Roxanne Shante born as Lolita Shanté Gooden is an American hip hop rapper and musician, who once disappeared from the entertainment industry for a few years but, again reappeared after a long gap, is on the halfway to become a millionaire.
Although having an on-off career, Roxanne's appearance has always put a smile on her fans faces. Due to this very reason, Roxanne is earning as much as other rappers. Today in this section we will be discussing details regarding her net worth, salary, career, achievement, and so on. So scroll down to know it all.
Roxanne Shante Net Worth
The 48 years' old American rapper Roxanne Shante's net worth is around $500 thousand; halfway to become a millionaire. All of the wealth, she has accumulated comes from her career in the entertainment industry.
Roxanne Shante has not had many encounters with the money earning chances in her days due to her abusive relationship and a young son to cater to. The lady rapping superstar faded by time but, thank's to the Netflix, Roxanne's life will be portrayed in the new movie, Roxanne Roxanne.
Roxanne Shante Career
Started to rap since the age of nine, Roxanne Shante's professional life only began at the age of 14 after she met Tyrone Williams, DJ Mr. Magic, and record producer Marley Mart. It is also known to most of us that, before starting a career, she changed her name from Lolita to Roxanne.
On the same year of her debut, she got her breakthrough with her song, Roxanne's Revenge. Even though she was just 14, she was a fan favorite after her first album. After that, her song frequently came into the market as per her fans demand. Some of her famous songs are Runaway, Pay Back, Go On, Girl, Sharp as a Knife, and Queen Pin.
YouTube: Roxanne Shante's Roxanne's Revenge
At the age of 25, in the year 1996, Roxanne took retirement from the recording industry. After that, she was seen to make occasional guest appearances and sometimes give live performances. Besides that, she also was known as a mentor for new commerce hip-hop artists.
Her reason for fading was her abusive relationship and her too early pregnancy. Since she was in such an abusive relationship and had a young child to cater to, she couldn't shine like rappers such as Nicki Minaj and Cardi B.
Ten Facts about Roxanne Shante
|1. Roxanne Shante birth name is Lolita Shanté Gooden.|
|2. Roxanne Shante was born on November 9, 1969, in Queens, NY.|
|3. Roxanne Shante changes her name from Lolita to Roxanne at the age of 14.|
|4. Roxanne Shante started rapping since the age of nine.|
|5. Roxanne Shante began to her professional career in 1984 until 1996 and restarted it in 2008 and still going on.|
|6. Roxanne Shante birth sign is Scorpio.|
|7. Roxanne Shante is graduated from Marymount Manhattan College.|
|8. Roxanne Shante is the mother of four children: Chris, Tajze, Kareem, and Randy.|
|9. Roxanne Shante gave tips on rap battling in Ms. Rap Supreme on the VH1 reality series.|
|10. Roxanne Shante was in an abusive relationship and had a young child to cater to due to which she disappeared from the musical industry.|