Traci Braxton Wiki – Biography
Traci Braxton was a Singer, actor, and reality TV personality who has died. According to her family, Braxton had been battling cancer in the esophagus.
According to her family, the sister of singer Toni Braxton and star of the hit family reality TV show “Braxton Family Values” passed away after battling cancer in the esophagus.
She was 50 years old.
Traci Braxton, the sister of singers Toni and Tamar Braxton, died on Friday/
The singer and reality star had been in a quiet cancer battle throughout the past year, TMZ reports.
‘We have come to a time where we must inform the public that after a year of privately undergoing a series of treatments for Esophageal cancer our beloved Traci Braxton has gone on to glory,’ Traci’s husband, Kevin Surratt, told the media outlet.
She was reportedly joined by her sisters and mother in her final moments.
Braxton’s sisters, mother, and friends were by her side when she passed, her publicist Tomasina Perkins-Washington told NBC News.
She also spent her last year in hospice, Perkins-Washington said.
“When I heard the news about my mother being the sick first thing she said was I’m going to fight and beat this,” her son, Kevin Surratt Jr., said in an Instagram post-Saturday. “She fought to the end and today she’s at peace.”
“I love my mother forever and this hurts so much but I’m at peace knowing she’s isn’t in pain anymore,” he added. “I love you ma I’m going to miss you.”
Braxton’s sister, Grammy-award-winning artist Toni Braxton, also posted on Instagram about her passing.
Braxton is survived by her husband, son, siblings, and mother.
Born in 1971, Braxton has known for her roles in films like “Sinners Wanted” and “Chaaw” as well as the stage play “There’s a Stranger in My House.”
But she was perhaps best known for her appearances in the family’s reality TV show “Braxton Family Values” alongside her siblings Toni, Towanda, Trina, Tamar, and Michael.
She also recorded the hit song “Last Call” in 2014, which peaked at No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100. She also recorded “Broken Things” four years later with her sisters, Toni, Towanda, and Trina.
In addition to being a performer and entertainer, Braxton contributed much of her adult life to social work for children with disabilities, according to her website. She supported charities and nonprofit organizations helping women and children facing health and societal challenges.