Sticky Fingaz Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Sticky Fingaz Quick Info
Height5 ft 9½ in
Weight77 kg
Date of BirthNovember 3, 1973
Zodiac SignScorpio
GirlfriendUnknown

Sticky Fingaz is an American rapper, record producer, film writer and editor, actor, and television director. He is well known for being a member of Onyx, a rap group which includes other male rappers including his cousin, Fredro Starr. He joined the group so he could sign to JMJ Records. The owner of JMJ Records only agreed to sign Sticky Fingaz as long as he agreed to be a member of the Onyx group. While in the group, he became quite popular for having strong energy and a unique hoarse voice. Eventually, he became the leader of the group and released few albums with them before going on to begin on his own.

Sticky Fingaz is also well known for his roles on television, most particularly for his lead role as Blade in Blade, a television series where he was the hybrid human and vampire hunter. He made his acting debut in 1993 by playing a role in the movie Strapped. He made other theatrical film appearances and even had feature film credits. His role as Tyrone in the movie Next Friday also made him very popular. He didn’t make his television debut till 1995 when he played in New York Undercover and Nash Bridges. He has also written, produced, and directed movies. The two movies he has directed, Caught On Tape, and A Day in the Life are in the rap opera genre and they were done through his production company, Major Independents and released by Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Born Name

Kirk Jones

Nick Name

Sticky Fingaz, Trop

Sticky Fingaz at the 79th Annual Academy Awards Children Uniting Nations Billboard Afterparty
Sticky Fingaz at the 79th Annual Academy Awards Children Uniting Nations Billboard Afterparty (John B. Mueller / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.5)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Sticky Fingaz attended High School of Art and Design in Manhattan, New York, United States.

Occupation

Rapper, Record producer, Director, Film editor, Writer

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – He had a brother who passed away in 2007.
  • OthersFredro Starr (Cousin) (Rapper, Actor, Author)

Manager

Sticky Fingaz is represented by –

  • Pantheon Talent Group, Llc (Talent Agency), Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Endorse Management Group (Talent Management Company), Los Angeles, California, United States

Genre

Hardcore Hip-Hop, Gangsta Rap, East Coast Hip-Hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • JMJ Records
  • Def Jam Recordings
  • Universal Records
  • D3 Entertainment
  • Major Independents

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9½ in or 176.5 cm

Weight

77 kg or 170 lbs

Sticky Fingaz in an Instagram Selfie in February 2018
Sticky Fingaz in an Instagram Selfie in February 2018 (Sticky Fingaz / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

There is not much information about his dating history.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He is of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Bald

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Bald head
  • Keeps mustache and goatee
  • Has a scar above his nose bridge
Sticky Fingaz with Duke Montana in June 2012
Sticky Fingaz with Duke Montana in June 2012 (Truceklanclick / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Best Known For

  • Playing the role of Blade in the TV series Blade in 2006
  • Being a member of the group Oynx that released their debut album called Bacdafucup in 1993 that later went multi-platinum

First Album

In 2001, Sticky Fingaz released his first solo album, Black Trash: The Autobiography of Kirk Jones. The album talked about the life of Kirk Jones as a story from being released from prison till he died. The story was fictionalized.

First Film

Sticky Fingaz made his first theatrical film appearance as Scientific in the movie Clockers in 1995.

First TV Show

Sticky Fingaz made his first TV show appearance as Himself in Soul Train in 1993.

A Still of Sticky Fingaz Performing in September 2015
A Still of Sticky Fingaz Performing in September 2015 (Sticky Fingaz / Instagram)

Sticky Fingaz Facts

  1. He is well known for his very angry rap tone and flow.
  2. Sticky Fingaz is very close to his cousin, Fredro Starr. He went to live with him in South Jamaica, Queens when he was 16 years old. They both became members of the rap group, Onyx and once appeared in the same movie, Clockers in 1995.
  3. He joined the group, Oynx in 1992 and released up to 3 very popular albums with them before going on to start his own career. Whenever he is not acting, he still goes over to the group and sings with them, hoping to produce an album that is better received than the ones they’ve done previously.
  4. Sticky Fingaz is a good friend of Method Man, and they both appeared in the 2000 movie Boricua’s Bond.
  5. Most of the time, he’s usually working with Omar Epps, Method Man, Michelle Phillips, Redman, and Fredro Starr.
  6. Sticky Fingaz was once a member of a street gang when he was young. They were known as “Lo-Lifes”. He got his name “Sticky Fingaz” because he and his friends usually engaged in petty theft.
  7. When he was a child, Sticky Fingaz wanted to be a disc jockey (DJ).
  8. His mother sent him to a school for art and design, hoping he would begin to develop his natural talent for drawing. Apparently, his life didn’t head in that direction.
  9. In 2001, Sticky Fingaz finally started his solo career and released his solo debut album. The album which talked about a fictional life of himself after being released from prison till death was a critical success, but it was expected to have done better because the album featured other popular artists such as Eminem, Redman, Canibus, and Raekwon.
  10. His cousin, Fredro Starr featured on his second album Decade: “…but wait it gets worse” in 2003. The album didn’t do as good as his debut album and wasn’t liked by critics.
  11. In the 1994 Soul Train Music Awards, the album Bacdafucup which was released by Onyx was nominated and won the “Best Rap Album” award. The album was also nominated for the American Music Awards of 1994 in the “Rap/Hip Hop New Artist” category but never won it.
  12. Sticky Fingaz has a film production company known as Major Independents.
  13. Fingaz has also given his voice in a video game titled Def Jam: Fight for NY. He was one of the antagonists in the game. He appeared in the sequel of the game Def Jam: Icon, as ‘Wink’.
  14. The movie It’s about T.I.M.E. was released through Fingaz’s production company. His roles in the movie were quite a lot. In addition to playing a role, he was the cinematographer, director, and producer of the movie.
  15. Visit his official website @ www.stickyfingaz.com.
  16. Follow Sticky Fingaz on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Featured Image by Truceklanclick / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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