‘MomMoms’ to a Dozen Grandchildren: Singer Evelyn Braxton
The Braxton family’s matriarch is Evelyn Braxton.
Toni, Traci, Towanda, Trina, and Tamar, her five daughters, are Grammy Award-winning and nominated musicians and members of the musical quintet The Braxtons. They’re also the stars of Braxton Family Values, a popular reality show.
Not only that, but the sisters are all mothers in their own right, and Evelyn now has 12 grandchildren. The former opera singer refers to herself as her grandchildren’s “MomMoms.”
Braxton has a slew of grandchildren.
Toni Braxton, Evelyn’s eldest daughter, gave her two grandsons.
Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis is the older of the two. On December 2, 2001, he was born. Diezel Braxton-Lewis, the younger, was born on March 30, 2003.
Traci Braxton, Evelyn’s second daughter, has a son named Kevin Surratt Jr.
Trina Braxton has two children with her third daughter, Eric Mojica and Caleb Mojica. Eric was born on May 1, 1995, and according to his Instagram bio, he is a music fanatic and a “future punk rock god.”
On March 30, his brother Mojica celebrates his birthday.
Towanda Braxton, Evelyn’s second daughter, is a mother of two.
She is the mother of a son and a daughter. Montelus Carter, her son, was born in the year 2005 and celebrates his birthday on November 1. Brooke, his younger sister, was born a year later, on December 28, 2006.
Tamar Braxton, Evelyn’s youngest child, is also a mother. On May 3, 2013, the 73-year-old announced that she would become a grandmother to 12 grandchildren in a tweet.
Logan Vincent Herbert, Tamar’s son, came on June 6, 2013, and the rest is history.
Michael Braxton Jr., Evelyn’s only son, had four children. Lauren, one of his children, died on April 29, 2019, at the age of 24, after a heroin overdose and fentanyl intoxication.
Ashlee, his other daughter, is a successful businesswoman and life and career counselor.
Michael Braxton III was born on October 16th, and Kahnrad was born on June 13th.
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Evelyn always sends birthday greetings to her grandchildren.
Birthday posts on Evelyn Braxton’s Instagram are her go-to way of displaying her love for her grandchildren. She wishes every one of her grandchildren on their birthdays, albeit a little later than usual.
In 2019, the ‘MomMoms’ even paid tribute to her late granddaughter, Lauren, with a birthday message. On this important day, she stated that she was thinking of Lauren.
Evelyn is a Great-Grandmother already.
Evelyn’s first great-grandchild was given to her by Kevin Surratt Jr. and his companion Olivia Haaron. On April 24, 2018, they welcomed their son, Kevin Surrat III, or ‘K3’ as the family refers to him.
Little K3’s birthday celebration, which had been postponed until August, was attended by the entire Braxton family, including Evelyn.