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Heavy D Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Heavy D Quick Info
Height 6 ft 3 in
Weight 110 kg
Date of Birth May 24, 1967
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Date of Death November 8, 2011

Heavy D was a Jamaican-American rapper, record producer, singer, songwriter, record executive, and actor who was the former leader of Heavy D & the Boyz, a group which included G-Whiz (Glen Parrish), “Trouble” T. Roy (Troy Dixon), and DJ and producer Eddie F (b. Edward Ferrell). Heavy D also released albums and tracks like Peaceful JourneyNuttin’ But LoveThe Lover’s Got What U NeedLiving LargeBig TymeWaterbed HevBig Daddy, VibesLove Opus, Now That We Found Love, and Heavy. Apart from his musical pursuits, he has also been cast in films like The Cider House RulesWho’s the Man?New Jersey DriveThe DeliBig TroubleLifeTower Heist, and Step Up.

Born Name

Dwight Arrington Myers

Nick Name

Heavy D

Heavy D in 2008
Heavy D in 2008 (methodshop.com / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Age

He was born on May 24, 1967.

Died

On November 8, 2011, he passed away due to pulmonary embolism (PE) at the age of 44 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Mandeville, Jamaica

Residence

He resided in Beverly Hills, California, United States.

Nationality

Jamaican nationality

 

Occupation

Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Record Executive, Record Producer

Family

  • Father – Clifford Vincent Myers (Machine Technician)
  • Mother – Eulahlee Lee (Nurse)
  • Sibling – Floyd Myers (Brother)
  • Others – Pete Rock (Cousin) (Record Producer, DJ, Rapper)

Manager

Heavy D was represented by Innovative Artists, Talent Agency, Santa Monica, California, United States.

Genre

Hip Hop, R&B

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Uptown Records, MCA Records

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth was $350 Thousand.

Build

Large

Height

6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm

Weight

110 kg or 242.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Heavy D had dated –

  1. Antonia Lofaso – He was in a relationship with chef Antonia Lofaso and they had a daughter named Xea Myers who was born in 2000. Antonia Lofaso was a contestant on the 4th season of Top Chef.
  2. Halle Berry – He was once romantically involved with American actress Halle Berry.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Heavy D was of African-Jamaican descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Imposing physique

Brand Endorsements

He was cast in a TV commercial for Sprite in 1990.

Heavy D Facts

  1. His family shifted to Mount Vernon, New York in the early 1970s.
  2. Growing up, Heavy D used to mostly hang out with his brother Floyd and his childhood friend Mo.
  3. He made a cameo appearance in the 1993 thriller comedy film, Who’s the Man?. This marked his first theatrical film appearance.
  4. Heavy D played the character named Bo-Kane in the 1995 crime drama film, New Jersey Drive, about joy riding black teenagers in 1990s Newark, New Jersey, then known as the “car theft capital of the world”.
  5. As a solo artist, he released his debut album, Waterbed Hev, on April 22, 1997, and it was ranked at number #9 on the Billboard 200 chart and at number #3 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
  6. Heavy D’s last live performance was with Eddie F at the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards on October 11, 2011. It was their first live televised performance together in 15 years.
  7. One of his final roles was appearing as a courthouse guard in the 2011 heist comedy film, Tower Heist, starring Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick, Judd Hirsch, Téa Leoni, Michael Peña, and Gabourey Sidibe.
  8. On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed Heavy D & the Boyz among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire.

Featured Image by methodshop.com / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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