Syleena Johnson - Updated Jun 2024

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Syleena Johnson

Syleena Johnson is a famous actress, singer, and songwriter from the United States of America. Syleena Johnson gained popularity by singing hit songs “I am Your Women”, “Slowly” and “Hit on Me”.

Early Life and Childhood

Syleena was born on 2 September 1976, in Harvey, Illinois, United States of America. Currently, she is 47 years old and her real name is Syleena Johnson. And she doesn’t have any nicknames.

She is the daughter of Syl Johnson (father), a singer, and Brenda Thompson (mother), a police officer. And she has two siblings named Syleecia and Sylette. Plus, she is delighted with her family members and loves to spend quality time with them.

Maybe she will give details about her family to the public in the future. At that time, we will update her here. There is no information available like how she spent her childhood, who was her friends, her behavior with others, and so on.

All the information related to Johnson’s childhood is secret. She is American by nationality, her zodiac sign is Virgo, her religion is Christian and her ethnicity is private.


She studied at Central Park East High School and completed her schooling there. After that, she studied at Illinois State University. She has been interested in acting and singing since childhood.  And she used to participate in programs related to acting and singing.

There is no information available about how she was with her teachers and pals and her interest in studies and so on. Maybe in the future, she will give details related to her educational background at that time, and we will update her here.

Career and Professional Life

Syleena started her career as a singer and became a successful singer. In 2004, she sang a song in Kanye West’s single “All Falls Down” from his album “The College Dropout”. She has released many hit songs and gained her name and fame. In the year 2005, she released the album named “The Flesh”. 

In 2009, another album “Labor Pains” was released and also she appeared in the song named “Self Destruction”.  Day by day her fan following is increasing on her Instagram account. On Instagram, she uploads amazing photos and reels. By looking at his photos we can know that she is enjoying her life.

Her dressing style attracts people and due to her style, she is gaining fans more and more. Additionally, her Instagram profile is interesting and she has uploaded lots of reels and images. On Instagram, she has 700K followers has followed 4879 people and has uploaded 1637 posts.

Up to now, she has released eight albums. In 2001, she released “Love, Pain & Forgiveness “ and “The Voice” in 2002. Also, in 2011, she released “Underrated” and “Couples Therapy” in 2014. She released her next album in 2017 named “Rebirth of Soul” and “Woman” in 2020. Besides being a singer, she is an actress. She played in the series named “R&B Divas: Atlanta” from 2012 up to 2014.


On YouTube, she has 46.9K subscribers, and her latest video was uploaded 1 year ago “Never Been Better” and got 56K views. Her popular and most viewed video on YouTube is “A Boss” which got 227K views. Other most viewed videos are “Perfectly Worthless” which got 210K views, and “Woman” which got 208K views.

Johnson began her career in her early days. Within a short time, she progressed in her job and was able to influence people through her work and gain widespread notoriety. Singer Johnson’s professional path eventually came full circle as she rose in popularity. She gained not just international fame but also fame in his native United States of America.

Syleena Johnson singing her song (Source YouTube)

Caption: Syleena Johnson singing her song (Source YouTube)

Brand Endorsements

She endorsed some brands and she has earned profits from brand endorsements. She promoted and advertised the products of the brands which is also her source of income.

The names of the brands she endorsed such as SerenityXS, The Standard Bar, Steve Madden, Boohoo, and so on. Maybe in the future, she will endorse other brands too. At that time, we will update her here.

Awards and Nomination

She is a famous actress, singer, and songwriter. She has not received two awards but nominated many times. In the year 2005, she won two awards i.e. “Chicago Music Award” for being the best female vocalist and the “truth award” for Top Single for “Hypnotic. In 2001, she was nominated for “Billboard Music Video Award” for her song “I Am Your Woman”, “BET Award” as well as “Vibe Award”.

She was nominated for “MTV Video Music Award ” four times in the year 2004. In 2014 and 2022, she was nominated for “Grammy Awards” for Best R&NB Album and Album of the Year respectively. Plus, she has a great future ahead and has lots of chances to win many awards and nominations.

Syleena Johnson – Net Worth 2024

The estimated value of Syleena’s net worth is $2 million and her monthly, weekly, and yearly salaries are unknown. Her work as an actress, singer, songwriter, and brand endorsement is her primary source of income.

Syleena now enjoys a luxurious lifestyle and various expensive vehicles thanks to sales and excellent jobs. If she provides her weekly, yearly, and monthly salaries then we will update her here.

Relationship Status

Syleena married Kiwane Garris who is a basketball player. Her date history has been verified and fact-checked. She is maintaining her private life and concentrating on her profession.

She only wants someone who will be in a serious relationship and loves her for a lifetime and she found that quality in Kiwane. They have two children together named Kiwane Garris, Jr. and Kingston Garris. All of them are very happy together and love each other. Syleena is enjoying her life with her children and husband.

Syleena Johnson with her husband (Source ABTC)

Caption: Syleena Johnson with her husband (Source ABTC)


Even Syleena Johnson’s professional life is kept private, as is any information about her. Plus, Johnson has the skills to manage both his personal and business lives and she has never disclosed any information to the public.

Additionally, Johnson has never been the focus of any controversies or rumors, and she is a famous actress, singer, and songwriter.

Body Measurements

Her actual height is 5 feet 10 inches and her weight is also 70 kg. According to her images, her hair color is blonde and silky, and her eyes are also attractive and hazel.

Her body type is slim with a great personality and other body measurements like biceps, chest, and waist, are unknown inches. She is concerned about her body but takes a proper diet and has clear and fair skin.

Syleena Johnson posing for an image (Source Instagram)

Caption: Syleena Johnson posing for an image (Source Instagram)

Syleena Johnson – Social Media

Syleena Johnson is active on social media. On Instagram, she has 700K followers and has followed 4879 people there as well as she has posted 1637 posts. And her Instagram account is not marked with a blue checkmark with the username “mzhootersvet”.

She is active on Facebook where she has 1.5M followers and has followed 325 people. She is active on Twitter where she has 280.3K followers and has followed 2560. Plus, her Facebook and Twitter account is marked with a blue checkmark. On YouTube, she has 46.9K subscribers.