Vashtie Kola

Vashti Kola is an American entertainer. She is an artist, filmmaker, and video director. She is also a designer, a disc jockey, and a creative consultant. She was born in Albany, New York, USA. Her line of ancestry is complex, Afro-Trinidadian and Indo-Trinidadian. She was born on April 23, 1981, to a very poor family. She has not yet married In 1990, she moved to New York City. She then attended the School of Visual Arts to study film. She graduated in 2004 after spending five years in the school.

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In 2005, Box Fresh Pictures signed her to serve as a director with other established director, Anthony Mandler. She did many videos with this company. Some of these videos are for artists like J-Status, Tony Hussle, and Beans. She was also busy then preparing treatment for different videos. One of the videos that she wrote a treatment for is Testify.

A year later, she was consulted to revive Island Def Jam. She was appointed as Director of Creative Services. Her job requires her to always maintain the company, keeping everything under control. She also had to keep the company abreast of any development in the pop mainstream.

With one of her friends, she started a party where music from the 80’s and 90’s are played. In reaction to this, a lot of celebrities attended the party. Such notable names like Jay-Z, Ne-Yo, Jermaine, and Patrick Ewing registered their presence in this party. A lot of recognition was given to this party she called 1992. The highly respected New York Times even featured 1912.

Apart from entertainment, she is also a model and a designer. She played both roles for Billionaire Boys Club when she made a design for them. She later modeled for them too in 2005.

She started her clothing line in 2008. She named it VIOLETTE. She had the goal of making the clothing line acceptable to people of different backgrounds. Her targets included feminine and masculine, casual and corporate, and uptown and downtown.

Her modeling and designing efforts got her a place on the list of the most stylish people under 32 compiled by Vibe. She is listed as number 23 on this list that also includes celebrities like Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, and Rihanna.

In 2010, her career gave her the unique opportunity of joining Brand Jordan to promote her brand of Jordan sneaker. She has the record of being the first female to design for Jordan.

In spite of her numerous skills, her monthly salary is unknown. Whatever, she has a net worth that many people will dream of having. All these she achieved at the age of 35.

Personal life

The entertainer is not known to be single. There are no indications that she has any children. However, she was rumored to date Jay-Z. She equally dated the CEO of Billionaire Boys Club, Pharell Williams, for five years before they parted. There is no evidence that she has any children for either of her former lovers.

Since she is not known to have a spouse, it is not reasonable to think of her getting a divorce from any man.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 23 Apr, 1981
Age: 39 yrs
Occupations: Music video director
Music promoter
Disc jockey
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Albany
residence: New York City
Education: School of Visual Arts
Gender: Female
Description: Artist, music video director, entrepreneur
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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