Keshia Chanté

Chanté in 2011, Paul McKinnon /

Birth Name: Keshia Chanté Harper

Place of Birth: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: June 16, 1988

Ethnicity: African-Trinidadian, Puerto Rican, Portuguese

Keshia Chanté is a Canadian singer, television personality, actress, songwriter, and philanthropist. She is a Juno Award winner, and seven-time nominee.

Keshia is the daughter of Teresa Agnelo and Roger Harper. She was born in Ottawa and raised in Toronto, also spending summers in Hinesville, Georgia, U.S., with her grandparents.

Keshia has cited Tupac Shakur as her idol, and Beyoncé, Aaliyah, and Christina Aguilera as her early childhood musical influences.

Keshia’s maternal grandfather was named Aires dos Santos Agnelo.


Curious about ethnicity

9 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Keshia’s maternal grandfathere was Aires dos Santos Agnelo.

    I’m not sure who her grandmother was.

  2. andrew says:

    Daughter of Teresa Agnelo and Roger Harper

    Her mother has Portuguese ancestry

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