Kelis Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Kelis Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight63 kg
Date of BirthAugust 21, 1979
Zodiac SignLeo
SpouseMike Mora

Kelis is an American singer, songwriter, and chef known for releasing several popular tracks and albums which include Caught Out ThereAcapellaFlesh ToneBossyMilkshake, and Kelis Was Here.

Born Name

Kelis Rogers

Nick Name

Kel

Kelis as seen while performing at Palmesus 2011 in Kristiansand, Agder County, Norway
Kelis as seen while performing at Palmesus 2011 in Kristiansand, Agder County, Norway (Jørund F Pedersen / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Harlem, Manhattan, New York, United States

Residence

New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Kelis studied at Manhattan Country School and Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Chef

Family

  • Father – Kenneth (Jazz Musician, Former Professor at Wesleyan University)
  • Mother – Eveliss (Fashion Designer)
  • Siblings – Kelis has 2 older sisters and one younger sister.

Manager

Kelis is represented by –

  • Universal Music Group, Record Label, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Three Ring Projects, Llc., Artist Management Company, Brentwood, Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Genre

R&B, Hip Hop, Soul, Electronic

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Ninja Tune, Virgin, Star Trak, Arista, Interscope Records, Jive Records, Geffen Records, will.i.am

Build

Voluptuous

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Kelis performing at Rise Festival in Finsbury Park in 2007
Kelis performing at the Rise Festival in Finsbury Park in 2007 (JJ Hall / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Weight

63 kg or 139 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kelis has dated –

  1. Jamie Theakston (2000-2001)
  2. Pharrell Williams (2001)
  3. Nas (2002-2010) – After first meeting Nas in 2002, the duo got married in January 2005. They had a rough relationship during which they also became parents to a son named Knight Jones (b. July 22, 2009). The couple divorced in May 2010.
  4. Adawale Ogunleye (2009-2011)
  5. Mike Mora (2014-Present) – In 2014, Kelis married real estate agent Mike Mora and they have a son named Shepherd (b. November 2015).

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (Asian, Black, and Hispanic)

Kelis has African-American roots on her paternal side and is of Chinese and Puerto Rican descent on her maternal side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Husky voice
  • Curly hair

Brand Endorsements

Kelis has endorsed brands such as Ford Edge.

Kelis as seen while performing during Manchester Pride in Manchester, England on August 29, 2010
Kelis as seen while performing during Manchester Pride in Manchester, England on August 29, 2010 (Man Alive! / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Kelis Facts

  1. Her name is a combination of her parents’ names.
  2. Her debut studio album, Kaleidoscope, was released on December 7, 1999, via Virgin Records.
  3. She is a fan of singer-songwriter Phil Collins.
  4. 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.

Featured Image by Jørund F Pedersen / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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