Kehlani Family Members and Net Worth 2019, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Kehlani Family Members and Net Worth – Kehlani is a Californian-based singer, who gained wide popularity after the release of the single “Gangsta”. She performed this song and was one of its co-authors. The composition, which tells about the girl’s love to a gangster, was used as the soundtrack to the movie “Suicide Squad” and was included into “Suicide Squad: The Album”, presented by Atlantic Records. Her other popular songs include “Good Life”, “Honey” and many others.
Early Life, Family and Education:
She was born in Berkeley, but raised in Oakland in the family of her aunt, because both her parents were addicted. She studied at Oakland High School and since the earliest years was interested in music and dancing. She had to quit dancing because of a leg injury, so at the age of 14, the girl channeled all her energy into music.
She became the member of the band “PopLyfe” and as a part of it participated in the show “America’s Got Talent”. In spite of the fact, that her band occupied just the 4th place, Kehlani took a winning ticket. She was noticed by the show host Nick Cannon. He was that very guardian, who helped the girl start her career in the music industry.
She witnessed her first success in 2014 when she released the debut set of songs “Cloud 19”. As for now, the singer boasts with 2 mixtapes and one studio album “SweetSexySavage”, ranked as gold in USA.
Half-siblings and Step Siblings
Kehlani has two younger siblings from her mother’s side. She also has two stepsiblings (who are, actually, her cousins) – her aunt’s kids. Both cousins (a boy and a girl) are younger than the singer. She was babysitting them in her childhood years.
Career and Achievement:
Kehlani began her singing career as a member and lead vocalist of the band Poplyfe. After performing from city to city for two years, the band gave the audition for America’s Got Talent and became one of the semi-finalists of the show.
Kehlani later decided to leave the group because of several disputes. Between the years 2012 and 2013, she was homeless and moved from house to house.
The same year, she released her first solo ‘ANTISUMMERLUV’ on SoundCloud which eventually led to the release of her first mixtape ‘Cloud 19’. This mixtape peaked at #28 on Complex’s list of ‘50 Best Albums of 2014’.
Soon after this mixtape, the American singer released the song ’Till the Morning’ that got the title of one of the ‘Emerging Picks of the Week’.
In 2015, she released her second mixtape ‘You Should Be Here’. The mixtape debuted on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
Her career on the rise, she earned several individual plaudits throughout the year 2015. While ‘Rolling Stone’ called her one of the ‘Ten New Artists You Need to Know’, ‘Complex’ named her one of the ‘Fifteen Artists to Watch Out for in 2015’.
Besides this, she was nominated for the 2016 Grammy Award under the category ‘Best Urban Contemporary Album’.
In 2016, Kehlani joined hands with singer-songwriter Zayn and released the track ‘Wrong’ that was taken from the latter’s debut album. After this, she released her track ‘Gangsta’ for the film ‘Suicide Squad’. This ultimately gave the singer some beneficial recognition as the song debuted at #41 on the Hot 100 chart.
On January 27, 2017, Kehlani released her debut album named ‘SweetSexySavage’ on Atlantic Records.
As of 2019, Kehlani’s net worth is $3 Million dollars.
She earned recognition through her band Poplyfe that finished at fourth place in the sixth season of ‘America’s Got Talent’. Kehlani has not only got considerable popularity, but also immense love and appreciation from people worldwide.
Apart from getting nominated for a Grammy, she has also received nominations for BET Awards. Popular on social media as well, she holds about 3.8 million fans on Instagram.
As of 2019, Kehlani’s net worth is roughly $3 Million dollars.