Chicago, Illinois, United States
Jeremih went to Morgan Park High School. He was an intelligent student and was an overachiever in academics, which enabled him to graduate from high school a year early.
Jeremih then joined the University of Illinois and Parkland College in Urbana-Champaign. He enrolled in the engineering science program there. But, with the interest of music on his mind, Jeremih, just after a year, took a transfer to an art school in Columbia College Chicago to pursue a degree in music business.
Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – He is the only child.
Jeremih is managed by United Talent Agency.
Hip-hop, Pop, R&B
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
86 kg or 189.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jeremih has dated –
- Rachel Leigh (2011-2012) – Jeremih and Rachel started dating in 2011. Not much is known about Rachel. They dated for about a year before breaking up in 2012. They have a son together named Canyon Grey Felton (b. 2012). They had a messy custody battle, which Jeremih won.
Race / Ethnicity
He has African-American ancestry.
- Diamond stud earrings
- Thin mustache
Jeremih has appeared in the Nissan “Sentra Text” commercial in 2015.
He hasn’t spoken about his religious views publicly.
Best Known For
- His single Birthday S*x which was released in 2009. The song was one of the hit songs on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. The song reached number 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
- The recognition that he won in 2010 including Best New Entertainer Of The Year, Songwriter Of The Year and R&B Entertainer Of The Year.
- Being on America’s Most Wanted Tour alongside other rising stars including Lil Wayne in 2009.
On June 30, 2009, Jeremih released his debut studio album Jeremih with Def Jam Recordings. The album was a huge success selling 69,000 copies in its first week. It also debuted at #6 on the US Billboard 200.
Jeremih hasn’t made his theatrical film debut yet.
First TV Show
He made his first television show appearance on The Wendy Williams Show in 2009.
Jeremih’s workout routine and diet plans aren’t known.
Jeremih Favorite Things
Jeremih’s favorite things are unknown.
- He is a self-taught musician. By the age of 3, he started playing musical instruments. He can play saxophone, bass drum, cymbals, quads, several percussion instruments and piano.
- While in high school, he was a part of the marching band and Latin jazz band.
- His biggest influencers are Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and R. Kelly.
- He has expressed interest to work with Alicia Keys, Missy Elliott, and Adele.
- In December 2016, during the PartyNextDoor Summer’s Over Tour in Houston, Texas, Jeremih allegedly used a stunt double.
- Visit his official website @ www.jeremih.com.
- Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube VEVO.
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