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Rapper Wale Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Rapper Wale Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 84 kg
Date of Birth September 21, 1984
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color
Dark Brown

Born Name

Olubowale Victor Akintimehin

Nick Name

Wale Folarin, Wale (Pronounced as Waw-lay)

Wale Folarin at the Events DC Presents Wale: A Concert About Nothing in April 2015
Wale Folarin at the Events DC Presents Wale: A Concert About Nothing in April 2015

Sun Sign


Born Place

Northwest, Washington DC, United States




Wale was enrolled at the Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg.

He then got admission at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh on a football scholarship. On another football scholarship, He moved to Virginia State University.

After that, he shifted to Bowie State University in Prince George’s County. But, he dropped out due to academic reasons.




  • Father – Was a cab driver.
  • Mother – Used to work as a nurse.
  • Siblings – Alvin Akintimehin (Brother)
  • Others – Gbenga Akinnagbe (Cousin) (Actor, Producer)


Wale is represented by

  • Coda Agency – International
  • Paradigm Agency – U.S.


Hip hop




Maybach Music, Atlantic, Every Blue Moon, Allido, Interscope Records, Warner Bros.




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm (Approx)


84 kg or 185 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Wale has dated –

  1. Solange Knowles (2009-2010)
  2. Chloe Alexis (2011-Present) – Wale started his on and off relationship with model Chloe Alexis in 2011. Some sources suggest that they may have started going out about two years earlier than 2011 after having grown close while working on the music album of his song, Dairy. In a 2015 interview, he talked about Chloe’s pregnancy and subsequent miscarriage. This episode left him depressed and caused problems between them. In May 2016, Chloe was reportedly found pregnant once again.
  3. Amelia Knox (2014) – Wale had an affair with model and vixen Amelia Knox. The fact that she was in a relationship with Darnell Dockett and he was involved with Chloe ensured that this affair got a lot of negative publicity.
  4. Serayah (2015) – Wale hooked up with actress and singer Serayah in 2015. The news was leaked by the media in October 2015, but that they had been seeing each other for quite some time.

Wale at the DIESEL's Madison Avenue flagship in February 2016
Wale at the DIESEL’s Madison Avenue flagship in February 2016

Race / Ethnicity


He has Yoruba ancestry, which is an ethnic group from South Western Nigeria.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Dreadlocks hairstyle
  • French goatee
  • Various tattoos

Wale at the Wrkng Title Fall 2014 press event
Wale at the Wrkng Title Fall 2014 press event

Brand Endorsements

Wale Folarin appeared in a Pepsi commercial in 2014 alongside Jhené Aiko and Juicy J.

Best Known For

  • The commercial success of his third studio album, The Gifted, which reached #1 on Billboard 200.
  • The critical acclaim garnered by his album, The Album About Nothing.

First Album

In November 2009, he released his debut studio album, Attention Deficit. It reached #2 on “Top Rap Albums” list in the U.S.

First TV Show

In 2005, Wale was seen as himself in the documentary series In the Lab.

Wale Folarin Favorite Things

  • Karaoke Songs – Careless Whisper and Faith by George Michael
  • Washington Restaurant – Oohs & Ahhs Soul Food Restaurant
  • Nike Foamposite Sneakers – Foam Pro, Black-on-black Foamposite Max, Coppers, OG Penny Foam Pro 1, Total Air Foamposite Max Silver
  • NFL Team – Washington Redskins

SourceComplex, Wikipedia

Wale Folarin at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards
Wale Folarin at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards

Wale Folarin Facts

  1. In 2015, he collaborated with ASICS and Philadelphia retailer, Ruvilla to launch a product named “Bottle Rocket” Asics Gel Lyte III.
  2. He seriously started thinking about his music career after he got kicked off of the Virginia State University football team.
  3. In his struggling days, he took several odd jobs at various retail stores such as Sprint, Up Against the Wall, and Downtown Locker Room.
  4. He was also on Instagram but deleted the account in August 2017.

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