Kristinia Debarge Biography
Kristinia DeBarge born as Kristinia Jamie DeBarge is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. Kristinia first appeared on national television in 2003 as a contestant on the American Idol spin-off, American Juniors. DeBarge in 2009, signed a contract with the Island Records department Sodapop, releasing her debut album, Exposed, in July of the same year. The first single, “Goodbye”, reached the top 20 in the music charts US and Canada.
Kristinia Debarge Age | How Old Is Kristinia Debarge
Kristinia was born on March 8, 1990, in South Pasadena, California, U.S. She is 30 years old.
Kristinia Debarge Family | Kristinia Debarge Mother |Kristinia Debarge Father |Kristinia Debarge Ethnicity
Kristinia is the daughter of James DeBarge and Christine Mcdonald. She has a multicultural background. Her father is of African American, English and French Canadian descent. Her mother is of Mexican, Spanish, Scottish, Irish, English, French, Danish and Norwegian descent.
Her ancestors on her mother’s side include, 6th great grandfather Robert Sevier and 6th great granduncle John Sevier (first member of the Watauga Association/founding father of Tennessee), and first cousin twice removed Elías Nandino, a Mexican poet and confidant of Frida Kahlo. Some of her mother’s distant relatives are Roger Williams (founder of the First Baptist Church in America, also known as the First Baptist Church of Providence, King Robert I of France and Lady Margaret Erskine.
Kristinia started singing when she was 3 years old, but did not begin to take it seriously until she was 12. When Debarge was 12 years , her father took her into a recording studio where they worked until 4 A.M. recording a duet titled “How I Feel Inside”, which made her father realize that she was serious about beginning a singing career.
Christine Mcdonald Kristinia Debarge
Christine McDonald is Kristinia’s mother from her marriage with James DeBarge of the musically-famous DeBarge family. Much is not known about McDonald since she tends to stay out of the limelight. She does not appear on GUHH even though James DeBarge has a big presence on the show.
According to some sources, she is much younger than DeBarge. Reportedly she gave birth to Kristinia when she was still in her teens. She made a few appearances on DeBarge’s Instagram, looking incredibly gorgeous might we add!
McDonald celebrated her birthday at celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant in Las Vegas with her daughter. Her daughter Kristinia even shared a throwback photo of Mother’s Day this year with a heartfelt message.
Despite that Kristinia comes from a famous musically-inclined family, it appears that her mother was the one who encouraged her to pursue her hip-hop dreams.
Kristinia Debarge Songs | Kristinia Debarge Music
|2010||Turn the Beat Around||Herself|
|2012||Christmas in Compton||Lola|
|2019||Conundrum: Secrets Among Friends||Jasmine|
Growing Up Hip Hop 2016-present
Kristinia Debarge Net Worth
Kristinia DeBarge is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress who has a net worth of $2 million dollars.
Kristinia Debarge Exposed
When Kristinia was 14, years she was introduced to Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds. She worked with him for five years and, two days. Before her nineteenth birthday she signed to a new division of Island Def Jam Records founded by Edmonds and Jeff Burroughs called Sodapop Records.
Her first single “Goodbye” off her debut album “Exposed” was released in April 2009. “Goodbye” met with commercial success in the United States, the single debuted at number 75 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, and later reached a peak of number 15 on the chart. The single was also a success in Canada, where it reached a peak of number 15 on the Canadian Hot 100.
On July 28, 2009 Exposed, was released. It received generally positive reviews from music critics, based on an aggregate score of 69/100 from Metacritic. The album debuted at number 23 on the Billboard 200 in the United States. She also opened up for pop singer Britney Spears, during Spears’ 2009 world tour, The Circus Starring: Britney Spears.
Kristinia Debarge 2016
In 2016 Kristinia released two EPs and a single : Thinkin Out Loud, Peaceful Understanding and Crystal Ball. She partnered with Priority/Capitol Records and released the single “Pink Love”in 2017 . She independently released the single “Hangover” on July 31, 2018. DeBarge announced on September 30, 2018 that she would be touring in Asia in 2019.
Kristinia Debarge Young & Restless
The Wet Seal, Inc., a leading specialty retailer to young women, announced in November 2009 a partnership with DeBarge which included a collection of fashion pieces selected by DeBarge. DeBarge received an NAACP Image Award nomination for “Outstanding New Artist”in January 2010. She made an appearance in School Gyrls, which premiered on Nickelodeon in March 2010.
Kristinia released her single “Cry Wolf” from her exclusive Japan album Young & Restless in September 2012. The “Cry Wolf” music video was premiered on her VEVO artist page in October 2012. DeBarge made her acting debut in “Christmas in Compton” starring Keith David, Omar Gooding, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Eric Roberts on November 9, 2012.
She released another single (“Ignite”) from Young & Restless exclusively to Japan through Manhattan Records on April 3, 2013. The song ranked at number six one day after its release on the Japanese iTunes R&B Chart. DeBarge released another single from the album, “Higher” on May 29, 2013.
Kristinia Debarge New Music Mondays and Growing Up Hip Hop
DeBarge and Adonis Shropshire started exclusively releasing new music to YouTube on January 5, 2015. Kristinia entitled the project “New Music Mondays”. WE tv announced on July 8, 2015, that it would the stories of real-life rap industry families on “Growing Up Hip Hop.” Set to air January 7, 2016, the six-episode reality series stars DeBarge, Angela Simmons, Damon “Boogie” Dash, Romeo Miller, Egypt Criss, and TJ Mizell and some of their famous parents appeared on the show. On September 2015 DeBarge announced in an interview that she would be releasing a new studio album around the premiere of Growing Up Hip Hop.
Kristinia Debarge Krissy D Cosmetics
Kristinia announced the formation of her new cosmetics company, Krissy D Cosmetics on September 30, 2018. On November 23, 2018 the online company was launched with the “Amethyst Collection” (a 17 piece vegan brush set), the “Aplysina Blender” (a makeup sponge) and the “3D Inlashuation Mascara” (a waterproof and smudge free mascara that sold out within minutes).
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