Circa late-March 2020, Johnta Austin went viral. To entertain people trapped in their homes due to Coronavirus, the renowned singer-songwriter took to IG Live and battled Ne-Yo — a fellow music industry heavyweight with an equally impressive pen.
The article below highlights Johnta’s married life, net worth, and height. Read till the end and get familiar with his wife, family background, songs, and social media presence.
Bio — Zodiac, Birthday, Age
Johnta Austin was born on 28th June 1980. Thus, the famed musician turned 39 years old in the Summer of 2019. Elon Musk is his birthday buddy. Meanwhile, he owns Cancer as his Zodiac sign. A holder of American nationality, Johnta hailed from Atlanta, Georgia. Meanwhile, he possessed African-American ethnicity.
Wiki — Parents, Siblings, Family
Coming to the celebrated songwriter’s family life, Johnta Austin was raised by his mother and step-father. For a large part of Johnta’s life, his biological dad was absent. He never spoke about his parents’ relationship.
Admittedly, Kennis Harrell — his step-dad — was Johnta’s superhero. Discussing their history, Johnta once penned a lengthy appreciation FB post. He adores his mother and siblings, assuming they existed, equally.
As a kid, Johnta sang in the church choir and aspired to become an actor. By age 8, he was already hosting the TBS show “Kid’s Beat.” Over time, he hosted the CNN program “Real News for Kids” and another TBS show “Feed Your Mind.” Michael Jordan and Michael Jackson were some iconic figures interviewed by him.
Johnta Austin Net Worth, Songs, Albums
Around the late-1990s, Johnta Austin penned a recording deal with RCA Records. He was later dropped in favor of fellow R&B singer Tyrese. The setback pushed Johnta to focus on his songwriting talents.
“Can’t Be Wasting My Time” by Mona Lisa was Johnta’s first professional credit. Up until 2004, he co-wrote songs for Aliyah and Toni Braxton.
In the mid-2000s, Johnta’s songwriting career flourished. Writing for Mariah Carey, Mary J Blige, Jermaine Dupri, Trey Songz, and Tamia, he garnered unprecedented success. The 2010s saw Johnta dominate the R&B charts.
As a solo artist, Johnta was set to drop his debut album “Ocean Drive” in 2008 before getting shelved. A decade later, he released a different LP titled “Love, Sex, & Religion.”
Owing to his songwriting prowess, Johnta flaunted $20 million in net worth. Away from the fortune, he was honored with the prestigious Song of the Decade by Rhythm & Soul music awards for Mariah Carey’s “We Belong Together.” Johnta also owned 2 Grammys.
Johnta Austin Wife, Married, Children
As of 2020, Johnta Austin was able to enjoy the perks of married life. In September 2015, he and his wife Porsche Austin tied the knot. On the big day, Johnta looked dapper in a traditional tuxedo. Meanwhile, his bride Porsche seemed beautiful in a wedding gown.
For their 4th wedding anniversary, Johnta took to IG and wrote a lengthy post acknowledging their blissful marriage. In it, he praised Porsche as his best friend. Admittedly, the famed songwriter didn’t know what he would do without his wife.
Together, Johnta and Porsche looked after two children (both sons). Reportedly, they had named their kids Jagger and Cash. Cash was born in January 2008.
Unsurprisingly, Johnta was big into flaunting his wife and their children on social media. On birthdays and anniversaries, he showered them with love on Twitter, IG, and FB.
Social Media: Instagram, Twitter, YT
On YouTube, Johnta Austin had 2.7k followers (as of March 2020). Elsewhere on Twitter, he garnered 11.5k followers. Meanwhile, some 14.1k people followed his Facebook page. His followers count on IG stood at a healthy 38.9k.
Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Getting into physical appearances, Johnta Austin stood no taller than five feet and seven inches (170 cm) in height. Additionally, he possessed a six-pack and maintained a fit weight. His George Clooney-Esque beard stood out.
Last modified: March 30, 2020