producers such as ‘Antonio ‘L.A’ Reid and Kenneth Edmonds. They did record series of songs together. She would later get signed to LaFace Records. In the year 1993, she did introduce her self-titled album. This album was able to reach on Billboard 200 Chart. It did sell over ten million copies. Some of the hit singles did include ‘Another Sad Love Song’ and also ‘Breathe Again.’ The album made Braxton win three Grammy Awards. This did include Best New Artist.
In the year 1996, she did release her second album that was dubbed ‘Secrets.’ The album was able to achieve so much success as it did sell over 15 million copies. Among the singles that were in the album did include ‘You’re Makin’ Me High.’ This single was able to reach top 100 on the Billboard Charts. She has been able to release various albums that have gone to do very well.
Net Worth & Earnings
Toni Braxton net worth is estimated to be over $12 million. This wealth has been generated from her career in music. She has released albums that have gone on to achieve so much commercial success. In addition to this, she has also performed in various concerts and shows.
Braxton has been able to achieve success in music as a result of her hard work as well as determination to make it. Because of her son who has autism, she is an advocate of autism. She serves as the International ambassador for autism. She is expected to marry rapper by the name Birdman.