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Børns Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Børns Quick Info
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth January 7, 1992
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color

Børns is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. His discography consists of albums and tracks like Dopamine, God Save Our Young Blood (with Lana Del Rey), Blue MadonnaWasting My TimeBeyond the CoalElectric LoveDeadboltSeeing Stars10,000 Emerald PoolsFaded HeartAmerican MoneySweet Dreams, and I Don’t Want U Back.

Born Name

Garrett Clark Borns

Nick Name


Børns performing at Boston Calling in May 2016
Børns performing at Boston Calling in May 2016 (digboston / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Muskegon, Michigan, United States


Los Angeles, California, United States





Børns went to the White Pines Middle School. At the age of 13, his drawings helped him win the National Scholastic Art Awards and an $8,000 college scholarship to the Kendall College of Art and Design.

When he was 14 years old, he got enrolled in a summer program at Michigan’s Interlochen Center for the Arts. He later studied at the Grand Haven High School in his hometown.

Børns took classical piano classes at Grand Rapids Community College. He also took jazz classes at Muskegon Community College.


Singer, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist


  • Father – His father has worked in the graphic design field.
  • Mother – Cheryl Louise “Cheri” Borns (Nutritionist)
  • Siblings – He has a sister.


Børns has been managed by Lexi Ben-Meir of Connect Music Management.

He has also been represented by –

  • Tom Windish and Christine Cao of Paradigm Agency
  • Alex Hardee of Coda Agency


Indie Pop, Psychedelic Pop, Alternative Rock, Synth-pop, Electropop


Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, Ukulele


  • REZidual
  • Interscope Records




6 ft 2 in or 188 cm


76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Børns performing at the WayHome Music and Arts Festival in July 2016
Børns performing at the WayHome Music and Arts Festival in July 2016 (The Come Up Show / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Long hair
  • Androgynous style sense, which includes a penchant for wearing crop tops

Brand Endorsements

  • Garrett Børns has been signed up by Calvin Klein to head their promotion campaigns.
  • Also, after he turned up in Gucci inspired outfit for his appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the popular fashion brand decided to enter into an official endorsement partnership with him.
  • He appeared in a commercial for Chrysler in 2015.
  • His songs have been used in commercials for brands like Apple iPhone and L.L.Bean.
Børns in a selfie as seen in June 2018
Børns in a selfie as seen in June 2018 (Børns / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • The popularity of his single, Electric Love, which also holds the distinction of being his first song to achieve ‘platinum’ certification
  • Having performed with established music artists such as Lana Del Rey, Halsey, and Charli XCX on music tours

First Album

In October 2015, he released his debut studio album, Dopamine. The album was well received by the critics and peaked at number #2 on the US Billboard Alternative Albums chart as well as the US Billboard Top Rock Albums chart, at number #24 on the US Billboard 200 chart, and at number #56 on the Canadian Albums Chart.

It consists of songs like FoolElectric LoveDug My HeartCloudsPast LivesHoly GhostThe Emotion, and Overnight Sensation.

First TV Show

In January 2015, Garrett Børns made his first TV show appearance on the comedy talk show, Conan, which is hosted by the comedy icon Conan O’Brien.

Børns Favorite Things

  • Current Music Artist Petite Meller
  • Style Icons – David Bowie‘s Thin White Duke era and his adolescence in the ’90s
  • Prized Possession – Jean and leather Gucci jackets with embroidered flowers, lions, and birds on the back
  • Song Of Dopamine – Dug My Heart, Overnight Sensation

SourceShe Knows, W MagazineHarper’s Bazaar

Børns as seen in July 2016
Børns as seen in July 2016 (The Come Up Show / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Børns Facts

  1. He started taking piano lessons at the age of 10.
  2. Initially, he had moved to New York City from his hometown of Grand Haven to focus on his music career. However, he wasn’t still satisfied with the atmosphere and decided to move to Los Angeles before the release of his album, Dopamine.
  3. By the age of 10, he was performing as a magician under his professional name “Garrett the Great”. He mostly used to perform at parties and used to get paid for his performances.
  4. While studying in high school, he used to perform with the cover band called Brown Chicken Brown Trout. They even put up a performance at the Waterfront Film Festival in 2010. He later collaborated with drummer Scott Pellegrom and guitarist Kevin Kozel to form The Garrett Borns Trio. They even released an EP titled A Dream Between in 2012.
  5. His androgynous appearance and vocals have often led to many mistaking him for a woman after listening to or seeing him for the first time.
  6. He is one of the leading proponents of the Gender Bender movement. He often flaunts his nail polish and his stylish woman-inspired style on his official social media account and during his performances.
  7. Børns has often collaborated with singer and songwriter Zella Day, who used to be his roommate in his early days in Los Angeles.
  8. Like most of his family members, he is a vegetarian.
  9. His interest in fashion dates back to his early teens as he used to print on shirts with bleach and distress his clothes when he was in middle school.
  10. On January 12, 2018, he released his 2nd studio album titled Blue Madonna via Interscope Records. The album peaked at number #3 on the US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard) chart, at number #6 on the US Top Rock Albums (Billboard) chart, and at number #49 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
  11. When he was finding his feet in the music industry, he was roped in to support various established music artists and groups such as The Lumineers and Mumford & Sons.
  12. He was accused of s*xual misconduct by several young women in September 2018 and it led to a Washington D.C. music festival named “All Things Go Fall Classic” dropping him from its lineup. He later released a statement saying the allegations were “disturbing and false”, and also said that “All of the relationships I have had were legal and consensual. They ended abruptly and that obviously caused hurt feelings, but for anyone to suggest anything beyond that is irresponsible.”
  13. Visit his official website @

Featured Image by digboston / Flickr / CC BY-2.0

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