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Banks (Singer) Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family

Banks Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 62 kg
Date of Birth June 16, 1988
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Dark Brown

Banks is an American singer and songwriter who rose to prominence due to her unique sound and distinct voice that can be heard on songs like Before I Ever Met You, Beggin for Thread, Waiting Game, Look What You’re Doing To Me, Gimme, If We Were Made Of Water, Contaminated, This Is What It Feels Like, Skinnydipped, F*ck With Myself, Gemini Feed, and many more.

Born Name

Jillian Rose Banks

Nick Name


Banks as seen performing at Space 15 Twenty in 2019
Banks as seen performing at Space 15 Twenty in 2019 (Justin Higuchi / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Orange County, California, United States


Los Angeles, California, United States





Banks attended the University of Southern California (USC) to study psychology. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and wrote her thesis on the children of divorced parents.


Singer, Songwriter


  • Others – Richard Montgomery Gold (Maternal Grandfather), Judith ‘Judy’ Grossman (Maternal Grandmother)


Alternative Pop, Alternative R&B, Electropop, Trip Hop


Vocals, Piano


  • Iamsound Records
  • Good Years Recordings
  • Harvest Records
  • Capitol Records
  • AWAL




5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm


62 kg or 136.5 lbs

Banks as seen onstage at the Roskilde Festival in 2014
Banks as seen onstage at the Roskilde Festival in 2014 (Bill Ebbesen / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity


She has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry on her mother’s side and possibly is of English descent on her father’s side.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Small mouth
  • Moles on her body
  • Freckles on her face
  • Often dresses in black clothes

Banks Favorite Things

  • Scent From Le Labo Candles – Santal 26
  • Lipstick Color – Nars Cruella
  • Sheet Mask Product – Kiehl’s Instant Renewal Concentrate Mask

SourceInto The Gloss

Banks as seen performing in 2015
Banks as seen performing in 2015 (Hafitz Maulana / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Banks Facts

  1. She opened for The Weeknd during his fall 2013 tour that took place in both the United States and the United Kingdom.
  2. Her parents divorced when she was a teenager. Due to this, Banks struggled emotionally and turned to music to deal with her sadness. She learned to play the piano by herself, during this time and also began writing songs.
  3. In 2020, she was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease called Hashimoto’s disease.
  4. At the beginning of her career, Banks once shared her real phone number on her social media accounts so that she could directly connect with her fans.
  5. Her song Waiting Game (2013) was used in the Victoria’s Secret holiday commercial in 2013 as well as the film, Divergent (2014). Additionally, her other songs titled You Should Know Where I’m Coming From and Goddess were featured in the drama series, Grey’s Anatomy.
  6. In 2019, she released her first book titled Generations of Women from the Moon, which includes a collection of drawings and poems by Banks.
  7. Her distinct sound, which can be best described as Dark R&B, is compared to that of Aaliyah, Ellie Goulding, and The Weeknd.
  8. Banks has cited Fiona Apple and Lauryn Hill as her biggest music influences.
  9. She garnered numerous accolades in the year 2014 such as being included in the list of ‘2014 Acts to Watch’ by Shazam, ‘New Artists for 2014’ by iTunes, and ‘Spotlight for 2014’ by Spotify. Moreover, her second EP titled London (2013) was widely appreciated and named one of the ’50 Albums You Gotta Hear in 2014′ by Spin Magazine.

Featured Image by Justin Higuchi / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0

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