If you’re a fan of R&B, you’ve probably heard of the band The Braxtons. Towanda Braxton, along with her sisters, is one of the enthusiastic singers who has dedicated her voice to the group.
Towanda has made a name for herself in the music industry with her soothing and captivating voice. Towanda has excelled not only in the field of music, but also in the fields of acting and business.
Biography, Age, Nationality, Parents
Towanda Braxton was born on September 18, 1973 in Severn, Maryland, USA to Michael and Evelyn Braxton.
The 45-year-old actress was raised in a family of four siblings and stands 5 feet 3 inches (1.6m) tall. Toni, Tamar, Traci, and Trina Braxton, her four sisters, were all singers from the beginning.
Towanda had a strong preference for acting over singing as a child. Towanda’s interest in singing grew as she grew older, following in the footsteps of her sisters.
As a result, she began singing at the age of five. Towanda and her sisters first signed a record deal for the band The Braxtons in 1989. There, she released the song “Good Life” in collaboration with her sisters.
Toni, Towanda’s sister, eventually left the group in 1991 to pursue a solo career. On January 25, 1997, the remaining team of four released their second single, Only Love.
Tamar Braxton, Towanda’s other sister, left the group in 1998 to pursue a solo career. As a result, Towanda and others were forced to disband in 2010.
Though the Braxton sisters’ careers diverged, Towanda still has a special bond with her sisters. She even posts about her feelings for them on social media.
Towanda, like Jessica Parido, is a reality star in addition to her singing career.
Since 2011, she has starred in the American reality show Braxton Family Values on WE TV, where her fame has skyrocketed. Her four sisters and their mother, Evelyn, were also featured on the show.
Furthermore, in 2017, she made an outstanding contribution to the film The Execution of Nigel Harris. Misguided Behavior and The Real Georgia Peaches are her upcoming projects.
Towanda is also a successful businesswoman, which adds to her professional bliss.
Towanda has been working as a successful trainer in the venture, The Secret Squirrel, which offers training for a personal assistant while assisting her sister Toni with her own affairs.
Towanda and Andre Carter’s Marriage Ended in Divorce
In 2004, Towanda married Andre Carter.
Andre, who stands at a tall 6 feet 4 inches (1.93m), is a well-known football player. The couple first met in a nightclub in Atlanta.
Towanda began dating Andre, and the couple later exchanged vows as husband and wife. On November 11, 2005, the couple welcomed their first child, a son named Braxton Montelus Carter, after a year of marriage.
Their joy was increased when they welcomed a second child, a baby girl named Broke Carter, on December 27, 2006.
However, the couple’s marital journey was cut short when, after twelve years of marriage, Towanda filed divorce papers against her husband in Georgia Court on August 25, 2016.
Towanda’s marriage ended on October 26, 2016, with the conclusion of sharing joint physical and legal custody of her children. She has not been linked to any men since then.
Towanda is currently enjoying her life as a single mother with her two children.
She even travels with her children and occasionally posts pictures of them on Instagram. Towanda, for example, posted a photo of her children on Instagram on April 2, 2018.
Despite her busy schedule, she makes time for her two children and does her best to care for them.