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Kiana Lede

Kiana Lede is a Los Angeles, California-based singer, songwriter, actor, and pianist. Moreover, Kiana Lede is a soul and R&B singer who came to fame after winning the ‘KIDZ Star USA competition in 2011.

Early Life and Education

Kiana Lede Brown, best known as Kiana Lede was born on 3rd April 1997, in Phoenix, Arizona, the United States of America.

As of now, this lady is 26 years old and holds American nationality. Moreover, she has a zodiac sign of Aries and she belongs to mixed ethnicity.

Kiana is the daughter of Michael Brown (father) and Shakira Matherly (mother).

Her father is of African and Indigenous American origin, while her mother is of Hispanic and Mexican origin. In addition, she has two siblings whose names are unknown.

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Caption: Kiana Lede’s childhood photo

She began singing the alphabet as soon as she learned it as a child, and she began performing at the age of three after obtaining her first karaoke machine.

She began performing in school plays and beauty pageants as a kid while also taking voice training and piano lessons.

Her mother enrolled her in a performing arts school so she could put her skill to good use after she was often booted out of class for singing. Moreover, she studied at Mountain Pointe High School.

Kiana Lede – Net Worth 2024

As of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of $1 million which she earned during her musical and acting career.


As of now, Kiana has not received any awards. But, in 2019, she was nominated for Best Push Act for the MTV Europe Music Award and she was nominated for the Favorite Ensemble Scream on  TV Guide Award in 2016.

Relationship Status

Kiana is single and unmarried. But, in the past, she was in a relationship with YouTuber, Luke Brooks. In April 2014, the couple began dating.

They had been together for about 5 years before they split up, but the cause of their breakup was unknown. As of now, this star is not a part of controversy or rumors and focuses on her career.

Career and Professional Life

In 2011, Lede’s mother found Kidz Bop, a website that allows kids to upload and share videos of themselves performing, and she submitted a video of Lede playing an original piano song that was selected as a winner.

Then, in 2011, Lede won Kidz Bop’s “2011 Kidz Star USA” talent competition, gaining a recording deal with RCA Records.

She also appeared in the music video and ad for Kidz Bop 21. “Do the Mermaid,” her first record song included in the animated film Barbie in A Mermaid Tale 2 (2012).

She released her debut song, Hey Chica, on June 19, 2012, an upbeat melody dedicated to female empowerment and encouraging young women to feel attractive in their flesh.

The song was an instant smash, and she rose to fame. Miss Moxie’s Holiday 2012 edition featured her as the cover girl.

On NBC’s “The Today Show” and at the “86th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,” she sang the song.

Her first EP, “Soulfood Sessions,” was released in December 2015 under the Orange Factory Music label.  “Christmas by Lede,” her sophomore EP was released on December 12, 2016. ”

Home for Christmas,” a non-album single, was also released the same year. “I Choose You,” “One of Them Days,” and “Fairplay” were among her hits released the following year.

Other EP and albums

Her third EP, “Selfless,” was released on July 12, 2018, and featured the tracks EX and a Fairplay remix with ASAP Ferg.

Kiana’s original composition “Fairplay” from the album “Selfless” was shot in New Orleans, as was the video for it.

The official video for “Ex” had over 47 million views on her YouTube channel, and it reached number 6 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, number 9 on the Hot R&B Songs Chart, and number 44 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart. As of June 2020, the RIAA has awarded its platinum certification.

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Caption: Kiana Lede posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

In 2018, she was included in the “Big Spender” promotional single for the film “Fifty Shades Freed.” The Heavy Group and Republic released her fourth EP, “Myself,” on June 7, 2019.

The singles “Can I” and “Bouncin” were among them. The single “Bouncin,” which features rapper Offset and charts in the top 30 on Billboard’s rhythmic radio chart, was released in February.

On April 3, 2020, she launched her debut album, “Kiki,” which features tracks like “Mad At Me,” “Forfeit,” “Chocolate,” “Only Fan,” and others. It debuted at number 30 on the Billboard 200 and received generally positive reviews.

Acting career

Kiana has a successful acting career in addition to her music career. In 2006, she acted in the Vimeo TV show “Temporary Dreams” as herself.

Moreover, in the same year, she made her film debut in the film “Deadlands: The Rising,” as Evacuee/Zombie.

In 2015, she appeared as Riley in two episodes of the American teen drama online series “Guidance,” “The Pictures” and “The Secrets.”

Moreover, in 2015 and 2016, she also played numerous characters in the TV series “Beach.” In addition, in 2016, she made her breakthrough as Zoe Vaughn in season 2 of MTV’s horror series “Scream.”

In 2018, she appeared in the Netflix series “All About the Washingtons” as Veronica Washington.

She also voiced Greenwood in the computer-animated science fiction action film “NextGen” in the same year. The video inspires by Wang Nima’s online Chinese comic 7723.

Body Measurements

Kiana is 5 feet 2  inches tall and weighs around 54 kg. Moreover, she has hazel green eyes with dark brown hair color and there is no more information regarding her other body measurements.

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Caption: Kiana Lede body measurements (Source: Instagram)

Kiana Lede – Social Media

On her Instagram, there are more than 911k followers. Likewise, there are more than 211.8k followers on Twitter and more than 342k followers on Facebook.

Moreover, Kiana Lede has a self-titled YouTube channel where there are more than 1.34 million subscribers.