|Real Name/Full Name||MYA Marie Harrison|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||MYA|
|Birth Place:||Washington D.C., USA|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||10 October 1979|
|Age/How Old:||41 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 164 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 3″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –Sherman
|School:||Eleanor Roosevelt High School|
|College:||University of Maryland|
|Profession:||Actress, Songwriter, Singer, Producer|
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Last Updated:||September 2021|
MYA is a highly celebrated American singer, dancer, producer, and actress. Her single ‘It’s All About Me’ attracted the global attention of many, and she obtained a significant amount of popularity. Her songs have been a hit, and she has made millions of sales. Besides, throughout her career, she has been working under Interscope. Her outstanding works have earned her a celebrity lifestyle and made her among the wealthiest singers in America. Also, she is happily single and has no child of her own.
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Biography and Early Life
MYA was born on 10th October 1979 in Washington D.C., United States of America. Her father, Sherman, was a celebrated singer and a musician, while her mother, Theresa, worked as an accountant. The celebrity spent her early life in Maryland. She has two brothers, Chaz and Nijel.
Influenced by her father, the singer develop an interest at a young age and often copied the musical style of Michael Jackson. She used to use a spoon in place of a microphone and entertain an imaginary crowd. She also started ballet lessons at age two, and by age four, she was good at jazz and tap. As she grew older, her musical passion diminished by age ten, and she only got back to music at age 12.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Mýa in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Mýa’s age is 41 years old as of today’s date 20th September 2021 having been born on 10 October 1979. Though, she is 5′ 3″ in feet and inches and 164 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 119lbs in Pound and 54kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Black.
During her elementary learning, she started learning violin and could engage in dancing after school work. Besides, she got an opportunity to study with one of the best American’s top dancers, Savion Glover. Savion got her a dancing spot at Kennedy Center when she was aged 12. She obtained some fame in the dance that motivated her to pursue her musical career. When she was age 15, she began vocal training classes and created her demo tape.
She studied at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, located in Greenbelt, Maryland. At age 16, she was able to complete her high school studies. After high school graduation, the celebrity joined the University of Maryland, located in College Park. At the university, she engaged in a few classes in the recording studio.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
The celebrity is a staunch vegan and even promotes vegan lifestyle campaigns such as PETA. In 2005, she founded The MYA Arts & Tech Foundation. The foundation is none profit and helps disadvantaged youths develop through technology and arts organizations.
She is leading a happily single life and has no child of hers won. Besides, she prefers most of her personal life to be secretive, including her love life.
Is MYA Lesbian?
No. She is straight. Despite being single, there has been no controversial information concerning her sexual orientation. Thus, MYA is not lesbian, and neither is she gay.
MYA began her professional career with Interscope. In two years, she focused on recording and completing her first debut studio album. Some of the hit songs from the album include Darryl Pearson, Diane Warren, Missy Elliott, Silkk Tha Shocker, and Babyface. The album gave her much popularity and obtained a significant number of following.
Later, she released her first single, It’s All About Me, in 1998. The song was such a hit that it ranked position two in R & R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart, position six on Billboard Hot 100, and 29 on Billboard 200. The album got platinum certification and made sales of over 1.4 million copies within the United States only.
The next single she released was Movin’ On, which was presented with a famous singer, Silkk The Shocker. The song ranked position four on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Charts and position 34 on Hot 100.
In 1975, she released the song Lady Marmalade. The song was a collaboration works with Pink, Lil’ Kim, and Christina Aguilera. The song obtained worldwide recognition and was featured as the best song in Billboard Hot 100 for five weeks in the United States.
She also featured in the worldwide number-one hit song, Ghetto Supastar. The song made her attained global recognition, and she was nominated for Grammy Awards for Best Rap Performance. The singer has helped in the production of the hit song Bulworth.
MYA was not yet sure about her acting skills and started as an experiment in the film Fear of Flying. Her acting skills turned out to be admirable, and she obtained much fame that gave her more confidence to engage in acting.
In 1999, she was featured in a thriller crime film, In Too Deep. She performed a supporting role in the movie Chicago in 2002. The musical was a hit and won the Academy Award-winning musical film.
- Her first debut album was gold certified.
- The song Lady Marmalade was the Best Pop Collaboration in 2002 and won the Grammy Award
- She was nominated for Grammy Awards for Best Rap Performance
- The song Lady Marmalade was nominated six times by MTV and won two of the awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of MYA in 2021
As of 2021, Her net worth is $5 million. The celebrity has diversified her streams of income to include singing, dancing, acting, and producer. She has been a loyal musician who has worked with Interscope Records throughout her career.
Having made an excellent name for herself, she earned lucrative endorsement and advertisement deals from popular brands such as Coca-Cola, Iceberg, Gap, Motorola, and Tommy Hilfiger.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
In one of her interviews, she states that people have been pressurizing her to date or get married to a celebrity for the sake of her career. However, this was her response ‘No, thank you. That’s not my flow. I don’t like it. I understand it from that perspective… I am single. Focused. Celibate’
The singer has optimized her talents to make her famous and wealthy. She has won several awards. Also, she has shown no interest in dating or getting married. Thus, she has no child of her own.