Kolby Shantel Harris (Love & Marriage: Detroit) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Husband, Education, Job, Net worth

Kolby Shantel Harris Biography

Kolby Shantel Harris is a Human Resource Consultant, social media influencer, and reality TV star from Detroit, Michigan. She is widely known for starring in the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network reality series Love & Marriage: Detroit, alongside her husband Russell Harris Jr. Harris currently works at Consumers Energy as a Human Resource Consultant. She joined Consumers Energy in 2014 as a Talent Acquisition Intern.

Kolby Shantel Harris Age | Birthday

Born on July 28, 1991, Harris is 31 years old (age as of 2022). She celebrates her birthday on the 28th of July each year.

Kolby Shantel Harris Parents | Ethnicity

Harris was born in Detroit, Michigan to her parents; mother and father. She is the daughter of a pastor and teacher, and she grew up in a religious household. Harris has not revealed much information about her parents or siblings, but she is close to her family.  Moreover, she has a brother and a sister. Harris is of African American ethnicity and is proud of her heritage.

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Kolby Shantel Harris Height

Harris stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 6 inches (approximately).

Kolby Shantel Harris Husband

Harris is married to her husband Russell Harris Jr., who is also her co-star on Love & Marriage: Detroit. They tied the knot on June 16, 2019, after dating for a few years. They have a two-year-old daughter named Kyndelle Belle (born on December 25, 2020). Kolby’s husband, Russell is the head of a non-profit organization called Soar Detroit, which focuses on literacy and sports. He is also pursuing divinity school to become a pastor, which causes some tension with Kolby.

Kolby Shantel Harris Education

Harris went to Grand Blanc High School and graduated in 2011. She then joined Western Michigan University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in  B.S. in 2015. In 2017, Harris joined  Walsh College and graduated with a Master’s degree in B.A. in 2021.

Kolby Shantel Harris Job

Harris works as a Human Resource Consultant. She currently works at Consumers Energy as the Manager of University Relations & Internship Programs. Harris joined Consumers Energy in 2014 as a  Talent acquisition intern and she worked her way up to her current rank. She was officially employed at Consumers Energy in June 2016 as a talent acquisition consultant and in 2018, she became the Human Resource Consultant.

Before joining Consumers Energy, Harris worked as a Lead Supervisor at HomeLife Inc from October 2012 to February 2015. She was also a Youth Development Specialist at Boys & Girls Club America.

Moreover, Harris is a social media influencer. On her Instagram, she posts about her lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and family.

 Kolby Shantel Harris Love & Marriage: Detroit

Kolby is one of the cast members of OWN’s Love & Marriage: Detroit, a reality show that follows the lives of three couples in the “Comeback City” formerly known as the “Motor City”. She appears in the show with her husband Russell Harris.  Love & Marriage: Detroit premieres on June 24, 2023, on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Kolby and Russell are the youngest couples on the show.

Love & Marriage: Detroit 2023 Cast

The other cast members of the OWN TV reality series are:

Kolby Shantel Harris Net Worth

Harris has an estimated net worth of $500K-$1 million as of 2023. She earns money from her job as a Human Resource Consultant. Harris worked at Consumers Energy as the Manager of University Relations $ Internship Programs (Talent Pipeline) and also as a Human Resource Consultant. Moreover, she appears on OWN TV’s reality series “Love & Marriage Detroit.”


Kolby is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @kolbyshantel with over 53K followers as of June 2023.