Biography / Wiki
As the rapping world is on the top of its popularity, some rappers established themselves in the music industry and one of them is proficient rapper Katrina Laverne Taylor, who is better known as “Trina”. She rose to fame and gained huge popularity after her appearance on the single “Nann Nigga” from Trick Daddy’s second studio album.
She developed a love of music, dancing, and rapping from an early age. When she released singles like “Da Baddest Bitch” and “Pull Over”, the world came to know about her rapping skills and astounded everyone with her talent.
There was no looking back after that for Trina. She appears to be benefitting from her hard work because she became an international Hip-Hop sensation.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 3 December 1974, this gorgeous rapper has turned 46 years old in the year 2020. She has a good height of 157 in Centimetres and 5’2” in Feet & Inches. Her dark brown eyes and shiny black hair enhance her beauty.
She seems fit with the weight of 59 in kilograms and 130 lbs in pounds. Her figure measures 36 inches breast, 28 inches waist, and 37 inches hips.
She has earned the sum of a good amount of money and salary from her profession as a rapper and TV personality and has reported $6 million as her net worth.
Education / Family
Trina was born and raised up in Miami, Florida, U.S., and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. She is born to her father Malik Wade and her Vernesa Taylor. She has been grown up with his brother named Wilbrent Bain but her brother was murdered when he was just 19 years old.
As for her education, she was a majorette from Miami Northwestern Senior High School in Miami, Florida. However, she didn’t reveal further information about her higher educational qualifications.
|Birth Name||Katrina Laverne Taylor|
|Nickname||Katrina, Trina, Diamond Princess, Da Baddest Chick|
|Birth Place||Miami, Florida, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth||3 December 1974|
|Age||46 years old (as of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 157 cm
In feet inches – 5’2”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 59 kg
In Pounds – 130 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Miami Northwestern Senior High School|
|Home Town||Miami, Florida, U.S.|
|Debut||Album – Da Baddest Bitch (2000)|
|Fathers Name||Malik Wade
|Mothers Name||Vernesa Taylor
Career / Fashion And Style
As of her career, she started her career in rapping with Slip-n-Slide Records with distribution from Atlantic Records and her debut studio album Da Baddest Bitch in 2000. The album was preceded by the singles like “Da Baddest Bitch” and “Pull Over” which reached #46 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, #93 on the Hot 100, and #41 on the Rap Songs chart.
Next, she released her second studio album Diamond Princess in 2002. She released her third album and final single “B R Right” in the same year which also featured Ludacris. She released her third studio album, Glamorest Life in 2005 whose 77,000 units were sold in its first week.
She quits Atlantic Records in 2007 and signed to EMI in conjunction with, Slip-n-Slide Records. She released her fourth studio album, Still da Baddest in 2008 which reached #1 on the Top Rap Albums chart. She released her fifth studio album, Amazin’ in 2010 which reached #1 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart.
She released the mixtape Diamonds Are Forever in 2011 which was preceded by the singles “Ghetto”, “Can I” and “Waist So Skinny”. She released the mixtape Back 2 Business in 2012 which was preceded by the singles “Beam” and “Bad Bitch”. She appeared as a co-host on the show Tiny Tonight! in the same year.
She released the promotional single “Real One” in 2015. She released the single “Forget That” in 2016 and participated in Missy Elliott’s tribute for VH1’s Hip Hop Honors: All Hail The Queens in the same year. She released her sixth studio album, The One in 2019.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
Reflecting on her personal life, she is not married yet but she got engaged once with rapper Lil Wayne but the couple separated after she miscarriage their baby. Currently, she is involved in a romantic relationship with Raymond Taylor and they seem to be happy and enjoying their love life blissfully.
Previous to this, she dated many celebrities such as Missy Elliott, C-Murder, Rasi Baker, Kenyon Martin, Soulja Boy, French Montana, James Harden, and Tory Lanez
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Rapper(s)||Missy Elliott, Queen Latifah, Roxanne Shante, Lil Kim, MC Lyte, Salt-N-Pepa|
|Favorite Male rapper||The Notorious B.I.G.|
|Favorite Food||Sea Food|
|Favorite Color(s)||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Trina
- Her full name by birth is Katrina Laverne Taylor.
- She is fondly known by different names such as Katrina, Trina, Diamond Princess, and Da Baddest Chick.
- Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
- She won АСЕ Аwаrd in 2010 and Віllbоаrd Мuѕіс Аwаrd in 2001.
- She was awarded wіth Lіfеtіmе Асhіеvеmеnt Аwаrd by Аll-Ѕtаr Мuѕіс in 2014.
- She was nominated 10 times for BET award in thе саtеgоrу оf Веѕt Fеmаlе Нір-Нор Аrtіѕt from 2001-2015.
- She is the founder of a non-profit organization, Diamond Doll Foundation which helps younger girls with their life struggles.
- Apart from rapper, she also worked as an exotic dancer.
- She has her own perfume line called “Diamond Princess”