Who is K. Michelle?
K.Michelle is an R&B star, recently reaching stardom with such songs as “Fakin It – a duet with Missy Elliott – then “Fallin’“, “I Just Can’t Do This”, and “How Many Times”, among many others. So far, she has released four studio albums – “Rebellious Soul” (2013), then “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart” (2014), “More Issues Than Vogue” (2016), and “Kimberly: The People I Used to Know” (2017).
So, do you want to find more about this prominent musician, from her childhood years to most recent career endeavors, including her personal life as well? If yes, then stay with us for a while as we bring you closer to K. Michelle.
K. Michelle Wiki: Age, Early Life, Parents, and Education
Born Kimberly Michelle Pate on the 4th March 1982, in Memphis, Tennessee USA, there is no information about her parents, but she has a sister named Shalah. She went to Overton High School, matriculated in 2000, and then enrolled at Florida A&M University (FAMU) on a full scholarship, actually yodelling during her audition. She graduated from FAMU in 2004, and started pursuing her music career, despite being offered several law school scholarships.
K.Michelle was interested in music from an early age, and as a child played piano and guitar, also taking voice lessons from Bob Westbrook, who coached of such singers as Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake, among others. Her career started in 2009 when she signed a contract with Jive Records, soon afterwards becoming a star with the single “Fakin’ It” – the duet with Missy Elliott helping establish herself as the song reached No. 100 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. The following year, Michelle released three more singles -“Fallin’”, “I Just Can’t Do This” and “How Many Times”, but Jive Records let her go, right in the middle of working on her debut studio album.
She then joined “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta”, but shortly afterwards moved to New York, where she became a part of the “Love & Hip Hop” reality series, which gave her a highly-needed boost, and Michelle was signed to Atlantic Records.
Rise to Prominence
Her debut album “Rebellious Soul” came out on the 13th August 2013, and topped the US R&B/Hip-Hop records and US R&B as well, selling over 500,000 copies in the US. She went on a tour of 19 cities, across the US, which further increased her popularity, and once back in the studio started working on her second album – “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart” – which came out on the 9th December 2014, and repeated the success of its predecessor, topping the charts and selling over 400,000 copies. Michelle continued quite successfully with the album “More Issues Than Vogue”, which also topped the charts and sold in over 200,000 copies in the US, so her net worth increased to a large degree, and her popularity rose ever higher. Her next album, “Kimberly: The People I Used to Know”, came out in December 2017, but was her least successful release as it reached only No. 23 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop charts and No. 10 on the US Rap, selling just 50,000 copies. She is now working on her next album.
K. Michelle Net Worth
Since launching her career, Michelle has had her ups and downs and is now making a name for herself, without major setbacks. Her albums have sold in the millions, steadily increasing her wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich K. Michelle is, as of early 2019? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Michelle’s net worth is as high as $6 million, which is quite impressive, don’t you agree? Undoubtedly, her wealth will become larger in the upcoming years, assuming she continues her career rather successfully.
K. Michelle Personal Life, Husband, Dating, Children
When it comes to her personal life, Michelle hasn’t been very open about it, though we have discovered some information about her. While she was at the college, Michelle got pregnant with a man named Brian Bowman, and has a son from this relationship, however, she and the father of her child didn’t stay together, since he married a girl from Michelle’s sorority. She was in a relationship with the famed actor Idris Elba for eight months, but is now engaged to dentist Kastan Sims – according to some rumors the two secretly married, but for now nothing is made official.
K. Michelle Internet Fame
Over the years, Michelle has become quite popular on social media platforms, especially Instagram and Facebook, though she is also no stranger on Twitter. Her official Instagram page has over six million fans, with whom she has shared her most recent career endeavors, including the announcement of her new concert, among many other posts. You can find her on Facebook as well, on which she has close to five million followers, while on Twitter, Michelle is followed by more than 1.5 million people.
So, if you haven’t already become a fan of this prominent musician, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official pages, and see what she is up to next.
K Michelle Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Do you know how tall Michelle is, and how much she weighs? Well, Michelle stands at 5ft 5ins, which is equal to 1.65cm, weighs approximately 120lbs or 55kgs., and her vital statistics are 35-25-40 inches and she has dark brown eyes that come with black hair. She is regarded as quite beautiful by her fans, so do you agree with them? She also succumbed to plastic surgeries, putting implants in her butt, however, she has since had them removed.