Keyshia Ka’oir is a Jamaican-American model, actress, and businesswoman who is well known for being the owner and the CEO of a successful cosmetics company, “KA’OIR”. Her cosmetic brand has been one of the most successful and popular brands since 2011 which she builds all by herself after launching an exclusive range of brightly colored lipsticks back then.
Keyshia first came into recognition back in 2010 when she was named the XXL Magazine Model of the Year. She is also known for being the wife of popular rapper, Gucci Mane who noticed her when she appeared on one of the magazine covers, soon they began dating and eventually got married in 2017.
Besides, she is quite active on social media sites with over 6.1 million followers on Instagram: @keyshiakaoir.
What is Keyshia Ka’oir famous for?
- Famous for being the CEO of cosmetic company, “KA’OIR”.
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Where was Keyshia Ka’oir Born?
Keyshia Ka’oir was born on January 10, 1985, in Kingston, Jamaica. Her birth name is Keyshia Watson. Her nationality is American. Ka’oir belongs to Jamaican-America ethnicity while Capricorn is her zodiac sign.
Keyshia Ka’oir was born as the only daughter to her parents; as she has grown up along with her three brothers, one of which was killed back when they were in Jamaica. After spending 16 years of her life in Jamaica, her family moved to Florida, USA when she was 17 years old.
Her father was also tragically murdered when she was young. After shifting to the US, they settled in Bocan Raton where Keyshia completed her schooling. She always had an interest in hair styling and beauty tricks, which she started opening a salon in Bacon Roatan. She began taking acting classes in 2009.
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Keyshia Ka’oir’s Career Highlights
Keyshia Ka’oir kicked off her career as a stylist for celebrities. After starting her small salon in Bacon Raton, she started modeling when she was cast as Lisa in Timbaland & Drake’s mini-movie cum music video “Say Something”. She came into the limelight when she has announced the XXL Magazine Model of the Year in 2010.
Keyshia then changed her name changing it to Ka’Oir instead of Watson and went on to establish her own cosmetic company, “Ka’Oir cosmetics” in 2011. The band went on to become one of the successful and popular brands within a span of a year earning her a million dollars in just a year.
She then released her lipsticks, “KA’OIR Force” and “S.T.O.P, Pool Party” which became instant hits and she soon launched “Ka’oir glitzsticks”, nail lacquers, lip gloss, and other makeup accessories. Currently, Ka’Oir serves as the CEO of the company.
Keyshia also took her company to the next level when she signed endorsement deals with musician/rapper, Trina, the Jersey Shore star Snooki, and Teyana Taylor. She also had starred in one of his music videos of her husband, Gucci Mane.
Keyshia Ka’oir’s Husband
Keyshia Ka’oir is currently married to her loving husband, Gucci Mane. Gucci Mane is an American rapper who fell in love with her when he first recognized her on the cover of a magazine. Sooner the couple began dating and seeing each other almost every day.
After dating for months, Mane finally proposed to Ka’oir with a diamond ring worth millions of dollars in the middle of an Atlanta Hawks game on November 22, 2016. After getting engaged, the couple got married in a grand and blissful wedding that took place at “The Four Season” in Miami on October 17, 2017.
It was reported that their wedding cost $1.7 million, which was attended by several Hollywood celebrities including Lil Yachty, Big Sean, 2 Chainz. Since then the couple has been living a happy life together now counting their 3 years together. The couple announced expecting their first baby boy together in August 2020.
Following her marriage to Gucci Mane, there were rumors that she already had three children before leaving Jamaica. Also, a woman named Tanya Dazzle claimed that she was Keyshia’s sister and not invited to the wedding. Ka’oir has denied all of these rumors.
Keyshia Ka’oir’s Net Worth
Keyshia Ka’oir has quite good earnings from her professional career as a model, actress, and businesswoman. Having her career started in 2010, Ka’Oir has managed to come a long way up becoming one of the successful models and entrepreneurs in her decade-long career.
Her source of income is surely her modeling contracts and her million worth company. Including her income, Ka’Oir has a healthy net worth estimated to be around $15 million.
Keyshia Ka’oir’s Height
Keyshia Ka’oir is a gorgeous lady with a well maintained hour-glass body physique in her 30s. She stands tall with a height of 5ft. 6inch.(1.68 m) while her body weighs around 60kg(132 lbs). Her body measurement is around 35-24-35 inches with a bra size of 32 D, and 12 US as her dress size. She has a brown complexion with brown hair and brown eyes.