K. Michelle is a singer, songwriter and TV star from The United States. K. Michelle dropped her first “Fakin It” R&B single with Jive Records featuring Grammy-winning rapper Missy Elliott. She has released four albums altogether and is on her way to releasing her fifth album, which she also considers to be her last album. Also, she has trained pop singers such as Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears. So let us know about Michelle’s life, her net worth, kids and boyfriend, career and other.
|Full Name:||Kimberly Michelle Pate|
|Age:||March 4, 1984|
|Place Of Birth:||Memphis, Tennessee, United States|
|Occupation:||Singer, songwriter, television personality|
|Years Active:||2009- Present|
|Height:||5 Ft 5 In or 165 cm|
|Weight:||55 Kgs or 121 Lbs|
|Education:||Health Profession And Human Service|
K. Michelle (Kimberly Michelle Pate) was born on March 4, 1984, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Although many details about her parents are unavailable, she has a sister named Shalah Pate.
K. Michelle went to Overton High School and graduated in 2000. She earned a music scholarship at Florida A&M University (FAMU).
She was crowned as the Freshman Attendant of the Homecoming Court in late 2000 at the age of 18. Kimberly is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority.
K. Michelle graduated from FAMU with excellent grades and was accepted into several law schools but decided to go for her passion, abandoning the career in law.
She started her career in music by signing a deal with Jive Records in 2009 and released her first R&B-charting called Fakin’ It, which featured Missy Elliott.
K. Michelle then released her three other R&B songs, Fallin; I Can’t Do This and How Many Times.
Then in 2012, K. Michelle was added in the cast of VH1’s reality series Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.
Then, K. Michelle signed a contract with Atlantic Records and released her debut album “Rebellious Soul” on August 13, 2013.
Her first album was a commercial success, which appeared at number 2 on the US Billboard 200 and number one on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts.
Michelle’s “The Rebellious Soul ” Musical that was directed by a Golden Globe winner Idris Elba, and debuted on VH1 on August 19, 2014.
K. Michelle also started her show named K. Michelle: My Life, which focused on her music career and life with family and friends. The third season of Michelle’s reality show, K. Michelle: My Life premiered on December 19, 2016. Michelle announced on social media that it would be her last.
Then, Michelle released her second album named Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart? in December 2014. This album of her was also a success which was ranked number 6 on the US Billboard 200 and number one on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album charts.
On March 25, 2016, Michelle released her third album More Issues Than Vogue, which debuted at number 2 on the US Billboard 200, and number one on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts.
Michelle released her single “Got Me Crazy” on February 3, 2017. Then again, on September 8, she released her two singles, “Birthday and Either Way.” They are from her forthcoming album, “Kimberly: The People I Used to Know.”
K. Michelle had her first child when she was in college. She confessed she stopped attending classes for some time to have her baby. K. Michelle gave birth to her first child, a son in September 2004.
She named him Chase Bowman. But her child’s father ended up marrying another sorority sister but not her.
Currently, K. Michelle is dating Kastan Sims. They have known each other for over 19 years and haven’t tied the knot yet.
However, they are going to have twins through surrogacy because Michelle is diagnosed with lupus and she would be unable to conceive children.
Her first debut album sold over 260,000 copies. Then she went for her first tour, The Rebellious Soul Tour, presented by BET Music Matters in 19 cities.
Her second album Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart? has sold over 230,000 copies. Her third album sold 59,158 copies in the first week of release.
K. Michelle is also a TV personality and made her television debut in Love and Hip-Hop: Atlanta where she was among the main casts in 1st, 2nd, and 5th season. She earned around $250,000 form the first two seasons.
K. Michelle also hosted a show, “K. Michelle: My Life,” which focused on her music career and life with family and friends which ran for three seasons.
Apart from her music and televise career, K. Michelle is also a business-woman, who owns Puff & Petal restaurant in Georgia, Atlanta.
K. Michelle also became the first African-American woman to collaborate and to be featured as the face of Jack Daniels. Together they launched the Jack Daniels Southern Peach flavor.
All the albums, TV shows, tours, songwriting, entrepreneurship combined makes her worth over $10 million. And not to forget her next fourth upcoming albums, by then she will worth even more.
K. Michelle net worth 2019 is above $10 million.
She lives in a luxurious mansion in Atlanta with her boyfriend. Her estate is worth around $2 million. And she also owns a red colored Porsche.