Brooke Valentine is a renowned American singer, actress, model, and reality tv star. Brooke is well-known for her single Girlfight which was a Billboard hot 100 hit. The success of her album paved way for the release of her debut album called "Chain Letter" in March 2005. Brooke's debut album sold more than 290,000 units worldwide.
Besides her successful career as a musician, Brooke also got recognition for her appearance on VH1's Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood, the newest installment of the Love and Hip Hop franchise.
Hey Boo pic.twitter.com/XRIBWE6C5e— Brooke Valentine (@4everBrooke) December 28, 2021
Brooke Valentine Wiki: Early Life, Age, And Ethnicity
Born October 5, 1984, in Houston, Texas, Brooke Valentine's age is 38 years as of 2022. But Brooke Valentine is only a stage name. Her real name is Kanesha Nichole Brookes. The sun sign of Brooke is Libra and her nationality is American. Brooke was the eldest of three children in her family.
Brooke discovered her affinity for music when she was in fifth grade. She continued to practice it during her high school years and ultimately entered the girl group "Best Kept Secret". In 2004, she shifted to Los Angeles to pursue a solo career in music.
Witnessing her talent, Brooke was instantly proposed a contract by "Virgin Records" and she released her first album, "Chain Letter". The album acquired immense credit and several singles from the album ended on top of the music charts as well.
Brooke then started working on her second album called "Physical Education", which was released as a mixtape in 2009. During this time, Brooke took a temporary pause in her solo projects and collaborated with several other artists.
Brooke Valentine Love and Hip-Hop
In 2014, Brooke shooted scenes for the L.A.-spin off the cast of VH1's hit reality series, Love & Hip Hop. However, Brooke didn't make it to the final cut that was aired in the same year. After that, Brooke decided to work on her second studio album.
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In June 2017, it was official that Brooke was nominated as the cast in the new season of VH1's hit series Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood, alongside Keyshia Cole and Chanel West Coast. She joined the supporting cast of Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood in its fourth season.
The fourth season illustrates Brooke's struggles with rapper Marcus Black while her friendship with Daniel "Booby" Gibson slides to a romantic turn during the season. In the fifth season, Brooke becomes a regular in the show after reaffirming her loyalty to Marcus and urging him into marrying her.
Who Is Brooke Valentine Married To? Know Her Husband And Kids
In the past, Brooke was in a relationship with a man named Akbar Abdul-Ahad. Not much is known about their dating history. In 2015, Brooke Valentine started to date Marcus Black and the two have been together ever since. On February 24, 2019, it was revealed that the couple discreetly had tied the knot.
After a year and 3 months later, on May 13, 2019, the married duo announced the birth of their first child, Chi Summer Black. A month later in July, Brooke affirmed that she wouldn't return to the show so she could raise her daughter Chi well.
It was later revealed that Brooke even has a son named London from one of her earlier relationships. London was born in 2010. So as of 2022, he is 12 years old. Brooke's son, London, came in the limelight following the news that he was suffering from Cerebral Palsy.
Similarly, Marcus Black also has a daughter named Brooklyn from his earlier relationship.
Brooke Valentine Social Media Presence
Brooke Valentine is a social media influencer as well. The Love & Hip Hop cast Brooke's Instagram proudly boasts a massive following count of 1.7M. Her IG gets amazing interactions from her fans and well-wishers. Brooke's Instagram is filled with her stunning pictures including clips of LHH.
Likewise, Brooke is also on Facebook where she has 151K followers, and Twitter, where she has 39.9K followers.
The LHH star Brooke Valentine's net worth is estimated to be around $1,000,000. Brooke has earned her net worth thanks to her successful career as an actress and a singer.