|Real Name/Full Name||Lolita Shanté Gooden|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Roxanne Shante|
|Birth Place:||Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||9 November 1969|
|Age/How Old:||53 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 163 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 63 Kg
In Pounds – 139 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –N/A
Mother – Nia Long
|Siblings:||Monique Williams and Fastima Goodman|
|College:||Marymount Manhattan College|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Jabbar Ali|
|Kids/Children Name:||Kareem and Tajze Bryan|
|Profession:||Hip hop musician and Rapper|
|Net Worth:||$1 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2023|
Roxanne Shante is a popular rapper and musician from the United States. She was previously a member of Juice Crew. As a solo artist, she has released many albums and singles. Shante took a hiatus from her career in 1996 and made a comeback in 2008. Her life has been dramatized in the film ‘Roxanne Roxanne’.
Well, how well do you know about Roxanne Shanté? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Roxanne Shanté’s net worth in 2023, 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 Roxanne Shanté to date.
Biography and Early Life
The real name of Roxanne Shante is Lolita Shante Gooden. She was born on November 5, 1969, in Queens, New York City. She is the daughter of Nia Long and was raised by her mother along with her sisters. Her sisters are Monique Williams and Fastima Goodman. She had a strained relationship with her mother. Roxanne started rapping when she was only 9. She decided to change her name when she was 14.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Roxanne Shanté in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Roxanne Shanté’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 21st September 2023 having been born on 9 November 1969. Though, she is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 163 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 139 lbs in Pound and 63kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Black.
According to reports, Roxanne Shante went to Marymount Manhattan College in New York. However, it was only for three months and never earned any degree. Her biography also claims that she went to Cornell University and earned a Ph.D. in psychology. Her biography has always been a subject of a suspect.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
In 2017, Roxanne Shante got married to Jabbar Ali. The couple has a son named Tajze Bryan. She delivered a son, Kareem when she was only 15 years old. The rapper must have witnessed a lot of hardships after bearing a child at a very young age. She has always credited Big Daddy Kane and Biz Markie for babysitting her kids.
Is Roxanne Shante Lesbian?
Roxanne Shante is a mother of two. Even though late, she is now successfully married. Her sexual orientation is straight, and she is not a lesbian.
In 1983, Roxanne Shante became a member of the hip hop collective called ‘Juice Crew’. It was founded by DJ Mr. Majic, and it went on to produce many answer records. Juice Crew was active till 1991. In 1985, she teamed up with Sparky D for a record. That same year, she battled for the title of “best freestyle rapper” against Busy Bee Starski. In 1989, she released her debut solo album entitled ‘Bad Sister’. It was a minor success and reached at no 52 on Hip-Hop album charts.
Her second album called ‘The Bitch Is Back’ was released in 1992. She has also released many singles including “Have a Nice Day”, “Go On, Girl”, “Independent Woman”, and “What’s Going On”. Her compilation album became available in 1995. Additionally, she has also made many soundtrack film and TV appearances including ‘Colors’, ‘Lean on Me’, ‘Girls Town’, and ‘Sisters in the Name of Rap’. Her life story was depicted in the 2017 film ‘Roxanne Roxanne’.
Roxanne Shante has not won an award to date. However, she made a comeback, and we can expect her to win an award someday. Shante was considered the True Lady of Hip Hop.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Roxanne Shante in 2023
As of 2023, The approximate net worth of Roxanne Shante is $1 million. Apart from being a rapper, she is also a musician. She has successfully released many albums and singles in her career. She is highly talented, and her single went on to some more than 250,000 copies. Her net worth could be high had she retired from her career temporarily. She was also cheated on incomes and royalties.
For many, Roxanne Shante is a closed chapter. However, after being cheated, she has made a comeback. Despite making her comeback, she has not released an album yet. Roxanne Shante has been a subject of controversy. But she took it positively, and we can expect to see a lot from her in the coming days. She is highly talented and has shaped the career of many.