Algee Smith Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Algee Smith Quick Info
Height5 ft 5 in
Weight64 kg
Date of BirthNovember 7, 1994
Zodiac SignScorpio
GirlfriendUnknown

Algee Smith is a singer and actor who has his family roots in Saginaw, Michigan but moved to Los Angeles, California at the age of 20 for bigger opportunities in the entertainment industry. After earning critical acclaim for playing the characters of Ralph Tresvant in The New Edition Story (2017) and Larry Reed in Detroit (2017), Algee has frequently expressed interest in playing characters that celebrate the accomplishments of African American people or being a part of stories that compel the audience to think deeply about prevailing social issues.

Born Name

Algee Smith

Nick Name

Alga

Algee Smith in an Instagram selfie in March 2018
Algee Smith in an Instagram selfie in March 2018 (Algee Smith / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Saginaw, Michigan, United States

Residence 

  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Nationality

American

Education

Algee briefly studied in Early Head Start and Kempton Elementary School in Saginaw, Michigan.

His family (mother and stepfather) moved to Atlanta when he was 7 years old and since then, he was homeschooled till he got his high school diploma so that he could hone his skills in music and acting.

Occupation

Singer, Actor, Entrepreneur (Founder of 7 Scope Entertainment LLC)

Family

  • Father – Algee Smith III (Barber, Minister, Songwriter & Producer)
  • Mother – Tanesha Eley (Fashion Designer)
  • Siblings – Jonathan Eley (Younger Half-Brother), Soteria Nisreen Eley (Younger Half-Sister), Gabriella Eley (Younger Half-Sister), Mei’asia Smith (Half-Sister)
  • Others
    • John Eley (Stepfather) (Musician / Guitarist, Music Producer)
    • Trudy Smith aka Tru (Stepmother) (Entrepreneur)
    • Alga Smith (Paternal Grandfather)
    • Phyllis Smith (Paternal Grandmother)
    • Erwin Smith (Paternal Uncle)

Manager

Algee is represented by –

  • John Eley and Yasmine Pearl at First Access Entertainment
  • Creative Artists Agency (CAA)
  • Rick Genow of Stone Genow (Attorney)

Genre

Hip-Hop, R&B, Soul, Funk

Instruments

Vocals, Piano

Labels

Access Records

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

64 kg or 141 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

The artist has never made any public announcements to confirm a relationship with a specific person, although he shared in an interview that he likes girls who are well groomed and not clingy.

Algee Smith with a fan named Xavia in 2018
Algee Smith with a fan named Xavia in 2018 (Xavia / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He is African American.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Wide spaced eyes with monolids
  • Frequently switches his appearance with radical changes in his hair and beard style
  • Bright, good-natured smile

Brand Endorsements

Algee was cast in his first ever fashion campaign for Prada Fall/Winter 2018 in the ad campaign named Observia.

Algee Smith with a fan named Thalia in September 2018
Algee Smith with a fan named Thalia in September 2018 (Thalia Worldwide / Instagram)

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

  • Attaining massive critical acclaim for playing Ralph Tresvant in the 3 part mini-series called The New Edition Story (2017) aired on Black Entertainment Television (BET Network)
  • Gaining widespread recognition in 2017 for playing Larry Reed in the Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow’s directorial project called Detroit (2017). Although the film did not do well at the box office, it received positive reviews.

As a Singer

He independently released a single called She Say in 2013.

Algee released an EP titled Listen in 2017 which contained 6 tracks.

First Film

Algee was cast to play the character of Marcus Simms in the adventure, sci-fi film Earth to Echo (2014).

First TV Show

Algee had a 1 episode guest role of a character named Spencer in the Nickelodeon musical comedy titled How to Rock in 2012.

Personal Trainer

In an interview, Algee shared that he tries to eat more fruits and green vegetables to stay fit but did not share any details about his exercise regime.

Algee Smith Favorite Things

Source – Lapalme Magazine, Vanity Fair, RnB Supreme
Algee Smith posing for his selfie in August 2018
Algee Smith posing for his selfie in August 2018 (Algee Smith / Instagram)

Algee Smith Facts

  1. He started writing songs at the age of 9 and began rapping by the time he turned 10.
  2. With the help of his father, Algee recorded his first rap song when he was 9 years old which was called We Some Ridaz, although he performed that largely for his church crowd and did not release it commercially.
  3. He developed his musical style after listening to Tupac Shakur and other Christian rappers in his childhood.
  4. At the age of 12, he got to perform in front of a sold-out audience in Madison Square Garden, NYC as a member of World Changers Church Choir.
  5. Although the actor’s initial aspiration was to become a rapper, Algee started focusing on singing and acting at the age of 16 upon the advice of his manager.
  6. Algee performed a soundtrack called Grow for the film Detroit (2017) which also featured a performance by the original Larry Reed, the character Algee was cast in for the movie.
  7. He was on the cover of Variety Magazine issue dated August 1, 2017.
  8. The actor told Lapalme magazine that he is known as the weird one among his group of friends.
  9. To find out more about Algee Smith, visit his official website @ algeesmith.com.
  10. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.

Featured Image by Algee Smith / Instagram

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