Jhene Aiko is a popular singer & songwriter, who is known for her work with the R&B group B2K. Her full name is Jhene Aiko Efuru Chilombo, but she is better famous with the name of Jhene among fans. Now, let’s check what the Jhene Aiko’s net worth is in 2018.
Aiko was born on 16th March 1988 in the home of Dr. Karamo Chilombo & Christine Yamamoto. The descent of her mother is Japanese-Spanish, whereas the Aiko’s father is of African American descent. The majority of Jhene’s early childhood spent in Ladera Heights, California. She has two siblings, named Miyagi & Miyoko.
This talented girl took some vocal classes in Culver City. However, she had to leave them due to an unexpected pregnancy.
Her career started at a very young age of 14 years with some B2K releases in 2002. She signed with the Ultimate Group having Chris Stokes as her manager. Aiko was marketed as the cousin of rapper Lil’ Fizz to attain popularity. However, it was a complete lie. Aiko was featured in many of the B2K album songs. In addition to that, she was featured in debut video of O’Ryan, named “Take It Show.”
She was already featured in the soundtracks Byou, You Got Served, The Master of Disguise, and Barbershop before her 15th birthday that shows how amazing artist Aiko is. The first album of Jhene was planned to be released in 2003 with the title “My Name is Jhene.” However, the album never gets released due to some conflicts. She left all the labels to focus on her education.
Jhene made a return to the music by releasing a mixtape in March 2011 through her official site. It was followed by a music video, named “My Mine” and second track of her first mixtape, named Stranger. The first studio album “Souled Out” of Aiko releases in 2014, which was a great success. She repeated the same kind of success with her second album “Trip.” These songs made her a star in the American music industry.
Awards & Achievements
Jhene Aiko has been nominated many times for her work in various award events, such as American Music Awards, BET Awards, Grammy Awards, and Soul Train Awards. However, she has won only a Centric Award for the song “The Worst” in 2014 BET Awards.
Other achievements of this beautiful singer include a platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America. In 2016, she was named the Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity by PETA.
She had dated popular American singer O’Ryan for three years between 2005 & 2008. Together, they have a daughter whose name is Namiko Love. Aiko married Oladipo Dot da Genis Omishore on 16th March 2016, but it doesn’t last even for a year. Presently, she is dating Big Sean.
Her brother Miyagi died on 19th July 2012 due to cancer with whom she was emotionally attached.
Net Worth of Jhene Aiko
The Jhene Aiko net worth is $600 thousand. The copies of her albums have been sold all over the world that allows Aiko have such great net worth. Additionally, she has headlined many tours, such as Enter the Void & Trip The Tour.
Jhene Aiko is one of the most talented singers in the American music industry. She has been given many terrific performances on the stage. We believe she will continue giving such performances for many years to come. We wish her success in the upcoming life.