Foxy Brown is the stage name of Inga DeCarlo Fung Marchand, an American rapper, actress, and model best known for her solo work, as well as collaborations with artists and a brief stint as a member of the hip-hop group The Firm.
|Celebrated Name:||Foxy Brown|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Inga DeCarlo Fung Marchand|
|Age:||43 years old|
|Birth Date:||6 September 1978|
|Birth Place:||New York, United States|
|Spragga Benz (2001), Kurupt (1999-2000)|
|Children:||Yes (1 child)|
|Profession:||American rapper, model, songwriter, and actress|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$2 million|
Foxy Brown Biography
Foxy Brown was born in 1978 and is of mixed Afro-Trinidadian, Indo-Trinidadian, and Chinese Trinidadian ancestry. Her upbringing was completed in Brooklyn, New York. Winston Marchand is her father’s name, and he abandoned the family when Brown was a child.
The rapper won a talent contest while she was still a teenager in New York. It is known that friends of the production group Trackmasters, who were working on Mr. Smith’s album, were present that night. They were impressed enough to have Brown perform on “I Shot Ya.”
The rapper was later followed by appearances on several RIAA platinum and gold singles taken from various artists, including revisions of songs such as “You’re Makin’ Me High.”
Foxy Brown Age, Height, And Weight
Foxy Brown was born on September 6, 1978, and is 43 years old as of 2022. Her height is 1.60 m and she weighs 58 kg.
Foxy Brown began her career in 1996 when she released her debut album, Ill Na Na, which received mixed reviews but sold well. The album has now sold over 109,000 copies in its first week and debuted at No.7 on the well-known Billboard 200 album charts.
Following the release of Ill Na Na, the rapper formed The Firm with New York-based hip-hop artists such as AZ, Nas, and Nature. During the year 1997, the rapper collaborated with spring break-style celebrations hosted by MTV in Panama City, Florida. This was in addition to a rapper named Snoop Dogg, a pop group called The Spice Girls, and a rock band called Stone Temple Pilots.
Brown later joined the Smokin’ Grooves tour, hosted by House of Blues and featuring rap group Cypress Hill, as well as Erykah Badu, The Roots, OutKast, and The Pharcyde. Broken Silence was released by the rapper in 2001.
Foxy Brown Awards
Foxy Brown is dubbed the “Hip-Hop Princess” by the media, and her most notable accomplishment is the sale of more than 13 million records worldwide, including her work with The Firm.
Foxy Brown Net Worth In 2023
Foxy Brown’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million as of August 2023. She made the majority of her fortune as a rapper, though she also worked as an actress and model.
Until recently, the rapper was best known for her solo work, as well as collaborations with other artists and her time as a member of the hip-hop music group The Firm. She began earning a lot of money with albums like “Ill Na Na” in 1996, followed by “Chyna Doll” in 1999, and “Broken Silence” in 2001.
Her earnings were supported by her work at the Def Jam label, which she left in 2003. However, she returned to that label in early 2005 after then-Def Jam president and CEO Jay-Z contacted her again to begin working on her new album, “Black Roses.”
Her fourth studio album, originally titled a mixtape, was released in 2008 after several delays caused by a jail sentence in which Brown served for assault.
Foxy Brown is one of those rappers who began working in the industry as a teenager. Despite the difficulties that this profession entails, she gradually developed and began earning well. She had a lengthy arrest record and had also spent time in jail during her career.