Jeremih Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jeremih Quick Info
Height6 ft 2 in
Weight86 kg
Date of BirthJuly 17, 1987
Zodiac SignCancer
Eye ColorDark Brown

Jeremih is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer who has gained acclaim with his popular discography that includes albums, tracks, mixtapes, and extended plays like Birthday S*xAll About YouJeremih, MihTy (with Ty Dolla Sign), N.O.M.A. (Not On My Album), Merry Christmas Lil’ Mama (with Chance the Rapper), The Chocolate BoxImma Star (Everywhere We Are), Tonight Belongs to U! (featuring Flo Rida), I Think of You (featuring Chris Brown and Big Sean), Oui, Don’t Tell ‘Em (featuring YG), and Down on Me (featuring 50 Cent). His eponymous debut album was a success and peaked on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and was certified ‘Gold’ by United States (RIAA).

Born Name

Jeremy Phillip Felton

Nick Name

Jeremih

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

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

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.

Occupation

Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

Family

  • Siblings – He is the only child.

Manager

Jeremih is managed by United Talent Agency.

Genre

Hip-hop, Pop, R&B

Instruments

Vocals, Piano, Percussion, Bass Guitar, Saxophone

Labels

Def Jam, Mick Schultz

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

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. Kat Stacks – It is RUMORed that he had a fling with a Venezuelan personality named Kat Stacks in the past.
  2. 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

Black

He has African-American ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Diamond stud earrings
  • Thin mustache

Brand Endorsements

Jeremih 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 self-titled 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. On September 28, 2010, he released his 2nd studio album, All About You, via Def Jam Recordings and it included songs like Down on MeBroken DownLove Don’t Change, and Take Off. It was ranked at number #8 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at number #27 on the US Billboard 200 chart while being certified ‘Gold’ by United States (RIAA).
  5. He has expressed interest to work with Alicia Keys, Missy Elliott, and Adele.
  6. His 3rd studio album, Late Nights, came out on December 4, 2015, and was ranked at number #41 in Pitchfork‘s list of “The 50 Best Albums of 2015”.
  7. In December 2016, during the PartyNextDoor Summer’s Over Tour in Houston, Texas, Jeremih allegedly used a stunt double.
  8. 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. However, he was later transferred from intensive care to the general hospital to make a full recovery. In December 2020, Chance the Rapper revealed on his Twitter that Jeremih’s condition had improved, and he was scheduled to be released from the hospital on December 4, 2020.

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

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