Poni Capri Biography
Poni Capri whose real name is Marsha Bryant is showing the world that artists can also balance success in the music industry and the corporate world. She is a fast-rising rapper and in the corporate world, Capri runs a real estate agency and a graphic design business. Her journey to become a successful artist and entrepreneur is a result of determination, passion, and resilience.
Poni Capri Age, Family and Husband
Her story begins in London, England. Royalty is in her bloodline. Poni is the granddaughter of Joe Mainoo who served as the Minister of Agriculture in Ghana’s government.
She was born on 27th October 1981 to a Ghanaian woman and a Jamaican man. She is the 4th child in a family of 5 children. The complete family later faced the brink of poverty when their parent’s marriage ended in divorce.
Being young, excelling in her career and music remain her primary priority. As of 2023, we can say that Poni Capri is single. She was however married to an upcoming producer but after 6 years the marriage ended in divorce.
At age 7, Capri and her sisters formed a girl group called The Cool Girl. They wrote and recorded rap music, making it Capri’s official entry into the music industry. She started pursuing music with great passion after her parents divorced. Seeing her mother struggling encouraged her to work harder to help her in taking care of the family.
At age 16, Poni and her big sister Fiona Bryant,17, moved to the United States to do music with a promise of a major record label. Arriving in the US, the deal went south. The siblings were left broke, devastated, and homeless. They ended up going back to London to re-strategize.
This was the beginning of their triumph. At age 17 Fiona became Capri’s manager and together they moved back to America, this time with a focus and desire. They knocked on many doors and got several opportunities with record labels. She did many open mics to improve her skills and make herself known.
Her major breakthrough came when she met with producer Denaun Porter of Shady Records. She later did a collaboration with international hip hop star Lil Wayne on his Album Public Enemy in the song Easy Money.
Her fame landed her features on Music TV shows. She featured on BBC TV Show in a trio girl group called Apollo Strings. She has an album called Whip It and a mixtape called Everlasting. Her big singles are Winning, At the Top, and The Key. Poni has been featured on Mr. Jay Hill Network and BBC Radio.
Unlike many artists who start label companies, Poni chose to start Capri Associates LLC, a real estate company in Atlanta. She also continues to run a graphic design business, which she started with her ex-husband.
Poni Capri Net Worth
As an artist, Poni has displayed tremendous resilience and hard work. She moved to the United States with a dream and right now she is living the dream. She makes her wealth from music, advertisements, and her business.
Poni has accumulated a net worth of approximately $15 million. She is 5 feet and 6 inches tall and has a taste for trendy and feminine fashion. Other upcoming artists to watch alongside Poni are Mikhala Jene and GoGo Morrow.