Justine Indira Skye, born August 24, 1995 is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She rose to prominence from a microblogging and social networking website ‘Tumblr’ and started up a career in the music industry at the very young age of 19.
Justine Skye’s Bio:
|Full name:||Justine Indira Skye|
|Date of birth:||24th August 1995|
|Place of birth:||New York|
|Occupation:||Singer, Songwriter and Actress|
Early Life and Education
Justine Skye was born on August 24, 1995, in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City, to Jamaican parents Nova Perry (Mother) and Christopher Skyers (Father). Her mother is an Entertainment lawyer and is of Afro-Jamaican and Indo-Jamaican descent. While her father is a Corporate Merchandiser VP and is of Afro-Jamaican descent.
However, there is no information regarding her education as the singer has not yet disclosed anything about her educational qualification.
The 27-year-old singer and songwriter came into the limelight through a microblogging and social networking website “Tumblr”. She is also known for having made a cover of Drake’s song “Headlines”, which received over two million views on YouTube.
In 2012, Justine Skye released her first-ever mixtape titled ‘Skye High’. Following the success of the mixtape, she released her debut seven-track Extended Play titled “Everyday Living”. The following year, she signed a contract with Atlantic Records.
In October 2015, Justine Skye performed at Tidal 10×20, an event created by Award-winning rapper Jay-Z. She also performed at a Tommy Hilfiger show in Brazil. In 2016, she left Atlantic Records and signed to Roc Nation and Republic Records.
Two years later, her debut album “Ultraviolet” was released on January 18, 2018. The album featured artists including Wizkid, Jeremiah, and the likes of others. In 2021, she released her third studio album “Space & Time” which was produced by Timbaland. The album also featured guest appearances from Justin Timberlake and Rema.
As an actress, Justine Skye is known for movies including Grow-Nish (2018), How High (2019), Keesha (2019), Already Gone (2019), Diane (2021), and When I consume you (2021) amongst others.
Justine Skye’s Net Worth
According to multiple sources, Justine Skye’s net worth as of 2023 is reported to be $ 2 million. Her earnings come from her profession as an Actress, Singer, Songwriter, social media personality, commercials, brand promotions, and business ventures.
As of the time of publishing this article (August 2023), Justine Skye is reportedly single and has not disclosed news of being in any relationship. Although the singer keeps a low profile, she has been linked to popular personalities in the industry.
According to reports, Justine Skye dated American rapper Playboi Carti from 2014 to 2016. She reportedly went on to date Nigerian singer Wizkid in 2016, but the pair quietly separated in 2017. She also dated Travis Scott (2016-2017), Justise Winslow (2017), Sheck Wes (2018), Goldlink (2018-2019) and Giveon (2020-2021).
Unfortunately, in an interview with The Breakfast Club in 2018, the singer spoke about experiencing domestic violence. She said:
“I was one of those people who thought, ‘Oh! Nobody would ever put their hands on me. You must find the strength to remove yourself from the situation. Understand that you are important. You are valuable. Your life is valuable. Your love is valuable! You deserve so much better.”
Meanwhile, on February 12, 2019, the singer identified one of her ex-boyfriends Sheck Wes as the abuser on Twitter and shared a video of him climbing a fence at her house and how he allegedly stalked her and her friends.