Ashanti is a Grammy award-winning American singer, songwriter, record producer, model, and additionally an actress who is rose to fame after releasing her debut album titled “Ashanti”. Moreover, her first album was a massive hit and she received several awards such as a Grammy Award, eight Billboard Music Awards, and two American Music Awards.
Ashanti’s Bio, Age, Parents, Education
Ashanti was born on October 13, 1980, in Glen Cove, New York, United States. Her full name is Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas. She is American by nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnic group. Her birth sign is Libra.
Her mother’s name is Tina Douglas and her father’s name is Ken-Kaide Thomas Douglas. Her mother was a dance teacher by profession and her father was a well-established singer. She grew up with her only sister, Kenashia Douglas in her hometown New York. She had a huge passion for singing from her young age.
Talking about her education she attended Glen Clove High School. For her higher education she joined Hampton University located in Virginia. She quit the university after a year of studying to focus on her singing career.
Ashanti has a height of 5 feet 3i inches(1.6m) while her body weighs around 55kg(121 lbs). She has a body measurement of 34-26-37 inches. Similarly, her bra size is 32C, her shoe size is 6(US) but her dress size is unknown. Her hair color and eye color are both black.
Ashanti began her career as a singer in the early 2000s as she got selected as a background vocalist on rapper Big Pun’s song titled “How We Roll”. Afterward, she was seen in the “The Fast and the Furious” soundtrack that was released in 2001. The following year, she appeared on Ja Rule’s “Always on Time” and Fat Joe’s “What’s Love”.
She signed a contract with the record label named Murder Inc. Shortly afterward, she released her first single titled “Foolish” which reached the 10th spot on US Billboard Hot 100.
Later that year, she released her first album “Ashanti”. She achieved a milestone in her singing career from that album as it sold 500 Thousand copies in its initial week. The album grabbed the number one spot on the US Billboard 200.
Right now, Ashanti is single. Earlier, there were several rumors about her dating Joyner Lucas who is a popular American rapper, singer-songwriter, and likewise an actor. The rumors began spreading after Ashanti worked together with Joyner and released the single called Fall Slowly. However, they stated that they were not dating and were just good friends.
Prior to that, she was in a relationship with the mainstream American Rapper, Nelly. They initially saw each other when they were attending the Grammy Awards 2003. Besides, she is very fond of dogs.
Ashanti’s Net worth
Ashanti has made a good income from her successful career. Starting in 2021, she has a net worth of $8 million. Besides, she also receives a huge paycheck through her endorsement deals.
Quick Facts about Ashanti
|Birth Name||Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas i|
|Place Of Birth||Glen Cove, New York, U.S|
|School||Glen Cove High School|
|Net Worth||$ 18 million|
|Height||5 ft 3 in or 160 cm|
|Weight||64 kg or 141 lbs|
|Body Measurement||34-23-38 inches|
|6 Million Followers|
|1.9 Million Followers|