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. Tamia, the Canadian, American Singer-songwriter is no exception from this rule. This person was born in unknown on the May 9, 1975. As a kid and throughout his teenage years, attending Walkerville Collegiate Institute in Windsor helped develop a love for creating content and writing pieces. Tamia has a family of Barbara Washington unknown Myla Grace Hill, Lael Rose Hill. Standing at 1.69 m tall, Tamia 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 Tamia is said to be $10 Million.
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Tamia was very interested in music growing up; she sang in church and was exposed to various music genres thanks to her mother. She developed a passion for singing and was already involved in musicals by the age of 12. She then studied piano and took voice lessons before becoming part of the arts program at Walkerville Collegiate Institute, where she attended high school, and made appearances in local theater before winning the YTV Vocal Achievement Award in 1993.
In 1995, she started working on her debut album, and released the song “You Put a Move On My Heart” which was a cover of the song by Mica Paris. The song charted on the Billboard Hot 100 and became her first Top 40 hit on the R&B Charts. She then released the song “Slow Jams” which again charted. The following year, she collaborated on the soundtrack of the film “Set It Off’ with Brandy, Gladys Knight and Chaka Khan for the song “Missing You”, which found some success, and her work would earn her three Grammy Award nominations. She finally released her debut album called “Tamia” in 1998 and it certified gold, selling more than 420,000 copies in the US. She also made her film debut around this time, being a part of “Speed 2: Cruise Control”, which opened up more opportunities including appearances in “Rock Me Baby” and “Kenan and Kel”. Her net worth was well established.
In 2000, Tamia’s second album entitled “A Nu Day” was released, which reached eighth spot on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, was certified gold, and the song “Can’t Go for That” peaked in 84th spot of the Billboard Hot 100. Another single from the album – “Stranger In My House” – had more success and made it to 10th on the Billboard Hot 100. Four years later, she released her third album entitled “More” with the lead single “Into You” which reached fourth spot on the Hot 100, and the top of the Billboard R&B chart.
The following year, Tamia ended her contract with Elektra Records and went on to establish her own label called Plus One Music Group. She worked on her fourth studio album “Between Friends” with the label, and it was distributed by Image Entertainment, reaching number nine on the R&B chart with successful songs such as “Me” and “Can’t Get Enough”.
In 2012, Tamia released her fifth studio album “Beautiful Surprise”, a collaboration with various producers. The lead single “Beautiful Surprise” peaked at 24th spot of the Hot R&B chart and later got a nomination during the Grammy Awards; she joined R. Kelly during “The Single Ladies” tour to promote her album. One of her latest projects is the album “Love Life” which saw her return to a major label in Def Jam Recordings.
For her personal life, it is known that Tamia married Grant Hill in 1999 and they have two daughters. In 2003, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and it has been reported that the disease is under control.
Full Name: Tamia
Net Worth: $10 Million
Date Of Birth: May 9, 1975
Place Of Birth: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Height: 1.69 m
Education: Walkerville Collegiate Institute in Windsor
Nationality: Canadian, American
Spouse: Grant Hill (m. 1999)
Children: Myla Grace Hill, Lael Rose Hill
Parents: Barbara Washington
Siblings: Trajan Washington, Tajhee Washington, Tiras Washington
Awards: YTV Vocal Achievement Award (1993), NAACP Image Award (2000)
Record Labels: Def Jam Recordings, Qwest / Warner Bros., Elektra, Plus 1 (2006–present)
Albums: Tamia (1998), A Nu Day (2000), More (2004), Between Friends (2006), Beautiful Surprise (2012), Love Life (2015)
Nominations: Grammy Awards, Juno Awards – R&B/Soul Recording of the Year, Soul Train Music Awards for Best Independent/Soul Artist (2012), Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards (2007), UB Honors Awards, RLM World Music Awards
Movies: Speed 2: Cruise Control, Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration, Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration, Speed 2: Cruise Control, Grand Prairie, TX, United States
My family all worked in factories. It’s a factory town. So, I didn’t have dreams of Hollywood. I just loved to sing. – on living in Windsor and singing from a young age
Attended high school with Ari Rufino (CornerStore (2011), Iron Man Three (2013)) at Walkerville Collegiate Institute in Windsor, Ont.
Welcomed second child a daughter Lael Rose on August 9, 2007.
Tamia and Grant are expecting their second baby in August 2007.
On an episode of Extra (1994), her husband Grant Hill revealed that she was diagnosed, nearly two years ago, with Multiple Sclerosis. She wanted to come out to the public with her illness to help raise awareness for National MS Society. She joins other celebrities, like Richard Pryor, Teri Garr, Annette Funicello and Montel Williams, who suffer from the crippling disease. [May 2005]
Mother is black, biological father was a French-Canadian.
Welcomed first child a daughter Myla Grace on January 23, 2002. The baby weighed 7lbs. 6oz.
Met her husband, Grant Hill, through singer Anita Baker.
Married to NBA star Grant Hill.
Is the oldest of four children.
2010 Soul Train Awards
TV Special performer: “Giving You the Best That I Got”
Not Easily Broken
performer: “Have to Go Through It”
Love for Sale
performer: “Dance My Dreams Theme Song from First Daughter”