Who is DeVante Swing’s Daughter – Dyana DeGrate

Dyana DeGrate gained fame as the daughter of DeVante Swing, a famous member of the R&B band Jodeci member.

Being the daughter of a well-known R&B singer often draws unwanted attention from curious people interested in her life and pursuits.

Profile Summary

Name Dyana DeGrate
Age 25 years old
Year of Birth 1999
Father Devante Swing
Brother Justin DeGrate
GrandparentsGrandfather: Donald DeGrate
Grandmother: Mary DeGrate
1.68 m
168 cm
Weight 55 kg
121 lbs

Early Life

Dyana DeGrate was born in 1999 in the United States and is presently 25 years old.

Young Dyana DeGrate with her father and brother
Young Dyana DeGrate with her father and brother (Instagram)

She hails from a deeply musical family, with her father, DeVante, being part of the renowned R&B group Jodeci.

Her mother, a dentist, remained out of the public eye while she was born in 1999, three years after her father’s musical crew went on hiatus in 1996.

Her uncle, Dalvin, was also part of the same band. She has a brother named Justin DeGrate, but little is known about her mother, educational background, and other personal aspects, as she prefers to keep these private.

Additionally, she is the grandchild of Mary DeGrate and Donald DeGrate.

Dyana DeGrate is a dancer, although not the popular kind. She enjoys strip dancing and is confident in her career choice.


Dyana DeGrate’s father, DeVante Swing, is a multi-talented figure in the music industry. He is recognized as a rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, and mentor, celebrated for his impactful contributions to Jodeci, the R&B group.

Jodeci began in 1988 as a duo with singers DeVante Swing and JoJo before their brothers joined, forming a quartet.

The group remains active, with their latest performance during the Summer Block Party tour, reuniting alongside SWV and Dru Hill.

DeVante Swing, born Donald Earle DeGrate Jr on September 29, 1969, in Hampton, Virginia, is the son of Donald and Mary DeGrate. He spent his formative years in Charlotte, North Carolina, but details about his education are undisclosed.


  • Forever My Lady (1991)
  • Diary of a Mad Band (1993)
  • The Show, the After Party, the Hotel (1995)


  • “Stay” from “Forever My Lady” (1991)
  • “Feenin'” from “Diary of a Mad Band” (1993)
  • “Cry for You” from “Diary of a Mad Band” (1993)
  • “My Heart Belongs To U” from “Diary of a Mad Band” (1993)
  • “Get On Up” from “The Show, the After Party, the Hotel” (1995)
  • “I’m Still Waiting” from “Forever My Lady” (1991)
Dyana Justin with Devante Dalvin with their parents
Dyana & Justin with Devante & Dalvin with their parents


Justin is Dyana’s brother and DeVante Swing’s son. Like his father, he’s involved in music, working as a record producer and composer. He was born in Hampton, Virginia.

Dyana has a stepsister, Nia Santana Neverson, from her stepmother Miranda Santana’s relationship with Tremaine Neverson.


Dyana is a Black American girl with dark hair, black eyes, and tattoos. She stands at 5’6″ and weighs 55 kg.”

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