Teyana Taylor Net Worth

Net Worth: $3 million
Age: 27
Full name: Teyana Taylor
Born: December 10, 1990
Country of Origin: United States of America
Occupation: Actress, Singer, Dancer, Model
Last Updated: 2018

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Teyana Taylor’s Bio

Who is Teyana Taylor? Teyana Taylor is a multi-talented American artist, actress, dancer, and model born and raised in Harlem, New York.

She was born on December 10, 1990 in Harlem, New York. Teyana Taylor Age is 28 (in 2018). She has Afro-Trinidad ancestry.

At the age of 9, Teyana showed promising signs of becoming a great talent when she performed in front of a large crowd, singing and dancing to the songs of popular musicians.

Her mother has always been a huge fan and supporter of Taylor’s music and dancing career and she did everything possible to help Teyana become a music sensation.

Taylor was enrolled into several talent shows, including the Apollo Theatre National All-Stars talent search even though she won none of the competitions.

While growing up, Teyana worked hard and looked up to the likes of Lauryn Hill, Stevie Wonder, Janet Jackson, and Michael Jackson as role models.

The melanin beauty continued to work hard until her big moment came in 2007. Teyana would sign a record deal with the popular Pharrell Williams of Star Trak Entertainment.

This was the first of many big things to come in the life of the aspiring singer. She worked with Star Trak Entertainment Imprint for five years before departing for another label.

In 2012, Teyana switched label when she signed to Kanye West’s GOOD Music label through the help of Def Jam.

Apart from music, the melanin beauty has appeared in the runways of fashion shows.

She is currently married to an American basketball player Iman Shumpert, and they are blessed with a baby girl as at 2018.

Teyana Taylor’s Parents

She was born to a father, (name unknown) and a mother, NIki Taylor. Her parents separated when she was a kid and she reportedly never had a relationship with her father.

Her Mother, Nikki Taylor raised Teyana with the help of her family and she is currently Teyana’s manager.

Teyana is the only daughter of her mother, but she has 3 other half siblings from her father’s other relationship.

Teyana Taylor’s Husband; Iman Shumpert

In 2017, Teyana and her husband became the talk of town and every social networking platform had the couple trending. Why so?

The couple announced they would soon appear in a reality TV show.

Their life and career – from the music studios to the basketball court and back to home would be aired for the pleasure of their fans.

But after the announcement and so much hype, did the show come to fruition?

Before we answer that, let’s take review of the journey so far between Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert.

Onset of Teyana and Iman

In 2013, Teyana and popular NBA player Iman Shumpert were spotted together a few times at events, raising eye brows amongst their fans.

Fans of the celebrity couple then, swarmed their social medial platforms with questions demanding to know if the two were dating.

All questions and plea from fans fell on deaf ears as the couple was entertaining none of it. Their relationship status was none of your business, so they kept mum.

In 2014, when Iman was recovering from an injury after undergoing surgery, Teyana had to clear her busy schedule to be there and show support for her man.

It was during this period the pair bonded and their love solidified. Before then Teyana was scared of full commitment because of her previous nasty break up with her ex.

Teyana realised Iman Shumpert was the real deal and the pair decided to go public with their relationship to the delight of their fans.


In September 2015, the NBA star player took to IG to announce the Super sweet 16 alumnus was pregnant with their baby girl.

Later in 2015, the basketball player went down on one knee and popped the question during Teyana’s baby shower party.

While holding a ruby red ring with the shape of rose, Iman Shumpert asked Teyana to be his wife, and the music star joyfully accepted the proposal from her love.

In December 2015, their child was born in a rather eventful manner.

Keep reading as we reveal how their daughter, Junie was born in subsequent section.

In September 2016, Teyana confirmed to Wendy Williams that she and her baby daddy, Iman had walked down the aisle in a private wedding ceremony.

Some fans couldn’t believe what they just learnt about the celebrity couple.

They expected a massive wedding that would resonate across the United States for months or even years.

All doubts about their wedding were put to bed a month after their wedding when a #TBT photo about their wedding surfaced on Instagram.

The pair wore a matching leather biker jackets to exchange wedding vows in their home.

In October 2017, Mr and Mrs Shumpert celebrated one year of blissful marriage. Teyana took to Instagram to pour sweet words on the love of her life.

She revealed more details about their wedding and how they exchanged wedding vows at the spot where their child was born.

Her husband also took to Instagram to celebrate their one year wedding anniversary, expressing his gratitude to his wife.

Then On November 2017, the Shumpert’s announced plans about showcasing their love life in a reality TV show.

At least the show would serve as restitution for the glamorous wedding the celebrity couple denied their fans.

Teyana Taylor’s Baby

In December 2016, Teyana birthed her first child in a dramatic manner.

The couple was getting set to enjoy their Christmas holiday when they got an unexpected gift.

Teyana would give birth to their baby, Junie before the expected delivery date.

Series of scans carried out on Teyana had earlier revealed Teyana Taylor’s baby would be born sometime in 2017.

However the couple got the shock of their life when Teyana put to bed in their home with the help of husband Iman Shumpert.

Iman have since given an insight of how they birthed their baby in the bathroom of their Cleveland home.

He recalled the events of that day, posting on his IG page;

On December 16, 2016, at about 6:42 am, our daughter decided she wanted to take her first breathe into the world.

He went on to describe our Teyana didn’t know she was in labour until she felt the head of her baby and there was no medical personnel on ground to help with the delivery.

Iman had to ditch basketball to become not just a physician but a hero to save the life of his wife and their baby.

Guided by an emergency operator, Iman delivered his wife of their daughter successfully before the arrival of medical personnel.

Teyana Taylor’s Career

As a musician, Teyana has had modest career so far with just a few works to her name.

Tayana first gained popularity when she appeared on MTV’s Sweet16.

The show is all about birthday celebrations of rich kids. She also gained recognition when she was seen dancing on Beyonce’s music video.

She also appeared on Jay-Z’s music video and later signed with Pharrell William; Star Trak Entertainment Imprint in 2007.

Teyana released just one studio album, titled VII under Star Trak Entertainment Imprint.

In 2012, she departed Star Trak to sign with Kanye West’s Good Music and she has since released one studio album titled K.T.S.E in 2018.

One of Teyana’s songs titled Google Me featured on Billboard peaking at #90

Teyana has been more successful with films than music. The actress starred in films such as;

Stomp the Yard: Homecoming (2010)

Madea’s Big Happy Family (2011)

Gang of Roses II: Next Generation (2012)

Cruel Summer (2012)

The Start Up (2013)

The Love Section (2013)

Brotherly Love (2015)

Star (2017)

The Breaks (2017)

Honey: Rise Up and Dance (2018)

Hit the Floor (2018)

Teyana Taylor’s Net worth (2018)

Teyana Taylor’s net worth is accumulated from her career as a singer and dancer.

The actress spent five years with Pharrell William’s record label where she made good fortunes as a singer and a songwriter.

She has reportedly written songs for A-list musicians like Usher and Chris Brown and earnings from song-writing has greatly increased Teyana Taylor’s net worth.


Teyana is also an actress and has a few box office hit to her name. She debuted in films in 2010 and has been active in Hollywood till date.

To get the multitalented singer to star in films, she reportedly charges nothing less than $200,000 as at 2018 and this has greatly increased Teyana Taylor’s net worth.

The star is also a fashion entrepreneur and a model. She also accumulates wealth through these means.

Teyana Taylor’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million as at 2018.



The multi-talented American has had quite a modest career in the US entertainment industry.

However Teyana Taylor net worth is expected to improve with her recent projects especially with her reality TV show starring alongside her husband Iman Shumpert.