Kanye West Biography, Age, Family, Height, Marriage, salary, Net Worth, Education, career

Kanye West Biography

Kanye West is a famous American rapper, record producer, singer, songwriter, music video director, film director, and fashion designer. He has released various studio albums such as The Life of Pablo, The College Dropout, Late Registration, My Beautiful Dark, Twisted Fantasy, Graduation, and Yeezus.

Kanye West Birthday and Age

Kanye was born as Kanye Omari West on the 8th of June 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. He is 43 years old, and he celebrates his birthday with his family, friends, and colleagues on the 8th of June every year. His next birthday will be on the 8th of June, 2021, when he turns 44 years old. Additionally, Kanye’s birth sign is Gemini.

Kanye West Family

West was born to both parents in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. He is the son of Ray West [father] and Dr. Donda C. [Williams] West [mother]. His father is the former Black Panther, photojournalist, Christian counselor, and entrepreneur, while his mother is an English professor at a university and was later a manager.

Kanye’s parents divorced when he was three years old, and he later moved with his mother to Chicago, Illinois. However, Kanye’s mother passed on the 10th of November, 2007, and at the age of 58. According to Los Angeles County coroner’s office, she died of coronary artery and multiple post-operative factors from liposuction and mammoplasty. However, details regarding Kanye’s siblings are publicly unavailable; we are keeping tabs, and we shall update this information as soon as it is out.

Kanye West Height and Weight

Kanye is a man of average size who appears to be quite tall in his photos, relative to his surroundings. He has a height of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.76 meters) and a bodyweight of 80kg (176 pounds). West also has dark brown eyes and black hair. However, details regarding his other body measurements are publicly unavailable; we are keeping tabs, and we shall update this information once it is out.

Kanye West Marriage

West is happily married to his beautiful wife, Kim Kardashian, who is a media personality, socialite, model, businesswoman, and actress. The couple got engaged on the 15th of June, 2013, and married on the 24th of May, 2014, in Florence, Italy. On the 5th of August 2014, Kim officially changed her name from Kardashian to West. In January 2021, it was reported that Kim was preparing to sign the divorce papers from Kanye.

Kanye West Ex-Girlfriends

  • Smoke Rainey (1996-2002)
  • Karrine Steffans (2002)
  • Alexis Phifer (2002-2008)
  • Brook Crittenton (2005-2006)
  • Sky Nellor (2006)
  • Adrienne Houghton (2007)
  • Jennifer Mwtcalfe (2008)
  • Sessilee Lopez (2008)
  • Amber Rose (2008-2010)
  • Angela Martin (2009)
  • Selita Ebanks (2010)
  • Melofy Thornton (2010)
  • Dollica Bryan (2010
  • Jenna Shea (2010]
  • Chanel Iman (2010-2011)
  • Kenya Moore
  • Jemma Lucy 92010)
  • Kate Upton (20110)
  • Virginie Maury (2011)
  • Amanda Lepore (2018]-Rumor

Kanye West Favorites

  • Favorite Food: Soul Food
  • Favorite Band: Franz Ferdinand
  • Favorite White Girl: Scarlett Johansson
  • Favorite Color: Not Known
  • Favorite Clothing: Louis Vuitton
  • Favorite Shoes: Louis Vuitton, Nike Air 180s
  • Favorite Artist: Kid Cudi
  • Favorite Rapper: Himself
  • Favorite Album: Bizarre Ride 2 the Pharcyde
  • Favorite Movie: Coming To America (1988)

Kanye West Children

Kanye and Kim are blessed with four children. Their first son, called North ‘Nori’ West, was born in 2013, the second is Saint West, born on the 15th of December, 2015, the third child, Chicago West, was born on the 15th of January, 2019. Their fourth child, Psalm West, was born in May 2019.

Kanye West Wiki/Facts

  • Full Name: Kanye Omari West
  • Popular as: Kanye West
  • Gender: Male
  • Age: 43 years old as of 2020
  • Date of Birth: 8th of June, 1977
  • Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
  • Nationality: American
  • Citizenship: American
  • Race: White
  • Religion: Not known
  • Height: 5 feet and 8 inches
  • Weight: 80kg
  • Body Measurements: Not known
  • Waist Size: Not known
  • Chest Size: Not known
  • Shoe Size: Not known
  • Body Type:  Not known
  • Eye Color:  Light brown
  • Hair Color: Blond
  • Father’s Name: Ray West
  • Mother’s Name: Dr. Donda C. (Williams)
  • Brothers: Not known
  • Sisters: Not known
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse: Kim Kardashian
  • Children: North ‘Nori’ West, Saint West, Chicago West, and Psalm West
  • Education: Chicago State University
  • Profession: Not known
  • Occupation: rapper, record producer, singer, songwriter, music video director, film director, and fashion designer
  • Salary: $170 million as of 2021
  • Net Worth: 1.3 billion as of 2021

Kanye West Education

West attended Polaris High school in Oak Lawn, Illinois, the USA, where he earned his certificate. He later joined the American Academy of Art in Chicago and also attended Chicago State University but did not graduate as he wanted to put the focus on his music career.

Kanye West Career

Kanye started his career working as a producer in the mid-1990s. At 119 years old, he produces eight tracks on Down Earth for a rapper called Grav. Partially, he was also a ghost producer for Deric’ D-Dot’. West was a member of the late 1990’s Chicago rap group called Go-Getters, of which he released World Record Holders in the year 1999. In 1998, he signed to manage the production company, Hip Hop, since 1978.

As a producer, West has produced for famous artists and music groups such as Foxy Brown and Harlem World. West’s popularity came in 2000 when he started producing for artists on Roc-A-Fella Records. Kanye released his first single called Through the Wire on the 30th of September, 2003.  Later on, he released his single called The College Dropout on the 10th of February, 2004, and the single was commercially successful.

Since then, West has released several other albums such as Late Registration, Graduation, 808s & Heartbreak, MBDTF, Yeezus, The Life of Pablo, Kids See Ghosts, and many others. In his music career, Kanye has made collaborations with various artists and produced singles such as The Throne and The BluePrint.

Apart from singing, West also trades in the world of fashion designers. He has collaborated with Addidas Yeezy in February 2015 and released the Addidas Yeezy Sneakers in the opening month of Yeezy. The fashion line also produces shirts, jackets, women’s shoes. Slippers, track pants, and socks.

Kanye West Salary

Kanye is one of the wealthiest singers in the United States of America as he has an estimated salary f $170 million as of 2021.

Kanye West Net Worth

Kanye is one of the wealthiest singers in the United States of America as he has an estimated net worth of 1.3 billion as of 2021. His primary source of income is his career as a singer, songwriter, rapper, producer, and entrepreneur. Through his various sources of income, West accumulates a good net worth but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

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