Dillon Francis Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Dillon Francis Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 78 kg
Date of Birth October 5, 1987
Zodiac Sign Libra
Hair Color Black

Dillon Francis is an American electronic musician, record producer, and DJ who initially gained the attention of DJ and producer Diplo and has since worked on a number of albums, extended plays, tracks, and mixtapes which include Get Low (with DJ Snake), Money Sucks, Friends RuleMagic Is RealSomething Something AwesomeThis Mixtape Is FireSwashbucklerI Can’t Take It, Bun Up the Dance (with Skrillex), Coming Over (with Kygo ft. James Hersey), Set Me Free (with Martin Garrix), and Love in the Middle of a Firefight (ft. Brendon Urie).

Born Name

Dillon Hart Francis

Nick Name

Dillon

Dillon Francis at Spring Awakening in June 2014
Dillon Francis at Spring Awakening in June 2014 (Swimfinfan / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Dillon went to Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, where he studied painting and printmaking. After graduating from high school, he attended Santa Monica College and interned for photographers as a young student.

Occupation

DJ, Record Producer

Family

  • Father – Robert Drew Francis (Alternative Medicines Doctor)
  • Mother – Katica Francis
  • Siblings – He has an older brother.
  • Others – Ivan Kranzelić (Maternal Grandfather), Mileva Vujačić (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Dillon Francis is managed by –

  • Teamwork Management (For all press-related matters)
  • Paradigm Talent Agency (For booking in North and South America, and Asia)
  • Echo Location Talent Agency (For other booking purposes)

Genre

Moombahcore, Moombahton, Electro House, Trap, Progressive House, Deep House, Dubstep

Instruments

Keyboards, Synthesizers, Digital Audio Workstation

Labels

  • Play Me
  • Columbia Records
  • Dim Mak
  • Fly Eye Records
  • Fool’s Gold
  • Mad Decent
  • OWSLA
  • Zee Music Company
  • Astralwerks
  • Monstercat

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Dillon Francis in an Instagram selfie as seen in December 2017
Dillon Francis in an Instagram selfie as seen in December 2017 (Dillon Francis / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Dillon Francis rarely discloses information about his personal life, while interacting with the media, which makes it difficult to ascertain anything about his love life and dating history.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of American descent on his father’s side and has Serbian-Croatian ancestry on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Blue-Green

His blue eyes contain a tint of green color too.

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Keeps a beard
  • Full tattoo on both arms

Brand Endorsements

Some of Dillon’s songs have been featured in commercials such as –

  • ‘Get Low’ created with DJ Snake, was featured in a Taco Bell commercial.
  • ‘Seek Summer’ was featured in Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines TV commercial.
Dillon Francis in an Instagram selfie in May 2018
Dillon Francis in an Instagram selfie in May 2018 (Dillon Francis / Instagram)

Religion

His religious views aren’t known publicly.

Best Known For

  • Being the pioneer of the Moombahton and Moombahcore fusion genre of music. His song Masta Blasta, originally a 130 BPM house track, after editing, ended up being a hit moombahton track.
  • Collaborating on the song Que Que with American producer Diplo and Latin-pop artist Maluca which became a super hit track in 2011.

First Album

On October 27, 2014, Dillon released his debut studio album Money Sucks, Friends Rule featuring collaborations with different major artists. The album was released under the label Mad Decent and Columbia Records. The album has 12 tracks and sold around 9,000 copies in its first week.

First Film

In 2015, Dillon made his theatrical film debut as Devin Andrews in the drama movie We Are Your Friends alongside Zac Efron and Emily Ratajkowski.

First TV Show

In 2016, Dillon made his first TV show appearance on the MTV show Ridiculousness.

Personal Trainer

Dillon Francis is into CrossFit workout. His tour manager introduced him to the workout. He was initially trained by a certified trainer Conor Murphy. Dillon credits his workout sessions in providing him with the necessary energy in keeping up with his constant touring schedule.

Dillon Francis Favorite Things

  • Emoji – The guy in the canoe
  • Go-To-Tour Food – Healthy food
  • Music Video – Bootleg Fireworks
  • Dance Move – “The bird flying away. Like when you just hear Bon Jovi‘s voice and your hands go up.”
  • People To Hang Out With – DJ-musician Zedd
  • Hangover Food – Domino’s Pizza
  • Go-To Outfit – Suits
  • Phone Game – Bloons TD 5
  • Drink – Ciroc with water
  • Album – The Very Best of The Smiths
  • On The Road Tradition – Coffee time in the morning
  • Kind Of Coffee – Cold-pressed
  • Breakfast Food – Eggs and bacon
Source – BuzzfeedMTVThis Song Slaps
Dillon Francis as seen in August 2016
Dillon Francis as seen in August 2016 (Benchmobllc / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Dillon Francis Facts

  1. He loves suits. At the age of 18, he worked for the Swedish clothing company, J Lindeberg, where his love for suits first originated.
  2. He had a fear of the popular alien E.T. when he was younger, mostly because of its long fingers.
  3. His biggest musical influences came from Calvin Harris, Crookers, and Diplo.
  4. He had 6 different Instagram profiles, each with different personalities. They were – DJ Rich as F**k, DJ Hanzel, Becky, Treva, Greg, and Rave Dad.
  5. He played the role of DJ Zombie in the 2015 zombie comedy film, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, starring Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan, Sarah Dumont, and David Koechner.
  6. In 2018, he appeared as a contestant on the comedy panel game show, Taskmaster (US). His fellow contestants included Lisa Lampanelli, Freddie Highmore, Ron Funches, and Kate Berlant.
  7. On September 28, 2018, he released his 2nd studio album, Wut Wut, via IDGAFOS and it peaked at number #22 on the US Top Latin Albums (Billboard) chart.
  8. Visit his official website @ dillonfrancis.com.
  9. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, and YouTube.

Featured Image by Swimfinfan / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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