Mya Net Worth (Singer)

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Net Worth $ 10,000,000
Real name Mýa Harrison
Source of Wealth Music
Profession Singer
Date of Birth Oct 10, 1979
Zodiac Libra
Age 43
Height 164 cm / 5 ft 4 inch
Nationality American


Mýa Harrison is a famous singer, actress, and dancer who started as a dancer for Black Entertainment Television's music videos. She then began singing and signed with a record company called Interscope.[1]

Her first Album, "Mýa," was trendy and sold many copies. Her second Album, "Fear of Flying," was also a hit and included a popular song called "Case of the Ex." Mýa has also acted in movies and was on a T.V. show called "Dancing with the Stars."

She is also a philanthropist and helps people through her nonprofit organization, The Mýa Arts & Tech Foundation, which helps disadvantaged children learn about the arts and technology.

Her net worth is estimated at $10 million.

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Upbringing and Music Career

Mýa Marie Harrison was born on October 10, 1979, in Washington, D.C., U.S., to a musician father and an accountant mother.

From an early age, Harrison displayed a talent for singing and dancing, enrolling in dance classes like jazz and tap and learning the violin.

When Mýa's father found out that she wanted to pursue a career in music, he started looking for opportunities to get her noticed by music industry professionals.

Eventually, her demo tape caught the attention of Haqq Islam, the president, and CEO of University Music.

After finishing high school at 16, Mýa took some classes at the University of Maryland College Park, but her main focus was recording music in the studio.[2]

Introducing Mýa: The Debut Years (1996-1999)

With the help of her father, Sherman, and in collaboration with some notable figures in the industry, including Missy Elliott, Babyface, Diane Warren, and Dru Hill, Mýa recorded her debut album, "Mýa."

The Album peaked at number 29 on the U.S. Billboard 200 and received a platinum certification.

Mýa's debut album produced three hit singles: "It's All About Me" featuring R&B singer Sisqó, which reached the top ten on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart, as well as "Movin' On" and "My First Night with You."

Mýa's album "Mýa" got her nominated for two awards at the Soul Train Music Awards and one at the NAACP Image Awards.

She also worked with Blackstreet, Blinky Blink, and Mase on a song called "Take Me There" for The Rugrats Movie soundtrack.

The song was a hit in New Zealand and many other countries. Mýa was also featured on Pras' popular single, "Ghetto Supastar," which got her nominated for a Grammy Award.

She made her acting debut in the movie In Too Deep in 1999 and played the character of Loretta, appearing alongside L.L. Cool J and Omar Epps.

Despite mixed reviews, the movie was able to recoup its costs. [3]

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"Fear of Flying and the Iconic "Lady Marmalade" (2000-2002)

Mýa's album "Fear of Flying" was produced by various producers and partially inspired by Erica Jong's novel of the same title.

Mýa was heavily involved in the Album's production, and its second single, "Case of the Ex," became an international hit, solidifying the Album's success.

It earned Mýa a Soul Train Music Award and a MOBO nomination for Best Album. The Album sold 1.2 million copies in the United States and eventually received a platinum certification.

Mýa paid tribute to Janet Jackson at MTV Icon and had already amassed nine Top 10 hits by mid-2001.

Mýa collaborated with Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, and Pink on the hit "Lady Marmalade," which was a worldwide success and won several awards.

Additionally, Mýa ventured into acting and played a minor supporting role in the film "Chicago."

"Moodring" and "Liberation" (2003-2007)

Mýa's third studio album, “Moodring,” was released in July 2003 and sold more than 113,000 copies in its first week.

The Album explored different emotions and styles, including pop-rock, soul, hip-hop, R&B, and quiet storm.

The first single, "My Love Is Like ... Wo", produced by Missy Elliott, became a top twenty hit, while the second single, "Fallen," reached the top forty.

The Album stayed on the charts for eighteen weeks and went gold, selling 589,000 copies.

In 2004, Mýa had minor roles in “Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights and Shall We Dance?” and Wes Craven's horror film “Cursed.”

In 2006, she co-starred in “The Heart Specialist” and signed with Universal Motown to work on her next album, “Liberation,” released as a digital download in 2007 after several setbacks and leaks in Japan.

She also co-starred in the independent romantic comedy film “The Metrosexual” that year.

In 2008, Mýa acted in "Cover" and the direct-to-DVD film "Love For Sale."

She also released her fifth album, "Sugar & Spice," under independent and Japanese R&B labels.

In 2009, she appeared in the indie film "Bottleworld" and participated in season 9 of "Dancing with the Stars." Mýa also released her first mixtape, "Beauty & The Streets Vol.1".

She was a featured vocalist on the number-one hit remake "We Are the World 25 for Haiti".

In 2011, she collaborated with French DJ Cedric Gervais and released her sixth album, "K.I.S.S. (Keep It Sexy & Simple)," in Japan and the US.

Philanthropy and Personal Life

In 2005, Mýa started a non-profit organization called The Mýa Arts & Tech Foundation to help underprivileged kids with arts and technology education.

She also participated in various fundraisers and campaigns to raise awareness and support for causes such as AIDS, homeless LGBT youth, gay rights, and Operation Smile.

In 2022, Mýa became World Animal Protection's first US celebrity ambassador.[4]

In Conclusion

Mya Marrie Harrison is a dancer, actress, and American singer with a prominent music career. She was launched to fame with her album "Fear of Flying" and the iconic collaboration on "Lady Marmalade."

Her net worth is estimated at $10 million.


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