|Real Name/Full Name||Kelis Rogers|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Kelis|
|Birth Place:||Harlem, New York, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||21 August 1979|
|Age/How Old:||43 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 50 Kg
In Pounds – 110 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Kenneth Rogers
Mother – Eveliss Rogers
|School:||Manhattan Country School|
|College:||Le Cordon Bleu|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Nas (m. 2005, div. 2010), Mike Mora (m. 2014)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Knight-Jones, Sheperd Mora|
|Profession:||Singer, songwriter, chef|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Kelis Rogers is a popular American singer, songwriter as well as chef. She learned how to play the saxophone at the age of 16 during her final year in high school. She tried several jobs before landing her dream job as a backup vocal slot for the single, ‘Fairtalez’which was released by the Gravediggaz hip hop group. She also worked for Pharell Williams and Chad Hugo in their music production before finally being signed to Virgin Records in 1998.
Well, how well do you know about Kelis? If not much, here is what we know about Kelis to date.
Biography and Early Life
Kelis Rogers was born on 21 August 1979 in Harlem, New York. She is the third daughter of Kenneth and Eveliss Rogers. Her father, who died in 2000, was a jazz musician and a Pentecostal Minister. He also worked as a professor at Wesleyan University. Her mother, on the other hand, is of Chinese-Puerto origin and works as a fashion designer. She inspired Kelis a lot in her music career.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Kelis in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Kelis’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 30th May 2023 having been born on 21 August 1979. Though, she is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 110lbs in Pound and 50kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Unknown and hair color is Unknown.
Kelis attended a private school, Manhattan Country School, for her high school education. She used to sing in her church choir as well as play piano and saxophone while here. She disclosed in an interview that she was of bad behavior, and her parents kicked her out of the house at the age of sixteen.
She completed her education at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. She then formed an R & B trio with the name BLU (Black Ladies United). She worked as a bartender and salesperson at a clothing store while still in high school.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Kelis met Nas, a rapper, in 2002 at an MTV Video Music Awards. After dating for one year, they got engaged in 2004 and later got married in January 2005. After four years in marriage, she filed for divorce in April 2009. At that time, she was pregnant with her first son, who was born in July 2009. She accused Nas of being abusive and violent. They have been having a battle over their son as she claims that Nas does not support the upbringing of the child.
In 2014, she met and married Mike Mora, who is a real estate agent. They have two children together, a son born in November 2015 and a daughter born in September 2020.
Is Kelis Lesbian?
Kelis is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. She is neither lesbian nor gay and has never had such rumors. She has been married twice and has three children. Currently, she is happily married to Mike Mora and lives together with their three children. They have not reported any marital issues in their affair.
Kelis began her career path in 1997 when she landed a job as a backup vocal slot for Gravediggaz. She then worked as a music producer to The Neptune before being signed to Virgin Records. She released her first studio album with the Virgin records, “Kaleidoscope, on 7 December 1999. This album brought great success on her way.
She released her third album, “Tasty,” in 2003 with such singles as; Milkshake, Trick Me, Millionaire, and In Public. She released her fourth album, “Kelis Was Here,” in 2006. She signed with the will.i.am and recorded her fifth album, “Flesh Tone,” in 2010. The top singles in this album include; “Acapella and Fourth of July.”
When she released her sixth album, “Food,” in 2014, it became the fourth top album in the United Kingdom. It was listed on No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart. She has collaborated with such musicians like; Busta Rhymes, Calvin Harris, Enrique Iglesias, among others.
Kelis has won quite a number of awards in her career. She was recognized by Grammy Awards and NME Awards. She has also won Q Awards and Brit Awards. She was awarded Silver Clef International Award in 2010. Most of her songs have been among the top ten hit songs. Her third album earned her commercial prominence.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kelis in 2023
As of 2023, Kelis has an estimated net worth of $5 million. She has earned a great fortune from her music career. The main source of her income is the sale of her various albums. Having sold over six million records all over the world has earned her a lot of money. She has a total of seven albums.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- She is a trained saucier who graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in 2010.
- She is also an author who wrote a cookbook in collaboration with Lauren Pesavento in 2006. She wrote her own cookbook, “My Life on a Plate,” in 2010.
- She designed her own fashion line, Cake, in 2010.
Kelis is mostly known for her great songs and music in general. She has released my songs which always peaked at the top ten in the UK. She is still active in her career and will continue to be celebrated for her great works in the music industry.