Faith Evans
Faith Evans
Real Name/Full Name Faith Renee Jordan
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Faith Evans
Birth Place: Lakeland, Florida
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 10 June 1973
Age/How Old: 51 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 167.6 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 56 Kg
In Pounds – 123 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Constantly dyed colors
Parents Name: Father –Richard Swain
Mother –Helene Evans
Siblings: Hope, Missy & Morgan
School: N/A
College: Fordham University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Steve J
Kids/Children Name: Homes Evans
Profession: Singer, Songwriter,  Record Producer
Net Worth: $4 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Born on June 10, 1973, is Faith Evans who is today’s highly-ranked American actress. Her rise to fame has not been the easiest despite being raised in a family of musicians. From struggling with overweight and the daily life struggles, nothing would stop her from achieving her dreams.

How was her early life?  Is she married or not? Join me as we shine the light to the most profound details about this most talented singer and actress.

Well, how well do you know about Faith Evans? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Faith Evans’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Faith Evans to date.

Biography and Early Life

Faith was born at Lakeland, Florida in the U.S.A. Her mother, Helene Evans, was an African American professional musician. Moving to her father, he was an English musician who was said to have an Italian descent.

Faith was not fortunate to have her parents raise her. She grew up under her aunt Orvelt Kennedy and her uncle Johnnie Mae, care alongside other 100 kids. She grew up knowing her foster parents as her grandparents.

After a few years, her mother returned and claimed back the custody of her daughter. However, it wasn’t easy for Evans to quickly fold away the bond she had created with her foster parents and the other kids in their custody. Consequently, her mother Helen had to relocate to a closer home to give a little Faith easy transitioning.

Being raised in a Christian home, Evans would often sing in the church at only two years. At this time of her church presentation, the Baptist church in Newark caught the public attention. This one presentation was her source of breakthrough, which led to some jazz bands contracts. Luckily she had her mother around who would her navigate through the tides of the music industry.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Faith Evans in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Faith Evans’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024 having been born on 10 June 1973. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 167.6 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 123 lbs in Pound and 56kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark brown and hair color is Constantly dyed colors.


Faith is not only a beauty, but she also got brains. Looking at her academic life, it explains it all. While in high school, she was an icon during music festivals, festivals, pageants, and a top student. She graduated from her high school education in 1991 and later joined the Fordham University.  Ironically, she pursued a bachelor in marketing. However, she left the university only a year later to concentrate more on music productions.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Faith Evans With husband Steve J
Faith Evans With husband Steve J

Evans is a window to the past respected American rapper, Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G” Wallace, and a divorcee to Todd Russaw.

From her first marriage with Christopher, Faith is a mother to a handsome son, Christopher Wallace Jr.  After her first divorce in the year 1997; Faith was in a relationship with Todd Russaw. The lovely couple later said their promises of commitment towards each other in the summer of 1998.

No sooner had Christopher; her first husband had died after a drive-away shooting in Los Angeles than Evans publicly announced her pregnancy with Russaw.  She went ahead and released a tribute song titled ‘I’ll Be Missing You’ to her former lover. On the exact date of her 25th birthday, she got her second-born son Ryder Evan Russaw.

Despite having the most admired relationship on the public domain, Evans and Russaw announced that they were getting divorced in May 2011 but kept the reasons for their separations hidden.

Maybe because of her early upbringing in a children’s home Evans has a philanthropic heart. In 2014, she was participating in raising money to support music education in most public schools.

Is Faith Evans Lesbian?

Considering her Christian upbringing, her stronghold to the Christian virtues, and her two marriages, it would be fair to conclude that Faith James’s sexual orientation is straight. Her first marriage was with Christopher “The Notorious B.IG” Wallace, who was an American Rapper. The duo said their vows in a colorful secretive ceremony on August 4, 1994. After her first marriage, she rumors about her dating Todd Russaw which was later evident after she became pregnant for Russaw.

Professional Career

Faith is known for her music career, writing and acting. She started singing at an early age of two years and later did her home church’s leading performance.  In 1993, she relocated to Los Angles where she joined the Bad Boy entertainment band a year later.

She released her first album in 1995, ranked position two on the R & B/Hip-hop album chart. Her most loved album is her tribute to her first husband named, “I’ll be missing you” which remained position one on the Hot 100 Chart billboard for up to 11 weeks.

On her acting career, it all started while she was a teenager. Her first most exceptional film appearance was when she co-starred with Ja rules in the “Turn It Up” film.  Later in 2003, she filmed “The Fighting Temptation’s” which was being starred by Beyoncé and Cuba Gooding Jr. By the year 2012, she became one of the best executive producers

Lastly, it is her writing skill. On August 29, 2008, she released her autobiographic book, which mainly discusses her controversial relationship with Notorious B.I.G, her first husband.  In 2009, this book was well-recognized as the best African American literary biography.


Her acting skills, melodious voice, and top-notch songwriting skills alongside her professional work ethics have seen this talented p personality receive numerous awards and nominations. Among them are seven nominations in the Grammy Awards. In 1998, she was well-ranked as the Best Rap performance through her song “I’ll be missing you.”

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Faith Evans in 2024

Faith Evans Net Worth
Faith Evans Net Worth

With some of her songs receiving gold and platinum certifications, undoubtedly, she must have amassed a life fortune. She has a net worth of $4 million as of 2024. A more significant percentage of her net worth is from her music career, followed by her acting skills. Yet, her frequent appearance in television shows such as her appearance in ‘Turn it up’ was noted to have greatly boosted her income in 2003.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She is a mother of four
  • She grew up under the care of her uncle and aunt alongside 100 other children
  • After  the death of her first husband, she was announced pregnant for Todd
  • her favorite gospel singer is Karen Clark Sheard

Against all odds that foster parent partially raised, nothing could stop this fir resolved soul from achieving her dreams.  Faith Evans began singing at the tender age of two, and of today she is a musician, actress, and writer.


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