Faith Evans Net Worth In 2019


Faith Evans Net Worth: Hip-hop’s greatest singer-songwriter and a Grammy Award winner, Faith Evans has an estimated net worth of $9 million. She is one of the most gifted talents in the R&B’s genre, and is also famous for her marriage with the late rapper ‘The Notorious B.I.G.’

Her autobiographical book ‘Keep the Faith: A Memoir‘ is on ‘The New York Times’ bestseller list.

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Faith Evans Net Worth: $9 Million.

  • Real Name: Faith Evans
  • Date of Birth: 10 June 1973
  • Age, How Old: 46 Years Old
  • Nationality: American
  • Place of Birth: Lakeland, Florida, United States
  • How Tall, Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Profession(s): Singer-Songwriter, Record Producer
  • Partner: Stevie J (m. 2018), Todd Russaw (m. 1998–2011), The Notorious B.I.G. (m. 1994–1997)
  • Years Active: Present Since — 1993.

How Much Is Faith Evans Net Worth?

Faith Evans has aggregated her $9 million net worth from record sales of her albums/singles, concert tours, digital downloads, streaming, music licensing, movie & TV appearances, investing, etc.

Evans yearly income salary is close to a million, we cannot give an estimated answer because it fluctuates from year to year depending upon her multiple projects.

An artist makes money from selling music collections, and so is it same for Evans, she makes money from selling her gold and platinum-certified collections.

She has 2 platinum, 2 gold album collections, and a couple of singles with gold and platinum as well. Furthermore, her earnings with residual income keeps her net worth growing steadily.

Her tunes have been authorized for licensing in many movies and other media platforms, she also gains a huge sum from streaming services like; Spotify, Pandora, and YouTube.

Evans acquires good compensations from showing up on numerous television shows. She has additionally produced a few TV programs, and benefits from any creative projects that originate from these shows.

One of her few movies is “The Fighting Temptations“, she played the character of ‘Maryann Hill’ for which she got compensated.

A couple of years back Faith Evans net worth was $3 million and now she has acquired more than double of that, which is a huge achievement for an artist.

Evans has current undertakings and tasks with ongoing endeavors, by the mid of 2020, her expected net worth will surely rise.


Who Is Faith Evans?

Faith Renée Evans is one of R&B’s untouched great singer & songwriter, she ended up known after Sean Combs marked her a contract with his label ‘Bad Boy Records’ in 1994.

The R&B vocalist and an author, Faith Evans has witnessed numerous brutal violations in the rap industry and the mystery killing of her husband The Notorious B.I.G.

So as to pay tribute to her better half and rapper ‘The Notorious B.I.G,’ she performed for the song, ‘I’ll Be Missing You‘. The tune became popular and was considered a bestseller of all time.

Faith Evans – I’ll Be Missing You

Evans has made incredible progress in her field and has additionally contributed to working in movies and minor jobs in TV as well.


Early Life & Career.

In 1991, Evans graduating from high school and soon attended the Fordham University in New York City. She soon dropped out of university to take care of her daughter, Chyna, that she had with music producer Kiyamma Griffin.

Due to her unfruitful relationship with Griffin, she moved from LA and returned back to Newark as a single mom. She later took up for regular session works singing demo tapes as a background vocalist for other R&B artists.

Her $2,000 per week job proved fruitful to her when she was discovered by Bad Boy Records owner  Sean “Puffy” Combs in 1993.

In 1994, she co-composed verses for well-known artists like Usher and Mary J Blige, through Combs she became the first female singer to sign Bad Boy Records.

In the late spring of 1994, Christopher Wallace, otherwise known as ‘The Notorious B.I.G,’ married Evans inside an insignificant eight days of knowing one another.

After their wedding ceremony function which was celebrated on 4th of August, the couple headed to their own ways, they hardly saw each other.

The marriage didn’t get off to a perfect beginning for the 21-year-old Evans, she was tucked away in a Brooklyn studio taking a shot at her first album collection.

It later happened that the couple could not keep their devotion towards marriage.

Evans soon discharged her first solo album collection, she composed and co-composed each melody on the collection called ‘Faith‘ which released on 29th August 1995.

The album delivered two gold-certified singles “You Used to Love Me” and “Soon as I Get Home”, out of four songs. The RIAA’s additionally certified the album platinum for selling more than one million copies in the US alone.

Bad Boy Records soon became home for both Evans and The Notorious BIG.

In 1995, Evans was welcomed by ‘Death Row Records’ to co-produce a song with the famous rapper Tupac Shakur. This entangled the situation and revolted towards an ugly feud with Bad Boy Records.

