Kristinia DeBarge is an American singer and songwriter, who rose to the limelight since her debut single Goodbye in 2009. Currently, she is a noted figure in the music industry as one of the famous pop and R&B singers.
Besides singing, she has also showcased her acting skills to the audiences. Her movie credits include School Gyrls (2009), Christmas in Compton (2012), School Dance (2014), and The Mint (2017). Similarly, she has participated in the reality television series like So You Think You Can Dance (2009) and Growing Up Hip Hop (2016-2018).
Wiki: Age, Height
Kristinia DeBarge was born as Kristinia Jamie DeBarge on 8 March 1990, in Pasadena, California, United States. She holds an American nationality by birth, whereas she embraces a mixed ethnicity of (African-American, English, French, Mexican, Italian, Irish, and Norwegian).
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The pop singer, Kristinia, stands at the height of 5 feet 3½ inches (1.61 meters).
Family Details: Who Is Kristinia DeBarge's Mother?
Kristinia DeBarge's biological parents are James DeBarge and Christine Mcdonald, who raised her in South Pasadena in the state of California.
Moreover, her parents are separated—now, her mother, Christine Mcdonald, is married to another man. Kristinia, being a good daughter, shares pictures with her mother and stepfather timely on her social media.
Kristinia DeBarge wishes her mother Christine Mcdonald birthday on 5 September 2018 (Photo: Kristinia DeBarge's Instagram)
Likewise, her father, James DeBarge, is a famous pop/R&B/Soul singer who married Kristinia's mother as his second wife. Additionally, he had married American singer-songwriter Janet Jackson before marrying Kristinia's mom Christine Mcdonald.
Childhood Interest Turned Into Career
The soulful singer-songwriter, Kristinia DeBarge, was inspired to be a singer from an early age. Additionally, her father, a singer, is the reason why she grew an interest in music and singing. Along with her father, she credits musicians like DeBarge, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Prince, and Aaliyah as her musical inspiration.
At the age of 13, she made her singing reality show debut by appearing on American Juniors—she made it to the Top 20. After that, she trained the next four years with Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, American singer, developing her voice and writing skills.
Her first album "Exposed" released at her age of 19 in July 2009, followed by her second single "Sabotage" in the same month. Her album and single-song received positive acknowledgment from audiences, as well as from major critical websites, such as People Magazine, Blues & Soul, and AllMusic.
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Kristinia's success early in her career led her an opportunity to open up for Britney Spears, American pop singer, during the 2009 world tour, "The Circus Starring: Britney Spears."
Now, her career includes hit albums like Exposed, Young & Restless, and Thinkin Out Loud. Likewise, she has produced several single songs such as Goodbye, Sabotage, Alright, and Pink Love.
According to celebritynetworth.com, Kristinia DeBarge owned a net worth of $2 million, as of July 2010.
Dating Details, Boyfriend
Kristinia DeBarge is not very outspoken when it comes to her personal life, due to which her current dating/relationship status is not known.
However, in the past, she was in a relationship with a man who goes by Twitter name Home Town Kings.
(Photo: Kristinia DeBarge's Twitter)
Since May 2016, they have not given any glimpses of their romance.