36 years old (Born on June 30, 1984)
American, Singer; She is famous from American Idol winner.3rd Season American Idol Winner of 2004. Her first single from her first album, Truth Is, released February 2005. Just two months after its release, her debut album, Free Yourself, sold over one million copies and went platinum. Her cousins are R&B singers K-Ci (Cedric Hailey) and JoJo (Joel Hailey) who formed the singing group Jodeci along with the DeGrate brothers in 1990. 10 April 2007: Made her Broadway debut with the lead role of Celie in 'The Color Purple'.
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Fun Facts About Fantasia Barrino
On May 28, 2005 she made Billboard chart history when she became the first female artist to place three songs in the top five of the Adult R&B Chart and then the very next week she became the first artist to have two of the top three songs on that chart with "Truth Is" at #2 and "Free Yourself" at #3.
1 December 2005: Made her Broadway debut with the lead role of Celie in `The Color Purple`.
Fantasia's Number One hit song, I Believe, was co-written by another American Idol contestant, Tamyra Gray from Season 1, who also contributed background vocals to I Believe.
Was physically, verbally, and emotionally abused by ex-boyfriend Brandel Shouse, who is also the father of her daughter Zion Quari Barrino.
Her signature version of, Summertime, entered the Billboard Hot 100 at Number One, the first female artist to do so with her first record.
Daughter, Zion Quari Barrino, born on August 8, 2001
Released autobiography and best selling book, Life Is Not A Fairy Tale, in 2005.
Dropped out of high school after a sexual assault that left her feeling embarrassed and harassed.