Ashanti, as she’s known in the music world, is one of the celebrated American singers of her generation. Since joining the entertainment industry in 2002, the multi-talented American singer has released lots of hit singles including "Foolish" and "Rock wit U (Awww Baby)". After gaining some fame, she dropped her self-titled first album in 2002.
Ashanti showed glimpses of her singing talents at the age of three when she started performing in a gospel choir. She worked under the Murder Inc. record label during the early stages of her career. As an actress, she has been featured in lots of movie productions including “Army Wives”.
Her official name is Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas, and she was named after Ghana’s Ashanti Empire. Her mum, Tina Douglas, was a dance teacher, whiles her dad, Ken-Kaide Thomas Douglas, performed as a singer. She dated American rapper, Nelly, between 2003 and 2014.
Throughout her career, she has received lots of awards including ‘American Music Awards’, ‘Grammy Awards’, and ‘Billboard Music Awards’.
Ashanti is a famous American singer, who was born on October 13, 1980. As a person born on this date, Ashanti is listed in our database as the 8th most popular celebrity for the day (October 13) and the 53rd most popular for the year (1980).
People born on October 13 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Ashanti is the 296th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Ashanti's birthday, Ashanti is the 2351st most famous American and ranks 1st in famous people born in Glen Cove, New York, U.S.
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