Da Brat (Shawntae Harris) Bio

(Rapper, Actress)

Relationship Statistics of Da Brat (Shawntae Harris)

What is Da Brat (Shawntae Harris) marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):In Relation
Is Da Brat (Shawntae Harris) having any relationship affair ?: Yes
Is Da Brat (Shawntae Harris) lesbian ?: Yes

More about the relationship

Da Brat revealed that she is in a relationship. Her girlfriend is a businesswoman, Jesseca Dupart. Dupart happens to be the founder and CEO of the Kaleidoscope Hair Product.

Being a private, she has never talked about her previous relationship and dating history. However, things are very much different in the present scenario.

Prior to the big news, they were spotted at the different places holding each other. Among the couple, Dupart was the one who first confirmed that they are dating the picture where they are hugging each other with heart emotion.

Later, the rapper confirmed her relationship with her Instagram post too on the 7th of March 2020.

Who is Da Brat?

American Da Brat is a rapper and actress. She is renowned as the first solo female rapper to earn the Platinum Certification.

She is popular for her debut album, Funkdafied.

Da Brat- Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings

Da Brat was born as Shawntae Harris on the 14th of April 1974 in Joliet, Illinois. Her father, David Ray McCoy, and mother, Nadine Brewer is of All-American ethnicity.

Her father, David was a businessman personality who owned several hotels and nightclubs. Back in 1988, he was brutally murdered. However, the murder is still a mystery.

She has four half-sisters, Jehlan, Morgan, LisaRaye, and Cynthia. LisaRaye is a model and actress by profession.

Early Life & Education

As a child, she was raised in two different houses of her mother and grandmother. When, she lived with her granny, she used to attend the Apostolic church. In the church, she used to sing choir.

When the matter comes about her education, she attended the Kenwood Academy. During the academy date, she used to play basketball.

Da Brat- Professional Life, Career

Rapping Career

After graduating from High School, Da Brat competed in a local rap contest where she came as a winner. In the event, she met Kris Kross. Later, they have met the producer, Jermaine Dupri.

Eventually, she signed with Durpi’s recording label, So So Def. Under the recording label, she launched her first album Funkdafied which became an instant hit with the sales of million album copies. Also, she earned Platinum certification too.

On the 29th of October 1996, she released the second studio album, Anuthatantrum. The album earned Gold Certification. Also, the album peaked at the 5th position on R&B Billboard. It also includes one of her best singles, Ghetto Love. 

In 2000, he launched her third studio album, Unrestricted with 17 tracks. It also earned platinum certification too. Moving forward, on the 15th of July 2003, she launched her fourth and the latest album, Limelite, Luv & Niteclubz. The album peaked at the 17th position in Billboard.

Actor & Producer

Apart from being a rapper, she is also an actor and producer. Back in 1994, she started his career through the short video, Funkdafied.

Moving forward, she made her appearance in the videos like Lil Bow Wow ft. Jermaine Dupri & Xscape: Bounce with Me, Mariah Carey: Shake It Off, and Star. Also, she featured in the movies like Kazaam, Rhyme & Reason, and Glitter in Cameo roles.

Apart from that, in 2017, she produced the reality TV series, Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta. As of now, she is the executive producer.

Awards, Nomination

  • 1995- Billboard Awards for Top Hot Female Rap Artist.
  • 1995- Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards for Funkdafied.
  • 1994- Nominated for Top Hot Rap Artist by Billboard Awards.

Net Worth, Salary

She has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Her earnings as a singer range from $21k to $210k. Apart from that, she also makes through her acting and production career too.

Besides that, she also makes through the royalties of the albums too.

Da Brat- Controversy, Rumors

Back in 2007, she created headlines in the media when she got arrested. At the time, she got arrested for a dispute with a nightclub waitress. Also, she was charged with aggravated assault.

Body Stats- Height, Weight

Da Brat has brown eyes with brown hair. Her height is 5 feet 5 inches and has a decent weight.

Social Media

Da has over 848.1k followers on Facebook, over 139.6k followers on Twitter, and over 2.8m followers on Instagram.

On Instagram, she is following the personalities like Niecy Nash, D-Nice, and Larry Jackson.

She also has a self-titled YouTube channel with more than 78.1k subscribers.


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