Who is Kelis ?
Detailed Kelis Biography
What is Kelis Age?
Who’re Kelis Family Members?
Who’re Kelis Children?
Who’s Kelis Wife/ Husband?
What is Kelis Net Worth 2020?
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Kelis is a popular American singer, songwriter, and chef who came into limelight with the debut of her first album Kaleidoscope. However, it was her third album which featured the popular song “Milkshake” that made her a household name both in the United States and Europe. Though Kelis is popularly known for her music, She has always been fascinated with cooking and has opened a restaurant in London. Find out more interesting facts about her below.
She was born on the 21st of August 1979 in Harlem, New York now Kalis is 39 years old.
Kelis Brief History
Kenneth Rogers, Is an American man who was a church minister, Jazz Musician, and professor at the Wesleyan University. On the other hand, her mother, Eveliss Rogers was a fashion designer of mixed race. As a young child, Kelis was encouraged by her parents to play music by signing her for the church choir. Her musical development was ingenious thanks to her father’s musical genes which were definitely passed down to her.
Kelis later learned to play the saxophone as well as the violin. When She became a teenager, Kelis began to find her tranquil home life somewhat oppressive. Kelis became restless with a new desire and hunger to leave home and explore the world. Kelis thus applied to the prestigious Fiorello H. Laguardia High School of Music and Art and Performing Arts in Manhattan. Luckily for her, she got accepted at the age of 16, therefore giving her a reason for her parent’s house to seek independence.
Kelis Career Synopsis
She went on to sign a recording contract with Virgin records which enable her to and perform the catchy chorus on “Got Your Money.” Luckily for her, this break came a few months after graduating from LaGuardia at age 20. In December 1999, a debut album was ready for release and it was called Kaleidoscope. the album was a controversial one as it featured heavy feminist-themed lyrics.
On the release of her second album, Wonderland, She was having problems with her record label, Virgin Records Which resulted in the release of the album only in Europe. Kelis left Virgin Records for Arista. Fortunately for Kelis, her third album “Tasty” which was released in 2003 birthed the smash hit single “Milkshake”. With the catchy lyrics of the song “My Milkshake brings all the boys to the yard,” it has became etched into the American pop culture lexicon. Other albums Kelis has released include “She was here” released in 2006; “Flesh Tone” released in 2010 under Interscope records.
She is of a mixed ancestral Heritage as a result of her mother, Eveliss is half Chinese Puerto Rican. Kelis is also a popular fashion designer who has designed some of the best pieces for top celebrities in Hollywood as well as her Daughter Kelis.
In terms of her own nuclear family, she is currently married to Real estate agent Mike Mora. They both got married secretly in 2014. A year later in November 2015, they welcomed a son who they named, Shepherd. Now she has two boys including her son Knight, Who she had from her previous relationship with Nas. In 2018, Mike Mora (who is also a photographer) shared a semi-nude picture of his wife on social media to mixed reactions.
While some attributed the post to art, others expressed their dislike for the sensual picture stating that Mike should have been more territorial of his wife’s body rather than exposing her like that to the world.
Kelis Relationship With Nas
Nasir Jones a.k.a “Nas” was Kelis’ first husband. the pair met in 2002, at an MTV Video Music Awards party and they dated for one year after which they got engaged in 2004. the following year in 2005, they both got married. Sadly, their initial romance wasn’t made to last as the pair filed to get a divorce in May 2009 just after four years of marriage. She was 7 months pregnant with the first child of the union making the situation even more awkward and difficult than it was supposed to be at the time.
Her son was born in July 2009 and Nas was named “Knight” the divorce was finalized in may 2010 and she has gone on to describe the union with him as mentally abusive. Kelis further revealed that at the time one-time Hollywood favorite couple, Chris Brown and Rihanna were in the news concerning domestic violence (in which Rihanna was the Victim), She said that Kelis also had a domestic altercation with her ex-husband Nas a day before.
Kelis Height and Body Statistics
She is one very tall singer whose body figures help to accentuates her overall appearance. Kelis thus stands tall at 1.78m (5 feet 10 inches). Her other body measurements which are available include her Weight, which is 55kg (121lbs) and her bra/bust size which is also 35B. her waist size is unavailable.
Kelis Net worth
She has an estimated net worth Under Review. You may check previous years net worth, salary & much more from below. $100k-1M (Approx.)