Faith Evans | Short Biography
Faith Renee Evans branded as Faith Evans is Singer, Record Producer, Songwriter, actress and author of American Nationality. She was born to singer mother Helene Evans and musician father Richard Swain in Florida. She in her small age was forced to live as foster to her aunt and uncle. At the minor age of 2 she started singing in Church. She in her high school days collaborated with many Jazz bands for her songs. She had to drop her study from Fordham University due to the birth of her daughter Chyna. After impressing musician Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs, he contracted her as first female artist of Bad Boy Entertainment in 1994. Music Creator Combs urged her to be chorus singer and writing assistant of Mary J. Blige.
After working alongside Mary J. Blige and Usher she started to work on her debut album Faith. 1995 released album highlighted The Hitmen, Chucky Thompson and Combs. The album’s song You Used to Love Me and Soon as I get Home were successful. After album was Platinum Certified and had sales of 1.5 Million Copies. Her 1997 song I’ll be Missing You featuring Combs and all male member of group 12 was highly successful. The song got #1 place in US Billboard Hot 100 chart. This song gave her Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group. After a hard preparation in 1998 she came with her second singly album Keep the Faith. Although the songs were written by her with great difficulty the album was critically acclaimed. After this album she made tour alongside her fellow artist. She for her third album Faithfull of 2001 she cooperated with inclusive assortment of artists like The Neptunes, Mario Winans, Buckwild, Vada Nobles and Cory Rooney. The album was listed on 14th place on Billboard 200 album charts as well as 2nd spot on Top R&B/Hip Hop album chart. Though the album went satisfactory the singles of the album got popular.
After having wonderful time with Bad Boy Entertainment she signed Capitol Records. She for her fourth studio album accessed Bryan-Michael Cox, Jermaine Dupri, Mike Caren, Pharrell Williams and Chucky Thompson. After the release the album was on 2nd place at Billboard 200 and at 1st spot of Top R&B/Hip Hop album chart. This rating gave the album Gold certificate of RIAA. For her fifth album she signed E1 Entertainment in 2010. Her fifth album something about Faith couldn’t do well in Billboard chart but was at #1 spot in Independent Albums Chart. In the year 2012 she was the participant of R&B Divas reality show. The album R&B Divas directed by her was aired on 2012. She in 2013 revealed she is working for her sixth album namely Incomparable. She for her sixth album is consulting Missy Elliott, Karen Clark Sheard etc. Apart from this she is also busy with her other ventures like acting, writing, Voicing. She from her small age had interest in acting. She landed up portraying character in music drama of 2000 Turn It Up alongside The Fugees, Jason Statham. She in 2003 as night club singer she played romantic comedy series The Fighting Temptation of MTV. She in 2004 was seen in Half & Half comedy series. In 2008 she freed her autobiography keep the Faith: A Memoir. The book was New York Best sellers as well as was medaled with 2009 African American Literacy Award for Best Memoir. She is also best known for her Voice over skills. She has earned the net worth of 3 million from her entire professional career till date.
Let us know about her Personal life, she was in relationship with Kiyamma Griffin and gave birth to daughter in 1993. She got married to The Notorious B.I.G in 1994. After having a child the couple got divorced in 1996. After then she started dating Todd Russaw and was pregnant. The couple gave birth to their first child in 1998. They got married in 1998. She gave birth to second child of Russaw in 2007. She got separated with her husband in 2011. She till date is seen with many of her boyfriends like Tupac Shakur, The Notorious B.I.G, Missy Elliot etc. She has four kids which she shares from her different husbands.
She at the age of 40 still manages to look hot and beautiful. Her slender pair of feet adds flavor to her charming personality.
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