She grew up in an artistic family; all of her siblings are singers, and her father used to be a church pastor. Tamar began singing in the church choir with her siblings as a child.
Tamar Braxton Career
The sisters grabbed the attention of record labels and in 1989, Arista Records signed Toni, Traci, Towanda, Trina, and Tamar Braxton to their first deal. In the very next year, they dropped their first breakthrough single Good Life. Following the release of the song, the group members’ age differences created an issue with marketing and The Braxtons lost their contract with Arista Records.
Tamar’s older sister Toni Braxton was discovered at a gas station by a music producer in 1991, which led the sisters to introduce the two mega producers L.A. Reid and “Babyface” Edmonds. The producers were about to launch their record label, LaFace Records, at the time.
Toni Braxton was offered a contract, but her sisters were recruited as backup singers, despite the fact that the group did not receive any recognition until later.
In 1996, Tamar released the first album along with her sisters. After that, Tamar decided to start her solo career and she dropped her debut album in 2000. The album was a super flop and she lost her deal with the label Dreamworks.
Tamar began performing as a backup singer on her sister’s album and went to perform live with her. After signing a deal with Universal Records, she started appearing on the TV program titled Tiny and Toya in 2010.
In the following year, Tamar began appearing on the reality television show called Braxton Family Values, with her family. In 2012, she came up in the WE TV’s spin-off reality show titled Tamar & Vincent, which was about Tamar and her second husband.
Tamar Braxton competed on the dance competition TV show Dancing with the Stars alongside Valentin Chmerkovskiy. Braxton had to leave the dance competition due to health issues, and she and Chmerkovskiy finished fifth overall. Tamar Braxton returned to the music scene in 2013 with the release of her second solo studio album, Love and War, which debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart.
She then released her fourth and fifth albums, Calling All Lovers (2015) and Bluebird of Happiness (2016), respectively (2017). Love and War, All the Way Home, The One, and other songs by Braxton are among her most popular. Tamar competed in the second season of the American spin-off reality TV series Celebrity Big Brother in 2019. Braxton will begin hosting VH1’s reality show To Catch A Beautician in June 2020.
Tamar Braxton Net Worth
As of 2022, Tamar Braxton Net Worth is estimated to be around $3 million US. She is one of the top singers and television personalities in the United States and has released numerous hit tracks. The primary source of her revenue comes from the music industry such as album sales, live concerts, and collaborations with legendary artists.
She has amassed a sizable fortune from her single, The One, which sold more than 114,000 copies in its first week of release. Aside from the songs, she earns a lot of money by appearing in TV shows and series.
Tamar Braxton received approximately $75,000 per episode from the show before completing 400 episodes. Tamar Braxton’s annual salary exceeds $600,000, and her net worth is steadily increasing.
Tamar Braxton Personal Life
Tamar Braxton has dated a number of celebrities, including producer Michael Mauldin, producer Robert Smith, footballer Chuck Smith, music producer Tricky Stewart, footballer Yancey Thigpen, and others.
Darrell “Delite” Allamby, a record producer and composer, married Tamar Braxton for the first time in 2001. They were married in May 2001 and divorced in February 2003. Tamar previously worked with Darrell on her debut album, released in 2000. She was romantically linked with record producer Birdman around 2002.
Braxton began dating Vincent “Vince” Herbert, a music executive and songwriter, in 2003. Tamar met Vince through her sister Toni. After dating for about 5 years, the two married on November 27, 2008. Logan Vincent Herbert, the couple’s first child, was born on June 6, 2013. Tamar Braxton filed for divorce and separated in July 2019.
In an episode of the talk show The Real, Braxton declared that she suffers from the skin disease vitiligo.
Tamar later started dating David Adefeso who is a financial advisor. She then attempted suicide and was admitted to the hospital. David got a domestic abuse temporary injunction against Tamar in 2020.
Tamar Braxton Awards
Tamar Braxton has been working in the music industry since her childhood and she has won several awards in her career. Braxton has won 3 Soul Train Music Awards in 2013 for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, song of the year, as well as Record of the Year, 1 BET Award, and 3 Grammy Awards nominations for the singles Love and War and If I Don’t Have You.
From 2013 to 2016, she worked as a co-host on the syndicated daytime talk show The Real, for which she received two nominations for Daytime Emmy Award. Braxton became the first African American to win season two of the reality show Celebrity Big Brother in America.
Tamar Braxton Assets
Tamar Braxton lives a lavish lifestyle and spends millions of dollars on her expenses. Braxton and her ex-husband Vincent Herbert paid $10.5 million for a massive mansion in Calabasas, California, in 2013. Braxton revealed that she took a $1.2 million loss on the sale of this mansion, which sold for $9.25 million.
The house is 15,000 square feet in size and has seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms, and two half baths. A 15-car underground garage is also available. This estate is located on two acres in the Oaks Enclave, within the wealthy Guard Gates of the Oaks of Calabasas development, where many celebrities reside.
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