Say hello, to one of the best Hollywood singers, Kelis Rogers. She is mostly known as Kelis. Along with the singing, she is also a prominent songwriter and a chef. Her life journey is quite exciting. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s have a close look at the net worth of the Kelis in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Kelis was born on 21 August 1979 in the New York, United States to Eveliss and Kenneth. Her father, Kenneth was a musician while her mother was a fashion designer. Kelis has three sisters. She completed her primary education from the Manhattan Country School. Due to her arrogant behavior, she was thrown out of her parent’s house when she was just sixteen years old. She went to the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. During her high school days, she worked at the clothing shop.
In 2002, she met Nas at the MTV Video Music Awards party. Later, Nas got engaged with the Kelis in 2004. She gave birth to their son, Knight in 2009. Unfortunately, the couple got divorced in 2010.
Kelis tied a knot with the Mike Mora in 2014. After one year of their marriage, she gave birth to her second son, Shepherd in 2015.
She was arrested at the Miami Beach in March 2007 due to her racial behavior in the South Beach Nightclub.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 1999, Kelis released her first album, “Kaleidoscope”. She received a tremendous appreciation for her first album. This album was ranked at the 144th position on the Billboard 200 chart. The album’s popular single was “Caught Out There” which got massive success in the UK. The British Phonographic Industry gave the gold certification to the “Kaleidoscope”.
In 2001, she produced her second album, “Wanderland” which failed to achieve the commercial success. The album’s single, “Young, Fresh n’ New” was placed on the top 40 list of U.K Single’s chart. After a couple of unsuccessful years of her music career, she bounced back in 2003 with the singles like, “The Finest”, “Milkshake”, etc. As per the Nielsen SoundScan more than 533,000 copies of her song, “Milkshake” was sold. Kelis was nominated for the Grammy Award for the “Milkshake”.
As an actress, Kelis has worked in the several films like: “Freaknik: The Musical”, “Fashion Police”, “Brazzaville Teen-Ager”, “Holiday Feast with Kelis”, “Pitch Battle”, etc.
In 2001, she won the Brit Award under the category, “Best International Breakthrough”. She was honoured with the MP3 Music Award as well as the Silver Clef Award in 2010.
New Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of the Kelis is approximated to be around $5 million. She formed her sauce brand, “Feast” in 2013 which currently runs as the “Bounty & Full”. This versatile actress has also written her cookbook, “My Life on a Plate”. Thus, she generated immense wealth from many sources.
Over the years, Kelis has emerged as a successful singer and songwriter. Her journey was not that easy, but her strong desire and hard work made her one of the finest singers in Hollywood.