|Real Name/Full Name:
|Cedric ‘K-Ci’ Hailey
|54 years old
|September 2, 1969
|Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
|6 feet 1 inch
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Mary J. Blige(1997)
|Is K-Ci Gay?
|Net Worth in [current date format=’Y’]:
|[current date format=’F Y’]
Cedric Hailey, commonly known as K-Ci, is an American R&B musician from the duo group named K-Ci & JoJo. He was born on September 2, 1969, and is a native from Monroe, located in North Carolina. K-Ci, alongside his brother, is lead singers of the group named Jodeci.
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Early Life & Biography
K-Ci grew up listening to gospel songs of Sam Cooke and Shirley Caesar. However, they also began listening to songs from soul artists such as Bobby Womack and Danny Hathaway.
K-Ci was born as Cedric Renard Hailey in Charlotte, located in North Carolina on September 2, 1969. K-Ci is a soul/R&B musician and songwriter. He is the older brother to the K-Ci and JoJo duo member and a brother JoJo Hailey. K-Ci is also the older stepbrother to Calvin Richardson, who is a neo-soul singer and cousin to R&B singer Fantasia Barrino and Dave Hollister.
He is the crucial lead singer for the group Jodeci, and he is the second lead singer for the R&B duo K-Ci and JoJo. Most of the performance by K-Ci and singing style, distinct by a sensitive, gospel flavor rasp, is stimulated by soul artist named Bobby Womack.
Womack inspired K-Ci, and he was an inspiration to another R&B star named Sisqo (Mark Andrews) of the late 1990 group named Dru Hill. However, Dru Hill and Sisqo at first blamed for stealing his style as an inspiration; yet, of utter copying it to gas their success.
Between the years of 1993 to 1997, K-Ci had a lot more public romantic relationships than the R&B singer Mary J. Blige. The two artists performed on “I Do Not Want To Do anything” from Mary J. Blige’s album, dubbed “What’s the 411?” Mary J. Blige regularly toured with the group Jodeci. The two lovers broke up back in the year 1997 with Mary J. Blige recording that the two broke up due to domestic violence and alleged drug abuse.
Back in the year 1993, K-Ci, alongside DeVante Swing, who was a fellow member of Jodeci, got involved in an accident with a woman K-Ci found in a bar. The woman later filed charges against the duo, stating that K-Ci sexually assaulted her by fondling her breasts while DeVante held a gun at her head.
Back in the year 2001, K-Ci found himself on the receiving end of the long arm of the law after getting charged with offensive exposure following his fondled and exposed penis during a show in Los Angeles. K-Ci pleaded not guilty and paid a fine and referred on probation.
K-Ci currently lives in Charlotte, located in North Carolina. He lives with his mother and his small brother JoJo in a big mansion that featured on MTV Cribs back in the year 2000.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 2 September 1969, K-Ci is 54 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 6 feet 1 inch tall, and his weight is 83 kg.
K-Ci made his career debut back in the year 1994 alongside his small brother JoJo. Early in the year 1994, K-Ci teamed with his brother for the song “How Could You” that became a bulletproof movie soundtrack, starring Adam Sandler and Damon Wayans. In July 1996, K-Ci and his brother JoJo made an appearance as guest artists in the number one R&B by 2Pac and “How Do You Want It,” which became Billboard Hot 100 hit.
The two brothers made their side hustles into a whole album, dubbed Love Always. The album got released on June 17, 1997, and it spawned two hits on top ten R&B songs, “You Bring Me Up” and “Last Night’s Letter.”
Awards & Achievements
K-Ci received an American Music Award back in the year 1999. He also got nominated for the VMA award back in the year 20001 for the Best Video from a Film.
Net Worth & Salary of K-Ci in [current date format=’Y’]
As of February 2024, K-Ci has an estimated net worth of more than $4 million. K-Ci accumulated most of his fortune from working on his well-paying music career and also collaborating with fellow artists and selling his music records. We do not have information about his monthly earning or his cars and other assets; however, it is obvious that a musician with such amount of net worth lives a lavish life.
K-Ci is hardworking career personnel whose hard work and dedication have led to his success in music. Despite his controversial past, K-Ci has worked hard over the years just to let his fans know he deserves a second chance.