October 7, 1967
Severn, Maryland, United States
Toni Michelle Braxton-Lewis (born October 7, 1967 in Severn, Maryland) is an American R&B/adult - pop music / contemporary singer, songwriter, and actress who was popular during the 1990s and the new millennium with hits like "Un-Break My Heart", "You're Makin' Me High", "He Wasn't Man Enough" and "Breathe Again". She has won six Grammy Awards. The RIAA named Braxton as one of the top selling R&B artists of all time. She first burst onto the scene in 1992 on the Boomerang Soundtrack, after Anita Baker turned down the opportunity. In 1993 Toni released her debut album simply titled, Toni Braxton.