Kelis - Net Worth, Wiki, Age and Early Life

Kelis - Net Worth, Wiki, Age and Early Life

How Much Is Kelis's Net Worth? 

Kelis is an American singer-songwriter with a net worth of $4 million at present. She has earned the net worth as a Hip Hop and R&B singer by selling over six million records worldwide. She has also been nominated for two Grammy Awards to date.

Quick Facts About Kelis

Kelis Net Worth $4 Million
Age 42 years old
Date of Birth Aug 21, 1979
Place of Birth Harlem, New York City
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.778m)
Gender Female
Nationality United States of America
Profession Singer, Singer-songwriter, Businessperson, Chef, Designer

Who Is Kelis? Wiki, Age and Early Life Explored

Kelis is an American Singer, born as Kelis Rogers on August 21, 1979. She was born in Harlem, New York City, United States of America. She is the 42 years old daughter of Kenneth Rogers and Eveliss Rogers. She doesn't share many details about her family with the public.

She was interested in music and singing from a young age. She was admitted to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts from 14 years old where she learned to play the saxophone where she also won a spot in the Girls Choir of Harlem.


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She then graduated from high school in 1997 leading her to a variety of jobs before landing up as a backup slot on the album, "Fairytales" which was released by the American hip hop group "Gravediggaz". This was her start on a musical career. She is active on Instagram with 821k followers. She is also active on Twitter and Facebook. She also runs a YouTube channel with 273k subscribers.

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What Is Kelis's Net Worth And Career?

Kelis has earned a net worth of $4 million as an American singer-songwriter. She has successfully amassed the fortune as a Hip Hop and R&B performer who has sold over six million records worldwide.

In mid-1998, she started recording her debut album, "Kaleidoscope" and finished it in a year which was produced by "The Neptunes" and debuted at number 144 on the Billboard 200 and reached the top fifty on top Heatseekers. Her second album was "Wanderland", released in 2001 and the third was "Tasty" released in 2003. Tasty is one of the most successful albums to date.

She debuted her single "Caught Out There" which reached number four on the "UK Singles Chart" and the second single, "Good Stuff" was also a small hit that reached number twenty on the British Isles Singles Chart. Her third single, "Get As Well as You", also reached number 51 in the UK.

Her album, "Milkshake" has also given her a huge part in her fame, and net worth. A lot of albums have been released by her, which has reached the top of the list. She has also headlined tours, released more studio albums, graduated from cooking school, released a cookbook, and become an entrepreneur, to name a few which adds to her career.

She also debuted her sauce line named "Feast" in 2015 which become widely available. She has also appeared on the food show "Saucy & Sweet". Besides, she has also written, "My Life on a Plate", a cookbook, in September of 2015.

Is Kelis's Husband Mike Mora Dead?

She was married to Mike Mora in 2014. Mora is a real estate agent. He has gained huge limelight after being the spouse of Kelis. The couple was blessed with two children together named Knight and Shepard. They have been residing outside of Los Angeles and having a very tough phase due to health issues of Mike. Unfortunately, Kelis's husband died on March 14, 2022, due to Stomach Cancer.

Mora was in the 4th stage of stomach cancer

Singer Kelis' husband photographer Mike Mora was in the 4th stage of stomach cancer

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She was previously married to Nas in January 2005 after dating for three years which resulted in the birth of a son. Nas is a well-known rapper. They later got divorced in 2010. Kelis’s dating history has been the subject of a lot of speculation on the internet as she has been in many relationships before.

Interesting Facts About Kelis

  • Kelis has received various accolades. Some of her major achievements are, "Brit Awards", "Q Awards", "NME Awards", and two "Grammy" nominations.
  • She enjoys cooking.