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Marsha Ambrosius was born on the 8th August 1977, in Liverpool, England, and is a singer and songwriter, perhaps best known as a former member of English R&B duo – Floetry, as well as for her solo career in which she has released two studio albums – “Late Nights & Early Mornings” (2011) and “Friends & Lovers” (2014).
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this musician has accumulated so far? How rich Marsha Ambrosius is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Marsha Ambrosius’ net worth, as of early 2017, is close to $9 million, acquired through her career in the music industry which has been active since 1997.
Marsha Ambrosius Net Worth $8.5 million
As a teenage girl Marsha was an avid and promising basketball player. After finishing the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology where she majored in finance and business, she planed to move to the USA and enroll at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, on a basketball scholarship. However, due to an injury, she was forced to abandon her basketball career. After attending Middlesex University for a while, she transferred to North London University in London, UK.
Alongside her college friend, Natalie Stewart, in 1997 Marsha founded the R&B duo named Floetry. Marsha – “The Songstress”, and Natalie – “The Floacist” first began performing poetry on stage. After moving to the states in 2000, they began writing lyrics for several big names in the music industry such as Larry “Jazz” Anthony, Glen Lewis, Dru Hill, Bilal, Jill Scott as well as for “The King of Pop” – the legendary Michael Jackson. These engagements provided the basis for Marsha Ambrosius’ net worth.
In 2002, Floetry released their debut studio album named “Floetic” which featured 16 songs, including three hit singles – eponymous “Floetic”, “Getting Late”, “Say Yes” and “Where’s The Love” of which the latter was featured in the 2003 comedy movie “Bringing Down the House”. Followed by favorable critical acceptance as well as its commercial success with over 864,000 copies sold, the girls released another album, their first live album “Floacism”, in 2003. It is certain that these accomplishments dramatically helped Marsha Ambrosius to increase her popularity as well as her wealth.
Prior to parting ways in 2005, the duo released another album – “Flo’Ology” in the same year, which peaked at No. 2 of the Top R&B chart and included the globally popular song “Supastar”. Marsha’s solo career began in 2006 when she signed a record deal with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment record label, and in 2007 she released the “Neo Soul is Dead” mixtape. After signing with J Records, in 2011 her debut solo album “Late Nights & Early Mornings” hit the charts, scoring a real commercial success, peaking at No. 1 on the US Billboard Hot R&B Chart as well as at No. 2 on US Billboard Hot 200. For her success, Marsha was honored with the Record of The Year Award and Centric Award. It is certain that these achievements contributed significantly to Marsha Ambrosius’ net worth.
Marsha’s second studio album “Friends & Lovers” was released in 2014, and earned two MOBO Award nominations and one Grammy Award nomination. Later that year, she revived Floetry by reuniting with Natalie Stewart, and in 2015 they performed at the Pepsi Funk Festival in College Park, Georgia.
In her music career, Marsha has collaborated with various artists including Busta Rhymes, Jamie Fox, Queen Latifah, Tyga as well as Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre, and was nominated for six prestigious Grammy Awards so far. Doubtlessly, these ventures have added significant sum to Marsha Ambrosius’ total wealth.
When it comes to her personal life, Marsha is managing to keep it really private – there aren’t any rumors about her love life, relationships or affairs. She is active on social networks and in touch with her fans of which there are over 700,000 and counting.