Ol’ Dirty Bastard Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Ol’ Dirty Bastard Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth November 15, 1968
Hair Color Scorpio
Eye Color Dark Brown

Ol’ Dirty Bastard was an American rapper, producer, and actor who shot to fame with his music finesse and also formed the hip hop group, Wu-Tang Clan, along with other musicians. He released several albums which included the likes of Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty VersionNigga Please, and The Trials and Tribulations of Russell Jones and was also nominated for a Grammy in 1996, 1998, and 1999.

Born Name

Russell Tyrone Jones

Nick Name

Ol’ Dirty Bastard, O.D.B., Rusty, Dirt McGirt, Osirus, Ason Unique, Big Baby Jesus, Ol’ Dirty

Ol' Dirty Bastard as seen while posing for the camera
Ol’ Dirty Bastard as seen while posing for the camera (Ol’ Dirty Bastard / Instagram)

Age

He was born on November 15, 1968.

Died

Ol’ Dirty Bastard passed away at the age of 35 on November 13, 2004, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States due to drug overdose.

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Fort Greene, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

Residence

He lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Rapper, Producer, Actor

Family

  • Father – William R. Jones
  • Mother – Cherry Jones
  • Siblings – Ramsey Jones (Brother). Ol’ Dirty Bastard had 4 other siblings too.
  • OthersRobert Diggs (Cousin) (Rapper, Record Producer, Musician, Actor, Director), Gary Grice (Cousin) (Rapper, Songwriter)

Manager

Ol’ Dirty Bastard was managed by Jarred Weisfeld.

Ol' Dirty Bastard as seen while posing for a picture along with Queen Latifah
Ol’ Dirty Bastard as seen while posing for a picture along with Queen Latifah (Ol’ Dirty Bastard / Instagram)

Genre

Hip Hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Loud/RCA Records, Elektra Records, Roc-A-Fella Records

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ol’ Dirty Bastard had dated –

  1. Icelene Jones (1991-2004) – The duo had 3 children together.
  2. Foxy Brown
  3. Karrine Steffans (2001)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Ol' Dirty Bastard as seen while looking at the camera
Ol’ Dirty Bastard as seen while looking at the camera (Ol’ Dirty Bastard / Instagram)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Extremely bold rapping style
  • Outrageously profane rhymes
Ol' Dirty Bastard as seen while posing for a picture
Ol’ Dirty Bastard as seen while posing for a picture (Ol’ Dirty Bastard / Instagram)

Ol’ Dirty Bastard Facts

  1. He was one of the members who formed the hip hop group, Wu-Tang Clan, which also included artists like RZA, GZA, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Ghostface Killah, Method Man, Raekwon, Masta Killa, and Cappadonna.
  2. As a solo artist, Ol’ Dirty Bastard released his debut studio album, Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version, on March 28, 1995, via Elektra Records and it included songs like Shimmy Shimmy YaBrooklyn Zoo, Hippa to da HoppaThe Stomp, and Proteck Ya Neck II The Zoo. The album also featured artists such as Raekwon, Killah Priest, Brooklyn Zu, Prodigal Sunn, 60 Second Assassin, RZA, Masta Killa, and Ghostface Killah.
  3. The album titled Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version was certified ‘Gold’ by United States (RIAA) as well as it was nominated for a Grammy in the “Best Rap Album” category in 1996.
  4. His 2nd studio album, Nigga Please, was released on September 14, 1999, via Elektra Records and was certified ‘Gold’ by United States (RIAA).
  5. Ol’ Dirty Bastard was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2003.
  6. During his final years, he turned very eccentric and music writer Steve Huey said, “it was difficult for observers to tell whether Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s wildly erratic behavior was the result of serious drug problems or genuine mental instability.”
  7. He died just 2 days before his 36th birthday.
  8. During his lifetime, Ol’ Dirty Bastard was involved in a lot many legal issues such as his inability to pay child support for 3 of his children, attempting an assault on his wife, shoplifting a pair of $50 shoes from a store, alleged connections to 3 murders, and many others.

Featured Image by Ol’ Dirty Bastard / Instagram

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