Who Are Jhené Aiko’s Siblings?

Jhene Aiko has a total of seven siblings. They include four biological siblings; Miyoko, Mila J, Jahi, and Miyagi (late), and half-siblings; Marcia, Dio, and Kareena Chilombo. Jhene and all her siblings share one parent, their father Dr. Karamo Chilombo, born Gregory Wycliff Barnes. 

Though from different mothers, the Chilombo siblings are known to have a strong family bond between them and are all supportive of each other’s careers. They are mostly pursuing careers in the entertainment industry and are all doing well at various degrees.

Jhené Aiko Has Six Surviving Siblings

From her parents; Christina Yamamoto and Dr. Karamo Chilombo, Jhene Aiko’s biological siblings are Miyoko Chilombo, Mila J Chilombo, Jahi Chilombo, and the now late Miyagi Chilombo.

Following her father’s divorce from her mother in 2000 after about 20 years of marriage (1980-2000), his father had other kids with another woman and they are named Marcia Chilombo, Dio Chilombo, and Kareena Chilombo.

Miyoko Chilombo is the Eldest of Jhené Aiko’s Siblings

  • Full name: Miyoko Aminah-Khalil Chilombo
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of birth: 30th March 1981
  • Miyoko Chilombo’s Age: 52 years old
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Nationality: American
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Miyoko Chilombo’s Parents: Christina Yamamoto and Dr. Karamo Chilombo
  • Siblings: Biological siblings – Mila J Chilombo, Jahi Chilombo, Miyagi Chilombo (late), and Jhene Aiko. Half-siblings – Marcia Chilombo, Dio Chilombo, and Kareena Chilombo
  • Famous for: Actress, costume designer
  • Miyoko Chilombo’s Instagram: @miyokochilombo

Miyoko Chilombo is the first daughter of Gregory Wycliff Barnes and his ex-wife Christina Yamamoto and rightfully so, Jhené Aiko’s eldest sibling. She was born on March 30, 1981, and like the rest of her siblings, Miyoko was raised in Ladera Heights, Los Angeles, California USA.

Growing up, Miyoko took a liking to the arts and in particular, she had a thing for music. She is noted to have joined a GYRL girl group at the time which opportune her to star in various music videos alongside big celebrities like Michael Jackson and Prince as a background dancer.

Miyoko Chilombo Earns a Living as a Costumier and an Actress

Careerwise, Miyoko Chilombo is recognized as an American costume designer who has worked as a costumier on the set of ‘House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute.’ It is a 2001 film directed and written by Chris Stokes and starred the likes of Marques Houston, Kym Whitley, and Alexis Fields.

In addition, Miyoko also has acting credits as she is recognized to have starred in the 1992 three installations of Kidsong music videos viz Kidsongs: Play-Along Songs, Kidsongs: Very Silly Songs, and Kidsongs: We Wish You a Merry Christmas.

She Guards Her Personal Life Jealously

Aside from what is known about Miyoko’s family background and her career, the celebrity has remained mute on details of her private life. It is not known if she is married, to whom and whether she has a child or not. It is safe to say that Miyoko Chilombo is living her life in the best way she deems necessary.

Jhené Aiko’s Second Eldest Sibling Mila J. Chilombo is a Musician 

  • Full name: Jamila Akiko Aba Chilombo
  • Nickname: Mila J
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of birth: November 18, 1982
  • Mila J’s Age: 39 years old
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Nationality: American
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Mila J’s Parents: Christina Yamamoto and Dr. Karamo Chilombo
  • Siblings: Biological siblings – Miyoko Chilombo, Jahi Chilombo, Miyagi Chilombo (late), and Jhene Aiko. Half-siblings – Marcia Chilombo, Dio Chilombo, and Kareena Chilombo
  • Famous as: Musician, Jhene Aiko’s sister
  • Mila J’s Instagram: @milaj

Jamila Akiko Aba Chilombo, popularly known as Mila J, is another of Jhené Aiko’s famous siblings who is a musician. She was born on November 18, 1982, and is currently 39 years old this year. Like the rest of her siblings, Mila was also raised in California by their parents.

Mila J started her singing career with a dance group which gave her the opportunity to meet American talent manager and filmmaker Chris Stokes. Through him, she appeared in Prince’s 1991 music “Diamonds and Pearls.” Still, through Stokes who was now managing Jamila and her elder sister Miyoko, they formed the R&B group Gyrl which was later signed to MCA/Silas Records. Since 1991, Mila J’s music career has grown in leaps and in bounds.

