Kelis

Kelis

American singer (born 1979)
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Kelis Rogers-Mora (; born August 21, 1979), known mononymously as Kelis, is an American singer and a professionally trained chef. At age 14, she was admitted to New York's Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, where she learned to play the saxophone and won a spot in the Girls Choir of Harlem. After she graduated from high school in 1997, Kelis took on a variety of jobs before landing a backup vocal slot on an album track called "Fairytalez", released by the American hip hop group Gravediggaz. She then began working with music producers Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, known as The Neptunes, which ultimately resulted in her being signed to Virgin Records in 1998.

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Kelis was born on Tuesday, 21 August 1979 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. Her full name at birth was Kelis Rogers. She is best known as a singer. Kelis' country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Kelis attended high school at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, New York City, New York, USA. She is 5' 9" (175 cm) tall and weighs 139 lbs (63 kg) with a voluptuous build. She has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $4,000,000 US dollars. Kelis is 44 years old and her zodiac star sign is Leo.

You can find people similar to Kelis by visiting our lists 21st-century American singer-songwriters and Musicians from Harlem.

Full name at birth
Kelis Rogers
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Claim to fame
releasing several popular tracks and albums which include Caught Out There, Acapella, Flesh Tone, Bossy, Milkshake, and Kelis Was Here
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Date of birth
21 August 1979
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Place of birth
Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
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Singer, Songwriter, Chef
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5' 9" (175 cm)
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Weight
139 lbs (63 kg)
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  • Husky voice
  • Curly hair
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Residence
New York City, New York, USA
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Net worth
$4,000,000 USD
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High school
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, New York City, New York, USA
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Talent agency
  • Three Ring Projects, Llc.
  • Drive Talent Inc.
  • Universal Music Group
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On her new clothing range: "It takes new s**t and ass-old s**t and makes it even newer s**t."
Am I R&B because I'm Black? Am I pop because I have a song called "Milkshake"? Or can I just be who the hell I am? Good Lord, people make it seem like we're doing heart transplants here, but we're just making music!
"You know what's funny? I'm a celebrity here but a star in Europe..."
  • During the 2022 Hollywood Unlocked Impact Awards, Kelis was honored with the “Innovation Award”.
  • She has also earned a huge social media fan base with more than 800k followers on Instagram, more than 500k followers on Twitter, and more than 250k subscribers on YouTube.
  • She is a fan of singer-songwriter Phil Collins.
  • Her debut studio album, Kaleidoscope, was released on December 7, 1999, via Virgin Records.
  • Her name is a combination of her parents' names.

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