Jhene Aiko

Jhene Aiko

Jhene Aiko
Quick Facts About Jhene Aiko
Celebrated Name Jhene Aiko
Age 36 years old
Nick Name Nay, NeNe & Penny
Birth Name Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo
Birth Date 1988-03-16
Gender Female
Profession American singer-songwriter
Nationality American
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, the U.S.
Ethnicity mixed
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Pisces
Father Dr. Karamo Chilombo
Mother Christina Yamamoto
Sister Mila J, Kareena, Miyoko, Marcia Chilombo and Dio Chilombo
Brother Jahi Chilombo
College West Los Angeles College
Sexualorientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Husband Dot da Genius (Divorced)
Boyfriend Big Sean
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $100 thousand per year
Height 5 ft 2inches
Weight 45 Kg
Body Shape hourglass
Body Measurement 36-23-34 inches (Chest-Waist-Hip)
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Dress Size 4 (US)
Bra Size 40B(US)

Music idol, Jhene Aiko, was well-known as "B2K" ( American boy band) member Lil' Fizz's "cousin", though she is not actually related to him. It was used as a marketing tool, suggested by Sony and Epic Records to promote Aiko through the group and cultivate her own following.

Who is Jhene Aiko?

Jhene Aiko is an American singer and songwriter. A prolific singer in the R&B and neo-soul genre world of music, Aiko has been an iconic figure in the American music industry. In her decade-long music career, Aiko has won a BET Awards in 2014 and an NAACP Image Awards in 2021. She has also been nominated six times for the Grammy Awards. 

 In 2013, Aiko appeared on Big Sean's single "Beware", also featuring Lil Wayne, which became her first top 40 single on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. In November 2013, she released her first project for Artium and Def Jam, an extended play, titled "Sail Out".

The EP was supported by the singles "3:16 AM", "Bed Peace" and "The Worst", the latter of which went on to become certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). On May 8, 2019, Aiko released "Triggered (Freestyle)", which debuted at number fifty-one on the US Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at number 3 on the US R&B Songs.

Aiko released her major-label debut album, Souled Out, on September 9, 2014. On September 22, 2017, she released her second studio album Trip. On March 6, 2020, she released her third studio album, Chilombo, which earned Aiko three Grammy Award nominations, including Album of the Year.

Is Jhene Aiko Nigerian? 

Jhene Aiko was born on 16th March 1988 in Los Angeles, California, the U.S. Her birth name is Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo. She holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Her star sign is Pisces. She has inherited Spanish, Dominican, and Japanese descent from her mother's side and Native American, African-American, and German-Jewish descent from her father's side. 

Being born into a well-established Christian family as the youngest child, Aiko's childhood went well. Her father Dr. Karamo Chilombo is a musician and pediatrician while her mother Christina Yamamoto is an art teacher. She had four older full-siblings named Miyoko, Mila J, Jahi, and Miyagi. However, Miyagi sadly died of cancer in July 2012. She also has three paternal half-siblings named Marcia, Dio, and Kareena.

Her family lived in South Los Angeles, but their home burned down when she was seven so they moved near Slauson Avenue around View Park–Windsor Hills, Baldwin Hills, and Ladera Heights where she was homeschooled until high school. She attended West Los Angeles College for her higher education. 

Jhene Aiko Boyfriend and Dating

Jhene Aiko has married once in her life. Her only marriage to date is with Dot da Genius, an American record producer and audio engineer from Brooklyn, New York City. The couple tied their knot on March 16, 2016. However, within five months, Aiko filed for divorce pointing out irreconcilable differences. The divorce was finalized in October 2017.

Since then, she has never been married. However, she is rumored to be dating Big Sean since 2016, as the duo confirmed it in an Instagram post. It was reported that the love birds broke up in mid-December 2018. In the song "Deep Reverence", Big Sean revealed that Aiko suffered a miscarriage with their child. When Aiko's album Chilombo was released on March 6, 2020, Big Sean congratulated her via Instagram, signaling they were back together. 

Previously, Aiko dated American R&B singer O'Ryan from 2005 to 2008. At the age of 20, Aiko gave birth to her daughter Namiko Love, with O'Ryan on November 19, 2008. After a decade long of their romantic relationship, the sweet couple parted their ways in mid-2010.

Jhene Aiko Net Worth

As of 2021, the net worth of Jhene Aiko is estimated to be $1 million. She has accumulated most of her income through her singing career, from her albums, concerts plus music festivals. Hence she is earning a good amount of money at present.

From 2002 to the present she has released three studio albums and has already sold thousands of units. With her albums released, she also performs in different music festivals and concerts from where she earns a five-digit salary. 

She has a massive real estate property in California. She owns $3.4 million on admirably private property in Encino. Sequestered behind gates and up a very long driveway, the house is tucked into steep foothills near the Encino Reservoir.  She drives a 2019 Tesla Model X which costs $83,000 in today's market. 

How tall is Jhene Aiko?

Jhene Aiko is 5 ft 2 inches tall and her body weight is around 45 Kg. She has an hourglass-shaped body. Her curvaceous body measures 36-23-34 inches (Chest-Waist-Hip). She has a pair of black eyes. 

She wears a bra size of 40B (US) and a dress size of 4 (US). She feels comfortable wearing 8(US) size shoes. She looks elegant in her curly long hair that is black and shiny. She often does yoga and squirt to obtain an attractive body figure. 

Facts About Jhene Aiko

  • #1She was unexpectedly pregnant at the age of 20.
  • #2Her sister is R&B singer Mila J.
  • #3Jhené dropped her sophomore album 'Trip' in September 2017.
  • #4It took her three years to record her debut album.
  • #5She first gained industry buzz with her 'Sailing Soul(s)' mixtape in 2011.
  • #6Jhené released her first full debut EP 'Sail Out' in November 2013.
  • #7Aiko was baptized when she was 16 at the evangelical Pentecostal Foursquare Church.
  • #8 She possesses "gentle pop-tinged vocals" and a "sensually sweet voice.
  • #9Her voice is matched with male singer Frank Ocean.
  • #10Her music idols are Tupac, Aaliyah, Eminem, and Kendrick Lamar.

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