Kehlani Biography: Age, Net Worth, Parents, Spouse, Children, Height, Instagram, Songs, Wiki

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Kehlani Ashley Parrish, an American singer, songwriter, and dancer, gained widespread recognition in 2014 with the launch of her first mixtape titled Cloud 19. 

This debut project was met with critical praise and financial success, catapulting Kehlani into the forefront as a rising R&B artist.

 Kehlani has cemented her position as a rising talent in the industry with her distinct blend of soulful vocals and compelling performances.


  • Full name: Kehlani Ashley Parrish,
  • Stage name: Kehlani
  • Born: April 24, 1995,
  • Age: 28 years old
  • Birthplace: Oakland, California.  
  • Nationality: America
  • Occupation: singer, songwriter, and dancer.
  • Height: 1.64 m
  • Parent: Mr. and Mrs. Parrish
  • Siblings: Leilani Parrish
  • Spouse: Kiara Russell
  • Children: Adeya Nomi Parrish
  • Relationship: Dating
  • Net Worth: $6 million.

Early life and education

Kehlani came into this world on April 24, 1995, in the vibrant city of Oakland, California. Unfortunately, Kehlani’s early life was marked by hardship and instability due to their parents’ struggles with drug addiction. Her parent’s name is Mr. and Mrs. Parrish, while her only sibling is Leilani Parrish.

As a result, they were lovingly adopted and raised by their aunt while their mother served time in jail. Tragically, Kehlani’s father, Parrish, succumbed to his battle with addiction when they were just toddlers.

Kehlani’s education took her to the Oakland School for the Arts, a public magnet school in Oakland, California.

Following her high school graduation, Kehlani boldly decided to relocate to the vibrant city of Los Angeles to pursue a thriving career in the music industry. 


Kehlani’s journey in the music industry started when she joined the teen group PopLyfe, where she showcased her talents on the popular talent show America’s Got Talent in 2011. 

Although the group showed immense potential and secured a respectable fourth-place finish, Kehlani eventually decided to part ways with them. This move allowed her to embark on a solo career and pave her path in music. 

In 2014, American singer-songwriter Kehlani debuted in the music industry by releasing her first commercial mixtape, Cloud 19. This mixtape received widespread acclaim from critics, who recognized its artistic and musical quality.

 It was even listed as one of the “50 Best Albums of 2014” by Complex magazine. Encouraged by the positive reception, Kehlani continued establishing herself as a talented musician with her second commercial mixtape, You Should Be Here, released in 2015. 

Upon its release, this mixtape quickly gained popularity and debuted at an impressive number 5 on the highly influential Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop chart. Kehlani, the talented singer-songwriter, made her mark in the music industry by releasing her debut album, SweetSexySavage, in 2017. 

This highly anticipated album was met with immense commercial success, skyrocketing to number 3 on the prestigious Billboard 200 chart. It resonated with audiences worldwide and garnered critical acclaim from reputable sources such as Rolling Stone, which hailed it as “a stunning debut.” With this remarkable achievement, Kehlani solidified her position as an artist to watch and left a lasting impression on fans and critics alike.

Awards and nominations

  • Best Urban Contemporary Album for You Should Be Here 
  • Best R&B Performance for “Distraction” 

Social Media 

  • Twitter: @Kehlani
  • Instagram: @kehlani
  • Facebook: @kehlanimusic
  • TikTok: @kehlani
  • YouTube: Kehlani

Personal Life 

Regarding their personal lives, Kehlani has been remarkably candid about their sexuality and gender identity, fearlessly embracing their true selves. Over the years, they have identified as queer, pansexual, and lesbian, demonstrating a deep understanding and acceptance of their fluidity. Kehlani is happily committed to a relationship with Kiara Russell, further exemplifying their commitment to living authentically and loving whomever they choose. 

Kehlani, the talented musician and singer, is a proud mother to her adorable daughter, Adeya Nomi. This precious bundle of joy came into the world in 2019, bringing immense happiness and love to Kehlani’s life. The father of this beautiful little girl is none other than the talented musician Javie Young-WhiteKehlani and Javie are devoted parents, nurturing their daughter with love, care, and support as she grows and flourishes.


Studio albums:

  • SweetSexySavage 
  • It Was Good Until It Wasn’t 
  • Blue Water Road 


  • Cloud 19 
  • While We Wait 


  • “Gangsta” 
  • “Jealousy” 
  • “The Way” 
  • “Nights Like This” (feat. Ty Dolla $ign) 
  • “Distraction” 
  • “Good Life” 
  • “SweetSexySavage” 
  • “Can I” 
  • “Toxic” 
  • “Everybody Business” 
  • “F&MU” 
  • “Up at Night” (feat. Justin Bieber) 
  • “altar” 

Net Worth 

Kehlani, a gifted American singer, songwriter, and dancer, has a net worth of $6 million. Kehlani’s success in the industry has arisen from numerous revenue streams. She is known for her distinctive musical style, which flawlessly integrates R&B, pop, hip-hop, and soul. 

In addition to her record sales and music tours, which have undoubtedly contributed to her wealth, Kehlani has secured lucrative brand endorsements and ventured into other business endeavors. With her incredible talent and entrepreneurial spirit, it is no surprise that Kehlani has achieved such financial success.

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