Faith Evans, an American R&B, hip-hop, soul singer-songwriter, record maker, actress and also Grammy award winner is the first ever female artist to be signed by the Bad Boy Records which made her the First Lady of Bad Boy. Her first album, “Faith”, was released under Bad Boy records in 1995. She’s still producing and singing songs for the music industry. Now let’s have a close look on Faith Evans’s net worth in 2018.
Faith Evans early life
Born to an African-American mother named Helena Evans on June 10, 1973, Faith Evans inherited her singing talent from her mother who was also a singer by profession. She started singing at the age of two at the local church and her voice was recognized for its beauty by many including. She also sang in various competitions, assemblies in school and many pageants on the insistence of her mother. She graduated from high school in 1991 and two years later moved to LA where she worked as a backup vocalist for singer Al B. Sure!. A year later, she signed the contract with Bad Boy Entertainment and thus, stepped forward in the music industry.
Faith Evans has been married twice. Her first somewhat turbulent marriage to Christopher Wallace had reached the stage of divorce in 1997, but eventually ended the same year with the still unsolved murder of Christopher. She has a son named Christopher Jordan Wallace from this marriage. After this she married Todd Russaw in 1998. The couple has 2 sons named Joshua and Ryder Evan Russaw. She also, gave birth to a daughter named Chyna with Kiyamma Griffin way back in 1991.
Faith Evans Career, Awards & Achievement
Over the span of her 24 year long career, Faith has released many songs and albums. Her first album, “Faith” was certified platinum with 1.5 copies sold. Her tribute song, “I’ll be missing you” to her dead husband and rapper Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G” Wallace debuted at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart during 1997. Evans’ second studio album, “Keep the Faith” came out in 1998 and went platinum producing the top ten singles of that year and prompting her to embark on a tour with the coming year. Her last album for the Bad Boy label, “Faith fully”, was certified Gold by the RIAA and also involved her working with a number of producers, including The Neptunes, Buckwild, and Cory Rooney to name a few. In 2003, she appeared in the film “The Fighting Temptations.” She released her fourth album, “the first Lady” in 2005 under the Capital Records label. “A Faithful Christmas” was released soon after that. She released more albums under her own Prolific Music Group. Her 2008 autobiography “Keep The Faith: A memoir” became quite famous amongst her fans. Recently, in May 2017, Faith Evans released an album with her deceased husband The Notorious B.I.G to mark his death anniversary. In the video she sings over few of his well-known verses.
Awards and achievement
Faith Evans has been the winner of the Lady of Soul awards in 1996 for the album ‘Faith’. Her song “I’ll be missing you” has also been the recipient of the MTV video music awards and the Grammy award.
Net worth of Faith Evans
The estimated net worth of Faith Evans is $3 million. Her career in singing and songwriting, her acting in both films and television and her book which became the best seller in New York contributed to her mass wealth.
Since she was 2 years old, Faith Evans has been working magic with her smooth and husky voice. She worked hard and didn’t let her personal life affect her career at all. She sailed past all the troubles and is now one of the greatest artists we know. We wish her the best for future!