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Heather Headley: Trinidad & Tobago Born American Actress | Know Her Better

aisha Published On Wed Jun 10 2020   Modified On Wed Jun 10 2020
Heather Headley: Trinidad & Tobago Born American Actress | Know Her Better

Heather Headley is a singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress best known for her songs 'He Is', 'I Wish I Wasn't', 'In My Mind', and many more. She was born on October 5, 1974 (age 45 years), Barataria, San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago, and has a star sign of Libra. 

She is the daughter of Hannah and Eric Headley and at the age of 15 in 1989, she moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana with her family as her father was offered a job as pastor. Keep swiping down to know more facts about Headley: 

Net Worth: $5 million 

'Always Been Your Girl' singer Heather Headley has earned a whopping net worth of $5 million from her varied career as a singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. 

She has also performed various soundtracks in movies, series, and short movies. Not only from singing, but Headley has also earned her wealth through her acting career. 

Husband: Brian Musso 

Headley was in a longtime relationship with Brian Musso with whom she got married on September 6, 2003, after the eight-month-long engagement. The pair went to Northwestern University, and started dating since then. They also have given birth to three children from their seventeen years of marriage. 

Heather Headley with her husband Brian Musso.
Heather Headley with her husband Brian Musso.
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Blessed With Three Children 

The 'Sweet Magnolias' actress is blessed with two sons and one daughter with her longtime boyfriend Brian Musso. On December 1, 2009, their first child was born whom they named John David Musso. Then on August 18, 2014, their son Jordan Chase Musso was born, and after five years their daughter was born whose name hasn't been public yet. 

Picture of Heather Headley with her three children.
Picture of Heather Headley with her three children.
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Started Her Acting Career Since 2001

In 2001, Headley started her acting career by giving her first debut in a video 'Elmo's Magic Cookbook' as Pocket Queen. Since then she has acted in six television series and on a movie named 'Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights' as Rosa Negra Singer, 'She's Gotta Have It' (TV Series) as Jamison, 'Chicago Med' as Gwen Garrett, 'Sweet Magnolias' (TV Series) as Helen Decatur, and others. 

Heather Headley in 'She's Gotta Have It' (TV Series) as Jamison.
Heather Headley in 'She's Gotta Have It' (TV Series) as Jamison.
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Music Career 

Headley released her first album ' This Is Who I Am' in October 2002 with RCA Records. From her album her first single 'He Is' was not that successful, however, her second single 'I Wish I Wasn't' achieved moderate success. Her work on the album earned a nomination in Grammy Award Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and for Best New Artist. She has released four albums, seven singles, one compilation, and three miscellaneous. 

A picture of Heather Headley Performing at Elton John's 25th Annual Gala.
A picture of Heather Headley Performing at Elton John's 25th Annual Gala.
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YouTube Channel

The performer of 'Love Will Find a Way' also has created her own YouTube channel since October 15, 2009. Since then she has posted various official videos of her song in her channel. 

Headley has acquired a total 76,897,165 views in her channel while her most watched video is 'In My Mind' official video that has gained 53 million views.

Alma Mater: Northwestern University

Headley first joined Northrop High School where she was a member of their resident show choir, Charisma. Then in 1993, she got enrolled in Northwestern University, where she studied communications and musical theatre and studied until 1996. 

Later, Headley decided to become the part of musical Ragtime and drop out of school. 

Body Measurement 

Fikiri from the series 'The Lion Guard' stands 5 feet 8 and a half inches tall (172 cm) while weighing around 60 kg (133 lbs). She has black hair with brown hair color. 

Social Media Presence 

As for her social media presence, Headley is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She has gained 72.6k followers on Insta with the username 'heatherheadley' and 35.9k followers on Twitter with the username 'heatherheadley'. 

Her Facebook also has around 589,987 followers with her name 'HeatherHeadley'.

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