|Date of Birth:||1979 October 10|
|Age:||38 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||5 Feet 9 Inch|
Mya Harrison is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is well-known for her 1975 hit song "Lady Marmalade" which won her Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.
Mya was born as Mya Marie Harrison on 10th October 1979 in Washington D.C. She was born into a musical family to a father Sherman, musician and singer, and mother, Theresa, accountant. She grew up along with her siblings, Chaz and Nijel, in suburban Washington D.C.
Harrison was interested in music from her childhood and used to take Michael Jackson as her idol. She took violin lesson, dance classes, ballet lessons, and tap-dancing classes which led her to study with one of the famous tap dancer Savion Glover.
She attended Eleanor Roosevelt High School and attended briefly at the University of Maryland, as her main focus was in the recording studio.
Mya eagerness in music made her father supportive and with the help of her father, she signed with Interscope. Her single debut It's All About Me, released on 14th February 1998, peaked at No. 6 position on the Billboard Hot 100 as well as peaked No. 2 position on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
Similarly, Mya second single album, Movin' On, peaked at No. 34 on the Hot 100 and No. 4 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Her third single, My First Night with You, peaked at No. 28 on Hot 100 and R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and earned her two Soul Train Music Award nomination and much more.
Beside music career, Mya Harrison made her debut in acting from 1999's thriller In Too Deep. She also made her appearance in movies such as The Heart Specialist, The Penthouse, Cover, Cursed, etc.
Moreover, she also participated in reality tv show Dancing with the Stars in season nine and cast in several TV series including Secret Talents of the Stars, NCIS, Haunted, Volcano High, etc.
Mya earned wide recognition and fame in her career and thousands of boys are dying to date and marry her for sure.
She had affairs with several well-known people but she didn't find anyone with whom she can for lifelong. Might she is much focus on her career and wanted to build marital relationship later.
Harrison dated DeSean Jackson from 2011 - 2012, Larry Johnson in 2010, Game in 2005, Silk the Shocker from 1996 - 2000 and Jay Z. It was also rumored that she hooked up with Cameron and Gucci Mane but she hasn't confirmed it. Currently, she is single and focusing more on her career.
Mya earns the good sum of money in her career. Her several single songs were successfully hit and traveled around the world performing concerts. She earned $1,400,000 from her album Mya, $1,285,000 from Fear of Flying, $611,293 from Moodring, $113,000 from Liberation, $16, 722 from Sugar & Spice, and much more from several others.
According to different sources, it is found out that she sold over 3.2 million albums in the United States and 7 million albums worldwide until 2009. She also obtained a decent amount of money from several endorsement brands such as Coca-Cola, Gap, Iceberg, Tommy Hilfiger, Motorola, etc. As per 2017, it is estimated that her current net worth is around $5 million.