Kiely Williams is an American singer, actress, and dancer who has a net worth of $2 Million. She came to popularity after being a member of the girl’s groups “3LW” and “The Cheetah Girls.”
In 1999 Williams teamed up with Adrienne Bailon and Naturi Naughton to form the girl group 3LW and began performing at shows. That same year their music caught the attention of Epic Records with whom they signed.
Williams made a name for herself in both the music and film industries. She appeared as an actor in a number of films and television shows. Kiely was a member of the 3LW group from 1999 to 2007. In the meantime, she was part of the girl group “The Cheetah Girls” from 2005 to 2008.
What is Kiely Williams’ Net Worth?
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Kiely Alexis Williams was born on July 9th, 1986, in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. She was raised by her mother Jan who later became the manager of the 3LW group. Kiely grew up with three younger brothers and an older sister Michelle Williams, a former guardian.
She discovered her passion for singing at an early age. As a child, Kiely always participates in local music shows. At the age of 12, Kiely collaborated with Adrienne Bailon and Naturi Naughton to form the girl group known as “3LW.”
In 1999 the 3LW began working on their debut project and released their first single “No More (Baby I’ma Do Right)” which came out in the fall of 2000. That track earned them success, reaching #30 on the Billboard Hot 100. 3LW followed that up by dropping another song “Playas Gon’ Play.”
In 2000 the group signed a record deal with Epic Records and released their debut album “3LW.” The project wound up reaching number 29 in the US as well as certified platinum by the RIAA. Additionally, it became a commercial success and sold over 1.3 million copies in the United States alone.
Later the group had many arguments with each other and some members from 3LW left the group. In early 2003 singer Jessica Benson joined the group and performed Live with Regis & Kelly. Later that year the group signed a new deal with Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def label after departing from Epic Records.
The trio released its first studio album “Cheetah-licious Christmas” in October 2005 under Walt Disney Records. It went viral peaking at #74 on US Billboard 200 as well as selling 400k copies in the US. In the following year, they signed a new contract with Hollywood Records after leaving Walt Disney.
In September 2006 The Cheetah Girls released their second studio album called “TCG” which contains the hit single “Fuego.” During that period Williams and Adrienne were still recording music with the 3LW group.
In 2008 The Cheetah Girls group departed from the So So Def roster and was disbanded immediately after that. From that point on Williams and Bailon continued to work in the Cheetah Girls franchise.
That same year Kiely Williams decided to kick-start her solo music career. She departed from the Cheetah Girls and recorded her debut solo track “Make Me a Drink” in November of that year.
In the summer of 2001, 3LW teamed up with Destiny’s Child, Nelly, Dream, Eve, and Jessica Simpson and embarked on the MTV Total Request Live tour. That year they also collaborated with several high-profile artists including Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, and many more.
Williams made her first TV show appearance as Lia in an episode of the Nickelodeon sitcom “Taina.” She followed this up by appearing as herself in an episode of the comedy series “The Jersey.” In 2003 Williams and Bailon appeared in the musical TV film “The Cheetah Girls” by Disney Channel.
Williams and Adrion reprised their roles in the film sequel “The Cheetah Girls 2” which premiered in August 2006. It became Disney Channel’s highest-rated film bringing a total of 8.1 million viewers.
In 2008, she played the role of Aquanette “Aqua” Walker in “The Cheetah Girls: One World” which was the Cheetah Girls franchise. The “Circle Game” was the film’s soundtrack album recorded by Williams as a solo. In 2010 she had a starring role of Kandi Kane in the musical drama film “Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale.”
In 2011 Williams and her best friend Sabrina Bryan starred in the web series “Dinner With Friends.” Later she appeared in a couple of more web series which led her to some headlines. Despite this, Williams worked in the BET Presents: The Encore which formed the R&B crew “BluPrint.” In August 2021 their self-titled debut EP was released.
Kiely Williams has been married to her longtime boyfriend Brandon “BJ” Cox. The couple first met many years ago and began dating in 2009. After dating for about 7 years the two got married in December 2016. Williams gave birth to her first daughter “Rowan” in March 2018. Then in March 2022, their second daughter was born.
- 3LW, girl group (1999-2007)
- No More (Baby I’ma Do Right) (3LW’s first single, 2000)
- The Cheetah Girls, group (2005-2008)
- 3LW (Group’s debut album, 2000)
- Cheetah-Licious Christmas (Cheetah’s first album, 2005)
- The Cheetah Girls: One World (Film, 2008)
- Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale (Film, 2010)
- Stomp the Yard: Homecoming (Film, 2010)
Kiely Williams Net Worth
Kiely Williams is one of the most successful American singers in the music industry. She rose to fame after being a member of the 3LW girl group in 1999. She gained further recognition in 2005 when Williams became a member of the Cheetah Girls.
Outside of acting in films and TV shows, Kiely makes money from the music industry through her deals with record labels, songs, and collaborations. As of 2023, Kiely Williams’ net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
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