After speaking out about being sexually assaulted at one of her recent concerts, on 12 December 2022, the same month she also decided to go public with her girlfriend Kiara Russell. Following a sudden break from her romance with girlfriend 070 Shake in September, Kehlani debuted her new girlfriend on Christmas Day on TikTok with an adorable introduction video to fans.
Now, in the rest of the writing, let’s look at who Kiara Russell is, her ethnicity, net worth, and more.
Meet Kiara Russell, Kehlani’s Girlfriend
So, after sealing their relationship in a since-deleted TikTok video on Kiara Russell’s profile, which made rounds on Twitter, the two have been spotted together many times. Kehlani was seen dying Kiara’s hair before they also exchanged several kisses in front of the camera.
Even before the public admission though Kiara had been hinting at their romance on her social media posts.
Meanwhile now, many fans also questioned if Kehlani debuted her new girlfriend to dismiss the recent rumors of her dating Letitia Wright.
Kehlani, one of the biggest names in R&B has graced listeners across the world with her singles like “Nights Like These” and “Toxic”. And over the course, she had several relationships and rumored flings with both men and women. Kehlani came out as gay in 2021, after previously affirming that she is queer.
The Oakland, California native more recently dated 070 Shake and before that, she and YG were seen in lots of PAs throughout their relationship. In 2018, Kehlani briefly dated guitarist Javie Young-White. That same year, she and Demi Lovato shared a kiss on stage back, leading people to think that the two were an item. There have been a few more such stories.
Kiara Russell’s Net Worth
Kiara Russell reportedly had less than $250K net worth as of December 2022.
As per her LinkedIn, she studied at Arizona State University afterward, likely after graduation, she also started working there on 10 April 2020.
The 2016 graduate of Osseo Senior High also mentioned working full-time as a graduate assistant at the University of Connecticut.
While in high school and college, Kiara was a star basketball player. She played with the Arizona State Sun Devils between 2016 and 2020, i.e, for four seasons.
In high school, Kiara was named a Ms. Minnesota Basketball finalist, a Gatorade Player of the year finalist, and was named to the Star Tribune First Team. He was named to the AP’s All-State Second Team as a senior and was selected to play in the Minnesota Girls Basketball All-Star Game. Since then and now, she played 118 games and earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention recognition in 2018 and 2019. And she was named to the Pac-12 Winter Academic Honor Roll as a senior.
Kiara Russell Age
Kiara was born Kiara Asia Russell in 1998. So, she reached the age of 24 in 2022.
What Is Kiara Russell’s Ethnicity?
Kiara Russell is an individual of both black and Asian heritage, i.e., popularly known as Blasian. She is the daughter of an Asian mother and a Black father.
Kiara Russell Parents
Kiara Russell’s mother is Leah Hicks. According to her Facebook, she had been working as a Data Compliance Coordinator at Hennepin County Government Center and Training and development consultant/diversity and inclusion coordinator at Hennepin County Government. She also mentioned studying at Blaine Senior High School and (Human Services, Training, and Adult Development) at Metro State University. If you also need to know, she lost her beloved brother, Paul W. Hicks in 2017.
Back to talking about Leah, she turned 50 in likely September 2021. And at the time, she asked for a family picture for her 50th birthday
As for Kiara’s father, nothing was known of him. He did not seem to be in the picture apparently.
About the siblings though, we learned that she has three brothers, Anthony Gulyard, Kordell Russell, and Kendall Russell.
Anthony Gulyard Jr. got married to beautiful Taisia Marie Anderson on 17 June 2017. Today, they have an 8-year-old son named Anthony Gulyard III who is already pursuing a career as a model/actor repped by the agency Wehmann Models & Talent. While Anthony himself owned a barber shop around his hometown.
Another brother, Kordell Russell, had been working at American Airlines while based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Kiara Russell Height
During the 2019-2020 Season, while playing basketball in the position of Guard in the team of Arizona State (NCAA), Kiara Russell was just about 5′ 8″ tall. So, she grew even taller in these past years.
When Is Kiara Russell’s Birthday?
Kiara Russell’s birthday is on March 30th and that makes her an Aries. As a typical true Aries born on this day, she supposedly loves to explore things and people at their best.
Where Is Kiara Russell From?
Kiara Russell hails from Minneapolis, a major city in Minnesota that forms the “Twin Cities” with the neighboring state capital of St. Paul. The place is bisected by the Mississippi River and is therefore known for its parks and lakes. As of 2022 though, she had been calling Tempe, Arizona home.
Is Kiara Russell On Instagram?
Yes. Kiara Russell could be found on Instagram @kiara_russell4 with 16 posts and 20.3K followers as of 30 December 2022. She also occasionally showed glimpses of her life on Facebook. Here, she mentioned shopping, playing basketball, and listening to music as her hobbies.