Big Freedia Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Big Freedia Quick Info
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth January 28, 1978
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Boyfriend Devon

Big Freedia is an American musician and rapper best known for her work in popularizing the bounce genre of hip hop music which had originated in her home town of New Orleans in the early 1990s. Her first studio album titled Queen Diva was launched in 2003 and her 3rd album called Just Be Free (2014) had peaked at number 28 on the US Heat charts. She has also released several EPs and has been featured as a supporting artist in numerous tracks. From 2013 to 2017, she had been featured in the reality TV series Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce that depicted her life at home and on tour. In July 2015, her autobiography titled God Save the Queen Diva! was launched.

Born Name

Freddie Ross

Nick Name

Big Freedia, Queen of Bounce, The Queen Diva

Big Freedia as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019
Big Freedia as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019 (Big Freedia / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Residence

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Big Freedia had attended the Walter L. Cohen High School in New Orleans where she used to perform in the choir and had also worked as the choir director.

Occupation

Musician, Rapper

Big Freedia as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2020
Big Freedia as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2020 (Big Freedia / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Freddie Ross Sr. (Truck Driver)
  • Mother – Vera Ross (d. 2014)
  • Siblings – Adam Ross (Younger Brother) (d. 2018), Crystal Ross (Sister)

Manager

Big Freedia is represented by –

  • Reid Martin, Manager, MidCitizen Entertainment, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Nicole Balin, PR Agent, Ballin PR, San Francisco, California, United States
  • Sam Hunt, Booking Agent (Americas/Asia/Australia), Paradigm Talent Agency, Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Clementine Bunel, Booking Agent (Europe), Paradigm Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Karl Morse, Booking Agent (Rest of the World), Paradigm Talent Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Tim Kappel, Legal Representative, Pierson // Wells, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Genre

Bounce, EDM, Alternative Hip Hop, Electro, Dance

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • Asylum Records
  • Queen Diva
  • East West Records
Big Freedia as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020
Big Freedia as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020 (Big Freedia / Instagram)

Build

Average

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Big Freedia has dated –

  1. Devon (2016–Present)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

She is of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Black

She often tends to dye her hair blonde, pink, platinum, or silver.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • Long, straight hair
  • Affable smile
  • Both arms covered in tattoos
  • Mildly stocky frame

Religion

Christianity

Big Freedia as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020
Big Freedia as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020 (Big Freedia / Instagram)

Big Freedia Facts

  1. When Hurricane Katrina had ravaged New Orleans in 2005, Big Freedia had moved to Texas for a few months and performed at local events.
  2. In 2011, she won both the ‘Best Emerging Artist’ and the ‘Best Hip-Hop/Rap Artist’ awards at the Best of the Beat Awards.
  3. Big Freedia has identified herself as a gay male and had initially stated that she did not care about what pronoun was used to refer to her. However, later, she mentioned that her pronoun was ‘she’.
  4. In 2016, she pled guilty to charges of theft of government funds after she had failed to disclose her earnings between 2010 and 2014 while she had continued to claim housing benefits. She was sentenced to 3 years probation, USD 35k in restitution, and 100 hours of community service. In 2018, the probation was ended one year early on account of her good behavior.
  5. In 2019, an ice cream flavor called Big Freedia’s Bouncin’ Beignets was launched by ice cream giant Ben & Jerry’s.

Featured Image by Big Freedia / Instagram

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