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Jhené Aiko Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017
Jhene Aiko Efuru Chilombo was born on the 16th March 1988 in Los Angeles, California USA. Her blood is mixed with various nations, having Spanish, American, African and Japanese descent. Her name is well-known in the music industry; her first endeavors were with the R&B group “B2K”; however, recently she has embarked on a solo career as a singer and songwriter. Her first album entitled “Sailing Soul(s)” was released in 2011, and had major critical success. Her career in music industry has been active since 2002.
Have you ever wondered how rich Jhene Aiko is? According to sources it is estimated that Jhene Aiko`s net worth is $500,000, an amount earned through her music career. So far Aiko has released three albums.
Jhené Aiko Net Worth $500,000
Aiko career began when she was 12 years old. She signed with the record label “Epic” and has appeared in several music videos of the group “B2K”, also contributing vocals in some songs. All this was used as a marketing effort to promote Aiko so she could later easily embark on a solo career. This trick was a complete success, and in 2003 it was scheduled for Aiko to release her debut album; however she asked for time off from the record label so that she could finish her high school.
During the time with “B2K” she appeared on songs such as “Santa Baby” and “Tease”, in addition she managed to release her own song entitled “Dog”, through the group`s album “Pandemonium” as a bonus track.
In 2007, Aiko returned to the music industry following her high school graduation. In 2011 she released her first solo album, “Sailing Soul(s)” through her official website, which featured other R&B and Rap artists including Kanye West, Drake and Miguel. On a quest to promote her album, Aiko acquired a one night show with R&B singer Miguel on the 15th July 2011. In addition she has released music videos for songs “My Mine” and Stranger”.
The album gained her commercial success and earned her a contract with Def Jam records.
Future years and enterprises greatly influenced her fame and net worth. In 2012, Aiko released the song entitled “3:16AM”, which was made available for download through iTunes. She also performed as an opener for the rapper Nas, on his tour “Life is Good\Black Rage”, and also was an opener for the Canadian rapper Drake on his tour “Would You like a Tour” in 2013.
Her next album entitled “Sail Out” was released as an EP on the 12th November 2013; it was a tremendous success, debuting in 8th place on the Billboard 200 chart. With the success of the EP, Aiko has become known nationwide, especially when she appeared on the TV show “Saturday Night Live”.
Her first debut album released for major record label was entitle “Souled Out” and was released in 2014. The album also had great critical success, debuting in third place on the Billboard 200 chart. Needless is to say that the album greatly increased Aiko`s net worth, as it sold over 70,000 copies in its first week.
Additng to her music career, Aiko has been nominated for three Grammy Awards, including for Best R&B song- “The Worst”, and for the Best Urban Contemporary Album- “Sail Out”.
Regarding Aiko`s life and other interests, she has been dedicated to music, taking only time off to complete her education. Aiko has a daughter, Namiko Love; her father is an American R&B singer, O`Ryan, with whom Aiko had dated from 2005 to 2008, however they had never married. As of September 2014, it is well known that Aiko is in a relationship with a record producer Oladipo “Dot da Genius” Omishore.
Jhené Aiko information
Jhené Aiko information
|Birth date:||March 16, 1988|
|Birth place:||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 1 in (1.57 m)|
|Profession:||Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Parents:||Dr. Karamo Chilombo, Christina Yamamoto|
|Siblings:||Mila J, Miyoko Chilombo, Jahi Chilombo, Miyagi Hasani Ayo Chilombo|