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Full NameKecalf Cunningham
First NameKecalf
Last NameCunningham
Professionrapper and hip hop artist
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameKen Cunningham
Mother NameAretha Franklin
Mother Professionsinger, songwriter, actress, pianist, and civil rights activist
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseKafi Franklin
No Of Children3
SibilingsTeddy Richards, Clarence Franklin and Edward Franklin
Date of BirthMarch 28,1970
Age51 years

Kecalf Cunningham is an American Christian rapper and hip hop artist

He is recognized as youngest son of late Aretha Franklin, singer, songwriter, and actress

Married Life And Children

He is a married man. His wife's name is Kafi Franklin. The couple got married several years back. 

They are still together and spending blissful married life together.

Kecalf Cunningham with his wife.
Kecalf Cunningham with his wife. Source: Instagram

According to sources, they have six children together, five daughters and a son. 

Mother, Aretha Franklin.

Aretha Franklin's full name Aretha Louise Franklin was born on March 25, 1945, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Her parents were Barbara, a singer and Clarence Franklin, Baptist minister, and civil rights activist

She was raised with three siblings

Her parents separated when she was six, and her mother died when she was ten. 

She began her singing career from a young age. She got married twice in her life. She has four children

Kecalf Cunningham's mother
Kecalf Cunningham's mother. Source: AARP


His daughter Victorie Franklin is also a singer and songwriter

She used to sing with her legendary grandmother Aretha. She is also very talented. 

She is active in her Instagram account. 

His only son's name is Jordon Franklin. He is also a singer and songwriter

His youngest daughter's name is Gracie Franklin

The information about other children is not available on his wiki sites.

Kecalf Cunningham's children Victorie and Jordon.
Kecalf Cunningham's children Victorie and Jordon. Source: Instagram

Parents And Death Of His Mother

His father's name is Ken Cunningham. Aretha's first marriage ended with Ted White in 1969

Afterward, she began dating Ken. At that time, he was her road manager. They were never married. 

Their love affairs didn't long last, but they had one child together. 

Kecalf Cunningham's parents
Kecalf Cunningham's parents. Source: Pinterest

Aretha died at the age of 76 on August 16, 2018, at home in Detroit

She was battling Pancreatic cancer for a long time. Several renowned celebrities paid tribute after her death. 

Arrested And Imprisonment 

He was arrested after two months of his mother's death in October 2018. 

He was arrested due to driving under the influence

He pleaded guilty and was given the maximum sentence of 93 days in jail

He was serving prison time till February 26, 2019. Now he is free.

Net Worth

He is a singer also, but he hasn't revealed his salary and fortune yet.

His mother left 80 million net worth after her death. She had earned that sum of money from her long singing career

Her 75 million records have sold globally to date. She was one of the best performers

She had done several concerts and tours. 

She had released 39 albums in her life. 

Some are 'Through the Storm,' 'Soft and Beautiful,' 'Laughing on the Outside,' and many more.

She had appeared in several films such as 'The Blue Brothers,' 'Muscle Shoals,' 'Amazing Grace,' and many more. 

She has won several awards so far. Some are shown below.

Year AwardCategory
1968Grammy AwardBest Rhythm and Blue Recording
2012TV Land Music Icon
2015NAACP ImageOutstanding Album
1983American MusicFavorite Soul / R&B Album

She died without a will. Her four sons, including Kecalf, divided her assets and property after her death.


  1. He was born on March 28, 1970, in the United States. His current age is 50 years old.
  2. He is American by nationality.
  3. He has three siblings from the maternal side. They are Clarence Franklin, Edward Franklin, and Teddy Richards.

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Updated On Fri Feb 19 2021 Published On Thu May 28 2020 By paper-boat

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