Thundercat Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Thundercat Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight78 kg
Date of BirthOctober 19, 1984
Zodiac SignLibra
Eye ColorDark Brown

Thundercat is an American musician, bassist, singer, and songwriter who rose to fame for his contribution to the crossover thrash band Suicidal Tendencies. Since then, he has released several well-known albums including The Golden Age of Apocalypse (2011), Apocalypse (2013), Drunk (2017), and It Is What It Is (2020).

Born Name

Stephen Lee Bruner

Nick Name

Thundercat

Thundercat as seen in a selfie that was taken in Shibuya, Tokyo, in September 2019
Thundercat as seen in a selfie that was taken in Shibuya, Tokyo, in September 2019 (Thundercat / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Thundercat studied at Locke High School in Watts.

Occupation

Musician, Bassist, Singer, Songwriter

Family

  • Father – Ronald Bruner, Sr.
  • Mother – Pam Bruner
  • Siblings – Ronald Bruner Jr. (Older Brother) (Drummer, Composer, Producer), Jameel Bruner (Brother)

Manager

Thundercat is represented by Really Happening Management and Paradigm Talent Agency.

Genre

Funk, R&B, Soul, Electronica, Acid Jazz, Psychedelia, Crossover Thrash

Instruments

Bass Guitar, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Drums

Labels

Brainfeeder

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Note: Though not much is known about his personal life, he has a daughter named Sanaa.

Thundercat as seen in a picture that was taken at the Sydney City Limits 2018, February 24
Thundercat as seen in a picture that was taken at the Sydney City Limits 2018, February 24 (Bruce Baker / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He sports a stubble beard and braided hairstyle
  • Thundercat has several tattoos inked across both of his arms

Brand Endorsements

Through his social media, Thundercat has either endorsed or promoted various brands including Beats by Dre.

Religion

Christianity

Thundercat as seen in a picture that was taken in January 2021
Thundercat as seen in a picture that was taken in January 2021 (Thundercat / Instagram)

Thundercat Facts

  1. Music came to him naturally as he was raised in a family of musicians.
  2. He started learning to play the bass at an early age.
  3. One of the earliest bands that he joined was the boy band No Curfew. It was with them that he released his first minor hit. He was only 15 years old at the time. The following year, Thundercat joined his older brother to become a part of the punk band called Suicidal Tendencies to replace former bass player Josh Paul.
  4. Aside from his contribution to his band, he is also a session musician. Some of his most prominent work as a session musician was with singer Erykah Badu‘s New Amerykah (2008) and Flying Lotus‘ Cosmogramma (2010).
  5. On August 29, 2011, Thundercat released his debut studio album titled The Golden Age of Apocalypse. It consisted of a total of 13 tracks in all that were Hooooooo, Daylight, Fleer Ultra, Is It Love?, For Love I Come (George Duke cover), It Really Doesn’t Matter to You, Jamboree, Boat Cruise, Seasons, Goldenboy, Walkin, Mystery Machine (The Golden Age of Apocalypse), and Return to the Journey.
  6. After the release of his debut album in 2011, Thundercat came out with 3 other albums including Apocalypse (2013), Drunk (2017), and It Is What It Is (2020). All 3 of which had major success.
  7. In the year 2016, Thundercat won a Grammy Award for “Best Melodic Rap Performance” for his single These Walls.

Featured Image By Thundercat / Instagram

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