Lupe Fiasco Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Wasalu Muhammad Jaco

Nick Name

Lupe Fiasco, Lu (Nickname was given by his mother)

Lupe Fiasco visits at SiriusXM Studios on January 22, 2015 in New York City
Lupe Fiasco visits SiriusXM Studios on January 22, 2015 in New York City

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Fiasco attended Thornton Township High School.

Occupation

Rapper, producer, songwriter

Family

  • Father – Gregory Jaco (Operating plant engineer, karate teacher, drummer)
  • Mother – Shirley Jaco (Gourmet Chef)
  • Siblings – Fiasco has total of 9 siblings, 4 brothers and 5 sisters

He is the fifth child, out of nine.

Manager

Lupe is signed with William Morris Agency NY.

Labels

  • Atlantic
  • 1st and 15th Entertainment

Instruments

Vocals, keyboards

Genres

Hip hop

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

163 lbs or 74 kg

Girlfriend

Lu dated –

  • Dani Evans (2013 – Present) – In 2013, Fiasco started dating the American model Dani Evans. The couple is still together.
Rapper Lupe Fiasco attends Hollywood Unites for the 4th Biennial Stand Up for Cancer (SU2C), a Program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EFI) at the Dolby Theatre on September 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California
Rapper Lupe Fiasco attends Hollywood Unites for the 4th Biennial Stand Up for Cancer (SU2C), a Program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EFI) at the Dolby Theatre on September 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial

He is of West-African descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Sometimes wears headscarves and sunglasses

Measurements

Lupe Fiasco’s body measurements may be –

  • Chest – 38 in or 96.5 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 14 in or 35.5 cm
  • Waist – 33 in or 84 cm

Shoe Size

Unknown

Brand Endorsements

Lupe has signed an endorsement contract with DGK Skateboards and Reebok (January 2006).

He has also appeared in lot many commercials.

Religion

Muslim

Best Known For

Fiasco is best known for his album Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor and for being a part of the rock band Japanese Cartoon. Lupe is also known for being an executive director of 1st and 15th Entertainment.

First Album

Lupe’s first album was released by the name Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor on September 19, 2006 via 1st & 15th Entertainment and Atlantic Records.

Lupe Fiasco's debut music album cover
Lupe Fiasco’s debut music album cover

The album contained 16 tracks with a total running time of 72 minutes and 14 seconds. It achieved the sale target of 575,000 copies in the US.

First Film

Lupe has not appeared in any of the movies yet other than couple of TV movies and TV specials.

First TV Show

Lupe first showed up in the TV series My Shot With (2006) as himself in the episode titled “The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival.”

Personal Trainer

Lupe Fiasco is not a big fan of exercising.

Lupe Fiasco Favorite Things

  • Restaurant in Los Angeles – Sushi O (Sushi Restaurant)
  • Favorite Movies –  Akira (1988) (Japanese Anime)
  • Favorite Cities To Tour In – Chicago, New Orleans
  • Breakfast Food – Meals served in Bills, a restaurant in Sydney, Australia
  • Movie Directors – Steve McQueen, Frederick Wiseman, Steven Kenny
  • Clarinet Player – Benny Goodman
Source – Hot New Hip HopWikipedia
Lupe Fiasco giving an interview at Tavis Smiley in February 2015 promoting Tetsuo & Youth
Lupe Fiasco giving an interview at Tavis Smiley in February 2015 promoting Tetsuo & Youth

Lupe Fiasco Facts

  1. At a young age, Lupe started recording songs in his father’s basement.
  2. At first, Fiasco disliked the hip hop style of music describing it as vulgar and listened to just Jazz music.
  3. Lupe’s parents divorced when he was 5 and he went to live with his mother.
  4. When he was in sixth grade, he moved on to live with his father in Harvey, Illinois. His father taught Fiasco to use guns, so he could protect himself from drug dealers.
  5. He once was a member of the group Da Pak.
  6. In his early career, Fiasco appeared by the names Little Lu and Lu tha Underdog.
  7. Lupe met Jay-Z who helped him to sign his first deal with Atlantic Records.
  8. Fiasco owns two clothing lines named Trilly & Truly and Righteous Kung-Fu. Lupe has also created sneakers for Reebok.
  9. In 2010, Lupe recorded a single for the victims of the Haiti’s earthquake.
  10. Fiasco has been influenced by Nas, Common, Jay-Z, De La Soul, N.W.A, Mos Def, Gang Starr, A Tribe Called Quest and Pharrell Williams.
  11. Lupe has stated that he believes that one day Islam will take over the world.
  12. In January 2015, he released the album Tetsuo & Youth.
  13. You can always follow Fiasco on his Instagram, Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, Twitter. You can also visit his official website lupefiasco.com.

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