- Name: Toni Braxton
- Age: 49 years old
- Height: 5ft 2in (158 cm)
- Occupation: Singer
- Net Worth: US $10 Million
- Status: Alive
Toni Braxton is a Grammy Award winning American singer, songwriter, actress and music producer. She’s sold over 67 million records and is known for hits like “Un-Break My Heart”, “Another Sad Love Song” and “He Wasn’t Man Enough”. Toni Michelle Braxton was born on October 7, 1967 in Severn, Maryland. Her mother, Evelyn, is a former opera singer, and her father, Michael, a clergyman. She has four sisters: Tamar, Traci, Trina and Towanda, and a brother named Michael, Jr. Braxton attended Glen Burnie High School in Glen Burnie, Maryland. She continued her education at Bowie State University in hopes of becoming a music teacher.
Braxton started out singing at her local church choir. She competed in talent shows and performed alongside her four sisters. Dubbed “The Braxtons”, they landed a recording contract with Arista Records in 1989. Their debut single “Good Life” was released in 1990. The song caught the attention of record producers L.A. Reid and Babyface. The Braxtons later signed to Atlantic Records and their debut studio album, So Many Ways, was released in 1996. A second album, Braxton Family Christmas, was released in October 2015 by Def Jam Recordings.
Braxton released 8 studio albums and 30+ singles as a solo artist. Her self titled solo debut was released in 1993 by LaFace Records. It sold over 10 million copies and was certified 8x Platinum by the RIAA. The album won two Grammy Awards including one for Best New Artist. Branxton’s sophomore album, Secrets (1996), was another mega hit. It peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200 and featured the singles “You’re Makin’ Me High” and “Un-Break My Heart”. Other albums include The Heat (2000), More Than a Woman (2002), and Love, Marriage & Divorce (2014) with Babyface.
As an actress, Braxton has appeared in a number of films and tv shows. Her television debut was a 1994 episode of the comedy-drama, Roc. She played the role of “Terry Knox” in 3 episodes of the series Kevin Hill (2011). Braxton’s film credit include Kingdom Come (2001) with LL Cool J, and The Oogieloves (2012) with Christopher Lloyd. She stars as herself in the reality series, Braxton Family Values. The show premiered on WE tv in April 2011.
Toni Braxton is 5ft 2in tall and has a net worth of $10 million. She filed for bankruptcy in 1998 with a debt of $5 million and again in 2000 with a debt of $50 million. She’s since recovered and now make upwards of $750 thousand per year from shows and appearances. Braxton dated actor Shemar Moore in the mid 1990s. She was married to musician ‘Keri Lewis’ from 2001 to 2013. The couple had two sons, Denim Cole and Diezel Ky. Braxton is reportedly dating rapper Birdman as of 2016.
Toni Braxton Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Toni Michelle Braxton
- Birthday: October 7, 1967
- How Old : Age: 49 years old
- Place of Birth: Severn, Maryland, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 2in (158 cm)
- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Producer
- Years Active: 1989-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $10 Million
- Marriage(s): Keri Lewis
- Death-O-Meter: Alive