Traci Braxton

Traci Braxton

Reality Star

Traci Renee Braxton was an American singer, reality television personality, and radio personality.

Full Name
Traci Renee Braxton
Apr 2, 1972
5' 8"
Net Worth


Traci Braxton was born on April 2, 1972, in Severn, Maryland. Her birth sign is Aries and her ethnicity is African-American. She is the youngest of the six siblings of Michael Conrad Braxton Jr. and Evelyn Jackson. Traci’s father, Michael, was a minister and their family had a very strict religious upbringing. 

    Traci grew up in Severn and attended Old Mill High School in Millersville, Maryland. She graduated with honors from Bowie State University with a degree in mass communications and journalism. After graduation, she worked as a receptionist for an insurance company before moving to Los Angeles to pursue her music career. 

    In 2011, Traci joined her sisters in the WE tv reality television show “Braxton Family Values” which led to other appearances such as the TV One sitcom “Love That Girl!” and various red carpet events like The BET Awards or The Pre-Grammy Gala. In 2013, Traci released her debut solo album “Crash & Burn”. She also appeared on Broadway in the musical “After Midnight” alongside Fantasia Barrino and Vanessa Williams. 

    In 2018, Traci competed on season 21 of Dancing with the Stars but was eliminated during week seven of competition. That same year she launched a clothing line called Toni by Traci Braxton under her mother Toni's label Toneata Inc., which produces vintage inspired designs for women's fashion clothing. 

    Later that year she became an advocate against domestic violence after speaking out about being abused by her now ex-husband Kevin Surratte at several public events including Essence Fest 2019 and the 125th NAACP Convention Power of Our Voice: Women’s Conference event in Detroit alongside Tamar Braxton who has also spoken publicly about being a victim of domestic violence

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1971</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Traci Braxton is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On April 2, 1971, Traci Braxton was born in Severn, Maryland to Michael and Evelyn Braxton.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1990</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Braxtons Form Family Group</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Traci forms a family group with her four sisters, Toni, Towanda, Trina and Tamar. The group would later be known as The Braxtons.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">The Braxtons Sign Record Deal</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The Braxtons sign a record deal with Arista Records.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Braxton Family Values Premieres</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The reality show “Braxton Family Values” premieres on WE tv, featuring the Braxton sisters and their family.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Solo EP</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Traci releases her solo EP entitled “Crash & Burn”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Participates in Dancing With the Stars</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Traci competes on season 28 of Dancing With the Stars.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases First Solo Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Traci releases her first solo album, On Earth, which peaks at #9 on the US R&B/Hip Hop chart.</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 Positive Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Traci Braxton is an amazing role model for people of all ages. She has been through so much in her life and yet still manages to stay positive and uplifting. She is the perfect example of how to be strong and resilient through difficult times.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Funny and Entertaining</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Traci Braxton is hilarious and entertaining. Her ability to make people laugh with her jokes, stories, and quotes is truly remarkable. She also uses her platform to give back to the community by providing scholarships and other resources to help people in need.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Traci Braxton is a source of inspiration for many. She has overcome a lot of obstacles in her life, but she never gives up. Her courage and determination are inspiring, as she continues to strive towards her goals despite any hardships she may face.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First African American Cast Member on Sister Wives</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Traci Braxton became the first African American cast member of TLC’s popular reality show, Sister Wives, in 2018.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Grammy Nominated Songwriter</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Traci Braxton is a Grammy nominated songwriter, responsible for writing singles like "Party or Go Home", which was released in 2012.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Professional Dancer</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Traci Braxton has been a professional dancer for over 25 years, having danced for artists like Janet Jackson, SWV, and Brandy.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Owns a Production Company</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Traci Braxton owns a production company called “Big Red Entertainment”, which produces music, television shows, and movies.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Released Solo Album</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2014, Traci Braxton released her debut solo album, Crash & Burn, which peaked at #11 on the US R&B chart.</p></div>


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