Keyshia Cole is one happy woman after meeting her real father for the first time in 34 years and he is a very big deal in the boxing world.
The singer posted her joy over Instagram in a touching message which announced that the result for the paternity test she had done with her long-lost father confirmed a DNA match.
The singer captioned her delight:
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.
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 kno 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!!!
According to BoxRec, Virgil Hunter, Miss Cole’s father is an award-winning boxing-trainer who has schooled the likes of Andre Ward, Amir Khan, Mike Dallas Jr. Brandon Gonzales Alfredo Angulo, Karim Mayfield and more.
He began training Andre Ward who eventually became an Olympic gold medal winner when Ward was nine.
In the boxing world, Keyshia Cole’s dad is a legend.