Hip-hop and R&B singer Naturi Naughton has managed to turn every head around in relatively short time in the public spotlight. Like many other singers, Naturi took her musical talent to New Hope Baptist church at age five, where she sang with the choir. Though she discovered her flair for singing at a very early age, she entered the musical panorama in 1999, at age fifteen, forming a trio named “3LW” (Three Little Women”). She ventured into solo singing career in 2009. Trying her luck in the acting, she starred in the production of “Hairspray”, portraying Little Inez from 2005 to 2008. She made her feature debut in 2008, playing a minor role in movie titled “Cash Rules”.
An American singer, rapper, songwriter and actress who felt the first verge of life as Naturi Cora Maria Naughton on 20th of May 1984 is currently famed as Naturi Naughton. Born and reared in East Orange, New Jersey, United States, Naturi is a daughter of a part-time paralegal, Brenda and a retired accountant, Ezra Naughton. Educated at the St. Joseph’s Catholic School, Naturi completed her secondary education through the Immaculate Conception High School. While attending high school, she was scouted. She got opportunity to sign national anthem at a range of events in New Jersey. She earned political science degree through the Seton Hall University.
There is good news for her admirers, Naturi Naughton is still on the market. 31 years old Naturi is currently enjoying her single and independent life and working hard to flourish her career. Though she has never walked down the aisle, she has definitely experienced love life. Reportedly she dated an actor, Jamal Woolard and singer, Boog. Reportedly Naturi took help of plastic surgery to enhance her breast; however the news has not been confirmed yet. Kind hearted Naturi has been spotted in a number of charity events, including ‘Skate Donate’ charity event.
Naturi began her musical career along with her two schoolmates Kiely Williams and Adrienne Bailon, forming a band called “3LW” in 1999. The trio released their debut single titled “No More (Baby I’m A Do Right) in 2000. The following year, the followed up single “Playas Gon’ Play” hit the market. Both the singles were quite successful. The trio eventually released their debut self-titled studio album in 2001 and was certified platinum. That year, they toured with other popular singers like Nelly and Destiny’s Child. Until this time, “3LW” displayed a great potential of taking over the musical industry, however things went wrong when their second album “A Girl Can Mack” could not perform as well as their debut. Shortly, Naturi parted herself away from the group. Following the departure from the band, she concentrated on her solo career and education as well. Following her graduation through Seton Hall University, she gave a shot to acting, starring in the Tony winning musical titled “Hairspray”.
She marked her solo career in 2009, recording 5 tracks for musical drama film “Fame”. In September 2009, her first solo single peaked at number thirty-three on the United Kingdom Singles Chart. The single as well entered the top-twenty in Norway, Portugal and Finland. Her EP titled “Fame Presents Naturi Naughton as Denise” hit the market in 2010. Talking about her acting venture, Naturi played Grammy Award-winning rapper Lil’ Kim in biopic “Notorious”. In “Fame”, she portrayed an aspiring singer, Denise. Following the success of the movie, she starred in three additional films in 2010. She played lead, Stacie in comedy film “Lottery Ticket”. She nabbed supporting roles in “Highland Park” and “Four to the Floor”. Since 2010, she has not done any movie, but has made a slew of appearances in the television. She landed supporting role in popular series “Mad Men” before playing lead role, Brenda in series “The Playboy Club”. She portrayed Kendra in “The Client List”. Currently, she is playing lead, Tasha St. Patrick in drama series “Power”. Her net worth is reported to be eight-hundred thousand dollars.
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