Toni Braxton

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Place: Severn, Maryland, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/07/1967, Libra
  • Profession: Singer; actor
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Toni Braxton Fast Facts:
  • Raised in a strict Apostolic household that forbade secular music and pants in women's wardrobes.
  • Was discovered while singing to herself at a gas station.
  • Formed The Braxtons, a group act with her sisters Traci, Trina, Tamar and Towanda, in 1989.
  • Signed a solo deal with LaFace records in 1991.
  • The single "Un-Break My Heart" spent 11 weeks at the top of the pop charts.
  • Filed for bankruptcy in 1998.
  • In 1998, became the first black actress to play the lead role of Belle in the Broadway production of Beauty and the Beast.
  • Is a spokeswoman for Autism Speaks and the American Heart Association.
  • Toni Braxton Relationships:
  • Keri Lewis - Ex-husband
  • Denim Cole Braxton Lewis - Son
  • Deizel Ky Braxton Lewis - Son
  • Trina Braxton - Sister
  • Michael Braxton - Father
  • Tamar Braxton - Sister
  • Towanda Braxton - Sister
  • Evelyn Braxton - Mother
  • Traci Braxton - Sister
  • Toni Braxton Awards:
  • 2000 Grammy: Best Female R&B Vocal Performance - Winner
  • 1993 Grammy: Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female - Winner
  • 1996 Grammy: Best Female R&B Vocal Performance - Winner
  • 1993 Grammy: Best New Artist - Winner
  • 1996 Grammy: Best Female Pop Vocal Performance - Winner
  • 1994 Grammy: Best Female R&B Vocal Performance - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland, United States

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