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All About The Voice Coach Chance the Rapper's Kids

The Chicago native delights in being a girl dad to Kensley and Marli. 

By Jessica White

When he isn't changing lives as a Coach on The Voice, you can bet Chance the Rapper is living it up as a proud father of two adorable daughters.

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Since becoming a dad in 2015, Chance (born Chancelor Bennett) has soaked up any and all quality time with his two daughters — both mini-me versions of the "No Problems" rapper.

While Chance prefers to keep his family life out of the public eye, the occasional photo dump on social media has allowed fans to fall head-over-heels for the beloved Bennett family. 

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"[My daughters] know I'm famous, but I don't think they know anybody else is famous, which is awesome," Chance told Voice alum Jennifer Hudson in a 2022 interview on her talk show. "They don't get impressed by anybody that I bring around, that I show them that I'm with, but they know that I sing and they like my songs, so I'm going to hold on to that while I can."

Read on to learn everything about Chance the Rapper's family: 

Chance the Rapper poses in a hoodie and his signature "3" hat.

How many children does Chance the Rapper have?

Chance the Rapper is the proud father of two daughters: Kensli Bennett, 7, and Marli Grace Bennett, 4.

In a 2017 interview with ComplexThe Voice Coach discussed how his approach to fatherhood is heavily inspired by his own father. 

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"I have the world's best dad currently," he said. "Most of the stuff that he showed me has been his dedication, his time management, his commitment to being truthful. It's all about what he's instilled in me. So, I wanna have the type of relationship where I'm a trusted figure beyond a dad. I wanna be a good friend and a good example."

When he isn't spinning his red chair, Chance and his family live in a suburb 30 miles north of their hometown, Chicago, as reported by the Chicago Tribune.

Who is Chance the Rapper's wife, Kirsten Corley?

PLEASE NOTE: In April 2024, Chance the Rapper and Kirsten Corley confirmed they were splitting up. 

When she isn't caring for two darling daughters, Corely is a hardworking entrepreneur as the proud founder and CEO of World of BOBY, a children's apparel line she launched in July 2021. According to the brand's website, World of BOBY was "born out of the desire to see more representation and inclusivity in the kids' apparel space." 

Aside from her clothing line, Corley also modeled for several brands from 2014 to 2016, according to Fashion Public Magazine, including Alexander Wang, Shelby Steiner, and Vogue.


Chance The Rapper and Kensli Bennett attend the premiere of Disney's "The Lion King"

When was Chance the Rapper's daughter, Kensli Bennett, born?

Chance's eldest daughter, Kensli Bennett, was born on September 21, 2015, as revealed by his Instagram announcement. " I love this time in my life, and I've learned to love better because of it," Chance captioned the post. "I wanted make a grandiose and poetic statement with her weight and size and DOB to show how much this means to me, but I think it'd be more appropriate and fatherly of me to just say thanks to those who helped us during this pregnancy."

In a 2020 interview with People, Chance gushed over Kensli's humor and lively personality. 

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"Kensli says really funny stuff and she's very, very advanced for her age," Chance said. "I know all parents say that about their kids, but it's ridiculous. She's so intelligent and she just speaks. She's very opinionated too. She says exactly how she feels about stuff. She's 4, but she acts like a 7 year old that's acting like she's 13."

Chance has spoken on numerous occasions about how Kensli's birth completely changed his outlook on life and love.

“There was never a point, ever, in my life where I can remember loving someone as much or more than I love my mom until I met my daughter [Kensli],” Chance told Complex. “So, it made me understand that my mom loves me more than she loves anybody in the world, and that’s crazy to me.”


When was Chance the Rapper's daughter, Marli Grace Bennett, born?

Chance and Corley welcomed their second daughter, Marli Grace Bennett, on August 29, 2019. Corley announced the birth via Instagram with a picture of the newborn, captioning the post: "Our sweet baby girl, Marli, is here." 

Chance first broke the big news of the pregnancy within weeks of his and Corley's wedding day. In an Instagram post, Chance captioned the announcement, "New baby droppin' September," alongside a message revealing they were expecting a girl. 

Shortly following Marli's birth, Chance postponed his tour for his debut studio album, The Big Day, out of a desire to spend more time with his newborn and family. 

"When Kensli was born, I went on tour 2 weeks later and missed some of the most important milestones in her life, but more importantly I was absent when her mother needed me the most," Chance captioned the Instagram announcement. "At this point as a husband and father of two, I realize that I can’t make that mistake again. I need to be as helpful and available as possible to my wife in these early months of raising Kensli and Marli."

In a 2020 interview with People, Chance reflected on his marriage and fatherhood and his appreciation for having more time with his family amid the pandemic. During this time, Chance celebrated a precious milestone — Marli's first word, "Dada."

"I've been waking up daily with a newfound gratitude and being very grateful that I'm married right now," Chance explained. "The fact that me, my daughters and my wife all live in one house together is a huge, huge blessing, so I've just been taking that in."

Chance the Rapper's daughters inherited his musical talent 

With a multi-Grammy-winning father, all eyes have been on Chance's little ones to see if they are also interested in music. Chance has delighted in revealing his daughters already have musical talent, as proven in December 2023 after he invited Marli onstage in Mexico to sing his track ''Work Out'' to a crowd of adoring fans. 

In honor of Marli's 4th birthday, Chance posted a thoughtful Instagram slideshow of pictures and clips of Marli growing up, one video showcasing her impressive rendition of "Part of Your World" from The Little Mermaid. 

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In February 2024, Chance confirmed in an interview with TODAY that his daughters have started following in his musical footsteps. 

''They both are into music," Chance revealed. "Marli just got a drum kit that she's in love with. And Kensli just got a trumpet, but Kensli's been playing piano for about a year."

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