Who is Ari Lennox? Bio, Age, Wiki, Affair, Net Worth, Height, Ethnicity, Songs

Ari Lennox

Facts of Courtney Shanade Salter

Full Name: Courtney Shanade Salter
Birth Date: , 1991
Birth Place: Washington D.C. USA
Marital Status: In Relation
Gender: female
Profession: Singer, Songwriter
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
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Ari Lennox is an American singer and songwriter who is currently signed to J. Cole’s record label, Dreamville Records.

Ari Lennox rose to fame after she released her first two releases, 2013’s Ariography and 2016’s Pho. She has also collaborated with rappers like Omen, Lute, and Cozz.

What is Ari Lennox Famous For?

  • Is an American singer and songwriter
  • Her debut album Shea Butter Baby was listed in Future 40.

Ari Lennox: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity

Ari Lennox was born in 1991 as Courtney Shanade Salter in Washington D.C. USA. Her birth sign is Aries. Information about her parents are not available. Ari holds American citizenship and her ethnicity is African-American. She grew up in Washington, D.C. and was inspired by singers like Mariah Carey and Ella Fitzgerald. She has six siblings. Ari spent her formative years in the Washington metropolitan area.

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All About Ari Lennox’s Career

Since 2012, she has been uploading her music on the internet and released her debut EP titled Ariography, on October 22, 2013,  which was made available for free.

On July 21, 2015, Ari appeared on Omen’s album Elephant Eyes on the track “Sweat it Out”. On December 8, 2015, she, as well as Carolina rapper Lute, signed to Dreamville Records.

Further, Ari made her appearance on the collaborative album Revenge of the Dreamers II, on the track “Backseat” with Cozz.

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On October 21, 2016, she released her second EP titled Pho. The song featured on the Dreamville Records compilation Revenge of the Dreamers II in 2015

Later, Ari signed to the Dreamville Records label owned by J. Cole. In 2018, she made a guest features on two songs with her label-mates: EarthGang on “Nothing but the Best”, and Bas on “Icarus”.

First Single

On July 16, 2018, she released the first single, “Whipped Cream“. The album is from her debut album, Shea Butter Baby with an accompanying music video on September 5.

After that, she made her appearances in the Creed II soundtrack with Cole on a track entitled “Shea Butter Baby” on November 16 and released as a single on February 26, 2019, for her debut album of the same name.

Also, on March 27, 2019, she announced her first headlining tour. The first leg began on May 12 and end on June 14 in her hometown Washington, D.C.

Debut Album

She released her debut album, Shea Butter Baby on May 7, 2019. Ari became BET’s “Future 40” list in February 2020.


She explains her voice imperfectly but pretty. She is inspired by the 90s and 2000s R&B singers such as Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill, Amerie, Ciara, SWV, Mary J Blige, D’Angelo, Bilal, Whitney Houston, Aaliyah,  among many others, and soul singer Minnie Riperton.

Favorite Things

  • Singers: Mariah Carey and Ella Fitzgerald

Ari Lennox: Net Worth, Salary

She might have accumulated a huge sum of money from her career but it is still under review. As an American singer, she earns around $40k per annum.

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Ari Lennox: Husband, Children, Marriage

Ari might be currently in a relationship. She posted a picture on her Instagram account on June 9, 2019, captioned with Mr. and Mrs. Bubblegum. But, she has not revealed the identity of that person.

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Rumors and Controversies

Ari has been successful in keeping herself far from rumors and controversies in her personal and professional life.

Ari Lennox: Height, Weight, Eye Color

She has black hair and black eyes but her height, weight, body measurements are not available.

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Is Ari Lennox active on social media?

Ari has 72k followers on Facebook, about 1 million followers on Instagram, and around 385k followers on Twitter.

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Did you Know?

  • She released her debut album “Shea Butter Baby” on J. Cole’s in-house label Dreamville.
  • Ari’s voice has been compared to Erykah Badu.