R&B singer and songwriter who won season 3 of the reality television series American Idol in 2004 at the age of 19. Her debut single “I Believe” which reached at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, was co-written by another American Idol contestant, Tamyra Gray from Season 1, who also contributed background vocals to I Believe. Her debut album, Free Yourself, went Platinum. Fantasia was born to Diane and Joseph Barrino, on June 30, 1984 in High Point, North Carolina, USA as Fantasia Monique Barrino. She has one brother, Ricco Barrino. She had a daughter, Zion Quari Barrino on August 8, 2001 with her boyfriend, Brandel Shouse. She also had a son, Dallas with Antwuan Cook. Since July 19, 2015, she has been married to Kendall Taylor.
Fantasia Barrino Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 30 June 1984
Birth Place: High Point, North Carolina, USA
Birth Name: Fantasia Monique Barrino
Nicknames: Bobo, Fantasia Fantastic, Tasia
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Author
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Fantasia Barrino Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 148 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 67 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 7″
Height in Meters: 1.70 m
Body Measurements: 37-27-38 in (94-69-97 cm)
Breast Size: 37 inches (94 cm)
Waist Size: 27 inches (69 cm)
Hips Size: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 36B
Feet/Shoe Size: 7.5 (US)
Dress Size: 8 (US)
Fantasia Barrino Family Details:
Father: Joseph Barrino
Mother: Diane Barrino
Spouse/Husband: Kendall Taylor (m. 2015)
Children: Zion Quari Barrino (Daughter), Dallas Xavier Barrino (Son)
Siblings: Ricco Barrino (Brother)
Fantasia Barrino Education:
Andrews High School, High Point, North Carolina (dropped out)
Years active: 2004–present
Genres: R&B, Soul, Hip hop soul, Gospel
Labels: J, 19, RCA
Associated acts: Missy Elliott
Fantasia Barrino Facts:
*She was only 5 when she started singing.
*Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle and Tina Turner are her musical inspirations.
*She was nicknamed “Baby Patti LaBelle” by her idol Patti LaBelle.
*She left high school after being raped by a classmate, and became pregnant when she was sixteen.
*Visit her official website: www.fantasiaofficial.com
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+ and Instagram.