Gary Clark Jr. Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Gary Clark Jr. Quick Info
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight76 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 15, 1984
Zodiac SignAquarius
Spouse Nicole Trunfio

Gary Clark Jr. is a renowned American musician, best known for his fusion of soul, blues, rock music with the elements of hip hop. This guitar god gained recognition in the early 2010s when he met the proprietor of Antone, namely, Clifford Antone. He is a Grammy winner with multiple awards to his name. Clark won the “Best Traditional R&B Performance” award for Please Come Home in 2014 and was nominated for Ain’t Messin Round in 2013. His album This Land blessed him with a Grammy for “Best Rock Song”, “Best Rock Performance”, and “Best Contemporary Blues Album” in 2020. Gary Clark Jr. has also given a number of live performances alongside famous musicians such as B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck, John Mayer, and more.

Born Name

Gary Lee Clark Jr.

Nick Name

Gary

Gary Clark Jr. at Chicago Blues Festival in 2017
Gary Clark Jr. at Chicago Blues Festival in 2017 (Michael Lucas / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Austin, Texas, U.S.

Residence

Kyle, Texas, U.S.

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Musician

Family

  • Father – Gary Clark Sr. (Salesman)
  • Mother – Sandy Clark (Accountant)
  • Siblings – Shawn Clark (Sister), Savannah Clark (Sister)

Manager

This Grammy-nominated musician is represented by Scooter Weintraub and Pam Adams of W Management, Inc.

Gary Clark Jr. performing with his guitar at the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival
Gary Clark Jr. performing with his guitar at the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival (David Becker / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Build

Slim

Genre

Blues-rock, soul, R&B

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Drums, Trumpet, Keyboards, Harmonica

Labels

Hotwire Unlimited, Warner Bros

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Gary Clark Jr performing live at Supersonic in 2012
Gary Clark Jr performing live at Supersonic in 2012 (Jørund F Pedersen / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Gary Clark Jr. has dated –

  1. Nicole Trunfio (2012-Present) – Clark started dating the Australian supermodel Nicole Trunfio in 2012. On November 5, 2014, the couple got engaged. They got married in 2016 between two weekends of 2016’s Coachella gigs. The couple is parents to two children, a girl and a boy. Their son Zion was born in early 2015 and they were blessed with a daughter after the marriage in January 2018.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He has African-American ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Expressive eyes
  • Often wears a hat

Brand Endorsements

Gary Clark Jr. has appeared in a couple of Guitar Center Guitar-A-Thon TV commercials such as Martin and Yamaha Guitars, Gibson Les Paul models, Obsessed, Fender Stratocaster, and Delay Pedal and Strings.

He was also featured in other TV commercials such as Sonos and 2017 Lincoln Continental, Cord.

Best Known For

His collection of hats and guitars as well as his 2019 album This Land

Gary Clark Jr while playing at the North Coast Music Festival in Chicago in September 2013
Gary Clark Jr while playing at the North Coast Music Festival in Chicago in September 2013 (Alize Tran Photo / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Gary Clark Jr. Facts

  1. He owns a 50-acre horse ranch in Kyle, Texas. The question on Clark’s ownership of the ranch by his racist neighbor inspired him to write his popular song This Land.
  2. In his album Blak and Blu, Gary used Epiphone Casino through a Drop Tune pedal, a Super Fuzz, and an Analog Man Astro Tone pedal to get the funky soul with a heavy rock vibe. Most of the songs in this album are original compositions of Clark.
  3. The TV commercial Cord featuring the critically acclaimed artist Gary Clark Jr. was aired during the 59th annual Grammy Awards.
  4. This Grammy winner also stars in the John Varvatos’ new Indivisible campaign, which promotes inclusivity and unity.
  5. Back in his 20s, Gary enjoyed jamming with blues greats, Jimmie Vaughan and Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland.
  6. Clark got his first guitar when he was 12 in the year 1996 as a Christmas present from his parents. It was an Ibanez RX20, a black electric guitar and he still owns it. He also owns his first car 94 Sedan DeVille. He doesn’t like getting rid of anything he owns.
  7. Clark’s trademark accessory is a hat. He has countless of them and he likes picking up one wherever he travels. However, guitars are his most prized possession and named one of them Cassie. According to him, his originals that he had played for the longest are his most favorite ones.
  8. Clark was raised religious. He went to church every day but stopped later as he grew up.

Featured Image by Jørund F Pedersen / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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