Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton

R&B Singer

Toni Michele Braxton is an American R&B singer, songwriter, actress and television personality. She has sold over 70 million records worldwide and is one of the best-selling female artists in history.

Full Name
Toni Michele Braxton
Oct 7, 1967
5′ 1″
Net Worth


Toni Michele Braxton was born on October 7, 1967, in Severn, Maryland. Her zodiac sign is Libra, and her ethnicity is African-American. She is the daughter of Michael Conrad Braxton and Evelyn Jackson, and she has four sisters—Traci Braxton, Towanda Braxton, Trina Braxton, and Tamar Braxton.

Braxton began singing at a young age with her four sisters as The Braxtons, and the group released their first single “Good Life” in 1989. In 1993, Braxton launched her solo career with her debut album Toni Braxton which included the hits “Another Sad Love Song” and “Breathe Again”. Both singles reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In 1994, she won two Grammy Awards for Best New Artist and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for her first album. Following the success of her first album, she released Secrets in 1996 which included the hit singles “You’re Makin Me High” and “Un-Break My Heart” both reaching number one on the Hot 100 chart. Her third album The Heat was released in 2000 and included hits such as “Just Be A Man About It” and “He Wasn't Man Enough” which also both reached number one on the Hot 100 chart.

In 2002, Braxton released More Than a Woman which featured the hit single "Hit The Freeway". Her fifth studio album Libra was released in 2005 and featured collaborations with Loon and Babyface. In 2010 she released Pulse which earned her another Grammy nomination for Best R&B Album. Her seventh studio album Sex & Cigarettes was released in 2018 to critical acclaim.

Braxton has continued to have success throughout her career not only as an artist but also as an actress appearing on tv shows like Dancing With The Stars in 2015, starring in Broadway's revival of Chicago: The Musical from 2016-2017, hosting Lifetime's Unbreak My Heart biopic film in 2016, among other television appearances.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1967</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Toni Braxton is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 7, 1967, Toni Braxton was born in Severn, Maryland.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1989</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Toni Joins Sister Group The Braxtons</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Toni Braxton joins the R&B group the Braxtons with her sisters.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1993</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Braxton’s Debut Solo Album is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Braxton's debut solo album, "Toni Braxton" is released and becomes a success.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Grammy for Best New Artist</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Wins her first Grammy Award for Best New Artist.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1997</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Grammy for Album of the Year</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Wins Grammy Award for Album of the Year for her 2nd studio album, "Secrets".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2000</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases 3rd Studio Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases her 3rd studio album, "The Heat", which includes the hit single "He Wasn’t Man Enough".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in recognition of her accomplishments in music.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Talented Vocalist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Toni Braxton is an incredibly talented vocalist. Her powerful and soulful voice has been captivating audiences for decades. She has won multiple awards, including seven Grammy Awards, and continues to capture hearts with her melodic and heartfelt performances.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's a Fashion Icon</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Toni Braxton is also a fashion icon. Her style is unique and daring and she's often seen wearing bold colors, daring silhouettes, and intricate accessories. She's not afraid to take risks when it comes to fashion, making her look timelessly stylish.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's an Inspiring Person</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Toni Braxton is also an inspiring person. Despite all the hardships she has faced throughout her career, she never gave up and kept pushing forward. Her resilience serves as an inspiration to many people around the world, proving that anything is possible if you just keep believing in yourself.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Toni Braxton is a Multi-Platinum Selling Artist</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Toni Braxton is one of the biggest selling female R&B artists of all time, having sold over 66 million albums worldwide.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Won 7 Grammy Awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Toni Braxton has won seven Grammy Awards, including Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, Best Pop Collaboration and Record of the Year.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Appeared in Broadway Musicals</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Toni Braxton has starred in several Broadway musicals, including Beauty and The Beast, The Color Purple and Aida, for which she won a Tony Award nomination.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> She Has Her Own Las Vegas Show</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Toni Braxton has her own Las Vegas show at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino, which features some of her biggest hits.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Released a Reality TV Series</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Toni Braxton has released her own reality TV series, titled 'Braxton Family Values', which follows her life with her four sisters.</p></div>


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