Da Brat - Updated Jun 2024

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Da Brat

Da Bratis a popular American rapper. Da Brat is also known as the celebrity half-sister of actress and fashion designer Lisa Raye McCoy and the celebrity wife of entrepreneur Jessica Harris-Dupart.

Early Life

Da Brat was born on 14 April 1974 and she is currently 49 years old. She hails from Chicago, Illinois, and her zodiac sign is Aries. Likewise, her real name is Shawntae Harris.

Talking about her family, her parents are father David Ray McCoy and mother Beverly Calloway. Since her parents never married, she grew up in two different households. Likewise, she has a paternal half-sister namely Lisa Raye McCoy.

Similarly, this personality attended Kenwood Academy during her sophomore and junior years. There, Da Brat ran track and played basketball. Moreover, this personality graduated from the Academy of Scholastic Achievement in 1992.

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Caption: Da Brat posing for a photo with her sister Lisa Raye McCoy. Source: Yahoo News

Da Brat – Net Worth 2024

Da Brat has a net worth of approximately $5 million US dollars. Brat makes her earnings as a rapper with successful albums like Funkdafied, Anuthatantrum, Unrestricted, Limelite, Luv & Niteclubz among others.


Professionally, Da is a rapper. As such, she started her career in the year 1992 by signing with So So Def Records. This rapper’s debut album is Funkdafied which she released in 1994.

This album sold one million copies and this made this rapper the 1st female solo rap act to receive a platinum certification. Moreover, this personality also became the 2nd overall female rap act (solo or group) after Salt-N-Pepa with this record.

Throughout her career, Da has earned two top-ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100. They are Funkdafied and Not Tonight. She worked on Lil’ Kim, Lisa Lopes, Missy Elliott, and Angie Martinez for the latter album.

Similarly, this personality has also had commercial success with other songs like I Think They Like Me and several remixes of Mariah Carey’s songs like Loverboy, Gotta Thing For You, Always Be My Baby, I Still Believe/Pure Imagination, and Honey.

Moreover, this personality has also received two Grammy Award nominations. Likewise, she won the “Best Rap Album” for her album Funkdafied at the 1995 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards.

Further, she also won the “Top Hot Rap Artist” and “Top Hot Rap Single” for Funkdafied – both at the 1994 Billboard Awards. Additionally, she won the 1995 Billboard Awards for the category “Top Hot Female Rap Artist”.

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Caption: De Brat in a photo with Jermaine Dupri. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Da Brat has endorsed, advertised, and used products and services by various brands, companies, and personalities during her public appearances.

Some of them are @plushed18, @shopboujeehippie, @candlelitatlanta, @kingcrabatl, @kaleidoscopehairproducts, @sheisefe, @bridgertonexperience, @makeupmadnessbycherry, @waiakea, @eseazenabor, etc.

Relationship Status

Da Brat is happily married to Jesseca Dupart. Before their marriage, their relationship was confirmed on 26 March 2020. Her wife is available on Instagram as @darealbbjudy and they tied the knot on 22 February 2022. Following their marriage, both took the username Harris-Dupart.

Before this, this rapper dated Allen Iverson in the late 1990s. She discussed in a March 2020 interview with Variety about coming out as a lesbian and why it took her 25 years to do so.

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Caption: Da and her wife Jessica in a wedding photographer. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

He stands tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 meters and her weight is around 62 kg. Likewise, rapper Brat has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Da Brat – Social Media

Talking about her social media presence, Da joined Twitter in March 2011. So far, her @sosobrat account has over 144.3K followers. Likewise, she is available on Instagram under the username @sosobrat. As of February 2023, this profile has more than 3.6 million followers.

Additionally, she created her “DABRATTV” YouTube channel in August 2011. So far, this channel has over 140K subscribers and 63 million views.

Further, she has over 515.4K followers and 2.1 million likes on her @sosodefbrat Tiktok account.