Trina Braxton (full name Trina Evette Braxton) is an American singer, television personality and actress. She is younger sister of famous R&B singer Tony Braxton. Together with her sister Tony and their other siblings, Trina formed R&B group The Braxtons in 1989.
Braxton was born in Severn, Maryland, USA on December 3, 1974. She was raised in very strict, religious family. Her father Michael Conrad Braxton was a Methodist priest and a company worker and her mother Evelyn Jackson was opera singer and a pastor.
Trina has five siblings, a brother Michael and four sister Toni, Towanda, Traci, and Tamar.
Trina Braxton Education and Career
There is no information available on Braxton’s bio regarding her early life and education.
Her first singing experience was in the church choir when she was a young child. Trina’s singing career began when she formed the band with her siblings Toni, Towanda, Tamar and Traci in 1989 and signed their first record deal with Arista Records. The group’s first single was called “Good Life”. Some of the group’s most popular hits were: “So Many Ways”, “Only Love”, “The Boss”, and “Slow Flow”.
In 1997 Trina Braxton started her solo career. In 2015, however. In 2011 she reunited with her sisters to start the television reality show, Braxton Family Values, on WE TV. The first season of the show was the #1 rated reality show on WE TV, and the TV network ordered a 13-episode second season of the show after that.
In 2015 Braxton sisters came together again with a new album called Braxton Family Christmas which was ranked number 4 album on US Heat seekers Albums list in December 2015.
Since 2012 Braxton has had signed contract with Soltri Entertainment. She’s also had a couple of movie roles so far. Today, Trina Braxton is the co-owner of the recording studio “The Bass Mint”, located in Atlanta. She has her own hair collection line and has a bar company as well, called Bar-Chix.
Braxton’s Net Worth and Income
Trina Braxton net worth 2017 is estimated to be round $1 – $1.5 million. Apart from her profession in entertainment industry, Trina has launched a line of hair and bar company as well.
Partner and Family
Braxton has one marriage behind and she is currently in a relationship with her boyfriend named Jacent. She was married to Gabe Solis, a software developer from Texas, born to Mexican parents. Trina and her former husband met in Atlanta at a bar and started dating soon after that. After a year of being in a relationship, Trina and Solis got married in August 2003.
After the wedding they lived happily a couple of Years before rumors started on Gabe cheating on her. In 2012 photos of Gabe Solis with some woman leaked in the media and Trina announced that she is divorcing him. Divorce, however, didn’t happened. That was just the first affair of many more to come. Between 2012 and 2015 she was announcing divorce several times. She finally filed for divorce in 2015 and the couple separated.
Trina and Gabe Solis have two children together, but their identity hasn’t been revealed in media and there is no information on her kids in Trina’s bio on wiki or IMDb. Braxton is very active on her Instagram account, but she doesn’t post her private family pictures.
Just a few months after Trina’s divorce from Solis, she introduced her new boyfriend Jacent to her sisters. All of this happened on television, in the episode of their reality show “Braxton Family Values”. Exclusively, in the particular episode, Trina brings her new boyfriend to a restaurant for a family meeting with her sisters. Sisters were delighted to learn that Trina was dating a black guy and wished them all the luck in their relationship.
Trina Braxton was born on December 3, 1974, which makes her 42 years old at present.
Trina Braxton Height and Weight
Braxton has a beautiful feminine figure of 5 feet 8 inch height and she weighs 59 kg. She has lovely dark brown hair and brown eyes.
Is Trina Braxton a Lesbian?
Trina doesn’t seem to be a lesbian. She is straight by her sexual orientation. Braxton was married once and currently dating her new boyfriend.
Ethnicity and Nationality
Trina Evette Braxton is of African descent and she has American nationality, since she was born in the United States.
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Born:,December 3rd 1974.
Profession:,singer / television personality / actress
Net Worth:,$1 – $1.5 million
Height:,5 feet 8 inch
Married to:,2003-2015 Gabe Solis
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