She became a member of girl band 3LW, and within six months the group had scored a record deal with Sony/Epic Records, eventually achieving a platinum selling album (1.3 million sold).
While still a teenager, Naturi toured nationwide with Destiny's Child, N'SYNC, and had the opportunity to work with such notable producers as P. Diddy and Full Force.
Just before her junior year of college, Naturi landed the role of Little Inez for the National Touring Company of Hairspray, which led to her Broadway debut in the same role in Hairspray in 2006.
Naturi made her film debut in the feature film Notorious playing the role of Lil' Kim. She is currently working on her own music for her solo project.
Naturi Naughton Facts
|Naturi Cora Maria Naughton
|May 20, 1984 (39)
|East Orange, New Jersey, USA