Towanda Braxton is an American celebrity. She is a singer, actress and also a reality television producer. She is known for starring in Misguided Behavior, The Execution of Nigel Harris and The Real Georgia Peaches. She became popular after starring in the WE TV show Braxton Family Values. This series also features all her sisters. She along with her four sisters founded a music group specialising in R&B and named it The Braxtons.
They made their singing debut in 1990, with their first five-some single, Good Life. The single did not do very well, but it launched the sisters to their individual celebrity careers. Years later, in 2015 they reunited and released an album, The Braxton Family Christmas. The net worth of the Braxtons has always been talked about. Read on to know more about Towanda Braxton Net Worth in 2018.
Towanda Braxton Early Life
Towanda Braxton was born on September 18, 1973. Her full name is Towanda Chloe Braxton. She is the fourth child in a family of five sisters; Toni and Traci, are elder to her, whereas Trina and Tamar are younger; and one elder brother, Michael.
Her parents Rev. Michael Braxton Sr. and Evelyn were well-known church choir singers. They are from Severn, Maryland in the USA. The Braxtons began singing and writing songs together when they were still children. Along with their parents, they began singing in the choir at several churches. They toured the East Coast and performed at various events.
Towanda studied at Bowie State University. In 1995 she graduated with a degree in music. She is also a pledged member of Zeta Phi Beta sorority. She has appeared in the Broadway production of Dreamgirls.
In 2004, she married Andre Carter. With him, she had two children, a son Braxton Montelus Carter, and a daughter Brooke Carter. They divorced in 2017.
Towanda Braxton Career
In 1989, when Towanda was just sixteen, all the five sisters made the music group, The Braxtons. They signed their first record deal with Arista Records. Their first single, Good Life, was released in 1990. This was their only single as a five-some. Later, Toni separated from the group in 1991, to pursue her solo singing career.
In 1996, Tamar, Trina, and Towanda released their new album, So Many Ways. The album did well on the charts and even reached the number-2 spot on the US Heatseekers chart. By 1998, the sisters disbanded and went their own ways in singing and acting, performing solo.
In 2010, The Braxtons united again and appeared in Toni Braxton’s music video for her dance single Make My Heart. Later Towanda also starred in the reality show Starting Over. To promote the show, she performed and recorded a solo song, Here I Am, and had interviews taken.
In 2011, WE TV signed Towanda and her sisters for a reality series called Braxton Family Values. This became the WE TV’s flagship show. The show proved to be a runaway success, and in the second season, it had 26 episodes.
In October 2015, all the sisters reunited and released an album, Braxton Family Christmas. The album went up the charts and even reached the number one slot on the US Heatseekers List.
In 2017, Towanda did well in her career as an actress and producer. She appeared in films like The Execution of Nigel Harris, The Real Georgia Peaches, and Misguided Behavior. She also produced the TV movie; Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart.
Awards & Achievement
The Braxtons as a group and as solo have modeled for several advertising campaigns. One of their best known was for the June 2011 Vibe magazine summer swimwear issue. They have also been called to present awards, such as the “Best Gospel Artist” award at the 2011 BET Awards. The Braxton as a group has been honored by several women’s organization.
Net Worth of Towanda Braxton
As her shows are increasingly becoming popular, her net worth is likely to rise more in the future. It is estimated that the net worth of Towanda Braxton is $2 million.
Towanda Braxton was initially known only as one the Braxtons and as the younger sister of popular singer Toni Braxton. But with sheer grit and determination, she made a name for herself. She has put her musical and acting talents to good use. She is also working in several other ventures on and off-screen that she is involved with.