Kanye West Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Kanye West Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth June 8, 1977
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Spouse Kim Kardashian

Kanye West is an American rapper, record producer, and fashion designer who has released a number of successful studio albums including The Life of PabloThe College DropoutLate RegistrationMy Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyGraduation, and Yeezus. Moreover, he has won at least 21 Grammy Awards, making him one of the most awarded artists of all time, and has been named one of the “100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time” by Rolling Stone. Kanye was also credited as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World” by Time magazine in 2005 and 2015.

Born Name

Kanye Omari West (Kanye is pronounced as con-yay)

Nick Name

Ye, The Louis Vuitton Don, Konman, Yeezy

Kanye West wearing Yeezus during Spring / Summer 2015 Paris Fashion Week
Kanye West wearing Yeezus during Spring / Summer 2015 Paris Fashion Week

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Residence

Hidden Hills, California, U.S.

Nationality

American

Education

Kanye West studied at Polaris High School, Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA. He then attended American Academy of Art, Chicago and also completed 1 year at Chicago State University but dropped out to focus on his music career.

Occupation

Musician, Film Director, Fashion Designer, Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Music Video Director (In 2008, Kanye West and Spike Jonze co-directed the music video for Kanye’s single Flashing Lights), Record Producer

Family

  • Father – Ray West (Former Black Panther, photojournalist, Christian counselor, entrepreneur)
  • Mother – Dr. Donda C. (Williams) West (English Professor at a University, later became Kanye’s manager)

Manager

United Talent Agency

Genre

Hip hop

Instruments

Vocals, keyboards, sampler, percussion, synthesizer, piano

Label

Very GOOD Beats, Roc-A-Fella Records, Def Jam Recordings

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

80 kg or 176 pounds

Girlfriend / Spouse

Kanye West has dated –

  1. Sumeke Rainey (1996-2002)
  2. Karrine Steffans (2002)
  3. Alexis Phifer (2002-2008)
  4. Brooke Crittenton (2005-2006)
  5. Sky Nellor (2006) – Rumor
  6. Adrienne Houghton (2007) – Rumor
  7. Jennifer Metcalfe (2008) – Rumor
  8. Sessilee Lopez (2008) – Rumor
  9. Amber Rose (2008-2010)
  10. Angela Martini (2009)
  11. Selita Ebanks (2010)
  12. Melody Thornton (2010)
  13. Dollicia Bryan (2010)
  14. Jenna Shea (2010)
  15. Chanel Iman (2010-2011)
  16. Jemma Lucy (2011) – Rumor
  17. Kate Upton (2011)
  18. Virginie Maury (2011)
  19. Kim Kardashian (2012-Present) – Kanye West started dating media personality, socialite, model, businesswoman, and actress, Kim Kardashian, in April 2012. They got engaged on October 21, 2013. They had already welcomed their daughter North West on June 15, 2013. Kardashian and West got married on May 24, 2014, in Florence, Italy and Kim legally changed her name from “Kardashian” to “West” on August 5, 2014. The couple then had one son named, Saint West, born on December 5, 2015. Their 3rd child, daughter Chicago West, was born on January 15, 2018. They welcomed their 4th child, a son named Psalm West, in May 2019 who was born via a surrogate mother. The duo’s marriage was described as “a historic blizzard of celebrity” by The New York Times.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Chin shape

Brand Endorsements

Pepsi, Nike (2011), Megaupload (2011)

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

His music albums. As of 2012, he has released 5 solo albums and all of them have gone platinum.

First Album

“The College Dropout” released on February 10, 2004, on Roc-A-Fella Records 

Kanye West at Grammys 2015
Kanye West at Grammys 2015

First Film

“We Were Once a Fairytale” released on June 24, 2009. This is a 14-minute film.

Personal Trainer

Harley Pasternak. He has trained other celebs as well such as Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, etc.

Kanye West Favorite Things

  • Favorite Food – Soul Food
  • Favorite Band – Franz Ferdinand
  • Favorite White GirlScarlett Johansson
  • Favorite Color – Kanye says he doesn’t have any favorite color, but when he will have one, it will not be white
  • Favorite Clothing – Louis Vuitton
  • Favorite Shoes – Louis Vuitton, Nike Air 180s
  • Favorite ArtistKid Cudi
  • Favorite Movie – Coming to America (1988)
  • Favorite Rapper – He himself is his favorite rapper (He once had given a speech at Grammy Award Function)
  • Favorite Album of All Time – Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde

Source – A Video

Kanye West Facts

  1. Kanye West has also started the Kanye West Foundation in 2003 in Chicago, USA, which helps Latino and African American children continue education and pursue music in school.
  2. Kanye West has a metal plate on his chin due to a car accident. He was driving home from the studio and fall asleep while driving and as a result, he crashed into another car.
  3. His debut album “College Dropout” sold 400,000 copies in its first week. Though, all his five solo albums till 2012 have grossed good money and were declared platinum.
  4. As of 2020, Kanye West has received 21 Grammy awards, making him the most awarded artist of all time.
  5. He strongly dislikes President George Walker Bush as he doesn’t care about black people.
  6. G.O.O.D. Music is the American record label founded by Kanye West.
  7. Kanye West is the only child.
  8. He has been listed no. 3 on the Billboard’s list of Top 10 Producers of the decade.
  9. Kanye broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr. Donda West as he was trying to sing the verses of “Hey Mama”.
  10. During his interview with David Letterman in 2019, Kanye revealed that he suffers from bipolar disorder.
  11. He announced his 2020 presidential election campaign on July 4, 2020, via Twitter.
  12. He was ranked at number #2 on Forbes‘ “Highest-Paid Celebrities” list for 2020 while Kylie Jenner topped the list.
  13. In September 2020, his Twitter account was suspended for 12 hours when he tweeted a journalist’s personal phone number.
  14. Kanye West quotations
    • “Nothing in life is promised except death”
    • “I don’t know what is better – getting laid or getting paid”
  15. Visit his official website @ www.kanyewest.com.
  16. Connect with Kanye on YouTube VEVO, and MySpace. Kanye deleted his Twitter and Instagram accounts in May 2017. He later joined Twitter again.

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    • Surrogate is used for a person (a female) who gives birth to a baby by becoming pregnant for another woman who is going to be the mother of the newborn child. This is also supported by legal documentation.

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