If we talk about multi-talented, self-made and one of the most popular African-American singer, who found success as a television actress, got nomination for Best Lead Female Equity, the one and the only is Tenitra Michelle Williams with a net worth of $16 million. She was born in July 23, 1980 in Illinois U.S. Destiny’s Child, one of the best-selling female groups, raised her as a star at the end of 20th century. About 60 million copies were sold. Behind every success story, there is always continuous struggle, determination and big sacrifices. Same is the case with Tenitra Michelle Williams. After the great success of her Destiny’s Child, her group scattered, because Latavia Roberson and Letoya Luckett were dismissed from the group. It was a great challenge for Michelle Williams to retain her position as a star.
A comparison of Michelle Williams Net worth with other Destiny’s Child members is given below:
Farah Franklin (member of Destiny’s Child) $15million
Latavia Robertson (member of Destiny’s Child) $20million
Kelly Rowland (member of Destiny’s Child) $300million
Letoya Luckett (member of Destiny’s Child) $50million
Beyonce (member of Destiny’s Child) $450million
So we have seen that Michelle Williams Net worth is at 5th position with a comparison with her group known as Destiny’s Child.
Michelle Williams net worth is increasing with the passage of her carrier.
She doesn’t lose the faith, confidence and released her debut solo album Heart to Yours which became release of the year in 2002 and topped the US gospel album chart. This big hit added to the net worth of Michelle Williams. In the same year she received MOBO Award for “Best Gospel Act” and was ranked as 5th top Gospel Artist. Her new releases “Do You Know” (released in 2004), again liked by millions of her followers and was nominated for Best Gospel Act in 2004 at MOBO Awards.
In 2005, her Destiny’s Child was disbanded and she released her first secular release “We Break the Dawn” since after the disbanding of Destiny’s Child. That was a great success in her carrier because it hit number 1 on the US Billboard chart. After many critics, her same release remains number one on the US Billboard chart and greatly added to the net worth of Michelle William. Then she moved from Gospel music to secular pop/R&B and explained her move as “It was great doing gospel but now I wanted to do something different to be recognized in a different way.”
She was first African-American to be cast in the West end production for the music at the Cambridge Theatre in Chicago. In August 2010, Michelle William started her carrier as a TV actress after she participated in British TV dance competition show. She also served Choice FM as a co-host in London for the month of December in 2010. In the same year Michelle William celebrated her achievement of 100,000 followers and shared her new release of “Stay for a Minute” free of cost with her followers via Twitter. Keli Nicole was the writer and Jazz was the producer of her this release.
Talking about Michelle’s TV carrier, Michelle William appeared on BBC’s famous comedy show “Never Mind the Buzzcocks” on January 2011 and on February of the same year she acted as a lead role in the stage named as “What My Husband Doesn’t Know”.
She is very active on Twitter and continuously updates her upcoming releases and activities on Twitter. She received many awards of honor for the solo artist and as a member of Destiny’s Child namely; Top Gospel Artist, Heart of Yours was the best-selling of the year and more.
Williams 4th studio album is “Journey to Freedom”. In Beyoncé and Kelli’s music video song “Superpower” Williams appeared alongside with them.
She became the spokesperson for the Playtex’s campaign named as Play on Playbook in 2014. “If We Had Your Eyes” was Williams 1st release that release on the US Billboard that hit 19 and 22 respectively. It also hit at 5 on the US Hot Single Sales chart. In 2014, William reunited with Kelly and Beyonce, her Destiny Child’s band mates, and released “Say Yes”. This song breaks the previous records and stood at top in the US Hot Gospel Songs. It remains at the top for the seven weeks got a nomination for Best Inspirational Song in 2014.
Journey to Freedom was best album that raised Michelle Williams net worth also she gained US Top Gospel Album award 2nd time just because of this successful hit. Journey to Freedom was also nominated at the 46th NACCP Image Awards for the Outstanding Gospel Album.
“Say Yes” in which Michelle reunited with her Destiny’s Child band mates, won the award of Music Video of the year. Michelle at this award ceremony performed live with Kelly Rowland and Beyonce.
One can imagine Michelle Williams’s net worth by looking at the event when she sang for Michelle Obama and US President Barak Obama at the White House on April 2015. This event was also broadcasted with a title “The Gospel Tradition”.
Michelle William is also involved in religious activities and always supports her parent area and the people. She made a huge contribution of $148,900 to her church in 2001, she was a member of this church since her birth. Church is pastored by Bishop James E. Washington, he is Michelle’s uncle.
In 2005 David Foster, a famous music producer, wrote “Stand Up For Love” with her daughter, which was sang by Michelle William, Rowland and Knowles as an anthem of World Children’s Day to collect the donations by visiting Ronald McDonald Houses.
On September 2006, Michelle started Chicago S.M.A.R.T, it was a program to promote healthy and active lifestyles and construction of a playground was take place in Chicago, named as “Smart Spot”. Michelle with her friends was there to greet kids at the opening and on hand singing, a camp was dedicated to entertain the disable and AIDS patients to enjoy the beauty of life by taking off their illness. She took many other steps to help people. The ambassadorship of American Heart Association is one of them. Michelle’s father and grandmother suffered the stroke, than she started campaigns to create awareness about stroke, so people can avoid it. As she said, we should take best care of ourselves, because we live only ones.
After reading the whole article about this great African-American singer, it is not wrong to say that with a beautiful voice Michelle William also has a beautiful heart.