Ashanti (Singer) – Bio, Age, Height, Husband & Family

By | Jan 1, 2018

American singer Ashanti shared her biography from age, height, size, net worth to salary detail. Find out her ethnicity, family, siblings, boyfriend & husband name. Ashanti is a popular American singer, songwriter and actress who rose to prominence in 2002 with her debut album Ashanti and bagged many awards and accolades for it. She was the first female singer to be on the top of U.S. Billboard Hot 100. In 2001, she started her career with Fat Joe’s What’s Love and was also featured in Ja Rule’s Always on Time. Both these songs were huge hits. Ashanti won the Grammy award in 2003. 


Ashanti Personal Details

Full Name: Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas

Birth Date: October 13, 1980

Occupation: Singer 

Education: N/A

Net Worth: $22 Million

Ethnicity: African-American

Religion: Roman Catholic

Boyfriend: Single

Ashanti Body Statistics

Height:  5.1 feet / 1.60 m

Weight: 51 Kg 

Measurements: 33-24-37

Shoe Size:  07

Hair Color: Light Brown

Eye Color: Brown

Ashanti Family Details

Parents:  Ken-Kaide Thomas Douglas and Tina Douglas

Sibling: Kenashia Douglas

She also bagged Billboard Music Awards and American Music awards several times for her excellent contemporary R&B album. Her album sold around 6 million copies all over USA. Ashanti has been the first solo female vocalist whose three songs was on the Billboard Hot 100 list at the same time.

Hot Ashanti in jeans

Not just her songs, she has also been quite famous for acting and has appeared in several films like John Tucker Must Die and Resident Evil: Extinction. As she was a renowned singer, it was easy for her to build a career in acting as she had adequate resources to promote herself.


Born as Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas on 1980 in New York. Both of her parents come from an artistic background. While her mother Tina was a dance teacher, her father Ken-Kaide was a singer. It is known that this brilliant multi-talented singer was named after the Ashanti Empire located in Ghana. Her grandfather is known to have some association with Martin Luther King Junior in the 60’s.


Not much is known about her academic background but her mother realized her singing potential when she heard singing “Reminisce” beautifully when she was just 12. While she was in high school, she started writing songs and also performed at some local shows.

Net Worth:

According to The Richest Ashanti’s net worth is $20 million. She has hugely earned from her previous albums as well as films.


Ashanti is single and not dating anyone currently. She was in a relationship with rapper Nelly whom she met in 2003 at a press conference for Grammy Awards. However, they broke up in December 2012.

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