Tahliah Debrett Barnett was born on 16 January 1988, in Gloucestershire, England, of Jamaican, English and Spanish Descent. As FKA Twigs she is best known for her recent music releases that have brought critical acclaim. Prior to her music career, she was an established back-up dancer, and has worked with various artists in the music industry. Her efforts have led to where her net worth is currently.
How rich is FKA Twigs? As of early-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $2 million, mostly earned through a successful career in music. She’s released a number of extended plays (EP) and an album. She continues to work on music projects and also does directorial work. It is likely that with her increasing success, her wealth will also rise.
FKA Twigs Net Worth $2 Million
FKA was born to a low income family and was fortunate to take her education through a scholarship. She attended St. Edward’s School, Cheltenham and then started to make music by playing in youth clubs. At the age of 17, she moved to London to try and pursue a career as a dancer, and worked for several artists like Kylie Minogue, Ed Sheeran, and Jessie J, plus appeared in the music videos for “Price Tag” and “Do It Like A Dude”. She was also a part of the BBC Sketch entitled “Beyoncé Wants Groceries”.
In 2012, she used the stage name Twigs and later had to add FKA to her name because of another artist called The Twigs. She released her first EP called “EP1” on Bandcamp during late 2012, and also posted the songs on YouTube. In 2013, she released a video of her song “Water Me” and started getting recognition thanks to her different rendition of the R&B genre. Another EP entitled “EP2” followed in 2013, and drew high ratings on review sites. She was nominated for the BBC Sound of 2014 Prize, and was also featured on Spotify and Billboard. Later in 2014, she created and helped produce her debut album entitled “LP1”. and got mostly positive reviews. Her third EP was released later in 2015, entitled “M3LLi55X” pronounced as Melissa. Currently FKA Twigs has released a new song called “Good to Love” and it is said that she is working on a new musical project, which should furhter increase her net worth.
Aside from her music, it is known that Twigs has directed or co-directed most of her videos. She’s also worked with other groups and artists who she has helped produce their music, or has directed their videos. She has even directed an ad for Google Glass. Her first television debut was on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”.
For her personal life, it is known that she has been engaged to actor Robert Pattinson since 2015. Her name Twigs comes from how her joints crack, and according to her, the FKA in her name doesn’t stand for anything in particular. Twigs doesn’t associate herself in any type of musical genre, stating that she likes to experiment with sounds and different kinds of music.
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