Kelis Biography, Net Worth, Wikipedia, Age, Children, Daughter, Marriage, Husband, Mother, Father, Siblings, Sisters, Real Name, Education, Height, Weight, and all facts of the American singer.
Kelis Biography / Wikipedia
Kelis Rogers, known mononymously as Kelis, is an American singer. At the age of 14, she was accepted at New York’s Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, in which she began to learn how to play the saxophone. She was also selected for the Girls Choir of Harlem.
When she finished her high school, Kelis worked on a number of jobs, before getting a backup vocal spot on the album track titled “Fairytalez” which was released by American hip-hop group Gravediggaz.
Kelis then started working closely with producers Pharrell Williams, and Chad Hugo, known as The Neptunes that resulted in her signing with Virgin Records in 1998.
Kelis has been recognized at the Brit Awards, Q Awards, NME Awards, as well as the Grammy Awards ceremonies. Her music output as a singer and as a featured artist includes a wide range of styles.
Kelis Age, Date Of Birth & Place of Birth
Kelis Rogers is 43 years as of May 2023. She was born on August 21, 1979, in Harlem, New York, United States, and raised in the Frederick Douglass Houses on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Her name comes from a combination of her dad’s last name Kenneth (1944-2000) along with her mother’s last name Eveliss.
Kelis Parents: Father, Mother, Siblings / Sisters
Her father Kenneth is an American African jazz musician as well as a Pentecostal minister, and was formerly a professor at Wesleyan University. Her mother Eveliss is a Chinese-Puerto Ricon fashion designer who encouraged Kelis to pursue a singing career. She has three sisters, and Kelis being the third of four sisters.
Kelis Children Marriage & Husband
Kelis met rapper Nas in 2002 at an MTV Video Music Awards party. They dated for one-year before getting engaged in 2004 and then marrying in January 2005. She filed for divorce in April 2009, citing irreconcilable disagreements. At the time, she was seven months pregnant. Kelis gave birth in July 2009 to her first child. In May 2010, the couple divorced.
In 2014, Kelis married Mike Mora, a photographer. She gave birth in November 2015 to her second child. Kelis lives on a farm near Los Angeles with her husband, Mike Mora. She gave birth to her second child, a daughter, in September 2020. This was also her third child with Mora.
Mora publicly revealed that he was fighting stage four stomach cancer in September 2021. In an Instagram post, Mora stated that he was diagnosed with advanced gastric cancer in September 2020. He was given 18 months to live. Mora passed away on March 14, 2022.
Kelis is the mother of three children. She had her first child, Knight Jones, born in July 2009 with Nas, her ex-husband.
Aside from Knight, Kelis has two other children with deceased husband, Mike Mora, a son, and a daughter. Shepherd Mora, born in December 2015, is the son and Galilee Mora, born in September 2020, is the daughter, born in September 2020.
Kelis Education, Height & Weight
Kelis attended Le Cordon Bleu, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, Manhattan Country School. Her height is 5.83ft (1.78 m) and has a weight of 57 kg.
Kelis Net Worth
What is Kelis net worth? How much is Kelis worth? The singer has an estimated net worth of $4 million.