The Weeknd Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Abel Tesfaye

Nick Name

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

Nationality

Canadian

Education

The Weeknd went to Samuel Hearne Middle School, and then, West Hill Collegiate Institute in Toronto.

At 17, he dropped out of high school.

Occupation

Singer, songwriter, record producer, rapper

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

His management company name is not known.

Genre

Alternative R&B, soul

Instruments

Vocals, keyboards

Labels

XO, Republic Records

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

81 kg or 179 pounds

Girlfriend / Spouse

The Weeknd dated –

  1. Alice Ustinova (2012) – The Weeknd has dated makeup artist and stylist, Alice Ustinova until 2012. Alice has also done a photo shoot for Alice in Wonderland.
  2. Bella Hadid (2015-2016) – In April 2015, he started dating American model and Gigi Hadid‘s sister, Bella Hadid. They broke up in November 2016.
  3. Selena Gomez (2017) – In January 2017, The Weeknd started dating American singer Selena Gomez. They dated for 10 months and split in October 2017.
  4. Yovanna Ventura (2017) – On November 10, 2017, model Yovanna Ventura and The Weeknd went on a date in Beverly Hills, California.
Bella Hadid and The Weeknd
Bella Hadid and The Weeknd

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial

He has Ethiopian ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Hairstyle

Measurements

The Weeknd’s body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 42 in or 107 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 14 in or 35.5 cm
  • Waist – 35 in or 89 cm
The Weeknd at Rolling Stone and Google Play Grammy Week Event in February 2015
The Weeknd at Rolling Stone and Google Play Grammy Week Event in February 2015

Shoe Size

His shoe size is not known.

Brand Endorsements

He has appeared in the Apple Music commercial, which was premiered at MTV VMA 2015.

Religion

The Weeknd has not revealed about his religious beliefs publicly.

Best Known For

His songs like “Wicked Games,” “Love Me Harder,” “Earned It,” “Can’t Feel My Face,” “The Hills” and others.

First Album

The Weeknd released his debut album Trilogy in November 2012 via Republic Records. It was not a studio album, but a compilation album, which reached #1 in US Hip Hop albums chart. He was able to sell 558,000 copies of the album in U.S. and was certified as “Platinum” in America.

The Weeknd then released his second album (first studio album) titled Kiss Land on September 10, 2013 by XO and Republic Records. The album charted at #2 in Canada, and U.S. and reached the sales figure of 273,000 in U.S. The standard version of the album contains 10 singles, giving it a total length of over 55 minutes.

First Film

He has not appeared in any of the films.

Personal Trainer

It is not known if he exercises or takes proper diet.

The Weeknd Favorite Things

  • Musician – Emika
  • TV Show – Game Of Thrones (2011-Present)
SourceReddit AMA
The Weeknd performing at the 2014 American Music Awards
The Weeknd performing at the 2014 American Music Awards

The Weeknd Facts

  1. His career started in 2010.
  2. The Weeknd is good friends with Drake.
  3. The Weeknd sites Aaliyah, Cocteau Twins, D’Angelo, Massive Attack, Michael Jackson, Prince, R. Kelly, Swizz Beatz, and The-Dream as his musical influencers.
  4. His parents relocated from Ethiopia to Canada in the 1980s.
  5. Due to his family background, the first language he learned was Amharic. He is able to speak fluent Amharic, which he learned from his grandmother.
  6. He was raised by his grandmother for the most part as his parents were busy working.
  7. He uses the stage name as “The Weeknd” as there was already a Canadian pop rock band, named, the Weekend.
  8. The Weeknd’s crew is called XO. Some believe that XO stands for “hugs and kisses” while others believe that it means “drugs ecstasy and oxycontin.”
  9. While growing up, The Weeknd used to listen to different types of music genres such as soul, hip hop, funk, indie rock, quiet storm, and post-punk.
  10. He left his house one weekend, and never returned back (after dropping out of school at 17), hence, the name “The Weeknd.”
  11. As per Vice, initially, The Weeknd was a group of two people, Jeremy Rose and Abel Tesfaye. They parted ways in 2010 after releasing a couple of tracks, and it was after that, “The Weekend” removed “e” from the name.
  12. In Wiz Khalifa‘s song “Remember You,” The Weeknd was featured as a singer.
  13. Visit his official website @ www.theweeknd.com.
  14. Hear more from The Weeknd on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube VEVO, Instagram, Google+, SoundCloud, and iTunes.

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1 COMMENT

  1. His height is actually around 5’6″, not 5’11”. You could tell this by when he is standing next to other celebrities like Drake, Bella Hadid, Margot Robbie, etc.

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