41 years old (Born on October 13, 1980)
Singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, dancer,; She is famous from R&B singer-songwriter`s eponymous debut album in 2002 featured the hit song Foolish.Her songs "Foolish", "Always On Time", and "What's Luv" made the top 10 all in one week. A native of Long Island, she began singing at the age of 12. Names Mary J. Blige, Ella Fitzgerald and Blue Magic are artists whom inspired her. Named #13 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list. Her aunt lives in Rhode Island.
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Fun Facts About Ashanti
Before she joined Murder Inc. Records, she was signed by Jive Records.
Released new fragrance line, "Precious Jewel" 
Born to a Half African-American, Half Chinese father (Ken-kaide) and an African-American mother (Tina).
Was the first R&B singer to join Murder Inc. Records.
Has worked with Ja Rule, Big Pun and Fat Joe.
Launched her career in 1994 when she was recognized at a talent show.
Wrote all 12 tracks on her self-titled debut album.
Ranked as #81 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
Turned down a track scholarship to Hampton University to pursue her singing career.
Born Half African-American, Half Chinese