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Fantasia Barrino

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Birthday
30, 1984
Birthplace
High Point, NC
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
30, 1984 (age 34)
Birthplace
High Point, NC

About

R&B singer who won the 2004 season of the TV talent competition American Idol. Her single "I Believe" hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. 

Before Fame

She dropped out of high school after being raped by a classmate, and became pregnant when she was sixteen. She attended the auditions for American Idol in Atlanta. 

Trivia

She was the youngest Idol winner until Jordin Sparks won in 2007 at age seventeen. 

Family Life

She was raised alongside her brother Ricco. She had a daughter named Zion Quari Barrino on August 8, 2001 with her boyfriend at the time, Brandel Shouse. She also had a son named Dallas with Antwuan Cook. In 2015, she married Kendall Taylor.

Associated With

Barrino sang Tina Turner's "Proud Mary" as a final three contestant on American Idol.