One of the most well-known DJ’s and Record Producers in the world, Thomas Wesley Pentz Jr. is better recognized by his stage name, Diplo. He gained initial recognition as a DJ and in 2004 caught the attention of English singer M.I.A. who is credited for bringing him into the limelight. From his first collaboration with M.I.A., Diplo has gone on to work on production and mixtape projects with several top artists of the industry, such as Madonna, Chris Brown, Shakira, Usher, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, and Beyonce etc. Along with this, Diplo is own the record company Mad Decent, co-created electronic dancehall music trio Major Lazer and also a part of duo Jack Ü. As far as his private life is concerned, he has two sons with ex-girlfriend, Kathryn Lockhart.
Diplo Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Thomas Wesley Pentz
- Nicknames: Diplo
- Date of Birth: November 10, 1978
- Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, U.S.
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: DJ, Record Producer
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Light Brown
Diplo Height Weight Age Body Measurements Stats Facts
Diplo Family Details:
- Father: Thomas Pentz
- Mother: Barbara Jean
- Siblings: Unknown
- Spouse Name: Unmarried
- Children Name: None
Diplo Relationships History:
- Maya Arulpragasam – Rapper (2003-2008)
- Kathryn Lockhart (2009-2014)
- Katy Perry – Singer (2014-2015)
Diplo Career Highlights:
- Debut Album: Florida (2004)
- Debut Album with Major Lazer: Guns Don’t Kill People… Lazers Do
- First Film: Favela on Blast (2008)
- First TV Show: Ridiculousness (2016)
Diplo Distinctive Features:
- Blue Eyes
- Short Hair
Diplo Body Measurements:
Complete DJ Diplo height, weight, shoe, chest, waist and biceps size details are listed below.
- Height in Feet: 5’ 10”
- Height in Centimeters: 178 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 87 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 192 pounds
- Chest Size: 40 inches
- Waist Size: 34 inches
- Arms/ Biceps Size: 14 inches
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 10.5 (US)
Diplo Interesting Facts:
- He is a huge cricket and football fan.
- Singer Lorde considers him as her elder brother.
- Diplo is a huge fan of Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones TV series.
- His musical influences include DJ Shadow, Pete Rock, Timbaland and Jay Swift.
- His stage name is derived from Diplodocus because of his strong interest in dinosaurs.