Musician James Blake Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

James Blake Litherland

Nick Name

One Take Blake, Harmonimix

James Blake in a modeling photoshoot in 2015
James Blake in a modeling photoshoot in 2015

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Enfield, London, England

Residence

James has kept South London as his base, where he also has a home studio.

He also spends some part of the year in Los Angeles.

Nationality

English

Education

James Blake went to the Grange Park Primary School.

After that, he got enrolled at The Latymer School, Edmonton for secondary education.

He got his college education from Goldsmiths, University of London, where graduated with a degree in Popular Music.

Occupation

Singer, songwriter, musician, record producer

Family

  • Father – James Litherland (Singer, guitarist, and founder of the progressive rock band Colosseum)
  • Mother – Is a graphic designer.
  • Siblings – None

Manager

James Blake is represented by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment.

Genre

Electronic, R&B, soul, post-dubstep

Instruments

Vocals, piano, and synthesizer

Labels

1-800 Dinosaur, R&S, ATLAS, A&M, Polydor, Universal Republic, Hessle Audio

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 5 in or 196 cm

Weight

93 kg or 205 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

James Blake has dated –

  1. Theresa Wayman – James was in a relationship with Warpaint band guitarist Theresa Wayman until 2013. He wrote his second studio album Overgrown just after the breakup.
  2. Jameela Jamil (2015-Present) – In 2015, James started dating Los Angeles based, British actress and comedy writer, Jameela Jamil. He started going out with her while he was struggling to create music for his third studio album, The Colour in Anything. He often credits Jamil for making him more sociable and more appreciative of good things in life.
James Blake and Jameela Jamil at the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament in June 2015
James Blake and Jameela Jamil at the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament in June 2015

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tall
  • Messy hairdo
James Blake at the Ivor Novello Awards in May 2014
James Blake at the Ivor Novello Awards in May 2014

Brand Endorsements

James Blake hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand.

Best Known For

  • Having served as a music producer and featured artist in Beyoncé’s sixth album, Lemonade.
  • The popularity of his studio albums, Overgrown and The Colour in Anything. Both of these albums managed to reach the top of US dance album charts.
  • Having collaborated with popular music artists such as Frank Ocean, Bon Iver and Chance the Rapper.

First Album

In February 2011, he released his debut studio album, James Blake. It peaked at #1 on Belgian music charts and at #123 on Billboard 200.

First TV Show

In June 2011, James made his TV show debut in the music series, Live from Abbey Road.

Personal Trainer

James hits the gym every couple of days for few hours, which means he isn’t regular in following a workout routine. And, his reason for hitting the gym is slightly different than usual. Whereas most people hit the gym to improve fitness and their physical appearance, James works out to feel happy. If he isn’t careful, he can easily fall in the rut.

James Blake Favorite Things

  • Video Games – Quake, Super Smash Bros, and Brawl
  • Comedy Movie – Spinal Tap (1984)
  • Comedians Will Ferrell, Peter Cook, and Dudley Moore
  • Comedy TV Shows – The Office (Original British) and Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm Episode – The Carpool Lane
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James Blake in a modeling photoshoot for GQ magazine in 2016
James Blake in a modeling photoshoot for GQ magazine in 2016

James Blake Facts

  1. In December 2016, he announced that he was donating proceeds from two of his shows in San Francisco (which were part of his 1-800 Dinosaur tour) to the victims of Ghost Ship Tragedy.
  2. Music has been his obsession since his formative years. However, unlike normal teens, he preferred playing piano at home with lights out over performing with school choir or orchestra.
  3. In 2012, he started working with iconic rapper Kanye West to create the song. However, after working for quite some time, they couldn’t create a release worthy music.
  4. When he first found success, he struggled with the immense spotlight he got. He had to battle anxiety problem and also felt claustrophobic.
  5. He had to take therapy to deal with his mental problems, which were the result of his reclusive lifestyle and his obsession to create perfect music.
  6. Visit his official website @ jamesblakemusic.com.
  7. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Myspace.

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