Born in 1990, Raven B. Varona, also known as Ravie B., is a photographer from the United States. She is well-renowned as an official photographer for Beyoncé and Jay-Z‘s On the Run II Tour in 2018, for which she received an iHeartRadio award nomination.
Varona was born in the Bronx and grew up there. She is of African and Italian ancestry. Varona graduated from New York University with a bachelor’s degree. In her high school days, she took a photography course, and she kept shooting as a hobby during college.
Varona started working a full-time job as a receptionist at a real estate firm after graduating from college, while still doing photography as a side hustle. She left her work in 2015 to seek a solid career in photography.
Later in the same year, through a professional link, she met Future and was recruited as his lifestyle photographer. She recorded his Purple Reign tour.
Varona has since shot Kanye West, Drake, Rick Ross, Cardi B, and Migos, among others. She’s also collaborated with Bombay Sapphire.
Raven gained notoriety in 2019 when she was appointed the official videographer for Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s On the Run II Tour.
After she asked Jay-Z to take photos of him via Twitter, one of Jay-producers Z’s approached her, which contributed to her being employed for OTRII. She intended to hold her first solo exhibition in 2020.
In an interview, Varona claimed that she draws inspiration from films. Through her job, she hopes to commemorate the neighborhood she’s from and the sights and sounds that influenced her.
Varona has talked about the lack of Black female photography professionals and her willingness to be one of the role models.
Exposure on Hulu
American photographer, Raven B. Varona is one of the judges alongside Diana Markosian in the Hulu reality series Exposure. The contestants include Jose Ocasio and Krys Fox.
Raven B. Varona served as an official photographer for Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s 2018 On the Run II Tour. This helped her get nominated for an iHeartRadio award.
Raven B. Varona’s Net Worth
Raven B. Varona’s net worth is under review.
Married / Husband
Varona is a pretty low-key personality, who is yet to reveal details about her married life and husband.
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