Birth Name: Kehlani Ashley Parrish
Place of Birth: Oakland, Alameda, California, United States
Date of Birth: April 24, 1995
Ethnicity: African-American, French, Blackfoot Native American, Cherokee Native American, Spanish, Filipino
Kehlani is an American singer and songwriter. Her father is of African-American and French descent. He was a surfer from Hawaii, who died when she was a toddler. Her mother is of Blackfoot and Cherokee Native American and Spanish decent. She stated her ethnic background as “Black, White, Native American and Spanish” in an interview on Hot 97, and specified that “Blackfoot Cherokee” are her Native American tribes. She has also said that she has a small amount of Filipino ancestry (at 0:23 at the link).
Her mother’s maiden name is “French”.
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