Kimberley Michelle Pate is a singer, songwriter, and television personality from the United States. Her albums ‘Rebellious Soul’ and ‘Anybody want to buy a heart?’ are well-known.
|Celebrated Name:||K. Michelle|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Kimberly Michelle Pate|
|Age:||41 years old|
|Birth Date:||4 March 1982|
|Birth Place:||Memphis, Tennessee, United States|
|Children:||Yes (Chase Bowman)|
|Profession:||American R&B singer, songwriter, and television personality|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$2 million|
K. Michelle Biography
K. Michelle was born in Memphis, Tennessee on March 4, 1982. She attended Florida A&M University on a music scholarship after graduating from Overton High School.
She took music lessons from Bob West Brook and learned to play the piano and guitar in a short period of time. In 2000, she was crowned Freshman attendant of homecoming court at the age of 18.
K. Michelle Education
K. Michelle graduated with honors from Florida A&M University and was eligible to attend law school, but she chose to pursue a career in music instead.
K. Michelle Age, Height, And Weight
K. Michelle was born on March 4, 1982, and is 40 years old as of 2023. Her height is 1.65 meters and her weight is 55 kilograms.
K. Michelle began her music career with Jive Records, where she signed a contract in 2009. ‘Faking’ was her first single with Jive Records. It quickly gained popularity. It drew an urban audience because of its sexually charged lyrics.
K. Michelle released three more songs in 2010, including ‘falling,’ ‘How many times,’ and ‘I just can’t do this.’ These songs were ranked 56, 53, and 53 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-hop Songs chart, respectively.
K. Michelle appeared on the reality show ‘Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta in 2012. She stated in this reality show that she intended to work on the show for only two seasons before moving on to ‘Love & Hip-hop: New York’ to further her musical career.
Her debut album’s buzz single, ‘I Just Wanna,’ was released in 2013. ‘VSOP’ was the album’s lead single. It peaked at number 27 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in the United States.
‘Rebellious Soul,’ her debut studio album, was released in 2013. It significantly increased her popularity as a singer, as the song peaked at number two on the US Top R&B Hip-hop album chart. ‘Rebellious Soul’ had sold 260000 copies by the end of 2014.
In 2013, K. Michelle embarked on her first musical tour. In December 2013, she embarked on a 19-city tour, beginning in San Francisco and ending in Boston. The single ‘Can’t raise a man’ peaked at number 23 on the Hot R&B Hip-hop Songs chart in January 2014.
In 2014, she began her ‘Blurred Lines’ tour in Atlanta. Michelle debuted her own TV show, ‘K. Michelle: My Life,’ in March 2014. It depicted her interesting aspects of life as well as her musical career. Her album ‘Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart,’ and it’s single ‘How Do You Know,’ debuted at number one on the iTunes R&B chart and sold 5,000 copies worldwide.
‘Got me crazy’ and ‘Either way’ are two songs from her latest album, ‘Kimberly: The people I used to know,’ which was released in February 2017.
K. Michelle Awards
She won the Soul Train Music Award for Best New Artist in 2013 for her song “Not a Little Bit.”
In 2014, 2015, and 2016, she was nominated for a Centric award for ‘Best Female R&B/Pop Artist’ for her work ‘Not a Little Bit.’
Her song ‘How do you know?’ (2014) from the album ‘Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart?’ reached the top of the iTunes R&B chart.
K. Michelle’s Net Worth
K. Michelle’s net worth is $2 million as of September 2023. Her income is generated by her songs, albums, sponsorship, advertisements, and endorsements. Her income has been consistent over the years, and she is expected to earn more in the future as her career progresses.
In her early years, K. Michelle was a good singer as well as a good student. She had the academic credentials to pursue a career in law, but she chose to pursue her musical ambitions. Her steady rise in the music industry demonstrates her determination and will to succeed in highly competitive music industry.