Antonia “Toya” Wright is an American rapper, television personality, and businesswoman. She is better known to the world as the ex-wife of famous rapper Lil Wayne.
Toya Wright became a mother at 15
Toya Wright was born on October 26, 1983, at New Orleans, Louisiana as Antonia Johnson. She was the second child of Walter Andrews and Anita Johnson Andrews.
She met Lil Wayne when she was 12 and they started dating shortly afterward. Wright became pregnant with Wayne’s child at 14 and gave birth to daughter Reginae Carter at 15. At the time, Lil Wayne was already a part of the Cash Money Records and was on his way to shine as a rapper. The couple got married in 2004 after Wayne gained mainstream fame but they divorced within two years of marriage.
Toya got married for the second time in 2011 with record producer Mickey “Memphitz” Wright. The couple separated in 2015, following which they appeared in the series Marriage Boot Camp in order to mend their relationship. However, it did not work.
Toya Wright’s huge net worth comes from TV and hair products
Antonia’s rap career could not flourish like her ex-husband’s. Her television career, however, has made her very famous. She first starred in the reality TV show Tiny and Toya along with Tameka “Tiny” Cottle, wife of rapper T.I. The show ran for 2 seasons from 2009 to 2010 on the channel BET. She also appeared on the spin-off show Toya: A Family Affair in 2011which documented the struggle Toya faced growing up with the drug-addicted mother.
In addition, she has appeared on reality shows like My Super Sweet 16 in 2014 and Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars in 2016. She has published two books, Priceless Inspiration and In My Words…My Real Reality. Toya runs a boutique named B.A.R.G. and sells the synthetic matte hair for women. Her hair collection is available online at her website, toyawrighthair.com.
Toya Wright’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 million. She has collected this huge fortune from her reality TV career and from her line of beauty products.