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(Singer, Songwriter, and Actress)

Famous for her chartbuster song "Knock You Down" which has also got two Grammy Award nominations for Best New Artist and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

Relationship Facts of Keri Hilson

Keri Hilson is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Keri Hilson?

Keri Hilson’s current relationship status is single.

She previously tied the knot with Samuel Soba in 2002. Furthermore, the couple has already welcomed a baby boy, Jayden. Moreover, the pair has maintained a sound relationship between them, however, they split in 2016.

Back in 2012, Keri has been linked up with basketball player Serge Ibaka. However, she never spoke about their relationship and denied the fact.

In addition, it was rumored that she had dated American rapper Lil’ Wayne and Soulja Boy. Although, it just ended with a rumor. So far, Keri and Samuel are enjoying their married life and living happily.

Who is Keri Hilson?

Keri Hilson is a renowned and successful singer, songwriter, and actress from America.

samuel soba and keri hilson
Caption: samuel soba and Keri Hilson (Source: Pinterest)

She is famous for her chartbuster song “Knock You Down” which has also got two Grammy Award nominations for Best New Artist and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

Furthermore, Keri’s debut album, In a Perfect World, debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 chart.

Keri Hilson: Birth, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

She was born on December 5, 1982, in Decatur, Georgia, United States, and has All-American ethnicity. She has four sisters Kelly, Kelsee, Kye, and Kaycee, and one brother named Kip.

Talking about her early life, she grew up with her siblings alongside her parents. Her mother carries a daycare center and her father is an army developer. From the beginning of her childhood, Keri stepped up to begin his musical career.

At the early age of 12, Keri started to learn piano lessons and later vocal lessons. Concerning her education, she joined Tucker High School and later enrolled at the Oxford College of Emory University.

Moreover, she completed her graduation from Emory University as a student of theater.

Keri Hilson: Professional Life, Career

Keri Hilson began her professional musical career in 2009, launching her debut album In a Perfect World. After its release, it climbed up to four on the Billboard 200 chart. Its first single ‘Energy‘ debuted at number 78 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Before her first album, she worked as a songwriter and background vocalist for Usher, Ludacris, and Britney Spears.

Furthermore, Keri’s next single ‘Knock You Down’ became a huge success as it reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

In addition, the second US single, ‘Turnin Me On‘ came as a massive commercial success and also climbed to number 15 on the Billboard Hot 100, and number two on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

As a successful debutant, Keri got four nominations at the 2009 BET Awards. Her second studio album was No Boys Allowed which was released in September 2010. Moreover, No Boys Allowed debuted at number 11 on the Billboard 200. The album records sales of 102,000 copies in its first week.

Another single from the second album, ‘Pretty Girl Rock‘ reached number 24 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number four on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart. It has also earned the platinum certificate.

As an Actor

Apart from her musical career, Keri has also featured in a romantic comedy film ‘Think Like a Man‘. Furthermore, she also appeared in the 2013 movie Riddick alongside Vin Diesel. Keri has also merged with some of the singers for charity.

She also became an ambassador for MTV Staying Alive which raises awareness and prevention of HIV and AIDS. In addition, she also teamed up with Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign.


So far, Keri has achieved every success in his musical career. From her first album to the present date, she has received enormous awards.

With her hit single ‘Herself‘, Keri has won five awards which consist BET Award for Best Female R&B Artist, MOBO Award for Best R&B/Soul Act, and much more.

In 2009, another single Knock You Down also gained Soul Train Music Award for Best Collaboration.

Net Worth and Salary

As of 2022, this singer and actress’s net worth is estimated at around $5 million. Moreover, her salary as an actor is around $19k-$210k per year.

Similarly, a musician’s average salary is around $42k per year.

Keri Hilson: Rumors, Controversy

Once, Keri faced controversy after releasing her music videoThe Way You Love Me‘. In this video, she used some abusive lyrics and also featured very sexy clips.

Later, talking about her sexy appearance in the video she explained, “You can’t have a song talking about what it’s talking about and not show a little more. It’s a love story really.” Moreover, there was also controversial news between Keri and Beyonce after she criticized Beyonce on a leaked track.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Keri Hilson has a perfect height of 5 ft 9 inches and weighs 53 kg. Furthermore, she has gorgeous dark brown hair and attractive brown eyes.

Her bra size is 32 inches, waist 25 inches, and hip 34 inches.

Social Media Profiles

Keri is hugely active on social media.

She has more than 4.25 million followers on Twitter and over 6.82 million followers on Facebook. On Instagram, Keri has over 2.3 million followers.

On her youtube channel named KeriHilsonVEVO, she has around 483k subscribers.


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