Who is Antonia Wright?
Born Antonia “Toya” Johnson, on the 26th of October, 1983, Antonia Wright is an American television personality, author, and entrepreneur who became known as rapper Lil Wayne’s former wife. She also became known for appearing in the reality television show “Tinya and Tonya” and “Toua: A Family Affair.”
Antonia Wright’s Early Life
Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Wright is the daughter of Anita Johnson-Andrews and Walter Andrews. She also has four other siblings namely Josh Johnson, Casey Johnson, Rudy Johnson, and Walter Johnson Jr.
At the age of 12, Wright met Lil Wayne when she was just standing at a corner and the rapper just happened to see her. The two immediately struck a connection even at a young age and at 14, she became pregnant with Wayne’s child. When she was 15 and Wayne was 16, she gave birth to their daughter Regina Carter in November 29, 1998.
The two delayed their marriage as Wayne decided to pursue his career and music first to be able to support their family. Wright, on the other hand, decided to support Wayne and in February 14, 2004 they eventually got married. Unfortunately, their separated in 2006 but continued to be friends and raised their daughter together.
Antonia Wright’s Career
Wright easily became popular when Lil Wayne’s career was catapulted to stardom. But even after they broke up, she continued with her own career and was able to make a name for herself.
In 2009, Wright starred in the reality series “Tiny and TOya” alongside Tameka Cottle. The series became a huge hit in the network BET and became one of its highly-rated shows. Although it only aired until 2011, the show’s success helped catapult her to fame and also increased her net worth tremendously.
Her most recent television appearances include “My Super Sweet 16” in 2014 and “Marriage Boo Camp: Reality Stars” in 2016.
In 2011, Wright then starred in her own reality show “Toya: A Family Affair”. Although it only has 16 episodes and only lasted for one season, the show still helped with her career and also her income.
Aside from the success of her reality shows, Wright also wrote a book in 2011 entitled “Priceless Inspiration” where she shared her life’s struggles and challenges. In 2016, she also wrote the fictional book “How to Lose a Husband” and the memoir “In My Own Words…My Real Reality.” Her success as an author also tremendously helped in increasing her net worth.
Today, Wright is also an entrepreneur owning a boutique called G.A.R.B. in New Orleans and Los Angeles, and another one in Smyrna, GA called GARB Shoetique.
Antonia Wright Net Worth
As of 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Wright’s net worth is $4 million acquired from her years as a reality television personality and also from the sales of her books and the success of her boutiques.
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Antonia Wright Body Measurements
Wright is a petite woman with a height of 5 feet and 2 inches. Her bust size is also 35 inches while her butt size is at 34 inches.
Antonia Wright’s Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, after separating with Lil Wayne, Wright married Mickey “memphitz” Wright in 2011. Unfortunately their marriage ended in 2015.
Today, Wright is in a relationship with Robert “Red” Rushing who is the Atlanta sports manager and owner of 2 Commas clothing brand. In February 9, 2018, she also gave birth to their daughter Reign Ryan Rushing.
Wright also suffered loss in 2016 when her brother Josh and Rudy were gunned down while inside their car in New Orleans.