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Chanté Moore Biography, Age, Family, Husband, Songs And Net Worth

Chanté Moore Biography

Chanté Moore (born Chanté Torrane Moore) is an American singer-songwriter, actress, television personality, and author. She rose to fame in the early 1990s and established herself as an R&B singer. Aside from her success in music, she became a television personality in 2013, being involved in TV One’s reality series R&B Divas: Los Angeles for three seasons before it was canceled.

Chanté Moore Age

Chanté Torrane Moore was born in San Francisco, California, the U.S. on February 17, 1967. He is 52 years as of 2019.

Chanté Moore Family

Moore was born to Christian Evangelist parents, she grew up singing in the church and was heavily influenced by the music of George Duke and Lee Ritenour. Also, she was a beauty pageant contestant and model. At age twenty-two, she was discovered by MCA Records executive Louis Silas.
Moore’s mother died on her brother’s birthday on January 25, 1995. Her older brother Kelvin Gomillion (born January 25, 1961) also died on August 18, 2013.

Chanté Moore Husband

She married Kadeem Hardison secretly in 1997 and later divorced in 2000. In 1996, they had a daughter named Sophia Hardison.

On New Year’s Day in 2002, she married singer Kenny Lattimore at a private ceremony in Jamaica. Their son Kenny, Jr. was born April 10, 2003. In a July 27, 2011 statement on her Facebook page, she announced she and Kenny Lattimore had divorced.

In her 2014 self-help autobiographical book Will, I Marry Me? she made public her first marriage in 1991 and subsequent divorce to a childhood friend whom she had dated in sixth grade and was her first kiss at the age of 13.

Chanté Moore career

Early Career: Debut album Precious, breakthrough and A Love Supreme

Moore was signed to Silas’ MCA-distributed imprint Silas Records. She had previously been signed to Warner Bros Records by Benny Medina at the age of 19, recording a whole album before being dropped. In 1991, a song “Candlelight and You” featuring Moore’s vocals with R&B singer Keith Washington was featured on the House Party 2 (soundtrack) and immediately began recording her solo debut album.
On September 29, 1992, Silas Records and MCA Records released Moore’s first album, Precious. The first single, “Love’s Taken Over” peaked at number eighty-six and number thirteen on the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B Singles charts, respectively. The second single, It’s Alright failed to make an impact on the Billboard Hot 100, however, peaked at number thirteen on the R&B charts. More singles from Precious were released in 1993, “As If We Never Met” and “Who Do I Turn To?”. The album was certified gold by the RIAA on November 14, 1994.

Moore released her second album A Love Supreme on November 15, 1994, and peaked at sixty-four on the Billboard 200 albums chart. She was one of the co-executive producers of the album and co-wrote eight of its songs, along with Fred Moultrie.

In 1999, she released her third album This Moment Is Mine, which was led by her biggest single to date, “Chanté’s Got a Man”, written for then-husband Kadeem Hardison. It peaked at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number two on the R&B chart and was certified gold. It was followed-up by the single “I See You in a Different Light” with JoJo Hailey of Jodeci and included as the theme for the film For the Love of the Game starring Kevin Costner.

In 2002, Moore had the distinction of winning a Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single for the song “Contagious”, featuring The Isley Brothers and R. Kelly. The song was also nominated for a Grammy Award for R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.

Duet albums with Kenny Lattimore: Things That Lovers Do and Covered/Uncovered
A year after marrying R&B singer Kenny Lattimore, the two signed as a duet act to Arista Records and in 2003 released a duet cover album entitled Things That Lovers Do. In 2007, she starred in the stageplay By Any Means Necessary, along with Dave Hollister, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Shar Jackson, and Danielle Mone Truitt.

Love the Woman
During the recording of her duet album with Lattimore, she signed a new solo recording contract with Peak Records, a subsidiary of Concord Music Group.

She released her fifth solo album Love the Woman on June 17, 2008. The album’s lead single “Ain’t Supposed to Be This Way” impacted radio on May 12, 2008.

In 2009, Moore set some dates for a Love the Woman tour, with performances in Los Angeles, and Atlanta, Georgia. Additionally, she starred with James Pickens, Jr. (of Grey’s Anatomy), Vickie Winans, Loretta Devine, Reginald VelJohnson, Rocky Carroll and Kenny Lattimore in a live stage production of Otis Sallid’s Gospel! Gospel! Gospel at the Wilshire Ebell Theater on May 2009.

In July 2011, it was announced that she would be the TV host for an upcoming women’s fitness reality series sponsored by SportyGirl Fitness. The following year, Moore performed at the 2012 BET Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in a tribute to the late singer Donna Summer.

Will I Marry Me?
On January 1, 2013, she signed a new record deal with Shanachie Entertainment. She released her sixth studio solo album Moore Is More on July 30, 2013, which was preceded by the single “Talking in My Sleep”.

In July 2014, the second season of R&B Divas: Los Angeles premiered, and Chante released a digital single, “I Know, Right?”, later that month.

She released her self-help book Will I Marry Me? in August 2014. Chante’s manager, Cheryl Cobb Debrosse, began producing an adaptation of Will I Marry Me? into a one-woman show in 2015. The third (and final) season of R&B Divas: Los Angeles premiered on February 11, 2015.

In 2015, she announced work on a new solo album which would include new material in addition to a few remakes of her songs, due to the experience of her one-woman show.

The Rise of the Phoenix
In 2016, she premiered a new track titled “Ghetto Love” featuring Kurupt on Donnie Simpson’s radio show. Later in July, she appeared on the radio show to premiere her new single “Put It On Fate” of which she filmed a music video on July 13.

In February, it was announced her seventh studio album The Rise of the Phoenix would be delayed to March, and then April the following month. On March 20, she premiered the music video for her single “Real One”, which was directed by GVisuals. On June 26, 2017, Moore announced The Rise of the Phoenix would be released on September 9, 2017. Additionally, she released her first full-length Christmas album titled Christmas Back to You in November 2017.

In March 2018, she premiered a new single “One Love” featuring Lewis Sky, ahead of a new EP, 1 of 4, released on April 5.

Chanté Moore Net Worth

Moore is an American R&B singer and reality television star who has a net worth of $1.5 million.

Discography

Solo albums

  • Precious (1992)
  • A Love Supreme (1994)
  • This Moment Is Mine (1999)
  • Exposed (2000)
  • Love the Woman (2008)
  • Moore Is More (2013)
  • The Rise of the Phoenix (2017)
  • Christmas Back to You (2017)

Collaborative albums

Things That Lovers Do (with Kenny Lattimore) (2003)
Uncovered/Covered (with Kenny Lattimore) (2006)