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Dr. Karamo Chilombo Proud Dad, Daughter’s Success, Kids, & More

Dr. Karamo Chilombo is a medical practitioner who specializes in pediatrics. He is popular for being the father of Jene Aiko and Mila J. Dive into the article to know more about this interesting celebrity parent as we reveal information about his life and discover what makes him so well known.

Personal Life

Dr. Karamo Chilombo was born on December 1st, 1944 in Perrysburg, Ohio, United States of America. He was born Gregory Wycliff Barnes, a little later in his twenties he changed his identity into Karamo Chilombo. Dr. Karamo is of mixed ethnicities, he comes from a Native American, African-American, and German-Jewist line of descent. He is a doting father to six children, out of which three of them-Jhene Aiko, Mila J, and Miyoko are well-known celebrities.

He is a highly educated man, who has received his medical qualifications from well-reputed institutions like California San Francisco School of Medicine and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.


Dr. Karamo is a multi-talented individual, he is not an average doctor, but a musician as well. Currently, Dr. Karamo is a family medicine doctor who has been affiliated with Los Angeles Community Hospital and Monterey Park Hospital. Besides being a medical practitioner, he curates music from time to time, he is seen collaborating with his daughter Jhene Aiko on a few tracks. Most of his music can be found on Spotify and YouTube, he goes by Dr. Chill.

His Daughter Jhene Aiko

Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo better known as Jhené Aiko, was born on March 16th, 1988 in Los Angeles California, United States of America. She was born to Dr. Karamo Chilombo and Christina Yamamoto, her mother is of Spanish, Dominican, and Japanese lineage. Her mother, Christina Yamamoto worked as an art teacher. Her parents divorced two decades after their marriage.

Jhene Aiko rose to fame after her single ‘The Worst’ topped the Billboard charts. It was revealed that Tupac was one of her primary inspirations behind her music. She is a three-time Grammy Award nominee.

She has two children, a daughter from her relationship with O’Ryan and a son from her relationship with Big Sean, with whom she has been having an on-and-off relationship.

His Daughter Mila J

Dr. Karamo Chilabo’s daughter Mila J is a renowned singer, songwriter, and rapper, she is better known as Heiko or Japollonia. Mila was born on 18th November 1983 in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. She is the other sibling of the famous R&B artist Jhene Aiko.

Currently, Mila is an independent artist, she revealed that Janet Jackson is the inspiration behind her music. She became a well-known face in the music industry after her feature in  Prince’s music video for the song, Diamond and Pearls.  Mila was nominated twice for the World Music Award for her work Herself and Smoke, Drink, Break-Up.

Fun Facts

Most of Dr. Karambo’s music has significant African cultural influences, and his style and dressing sense is heavily dominated by Rasta colors and blue.


Many are the roles taken by Dr. Karamabo, from being a supportive father to being a skillful doctor he does it all. Besides the professional roles he takes up, Dr, Karambo is seen spreading positivity and inspiring his followers with his posts on his social media platforms.

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