In recent times, Marcelene Octave is most identified as the mother of Kodak Black – a popular American Rapper. Before his fame, she was weighed with the responsibility of providing for her three children after her husband left home to build a new family with his alleged goddaughter.
In her husband’s absence, she did a lot of odd jobs to pull through until her son’s musical breakthrough. Here’s all to know about Marcelene.
Brief Biography of Kodak Black’s Mother
It was in the late 60s that Marcelene Octave was born. She grew up in Haiti, the Island Republic in the Caribbean but relocated to Florida, United States of America alongside her husband.
A few months after her arrival, she gave birth to her second son Dieuson Octave who now goes by Bill Kahan Kapri. He was born on June 11, 1997, in Pompano Beach, Florida.
Here are Elusive Facts about Marcelene Octave
1. Her Marriage Ended in Divorce
Marcelene got married in the late-80s to her then-boyfriend whose identity has been hidden from the public domain. According to reports, they were having a blissful marriage before infidelity issues began to surface and after a while, he moved out to live with his supposed goddaughter which led to their divorce.
In an interview, her son Kodak Black confirmed that he was only 9 years old when his father abandoned them. Also, when news of a 61-year-old Florida man who married his goddaughter surfaced, the rapper reacted by saying his dad did the same thing even though he later deleted the post.
2. How Many Children Does She have?
Marceline’s relationship with her ex-husband birthed three children. The first child Masnik Sainmelus was born in Haiti, the Island Republic in the Caribbean while Dieuson Octave and Lil Kodak were born and raised in Florida, United States of America.
3. Marcelene Octave Took Multiple Jobs to Sustain a Living
After Marcelene divorced her husband, she was left with the burden of raising her three kids alone. As it may, she had to take up several odd jobs to make ends meet which was barely enough – a factor that introduced her sons to the streets.
4. Her Son Has Been Arrested for Several Crimes
Marcelene revealed in an interview that her inability to always meet her children’s needs in the absence of their father made them join the streets and later introduced them to a life of crime.
Her son Kadak Black was first arrested in 2015 for robbery and was placed on house arrest and probation. Well, it didn’t take long before he was arrested again and this time, illegal drugs were found in his possession.
Kadak became even more notorious each time he was released. In 2018 he was sentenced to 46 months in prison for federal weapon charges. Since his release in 2020, the 26 years old has been on a new plane trying to effect positive changes thanks to his mother who once threatened to kill herself.
5. Her Life Took a Different Turn with Her Son’s Breakthrough
Marcelene’s life took an entirely different turn when her second son started making success as a rapper. His first recognition came through his single “No Flockin” which was released in 2014. Kodak Black’s career has been marked with mainstream success ever since.
The Haiti-born is not the only beneficiary of her son’s successful career. He is also giving back to society and especially to single mothers and children.
6. Marcelene Ocatave Shares a Special Bond With her Son
The mother and son relationship is enviable. The rapper has gone out of his way severely to put a smile on his mother’s face with a lot of expensive gifts including a diamond grill and a mansion worth $3million for her birthday.
Alike, Marcelene supports her son without thinking twice. In 2021, she got her body tattooed to promote one of his albums.
A now-deleted video went viral of the rapper grabbing his mother’s backside and attempting to kiss her on her lips which stirred mixed reactions. While some fans consider the action flirty others have gone on to justify that they share a very special bond and were simply having a mother and son time.
After a lot of comments, he went on to make a post saying “he adores his mother and treats her just like his lady and queen”
7. How Rich Is She?
As stated, Mercelene took up jobs before her grass to grace experience. Since fame, her career remains unknown. Nonetheless, her son’s career as an American hip-hop artist affords her a comfortable life. Kodak Black is estimated to be worth $600 thousand.