Singer, actor, and choreographer Teyana Taylor garnered national attention for her award-winning performance in Kanye West’s “Fade” music video. Also known for her public relationship with NBA basketball player Iman Shumpert, the musician recently received the title of Maxim’s Sexiest Woman Alive, the first Black woman to do so. After welcoming her second child with Shumpert, the two have returned to reality television for E!’s We Got Love Iman & Teyana. What is her net worth in 2021?
Teyana Taylor appeared on an episode of MTV’s ‘My Super Sweet Sixteen’
Born Dec. 10, 1990, in Harlem, New York City, singer-songwriter Teyana Me Shay Jacqueli Taylor was raised by her mother, Nikki, who began managing her career at a young age.
She participated in several talent competitions, leading to a record deal with artist Pharrell Williams’ imprint, Star Trak Entertainment, in 2005 at the age of 15.
Taylor later made her television debut during season 4 episode 8 of MTV’s My Super Sweet Sixteen.
In the 2007 episode, she handed out invitations to her 16th birthday in a rented ice cream truck and memorably showed up with a marching band inside a Barbie box, wearing a custom-made rainbow dress.
What is her net worth in 2021?
In 2010, Taylor made her film debut in Stomp the Yard: Homecoming and appeared on rapper Kanye West’s album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. After starring in Madea’s Big Happy Family (2011) and spending time as an independent artist, she signed to West’s label, GOOD Music, in 2012.
Two years later, Taylor dropped her debut album, VII, which hit number 19 on the Billboard 200 charts. She then featured in West’s video for “Fade,” a noteworthy performance that earned her a 2017 MTV Video Music Award.
In 2018 Taylor released K.T.S.E., followed by The Album (2020), before announcing her temporary retirement from music. Outside of entertainment, the singer-songwriter signed an exclusive sneaker deal with Adidas in 2013. Her designed shoes are reportedly the fastest-selling shoes for Adidas Originals.
Taylor also created a “Fade 2 Fit” 90-day workout program inspired by dance elements from her award-winning video. Additionally, the musician and her husband, basketball player Iman Shumpert, starred in their own VH1 reality series. According to CelebrityNetWorth, she currently has a net worth of $5 million.
Taylor married Iman Shumpert, and they have two children
After meeting in 2014, the couple began dating and welcomed a baby girl together in 2015, Iman “Junie” Shumpert, Jr. They later married in Oct. 2016.
Two years later, they were featured in a reality show Teyana and Iman, centered around their lives balancing their careers and marriage while raising a daughter.
Although it received positive reviews, the series lasted one season. In 2020, the two revealed the pregnancy of their second child in their music video for “Wake Up Love” and welcomed Rue Rose in Sept. of that year.
In May 2021, they announced their return to reality television with E!’s We Got Love Iman & Teyana.