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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 7 October 1967Severn, Maryland, USA
Birth NameToni Michelle Braxton
Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Toni Braxton was born on October 7, 1967 in Severn, Maryland, USA as Toni Michelle Braxton. She was previously married to Keri Lewis.

Spouse (1)

Keri Lewis (21 April 2001 - 24 July 2013) (divorced) (2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Deep sultry voice

Trivia (24)

The pedestal in Toni's video for "You're Making Me High" was used to make her appear taller than her height of 5' 2"
Actress Robin Givens was featured in Toni's video "He Wasn't Man Enough" as the cheating husband's wife.
Her albums of original material include 'Toni Braxton', 'Secrets', 'The Heat' and 'More Than a Woman'. She also released an album of Christmas songs in 2001 titled 'Snowflakes.'
Has 7 Grammy Awards, including one for 1993's Best New Artist.
Daughter of Evelyn Braxton.
Her cousin auditioned on American Idol (2002), season 4. However, he didn't make it past the audition.
Has four younger sisters: Traci Braxton (b. 1971), Towanda Braxton (b. 1973), Tamar Braxton (b. 1977) and Trina Braxton (b. 1978).
All 4 of her sisters (Towanda, Tamar, Traci and Trina) and her first name begin with the letter "T"
Suffers from the serious heart condition pericarditis and autoimmune disease lupus.
Originally set for a role in Gregory Nava's Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998), starring Larenz Tate, but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts.
Her youngest son, Diesel, has autism.
Ranked #38 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
Hospitalized in Las Vegas on April 7, 2008 for chest pains but released the next day.
Once studied to be a teacher.
Spokeswoman, Autism Speaks.
Braxton was initially opposed to recording "Un-break My Heart" when its writer Diane Warren first suggested it for her. Fortunately for Toni, she changed her mind and the song, produced by David Foster, went on to top the U.S. charts and became a huge international hit in 1996.
Hospitalized in Los Angeles on December 7, 2012 for health issues related to lupus and blood clots.
Former member of The Braxtons.
Sister-in-law of Vincent Herbert.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 34, a son Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis on December 2, 2001. Child's father is her now ex-husband, Keri Lewis.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 35, a son Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis on March 31, 2003. Child's father is her now ex-husband, Keri Lewis.
Starting to tour Album Liber around the country [January 2006]
Currently getting ready to release her 5th studio album titled "Libra" with the first single "Please" already being and second single "Trippin'" around the corner. [September 2005]

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