Ashanti is a renowned singer whose net worth is $20 million. Born in NY, her wiki revealed her height, age, house, salary as per Forbes to siblings detail. If there has been a multi-talented woman on the face of earth, then Ashanti is surely one of them. This immensely talented and popular individual has made a name that spread across several fields and occupation. She is a singer, songwriter, record producer, actor and a dancer. She went on to win one Grammy, two American Music Awards and a whooping eight Billboard Music Awards. Ashanti is a hugely talented songwriter who has wrote songs for many other popular and celebrated singers that includes Jennifer Lopez. This multiple Grammy nominated artist has sold over 15 million records worldwide.
|Full Name||Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas|
|Birth Date||October 13, 1980|
|Height||5.3 feet / 1.60 m|
|Parents||Ken-Kaide Thomas Douglas and Tina Douglas|
|Net Worth||$22 Million|
|Source of Income||Singer, Songwriter|
|Annual Salary||$3 million|
|Boyfriend||Darnell Dockett (2015-2016)
DeSean Jackson (2013-2015)
Ashanti was born on October 13, 1980 in Glen Cove, New York, USA. Her real name is Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas. Her father, Ken-Kaide Thomas Douglas, was a singer and her mother, Tina Douglas, was a dance teacher. She was named after the Ashanti Empire in Ghana, which is famous for its progressive attitude towards women, as they hold the power and influence over men. Ashanti’s grandfather was a civil rights activist, who worked with martin Luther King Jr. Ashanti took keen interest in arts from a very young age. She joined dance classes and took part in church choir. It was Ashanti’s mother who discovered her daughter’s singing potential when she heard her sing Mary J. Blige “Reminisce”, when she was just 12. As the family was unable to afford a record of formal demo, Ashanti’s mother sent out amateur demo tapes to studios, containing her singing and dancing.
Today the net worth of this singer Ashanti is around $22 million as estimated in 2017. Ashanti started writing songs when she was in high school and performed in a number of local talent shows, when she was just a teenager. It wasn’t only on dancing and singing that Ashanti had a knack on. She also liked acting and she got her break as a child actor in Spike Lee’s Malcolm X (1992). After a number of minor roles in films that includes, Who’s the Man, 3-2-1 Contact Extra, What Kids Want To Know About Sex and Growing Up. She also made a number of appearances in music videos.
Ashantoi is an extremely philanthropic person. She has been involved in a number of issues that disturbs the society. She partnered with Family Violence Prevention Fund, actively involves in Make-A-Wish Foundation, she raised money for the Southeast Asia Tsunami Victims in 2005 and Hurricane Katrina victims. She is also a vocal leader for the LGBT community. She was in a relationship with rapper Nelly for 9 years before breaking up in 2012.