M.I.A is a British musician who was born to Sri Lankan Tamil parents in London. She first stepped into the entertainment world in the year 2000 and since then has gone on to accumulate great success in the fields of music, visual arts, and fashion designing. She first began receiving attention through her music released online on the MySpace platform. In the year 2007, M.I.A. first broke into major limelight of the music industry with the success of her second studio album, Kala. Since that breakthrough, she has continued to release fresh music albums and singles on regular basis. Outside music, her other keen interests include visual arts and fashion designing.
Along with being a globally recognized music star, she is also prominently known for being a dedicated activist. Her stance and involvement related to various causes have drawn her both praise and criticism on different occasions. Now moving from her professional career to her personal life, M.I.A. briefly dated DJ Diplo from 2003 to 2008 and after that had a four-year-long relationship with entrepreneur Benjamin Bronfman. She and Benjamin have one son together, named Ikhyd Edgar Arular Bronfman.
M.I.A. Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Mathangi Arulpragasam
- Nicknames: M.I.A.
- Date of Birth: July 18, 1975
- Birthplace: Hounslow, United Kingdom
- Nationality: British
- Occupation: Singer, Rapper, Activist
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Race/ Ethnicity: Asian
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
Rapper MIA Height Weight Body Measurements Facts
M.I.A. Family Details:
- Father: Arul Pragasam (Tamil Activist)
- Mother: Kala Kathirithamby (Seamstress)
- Siblings: Sugu Arulpragasam (Younger Brother), Kali Arulpragasam (Sister)
- Spouse Name: Unmarried
- Children Name: Ikhyd Edgar Arular Bronfman (Son)
M.I.A. Relationships History:
- Diplo – DJ (2003-2008)
- Benjamin Bronfman – Entrepreneur (2008-2012)
M.I.A. Career Highlights:
- Debut Album: Arular (2005)
M.I.A. Distinctive Features:
- Pierced Ears
- Powerful Persona
Rapper MIA Body Measurements:
The British musician MIA height, weight, shoe size, and other body measurements statistics are listed below.
- Build: Slim
- Height in Feet: 5′ 5½”
- Height in Centimeters: 166 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 58 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 128 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 8.5 (US)
M.I.A. Interesting Facts:
- She suffers from dyslexia.
- I.A. gave birth to her first child aged 33.
- Her professional name “M.I.A” stands for “Missing In Action”.
- She was six months old when her family moved to Sri Lanka and a decade later returned to the United Kingdom as refugees after the Civil War.