Mashonda Tifrere

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Singer (1978)
Sat Jul 11 2020
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Mashonda Tifrere is an American singer, author, and model who is active in the music industry for over two decades. She is known for starring in the VH1 reality TV series Love & Hip Hop: New York in 2011. Asides her own work, she is probably best identified as the former wife of American hip hop recording artist, Kasseem Dean, entirely remembered professionally as Swizz Beatz

She was born on January 9, 1978, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. But her parents' identity is still unknown to the media. As per her citizenship, she is American and is of American African ethnicity. 

When Mashonda Got Unmarried From Swizz?

In the year 2020, the ex-couple, Tifrere, and Beatz had proudly announced their separation. The reason being their divorce is the famous record producer had an extramarital affair with his current wife, Alicia Keys. 

Mashonda Tifrere and Swizz Beatz Were Married From 2004 Until 2010
Image: Mashonda Tifrere and Swizz Beatz Together
 Source: Showbiz Cheat Sheet 

The former spouses made their relationship public in 1998. And finally, after six years of dating, they exchanged the wedding vows on in the year 2004. But sadly, Tifrere went through a miscarriage in 2000 before their marriage.

 During that period, the musicians gave birth to their son Kasseem Dean, Jr. on December 22, 2006. But the things between them went worst due to Beatz and Keys' love affairs. So they announced their divorce in June 2008 citing irreconcilable differences. 

Mashonda Tifrere and Alicia Keys Are On Good Term Now
Photo: Mashonda Tifrere Is Now Good Term With Alicia Keys
Source: DailyMail 

Their divorce was finalized in May 2010 after six years of matrimony. But they are still maintaining their failed relationship in a good way and are proudly co-parenting their son Kasseem. Also, she shares a great bond with a 15-time Grammy Award-winning artist, Keys. 

Life After The Divorce 

Since the divorce, Tifrere who released her first debut studio album, January Joy, in 2005 has been relishing her singlehood and as well as motherhood. As of now, 42, Tifrere is yet to get remarried. 

While her estranged partner Kasseem got hitched with American musician, Alicia Augello-Cook Dean, better known by her stage name Alicia Keys. The couple who started dating in 2008 exchanged the wedding vows on July 31, 2010, in a private ceremony. 

Swizz Beatz With Alicia Keys Shares Two Kids
Photo: Swizz Beatz With Alicia Keys 
Source: Harper's Bazar 

For their big day, the choose their private home on the Mediterranean Sea in Italy. In fact, they were expecting their first child during their marriage. That same year, they welcomed their son Egypt Daoud Dean on October 14, 2010. 

After four years, Swizz and his wife, Alicia Augello welcomed another bundle of joy or son Genesis Ali Dean on Saturday, December 27, 2014.  Now, the beautiful couple is happily married for over 20 years with no sign of divorce.

The Hip Hop Artist, Swizz Beatz and His Oldest Son, Prince Dean
Caption: The Hip Hop Artist, Swizz Beatz and His Oldest Son, Prince Dean
Source: Bck Online 

In addition, the hip hop recording artist, 41, also is a proud dad of Nicole Dean, from his previous relationship with singer Jahna Sabastian, 33. They first met in 2007 and dated for a while. Not only this but he also shares one son Prince Nasir Dean, 19, with his former girlfriend, Nicole Levy. 

How much is Mashonda worth? 

Since starting her music career in 1998, Mashonda has accumulated a suitable amount of fortune. She has an impressive net worth of $5 Million as of June 2020. She credits most of her fortune to her successful career of working as the singer and model. 

The average salary of a singer in the United States is approximately $45,000 to $65,000 per year. With the experienced, she posses more than the average pay. Her debut single Blackout reached #96 and also Back of da Club reached #86 on the US R&B chart. 

Mashonda feat. Snoop Dogg - Black Out 

Her other singles include 2009: Dirty Laundry (feat. Eve), 2009: No Panties (Buzz Single), 2011: Intrigued (Buzz Single), 2012: Touch Me, 2012: Mystery (feat. Lil Mo), and 2020: King. Further, she published a book named Blend: The Secret to Co-Parenting and Creating a Balanced Family on October 2, 2018. 

While his ex-spouse, Swizz shares a staggering combine net worth of $150 million with wife, Alicia. Likewise, the hip hop artist, composer, and record producer, Beatz has earned an overall $145 million over his career. 

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