Birth Name: Keri Lynn Hilson
Place of Birth: Decatur, Georgia, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 5, 1982
Keri Hilson is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. Her parents, Christine Loraine and Gamaliel Warren Hilson, were/are both black. Her father was a developer. Her mother is from Iowa, and runs a day care center.
Keri’s paternal grandfather was named Gamaliel Warren Hilson.
Keri’s paternal grandmother was Missouri Smith (the daughter of Isaiah Smith and Augusta Annie Whatley). Missouri was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Augusta was the daughter of John Whatley and Missouri Phillips.