R&B songstress Keyshia Cole today Friday May 13th announced on Instagram that she has finally found her father after 34 years of searching. The 34-year-old Grammy Award winning singer revealed that she took a paternity test which confirmed boxing trainer Virgil Hunter is her biological father and that she is currently spending time with him in Oakland, California.
“While in NYC I was overwhelmed with emotion. I explained while on stage at the Barclays, the situation I was faced with at that moment, which was, my father and I finding our way to each other after 34 years,” the ‘Heaven Sent’ singer wrote today, revealing that a paternity test has been done, confirming that the top boxing trainer, Virgil Hunter, who is currently training top acts like Andre Ward, Andre Berto and Amir Khan, really is her father.
“I knew at that time, a paternity test was in place, well the results are in, and this is my father!! His name is Virgil Hunter, and at this present time, I’m in Oakland spending time, getting to know him! The story behind this is beyond me!!! God has his hands all in this!!! I’m so excited, So excited with taking this a day at a time!!!”
Cole has always been open about her desire to find her birth father in her BET reality show, The Way It Is.