Whether it’s books, articles, blogs, movie scripts or pieces in magazines, these authors sure earn a lot. Famous for their work and impact to various communities and demographics globally, authors are usually very respected and have huge followings. Ashanti, the American Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Dancer, Composer, Actress is no exception from this rule. This person was born in unknown on the October 13, 1980. As a kid and throughout his teenage years, attending Glen Cove High School, Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center helped develop a love for creating content and writing pieces. Ashanti has a family of Ken-Kaide Thomas Douglas, Tina Douglas unknown unknown. Standing at 5 ft 2 in (1.6 m) tall, Ashanti has a huge fanbase throughout every continent. So, do you want to know how much this person is worth? Well, the total estimated net worth of Ashanti is said to be $20 Million.
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Ashanti’s mother Tina was a dance teacher, and her father, Ken-Kaide a singer, so it’s not very surprising that as a child, Ashanti expressed interest in the arts, and consequently went to attend dancing classes, and joined the church choir. With her dancing group, Ashanti performed in the Apollo Theatre and Avery Fisher Hall. Ashanti then became interested in singing, and during her high school years performed at various local events and even took part in a talent show. Before launching a professional singing career, Ashanti had an opportunity to appear as an extra in Spike Lee’s movie “Malcolm X” with Denzel Washington, and the comedy film “Who’s the Man?” starring Busta Rhymes, Ice-T, Queen Latifah and House of Pain. Soon enough, P. Diddy discovered Ashanti and signed her to his record label called Bad Boy Records. However, Ashanti did not stay with Diddy’s label for long, as she went to join other labels, including Epic Records and Murder Inc. However, Ashanti’s her activities added to her net worth.
It was with Murder Inc. that Ashanti became a famous singer. Discovered by the founder of the label, Irv Gotti, Ashanti soon released her debut album under Murder Inc., which turned her into a major superstar. Considered to be one of the best albums at the time, “Ashanti” made a significant contribution to Ashanti’s fame as a singer, as well as to her net worth, and opened many future opportunities. Since then Ashanti has been working with some of the most known musicians in the industry, including Jennifer Lopez, Akon, Nelly, R. Kelly and others. .
A year after her successful debut, Ashanti came out with “Chapter II”, her second studio work, which did as well as its predecessor. The album produced three singles, and with over 326,000 copies sold in its first week, was certified Platinum by the RIAA. So far, Ashanti has released five studio albums, the most recent being “Braveheart”.All have added considerably to Ashanti’s net worth.
In addition to her singing career, Ashanti has been making appearances on television screens and starred in “Resident Evil: Extinction” with Milla Jovovich and Mike Epps, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, “Law & Order: SVU”, as well as other television series. Again, her net worth has grown steadily from these activities.
In her personal life, Ashanti and rapper Nelly had a nine-year relationship which ended in 2012. Ashanti has a history of supporting charities and causes, including against domestic violence, tsunami and hurricane disasters, and cancer research.
Full Name: Ashanti
Net Worth: $20 Million
Date Of Birth: October 13, 1980
Place Of Birth: Glen Cove, New York, United States
Height: 5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)
Profession: Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Dancer, Composer, Actress
Education: Glen Cove High School, Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center
Parents: Ken-Kaide Thomas Douglas, Tina Douglas
Siblings: Kenashia Douglas
Nicknames: A. Douglas , Ashanti Douglas , Ashanti Shequoyia Douglas , Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas , Shani , Shany , Shany Bonnie
Awards: Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B album (2003), Soul Train Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock New Artist
Record Labels: Jive, Epic, The Inc., Britten, eOne
Albums: Ashanti (2002), Chapter II (2003), Concrete Rose (2004), The Declaration (2008), Braveheart (2014)
Nominations: Grammy Award for Best New Artist, Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, MTV Europe Music Award for Best R&B, MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, BET Award for Viewer’s Choice, BET Award for Best New Ar…
Movies: Bride and Prejudice (2004), The Muppets’ Wizard of Oz (2005), Coach Carter (2005), John Tucker Must Die (2006), Resident Evil: Extinction (2007), Christmas in the City (2013), Mutant World (2014), Stuck (2015), Mothers and Daughters (2016)
TV Shows: Las Vegas (TV series) (2005), WrestleMania XIX (Opening: America the Beautiful) (2003), 2007 World Series (Opening: ‘God Bless America’), Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (2010), Army Wives (2013), Law & Order: SVU (2013), Unforgettable (2015)
I’m not trying to not do music. There’s just a feeling when you create a hot record and have people fall in love with your record. There’s nothing like that feeling.
Daughter of Tina Douglas.
Ranked #37 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.
Ranked as #81 in FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005” special supplement. (2005)
Named #13 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
Released new fragrance line, “Precious Jewel” 
Her aunt lives in Rhode Island.
Ashanti is African-American.
Before she joined Murder Inc. Records, she was signed by Jive Records.
Turned down a track scholarship to Hampton University to pursue her singing career.
Has worked with Ja Rule, Big Pun and Fat Joe.
Was the first R&B singer to join Murder Inc. Records.
A native of Long Island, she began singing at the age of 12.
Wrote all 12 tracks on her self-titled debut album.
Launched her career in 1994 when she was recognized at a talent show.
Her songs “Foolish”, “Always On Time”, and “What’s Luv” made the top 10 all in one week.
Names Mary J. Blige, Ella Fitzgerald and Blue Magic as artists who inspired her.
Mothers and Daughters
Christmas in the City
Latasha Monclair / Latasha Durant
Resident Evil: Extinction
John Tucker Must Die
The Muppets’ Wizard of Oz
The Proud Family
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Who’s the Man?
Kid No. 4 (uncredited)
Student in Harlem Classroom (uncredited)
Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color
writer: “Split Only U” – as Ashanti Douglas
Mothers and Daughters
lyrics: “Mother” – as Ashanti Douglas / performer: “Mother” – as Ashanti Douglas
Rap Critic Reviews
TV Series performer – 1 episode
performer: “Foolish” / writer: “Foolish” – as Ashanti Douglas
Todd’s Pop Song Reviews
TV Series documentary performer – 1 episode
performer: “Never Too Far Away” / writer: “Never Too Far Away” – as Ashanti Douglas