Keyshia Cole

Keyshia Cole

Keyshia Cole
Quick Facts About Keyshia Cole
Celebrated Name Keyshia Cole
Age 42 years old
Nick Name Khanyisile Cele
Birth Name Keyshia Myeshia Cole
Birth Date 1981-10-18
Gender Female
Profession Actress and singer
Nationality American
Place of Birth Oakland, California, the U.S.
Ethnicity Afro-American
Residence Los Angeles
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Leo
Father Virgil Hunter
Mother Francine Lons
Brother Sam and Sean Cole
Sister Neffeteria Pugh and Ellite Noel
School Tracy High School
Sexualorientation Straight
Marital Status married
Husband Daniel Gibson (divorced)
Boyfriend Niko Khale
Net Worth $9.5 million
Salary $500K-$1 million per year
Son Daniel Hiram Gibson Jr. and Tobias Khale
Height 5 ft 2 inches
Weight 54 Kg
Body Measurement 36-24-34 inches
Shoe Size 7.5 (US)
Bra Size 40D(US)
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black

Keyshia Cole is an American R&B singer-songwriter and record producer as well as an actress. She was the star of a popular reality series on BET called "Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is" from 2006 to 2008. Three of Cole's seven albums have gone Platinum. 

She came into the spotlight with her 2005 debut album, "The Way It Is," and her next two albums, 2007's "Just like You" and 2008's "A Different Me," both reached #2 on the "Billboard" 200 and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

She has received four Grammy nominations: Best Contemporary R&B Album for "Just Like You," Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Let It Go" (shared with Missy Elliott and Lil' Kim), and Best R&B Song and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for "Heaven Sent."

Cole has also appeared in several films and television projects, including "How She Move" (2007), "Keyshia Cole: All In" (2015), "Lip Sync Battle" (2017), and "Keyshia Cole: My New Life" (2019), and she lent her voice to the 2018 computer-animated film "Charming."

She appeared in 16 episodes of "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" in 2017, and she began hosting the talk show "One on One with Keyshia Cole" on Fox Soul in 2019. In March 2021, Cole announced that she would be retiring from the music business after releasing one last album.

Keyshia Cole Parents and Siblings: Where is she from?

Keyshia Cole was born on 15th August 1981 in Oakland, California, the U.S. Her parents named her Keyshia Myeshia Johnson at the time of her birth. She holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. Leo is her star sign. She is a follower of Christianity. 

At the time of her birth, Keyshia's biological mother Francine Lons was financially weak and was a drug addict too. So, she was adopted at age two by family friends Leon and Yvonne Cole, changing her last name to Cole. Actually, her biological father is in a state of dilemma. Many people believe that boxing trainer Virgil Hunter, a husband of Francine as the biological father of Keyshia but Francine states that Keyshia's biological father was of Italian-caucasian descent. 

Keyshia has four siblings: two brothers named Sean and Sam Cole and two sisters Elite Noel and Neffeteria Pugh. She spent most of her childhood in Oakland. She moved to Tracy, California when she was 17 and attended Tracy High School. At the age of 18, after dropping out of school, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a music career. 

What does Keyshia Cole do for a living?

Keyshia Cole is a professional singer. The major part of her income comes from her singing career. She has been involved in this career since 1998 and her income has been increasing day by day due to her back-to-back hit songs and albums. 

And the music career is not the only source of living for her, she is also engaged in an acting career too. Additionally, she is also a good songwriter and television producer from where she makes extra income for her living. 

Keyshia Cole Husband and Kids: Is she still married?

The only guy that Keyshia Cole has married to date is Daniel Gibson, a former NBA player. Before their marriage, the love birds began dating in May 2009. They were engaged on January 1, 2010. Their wedding took place on May 21, 2011. Their first child, a son named Daniel Hiram Gibson Jr. was born on March 2, 2010, fourteen-month before their marriage.

However, things didn't go well between them after few years and On March 21, 2014, She confirmed that she had broken up with her husband. Their divorce was finalized on September 3, 2020. On May 3, 2019, Cole announced via her Instagram that she was expecting her second child, a son, with her boyfriend, Niko Khale. Cole welcomed her second son named Tobias Khale on August 1, 2019. In October 2020, Cole and Khale split up. 

What is Keyshia Cole's net worth?

As of 2021, the net worth of Keyshia Cole is estimated to be US $9.5 million. She earns around $500 thousand to 1 million every year. She has made millions from record sales, songwriting, and producing music for other artists. She's also made hundreds of thousands of dollars from her concerts and tours.

After A&M folded, Cole released her second album Just like You (2007) has been certified platinum in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America and has sold 1.7 million copies in the US. Cole's fourth album, released on December 21, 2010, debuted and peaked at number nine on the Billboard 200, with first-week sales of 129,000. The album has sold 400,000 copies in the US as of November 2012.

Along with her music, Cole has ventured into reality television. She signed to a reality/documentary series Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is which aired on BET from 2006 until 2008, giving viewers a closer look into Cole's career and family life with her biological mother and sister. Her second reality show, Family First premiered on October 9, 2012.

Keyshia Cole Body Measurement: Height, Weight, and Size

Keyshia Cole is 5 ft 2 inches tall and her body weight is around 54 Kg. She has an hourglass-shaped body. Her curvaceous body measures 36-24-34 inches. She feels comfortable wearing a shoe size of 7.5(US). She wears the 40D(US) size bra. 

She has a pair of dark brown eyes. She has a Dark brown prom hairstyle. She is keenly interested in fashion. She can be seen wearing fashionable trendy brands at award ceremonies. 

Facts About Keyshia Cole

  • #1 Cole was introduced into the music industry at the age of 12.
  • #2She has a good friendship with Tupac Shakur.
  • #3Ron Fair is her music mentor.
  • #4She has her own Shoe line.
  • #5She met her biological father, Virgil Hunter in May 2016.
  • #6She possesses the vocal range of a soprano.
  • #7 Mary J. Blige is her musical inspiration.
  • #8She host a number of TV Shows.
  • #9Her mother died due to a drug overdose.
  • #10Anita Baker is her favorite singer.