She even recalled that Wallace had always professed to be best friends with Shakur, but didn’t appreciate the fact that Shakur believed her husband was trying an attempt to kill him in November 1994.

In that situation, Evans was unaware that Tupac was signed for Death Row, but she knew that there had been a strain between the two labels.

Faith Evans opens up about The Notorious B.I.G.’s death

Good friends turned into rivals, Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G eventually lost their lives. B.I.G was shot dead in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997, just after six months of Tupac’s murder, the murder mystery hasn’t been solved yet for both the rappers.

Evans has a child with Wallace named CJ, but before the killing of her husband both had moved on to new relationships.

She was likewise in Los Angeles the evening of Wallace’s homicide and attended the Cedars-Sinal Medical Center after the shooting. Evans later produce a tribute to her husband, “I’ll Be Missing You,” with the help of Combs.

The song which released on May 27, 1997 trended No. 1 on the US Billboard chart, as well as won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance. This song remained memorable for Evans.

In September 1998, Evans released her subsequent album collection, ‘Keep the Faith‘, the next year, it was guaranteed platinum and won a Grammy nomination for Best Female R&B Performance.

After separating from Wallace, Evans wedded a record organizations official Todd Russaw, in the mid of the year 1998. The couple welcomed two sons Joshua (b. 1998) and Ryder (b. 2007).

Due to reconciliation differences, the marriage ended in a divorce in 2011.

Evans discharged her third album, Faithfully, on November 6, 2001, with the help of her ex-husband executive producer Russaw. The collection was affirmed gold by the RIAA the next year.

In 2003, Evans left Bad Boy records for showing up in films like ‘The Fighting Temptations.’ where she played a single mother alongside stars like Cuba Gooding Jr. and Beyoncé Knowles. She sang a cover of Donna Summer’s soundtrack “Heaven Knows”.

On April 5, 2005, Evans signed with Capitol Records for releasing her album, The First Lady,’ this was her fourth album recorded after quite a while.

At the end of the year, she was in the process for a merger with Virgin Records, but before that she discharged a festive album, ‘A Faithful Christmas‘, with Capitol.

After delivering her Christmas collection, she returned back in 2010 after a prolonged 5-years break with her own record label, Prolific Music Group.

In October 2010, the label released her own album ‘Something About Faith,’ which included big-shot artists like Snoop Dogg, and Keyshia Cole, the fifth studio album appeared at No. 15 on the Billboard 200 chart.

In 2012, she turned into a cast member for the unscripted reality television show ‘R&B Divas: Atlanta,’ the show was co-produced and executed by Evans herself.

In November 2014, her 6th independent collection, Incomparable, was discharged alongside featured artists like Missy Elliott and Sharaya J.

In May 2017, Evans discharged an album ‘The King & I‘, which included the unheard verses from her late husband The Notorious B.I.G. Evans blended vocals with stanzas from Wallace, and also included the rapper’s mother Voletta.

A big surprise came to many when Evans also featured Lil Kim for the song “Lovin’ You for Life”. 

B.I.G was famously known for cheating on Evans with Lil Kim, but Evans felt it was significant to incorporate Lil Kim for the album. She said — “I know Biggie would be really proud of it.”

Moving forward with her life, Evans became romantically involved with Steven Aaron Jordan, better known as Stevie J, she knew him since the 1990s when they both worked together for the Bad Boy label.

She is now married to the record producer and discharged a song together, “A Minute,”  in 2018.


Personal Life.

At the age of three, Faith Evans sang openly in the church choir and felt the calling of her being a singer from the very beginning. She was born to mother Helene Evans and father Richard Swain on June 10, 1973, in Lakeland, Florida.

Evans wasn’t living in Newark since her birth, her father has already left her youthful mother before even Faith was born. She has never met her father since then.

Evans mother was under great responsibility to make a living back then, she offered Evans to be taken care by her older cousins, Mae and Bob Kennedy.

They fostered Evans in their house in the Weequahic area of Newark. Even though Evans father was white, she refers to herself as black as she was raised under blacks.

She regularly alluded her mother’s cousins ‘The Kennedys’ to be her grandparents, the Kennedys did their best to protect Evans from a portion of the harsher substances of life in 1970s Newark.

As a 14-year-old, Evans sang for a gospel gathering called the “The Spiritual Uplifters” which used to perform in many major cities.

She was by then exposed to many record collection and got her first brush within the world of hip hop when she landed a minor role in the 1989’s single “You Must Learn,’. Since then Evan’s had excelled her future projects.

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