Tamar Braxton is an American singer and actress with an estimated net worth of $10 million. She was born on March 17, 1977 in Severn, Maryland. Her mother is Evelyn and her father is Michael. She is the youngest of the couple’s six children. The entire clan of kids began singing when they were just little kids, mostly in church, but the family wanted to take it further and make them famous as a whole. When she was only 12, she and four of her sisters signed a contract with Arista Records. It was 1989. Their father was a pastor at the time, but he was also managing his daughters. In the group was Tamar’s sister Toni, who might be the most famous of the sisters as far as her own singing career is concerned.
The problem that the group had was that their music was good, but there was such an age difference in the many different members of their all sisters singing group that the record company was unable to make a good marketing campaign for them. They were too young, too old and too in-between to come up with a comprehensive plan, and the group was dropped from the label with that as an explanation. A year later in 1991, L.A. Reid and Babyface began their own recording company, and they wanted Toni Braxton to sign with them, and they completely ignored the rest of the sisters, including Tamar Braxton.
Tamar Braxton and her other sisters were given the role of backup singers and dancers for Toni, and none was overly thrilled with the substantial downgrade in their role. It was not until 1997 that Tamar decided she did not want part of the group that her sisters had formed anymore. She was offered a chance to pursue her solo career with DreamWorks Records, and she took it in 1998. From 2000-2002, she recorded her first album. To be quite honest, nothing that Tamar Braxton did with her career ever put her in the same league as her sister Toni or even in the same league as most of the other successful singers in the music industry.
She’s since launched a fashion line, worked on television and been in the spotlight for reasons that are not necessarily as flattering as she might like for them to be. She married her first husband in 2001 and was divorced by 2003. She married her second husband in 2008, welcomed their first baby in 2013 and rumors of an impending divorce began in 2016. She is suffering from several pulmonary embolisms in her lungs, and she suffers from something called vitiligo. She was slated to appear on the hit television show Dancing with the Stars, but she was forced to withdraw after discovering her health issues. As of 2016, it seems that Tamar Braxton is focusing on her health and her son, and that seems to be her primary concern at the moment more than anything else in her life.
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