About Fantasia Barrino
It has been announced that Fantasia Barrino net worth currently reaches a sum of 4 million dollars. She has accumulated her net worth through being an RnB singer as well as actress. She became famous when in 2004 she participated in the TV show called “American Idol” and actually won the show. After her winning, she got a chance to release her first single called “I Believe”. The single proved to be a huge success. It not only increased Fantasia Barrino net worth, but also landed in the top of the Billboard Hot 100.
After that, she released her debut album which was called “Free Yourself”. The album was also successful. It got to be certified by the RIAA as a Platinum album. In addition, in 2006 Fantasia Barrino even got three Grammy nominations for her debut album. In 2006, she also released her second album which was called “Fantasia”. It included a single called “When I See U”, which became a massive hit and stayed in Billboard Hot 100 for eight weeks in a row. The sales of the album also increased Fantasia Barrino net worth a lot. Talking about its certifications, it was certified as Gold by the RIAA.
In 2008, Fantasia Barrino got three Grammy nominations for this album, as well.
Talking about her as an actress, she appeared in a Broadway play called “The Color Purple”. For this appearance, Fantasia Barrino was awarded with the Theatre World Award in 2007.
In 2010, Fantasia Barrino released her third album which was titled “Back to Me”. The album included a single called “Bittersweet”. The single landed in the Top 10 in the RnB charts. Also, the album increased the overall amount of Fantasia Barrino net worth, as well. In 2012, it was stated that almost 3 million copies of her albums have been sold and more than 1.4 million copies of her singles have been sold in the United States.
In 2013, Fantasia Barrino appeared on the show, which she won, “American Idol”, with her guest appearance and performed a song called “Lose to Win”. The song and the performance were well accepted by the audience and judges of the show, as well.
Fantasia Barrino was born in a musical family in South Carolina. While growing up, she traveled to both Carolinas touring with her family. However, when she was only in high school, she was raped by her classmate and when Fantasia Barrino was only 16 years old, she gave birth to her daughter, Zion Quari Barrino.