Name: Fantasia
Birth Name: 
Fantasia Monique Barrino
Birth Date: 
June 30, 1984
Birth Place: 
High Point, NC
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 1242

Hugh Jackman & Mary-Louise Parker Step Out for "After Midnight" Premiere

Posted Monday November 4, 2013 3:18 PM GMT

Making the most of a beautiful evening, Mary-Louise Parker and Hugh Jackman stepped out to watch Fantasia Barrino in "After Midnight" on Sunday (November 3).

The "American Idol" alum stars in the Broadway production, which premiered last evening at New York City's Brooks Atkinson Theatre.


Fantasia Barrino Gives Birth to a Baby Boy!

Posted Wednesday December 14, 2011 9:51 AM GMT

It’s an exciting time in the life of Fantasia Barrino, as she welcomed her first son into the world yesterday (December 13).

The “American Idol” champ said hello to Dallas Zavier Barrino, who weighed in at 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 21 inches in length.


Fantasia Barrino: I'm Pregnant!

Posted Monday August 1, 2011 9:13 AM GMT

She’s been slowly making her way to a career comeback, and now Fantasia Barrino has shared some exciting news- she’s pregnant.

The “American Idol” alum broke the news from the stage of a charity event she performed at in Jacksonville, Florida yesterday (July 31).


Fantasia Barrino Announces "Back To Me" Tour Dates

Posted Tuesday September 28, 2010 12:56 PM GMT

Having rebounded since her suicide attempt last month, Fantasia Barrino has announced plans to hit the road for a thirty show concert series.

Making for her first headlining tour, the "American Idol" alum's "Back to Me" gigs kick off on November 4 in Richmond, Virginia.

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Fantasia Barrino Drops By “Good Morning America”

Posted Tuesday August 24, 2010 10:46 AM GMT

She’s been dealing with the aftermath of her suicide attempt earlier this month, and this morning (August 24) Fantasia Barrino made an appearance on “Good Morning America.”

The “American Idol” champ talked about her struggles and the pressures that drove her to try and end her life.


Fantasia Opens Up About Overdose

Posted Monday August 23, 2010 9:19 AM GMT

Opening up about her recent hospitalization following a medication overdose, Fantasia Barrino confesses that she was looking for a way out.

Talking with VH1's Behind the Music in an episode airing Tuesday (August 24) at 9PM ET/PT, she said, "I didn't have any fight in me. I didn't care about anything. I just wanted out."


Fantasia Barrino: Ready to Make Music

Posted Tuesday August 17, 2010 9:26 AM GMT

It’s no secret that she’s been having a rough time as of late, but Fantasia Barrino is trying to sort herself out and wants to focus on her music career.

The “American Idol” alum, who was hospitalized for attempted suicide, can’t wait to begin promoting her upcoming album later this month.

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Carrie Underwood Talks Valentine's Day

Posted Friday February 13, 2009 9:44 PM GMT

We all know that Miss Carrie Underwood is a lovely lady and that many guys would love to have her, but hold onto your Valentine’s Day gifts men - as the "American Idol" singer says that she's not a fan of the lover's holiday.