Damon Albarn Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Damon Albarn Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth March 23, 1968
Zodiac Sign Aries
Girlfriend Suzi Winstanley

Damon Albarn is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who is best known for his work as the lead singer and lyricist of the English rock band Blur. He is also well recognized for co-founding and serving as the lead vocalist, instrumentalist, and primary songwriter of the British virtual band Gorillaz which had once been recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the ‘Most Successful Virtual Band’. He has also been a member of the musical supergroups – The Good, the Bad & the Queen (2005-2008), and Rocket Juice & the Moon. His debut solo studio album titled Everyday Robots was released in 2014. Besides that, he has also composed the music for several stage productions including Monkey: Journey to the West (2008), Dr Dee (2012), and Wonder.land (2016). In 2016, he was honored with the ‘Ivor Novello Award for Lifetime Achievement’ by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors. In recognition of his contribution to music, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2016.

Born Name

Damon Albarn

Nick Name

Damon

Damon Albarn as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2013
Damon Albarn as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2013 (Damon Albarn / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Whitechapel, London, England, United Kingdom

Residence

Notting Hill, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

 

Education

Damon had attended the Stanway Comprehensive School in Essex. He had also studied acting at the East 15 Acting School, a drama school in Loughton, Essex, but had dropped out after the 1st year.

Occupation

Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

Damon Albarn as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2018
Damon Albarn as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2018 (Damon Albarn / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Keith Albarn (Artist, Former Music Band Manager, Former Head of The School of Art and Design at Colchester Institute)
  • Mother – Hazel Albarn (née Dring) (Theatrical Set Designer)
  • Siblings – Jessica Albarn (Younger Sister) (Writer)
  • Others – Edward Albarn (Paternal Grandfather) (Architect) (d. 2002)

Genre

Alternative Rock, World, Electronic, Hip Hop, Folk, Britpop, Art Pop

Instruments

Vocals, Piano, Keyboard, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Synthesizer, Melodica, Percussion, Ukulele

Labels

  • Food Records
  • SBK Records
  • Virgin Records Limited
  • Parlophone Records Limited
  • XL Recordings
  • Honest Jon’s
  • Warner Records Inc.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Damon Albarn as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2018
Damon Albarn as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2018 (Damon Albarn / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Damon has dated –

  1. Lisa Moorish
  2. Justine Frischmann (1991–1997)
  3. Melanie C (1997) – Damon had dated English singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman Melanie C for a couple of months after having met her at the Europe Music Awards in 1997.
  4. Shaznay Lewis (1998)
  5. Suzi Winstanley (1998-Present) – Damon began a long-term relationship with British artist Suzi Winstanley in 1998. They have a daughter together named Missy Albarn (b. October 2, 1999) who they had named after hip hop artist Missy Elliott.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of English descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Short-cropped hair
  • Affable smile
  • Often sports a light stubble
Damon Albarn as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2014
Damon Albarn as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2014 (Damon Albarn / Instagram)

Damon Albarn Facts

  1. In 2006, an honorary Master of Arts degree was conferred upon him by the University of East London, an institution where his father had worked previously.
  2. In 2008, the British newspaper The Daily Telegraph had placed him at number 18 in its list of ‘The 100 Most Powerful People in British Culture’.
  3. He is an ardent supporter of the English professional soccer club Chelsea FC.
  4. He has been a vocal critic of the global celebrity culture, Brexit, the invasion of Afghanistan, and the Iraq War.

Featured Image by Damon Albarn / Instagram

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