The American rapper, singer, fashion designer and record producer, Kanye West was born on June 8, 1977. After deciding to pursue his career in the music industry, he first earned initial recognition as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records and garnered further recognition through his work with various artists like Jay-Z, Ludacris, Janet Jackson and Alicia Keys. Following his success as a producer, Kanye made his debut as a rapper in 2004 with commercial and critically successful album The College Dropout. Since then, he has gone on to release a number of highly successful albums such as Graduation, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and Yeezus. With over 21 million albums and 66 million digital downloads worldwide, Kanye West has now become one of the best-selling as well as most awarded artists of all time having won 21 Grammy Awards.
When it comes to the personal life of the rapper, he first became engaged to designer Alexis Phifer in 2006 which was called-off in 2008 and subsequently dated model Amber Rose for two years. Kanye West began dating television personality Kim Kardashian in April 2012 and they became engaged in the following year. The couple welcomed their first child; a daughter named North West in June 2013 and finally married on May 24, 2014.
Kanye West Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Kanye Omari West
- Nicknames: The Louis Vuitton Don, Konman, Yeezy, Ye
- Occupation: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Entrepreneur
- Date of Birth: June 8, 1977
- Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Black
Kanye West Family Details:
- Father: Ray West
- Mother: Donda West
- Siblings: None
- Spouse: Kim Kardashian (m. 2014)
- Children: North West (Daughter), Saint West (Son)
Kanye West Career Highlights:
- Debut Album: The College Dropout
- First Film: We Were Once a Fairytale
Kanye West Body Measurements:
Following is the list of rapper Kanye West body measurements complete details including his weight, height, chest, waist, biceps and shoe size.
- Height: 5′ 8″ (1.73 m)
- Weight: 70 kg (154 pounds)
- Shoe Size: 7 (US)
- Body Measurements: N/a
Kanye West Interesting Facts:
- He is the only child of his parents.
- West once worked as a telemarketer to pay his mum rent.
- Kanye has a metal plate his jaw after being injured in a car accident.