Heather B. Gardner, professionally known as Heather B, was born on November 13, 1970. She is a rap music artist, actress, and reality television personality. She first became famous as a member of the hip-hop group Boogie Down Productions. She joined the cast of “The Real World: New York” in 1992. Heather B starred in the first-ever season of the now-famous M.T.V. reality television show “The Real World.”
Heather B. Gardner was born on November 13, 1970. She is professionally known as Heather B, a rap music artist, actress, and reality television personality. She first became famous as a member of the hip-hop group Boogie Down Productions. She joined the cast of “The Real World: New York” in 1992. Heather B starred in the first-ever season of the now-famous M.T.V. reality television show “The Real World.” Heather B filmed “The Real World: New York” from February 16 until May 18, 1992, and the series premiered on May 21 of that same year. Heather B was depicted as a hip-hop artist and member of the hip-hop group Boogie Down Productions on the show. It was suggested that she was on the verge of a big career break and she even recorded her first album during this first season of the show.
In 1995, Heather B was signed to Pendulum Records and in 1996, she released her first album titled “Takin’ Mine.” The single with the most plays and recognition was an anti-gun violence anthem titled ‘All Glocks Down.’ Her single ‘If Headz Only Knew’ also received significant radio plays at the time. In 1997, she signed with MCA Records and released the single ‘Do You’ and she later went on to release her second studio album in 2002 titled “Eternal Affairs.” This album featured production from Pete Rock and DJ Premier and it was met with overwhelmingly positive reviews despite not charting on Billboard.
She has been the host of the radio show “Sway in the Morning” since 2012 and she also appeared in “Marvel’s Luke Cage” in 2016. She then appeared in “Death Wish” in 2018 as herself.
Heather B stars in “The Real World: New York.”
She releases her first studio album “Takin’ Mine.”
Heather B releases her second studio album.
Heather B starts as a host for a radio show.
Why We Love Heather B
Heather B has been described by M.T.V. as having “a lot of drive and dedication to whatever she is doing.” She is also very friendly and is never afraid to speak her mind regardless of the consequences.
She is multitalented
Gardner isn’t just an amazing rapper, she has also appeared in various other projects. These include television specials related to “The Real World,” films such as “The Wedding Video,” and even a commercial for America Online anti-virus software.
She is authentic
Heather B isn’t afraid to speak her mind and she is as real as it gets. All of her music has political undertones, especially on her first album, and her concern over these issues shows how authentic she is.
5 Surprising Facts
She was in a film
Heather B’s first film role was minor in “Dead Presidents” as the character Peaches.
She is on YouTube
Heather B has a YouTube series called “The Happy Hour with Heather B.”
She has a cat
Heather B has a cat named Smokey.
She is a bartender
Heather B went to bartending school.
Her wedding dress
Her wedding dress cost only $6!
Heather B FAQs
Who is Heather B's husband?
Her husband is E. Grey.
Where is Heather B from?
She is from New Jersey.
How long has Heather B been married?
She has been married for nine years.
Heather B’s birthday dates