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Untold Details On Patti LaBelle’s Adopted Daughter, Stayce Holte: Is She LaBelle’s Niece as Well?



Stayce Holte is the niece, apparently an adopted daughter of an American R&B singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman Patti LaBelle (aka Patricia Louise Holte). Her aunt is a Grammy award-winning artist best known for her singles If Only You Knew, Love, Need and Want You, New Attitude, and Stir It Up.

Stayce is the daughter of Patti’s younger sister Jacqueline Holte who died in her early 40s. Well, what led her mom to death at such a young age? Besides all family matters, what does Stayce do for a living? Is she married? If so, who is her husband?

Here in this article, read everything about Stayce including her age, early life, career, net worth, and much more.

Who Is Stayce Holte? Her Age And Early Life

As said earlier, Stayce is indeed Patti Labelle’s niece, her late sister Jacqueline “Jackie” Holte-Padgett’s daughter. As Holte’s mother died of cancer early on, the R&B singer legally adopted Stayce.

Stayce as a baby. Source: Facebook

Moving on to her early life, while her birth year is reported to be 1964, she celebrates her birthday on May 18 every year. Based on this, Stayce is 58 years of age and is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Similarly, she grew up in her hometown alongside her parents and brother.

As for education, she went to the Performing Arts School of Philadelphia. Besides, she belongs to the African-American ethnicity and holds American Nationality.

Holte’s Biological Mother Jackie Died Of Brain Cancer

Stayce’s beloved mom Jackie died of Brain cancer on July 7, 1989, at the age of 43. Though she died very earlier, her daughter Stayce has kept her alive in some way. Time and again, Holte keeps sharing her late mom’s pictures on her social media accounts.

On her mom’s birthday, with some beautiful pictures of Jackie, Holte wrote,

Happy Heavenly Birthday, Mommy!!! You would think that it would be easy after 31 birthdays without you but…NOPE!! I miss EVERYTHING about you. The way you talked with your hands, how you had an answer and/or opinion for all things (even when you weren’t asked????????), your big bright beautiful smile, your self righteousness, sarcasm, chutzpah, that potty mouth, your intellect, your BLACKNESS ✊????✊????✊???? etc. etc. etc.

In her caption, she also described how loyal and trustworthy woman her mom was.

Stayce Holte Siblings

Stayce was not the only child born to her parents. She has an older brother named Willian Holte, who publically goes by the name Byl Holte. He was born in March 1961 which makes him 62 years of age in 2023. Alongside Stayce, William was also adopted by their famous aunt Patti.

Stayce Holte has one biological brother
Stayce with her brother. Source: Her Facebook

Further, she is also the sister of her aunt Patti LaBelle’s only biological son  Zuri Kye Edwards, a music producer and manager. He was born on July 17, 1973, and is 49 years of age.

In addition, she has two other siblings Dodd Stocker-Edwards, and Stanley Stocker-Edwards. Dodd and Stanley are adopted kids of If Only You Knew singer.

Stayce Holte Called Patti LaBelle Her Auntie-Mommy; They Share a Close Relationship

Even though Stayce is not the biological child of LaBelle, they have a blood relation. On one hand, they are aunt and niece and on the other Stayce is adopted by Patti as mentioned before. With this fact, Holte called Winner In You singer her auntie-mommy, and the two shares a great relationship.

Stayce Holte shares close bonding with her celebrity aunt
Stayce and her aunt Patti LaBelle

On her Auntie-mommy’s 75th birthday, Holte wished her a birthday with a beautiful long caption that say,

Happy Birthday to my #AuntieMommy @mspattilabelle This is 75!! She loves on me like a mom, we fight like sisters, she spoils me like an auntie and we talk late into the night and share secrets like besties. I was raised in a village of strong black women and she’s the last (wo)man standing.

She also wrote,

 I’ll kill or die for her even though she can pluck my last nerve!

Reposting Stayce’s long caption on her Instagram, LaBelle thanked her niece and wrote ‘I Love You‘.

Career: What Does Stayce Holte Do For A Living?

As per her Facebook info, Stayce is a Nose Hair Clipper at the charity organization named Comic Relief. Before, she worked at the community organization Los Angeles Black Pride.

On the other hand, her aunt Patti LaBelle is a renowned singer. She began her career as a singer and frontwoman of the vocal group Patti Labelle and the Bluebelles in the early 1960s, Patricia has spanned seven decades in Hollywood as a musician and actress.

To date, she has sold over 5o million records worldwide and has been recognized in the Grammy Hall of Fame, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame, and many others.

Stayce Holte Belongs To LGBTQ Community; Is Stayce Currently In A Relationship?

As per the post shared on her social media account, Stayce is gay. She has been in a relationship with a handful of women in the past.

Stayce Holte belongs to LGBTQ community
Stayce with her former partner. Source: Her Instagram

On September 5, 2013, Holte shared her picture with an unknown woman on her Instagram and captioned it,

8 years later & she STILL won’t pose normally for a picture! Smh & Lol. Can’t believe she’s leaving in 2 weeks! I’m going to miss my monkey sooooo much. *tears* #mylove #lgbt #staycegirl

Through her Instagram, she also opened up about her first love with a girl name Pam. Sharing her photo together with Pam, Stayce wrote,

Me with my #firstlove Pam on #tour with #PattiLaBelle in the #90’s #bighair #younguns #friendsfirst #exesmakethebestfriends

Moving on to her current relationship status, it seems like Stayce is currently single. While going through her social media handles, we didn’t find any trace to assume that she may have a girlfriend.

Stayce Holte Struggled with Bipolar Disorder

Back in 2017, the Philadelphia native shared her struggle with mental illness through her Facebook account.

Stayce Holte struggled Bipolar Disorder
Stayce suffered fro BPD.

In 2019, she reposted her post on mental illness and her recovery journey in which she wrote,

I am one of the many faces of those suffering with mental illness. I’ve tried to commit suicide once and have planned a suicide twice,

Through her status, Holte also advocated for mental illness and requested people to search for help if they are in any kind of situation. In this respect, she further wrote,

If you are struggling with any mental illness, please get help. You are not alone. You are not damaged goods. You are not crazy. Your brain is just a little different ???? Find a therapist and/or free support group. Call a family member or friend that WON’T judge or belittle you. Before you take your life just imagine how things could change the second after you leave. We NEVER know what’s on the other side of a moment so please, I’m begging you, hold on! Try to quiet the nasty, vile bitch that’s in your head. Trust me, I know her well.

In her statement, Stayce revealed that she suffered a bipolar disorder and also said she still struggles for sanity.

Stayce Holte Is On Social Media

The celebrity niece is on Instagram with 2710 followers. On her Instagram, she has shared pictures of her family as well as posts related to politics. She is an ardent follower of the BlackLivesmatters.

Further, she is on Facebook with 390 friends. Stayce also has a Twitter account that has 286 followers in total.

What Is Stayce’s Net Worth?

As of now, it seems like Stayce’s net worth is still under review. On the other hand, her famous aunt Patti LaBelle has an estimated fortune of $60 million as of 2023.

No doubt that she earned such a huge amount of money through her seven-decade musical and acting career in the American entertainment industry.


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