Jeremih Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jeremih Quick Info
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 86 kg
Date of Birth July 17, 1987
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Eye Color Dark Brown

Born Name

Jeremy Felton

Nick Name


Jeremih as seen in April 2012
Jeremih as seen in April 2012 (Meghan Roberts / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

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 the music business.


Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer


  • Siblings – He is the only child.


Jeremih is managed by United Talent Agency.


Hip-hop, Pop, R&B




Def Jam




6 ft 2 in or 188 cm


86 kg or 189.5 lbs

Jeremih as seen in June 2015
Jeremih as seen in June 2015 (Toglenn / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jeremih has dated –

  1. 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.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Diamond stud earrings
  • Thin mustache

Brand Endorsements

Jeremih has appeared in the Nissan “Sentra Text” commercial in 2015.

Jeremih and Julie Moran at the 2009 American Music Awards
Jeremih and Julie Moran at the 2009 American Music Awards (Keith HInkle / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

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.

First Album

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.

First TV Show

He made his first television show appearance on The Wendy Williams Show in 2009.

Jeremih performing in a concert on August 5, 2009
Jeremih performing in a concert on August 5, 2009 (m3_agan / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Jeremih Facts

  1. 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.
  2. While in high school, he was a part of the marching band and Latin jazz band.
  3. His biggest influencers are Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and R. Kelly.
  4. He has expressed interest to work with Alicia Keys, Missy Elliott, and Adele.
  5. In December 2016, during the PartyNextDoor Summer’s Over Tour in Houston, Texas, Jeremih allegedly used a stunt double.
  6. In 2020, he was suffering from a mystery illness which was later diagnosed as coronavirus. He was admitted to the hospital and had to be put on a ventilator in the ICU.
  7. Visit his official website @

Featured Image by Meghan Roberts / Flickr / CC BY-2.0

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