Birth Name: Rachel Agatha Keen

Place of Birth: Wandsworth, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 24 October, 1997

*father – English
*mother – Ghanaian, Swiss

Raye is a British singer and songwriter. She is also known as RAYE. She was brought up in a musical family.

Her English father and mother, who is of Ghanaian-Swiss heritage, met at church, where her father would lead worship and her mother sang in the choir. Her grandfather was also a songwriter and a musician. Her maternal grandmother is Ghanaian. Her family is pictured here.

Sources: https://www.capitalxtra.com

3 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    Keen is an English surname though similar to Keane, Keenan etc

  2. JackB says:

    “Keen” and North of England would suggest Irish ancestry back along.

  3. Akwaba says:

    Her maternal grandmother is Ghanaian, her mother’s family is pictured here : https://www.instagram.com/p/BsGlTsKB8X_/?utm_medium=copy_link

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