Rozonda Thomas
Rozonda Thomas
Celebrated Name: Rozonda Thomas, Chilli
Real Name/Full Name: Rozonda Ocielian Thomas
Gender: Female
Age: 53 years old
Birth Date: 27 February 1971
Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia
Nationality: American
Height: 1.53m
Weight: 49kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Husband/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Troy Austin)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): Yes (Dallas Austin (1997), Usher(2001), Brad James(2015))
Is Rozonda Thomas Lesbian? No
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, dancer, model, TV personality
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $15 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Rozonda Thomas is an American Singer, Songwriter, Actress, model, and dancer who was born on 27 February 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia. She is famously known as Chilli and also as one of the members of the best-selling girls’ groups, TLC. The group created fame for her in the ’90s. In 2013, she was the Executive Director of VHI biopic Crazy Cool called TLC story, which talked about the rise and fall of the group from fame.

Maybe you know about Rozonda Thomas very well. But do you know how old and tall is she, and what is her net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Rozonda Thomas’ 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

Rozonda Thomas was born on 27 February 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia, to Abdul Ali and  Ava Thomas. She has a sister by the name Marni Ali Williams. She was raised by her mother and only met her father in 1996 when she was 25 years old. Thomas went for her high school diploma at Benjamin Elijah Mays High School, where she graduated in 1989.

Personal Life

In 1991 while she was 20 years old, Thomas became pregnant by Dallas Austin, who was her than music producer. She aborted the pregnancy because of her career aspirations and other pressures surrounding her and action she later regretted. Her relationship with Dallas continued, and in 1997, they bore a son by the name Troy Austin.

In 2001 she started dating Usher, who is also a music artist. During their relationship, she appeared in some of his songs, such as U Remind Me and U Got Me. The relationship lasted two years, and they broke up in 2003. The reason that led to their break up was due to Usher’s infidelity, which Usher later denied the claims.

She later met Brad Jones in 2015, but the couple did not last long after receiving too much attention from the media. She currently lives with her song in Atlanta, Georgia.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on27 February 1971, Rozonda Thomas is 53 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. Her height is 1.53m tall, and her weight is 49 kg.


Music career

Thomas began her career as a dancer for an R&B group called Damian Dame. She later joined TLC in 1991 after replacing the founder group member Crystal Jones. She took the name Chilli so that the group could not change their name. The group gained fame and sold over 65 million records all over the world.

In April 2002, one of the TLC members Lisa Lopes, popularly known as Left Eye, died in a road accident. Thomas and the other remaining member of TLC Tionne Watkins, whose stage name was T-Boz began performing as a duo. In 2009 they played in many countries across Asia. Thomas had started to work on her solo album in 2000, but she later put it on hold so that she could focus on releasing TLC’s fourth album 3D.

The duo released the album in 2002 as Lisa had died early in the year in a road accident. Their group was so inspiring as it led to the creation of other girl groups such as Destiny’s Child and Spicy girls. The group later separated, and she was able to focus on her solo album, which was a fail because it did not get released due to conflicts between her and the studio for having delayed her releasing dates.

Thomas released her first single Dumb Dumb Dumb in 2008. Her second solo was released in 2016 by the name Body. Her horror came in 2019 when her doctors advised her not to sing again after she had lost her voice. The situation led to the cancelation of TLC’s concert at the California State Fair.

Acting career

In 1992 she played a small role in Kriss Kross’s video Jump. She later received parts in the films A Diva’s Christmas, Love Song, and Snowday in 2000. The following year she appeared in the movies House party3 and Ticker. She and Tionne appeared in a TV series R U the girl in 2005 when they were searching for a new member of the group.

She later appeared in her TV series Chilli Wants in 2010, which talked about her search in finding love and how she managed her life. The show was so successful that its second season aired in 2011. She also made a short appearance in the TV series Single Ladies in 2011. In 2013, she produced the TV series TLC story, which talked about how the group’s ups and downs and their lives. In 2014, she also appeared as a judge in Fake Off.

Awards & Achievements

1996: Grammy Award for Best R&B album

1996: Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by Duo or Group with vocals

2000: Grammy Award for Best R&B album

2000: Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by Duo or Group with vocals

2000: Favourite Band Duo Award at American Music Award

2000: Best video Award at MOBO Awards

Net Worth & Salary of Rozonda Thomas in 2024

Rozonda Thomas Net Worth
Rozonda Thomas Net Worth

As of ’July, Rozonda Thomas has an estimated net worth of over $15 million. She gained her wealth through her successful music and acting career. She has also appeared as a model for DAYO Luxury Loungewear, and she also owns her line of handbags. She is also the owner of a non-profit organization that assists girls with Low self-esteem.

Despite being famous, Thomas takes her time to assist in boosting self-esteem to girls with low self-esteem in her community.  Through her, we learn that we should always give back to our community and help those in need.



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