Towanda Braxton is a model and actress. Towanda Braxton has a net worth of $100,000 as an American singer, actor, and reality television star. Towanda and her sisters signed with Arista Records in the late 1980s, but they were dropped from the company due to poor sales of their debut album and the fact that Arista didn’t know how to properly promote them due to the sisters’ vast age difference. Toni Braxton, the oldest sister, went on to have a phenomenally successful solo career as one of the best-selling female R&B musicians of all time, while the other sisters, known as The Braxtons, released a few singles in the 1990s and toured with Toni as the opening act and backing vocalists.
Towanda and her sisters initially appeared on the WE tv reality series “Braxton Family Values” in 2011, and it was the network’s #1 reality show during its first season. Braxton executive produced several episodes of the show and worked as an associate producer for “Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart,” a 2016 television feature. Towanda has starred in the films “Misguided Behavior” (2017), “Every Day Is Christmas” (2018), “Merry Wish-Mas” (2018), and “It’s Major” (2019), as well as the television series “Family Time” (2018) and “Last Call” (2019). (2019). She starred as Lorelle in an off-Broadway production of “Dreamgirls,” and in 2020, she established T. Braxton Skin Care.
Towanda Chloe Braxton was born on September 18, 1973, in Severn, Maryland. Michael, her father, was a Methodist minister and power company employee, and Evelyn, her mother, was a pastor, cosmetologist, and former opera singer. Toni, Trina, Tamar, and Traci Braxton, Towanda’s younger sister, grew up with a brother, Michael, Jr., and four sisters, Toni, Trina, Tamar, and Traci, and the Braxton sisters performed gospel music throughout their teens. Braxton obtained a degree in music education from Bowie State University, where she was a member of the Zeta Phi Beta sorority.
Career: The Braxton sisters secured a deal with Arista Records in 1989, and the single “Good Life” was released the following year. On the “Billboard” Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, the song reached #79. Toni was contracted to LaFace Records as a solo artist after The Braxtons were dumped by Arista Records. Toni recruited her sisters to be backup vocalists on her first U.S. tour, and they also starred in her “Seven Whole Days” music video from 1993. The Braxtons signed with LaFace Records in 1993, but A&R Vice President Bryant Reid soon left for Atlantic Records, taking the band with him. The Braxtons signed a three-album deal with Atlantic, but Traci quit the group in 1995; it was later revealed that she was denied signing with Atlantic because she was pregnant at the time the group was offered a record deal.
The Braxtons’ album “So Many Ways” was released on August 13, 1996, and it peaked at #2 on the “Billboard” Heatseekers Albums chart and #26 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Tamar left the group in 1998 to pursue a solo career, while Towanda featured on the reality show “Starting Over” in 2003, recording a song called “Here I Am” for the show. “Braxton Family Values” premiered on WE tv in April 2011 and has already aired 148 episodes over seven seasons. The Braxtons’ first album in nearly two decades, “Braxton Family Christmas,” was published in 2015 and reached #1 on the Heatseekers Albums chart. That year, the Braxton family competed against Anthony Anderson’s family on “Celebrity Family Feud,” winning money for Lupus LA, an organization that has held special value for the family since Toni was diagnosed with the condition in 2008. Towanda has also appeared on “The Mo’Nique Show,” “The Arsenio Hall Show,” and “The Wendy Williams Show,” among others.
Towanda married novelist Andre Carter in 2004, and they have two children: Braxton, born November 11, 2005, and Brooke, born December 27, 2006. Towanda and Andre divorced in 2017, and their children are split between them. Braxton married music producer Sean Hall in the fall of 2020, according to TMZ.
Towanda filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in April 2019. She listed $537,000 in debt and $277,000 in assets in her petition. Perhaps more importantly, she claimed a monthly income of $4,000 and expenses of $6,000. Tamar, her sister, is one of her debtors, owing $35,000 from a personal loan.
Braxton paid $442,200 for a 5,797 square foot property in Snellville, Georgia in 2018. There are five bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen, a wine room, a billiards room, and a swimming pool in this home.