Da Brat who is officially known as Shawntae Harries is not only an actress but also a rapper. Harrie’s debut album was released two years after she began her career. In 1994 it was released bearing the title Funkdafied. It received a platinum certification making the album the first female rap act to receive the certification. Regarding a combination of both solo and group, she was position two. Salt-N-Pesa was position one. Here is a quick summary of Da Brat’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Da Brat Early Life
Da Brat was born in 1974 on 14th April as Shawntae Harries. Since Brat’s parents never married, she was raised in two different households. Mostly she lived with both her mother and grandmother. Her birthplace was Joliet, Illinois but she grew up on Chicago’s West Side though.
Harris went to Kenwood Academy for the first two years. Later, she graduated from Academy of Scholastic Achievement. The school is a continuation charter one catering to vulnerable students. Da Brat graduated in 1992. She has a half-sister LisaRaye McCloy who is a model as well as an actress.
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Da Brat Career, Awards & Achievement
Harries’ breakthrough came in 1992 when she won a rap competition sponsored by YO! MTV Raps. With the help of a rap duo called Kris Kross, she met Jermain Dupri. Jermain signed Da Brat to So So Def Label in 1994. She released her debut album called Funkdafied. Both the album and the eponymous single reached on position one in several rap charts. Brat’s single was also number six on the Billboard Hot 100. Her other single Give it 2 You was position 26 on the Hot 100.
Harries’ released the second album titled Anuthatantrum in 1996. One of its singles is Ghetto Love which she has featured T-Boz of TLC. Da Brat was also featured in songs by other musicians. She appeared in Kris Kross title track of the album Da Bomb and Young, Rich as well as Dangerous. The appearances of Da Brat were in 1993 and 1996, respectively. In 1996, she contributed to Always Be My Baby by Maria Carey as well as Kazaam.
The following year she was featured in Carey’s Honey and Sock it 2 Me by Missy Elliot. She Left-Eye of TLC, Missy Elliot, Lil-Kim and Angie Martinez recorded the remix of Ladies’ Night.
Other remixes or covers included I Still Believe, Heartbreaker, U Don’t Know Me and Jumping, Jumping.
She released her third album in 2000 titled Unrestricted. Some of its singles were What Chu Like and That is What I am Looking For. After that, Da Brat continued to be featured by other artists.
In 2003, she released an album named Lime, Luv Niteclubz. Before that, she had gone for a joined tour titled Rainbow World Tour with Mariah Carey and Missy Elliot in 2000. Da Brat has also appeared in films and television series.
Awards & Achievements
In 1995, Da Brat received two awards, A Billboard Award and a Soul Train Lady of Souls Awards. She was awarded 2 Billboard Awards in 1994.
Net Worth of Da Brat
Da Brat has an estimated net worth of about $1.5 million. Her main source of income is her music career. She is a great rapper who has so far released four albums. Da Brat has made earnings from the sales of the various albums that she has. Also from portraying various characters in both films and television series.
Shawntae Harries whose stage name is Da Brat is an award-winning singer. She is best-known for her album called Fuckdafied. Harries has released three more. Besides that, she has been featured in songs by other artists, covers as well as remixes. Additionally, Da Brat has portrayed various characters in films and television series.