|Maître Gims Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||May 6, 1986|
Maître Gims is a Congolese singer, rapper, and music composer who shot to fame in 2013 with his maiden studio album Subliminal that sold more than a million copies in France, peaked at number 2 on the national charts and was certified ‘Diamond’ in France and ‘Gold’ in Belgium. His subsequent albums Mon Cœur Avait Raison (2015) and Ceinture Noire (2018) both peaked at number 1 on the French charts and earned ‘Diamond’ certification in the country. Several of his singles have also made it to the ‘Top 10’ of the French charts including J’me Tire (2013), Bella (2013), Est-Ce Que Tu M’aimes? (2015), Sapés Comme Jamais (2015), Caméléon (2017), Mi Gna (2018), and La Même (2018). Maître has also co-founded the record label, MMC (Monstre Marin Corporation), affiliated with Universal Music France. In 2013, he had launched a clothing line branded as Vortex.
Maître Gims, Le Fléau (The Bane), Meugui, Meugiwarano
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
He splits his time between France and Marrakesh, Morocco.
Singer, Rapper, Music Composer
- Father – Djanana Djuna (Vocalist)
- Siblings – Dadju (Younger Brother) (Singer, Rapper), Bedjik Djuna (Younger Brother) (Rapper), Xgangs Djuna (Brother) (Rapper), Darcy Djuna (Brother) (Manga Author), Saty Djelass (Brother) (Author, Composer). He has 9 more siblings.
He is represented by Saïd Boussif, Booking Agent, Indifference Prod, Paris, France.
Hip Hop, Rap
- TF1 Musique
- Play Two
- Wati B
- MMC (Monstre Marin Corporation)
- Sony Music
- Jive Records
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Maître Gims has dated –
- DemDem (2005-Present) – Maître Gims got married to a woman known as DemDem in 2005 while still being married to a French woman living in Morocco. He never filed for divorce from his first wife and was denied French nationality/citizenship in 2018 due to this polygamy. He has fathered 6 children with his 2 wives.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Congolese descent.
- Mildly stocky frame
- Short-cropped hair
- Sports a thick beard
Maître Gims Facts
- Born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Maître Gims grew up almost entirely in France as his parents had immigrated to Paris when he was 2 years old.
- He started his music career when he was in high school itself as he collaborated with the hip hop group Sexion d’Assaut.
- His 2nd studio album Mon Cœur Avait Raison (2015), apart from earning ‘Diamond’ certification in France, had also earned ‘Platinum’ certification in Belgium, Denmark, and Switzerland.
- His 2018 song La Même was the most played track that year in France. The same year, he was also recognized as the most played musical artist on French TV and radio. In global terms, he was the 7th most played artist on the French online music streaming service Deezer.
- Born in a Roman Catholic family, he had later converted to Islam and taken Bilel as his second name.
Featured Image by Maître Gims / Instagram