Toni Braxton Biography

Updated On Jul 04, 2019 Published On Sep 11, 2015
Facts of Toni Braxton
Date of Birth: 1967 , October-7
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Toni Braxton
Birth Name Toni Michelle Braxton
Father Michael Conrad Braxton
Mother Evelyn Jackson
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Severn, Maryland, U.S.
Profession Acting, Modelling
Working For Singer-songwriter, record producer, actress, pianist, musician, philanthropist, television personality
Net Worth $50 Million USD
Body Measurements 32B-24-34 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 32 in
Waist size 24 in
Hip Size 34 in
Neck Size 8
Shoe Size 10
Weight in KG 59 kg
Married Yes
Married to Diezel's diagnosis
Children Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis and Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis
Divorce Diezel's diagnosis (July(24, 2013)
Awards Best R&B/Soul Single, Female Won ,Best R&B Album of the Year, Female
Online Presence Yes in Wiki, Twitter, Instagram
Movies A Hip-Hop Story
TV Show Braxton Family Values,
Siblings Tamar Braxton
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Toni Braxton full name Toni Michelle Braxton is an American singer. She is also an actress, philosopher, and a television personality. Moreover, she is a well-established R&B singer and a songwriter.

Childhood, Education

She was in a middle-class family to Michael Conrad Braxton, and Evelyn Jackson in Severn, Maryland, U.S.

She grew up along with her five siblings Tamar Braxton, Traci Braxton, Trina Braxton, Towanda Braxton, and Michael Conrad Braxton Jr. Her mother was a singer like her and her father was a worker in some company.

Marriage, Husband, Children

Braxton, met her future husband, Keri Lewis on her musical tour. The couple started dating soon after knowing each other and got married on 21st April 2001. Braxton and Lewis have sons named Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis and Diezel Ky Braxton from the previous failed married life. 

Their divorce case was finalized in 2013. The reason behind their separation is not addressed by celebrities to the media.

Singing Career: Songs & Albums

Toni Braxton, who had a keen interest in singing since her childhood days, began her singing career from 1989. She began singing with her siblings and released their first family single the following year.

She signed a label contract with LaFace Records in 1993 and released her first solo album, Toni Braxton. Since then she released several popular albums.

Net Worth & Earning: House, Mansion

She is earning a huge income from her album's royalties, endorsements, and numerous tours, and her net worth is estimated to be around $10 million.

She recently went through expensive cosmetic surgery. Toni Braxton recently sold her 5,323-square-foot Calabasas mansion for $3.4 million. The "Breathe Again" after selling her spacious mansion bought another piece of the modern architecture, one-story house in 2014 for $2.9 million.

Toni Braxton facts on timeline

Born in Severn, Maryland

October 7 , 1967

She was from a middle class family born to Michael Conrad Braxton, Evelyn Jackson in Severn, Maryland, United States of America. She also has five siblings and they are Tamar Braxton, Traci Braxton, Trina Braxton, Towanda Braxton and Michael Conrad Braxton Jr. 

First met her future husband

January 15 , 2001

Toni was a married woman but not anymore. She first met her future husband, Keri Lewis on her musical tour. They began their love affairs since then. They were also found dating each other in public places. After some months later they announced their engagement.

Married to Keri Lewis

April 21 , 2001

After dating Keri Lewis for several months, they planned to get engaged. They also announced their wedding dated. They finally got married on 21st April 2001. They have two children together, both sons named Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis and Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis.

Divorced with her husband Keri Lewis

July 24 , 2013

She was married to Keri Lewis in 2001. They remained together as a loving spouse for more than a decade; however, it didn't last forever. They finally got divorced in 2013. The reason for their separation is still unknown.

Gave birth to her first child


For the first time in 2001, she became the mother of their child. She gave birth to her first child, a son, named Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis, the same year when she got married to Keri Lewis. He was also her first child father.

Gave birth to her second child


She also became pregnant with her second child. During that time, she was busy in her fourth album. Later in march, 2003, she gave birth to her second child, a son, Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis. The father of her child was his husband, Keri Lewis.

Diagnosed with breast cancer


In 2007, it was rumored that she suffered for the breast cancer. However, someday later she claimed that, that news was false. Later in 2010, she was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus. She was then admitted to the hospital.

Began her singing career


Toni was interested in singing since her childhood days. She began her singing career from 1989. She began singing with her siblings and these people released their first single the following year. However, that song was not that popular.

Won Grammy Awards


Toni has been nominated in several prestigious awards and she has also won some of them. In 2015, she was nominated in Grammy Awards for Best R&B Album. She was so lucky that she won this award the same time. 

Nominated in Image Awards


2015 was a year to remember for her. She won Grammy Awards that year. She was also nominated in Image Awards in two different nominations for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration and Outstanding Album. However, she didn't win any of them.

Released her first album

July 13 , 1993

She began singing along with her siblings. She also released several albums with them. However, in 1993, she signed a contract with LaFace Records and she released her first album named Toni Braxton on July 13th of the same year.

Won Grammy Awards


Toni has been nominated in Grammy Awards for several times. She was also lucky that she was crowned with this award for several times. She first won this award in 1993 and till now she won this award for six times.

Released her second album


Her first self titled album, Toni Braxton was a massive success. She won several prestigious awards through that. In 1996, she also released her second album. It was named secret. From this album too, she broke lots of musical records and won several awards.

Released her third album


She received lots of prestigious awards from her second album too. But she was also involved in several disputes since then. She didn't release any album from 1996, however, her feud with several artist calmed down and then in 2000, she signed a contract and released her third album.

Took part in Dancing with the Stars


She also revealed her dancing skills in 2008. That year, she took part in Dancing with the Stars as a contestant. She took part along with her dancing partner Alec Mazo. At the start of the competition, she was the fan favorite; however, she was out in the fifth week.