Kelis is a singer-songwriter as well as a chef from the United States of America. She gained huge attention, and she rose to fame with her debut studio album “Kaleidoscope,” which ranked on top charts. Go on reading to know Kelis’s net worth in 2018, professional career and personal life below.
Kelis Early Life
Kelis Rogers was born on August 21, 1979, in the Harlem neighborhood in New York City, United States. Her father Kenneth Rogers was a musician and a professor at the Wesleyan University but he passed away in 2000, and her mother Eveliss Rogers worked as a fashion designer.
Kelis Rogers is another talented musician who was born, grown and raised in New York City. Her birth town Harlem is a very popular town for the jazz clubs in it. Kelis has 2 younger sisters and 1 older. She finished her schooling from a private school in her hometown named Manhattan Country School and then went to the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. When Kelis was 16 years old, she got kicked out of her family’s house because she had fights with her mother along with her bad behavior.
For her personal life, dating, engagement, and marriage, Kelis was married and divorced once. Her only marriage life was to the hip-hop artist, rap singer, entrepreneur and actor Nas. They got married in 2005 after a year of engagement and a couple of years of dating. Kelis and Nas got divorced in 2010 after Kelis’s filling for divorce in 2009, and Kelis gave birth to their only son Knight Jones Nas.
Kelis has been into many relationships. She dated the British TV presenter, actor and producer Jamie Theakston, the rap singer-songwriter and music producer Pharrell Williams, and the former defensive American football player Adewale Ogunleye. Kelis has been in a relationship with real estate agent Michael Mora. The couple began dating around 2013, and some rumors say that they have secretly married. Kelis and Michael’s son Sheperd Mora was born by the end of 2015.
Kelis Career, Awards & Achievement
Kelis worked in several jobs before she graduated. She worked in sales at a clothing store as well as a bartender. During her time at school, Kelis co-found a trio naming it “Black Ladies United’. Following her graduation, Kelis made professional connections and released her debut studio album “Kaleidoscope,” which peaked at top charts, sold hundreds of thousands of copies and gave her a great career start.
Following her debut, Kelis released “Wonderland” album which was as successful as her debut. Her 3rd studio album “Tasty” was internationally successful peaking on top charts in all the countries. Kelis was featured in a 2017 song by TCTS titled “Do It like me.”
Awards & Achievements
Singer and songwriter Kelis has won numerous awards. She won the Brit Award for International Breakthrough Act in 2001, the 2004 Glamour Award for Solo Artist and the NME Award for Best R&B Soul Act. Kelis has also won the Q Award for Best Video for “Caught Out There” song from her debut album. In 2010, she was awarded the Silver Clef International Award.
Net Worth of Kelis
The singer-songwriter Kelis net worth is $5 million. She made all of her wealth and earnings from the albums and singles she released and performed. Kelis has sold more than 6 million through her 7 studio, live and compilation albums. Her 3rd studio album “Tasty” recorded over 530 thousand copies sold in the US only.
Kelis is one of the century’s greatest singers as her music and performances always wait. Her most commercially successful studio album so far is considered to be her 3rd “Tasty.” Currently, Kelis seems happy in her relationship with Michael Mora, and they have one son together.