• Voletta Wallace

    The Notorious B.I.G.'s mother




  • Facts of Voletta Wallace

    Name Voletta Wallace
    Gender Female
    Birth Country Trelawny Parish, Jamaica
    Nationality Jamaican-Amrican
    Ethnicity Black
    Religion Christianity
    Profession Author, Family Member
    Net worth $40 Million
    Marital Status Married
    Spouse Selwyn George Latore
    Children The Notorious B.I.G.

    Voletta Wallace is a strong independent woman, who single handily build her own personality in the field of entertainment. Today, she is widely recognizable for her hard work and determination and became an inspiration for the young generation.

    Voletta was born on 3rd February 1953 in Trelawney Parish, Jamaica. After her birth, she and her family moved to the United States. Since then, she holds dual nationalities of America and Jamaica. If you love to read more about Wallace’s personal life, then read the article till the end.

    Voletta & George Wallace’s Past Marital Relationship

    67-year-old actress, Voletta was committed to a marital union with a welder and politician, Selwyn George Latore, who hails from Jamaica. The pair united as husband and wife in an intimate ceremony held between their close ones.

    Voletta Wallace and her husband, Selwyn George Latore with their son, Christopher Wallace
    Voletta Wallace and her husband, Selwyn George Latore with their son, Christopher Wallace
    Image Credit: Pinterest

    Briefly, after the marriage, the newly married couple started to cherish their livelihood. Surprisingly, they welcomed a baby boy, Christopher Wallace on 21st May 1972 at St. Mary’s Hospital in New York City, NY.

    When Wallace and Selwyn’s conjugal life was going happily, there were some problems started to arise in their relationship. Later, their marriage leads to an end due to some personal misunderstandings in 1994. Nevertheless, Voletta started working on two different schedules to raise her child.

    Rise & Fall of Wallace’s Son, the Notorious B.I.G.

    Violetta’s daughter, Christopher Wallace aka The Notorious B.I.G. was one of the most talented rapper and singers with a deep melody voice. Other than that, he was a married man and the father of two children.

    First of all, Christopher and his ex-girlfriend, Jan Jackson welcomed an adorable daughter, T’Yonna Wallace (Voletta’s granddaughter) on 8th August 1993. He then became the dad of his former spouse and notable singer, Faith Evans’ child, a son, Christopher Jordan Wallace on 29th October 1996.

    Unfortunately, The Notorious B.I.G. died due to homicide at the age of 25 in Los Angeles, California on 13th September 1996. After the demise, Wallace’s body was cremated and the family only sought his ashes. But, Christopher’s son, Wallace Jr. (Voletta’s grandson) is protecting his father’s legacy as a singer and actor.

    What is “Notorious” Producer, Wallace’s Net Worth?

    City of Lies actress, Voletta’s net worth is $40 Million as of 2020. She is collecting a handsome sum of fortune from her professional works. Till now, an American producer receives a gross salary of $64,370 per year. So, Wallace’s yearly income might be listed in the same range.

    On the other hand, Voletta lived in a lavish house in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, where her son, Christopher was assassinated. She listed the 1912-built house on a stalk of the sale in 2012, which consists of 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms with a pool, a dining hall, and a gym room on 4,398 square feet.

    Author of Biggie: Voletta Wallace Remembers Her Son Biggie

    The mother of the Notorious B.I.G., Voletta wrote a book, Biggie: Voletta Wallace Remembers Her Son, Christopher Wallace, aka Notorious B.I.G. on 1st November 2005. In the novel, she narrates the story of her son’s murder history and the craze of her son’s influence on the hip-hop world.

    The cover of Biggie: Voletta Wallace Remembers Her Son, Christopher Wallace, aka Notorious B.I.G
    The cover of Biggie: Voletta Wallace Remembers Her Son, Christopher Wallace, aka Notorious B.I.G
    Image Credit: Amazon.com/

    Voletta received considerable numbers of ratings from 12 ratings from 4 and a half out of 5. More to this, the price of the book is $25.84 in hardcover, including 6 used ($4.23) and 4 new ($25.83). It is also found at Kindle edition for $19.99 exclusively.

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