Faith Evans is an American singer born in Lakeland, Florida. She started her career as a backing vocalist. With time, she started on her own. Faith Evan was also known as the wife of the late Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.”. In this post, we will discuss Faith Evans’s Biography, Age, Career, Husband, Net Worth and other related issues. Keep reading.
Faith Evans Biography
Evans was born on 10 June 1973 in Lakeland, Florida to an African American mum Helena Evans (professional singer) and father Richard Swain (musician). Her parents divorced before she was born. Faith Evans was left with Johnnie Mae and her husband Orvelt Kennedy who raised her until the mum returned later for her.
Faith started singing at the age of two at church. Whiles at the University High School in Newark with several jazz bands and took part in many contests and festivals. She graduated from high school in 1991 and attended Fordham University in New York City. Faith relocated to Los Angeles where she worked as a backup vocalist for AI B. Surel. She was noticed by Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs and signed as the first female artist to his “Bad Boy Entertainment record label in 1994.
Whiles with Bad Boy Records, Evans was still contributing as backing vocals and writing skills to popular artists like Mary J and Usher. The same year in 1994, she started working on her debut studio album “Faith”. Finally, her album was released on 29 August 1995 and a record 1.5 million copies were sold. In the list below, check out some of her albums and songs released.
Faith Evans Songs and Albums
- No other love
- Come Over
- Don’t be afraid
- Take your time
- He Is
- Worth It
- Your Lover
- Baby Lay
- Faith (1995)
- Keep the Faith (1998)
- Faithfully (2001)
- The First Lady (2005)
- A Faithful Christmas (2005)
- Something About Faith (2010)
- Incomparable (2014)
- The King and I (2017)
Is Faith Evans Married Now?
On 4 August 1994, Faith Evans and late rapper Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace married. They had a song by name of Christopher George Latore Wallace Jr. They later divorced and in March 1997, her ex-husband was killed in an unsolved drive-by shooting in Los Angeles.
Faith began dating Todd Russaw who was a record company executive. They married in 1998. In 2004, the couple was arrested and charged with marijuana and cocaine possession. Evans was arrested later in August 2010 for misdemeanour intoxicated driving. The couple divorced in 2011.
Evans again married Stevie J, a producer in 2018. However, they separated in 2021.
Faith Evans Net Worth
Apart from singing, Faith Evans has also starred in several films and television shows. Her estimated net worth is about $9 million.
Full Name: Faith Renee Evans
Age: 49 years in 2022
Birth Date: 10 June 1973
Place of Birth: Lakeland, Florida
Children: 4 (C. J. Wallace, Chyna Tahjere Griffin, Ryder Evan Russaw, Joshua Russaw)
Height: 1.68 m ( 5 feet and 6 inches.
Marital Status: Currently single
Spouses: Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace (1994-1997), Todd Russaw (1998-2011), Stevie J. ( 2018-2021)
Net Worth: $9