Jhene Aiko is an American singer, songwriter, and recording artist, who launched her career by singing in various music videos for well-known bands like R&B and B2K. Despite not being related to Lil’ Fizz, she originally rose to fame after joining the group as his cousin.
Aiko later earned fame in the music world by releasing her own music such as hit singles, mixtapes, and EPs. Shortly after she grabbed the attention of many record labels and signed a deal with The Ultimate Group and Epic Records, but Aiko left both of the groups to pursue her high school studies.
Jhene Aiko is best known for featuring on Big Sean’s USA Gold-certified hit single entitled Beware, which earned her a lot of stardom. In this article, we are going to talk about the total net worth of Jhene Aiko her salary, income sources, career, biography, luxury lifestyle, expensive houses, and a lot more.
|35 years old
Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo also known as Aiko was (born March 16, 1988), in South Los Angeles, California. When she was seven years old, her family moved to Baldwin Hills, and Ladera Heights, because her Los Angeles home was burned down.
She was homeschooled prior to attending high school while growing up in Ladera Heights. Her mother’s name is Christina, and her father is pediatrician Dr. Karamo Chilombo.
She is descended from Native Americans, African-Americans, Choctaw, Cherokee, Navajo, and German Jews on her father’s side and has Spanish, Dominican, and Japanese ancestry on her mother’s side. Her parents separated.
After completing her school, Aiko attended vocal classes in Culver City, California, however, she had to quit them because of an unexpected pregnancy. Her sister Mila J is also a musical artist.
When Jhene Aiko was 14 years old, she contributed vocals to a few B2K releases in 2002, launching her professional singing career. Due to her talent, she signed a contract with The Ultimate Group, and Chris Stokes was appointed as his manager. Even though she is not connected to rapper Lil’ Fzz, Aiko rose to fame at that time as his cousin.
She began featuring in many of the B2K album songs including, Santa Baby, Santa Hooked Me Up, Pandemonium!, and many more. Moreover, she featured in O’Ryan’s debut video titled Take It Slow, B2K’s debut video Uh Huh, as well as on the soundtracks of Barbershop. Before the age of 15, she already has appeared as a featuring artist on several ѕоundtrасkѕ including, The Master of Disguise, Byou, You Got Served, and The Proud Family.
My Name Is Jhené, Aiko’s debut studio album, was supposed to be released in 2003, but due to complications, it was never made available. The Ultimate Group and Epic Records were among the record labels she decided to leave in order to concentrate on her education.
On March 16, 2011, Jhene Aiko finally came back with the release of her mixtape titled Sailing Soul(s) through her official website called JheneAiko.com, the mixtape which has had over 400k downloads. Aiko has collaborated with many high-profile artists such as Kanye West, Miguel, and Drake, to release this mixtape.
She then dropped the EP Sail out on Def Jam and Artium in 2013. The extended play was a hit by selling more than 250k in the United States and ranked at number 2 on US R&B/Hip Hop as well as number 8 on the Billboard 200 charts.
The hit tracks 3:16 AM, Bed Peace, ft. Childish Gambino, and The Worst, which peaked in the top 10 on the U.S. R&B chart, were also included on the EP. Jhene Aiko released Souled Out, her debut studio album, through Def Jam Recordings in May 2014.
She collaborated with Cocaine 80s for the lead single from the album titled To Love & Die, which reached number 20 on the U.S. R&B chart. The single The Worst also went viral and won her a 2014 BET Centric Award.
Aiko’s second studio album Trip also earned her a lot of recognition and was released in September 2017. On March 6, 2020, Jhen Aiko released her third studio album called Chilombo, in which she has won several awards and accolades. She then got an opportunity to perform America the Beautiful before Super Bowl LVI.
Awards and Achievements
Jhene Aiko has been working since her teenage and she has earned a lot of stardom throughout her successful singing career. She has received several award nominations including, American Music Awards, BET Awards, NAACP Image Awards, Grammy Awards, and Soul Train Awards. In 2014, her hit single The Worst won her a Centric Award at the BET Awards.
Moreover, Jhene Aiko was named The Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity in 2016 by PETA. She is also the Platinum Certified singer by RIIA.
Personal Life and Relationships
Jhene Aiko began dating American singer O’Ryan in 2005. Aiko gave birth to her first child, a girl named Namiko Love, on November 19, 2008, when she was 20 years old. From 2005 until 2008, Aiko and O’Ryan were together for three years.
In September 2014, Jhene Aiko began her relationship with the American record producer Dot da Genius. Om March 2016 the two got married after one and a half years of dating. Shortly after Jhene Aiko decided to get separated and filed for divorce on August 9, 2016.
At the end of 2016, the popular rapper Big Sean and Jhene Aiko started dating. After dating for more than 2 years, the couple broke up in December 2018. According to reports, Sean and Aiko again started their relationship in 2020.
Jhene Aiko has been able to buy expensive properties and has managed to make a good sum of money through her deals with famous labels. In July of 2021, she purchased a beautiful mansion which is located in Encino, a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California. She paid around $3.4 million for this lavish house. This home was built back in 1966 and sits on 3505 square feet of land, and features a 2-car garage.
A large pool, a chef’s kitchen, a breakfast bar, top-of-the-line appliances, an outdoor patio, a raised deck, a floating vanity, a backyard, and other amenities can be found in the one-story house. After nine months after the purchase, she sold her home for $3.65 million. Prior to that, she had paid $2.5 million for a home in the Pacific Palisades region of Los Angeles.
Jhene Aiko Net Worth
Jhene Aiko is an American singer, songwriter, and recording artist, with an estimated net worth of $6 million. After getting massive success in the music world, Aiko has headlined several tours including, Enter the Void Tour (2014) Trip (The Tour) (2017–2018), and The Magic Hour Tour (2020). Aiko is still at the beginning of her career and in the future, she will be on the list of highest-paid singers and songwriters in America.
The majority of her remuneration comes from the music industry from where she has managed to earn a vast chunk of money. On top of that, she went on a collaborative tour with artists such as Drake, J. Cole, The Weeknd, Snoop Dogg -Wiz Khalifa, Lana Del Rey, Beyoncé, and Jay-Z.
She is also making money from television commercials in 2014 she appeared in a Pepsi commercial alongside Wale and Juicy J. Jhene Aiko’s annual salary is around $500,000.
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Jhene Aiko is an American singer, songwriter, and recording artist, with an estimated net worth of $6 million.
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Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo was born on the 16th of March 1988, in South Los Angeles, she is 35 years old.
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