Ashanti Short Bio
Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress. She is Libra and was born in Glen Cove, New York. She is the daughter of Tina Douglas, is a former dance teacher, and her father, Ken-Kaide Thomas Douglas, is a former singer. That why since childhood, she already shows her interest in art. Since childhood she took dance lessons and joined the church choir. She then went to Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center, and shows her big talent in dancing and singing since then.
Ashanti Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||October 13, 1980|
|Age||34 years old|
|Height||5 feet 3 inches|
|Hip Size||33 inches|
|Waist Size||23 inches|
|Weight||50 kg 110 pounds|
Career Ashanti S. Douglas began in 1994 during a talent show. She met producer Irv Gotti who belongs to the label Murder Inc. Records. Ashanti recorded a duet with rapper Big Punisher. She also participates in the soundtrack of Fast and Furious in 2001.Ashanti will thus conquer R’n’B place and released her self-titled debut album, Ashanti, in 2002, from which are extracted Foolish, Happy and Baby. The album sold 5 million copies.In 2002, she appeared in the music video Is not It Funny (Murder Remix) by Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule and with Caddillac Tah.She released her second album Chapter II that a continuation of his first album. The first single Rock with You ranks number one, followed by Rain on Me, which is the seventh rank. The album sold 3 million copies. In late 2003, Ashanti released a Christmas album.
In 2004, she recorded a duet with the new recruit of the label Murder inc., Lloyd, Southside and laying on the piece entitled Shyne Jimmy Choo. It also recorded a version with Cherish Kool & The Gang.The first single Only U produced by 7 Aurelius (producer of Tamia and LL Cool J, among others) is the effect of a bomb, unlike the second single Do not Let Them that goes unnoticed.Ashanti also started a movie career with an appearance in Bride and Prejudice and a small role in Coach Carter. In 2005, she shot two movies John Tucker must die with Jesse Metcalfe and The Muppets’ Wizard of Oz version of the Wizard of Oz with the Muppets.In December 2005, she breaks her contract with Def Jam having just released their fourth album Collectables by Ashanti, which include remixes of the previous songs and the single Still On It asked where the rappers Method Man and Paul Wall.In 2007, she is the poster of the movie Resident Evil: Extinction, the third installment of the Resident Evil saga, in the role of Nurse Betty. In 2010, she participated in the reality show Extreme Makeover heart.In 2012, Ashanti announces the release of her fifth studio album Braveheart.
The first single from the new album is called The Woman You Love duet with American rapper Busta Rhymes. She will not have the expected success for its return that ultimately will not be part of the track list of the album. Braveheart at its output will be ranked number 1 in the top independent albums in the US.In July 2014, she participated in the project Songs For a Healthier America.It was her who chooses promotional that album’s first single Just Believe in featuring with Artie Green, Gerry Gunn, Robbie Nova and Chauncey Hawkins. On October 12, 2014, Ashanti announcement on her Instagram account the release of a fourth single Early in the Morning in featuring with French Montana on October 14 and at the same time the arrival of the clip.
Ashanti is not only best known with her accolades as singer but some philanthropy program too. She is focused on humanitarian especially for the domestic violence.
Ashanti was involved in ON OFF relationship for a quite time with rapper R.Kelly.
Ashanti Net Worth
As an actress, singer and dancer it easy for Ashanti to makes her net worth increased to the amount of $20 million dollars.