Roxanne Shanté
Roxanne Shanté
Celebrated Name: Roxanne Shante
Real Name/Full Name: Lolita Shanté Gooden
Gender: Female
Age: 51 years old
Birth Date: 9 November 1969
Birth Place: Queens, New York
Nationality: American
Height: 1.63 m
Weight: 63 kgs
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Not available
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes, (Kareem, Randy, Chris, and Tajze.)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Roxanne Shante Lesbian?: No
Profession: American hip hop musician and rapper.
Salary: Not available
Net Worth in 2021: $1 million
Last Updated: October 2021

Roxanne Shante, being born as Lolita Shanté Gooden, is an American rapper and a hip hop musician. Born and having grown in the Queensbridge Projects of Queens, New York City, Shante received her first attention through the Roxanne Wars. Roxanne was also part of the team that pioneered the Juice Crew. In 2018, she made a release of the film Roxanne Roxanne which is a dramatization of Shante’s life.

Maybe you know about Roxanne Shante very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Roxanne Shanté’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Shante was born as Lolita Shanté Gooden in Queens, New York, in 1969 and lived with her mother and sisters in Queens, New York. At the age of nine, She started rapping and changed her name from Lolita to Roxanne at fourteen.

At the age of 14, she became prominent after her record was played on the radio airways by DJ Mr. Magic.

Reports from Blender in 2008 and more expansively in a New York Daily News account in 2009, revealed that Shante received a bachelor’s degree from Marymount Manhattan College and a master’s and Ph.D. in psychology from Cornell University. Additionally, rumors had it that a quirk in her recording contract obligated Warner Music to pay her college education.

Personal Life

Roxanne is married to a retired Boxer with whom she has three sons and a daughter: Kareem, Randy, Chris, and Tajze.

Despite her happy marriage, Roxanne revealed that when she was 14, she was sexually harassed by James Cross, and she ended 9up giving birth at the age of 15. Out of the physical abuse, she spent in the hospital with broken ribs and was forced to quit the relationship and left her son as well at the age of 2 years.

James was her manager then and was 18 years more than Roxanne. What a devastating occurrence it was!!!

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 9 November 1969, Roxanne Shante is 51 years old as of today’s date 18th October 2021. Her height is 1.63 m tall, and her weight is 63 kg.

Career

Roxanne had her first experience with freestyling raps after watching Nipsey Russell on Television. She was inspired to take practice seriously and forged a firm grasp on rhyming at the age of 8.

Her mother was very supportive and encouraged her talents and signed her up for a rap challenge at the age of 10. It is what opened her up after she challenged all the rappers she was competing against in her category.

At the age of 14, she became prominent after her record was played on the radio airways by DJ Mr. Magic.

Marlon Williams convinced her to do a short rap verse, which served as a reply to an earlier song by UTFO against Marlon Marley’s group because they did not turn up for a concert they were invited to attend.

The single sold over 250000 copies in New York City alone and was No 78 on Billboard Hot 100 songs. They teamed up together with Marlon with three other artists and formed the Juice Crew, which released a handful of hit songs.

Her rap songs had heavy vulgar lyrics and were regarded as one of the best in her days to pioneer Rap of battles and Dissing in the hip-hop music industry.

From the inception of her career to when she was 25 years old, she had recorded a total of 2 albums: Bad sister (1989) and The Bitch is back of 1992.

Recently, she has mentioned that she was a two times breast cancer survivor.

Awards & Achievements

Sadly, there does not exist a record of scholarship and achievements that she has won. However, in case she receives any, we will soon keep you updated.

Net worth & Salary of Roxanne Shante in 2021

Roxanne Shanté Net Worth
Roxanne Shanté Net Worth

As of October 2021, Roxanne is approximated to be worth $1 million. However, she could be worth more if she was not cheated out of her royalties and contract incomes, which came from her tours and shows by her managers during her productive years in the industry. Fortunately, with her current re-emergence in the Tell It All film, which is aired on Netflix, there will undoubtedly be a tremendous rise in her net worth.

Roxanne has had an admirable career life. Looking at how she has grown from the beginning of her career to who she is now is inspiring. Having begun from a young age of eight and become a celeb within a short while is unheard of. Furthermore, the support she received from her mother at that early age was very instrumental for her rising. Seeing her consistent devotion to her career, we predict that she will continue to excel in her worth.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Hearing Roxanne in the early 80s over a staticky radio out in California was the epitome of underground Hip Hop at the time. Just seen the Unsung documentary & The Netflix story today…. Kudos to you Miss Shante… your music will always be a fond memory of mine…

  2. THIS YOUNG GIRL IS VERY VERY GOOD// IT N IS A SHAME THAT SHE WAS CHEATED OUT OF HER EARNINGS JUST LIKE ELVIS WAS CHEATED/ GREED IS IN EVERY ASPECT OF LIFE/ HOPE THIS WOMAN MAKES IT !!!! IF YOU HAPPEN TO READ THIS NOTE I AM WATCHING YOUR MOVIE ON NETFLIX// THAT GIRL REALLY FAVORS YOU ALSO

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