The lady was born on 24th April 1995, in Oakland, California. She grew up with her aunt after the death of her father and frequent imprisonment of her mother. She holds an American nationality while she has an Afro-American ethnicity.
During her teenage days, she attended the Oakland School for Arts mainly focusing on dance. Later, she was admitted to the Juilliard School for her higher education. She belongs to a mixed ethnic group and holds an American Nationality.
Kehlani started her musical career with the involvement in a pop group called PopLyfe when she was at the age of 14, which is famous for numerous local shows and music festivals in different places.
She made her first solo track ANTISUMMERLUV which got high attention and later she released Cloud 19 album featuring the song Till the Morning in 2014 which was listed on the top 50 Pop albums chart. Kehlani released her second mixtape You Should Be Here in 2015 which was ranked top 5 on the national R&B/Hip-Hop chart.
After her successful album, she was signed to Atlantic Records in 2015. Later she was named among the Top 10 New Artists You Need to Know by the Rolling Stone the same year. Kehlani's high popularity got her nominated for the prestigious Grammy awards for the Best Urban Contemporary Album in 2016.
Kehlani had dated several guys till now. She has currently dated her boyfriend, NBA point guard Kyrie Irving which later turned into a big controversy across the Twitter after they broke up.
A big chunk of Kehlani's earning comes from the tours and royalties that she receives from her musical career and her recent net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.