Mya is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Hailing from a musical family, she has been very successful a R&B singer. She made a debut in 1998 by releasing her album with Interscope Records. She made highlights worldwide with the release of her second album ‘Fear of Flying’. She has released seven albums in total so far. In addition to her music career, Mya has also appeared in several movies. Her debut film was ‘In Too Deep’, which was released in 1999. She has been listed as one of the ‘HOT 100 Artists’ by Billboard. The estimated net worth of Mya is $5 million US dollars as of 2017.
Mya Marie Harrison famously known as Mya was born on 10 October 1979, in Washington, D.C. She was born to parents Sherman and Theresa. Her father was a part of a music group as a singer. She has two younger brothers named Chaz and Nijel. Mya liked dancing as a kid and often imitated Michael Jackson’s dance moves and famous moonwalk. She started taking dance lessons at the very young age of two.
She chose to pursue a career as a musician at the age of fifteen, and her father helped her in perfecting the vocals through his experience as a singer. She graduated high school at the age of sixteen and enrolled into University of Maryland, College Park. But she soon dropped out of college and decided to keep her focus on recording.
Mya has never been married nor she has any children. However, she has been in many relationships over the years. She started dating Silk the Shocker in 1998 and broke up with him after four years in 2002. She then started dating Bryce Wilson and separated from him in 2004. After that she has known to be in a relationship with Larry Johnson and DeSean Jackson in 2010 and 2011 respectively.
Mya started her professional career in 1998. She signed with Interscope Records that year and released her debut album as well. She named the album after her own name ‘Mya’. The album was a success and sold 1.4 million copies in the United States. This album was her first of the seven very successful albums she recorded during her singing career.
She released her first overseas album ‘Sugar and Spice’ in 2008. It was her fifth studio album overall. The album was released under her own label imprint ‘Planet 9’. Mya has had a recognizable career in acting as well. She has appeared in more than ten movies and TV series. She mostly made appearances on TV as herself.
How much is Mya Net Worth in 2017
Mya’s first album sold over million copies and she earned a good deal of wealth on her debut. Mya has released many albums and has acted in several TV shows and movies. It has added a lot to her net worth. Mya has an estimated net worth of $5 million US dollars as of 2017.
Mya is a perfect example of go-getters. She was interested in the music industry from a very young age. We can say she was influenced by her father’s musical career. She not only adapted her father’s career but also surpassed him by a long distance and made it big on the professional stage.