Perfume Genius Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Perfume Genius Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 71 kg
Date of Birth September 25, 1981
Zodiac Sign Libra
Boyfriend Alan Wyffels

Perfume Genius is an American singer who is best known for his distinct style of music that explores personal topics such as s*xuality, domestic abuse, his struggle with Crohn’s disease, and discrimination faced by gay men. He has published the solo studio albums Learning (2010), Put Your Back N 2 It (2012), Too Bright (2014), No Shape (2017), and Set My Heart on Fire Immediately (2020); and the EP titled Reshaped (2018). His 4th album titled No Shape (2017) and his 2014 single called Queen were both featured in Pitchfork magazine’s respective decade-end lists for the 2010s.

Born Name

Michael Alden Hadreas

Nick Name

Perfume Genius

Perfume Genius in an Instagram selfie from July 2016
Perfume Genius in an Instagram selfie from July 2016 (Perfume Genius / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, United States

Residence

Seattle, King County, Washington, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Perfume Genius had dropped out of high school during his senior year.

Occupation

Singer

Perfume Genius as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2020
Perfume Genius as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2020 (Perfume Genius / Instagram)

Family

  • His mother was a special education teacher who later worked as the assistant principal at a middle school.

Manager

He is represented by –

  • Bryan Ling, General Manager, New Community Management, West Hollywood, California, United States
  • Trey Many, Booking Agent (North America), Paradigm Talent Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Adele Slater, Booking Agent (Rest of the World), Coda Agency, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Meghan Helsel, PR Agent (United States), Grandstand Media, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Noam Klar, PR Agent (United Kingdom), Matador Records, London, England, United Kingdom

Genre

Indie Pop, Chamber Pop, Folk, Contemporary Folk, Indie Rock, Art Pop, Baroque Pop, Adult Alternative

Instruments

Vocals, Piano

Labels

  • Matador Records
  • Turnstile Records
  • Organ Records

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

71 kg or 156.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Perfume Genius has dated –

  1. Alan Wyffels (2009–Present)
Perfume Genius and Alan Wyffels, as seen in February 2020
Perfume Genius and Alan Wyffels, as seen in February 2020 (Perfume Genius / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Caucasian

He is of Greek descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Short-cropped, wavy hair
  • Clean-shaven look
  • Affable smile
Perfume Genius in an Instagram selfie from October 2019
Perfume Genius in an Instagram selfie from October 2019 (Perfume Genius / Instagram)

Perfume Genius Facts

  1. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Perfume Genius had moved to Seattle, Washington with his family at the age of 6. His parents had got divorced when he was a teenager and he used to live with his mother after that.
  2. He was interested in music and arts from a very young age. He had studied painting at school and had also taken piano lessons.
  3. Perfume Genius was an openly gay student at his school and he would often get bullied as a result. He was even sent death threats by some of his schoolmates but unfortunately, his complaints were always ignored by the school’s administration. He eventually dropped out of high school due to the stress.
  4. A couple of years after this, he was attacked by a group of men in his locality. Fed up with the constant abuse, he left Seattle and moved to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. There, he worked for some time as a doorman at a local club.
  5. Perfume Genius decided to return to Seattle in 2005 and pursue a career in music. He began getting recognition in 2008 when he started sharing his music on the Myspace social networking site under the pseudonym Perfume Genius. He was soon signed up by Matador Records and released his first studio album titled Learning in 2010. Most of the tracks on the album were recorded in his name.

Featured Image by Perfume Genius / Instagram

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