Who is Kirsten Corley?

Kirsten Katrina Corley Bennett was born on 31 May 1993 under the zodiac sign of Gemini, in Chicago, Illinois USA. She is a 28-year-old former model, real estate agent, and freelancer, who attracted international attention when becoming the wife of Chancelor Johnathan Bennett, better known by his stage name of Chance the Rapper.

How rich is she, as of now? Kirsten Corley Net Worth

As of mid-2021, Kirsten Corley’s net worth is estimated at over $100,000, acquired through her successful careers as a model, real estate agent, and freelancer. Moreover, it’s assumed that she now enjoys the wealth of her famous husband, Chance the Rapper, whose fortune is estimated at over $25 million.

Early Life, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Kirsten Corley spent her early years in her hometown of Chicago, where she was raised by her father, Kevin Corley, and mothe, Janice Corley-Blaney, however, their professions haven’t been disclosed yet. She has a sister named Krystal Corley, who works as a realtor. She holds American nationality, belongs to African-American ethnic group, and is a Christian. Regarding her education, Kirsten graduated from DePaul University, Chicago.

Professional Career

Talking about her professional career, Kirsten Corley is a multi-talented personality. She previously worked as a part-time fashion model based in Chicago. and later spent some time working as a real estate agent. She also landed a job at an advertising/marketing company for a couple of years, and worked as a freelancer.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Kirsten Corley has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 9ins (1.75m), her weight is around 134lbs (61kgs), while her vital statistics are 34-25-37, bra size 34B, dress size 3 (US), and shoe size 6.5 (US).

Love Story with Chance the Rapper

Kirsten Corley met her future husband, Chance the Rapper at his mother’s company office party when she was about nine years old, back in 2003; they didn’t become romantically involved until ten years later when they were both adults. After dating for two years, she gave birth to their first child, a daughter they named Kensli Bennett. The couple then separated in 2016, but renewed their relationship in 2017.

They announced their engagement on 4 July 2018, and finally exchanged their wedding vows at a lavish ceremony at the Pelican Hill Resort in Newport Beach, California on 9 March 2019. Later that year, they welcomed their second daughter who they named Marli Grace Bennett.

Who is her husband? Chance the Rapper Short Wiki/Bio

Chancelor Johnathan Bennett was born on 16 April 1993 under the zodiac sign of Aries, in Chicago. He is the son of Ken Williams-Bennett, who worked as an aide to the former Chicago mayor Harold Washington and to Senator Barack Obama, and Lisa Bennett, who served as a secretary for the Illinois Attorney General.

Chance the Rapper

He has a younger brother named Taylor Bennett, who is also a rapper. Chance went to Jones College Prep High School, where he was a member of the Jewish Student Union. While there, he started working on his debut project, “10 Day” after being caught smoking marijuana andwas  suspended for 10 days. Upon matriculation, he enrolled at a community college, but dropped out after a week.

Rise to Prominence

Chance the Rapper’s professional music career officially began when he released his debut mixtape “10 Day” in April 2012 – it received positive reviews and peaked at No. 73 on the Billboard 200 chart.

He then gained enormous popularity after releasing his second mixtape, entitled “Acid Rap”, which was distributed in April of the next year. It peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 chart and No. 3 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and earned him a BET Hip Hop Award nomination for Best Mixtape.

Chance released his third mixtape “Coloring Book” in May 2016, for which he collaborated with such artists as Kanye West, Justin Bieber, 2 Chainz, and Young Thug, among others. It reached No. 8 on the Billboard 200 chart, and spawned three singles – “Angels”, “No Problem”, and “Summer Friends”.

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The mixtape received widespread critical acclaim and attention, and won the 2017 Grammy Award in the category of Best Rap Album, becoming the first streaming-only album to achieve that. He also won two more Grammys for Best New Artist and Best Rap Performance for the single “No Problem”, featuring Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz.

Continued Success

In July 2017, Chance earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for his song “Last Christmas”, which was performed on “Saturday Night Live”, sharing it with Will Stephens, Kenan Thompson and Eli Brueggemann.

Later that year, he featured on the single “I’m The One” by DJ Khaled, with Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne and Quavo, which topped the Billboard Hot 200 chart.

Two years later, he released his debut studio album, entitled “The Big Day”, with two singles “Do You Remember” and “Hot Shower”. It received mostly positive reviews from music critics, and debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Apart from his solo career, Chance is a member of the hip hop collective Savemoney, alongside such rappers as Vic Mensa, Nico Segal, and Towkio. He is also the vocalist for a band called Social Experiment.

Acting Career

Chance the Rapper has tried himself as an actor as well, making his debut appearance with the role of Marcus in the 2013 short film “Clapping For The Wrong Reasons”, which was followed by his voice-over of Bob Marley in the Adult Swim animated series “Black Dynamite” in 2014, and his portrayal of Victor in the short film “Mr. Happy” in 2015. He was then cast as Dax Lycander in the horror-comedy film “Slice” (2018), and provided his voice to a bushbaby in the Disney musical drama animated film “The Lion King” (2019), directed by Jeff Nathanson. The latter was a huge box office success, grossing over $1.6 billion worldwide against the budget of around $260 million. Later that year, he appeared as himself in the comedy film “Between Two Ferns: The Movie”, alongside Zach Galifianakis.

Activism and Other Projects

Chance is also known for his activism, for which he was named Chicago’s Outstanding Youth of the Year. He has collaborated with various non-profit organizations, including Empowerment Plan, which provides help to homeless citizens in Chicago. He also supports Chicago youth and serves as the host of Open Mike nights for high school students, and has promoted the “#SaveChicago” campaign. He is the co-founder of the non-profit organization SocialWorks.

Besides that, Chance is the owner of the Chicago journalism website Chicagoist.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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