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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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 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")
 2011 RuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- RuPaul's Hair Extravaganza (2011) ... (performer: "Even Angels")
 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 Day", "Jesus Oh What a Wonderful Child", "Joy to the World")
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Recognized by The 10th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards held September 7, 2005 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California. She was nominated in 4 categories. Best R&B/Soul Single, Solo "Truth Is," Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist "Truth Is," Best R&B/Soul Album, Solo "Free Yourself" R&B/Soul or Rap Song of the ... See more »

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That's where I come from, that show opened a big door for me. I do feel that I have, music-wise and acting-wise, moved on, and I'm happy to just sit back now and give the new winners their props. I watch it all the time! - On her success on American Idol (2002). See more »


Was physically, verbally, and emotionally abused by ex-boyfriend Brandel Shouse, who is also the father of her daughter Zion Quari Barrino. See more »


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