Teyana Taylor Bio, Affair, Married, Husband, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality, Height


Teyana Taylor is an American singer, actress, dancer, and model. She is married to Iman Shumpert and is the mother of one kid.

Relationship Facts of Teyana Taylor

  • Teyana Taylor is married to Iman Shumpert {Compare Couple}.
  • Teyana Taylor married on October 01, 2016.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 251 days 💑
  • She is mother of One (Iman Tayla Shumpert Jr.).
  • Teyana Taylor is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Teyana Taylor was romantically linked to American professional basketball player, Daniel Gibson from September 2008 to June 2009. She dated Canadian rapper Drake for a month around May-June 2009.

Then, she dated another rapper Soulja Boy until October 2009. She had a four-year relationship with the basketball player, Brandon Jennings. She started dating him in January 2010. The next year, in April 2011, they engaged. Finally, in January 2014, the couple separated.

Moreover, Teyana started dating another basketball player, Iman Shumpert in January 2014. They engaged in November 2015.

On December 16, 2015, she gave birth to the couple’s first child, daughter Iman Tayla Shumpert, Jr.

Then on 1 Oct 2016, this couple exchanged the vows.

Who is Teyana Taylor?

Teyana Taylor is an American singer, actress, dancer, and model. In the year 2012, she signed to Kanye West‘s GOOD Music label through Def Jam, after asking for her release from Star Trak.

Teyana Taylor: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Teyana Taylor was born in New York City, the United States on December 10, 1990. As of 2021, she is 30 years old. Her birth name is Teyana Me Shay Jacqueli Taylor.

Her father’s name is Tito Smith and her mother’s name is Nikki Taylor. Teyana Taylor is the only child of her mother, while her biological father has two sons and a daughter from another relationship.

Teyana’s singing talent was noticed when she was 9. She once picked up a microphone and began performing impromptu in front of the crowd. Teyana never had any fear of performing on stage.

Instead, at a tender age, Teyana Taylor began participating in several talent competitions, including the ‘Apollo Theater National All-Stars talent search. Though she never won any of them, Teyana never stopped participating in such contests.

Growing up as an aspiring singer, Teyana was highly influenced by celebrities such as Lauryn Hill, Janet Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and Michael Jackson. Teyana holds American citizenship and mixed (African-American- Trinidadian) ethnicity. Her birth sign is Sagittarius.


Talking about Teyana’s education history, there is no information about her educational achievements.

Teyana Taylor: Professional Life, Career

Talking about her profession, Teyana Taylor’s professional journey began in September 2006. Teyana Taylor made her debut as a choreographer in the music video of Beyoncé‘s hit single ‘Ring the Alarm.’

In the following year, Teyana was signed by recording artist and record producer Pharrell Williams for ‘Star Trak Entertainment,’ a division of ‘Interscope Records.’

Additionally, the contract earned Teyana her first reality-show appearance. In February 2007, Teyana Taylor made a grand entry in a giant ‘Barbie’ doll box in the fourth season of ‘My Super Sweet Sixteen.’ The ‘MTV’ series featured lavish birthday parties of rich teenagers.

Whereas, Teyana stepped into acting in August 2010. Though she had known Kanye and the whole ‘GOOD Music’ family since his ‘Glow in the Dark Tour,’ their friendship began that day at the studio. In addition, knowing that collaborating with Kanye could help her, Teyana Taylor made a smart move to impress Kanye. She hummed a few tracks to get his attention.

Impressed by her skills, Kanye asked her to contribute to his notable tracks, ‘Dark Fantasy’ and ‘Hell of a Life.’ Teyana composed the “intro and chorus” of the songs and did a few changes.

While Teyana was on her way to start her journey as an independent artist, she was working on the launch of her second release, the mixtape titled ‘The Misunderstanding of Teyana Taylor.’ The 1990s R&B-influenced mixtape was released in the first half of 2012 and bagged positive reviews.

In the year 2013, ‘Adidas’ offered Teyana a contract to design and release two pairs of sneakers. On November 4, 2014, she released her debut studio album under ‘GOOD Music’ and ‘The Island Def Jam Music Group.’ Titled ‘VII,’ the album reached the 19th position on the ‘Billboard 200.’

In 2015, Teyana joined the eighth season of ‘America’s Best Dance Crew’ as a judge/ panel member. Moreover, the music video for Lil Durk’s remix of ‘Home Body’ from ‘Signed to the Streets 3’ was directed by Teyana. She also appeared in the video, too.

In February 2018, Teyana ventured into TV production, with the reality series ‘Teyana and Iman.’ She and her husband served as the executive producers of the show. The eight-episode series documented Teyana and her husband’s personal and public lives. Recently, Teyana hinted at starting her next reality series.

On June 22, 2018, Teyana Taylor released her second studio album, ‘K.T.S.E.’ (‘keep that same energy). The same year, she played a stripper named ‘Bl’Asia’ in the ‘Netflix’ movie ‘The After Party.’
Therefore, Teyana played ‘Skyler,’ the lead, in the sequel of the 2003 film ‘Honey,’ ‘Honey: Rise Up and Dance’ (2018). Her most recent movie appearance was as ‘Sherri’ in the 2019 film ‘The Trap.’

Awards, Nomination

Teyana Taylor won Best Choreography for Kanye West: Fade (2016) at MTV Video Music Awards.

Teyana Taylor: Net Worth, Salary

She has an estimated net worth of around $5 million and her salary is around $190 thousand.

Teyana Taylor: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal

There was a rumor that Teyana dated professional football quarterback, Colin Kaepernick in late 2013. Currently, she is far from rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Teyana Taylor has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and she weighs is 52Kg. Additionally, she has a measurement of 38-22-37 inches and her bra size is 34D. Teyana’s hair color is black and her eyes color is light brown.

Furthermore, her dress size is 4 (US) and her shoe size is 7 (US).

Social Media

Teyana is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, she has around 1.9M followers on her Facebook. Around 1.22M followers on her Twitter, she has around 11M followers on her Instagram.

She also has a YouTube channel.

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