Birth Name: Dawn Angeliqué Richard
Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 5, 1983
Ethnicity: Creole [French, African, possibly other], African-Haitian
Dawn Richard is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and animator. She was a member of girl group Danity Kane, with Shannon Bex, Aundrea Fimbres, Aubrey O’Day, and D. Woods; and of musical duo Dirty Money, with Kalenna Harper, later known as Diddy – Dirty Money, when joined by Sean Combs.
Her father, Frank Richard, was the lead singer and percussionist of funk/soul band Chocolate Milk. Her mother owned a dancing school. She was born in New Orleans, and moved to Baltimore, Maryland, after Hurricane Katrina.