Keyshia Cole

Birth Day October 15th, 1981
Birth Place Oakland, California, U.S.
Age 42 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Libra

Keyshia Cole Biography

An American singer, songwriter, actress, and television producer, Keyshia Myeshia Johnson is professionally known as Keyshia Cole. She formed early friendships with musicians Tupac Shakur and MC Hammer as a teenager. She is a Grammy Award-nominated hip hop and soul singer whose debut album, "The Way It Is", hit Platinum status in 2005. She gained further fame on the reality show "Family First". She made her feature film debut in "Jack Boyz" in 2019. As a voice actress, Keyshia Cole made her theatrical film debut as the voice for Cinderella in the animated film "Charming" in 2018. She also made her first TV show appearance as a guest in an episode titled "Nina Sky/Mishon/Keyshia Cole" of the pop music dance show "Soul Train" in 2004. As recent news, Ashanti and Keyshia Cole's "Verzuz" Battle has been delayed once again. Scroll down to have information about Keyshia Cole Full Biography, Career Timeline, Ethnic Background, Interesting Facts, Personal Life & Affairs. 

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Famous For

  • Being an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television producer.
  • For her appearance on the reality show "Family First".

Keyshia Cole, a famous singer

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Keyshia Cole Early Life

Keyshia Cole was born on 15th October 1981 with the real name or full name of Keyshia Myeshia Johnson in Oakland, California, U.S. She holds an American nationality and African-American ethnicity. She is from a Christianity religion and her race is black. She happily celebrates her birthday on 15th October of every year and she has celebrated her 39th birthday as of 2020 though as her birthdate, her star sign is Libra. She is the biological daughter of Francine "Frankie" Lons and boxing trainer Virgil Hunter. Her siblings are Sean "Nutt-So" Cole (Brother), Neffeteria Pugh (Older Biological Sister). She has 5 other biological brothers and sisters. She was adopted at age two by family friends Leon (father) and Yvonne Cole (mother), changing her last name to Cole. She attended Fremont High School in Oakland, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Keyshia Cole Career

  • Keyshia Cole kicked off her singing career releasing her debut single, "Never" on 23rd March 2004 which was failed to reach the charts, but it eventually became the closing track on her debut album, "The Way It Is" whereas she launched her second single from the album, "(I Just Want It) To Be Over" on 5th April 2005.
  • Her studio album "The Way It Is" was released on 21st June 2005 which debuted at number six on the "Billboard" 200, selling 89,000 copies in the first week of release.
  • She then starred in the second season of her reality TV show "Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is" as she released her second album, "Just Like You" on 25th September 2007.
  • As well, Cole was scheduled to make a cameo on Missy Elliott's album, "Block Party" however the third season of "Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is" premiered in October 2008 on BET. The 10-episode season followed up the last season following Keyshia's family and giving a look into her third studio album, "A Different Me" which concluded on 16th December 2008.
  • After that, she launched her fourth studio album, "Calling All Hearts" on 21st December 2010 as she performed the single on 19th January  2011 on "Conan".
  • Her fifth studio album, "Woman to Woman" was released on 19th November 2012 whereas her sixth studio album, "Next Time (Won't Give My Heart Away)" was released as a digital download, on 31st March 2014, and officially impacted US Rhythmic radio on 1st April 2014.
  • She then launched the lead single "You" from her seventh studio album on 27th January 2017.
  • Additionally,  it was reported in June 2020 that Keyshia had signed a management deal with talent management company Primary Wave though speculations came out about a possible Verzuz battle between Cole and Ashanti on 22nd July after Cole wrote on the comment section, "Ashanti [what's] good?" during the live battle between rappers DMX and Snoop Dogg.
  • She also announced via her Instagram Live on 2nd December that she would soon be participating in a Verzuz battle while singing a few of her previous records whereas the challenge will take place on 12th December 2020 at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Furthermore, as a piece of fresh news, Ashanti and Keyshia Cole's "Verzuz" Battle has been delayed once again. 
  • "This has been an emotional week," Verzuz wrote. "In addition, as COVID-19 numbers continue to increase, safety is a top priority for us. As much as we enjoy having everyone together in the same room, to protect the artists and everyone who works with us in putting the shows together, we'll be going back to separate locations for a bit."
  • Verzuz revealed that the two singers would battle in early December to the joy of Ashanti and Cole fans. However, just a week later, the battle was postponed after Ashanti tested positive for COVID. Instead, E-40 and Too Short closed out the year for Verzuz, battling each other on 19th December.

Keyshia Cole Personal Life

Keyshia Cole and her ex-husband, Daniel Gibson

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Reflecting on Keyshia Cole's personal life, she is a married woman. She tied a knot with NBA player Daniel Gibson with whom she was in a romantic relationship since May 2009. They were engaged on 1st January 2010 and welcomed their first child, a son on 2nd March 2010. The pair tied a knot on 21st May 2011 and renewed their vows in September 2011 in Hawaii. "My husband wanted me to have my dream wedding so he flew all of our family members here. He's giving me something I will never forget! Amazing," Cole said. But, Cole announced and confirmed on 21st March 2014 that she and Gibson had broken up, but they have not yet filed for divorce. In an Instagram post on 3rd September 2020, Cole announced that she and Gibson were officially divorced. Besides, she announced via her Instagram on 3rd May 2019 that she was expecting her second child, a son, with her boyfriend, Niko Khale as she welcomed her second son on 1st August 2019. Again her relationship with Khale split up in October 2020. So as of now, we can assume that she is living and enjoying the single life. Furthermore, talking about her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Keyshia Cole and her boyfriend, Niko Khale


Keyshia Cole Net Worth

Moving towards Keyshia Cole's net worth, she has a worth of around $9.5 million as of 2020 and is sure to only grow as her career continues to advance. She has reached great heights in her career already and she still has a lot more to do. She has a long road ahead of her and she definitely holds all the potential to make it big in the industry. She has also successfully established herself as one of the fashionable actresses as well as singers in the industry. In addition, her major source of income is from her singing career. Moreover, Cole has endorsed the "Fashion nova" brand, as well as her own shoe collection with fashion designer Steve Madden that consisted of wedges, boots, and high heels.

Keyshia Cole Body Measurements

Beautiful singer Keyshia Cole stands at a perfect height of 5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm with a balanced body weight of around 54 kg or 119 lbs. Her multiple visible tattoos and fuller lips have attracted a lot of people towards her. She is gradually transforming into an attractive and more feminine person. She makes a special effort to look professional and attractive on air. Graceful woman Cole has black hair and dark brown eyes color as her body build type is average.

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