Selected List of Mila J’s Top Singles and Collaborations

  • ‘How We Roll’ 2005
  • ‘Good Lookin’ Out’ 2006
  • ‘Smoke, Drink, Break-Up’ 2012
  • ‘My Main’ 2014
  • ‘La La Land’ 2017
  • ‘Thankful’ 2019
  • ‘On the Way’ 2020

Mila J’s Relationship with Trey Songz

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From available records, Mila J has only been in one relationship and it was that which she had with American musician Trey Songz. Mila J and Trey Songz began dating in 2014, back then, Trey readily shared pictures of the happy moments he was having with Mila on his IG.

Many years have however passed since and we know that Trey Songz has gone on to date many other ladies, notably Tanaya (2015), Khloé Kardashian (2016), Cydney Christine (2016), and Lori Harvey (2018 – 2019). It is safe to say that the duo moved on long ago and Mila’s relationship status remains single.

Jahi Chilombo is Jhené Aiko’s Eldest Male Sibling

  • Full name: Jahi Tadashi Jelan Chilombo
  • Nickname: Jahi
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: July 4, 1984
  • Jahi Chilombo’s Age: 38 years old
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Nationality: American
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Jahi Chilombo’s Children: 2 boys
  • Jahi Chilombo’s Parents: Christina Yamamoto; Karamo Chilombo
  • Siblings: Biological siblings – Miyoko Chilombo, Mila J Chilombo, Miyagi Chilombo (late), and Jhene Aiko. Half-siblings – Marcia Chilombo, Dio Chilombo, and Kareena Chilombo

Jahi Chilombo, also known as Jahi Tadashi Jelan Chilombo, is the first son of Christina Yamamoto and Karamo Chilombo, making him Jhené Aiko’s eldest male sibling. He was born on July 4, 1984, in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., and like the rest of his siblings was also raised there by their parents.

Jahi is pursuing a career in the entertainment industry like the rest of his siblings but more precisely as a DJ and not as a musician or actor which is common in the family. He however has acting credit having starred in the Christmas music video ‘Kingsonss’. In his career, Jahi goes by the stage name DJ – LA where LA is an acronym that refers to “Lit Always.”

Though his public profile might not be as detailed as some of his more famous siblings, Jahi is no doubt a big celebrity. He often performs in different posh clubs and restaurants and readily posts pictures of these gigs on his social media pages.

Jahi Chilombo Is a Father of Two

Through Jahi Chilombo, their father Dr. Karamo Chilombo became a grandfather. Jahi is married and is currently the father of two adorable sons. Aside from reports about his sons’ existence, Jahi has not disclosed further details about his kids in terms of when they were born, who their mother is, and whether they are from the same mother or were birthed to him by baby mamas.

Nonetheless, the celebrity DJ has not been involved in any marriage or relationship scandal so it is safe to assume he is doing well as a family man.

Jhene Aiko’s Brother Miyagi Chilombo is Late

  • Full name: Miyagi Hasani Ayo Chilombo
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: July 7th, 1986
  • Date of death: July 19th, 2012
  • Age of death: 26 years old
  • Parents: Christina Yamamoto and Karamo Chilombo
  • Surviving Siblings: Biological siblings – Miyoko Chilombo, Mila J Chilombo, Jahi Chilombo, and Jhene Aiko. Half-siblings: Marcia Chilombo, Dio Chilombo, and Kareena Chilombo.

Of Jhene Aiko’s four biological siblings, three are alive. She lost her elder brother Miyagi Hasani Ayo Chilombo on the 19th of July 2012 following his battle against cancer.

Miyagi was born on the 7th of July 1986 and was Christina Yamamoto and Karamo Chilombo’s second son and fourth child. To Jhene, she was her second eldest brother and her immediate senior in the family. The two siblings were fond of each other and even mush of Miyagi’s pictures on social media were the ones he took with Jhene.

Marcia Chilombo is Jhene Aiko’s First Half Sibling

  • Full name: Marcia Chilombo
  • Gender: Female
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Nationality: American
  • Marcia Chilombo’s Parents: Dr. Kamara Chilombo (father)
  • Siblings: Biological siblings – Dio Chilombo, and Kareena Chilombo, Step-siblings – Miyoko Chilombo, Mila J Chilombo, Jahi Chilombo, Miyagi Chilombo (late), and Jhene Aiko.
  • Famous for: Jhene Aiko’s sister

Marcia Chilombo comes in line as the 6th child of Dr. Karamo Chilombo and is Jhene Aiko’s immediate younger sister. However, she has a different mother from Jhene. Marcia’s date of birth and other details about her have not been revealed. It is assumed that this is so out of her own volition as she has also not been in the news for any bad thing.

Dio Chilombo

  • Full name: Dio Chilombo
  • Gender: Female
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Nationality: American
  • Dio Chilombo’s Parents: Dr. Karamo Chilombo (father)
  • Siblings: Marcia Chilombo, and Kareena Chilombo, Step-siblings – Miyoko Chilombo, Mila J Chilombo, Jahi Chilombo, Miyagi Chilombo (late), and Jhene Aiko.
  • Famous as: Jhene Aiko’s sister

Dio Chilombo is Jhene Aiko’s second-youngest sibling. Like Marcia, Dio’s mother is also different from Aiko’s as she is only related to her through her father. Nonetheless, the siblings share an amazing bond between themselves.

Kareena Chilombo is Jhene Aiko’s Youngest Sibling

  • Full name: Kareena Chilombo
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of birth: 16th August 2000
  • Kareena Chilombo’s Age:21 years old
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Nationality: American
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Kareena’s Parents: Dr. Karamo Chilombo (father)
  • Siblings: Biological siblings – Dio Chilombo, and Dio Chilombo, Step-siblings – Miyoko Chilombo, Mila J Chilombo, Jahi Chilombo, Miyagi Chilombo (late), and Jhene Aiko.
  • Famous for: Jhene Aiko’s sister. actress
  • Kareena Chilombo’s Instagram: @reeeennaa 

Kareena Chilombo is the youngest of Jhene Aiko’s siblings and rightfully so, the baby of the house. She was born on the 16th day of August 2000 and is currently 21 years old. Like Marcia and Dio, Kareena also has a different mother from Jhene and her other biological siblings.

But as already established, the siblings have a harmonious relationship between themselves. When she turned 18 in the year 2018, her whole family members gathered at the Bossa Nova Brazilian Restaurant located in Los Angeles to celebrate her big day including her step-mother.

Who Are Jhené Aiko Siblings?
Kareena and Jhene Chilombo

How Many Sisters Does Jhene Aiko Have?

Jhene Aiko has a total of 5 sisters. They consist of two biological sisters namely Miyoko Chilombo and Mila J Chilombo and 3 half-sisters who are Marcia Chilombo, Dio Chilombo, and Kareena Chilombo. Like Jhene, most of her sisters are talented in arts and are pursuing diverse careers in the entertainment industry.

While Miyoko works as a costume designer and also has acting credits, Mila J Chilombo is a musician who is doing remarkably well in her career. Coming to her step-sisters, it has not been verified what career Marcia Chilombo and Dio Chilombo are pursuing, but it is known that Kareena Chilombo, Jhene’s youngest sister, is pursuing a music career.

Are Lil Fizz and Jhene Aiko Related?

Jhene Aiko and Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood star Lil Fizz are actually not related but have come a long way together in their careers as they grew up together. Jhene started her career primarily by being known as Lil Fizz’s cousin. This came after her appearance in a B2K music video.

As such, Sony Music and Epic Records who were promoting her music marketed her as Lil Fizz’s cousin. The former B2K member, whose full name is Dreux Pierre Frédéric, was born on November 26, 1985, and is currently 36 years old. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. but is originally from Watts, California, U.S., and is of Louisiana Creole heritage.

Lil Fizz and Jhene Aiko Began Working Together As Musicians in 2002

Lil Fizz began his music career back in 2000 as the rapper of B2K and at the time, Jhene Aiko was about 12 years old (born 16 March 1988). In 2002, having been childhood friends and both music lovers, Jhene and Lil Fizz began working together as (aspiring) musicians though Lill Fizz was already ahead of Jhene in the music industry.

Jhene Aiko featured on Lil Fizz’S B2K remix album titled “B2K: The Remixes – Volume 1 on 3”. She featured on four of the album’s songs and also worked alongside him on their album “Santa Hooked Me Up”. She even appeared in B2K’s debut music videos titled “Uh Huh” and “Why I Love You”.

In 2003, however, she left B2K and Lil Fizz to pursue her education but later made a come back to the music scene in 2012 and has not relented since then. With this history, it is safe to say that even though Lil Fizz is not Jhene Aiko’s biological sibling, he contributed a lot to the foundation of her music career and more so the fame she gained early on in her career as she was primarily being promoted as his cousin.

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