Keyshia Cole Biography
Keyshia Cole is a renown American singer, songwriter, actress, producer, and television personality, best known for her debut albums The Way It Is. She is very talented and skillful in singing and portraying different roles in both movies and television series. She has won numerous awards in her career, including Vibe Award, ASCAP Award Early Entertainment Award and BMI Urban Award.
Keyshia Cole Birthday and Age
Cole was born as Keyshia Myeshia Johnson on the 15th of October, 1981, in Oakland, California, United States of America. Her birth sign is Libra.
Keyshia Cole Family
Cole is the daughter to Francine Lons (father)and Viegil Hunter (mother). Her father was absent in her life, and her mother’s drug addiction led her to prison. Therefore, she was adopted by family friends Leon and Yvonne Cole when she was two years old and changed her last name to Cole. Keyshia met her father for the first time in 2016 after a paternity test confirmed their relationship.
Keyshia Cole Height and Weight
Cole has a height of 5 feet and 2 inches 1.57 meters and weighs 54kg.
Keyshia Cole Marriage
Keyshia is engaged to Niko Khale. She had a son with Khale, who was born on the 1st of August, 2019. She was previously married to former NBA star Daniel Gibson. The couple married on the 21st of May, 2011 and had a son named Daniel Hiram Gibson Jr (born on the 2nd of March, 2010). However, the couple divorced in 2017.
Keyshia Cole Children
Cole has two children, namely Daniel Hiram Gibson Jr (born on 2nd of March, 2010) and Tobias Khale.
Keyshia Cole Career
Keyshia began her career at the age of 12, where she met hip-hop recording artist MC Hammer. At the age of 18, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a music career. There she collaborated with artists from her native Bay Area like Messy Marv and D’Wayne Wiggings. In 2002, Cole was introduced to Ron Fair, an A&R executive.
On the 23rd of March 2004, she released her first single, Never, which featured Eve. On the 9th of November, 2004, she released her second single, I Changed My Mind, from the album The Way It Is. She also released another single, I Just Want It To Be Over, from the same album. The song was ranked number one on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100. She later released a mixed tape, Team Invasion Presents Keyshia Cole.
On the 1st of June, 2005, Cole released her debut album, The Way It Is, and I was ranked number 6 on the US Billboard 200. The album featured five singles like Love, Never, I Just Want it To Be Over, I Changed My Mind, and Should Have Cheated. Besides singing, Cole is also a talented actress. She starred in a reality series called Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is, which aired on BET from 2006-2008. Keisha has also collaborated with fashion designer Steve Madden to create her shoe lines like wedges, boots, and high heels.
Keyshia Cole Albums
- The Way It Is
- Just Like You
- A Different Me
- Point of No Return
- Woman To Woman
- Calling All Hearts
Keyshia Cole Awards and Nominations
- Vibe Award
- ASCAP Award
- BMI Urban Award
- Early Entertainment Award
- Grammy Awards
Keyshia Cole Salary
Details regarding Cole’s salary are publicly unavailable. However, we are reviewing this section, and we shall update it once the information is available.
Keyshia Cole Net Worth
Keyshia has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2021.