Who is T-Pain’s wife Amber Najm?
Amber Najm was born on 13th April 1981, in Melbourne, Florida USA, so is now a 38 year-old businesswoman. However, she is primarily recognized for being the wife of the famous singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer Faheem Rasheed Najm, better known by his stage name as T-Pain. The two have been married since 2003.
Amber Najm Wiki Bio: Life before Marriage to T-Pain
Amber and T-Pain have been married for 16 years, but before they took their vows in 2003, they were in a relationship for several years. There is not a lot of information regarding Amber’s life prior to her marriage to T-Pain; we do not know the names and occupations of her parents, nor whether or not she has siblings. Having matriculated from high school, Amber enrolled at Florida A&M University where she studied business, graduating after four years with a Bachelor’s degree.
After that, she had ambitions to start her own business, but in 2001 started working for the American military. T-Pain, also a Florida native, found his passion for music as early as three years-old, when gospel jazz singer Ben Tankard, who was a friend of his family, brought him to his music studio. When he was 10 years old T-Pain successfully transformed his room into a self-made music studio, and began writing songs and creating music.
Marriage to T-Pain
Najm and T-Pain met while Amber was still at University; T-Pain, who is four years younger than Amber, was an aspiring young musician at the time. They dated for several years before T-Pain proposed to Amber in 2003. Since then, T-Pain’s career has taken-off, and he became one of the most recognized faces in the music industry. He developed a distinct style which featured prominent use of the Auto-Tune pitch correction effect. Since his debut album was released in 2005, T-Pain has featured on more than 70 chart topping singles.
Throughout his career he has collaborated with many other famous singers and rappers, such as Taylor Swift, Akon, Flo Rida and Chris Brown. The rapper has stated on numerous occasions that his success would not be possible if it weren’t for his wife, who has always been there for him, and offered him support when he struggled the most. In one of his Instagram posts, T-Pain wrote ‘You are a gift from god and I can confirm this from many different angles and proofs’ and ‘I love you so much baby. I see ppl hatin on us so much and I bet they’ve never experience love nowhere near the levels you give me’.
Children and Allegations of “Open Relationship”
Amber and T-Pain have three children together; daughter Lyriq was born on 14th March 2004, their first son named Muziq on 24th 2007, and second son Kaydnz Kodah on 29th April 2009. The couple found themselves amid controversy, after T-Pain stated in an interview that he and his wife engage in occasional affairs with other women. His statement sparked off rumors that Amber and T-Pain are in an open relationship, and frequently see other people, prompting T-Pain to respond and provide further explanation. He clarified the situation by stating: ‘I was just telling them that me and my wife just sleep with other girls together. It’s not like we can just go off and have a relationship with other people. People were assuming we got married for nothing. Just because we smash an every now and then doesn’t mean we have an open marriage’.
Besides being an acclaimed singer, songwriter and rapper, T-Pain is also a successful record producer. In 2005 he launched his own record label called “Nappy Boy Entertainment”; the name comes from the name of T-Pains first rap group, which was called “Nappy Headz”. The label’s roster of artists includes T-Pain, Tay Dizm, Travie McCoy, Field Mob, Brandon Watson and Shawnna. In addition to promoting her husband’s label on her social media accounts, Amber is also involved with the business aspects of the company. Furthermore, T-Pain referred to her as ‘the first lady of Nappy Boy Entertainment’.
Even though the two are now enjoying a happy marriage, things have not always been so smooth. The rapper admitted that he was unfaithful to his wife at the beginning of his career, stating in an interview that his sudden rise to fame resulted in his bad and irrational behavior for which he now feels sorry. Furthermore, he is thankful to his wife for forgiving him and staying with him despite his affairs and misbehavour. Since then he has worked on becoming a better husband and father, and stated: ‘I definitely wanted to be a better husband, a better father, and just better my life so that my family can live good’.
Speaking about the couple’s overall wealth, authoritative sources have estimated that Amber Najm has a net worth of around $1 million. Her husband, on the other hand, has an estimated net worth of $45 million, which he’s managed to amass through his successful career as a rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer.
Amber Najm uses her social media account primarily for promoting her husband’s record label, however, she recently deleted her Instagram profile. Nonetheless, she is still active on Twitter where she has more than 1200 followers. Her husband T-Pain has an Instagram account with nearly two million followers, and a Twitter profile with more than 1.2 million followers.
— Amber Najm (@PainzGirl) May 21, 2013
Appearance and Physical Characteristics
Regarding her appearance, Amber Najm has a long curly black hair, and dark blue eyes. She is 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall.