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How did Kangol Kid die? Bio, Parents, Net Worth2022, Wife, Children,

How did Kangol Kid die? Bio, Parents, Net Worth2022, Wife, Children,

Facts of Kangol Kid

Full Name:Kangol Kid
Birth Date:August 10, 1966
Age:57 years
Death Date:December 18, 2021
Country:United States
Height: 6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)
WifeTajiri Swindell
Net Worth$5 Million
Salary$500 thousand
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York
FatherAndre Fequiere
MotherJean Fequiere
SiblingsJoel Fequiere, Andy Fequiere and Alix Fequiere
KidsT.Shaun, Andre, Amancia, and Giovanni
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Late American hip hop producer, songwriter, breakdancer, and emcee Kangol Kid rose to popularity for sporting the popular Kangol headwear and being a member of UTFO. 

Where was Kangol Kid born?

Kangol Kid was born on August 10, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York, in the United States of America. By birth his star sign was Leo. He used to celebrate his birthday on August 10. Shaun Shiller Fequiere was his real birth name. Kangol was born to Haitian parents. Andre Fequiere is the name of his father. By profession, his father was a taxi driver. Whereas his mother’s name is Jean Fequiere. He has three siblings, all of them are brothers.

Joel Fequiere, Andy Fequiere and Alix Fequiere are the name of his brothers. By nationality, Kangol had American citizenship and was of African-American ethnic background. Similarly, he used to follow Haitian heritage. Kangol completed his schooling educated at the local school in Brooklyn. After that, he went to university to complete his further incomplete education.

What was the Net Worth Kangol Kid?

Kangol had an estimated net worth of around $5 million at the time of his death. Similarly, the annual salary was around $500 thousand. The primary source of his income was from his successful long-term career as an American hip hop producer, songwriter, breakdancer, and emcee as well. He was a wealthy songwriter.

Kangol Kid in front of his car
Caption: Kangol Kid in front of his car (Source: Getty Images)

In addition, Kangol also used to get a hefty sum of money from the ads and sponsors as well. Till the date he was alive, Kangol was living a happy and luxurious life with his family members in the United States. Similarly from his career, he had gained both name mad fame in a very short period of time.

Who was the Wife of Kangol Kid?

At first, Kangol tied his marriage knot with his lovely girl Christine. The couple was in a relationship for a couple of years before exchanging their marriage vows. From their marriage, the couple became the parents of three children. But their relationship did not work well as expected. So, both of them announced their separation news.

Kangol Kid with his wife Tajiri Swindell
Caption: Kangol Kid with his wife Tajiri Swindell (Photo: The Sun)

After that, his second wife is Tajiri Swindell. After that Kangol and Tajiri exchanges, their marriage vows in front of their relatives, family members, and friend as well. Both of them were looking very good together on their wedding day. He was living a happy life with his wife and one daughter till the day he was alive.

Was Kangol Kid the father of four kids?

Yes, Kangol was the father of four children. He along with his first ex-wife gave birth to three children. T.Shaun, Andre, and Giovanni is the name of his three children from his previous marriage. After that, he became the father of a daughter from his second marriage. Amancia is the name of his daughter who was born in the year 2015.

What was the reason behind Kangol Kid’s death?

Kangol left this beautiful world at the age of 55. The main reason behind his death is colon cancer on December 18, 2021. Similarly, Kangol was hospitalized for the few weeks leading up to his death. When he was in hospital many stars paid him a visit.

Kangol Kid at the hospital
Caption: Kangol Kid at the hospital (Photo: Instagram)

Some of the famous rappers Snoop Dogg, Anthony Anderson, Donny Osmond, and LL Cool J also came in the hos[otal to look at him. He took his last breath in a hospital in Manhasset. This was very sad news for his family members, relatives, and fans as well. One of his rapper friends Ice-T wrote via Twitter:

Rapper  “Wow… I’m waking up to this awful news.. I spoke on Kangol’s fight with CANCER a couple of weeks ago.. He was a good friend and a True HipHop Legend.. My sincere condolences to his family… Life is Precious and Fragile.. RIP #UTFO”

Dart Adams also tweeted:


What was the Height of Kangol Kid?

Kangol stood at the height of 6 feet 0 inches tall or 1.9 meters. Similarly, his total body weight according to his height was around 80 kg. He had attractive black color eyes with black color hair.

Professional Career of Kangol Kid

  • When Kangol was at the age of 17, he signed to his first record label deal without legal representation.

    Kangol Kid in a frame
    Caption: Kangol Kid in a frame (Photo: Enstar)
  • He came into popularity as the first hip-hop artist to endorse a product through his official sponsorship with Kangol headwear.
  • After some time he became a member of the old school hip hop group UTFO.