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Kendrick Lamar Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Kendrick Lamar Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 66 kg
Date of Birth June 17, 1987
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color
Dark Brown

Kendrick Lamar is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer who is regarded as one of the most influential rappers of his generation. He has released many albums and songs like To Pimp a ButterflyDamnSection.80Backseat FreestyleThe Blacker the BerryKing Kunta, These Walls (ft. Bilal, Anna Wise, and Thundercat), Loyalty (featuring Rihanna), Pray for Me (with The Weeknd), Untitled 07 | levitate, and Good Kid, M.A.A.D City. In addition to that, he has also been a member of the hip-hop supergroup Black Hippy. Lamar has received many accolades including 13 Grammy Awards, 2 American Music Awards, 6 Billboard Music Awards, a Brit Award, 11 MTV Video Music Awards, a Pulitzer Prize, and an Academy Award nomination. Additionally, in 2012, MTV named him the Hottest MC in the Game on their annual list and he received the California State Senate’s Generational Icon Award in 2015.

Born Name

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth

Nick Name

K-Dot, Kung-fu Kenny, King Kendrick, King Kunta, K-Dizzle, Kendrick Llama, K. Montana

Kendrick Lamar in recording studio.
Kendrick Lamar in the recording studio

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Compton, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

He was a straight-A student at Centennial High School in Compton. He also attended McNair Elementary and Vanguard Learning Center in the Compton Unified School District.

Occupation

Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

Family

  • Father – Kenny Duckworth
  • Mother – Paula Oliver
  • Siblings – He has 5 siblings including a younger brother.
  • Others – Nick Young (Cousin) (Professional Basketball Player), Baby Keem (Cousin) (Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer)

Manager

Kendrick Lamar’s career has been managed by –

  • Dave Free of TDE
  • Zach Iser of ICM Partners, Talent and Literary Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States

Genre

Hip hop, rap, progressive rap, jazz rap

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Top Dawg Entertainment, Aftermath (Dr. Dre’s label), Interscope Records

Net Worth

His net worth had been $75 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 pounds

Girlfriend / Spouse

Kendrick Lamar has dated –

  1. Lira Galore – He had an encounter with glamor model Lira Galore in the past.
  2. Whitney Alford – Kendrick has been in a relationship with his high school girlfriend Whitney Alford, a beautician. The couple was seen at Grammy’s 2014 and they got engaged in April 2015. They welcomed a daughter in July 2019. In May 2022, Kendrick seemingly revealed that he and Whitney had welcomed their 2nd child together after he unveiled the cover for his album Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers, where she was seen holding a newborn baby.
Kendrick Lamar at BET 2013 Hip-Hop Awards.
Kendrick Lamar at BET 2013 Hip-Hop Awards.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Kendrick Lamar is of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Unique music style. Lamar says that his music can’t be categorized; it’s human music.
  • Gapped tooth (There’s a little gap in the front teeth)
Kendrick Lamar attends the 56th Grammy Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014.
Kendrick Lamar attends the 56th Grammy Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014.

Brand Endorsements

He partnered with sportswear brand Reebok in December 2014.

Religion

Evangelical

In an interview with Complex in 2014, he said, “I got a greater purpose, God put something in my heart to get across and that’s what I’m going to focus on, using my voice as an instrument and doing what needs to be done.”

Best Known For

His songs and second album “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City” was released on October 22, 2012, in the U.S.

First Album

Kendrick released his debut album Section.80 on July 2, 2011, via Top Dawg Entertainment. It was released exclusively through iTunes Store.

It charted at #113 on US Billboard 200, #21 in US R&B Albums, and #13 in US Rap Albums.

Lamar was able to sell 130,000 copies of the album in the United States.

It consisted of 16 singles including the lead single from the album “HiiiPoWeR.” It got a positive response from the music critics, mostly 4 out of 5 stars.

First TV Show

He had various guest appearances in television shows like RapFix Live (2011), Vevo’s Stylized (2012), etc.

Kendrick Lamar Favorite Things

SourceWikipedia, Complex

Kendrick Lamar during 2014 iHeart Radio Music Awards.
Kendrick Lamar during the 2014 iHeart Radio Music Awards.

Kendrick Lamar Facts

  1. In 2013, he appeared in the music video of Eminem‘s Berzerk, and The Lonely Island’s Yolo.
  2. He signed with the indie record label “Top Dawg Entertainment” in 2004.
  3. At the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards, he won five awards, including “Album of the Year” and “Lyricist of the Year.”
  4. He is also a member of the West Coast hip-hop supergroup, Black Hippy. The other members of Black Hippy are rappers Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, and Jay Rock.
  5. He got 7 Grammy nominations at Grammy Awards 2014 including “Best New Artist,” “Album of the Year,” etc.
  6. He was named the No. 1 “Hottest MC in the Game” by MTV in 2013.
  7. Rapper Tupac Shakur has had the biggest impact on Lamar’s music career and daily lifestyle.
  8. He is a fan of Lady Gaga. They have also worked together in the past.
  9. He was named by his mom in honor of singer Eddie Kendricks.
  10. Kendrick appeared in a short documentary film “Lennon or McCartney” (2014) and “The Hip-Hop Fellow” (2014).
  11. He started his professional singing career in 2003 but gained recognition after releasing his fourth mixtape “Overly Dedicated” in 2010.
  12. In May 2022, Kendrick released his new album titled Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers.
  13. In May 2022, Kendrick released the music video of his new song titled The Heart Part 5.
  14. Visit his official website @ www.kendricklamar.com.

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