Kehlani Wiki, Bio and Age
Kehlani Ashley Parrish was born on 24 April 1995 in Oakland, California, USA, which means that she is 23 years old, her zodiac sign is Taurus. Kehlani, and nationality American. She is known as a singer, rapper and songwriter who has worked on projects such as “Cloud 19” and “You Should Be Here”.
— Kehlani (@Kehlani) February 22, 2019
In 2016, Kehlani confirmed her relationship with basketballer Kyrie Irving, a point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers, but in March of the same year, Canadian rapper PartyNextDoor posted a photo of her hand, which led many to believe that the two of them were in a relationship. Despite the fact that Irving confirmed that they had already broken-up, the singer received a backlash from the media and apparently attempted to commit suicide. Speaking about her sexuality, Kehlani identifies as a pansexual, but she is now pregnant and is expecting a daughter with her guitarist, Javie Young White.
So just how rich is Kehlani as of early 2019? According to authoritative sources, this singer has a net worth of $3 million, with her wealth being accumulated from her career in the previously mentioned field. She hasn’t disclosed any information regarding her assets, such as houses and vehicles, but working steadily, she is certainly able to support herself financially.
Ethnicity and Background
When it comes to Kehlani’s ethnicity, she is of mixed race, and describes herself as black, white, Native American, Mexican, Spanish and Filipino – she has dark hair and eyes, which suits her complexion perfectly. Kehlani was adopted and raised by her aunt, as her mom spent time in prison and her dad died when she was a toddler. She showed an interest in dancing from an early age, and wanted to attend the prestigious Juilliard School in New York as a dancer, however, she suffered a knee injury, which persuaded her to focus mainly on singing.
Being in the entertainment field, Kehlani is naturally active on social media such as Twitter and Instagram, and uses them to communicate with her fans as well as to promote her work. She has almost 900,000 followers on the former, and some of her latest posts on that social media include a tweet in which she wrote “Left Eye’s sister just told me “Lisa would’ve loved you as an artist” yeah i’m finna go cry to Morning Glory, toodles”. Besides that, she retweeted Wale, who wrote “Kehlani is so good. Goodnight”. In addition, many of her fans often tweet about her – one enthusiast has recently written a post reading “Kehlani’s relentless evolution as an artist is so exciting. She just keeps elevating. It makes me so happy to know that creative integrity is not lost in popular music”, and many of her fans agreed with what that person said.
Kehlani is also active on Instagram, on which she has 7.2 million followers and on which she often shares photos from her private life, allowing her fans to take a closer look at what’s going on behind the scenes. She has shared a photo of herself, promoting her latest project, and many of her fans went on to compliment her.
Kehlani started her career as the lead vocalist of the band named PopLyfe, which gave her a chance to collaborate with people such as D’Wayne Wiggins. Over the course of two years, the band performed in the Bay Area and several other cities. As of 2011, PopLyfe auditioned for the sixth season of America’s Got Talent, ultimately finishing in fourth place – during the group’s last performance, Kehlani was told that she has real talent; she subsequently left the group as the result of contractual disputes, and for six months she didn’t record any new tracks, as she was avoiding being sued by the management of the group. In 2012 and 2013, the singer spent some time homeless, and in her senior year of high school, she relocated to Los Angeles, and didn’t have any legal guardian – as a result of having no money, the singer began stealing from grocery shops. Several months later, she released her debut solo track on SoundCloud, entitled “ANTISUMMERLUV”. Having heard her new track, Nick Cannon, the host of “America’s Got Talent” contacted her, and set her up with an apartment in Los Angeles, and studio time.
Kehlani made her solo debut in 2014, when she released her mixtape entitled “Cloud 19”, which also featured Kyle Dion. The mixtape featured eight songs such as “FWU”, “How We Do Us” and “Deserve Better” and achieved success, allowing the singer to start making a name for herself. In April of the following year, Kehlani released her second mixtape, entitled “You Should Be Here” and in 2017, her first album followed – “SweetSexySavage” – featuring 17 songs, such as “Distraction”, ‘Do U Dirty”, “Piece of Mind” and “Not Used to It”. The album received generally positive response from the audience, and took ninth spot on Rolling Stone magazine’s “20 Best R&B Albums of 2017”. When it comes to her latest projects, her new mixtape “While We Wait” was released on 22 February 2019.