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Tiffany Cobb was born on the 16th March 1976 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA, and as Blu Cantrell is a Grammy Award-nominated R&B singer-songwriter, best known for her smash hit singles “Hit ‘Em Up Style (Oops!)” (2001), and “Breathe” (2003). Cantrell’s career started in 2001.
Have you ever wondered how rich Blu Cantrell is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Cantrell’s net worth is as high as $5 million, an amount earned through her successful career in music.
Blu Cantrell Net Worth $5 Million
Blu Cantrell is a daughter of a Narragansett father, who has Cape Verdean and Afro-American ancestry, and Susi Franco of mixed European descent, and who was a jazz vocalist, actress, and former “Mrs. Rhode Island”. Her parents divorced when she was a child, so her mother raised her along with five siblings.
Before releasing her debut album in 2001, Cantrell collaborated with such musicians as Puff Daddy, Usher, Lil’ Kim, Fat Joe, and will.i.am, among others. Blu’s first studio album entitled “So Blu” peaked at No. 8 on the US Billboard 200, and No. 5 on US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts, and achieving gold status with over 600,000 copies sold in the US alone, while the single “Hit ‘Em Up Style (Oops!)” topped the US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard) chart and earned two Grammy Award nominations for Best R&B Song and for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
In 2002, Cantrell appeared as a National Anthem Singer Orlando Jones, in the movie “Drumline” starring Nick Cannon, and Zoe Saldana, earning $30,000 for the role, while in 2003 she released her second studio album entitled “Bittersweet”. It reached No. 37 on US Billboard 200, No. 8 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and No. 20 on the UK Albums Chart, plus receiving a Grammy Award nomination for Best R&B Album. The song “Breathe” (featuring Sean Paul) was an international hit, and topped numerous charts including UK Singles and European Hot 100 Singles. It also peaked at No. 41 on US Billboard Hot 100, No. 17 on US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play, and No. 13 on US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.
Cantrell hasn’t recorded a new album since then, but has been involved in several other projects such as the musical stage play “Gossip, Lies and Secrets” (2007), in which she starred alongside Lisa Raye and Kenya Moore. A year later, Blu appeared in NBC’s “Celebrity Circus”, but was eliminated in the second week. Most recently, Cantrell participated in The Hit Network’s RnB Fridays Live Tour in November 2016 in Australia, along with Fatman Scoop, Nelly, TLC, Blackstreet, Mya, Montell Jordan, and others.
Regarding her personal life, Blu Cantrell’s most intimate details such as marital status are unknown, as she successfully manages to keep them out of the public eye. In September 2014, Blu was taken into custody by the police for psychological evaluation after being found running around the streets of Santa Monica two hours after midnight, shouting that someone poisoned her with gas. She was evaluated by the medics in the local hospital and released soon after.