If you are into hip-hop or rap music then you may know who Kendrick Lamar is. 34 years old American rapper, record producer, and songwriter is one of the biggest names in the hip-hop music industry. Kendrick is considered one of the rap legends and goats for his poetic lyrics, flows, and song delivery. His name is listed among the greatest rappers like J. Cole, Snoop Dogg, Joyner Lucus, Logic, and others.
He has also earned himself many honorable awards like Pulitzer and Grammy. But we won’t be talking about Kendrick in this article instead we will be talking about his to-be wife and fiancee Whitney Alford. They have been together for a long time now and people are eager to know more about his fiancee Whitney so we will look through her personal life, how the two meet, and other few things related to them.
Who Is Whitney Alford?
Whitney was born on May 12, 1986, in Compton, California, United States. She went to Centennial High School and it was the same school Kendrick and another famous person who changed the hip-hop music industry Dr. Dre went to. Later Dre became Lamar’s mentor and we all know they both are big names in the hip-hop music industry.
After graduating from high school she went to join California State University where she studied accounting but after graduation, she went to pursue a career in makeup and beauty.
How Did They Meet?
Are you one of those people who think that a high school love story does not last long? if yes then you might change your thought on this. As mentioned above both Kendrick and Whitney used to go to the same school and they have known each other their whole life.
We don’t know exactly how they ended up together as the couple is quite private about their relationship but what we do know is they were in a relationship since they were in high school. If you are a huge fan of Kendrick then you may know that we only got to know about Whitney in 2014 as they made their first public appearance together in Grammy Awards.
Kendrick has mentioned someone special in his early songs but never used Whitney’s name but after they made their relationship public we knew right away who he was talking about.
Whitney was seen wearing a beautiful ring on her finger so the rumors about their engagement started to take over the internet and news not much long after, Kendrick himself confirmed the engagement when he was on Power 105.1.
“It’s important to have real people around you and to be loyal to the soil. Everybody who has been around me has been around me from the very beginning, and I cannot change that. When people show me respect, I always show them respect. Honoring those by your side is important.”
There are also rumors circulating which suggest Kendrick and Whitney have married secretly but there is no confirmation and there is also no proof to support this news.
They Became Parents
On July 26, 2019, Whitney gave birth to her first child but the name of her daughter has not been public yet as we all know Kendrick and Whitney are notoriously private about their personal life, and as a matter of fact, they even kept Whitney’s pregnancy a secret.
Now their daughter has already become 2 years old but there is no information on what her name is and we have not even seen her face yet, Kendrick and Whitney are on whole another level of privacy.
People Criticized Whitney for Not Being Black Enough
After the news got out of Kendrick and Whitney’s engagement Rashida Strober a self-proclaimed dark-skin activist stated that Kindrick is a hypocrite cause he engaged a woman who was not “Black Enough” as Whitney’s mother has mixed ancestry.
“Well, well, well, would you look at this, No dime of my money will ever be spent on him or his music, and I implore all dark-skinned women not to either,” Rashida said through Facebook, and surprisingly there were many who supported her but it was not enough to even get a little dust in him.
Kendrick is Really Close to Whitney
Reports claim that the two are so close and only a few people can call Kendrick as Whitney does. According to Billboard Kindrick told that she is his best friend. “I wouldn’t even call her my girlfriend, but my best friend. In the world of companionship, it’s not just about talking about someone who is someone you share your fears with. She’s somebody you can talk to about anything.”
In 2014 New York Times took an interview of Kendrick and the writer Lizzy Goodman stated that they were so close that she thought the two of them were brother and sister and in the interview, Kendrick revealed that Whitney is among those few people who were with him since the beginning of his career. She is also someone who Kendrick raps about for example his hit song LOVE is about his fiancee Whitney.
Her Fiancee Kendrick Lamar’s Net Worth
As mentioned above Kendrick is one of the OG and Goat rappers and is a multi-time Grammy winner, he has sold millions of copies of his songs and he is also a record producer.
A quick fact Kendrick is also one of the most-streamed rap artists all over the world and he is one of the well-known and respected hip-hop artists in the music industry.
Kendrick has earned a good amount of money from his music and his net worth is estimated to be around $70 to $75 million.