Lil Wayne’s ex-wife Toya Johnson Biography: Spouse, Age, Children, Net Worth, Siblings, Height, Daughters, Parents

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Antonia “Toya” Johnson-Rushing (born October 26, 1983), professionally known as Toya Johnson, is a multi-talented model, reality TV personality, and influencer. 

As a prominent public figure, she has achieved success across diverse fields. Toya has showcased her skills and personality on popular reality TV programs such as Tiny & Toya and Toya: A Family Affair

Not only is she a talented writer with two critically acclaimed books, Priceless Inspirations and You Just Don’t Get It, but she has also ventured into entrepreneurship with her clothing line, Toya Wright ClothingToya Johnson has introduced a wig line called Before Bed Headz to expand her business endeavors. 

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name:Antonia “Toya” Johnson-Rushing
Stage Name:Toya Johnson
Born:26 October 1983 (age 40 years old)
Place of Birth:New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height:1.57 m
Parents:Anita Johnson-Andrews, Walter Andrews
Siblings:Rudy Johnson, Josh Johnson, Walter Johnson Jr., Anisha Johnson, Casey Johnson
Spouse:Robert Rushing (m. 2022), Mickey Wright (m. 2011–2016), Lil Wayne (m. 2004–2006)
Boyfriend • Partner:James Hardy (2008-2009)
Children:Reign Beaux Rushing, Reginae Carter
Occupation:Model • TV Personality
Net Worth:US$4 million

Early Life & Education

Born on October 26, 1983, in New Orleans, Louisiana, Toya Johnson is the daughter of Anita Johnson-Andrews and Walter Andrews. She grew up in a closely-knit family and is not the only child; her siblings include two older brothers, an older sister, and two younger brothers—Rudy JohnsonWalter Johnson Jr.Anisha JohnsonCasey Johnson, and Josh Johnson.

Toya‘s formative years were marked by a strong sense of family bonding. During her childhood, she developed a deep interest in fashion and entertainment, igniting a passion that would endure throughout her life. Despite her youth, Toya displayed remarkable dedication to her interests, a commitment that would later shape her career trajectory. Her fervor for fashion and entertainment served as a driving force for her aspirations, propelling her forward with unwavering determination.

Opting not to pursue a college education, Toya Johnson chose to focus on her passion for music. This decision prompted her to leave high school at 16 to chase her dreams. Despite lacking a formal education, Toya diligently worked and devoted herself to her craft, striving to carve a niche in the fiercely competitive music industry.


Toya Johnson, a thriving entrepreneur and accomplished author, joined forces with her daughter Reginae Carter to co-author an inspiring memoir titled In My Own Words: My Actual RealityHow to Lose a Spouse, and You Don’t Understand It. Proudly owning two flourishing businesses, G.A.R.B. Boutique in New Orleans, Louisiana, and GARB Shoetique in Smyrna, Georgia, Johnson has demonstrated her entrepreneurial prowess.

In addition to her successful ventures, Toya Johnson showcased her life on the reality show Toya: A Family Affair, airing on B.E.T. for 16 episodes in 2011. Her remarkable career in the entertainment industry has established her as a reality television celebrity, fashion influencer, and entrepreneur, building a powerful and reputable brand. 

Notably, her clothing business, Toya Wright Apparel, has become a significant source of income. She has also made noteworthy contributions to the beauty industry through her wig line and nail salon, among other projects. With an impressive track record, Toya Johnson emerges as a formidable presence in the business and entertainment realms.

Social Media

  • Twitter: @ToyaWright
  • Instagram: @toyajohnson
  • Facebook: @toyajohnsonofficial
  • YouTube: Toya Johnson

Personal Life

At 14, Toya Johnson encountered the rapper Lil Wayne outside a New Orleans, Louisiana corner store. Shortly thereafter, at the tender age of 14, she became pregnant with their daughter. Lil Wayne, already a burgeoning rapper signed to Cash Money Records, devoted himself entirely to his rap career to provide for their child. Their daughter, Reginae Carter, was born on November 29, 1998, when Toya was 15 and Lil Wayne was 16.

As Lil Wayne rose to fame, he and Toya Johnson tied the knot on Valentine’s Day in 2004. However, their marital bliss was short-lived, ending in separation in January 2006. The split was attributed to challenges in managing Lil Wayne‘s career, which often kept him away from home for extended periods. Despite their separation, the former couple has maintained an amicable co-parenting relationship.

Toya Johnson‘s journey continued in Atlanta, where she married Mickey Wright on June 18, 2011, attended by numerous celebrities. However, after nearly four years of marriage, she announced their decision to part ways in February 2015.

Toya Johnson‘s marital history includes a previous union with Lil Wayne from 2003 to 2016, during which they welcomed their daughter Reginae Carter, and a relationship with James Hardy from 2008 to 2009. She is married to Robert Rushing, having tied the knot on October 15, 2022, in Cabo San Lucas, after being together for several years and welcoming their daughter Reign Beaux Rushing on February 8, 2018. Toya Johnson has two daughters: Reginae Carter and Reign Beaux Rushing.

Despite enduring the tragic loss of her brothers, Josh Johnson and Rudy Johnson, in a shooting in New Orleans on July 31, 2016, Toya Johnson found happiness again with Robert “Red” Rushing. At 40 years old, Toya Johnson continues to embrace life, love, and family.

Net Worth

Toya Johnson is a prominent American reality television figure. In addition to her success as a television personality, she has made a name for herself as a fashion influencer and entrepreneur. 

Because of her perseverance and dedication to her craft, Toya Johnson has accumulated an estimated net worth of $4 million.

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