|Birth date||9 Jan, 1971|
United States of America
|Education||John Dewey High School|
|Description||American rapper, actor and radio personality|
Angie Martinez, an actor, a radio personality and a singer/rapper by profession, came to life on January 9th 1971. She is a Native American and was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States. She was born to her parents and grew up in the same place where Jennifer Lopez grew up. Angie is known for her beautiful looks and charming personality and is often compared in looks to Jennifer Lopez and many people say that they both look alike each other.
Angie is also known to be a multi-talented person with skills in acting, singing, playing instruments and an RJ as well. Angie is married to her present husband and her long-time boyfriend, Tamir "Nokio" Ruffin, who is also a musical performer by profession and belongs to a musical group Dru Hill of which Angie has also remained a part of. Both Angie and Tamir have got a son together with the name Niko. The relation of the couple is very strong and they both are staying together since marriage. Angie is also involved in social activities and has performed on promotional tours and stage shows for various charities and foundations. She also ran in New York City Marathon for a social cause.
According to her biography, Angie started her professional career on radio where she started with the channel ‘WQHT’ in small appearances. She started to work alongside a popular DJ on radio and later on gained much confidence to appear in the solo shows on radio. She subsequently worked on other radio channels like HOT 97 and Power 105.1. Her radio show with the name ‘The Voice of New York’ became much popular and reached the top spot with many loyal listeners to the show. She has also acted in short appearances in many movies including ‘Blood is Thicker Than Water’, ‘Paper Soldiers’, ‘Brown Sugar’ and ‘Paid in Full’. However all of these were small cameo roles and she dint get much popularity in acting. Angie started her musical career in 1996 when she got a chance to rap in some singles like ‘Heartbeat’, ‘Not Tonight’. The songs were instant hits and reached the top chartbusters list.
One of her song was also nominated for Grammy award and she gained much popularity rapping in these songs. Later on she got many offers to rap in the musical songs and she got much appreciation for her singing abilities. She in the later phase came out with two musical albums of her own as well. Her debut album with the name ‘Up Close and Personal’ was released in the year 2001 and gained much popularity at the box office. Her second album ‘Animal House’ was released in the year 2002 and was appreciated as well.
Angie has been a popular musical star and radio personality and has gained much wealth singing and appearing on radio shows. She has sold over millions of copies of the songs she has sung and remained at top positions for her radio shows. Her estimated net worth is around $ 2 million and is on an increasing trend.
Last Modified: Feb 13, 2020