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Faith Evans: Early Life, Career, Relationships, Net Worth & More!

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Believe Renee Evans, popularly known as Faith Evans, is an American songster, tunesmith, record patron, actress, and author who is the best famous R&B and soul songster. In addition to music, she has also appeared in several Television shows and flicks. Scroll down to learn about Faith Evans’s early life, career, net worth, and more details.

Quick Information

Full name Faith Renee Evan
Date of birth 10 June 1973
Birthplace Lakeland, Florida, United States
Age 47 Years
Nationality American
Profession Singer-songwriter and Record Producer
Spouse Todd Russia, The Notorious B.I.G
Net Worth $27 Million

Early Life and Education

Faith Evans was born on 10 June 1973, in Lakeland, Florida, in the United States. She was brought up Christian. Moreover, her zodiac sign is halves. Faith belongs to a musical background family. Her Father’s name is Richard Swain who was a musician, and her mother’s name is Helene Evans. She is a famous singer. Faith started singing at a young age. She used to sing in the church.

Furthermore, she attended University High School, where she sang with jazz bands. In 1991 she graduated from the high academy. After graduating from the high academy, she attended Fordham University to study marketing. She left university a time later. In 1991, she shifted to Los Angeles to pursue a music career.

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Faith Evans started her career in 1991 as a singer and actress. In addition to music, she also ventured into amusement. She has also appeared in several stage plays, including Turn It Up in 2000. She played in the romantic comedy The Fighting Temptations in 2003. In 2004, she appeared in the UPN situation comedy Half & Half. 

In 2009 she starred in the biographical drama film Notorious. The film was about Christopher Wallace (American rapper) and the murder of B.I.G. She was a co-executive patron on the Television One Reality show R&B Queens Atlanta in 2012. She left the show after the end of season two. Further, Faith was also an actress on the show. She has appeared in Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, Stevie J & Joseline Go Hollywood, and RuPaul’s Drag Race.

In August 2008, she published her autobiography. The book was included in the top 20 New York bestsellers. In 2009 she won the African American Literary Award for stylish memoir/ bio.



Year Title
2000 Turn It Up
2003 The Fighting Temptations
2009 Notorious
2011 Soul Kittens Cabaret
2017 Girls Trip
2020 True to the Game 2: Gena’s Story


Year Role
2012 R&B Divas: Atlanta 
2013 R&B Divas: Los Angeles 
2015 Real Husbands of Hollywood 
2015 Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta 
2016 RuPaul’s Drag Race 
2016 Stevie J & Joseline: Go Hollywood
2018 Luke Cage
2021 The Masked Singer

Studio Albums

  • Faith (1995)
  • Keep the Faith (1998)
  • Faithfully (2001)
  • The First Lady (2005)
  • A Faithful Christmas (2005)
  • Something About Faith (2010)
  • Incomparable (2014)
  • The King & I (2017)

Awards and Nominations

Year Award
1998 Best Rap Performance by a Duo
1999 Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
2000 Best R&B Performance by a Group
2002 Best R&B Performance by a Duo
2003 Best Contemporary R&B Album
2011 Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
2014 Best R&B Album
2016 Best Traditional R&B Performance

Personal Life

On 4 August 1994, Faith Evans first wedded Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace. They met for the first time at an ominous boy print shoot. After marrying Wallace, the couple had a child named Christopher George Latore Wallace Jr. She shared in the music contest between the east and west beachfront. Faith latterly separated from Wallace. Her hubby was boggled in March 1997 in an unsolved drive-by shot in Los Angeles. Furthermore, she also started meeting the managing director of the record market Todd Russaw. The couple married in 1998. 

In June 1999, she gave birth to her son Joshua Russaw.  The couple ate their alternate son Ryder Evan Russaw. The couple was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and cocaine in 2004. Evans was arrested in August 2010 on dubitation of drunk driving. In 2011, Evans filed for divorce against Russaw. Before the divorce, the couple spent 13 weeks on a medical treatment program to stop pursuing their medicine use. Faith Evans started dating the patron Stevie J. The couple married in 2018.

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Faith Evans’s Net Worth

According to some resources, Faith Evans’s net worth is $27 million as of 2023. She earns $4 million annually through her music career. Faith has put in luxury watches, properties, and other resources.

Physical Appearance

Height 5 feet 6 inches
Weight 56 kg
Eye color Dark brown
Hair color Light brown
Bra size 34 B
Body Measurement 32-25-30 inches

Social Media Presence

Faith Evans is active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She has 2M followers on Instagram and 645.8 K followers on Twitter. You can find her on Instagram at @therealfaithevans and on Twitter at @faithevans. Further, she often shares updates about her music, performance, and personal life on these platforms.    

Final Words

Faith Evans has made an outstanding career as an American singer-songwriter, actress, and author. With a net worth of $27 million, she has gained Excellent achievement in the music industry. Her soulful voice and heartfelt lyrics have chimed with her fans.

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