Fantasia Barrino Net Worth

How much is Fantasia Barrino worth?

Net Worth:$4 Million
Profession:Professional Singer
Date of Birth:June 30, 1984
Country:United States of America
1.7 m

About Fantasia Barrino

Fantasia The American R&B singer, songwriter, actress, and novelist Monique Barrino, better known by her stage name Fantasia, was born on June 30, 1984. Her estimated net worth is $4 million.

Joseph and Diane Barrino welcomed Fantasia into the world in North Carolina. Fantasia started performing with her family as a member of the Barrino Family, a Gospel group started by her father, when she was 5 years old. At the time, she was the youngest of three children and the only daughter. The Barrino Family visited the Carolinas and other regions of the American South, gave performances there, and created the album Miracles for a regional record company. Gospel and R&B singers like Shirley Caesar, the Clark Sisters, Aretha Franklin, and Chaka Khan had a significant influence on Fantasia’s vocal style.

Fantasia Monique Barrino, known as Fantasia, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, actress and author who won the third season of American Idol in 2004. Fantasia has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars, as of 2023.

Fantasia Monique Barrino was born in High Point, North Carolina, on June 30, 1984.

“Our family made two Gospel albums that were pretty successful and we were out on the road a lot, so I missed classes. When I realized I was having trouble reading, I was too embarrassed to ask for help. Some teachers believed in me, but I just wasn’t focused on school—I was into the music and trying to please my dad.” — Fantasia Barrino, regarding her illiteracy, in an interview with The Oprah Winfrey Magazine.

When she wasn’t singing, Fantasia went to Andrews High School in High Point, but she left after being raped by a classmate at the age of 14, according to Oprah. Later, at the age of 15, she became pregnant, and in 2001, she gave birth to a daughter named Zion. According to SFGate, she claims that she later ended her relationship with Zion’s father because he was physically violent.

She drove to Atlanta in 2003, when she was 19 years old, to submit an application for the third season of the reality singing competition “American Idol” borrowing $50 for petrol money. She competed in the show from January through May of 2004, making weekly appearances. On the show’s May 26, 2004, finale, she won by 1.3 million votes over Diana DeGarmo, who came in second. Before Jordin Sparks, who won “American Idol” at age 17, on May 23, 2007, she was the show’s youngest champion at age 19.

Fantasia secured a contract with J Records and started recording her debut album after winning “American Idol,” Fantasia became the first performer in history to accomplish this feat with a debut single when her debut single, “I Believe,” was published in June 2004 and later debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard songs chart. 

The song finally topped the charts for 11 straight weeks. After being published in November 2004, her debut album, Free Yourself, went on to sell over a million copies in the US and another million copies elsewhere. When it was released in 2006, her self-titled second album did just half as well, selling just over 500,000 copies in the United States. She is still a well-liked musician and was once among the more prosperous “American Idol” franchise graduates.

Her son Dallas was born on December 13, 2011, and her daughter Zion was born on August 8, 2011. Brandel Shouse is the name of Zion’s father. Antwaun Cook is Dallas’; Fantasia began dating him while he was still wed to another lady.
Ricco Barrino, a singer-songwriter, is also a successful recording artist. He auditioned for the eighth season of “American Idol.” however he was not selected.
According to Nicki Swift, Fantasia’s father filed a $10 million lawsuit against her publisher in 2006 after the publication of her autobiography, “Life Is Not a Fairy Tale,” alleging that the book contained false charges against him.

Three of Fantasia’s uncles, Nathaniel, Perry, and Julius, played in the R&B/Soul group the Barrino Brothers in the 1970s.

Barrino was honored by the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame in 2014. She released the song “No Time for It” in 2016. On April 21, 2016, Barrino and Anthony Hamilton began their tour.

In the United States, her album The Definition Of… was published in July 2016 and sold 32,000 copies. It topped the Billboard R&B Albums Chart for the week.

Barrino gave a performance at Aretha Franklin’s funeral in 2018. Alongside Andra Day and Yolanda Adams, she paid tribute to Aretha Franklin at the 2019 Grammy Awards in February 2019.

Barrino recorded “Shine” the theme music for Tamron Hall’s syndicated daytime talk show, in September 2019. Fantasia Barrino’s net worth is projected to be $4 million as of 2023.

Sketchbook, Barrino’s sixth studio album, features appearances by Brandy, Jazmine Sullivan, Meghan Trainor, T-Pain, and T.I.

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