|Real Name/Full Name
|Cedric ‘ K-Ci’ Hailey
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|2 September 1969
|54 years old
|In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
|In Kilograms – 83 Kg
In Pounds – 183 lbs
|Father –Cliff Hailey
Mother –Anita Hailey
|Garinger High School
|Mary J Blinge (1993-1997)
K-Ci is a highly celebrated R&B musician in America. His talent has been natured since he was young by his father and other notable musicians. He sings in collaboration with his brother in the group Jodeci. The singer has obtained great fame and has sold millions of copies of his music across the nation. As a result, he is a millionaire. Unfortunately, his career is almost getting shuttered due to numerous controversies and finding himself on the wrong side of the law. Besides, he is single and has no child of his own.
Well, how well do you know about K-Ci? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about K-Ci’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about K-Ci to date.
Biography and Early Life
Cedric K-Ci Hailey was born on 2nd September in 1969 in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.A. His smaller brother is JoJo, who is also a musician. His parents are Anita and Cliff Hailey. The father of the celebrity was also a singer and involved his children in producing music. Besides, the brothers developed an interest in music at a young age.
As a result, he spent most of his free time listening to famous artists such as Danny Hathaway and Bobby Womack. The family lived in Baltimore due to the convenience of his father to work as a musician. Together with his father and brother, the trio released the album ‘Little Cedric and the Hailey Singers in 1983. Later, the family returned to Charlotte was K-Ci was about a teenager.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is K-Ci in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, K-Ci’s age is 54 years old as of today’s date 4th March 2024 having been born on 2 September 1969. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 183 lbs in Pound and 83 kg in Kilograms.
The celebrity school at Garinger High School in Charlotte. He focused on developing his musical career after high school.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
K has been in many love relationships before dating Mary, an R&B singer. However, he dated Mary the longest from 1993 to 1997. His love relationship was shuttered due to his substance abuse and domestic violence, as claimed by Mary. The singer has no child. He also did the song ‘I Do Not Want To Do Anything’ with his girlfriend in the album ‘What’s the 411?’
The celebrity has also been a center of controversies. In 1993, the star, together with his friend DeVante Swing in the company of another barwoman, survived a fatal accident. That woman later accused the duo of sexual assault by folding her breast and threatening her with a pointed gun on her head.
In 2001, he got himself on the wrong side of the law for misconduct. In one of the shows he was performing in Los Angeles, he exposed his folded penis during the show at Shrine Auditorium. He pleaded not guilty. Later, he was released with a fine and taken for probation.
Furthermore, the singer, together with Jojo, spent some days in Raleigh, N.C. Jail for tax evasion charges. According to lawyer James Williams, the duo failed to pay their taxes from earnings gained from their career from 1999 to 2001.
The brother claimed not guilty since they have been singing in churches and locally since they were young and had no idea they were to pay taxes from their earnings. K-Ci was released on bail worth $287,727 for tax evasion from 1999 to 2000, while Jojo was released on bail worth $370,000 for tax evasion from 1999, 2000, and 2001.
Currently, the singer lives with his mother and brother in Charlotte. The family lives in a big mansion that MTV Cribs once featured in 2000.
Is K-Ci Gay?
No. The celebrity has shown interest in engaging in an opposite-sex relationship. A lady has even accused him of sexual assault claims. Besides, he separated from his girlfriend for drug abuse and violence. Thus, it is evident that K-Ci is not gay, and neither is he bisexual.
Ci began his musical career in 1994 with the help of his brother. The duo formed the Jodeci group of singers. He is a valuable member of the team as he is a lead singer. Most of the songs he produces have a taste of gospel flavor. The first song they released was ‘How Could You.’ The song was such a hit that it was used as a soundtrack for Bulletproof movie in which Damon Wayans and Adam Sandler starred.
Two years later, the two brothers made a guest appearance in ‘How Do You Want It,’ and 2Pac released R&B. The song became a hit and was featured in Billboard Hot 100. Having gained a significant amount of fame, Ci and his brother produced the album ‘Love Always’ in 1997. The hit songs from the album were ‘Last Night’s Letter’ and ‘You Bring Me Up.’
- In 1999, he won the American Music Award
- In 2001, he was nominated for VMA Award for his Best Video from a film.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of K-Ci in 2024
As of 2024, His net worth is about $4 million. The primary income of the celebrity comes from his musical career. Most of his works have been a success through collaborations with highly celebrated artists, including his brother Jojo and his ex-girlfriend Mary. His music has been a hit, and many fans converted to being his potential clients. He has sold millions of copies of his music.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
Thanks to rehabilitation programs, the celebrity is nowadays sober and leady a healthy lifestyle.
Cedric is a highly talented musician whose great works have made him a celebrity and also wealthy. However, he has issues with the law for misconduct, substance abuse, tax evasion, and sexual assault cases. He is single and has no child.