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Fantasia Barrino


Fantasia Barrino was born on June 30, 1984 in High Point, North Carolina, USA as Fantasia Monique Barrino. She has been married to Kendall Taylor since July 19, 2015. See full bio »

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Known For

The Butler
The Butler Soundtrack
(2013)
American Idol
American Idol Herself / Herself - Finalist / Herself - Guest Performer / Herself - Performer / Herself - Guest / Herself - Musical Guest
(2004-2016)
Happy Feet
Happy Feet Soundtrack
(2006)

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 2014 The 68th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "On the Sunny Side of the Street", "It Don't Mean a Thing" - as Fantasia)
 2013 The Best Man Holiday (performer: "What Christmas Means to Me" - as Fantasia)
 2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Switch-Up Challenge (2013) ... ("Get It Right")
 2013/I The Butler (performer: "In the Middle of the Night") / (writer: "In the Middle of the Night")
 2012-2013 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Top 20 Finalists Perform (2013) ... (performer: "Get It Right")
- Top 4 Perform (2012) ... (performer: "I Believe")
 2004-2012 American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 23 episodes)
- Winner Announced (2012) ... (performer: "Take Me to the Pilot")
- American Idol 2004 Finale (2004) ... (performer: "The Impossible Dream", "Guest Judge Medley", "Dreams", "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)", "I Believe")
- Fantasia Barrino vs. Diana DeGarmo (2004) ... (performer: "All My Life", "Summertime", "I Believe")
- 3 Sing (2004) ... (performer: "Chain of Fools", "A Fool in Love", "The Greatest Love of All")
- The Final Three (2004) ... (performer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
 2010 WrestleMania XXVI (TV Special) (performer: "America The Beautiful")
 2007 The 61st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "I'm Here" - as Fantasia)
 2006 Happy Feet (performer: "I Wish")
 2006 Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story (TV Movie) (performer: "Almighty God", "Summertime", "Chain of Fools", "Pass Me Not", "God Bless The Child")
 2005 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Star Is Torn (2005) ... (performer: "Hush, Little Baby" - uncredited)
 2004 Kelly, Ruben & Fantasia: Home for Christmas (TV Special) (performer: "Every Time Christmas Comes Around", "Don't Save It All for Christmas", "Jesus What a Wonderful Child", "Joy to the World")
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Other Works:

She won two Billboard Music Awards Top selling single of the year: "I Believe," Fantasia" Top selling R&B/Hip-Hop single of the year: "I Believe," Fantasia The 2004 Billboard Music Awards were held on December 8, 2004 at the MGM Garden Grand Arena in Las Vegas, NV. (The event was broadcast live on FOX TV Network) See more »

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2 Articles | 18 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Fantasia

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

He's still my father at the end of the day. See more »

Trivia:

Dropped out of high school after a sexual assault that left her feeling embarrassed and harassed. See more »

Trademark:

Normally performs barefoot. See more »

Nickname:

Bobo See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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