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- What does Traci do for a living?
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Who is Traci Braxton?
Traci Renee Braxton was a well-known American singer, reality television personality, and radio personality. In October 2014, she released her solo debut album Crash & Burn, preceded by the single “Last Call”. The single peaked at number 16 on the US R&B Adult chart.
The album “Crash & Burn” debuted at No. 108 on the Billboard Hot 200 chart with sales of 4,000 in its first week. It then reached No. 11 on the relaunched Billboard R&B Albums chart and at No. 1 on the Heatseekers Albums chart. She released the single “Broken Things” in April 2018, featuring her sisters Toni, Towanda, and Trina. She then released the song “Lifeline” in August 2018, as the official lead single from her second album, On Earth which was later released that month. Traci was also a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.
Braxton reunited with her sisters in 2011 for the WE tv reality show Braxton Family. The first season was the No. 1 rated reality show on WE tv. Braxton got her own radio show called The Traci Braxton Show in 2013, on the BLIS.F.M. radio. In addition to her singing career, she has acted in films such as Sinners Wanted (2018), All In (2019), and The Christmas Lottery (2020).
How Old is Traci Braxton?
She was 50 years old until her death on March 12, 2022. She was born on April 2, 1971, in Severn, Maryland, U.S. Braxton shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Daniel Seavey, BadBoyHalo, Quavo Marshall, Caleb Burton, Bethany Gaskin, and many more.
Traci Braxton Family
Who are Traci Braxton’s Parents?
She was born to Michael Conrad Braxton Sr (Father) was a Methodist clergyman, and power company worker. And Evelyn Jackson (Mother) a native of South Carolina was a former opera singer, cosmetologist as well as a pastor.
Does Traci Braxton have Siblings?
She has five siblings, an elder brother by the name of Michael Conrad Braxton Jr born on November 17, 1968. And four sisters by the names of Toni Braxton (born on October 7, 1967), Towanda Braxton (born on September 18, 1973), Trina Braxton (born on December 3, 1974), and Tamar Braxton (born on March 17, 1977). Her sisters are all singers.
Traci Braxton Education
She finished her education at the University of Phoenix.
Traci Braxton Marital Status
She was married to the love of her life Kevin Surrat, until Traci’s death in 2022.
Traci Braxton Kids
She has a son with her husband by the name of Kevin Surrat Jr.
Traci Braxton Career
A Career from 1989 to 1991
Traci, Toni, Towanda, Trina, and Tamar Braxton signed their first record deal with Arista Records in 1989. They released their first single “Good Life” in 1990. “Good Life” was not a hit, but it peaked at No. 79 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart. The members’ age differences created a problem with marketing at the time of the single’s release. Afterward, The Braxtons were dropped from Arista Records. During a showcase with Antonio, “L.A. Reid and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds in 1991, Toni Braxton, minus her four sisters were chosen and signed as the label’s first female solo artist of LaFace Records.
A Career from 1992 to 1995
In 1991, after Toni’s departure from the group, the remaining Braxtons members became backup singers for Toni’s first U.S. tour, music videos, and promotional appearances. Tamar, Towanda, Traci, and Trina were featured in the music video for Toni Braxton’s third single “Seven Whole Days” from her debut album. LaFace Records A&R Vice President, Bryant Reid signed The Braxtons to LaFace in 1993.
However, the group never released a single or an album for the record label. When Reid moved to work for Atlantic Records, he convinced executives at LaFace to allow him to take the group to Atlantic also. In 1995, it was reported in Vibe magazine that Traci Braxton had left the group to pursue a career as a youth counselor. However, until 2004, it was confirmed when Towanda Braxton appeared in season 2 of the reality show Starting Over, that Traci was not allowed to sign with Atlantic because of her pregnancy at the time.
A Career from 2011 to 2014
Braxton reunited with her sisters for the We tv reality show, Braxton Family Values in 2011. She made appearances as the backing vocal singer of her sisters in some shows over the years. Traci and her husband Kevin Surratt in 2013, joined the third season of Marriage Boot Camp. Also in 2013, Traci began her solo career after signing with independent media conglomerate Entertainment One under eOne Music and Soul World Entertainment to release an album. On October 7, 2014, she released her solo debut album Cash & Burn. The album’s follow-up single “Perfect Time” was released in 2015.
A Career from 2015 to 2022
Braxton on January 14, 2015, joined the judging panel of Mrs. DC America 2015. The Braxtons released their second album Braxton Family Christmas in October 2015. The album was pre-ordered on October 16, and released on October 30. The album debuted at No. 27 on the US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, No. 10 on the US R&B chart, and No. 12 on the US Top Holiday Albums on November 21, 2015. On December 12, 2015, the album charted at No. 1 on the US Heatseekers Albums. During a Facebook live video on the Braxton Family Values page on May 17, 2016, it was announced that Traci was releasing a new single in 2016. Entitled “Body Shots” from her upcoming second studio album. She then starred in the stageplay There’s a Stranger in My House on May 21, 2017.
And on September 26, 2017, she was featured on the Kokayo rapper title “Moonlight”. Braxton released the single “Broken Things” on April 20, 2018, featuring her sisters Toni, Towanda, and Trina. She then released “Lifeline” on August 3, 2018, as the lead single of her second album. Her second album entitled On Earth was released on August 24, 2018. On December 24, 2021, Traci was featured on the song “Stay with Me” performed by Candiace. In addition to her music career, she starred in films such as Sinners Wanted (2018), All In (On June 13, 2019), and The Christmas Lottery (on December 12, 2020).
Traci Braxton Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stood at a height of 5ft 8inches (1.72m) and had a weight of 59 kg (130lbs)
Traci Braxton Salary and Net Worth
Her salary is not stated anywhere on the internet. But her net worth was estimated to be $1 million.