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K.Flay Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Kristine Meredith Flaherty
Place Of Birth
Wilmette, USA
Age
1 years old
Birth Date
June 13 2022

K.Flay Facts

Child Star?
no
Occupation
Singer, Songwriter, Rapper
Education & Qualifications
Stanford University
Net Worth
$2,000,000
Current Partner
Miya Folick

About K.Flay 

Kristine Meredith Flaherty, best known by her stage name K.Flay, was born in Wilmette, Illinois, on June 30, 1985.

She is a distinguished singer-songwriter, best known for her albums' Life As A Dog', 'Solutions', and 'Every Where Is Some Where'. She is also known for her singles like 'We Hate Everyone', 'Can't Sleep', and 'The Cops'.

Flaherty's first album was released by Bummer Picnic Records, and the other three were released by Interscope Records, a Night Street Records imprint. Flaherty completed her secondary education at New Trier High School and became interested in music at an early age. Later, she went to Stanford University and studied sociology and psychology. In 2003, Flaherty wrote her first song, 'Blingity Blang Blang', as a response to contemporary hip hop music.

Continue reading this article to learn about Flaherty's age, net worth, and best songs.

K.Flay Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is K.Flay's net worth?

Flaherty launched her debut mixtape, 'Suburban Rap Queen', in 2005. Subsequently, she put all her focus on making music and has released numerous albums, EPs, and mixtapes. As of 2022, Flaherty is one of the most popular singers and YouTube stars in the United States and has a net worth of about $2 million.

How much does K.Flay earn per year?

Flaherty has not disclosed her annual income to the media.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is K.Flay?

Flaherty stands at the height of 5 ft 6 in (168 cm).

How old is K.Flay?

The famous American singer-songwriter was born on June 30, 1985. So, as of 2022, she is 37 years old.

Childhood And Education

K.Flay, whose real name is Kristine Meredith Flaherty, was born on June 30, 1985, in Wilmette, Illinois. Even though she is a renowned musician, very little is known about her parents' identities. However, it is known that Flaherty's parents divorced when she was seven years old. Shortly after, her mother remarried, and Flaherty grew up with her stepsister and stepbrother. Her biological father passed away due to some unknown reasons when she was 14 years old. References to him can be found in many of K.Flay's songs.

It is said that Flaherty's stepfather was always good to her in her childhood. He also officially adopted her. She completed her school education at New Trier High School, and later, in 2003, she attended Stanford University, where she pursued a double major in sociology and psychology.

During this time, Flaherty commenced her music career. The first song that Flaherty ever wrote was titled 'Blingity Blang Blang'. Flaherty wrote it to show one of her friends that she could also write songs that were similar to contemporary hip hop music, which she described as formulaic, misogynistic, and simplistic. Nonetheless, 'Blingity Blang Blang' helped her realize that she enjoyed writing songs and performing them. As a result, she released her debut mixtape, 'Suburban Rap Queen', two years later in 2005.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is K.Flay dating?

On June 2, 2019, the famous American singer-songwriter announced on Instagram that she was in a relationship with the renowned songwriter Miya Folick. They were celebrating the first year of their togetherness through this Instagram post.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

From 2005-2013, the American singer-songwriter K.Flay released four mixtapes. Her first mixtape was titled 'Suburban Rap Queen'. 'Mashed Potatoes' (released in 2009), 'I Stopped Caring In '96' (released in 2011), and 'West Ghost' (released in 2013) were her other three mixtapes. All four of these mixtapes were produced by Flayzer Beam.

In 2010, the famous musician launched her first EP, 'K.Play'. Flaherty released this extended EP herself. Subsequently, she has also released six more EPs. The second EP came out in 2012 and was titled 'Eyes Shut'.

The third EP was launched the following year and was named 'What If It Is'. 'Eyes Shut' and 'What If It Is' were produced by RCA Records. The next EP was titled 'Crush Me', and it was released in 2016 by Interscope Records. From 2020-2021, Flaherty recorded three more EPs, namely, 'Don't Judge A Song By Its Cover', 'Inside Voices', and 'Outside Voices'. All of them were produced by BMG Rights Management.

By the time the famous songwriter announced the news of her debut album, she had already gained a lot of fame in the world of music. Her debut album was produced and recorded by Bummer Picnic Records in San Francisco, New York City, and Los Angeles. The production of the final mix took place at a studio called Different Fur. Upon its release, the album held the second position on the US Heat Chart and the 14th position on the US Rap Chart.

The next album, 'Every Where Is Some Where', was released in 2017 by Interscope. It became number one on the US Heat Chart and held the 50th position on the Canadian Albums Chart. Following the success of her albums, K.Flay released 'Solutions' and 'Inside Voice / Outside Voice'. They were released in 2019 and 2022, respectively.

Other Interesting K.Flay Facts And Trivia

  • The famous American songwriter and DJ was nominated for the Grammy Awards twice in 2018. The first one was for 'Every Where Is Somewhere' and the second one was for the song 'Blood In The Cut'.
  • Flaherty's 2015 single 'It's Strange' was praised by Taylor Swift, and it was given a place on the soundtrack of EA's FIFA 16.
  • The renowned singer and DJ was born on June 30, 1985. So, according to Flaherty's birth date, her zodiac sign is Cancer.
  • Flaherty is a multi-instrumentalist and plays the guitar, keyboard, and synthesizer.
  • K.Flay uploaded the music video of 'The Cops' on YouTube in 2013. To date, over 3.7 million people have watched the video.

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