- Name: Keshia Chante
- Age: 30 years old
- Height: 5ft 2in (158 cm)
- Occupation: Singer
- Net Worth: US $2 Million
- Status: Alive
Keshia Chante is a Canadian R&B singer, songwriter and television personality. She hosted BET’s 106 & Park from 2013 to 2014. Her discography include Keshia Chante (2004), Night & Day (2011) and Unbound 02 (2018). She’s won multiple accolades, including 5 Urban Music Awards and a Juno Award. Keshia Chante Harper was born on June 16, 1988, in Ontario, Canada. Her mother, Teresa Agnelo, is Portuguese and Puerto Rican, and her father, Roger Harper, is Trinidadian. Chante attended St. Peter Catholic High School in Ottawa followed by Fletcher’s Meadow Secondary School in Toronto. She graduated as valedictorian and with honors.
Chante was drawn to music at a young age. At age 6, she performed her rendition of Tupac Shakur‘s 1995 single “Dear Mama.” She was discovered by a local DJ who connected her to SonyMusic Canada. Chante moved to Toronto at age 14. Her first single for Sony “Shook (The Answer)” was released in 2003. The song won ‘Best Pop/R&B Single’ at the Urban Music Awards. Chante followed up with “Unpredictable”, “Bad Boy” and “Does He Love Me?” featuring Foxy Brown. Her self-titled debut album was released in June 2004 by BMG Music. It won the Juno Award for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year and was certified Gold by Music Canada. She also won multiple honors at the 2004 Canadian Urban Music Awards, including ‘Best New Artist’ and ‘Rising Star of the Year’.
Chante’s sophomore album, 2U, arrived in December 2006. It was supported by the singles “Ring The Alarm”, “Been Gone” and “2U.” The official music video for “Been Gone” was directed by Director X. Chante’s two-disc project, Night & Day, was released in November 2011 by Universal Music. It produced the singles “Table Dancer”, “Set U Free” and “Test Drive.” Her debut EP, Unbound 01, was independently released in march 2017. It picked up a Juno Award nomination for Best R&B Recording. A second installment, Unbound 02, followed in March 2018. The latter was supported by the songs “The Valley”, “Lights Out” and “Bittersweet.”
In addition to music, Chante is an actress and television personality. She starred as “Mahalia” in the drama series Soul (2009). She was cast as “Renee” in the short film Soul’d Out (2013). Chante co-hosted BET’s 106 & Park (2013-14) alongside Bow Wow. First lady Michelle Obama made a guest appearance on the show in November 2013. Chante television credits include Hockey Wives, Bethenny, and Top Chef Canada. She was a panelist on the game show Match Game (2012)PERSONAL
Keshia Chante is 5ft 2in tall and she’s of Puerto Rican, Portuguese and Afro-Trinidadian ancestry. Her net worth is estimated at $2 million. She’s held endorsement deals with brands like Pepsi, Sony, Ecko Red and MAC Cosmetics. She’s also known for her philanthropic efforts with the Stephen Lewis Foundation and the Canadian Foundation For AIDS Research.
Chante dated Canadian rapper Drake as a teenager. The two grew up together in Toronto. She was referred to as “Kiki” in Drake’s 2018 single “In My Feelings.” References to Drake’s muse can also be found in “Nice For What”, “Madonna” and “Deceiving.” Chante began a relationship with ice hockey goaltender ‘Ray Emery’ in 2010. They got engaged in June 2016 but the wedding was called off months later. Ray Emery died from drowning in July 2018.
Keshia Chante Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Keshia Chante Harper
- Birthday: June 16, 1988
- How Old : Age: 30 years old
- Place of Birth: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 2in (158 cm)
- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, TV Personality
- Years Active: 2004-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $2 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive