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Jhene Biography

Birth Name:
Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Singer, songwriter

Fast Facts

  • Is of Japanese, Nigerian, Spanish, Scotch-Irish, British, Malian, Congolese, Beninese, Korean, Cameroonian, French and Indigenous Mexican descent
  • Started her music career contributing vocals to B2K releases
  • Was initially signed to The Ultimate Group and Epic, but asked to be released after her self-titled album had been pushed back, and chose instead to continue her education
  • Released her first full-length project, a mixtape titled Sailing Soul(s) in March 2011
  • Is vegan, was named PETA's Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity of 2016, and posed nude in their Drop the Fur anti-fur ad campaign


  • Jahi Chilombo -- Brother
  • Miyagi Hasani Ayo Chilombo -- Brother
  • Namiko Love Browner -- Daughter
  • Dot da Genius -- Ex-husband
  • Dr. Karamo Chilombo -- Father
  • Christina Yamamoto -- Mother
  • Kareena Chilombo -- Sister
  • Mila J -- Sister
  • Miyoko Chilombo -- Sister