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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 13: Recording artist Chief Keef backstage at Gramercy Theatre on November 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

Chief Keef Biography

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Born on August 15, 1995, Keith Farrelle Cozart, better known by his stage name Chief Keef, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer who became famous for his singles “I Don’t Like” and “Love Sosa”. He became popular during his teen years among high school students. His debut album Finally Rich was released in December 2012 and the same year, his popular street single “I Don’t Like” was remixed by rapper Kanye West and reached the Billboard Rap Top 20 raising Keef’s profile further. A bidding war between major labels resulted in Keef signing with Interscope.

Chief Keef Parents / Siblings / Ethnicity

Chief Keef was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Lolita Carter who was 16 and unwed. Alfonso Cozart is his biological father. His legal guardian was his grandmother with whom he lived in Chicago. He began rapping as a 5-year-old using his mother’s karaoke machine and tapes to record his music. During his childhood, Chief Keef attended Dulles Elementary School and the Banner School, a therapeutic day school. He dropped out of Dyett High School at age 15.

Chief Keef Wife / Girlfriend / Affairs / Children

At the age of 16, Chief Keef had his first child, a daughter, born Kayden Kash Cozart. In November 2013, DNA documents revealed that he had fathered a 10-month-old daughter, and was subsequently ordered to begin paying child support.  In September 2014, he announced the birth of his third child, and his first son, whom he named Krüe Karter Cozart. In May 2015, he was sued by another woman who claimed he is the father of her child.

Chief Keef Age / Net Worth / 2020

As of 2020, Chief is 25 years old and has net worth of $2 million.

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Profile / Wiki

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Keith Farrelle Cozart 
  • Nick Names: Chief Keef, Chief Sosa, Almighty Sosa, Sosa
  • Birthday: August 15, 1995
  • Age in 2020: 25
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
  • School:  Dyett High School 
  • College/University: N/A
  • Education: High School dropped
  • Profession: American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: Black
  • Religion: N/A
  • Zodiac: Leo
  • Net Worth: $2 million

Body Measurements

  • Height: 5 feet 11 inches
  • Weight: 75 kg
  • Waist Size: 34 inch
  • Chest Size: 39 inch
  • Biceps: 13.5
  • Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
  • Dress Size: N/A
  • Body Measurement: N/A
  • Body Type: Unkown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black

Family

  • Biological Father: Alfonso Cozart
  • Mother: Lolita Carter
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Wife/ Spouse: Unknown
  • Girlfriend/Dating/Affairs: Unknown
  • Children: 4

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Trivia / Facts

  •  He has faced ongoing legal issues during his career, including weapons possession charges, house arrest sentences, and a performance ban imposed by Chicago authorities.
  • He is named after his deceased uncle, Keith Carter, who was known as “Big Keef.”
  • His legal guardian was his grandmother with whom he lived in Chicago.
  • On January 27, 2011, Chief Keef was apprehended on charges of heroin manufacture and distribution.
  • On September 5, 2012, Chicago Police stated he was being investigated for a possible connection to the shooting death of fellow rapper and Englewood resident, Joseph Coleman, who performed under the stage name “Lil JoJo”.
  • He was arrested on March 5, 2014, in Highland Park, Illinois, for driving under the influence of marijuana