From her poor upbringing to her decade-old debacle relationship with a soccer star, Maryland native, Towanda Braxton has seen fair shares of ups and downs in her life.
American singer, Towanda is most famous as a member of the musical group, The Braxtons. But more than her career that she made with her siblings and their musical band, she reckoned fame and popularity from her fallen marital life with the football player, Andre Caret.
Divorced Husband After 12 Years Of Togetherness!
Towanda Braxton was previously married to former American football defensive back, Andre Caret in January 2004. The estranged couple, who first met at an Atlanta nightclub, shares two children. They have a son named Braxton (born on 11 November 2005) and a daughter, Brooke (born on 27 December 2006).
In an interview with Wendy Williams in 2014, the singer revealed that she had an open marriage with her then-husband, Andre. She stated that 'she had an open and front door situation' with her husband. Furthermore, she confessed that she was not seeing anyone and was unaware if Andre was.
However, the former duo officially ended their 12 years of married life after Towanda filed for her final divorce paper on 25 August 2016 citing irreconcilable differences.
According to their final divorce court settlement, Towanda and Andre shares the joint physical and lawful guardianship of their children and abandon their claim to alimony aid. Towanda kept her cars and transferred the authority of the other cars to her then-husband that he used while it was listed under her name.
Furthermore, the pair agreed to keep their savings and retirement funds and also decided not to abuse liquor or use prohibited medications in front of their kids.
As a caring mother, Towanda enjoyed a holiday with her children most recently. She even shared a collage of pictures on Instagram on 2 April 2018.
Towanda Braxton with her children, Braxton and Brooke at the Dominican Republic Island on 2 April 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
In the picture, the 44-year-old mother took her spring break time and traveled the Dominican Republic to enjoy her holiday along with her kids.
How Much Is Towanda Braxton’s Net Worth?
Towanda garnered the net worth of $1.5 million from her professional singing and acting stint. She escalated the major part of her remunerative income from the musical group, The Braxtons that she started back in 1989 with her siblings.
The singer also made some earnings playing the role of Officer Payne in the 2017 drama-movie, Misguided Behavior.
Apart from her earnings, her mother, Evelyn summoned a net worth of $1 million from her enriching career as an opera singer. Similarly, Towanda's former husband, Andre summoned a staggering net worth of $16 million from his professional career in soccer since mid 90’s.
Born To Financially Unstable Parents; Raised With Five Siblings
The 44-year-old singer's parents, Michael Cornard and Evelyn Braxton were not financially stable in their early days. To meet their family needs, Evelyn grew collard greens and tomatoes in the backyard.
Her parents got married in the year 1966 and within a year, they welcomed their first child, Toni on 7 October 1967. Towanda was raised with her five siblings including sisters Toni, Traci, Trina, Tamar Braxton and a brother named Michael Conrad Braxton Jr.
All her four sisters are involved in the American musical quintet, The Braxtons. Her parents, who had shared 33 years of marital life, got divorced in 2000.
The R & B singer, Towanda was born on 18 September 1973 in Severn, Maryland as per wiki. Towanda stands at the height of 1.57 m (5’ 2”) and weighs around 75 kg. Pursuing a career as a singer is not what Towanda wanted initially. She loves acting more than singing, but she even turned down a theater scholarship at Howard University to follow their family business in the music industry.