Braxton Family Values: 5 fun Toni Braxton facts

Put some respek on her name, Toni Braxton is a legend!

17 July 2017 14:04

Even though she's undoubtedly the family's 'superstar', Toni Braxton is the most reserved and low key on Braxton Family Values. But don't let her conservative and semi-shy attitude fool you for a minute, Toni is one of the highest selling RnB female artist of all time. The Grammy award winning singer, pianist, record producer, actress and philantropist, amongst other accolades she has accumulated over the years, has sold millions of records in her massively successful music career. Take a look at these Toni Braxton facts and put some respect on her when you catch the family reality show, weekdays at 18:00 on VUZU AMP 103. 

She was discovered while pumping gas!

Of all places for a Grammy award winning to be unearthed, the Unbreak My Heart hitmaker was discovered at a gas station. According to, it all happened William E Pettaway Jr. overheard her randomly singing while sorting out some petrol. The rest is history. 

Her debut self titled album reached #1 on Billboard Hot 200. That album alone has sold over 10 million copies, and earned Toni has three Grammies, including one for Best New Artist. 

She has sold over 67 million records in her career, over 40 million which were albums. 

After experiencing some well documented professional and personal drama in the mid 2000's, including filing for bankruptcy, Toni's big come back came via a collaborative album between and her and Babyface, helping her earn yet another Grammy to her collection. 

Ever the go getter, Toni is the Executive Producer of Braxton Family Values, as well Executive Producer of the spin off show - Tamar & Vince. Both shows are a hit, and have been featured on VUZU AMP 103. 

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