TLC’S POPULARITY soared thanks to their hit singles No Scrubs, Waterfalls, and Unpretty.
Years following the girl group’s initial mainstream success, fans of the GRAMMY Award-winning trio have wondered what Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins has been up to.
Who is Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins?
Born on April 26, 1970, Tionne Tenese Watkins is famously known as T-Boz; one of the three members of the girl group TLC.
Originally from Des Moines, Iowa, Watkins and her family relocated to Atlanta when she was nine years old.
On February 28, 1991, she and future group member Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes signed with LaFace Records.
The duo became a trio when Razonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas signed to the label in April of the same year.
Thus, TLC was born; the group’s name is an acronym for each girl’s stage name.
In February 1992, TLC released their debut studio album Ooooooohhh…On the TLC Tip.
Their first record sold over 2million copies and netted the trio a GRAMMY nomination for the album’s hit single Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg.
As a trio, TLC released an additional three albums and continued to garner a fanbase for their songs No Scrubs, Creep, and Baby-Baby-Baby.
On April 25, 2002, T-Boz and Chilli experienced a loss when Left Eye’s life was tragically cut short after she died in a car crash while filming her documentary in Honduras.
After Left Eye passed away, the trio-turned-duo took a hiatus from music.
On June 30, 2017, the pair released the group’s self-titled fifth album.
Where is T-Boz now?
In T-Boz’s later years, she and Chilli have continued to tour as TLC.
On March 13, 2023, the two announced they are touring the US and Canada with Shaggy, Sean Kingston, and En Vogue for their Hot Summer Nights concert series.
T-Boz and TLC’s rise to fame is chronicled in the Lifetime and A&E docuseries TLC Forever.
She, Chilli, and other figures affiliated with the group highlight the group at the height of their stardom, as well as the surviving members’ hiatus, reunion, and later years.
On June 3, 2023, TLC Forever is scheduled to air via the aforementioned networks at 8pm EST.
T-Boz is a mother of two children; a daughter named Chase and a son named Chance.
What is T-Boz’s net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, T-Boz’s riches are estimated to be $1.5million.
CrazySexyCool is TLC’s best-selling album globally and they consistently rank among the list of highest-selling girl groups worldwide.