Keyshia Cole Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Keyshia Cole :

NameKeyshia Myeshia Cole
NickNameKeyshia Cole
Date of BirthOctober 15, 1981
Age (2024)43 Years
NationalityUnited States
HomeTownOakland, CA
Height5ft 2in
ProfessionAmerican singer, songwriter, television personality and actress
EducationTracy High School
SpouseDaniel Gibson (m. 2011–2020)
ParentsVirgil Hunter, Frankie Lons, Yvonne Cole, Leon Cole
Net Worth110-120 Million USD

Who is Keyshia Cole ?

Keyshia Myeshia Cole, born October 15, 1981, is a multifaceted American talent celebrated as a singer, songwriter, television personality, and actress. Raised in the vibrant city of Oakland, California, Cole’s journey into the spotlight began as a backing vocalist for MC Hammer before she secured a record deal with A&M Records. Her debut studio album, “The Way It Is” (2005), catapulted her into prominence, earning platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The album’s success was underscored by the Billboard Hot 100-top 20 single “Love,”

Keyshia Cole
Keyshia Cole

which not only showcased her vocal prowess but also garnered her two nominations at the prestigious Soul Train Music Awards in 2006.Cole’s musical ascent was accompanied by her foray into reality television, where she starred in the widely watched BET series “Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is.” The show, spanning three seasons, provided an intimate portrayal of her career trajectory, family life, and personal challenges, solidifying her status as a relatable figure in the entertainment industry.

Building on the momentum of her debut, Cole’s subsequent albums further showcased her artistry and versatility. “Just Like You” (2007), her second album, boasted chart-topping singles like “Let It Go,” featuring Missy Elliott and Lil’ Kim, while “A Different Me” (2008) continued her streak of success, reaching the upper echelons of the Billboard 200 chart.

Facts about Keyshia Cole :

  • Keyshia Cole was born Keyshia Myeshia Johnson on October 15, 1981, in Oakland, California.
  • She is of mixed African-American and Mexican-American descent.
  • Her biological mother struggled with addiction, and she was adopted at age two by Leon and Yvonne Cole.
  • Keyshia has four siblings: Sean and Sam (brothers) and Elite Noel and Neffeteria Pugh (sisters).
  • At 12, she met and recorded with MC Hammer through her brother’s introduction.
  • She briefly formed a friendship with Tupac Shakur before his tragic passing.
Keyshia Cole
Keyshia Cole
  • Keyshia participated in a youth development program at 16.
  • She attended high school in both Oakland and Tracy, California.
  • At 18, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue music full-time.
  • Her debut single, “Never” featuring Eve, came out in 2004.
  • A mixtape titled “Team Invasion Presents Keyshia Cole” preceded her album release.
  • “The Way It Is” debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200 chart in 2005.
  • The album featured production by Kanye West, John Legend, and others.
  • Singles like “I Should Have Cheated” and “Love” achieved mainstream success.
  • The album was certified platinum and garnered award nominations.
  • Keyshia was a supporting act on Kanye West’s 2005 tour.
  • She had a hit song, “(When You Gonna) Give It Up to Me” with Sean Paul in 2006.
  • BET premiered her reality show, “Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is” in 2006.
  • Keyshia has continued releasing albums throughout her career.
  • She has also ventured into television hosting with her show “One on One with Keyshia Cole.”

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