Actress / Singer-songwriter / Composer / Musician / Songwriter / Television Actress / Model (person) / Record Producer / Film Actress | * 10/13/1980 (39) | Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, USA
Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas (born October 13, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, model, dancer, and actress. She was first discovered as a teenager and later signed to Murder Inc. in 2002. That year, she was featured on Fat Joe's "What's Luv?" and Ja Rule's "Always on Time", both of which became two of the biggest hit songs of 2002; Ashanti became the first female artist to occupy the top two positions on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart simultaneously when "Foolish" and "What's Luv?" were at numbers one and two, respectively. In 2002, Ashanti released her eponymous debut album, which sold over 505,000 copies throughout the U.S. in its first week of release. The album earned her many awards, including eight Billboard Music Awards, two American Music Awards, and a Grammy Award in 2003 for Best Contemporary R&B Album. The album has since been certified triple platinum in the United States and sold six million copies worldwide. The lead single for the album, "Foolish", was a critical and commercial success; it reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100. With "Foolish", she became the second artist (after The Beatles) to have their first three chart entries in the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously. Ashanti wrote and sang for Jennifer Lopez's "Ai... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Music

Awards & Nominations for Ashanti

Grammy Award

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Movies with Ashanti as Actress(14)

TV Shows/Series with Ashanti as Actress(16)

Movies with Ashanti as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2019 A Christmas Winter Song

Born: Monday, 10/13 1980 (October) in Glen Cove (current age: 39 years + 236 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Record Label: The Inc. Records, Epic Records, Jive
Other names for Ashanti (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas"
"Ashanti (singer)"
"Ashanti (Sängerin)"
Ashanti frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (32x, Actor)
Bill Hader (24x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (14x, Actress)
Alec Baldwin (11x, Actor)
Lindsay Lohan (10x, Actress)
Tom Hanks (10x, Actor)
Rihanna (10x, Actress)
Ashton Kutcher (10x, Actor)
Martin Short (10x, Actor)
Pink (10x, Actress)
Usher (9x, Actor)
Gurinder Chadha (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9138, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 06/03/2020