Facts of Kanye West
|Full Name:||Kanye West|
|Age:||43 years 1 months|
|Birth Date:||June 08, 1977|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius, Libra|
|Birth Place:||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Father's Name:||Ray West|
|Mother's Name:||Donda West|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Kim Kardashian|
|Education:||Chicago State University, American Academy of Art|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)|
|Net Worth:||$250 million|
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Yeezy or Kanye West is known for his great rapping and singing and is famous also as the husband of socialite and reality star Kim Kardashian.
So how did the two meet and get married? What was the secret of Kanye West’s success in the musical field? Let us go into the nitty-gritty of his biography and life!
Kanye West’s birth and childhood
Kanye West’s full name is Kanye Omari West and he was born on 8 June 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, the USA. His parents are Ray West and Donda West who divorced when Kanye West was just 3 years old. Donda West then moved to Chicago taking along with Kanye who was her only child.
Donda was working as an English Professor at Chicago State University. When he was 10 years old, he had resided in China with his mother.
He was a student at Columbia College, Chicago State University but did not finish his college studies. He dropped out of college in order to pursue his passion for music.
Kanye West’s career and music
Kanye West after leaving college mid-way started making music. His debut album was College dropout and it became a craze selling more than 400000 copies in the first week. He signed to Roc A Fella Records. Kanye West’s songs have been a hit with the new generation. He has also made songs for other artists such as Janet Jackson, Britney Spears, Jay-Z, DMX, Alicia Keys, Yasiin Bey, Common, and many more.
He has also performed on European TV debuting on it in the year 2001. In the year 2005, Kanye West was nominated for 10 Grammy awards and he won 3 out of these. His second album was called Late Registration and in the first week itself, it sold more than 860000 copies. This stood at no. 1 position on Billboard Hot 100.
He started his record label called G.O.O.D. which stands for Getting Out Our Dreams. Rapper Common later joined this record label. His CD called Graduation was released in 2006.
Likewise, his songs are extremely popular but Kanye West is said to rarely smile. He is also labeled as megalomania. Once when in 2009 at the MTV Music Video Awards Taylor Swift was delivering his acceptance speech on receipt of the Best Female Video award, Kanye West jumped onto the stage and interrupted her speech. He stated at that time that Beyonce had the best female video.
Similarly, his mother had died on 10 November 2007. He had broken down when he was singing a song Hey Mama at a concert in Paris. West is known for his non-stop ranting during concerts and events. He is also a co-owner of a chain of Fatburger restaurants. West had announced in 2015 that he would run for the Presidency election in 2020. In 2016, he had been admitted to UCLA Medical Center for psychiatric evaluation. He has an estimated net worth of around $ 145 million.
Kanye West’s relationships
Kanye West had once blogged that Scarlett Johansson was his ‘, favorite white girl’. He was in a relationship with clothing designer Alexis Phifer to whom he was engaged. However, the two ended their relationship on 21 April 2008.
He later met and started dating reality star, Kim Kardashian. Their first daughter North West was born on 15 June 2013. The baby was a healthy one weighing 4 pounds and 15 ounces. He got engaged to Kim on 22 October 2013. He got married to Kim on 24 May 2014. The couple had another child Saint on 5 December 2015.
Due to the pregnancy complications of Kim, she could not carry another baby in her womb. Hence the couple went in for surrogacy and their third child named Chicago was born on 15 January 2018. They seem to be enjoying a blissful married life and do together participate and celebrate their children’s birthdays.
Kanye West’s body measurement
Kanye West is 5 feet 8 inches tall and owns a weigh of 75 kg. His hair is a blade and has a pair of black eyes.
Being a singer, he earns a net worth of $250 million. He is also active on social media. He has over 4.9 million subscribers on YouTube, as well as more than 29.2 million followers on Twitter.