Kanye West Wiki, Bio, Family, Career, Education, Height, Weight, Age, Relationship & More

Kanye WestKanye West, born on June 8, 1977, in Atlanta, Georgia, is a renowned American producer, rapper, and fashion designer. His journey in the music industry began in the late 1990s and early 2000s, initially achieving fame as a producer. West’s parents, a former Black Panther father who was a photographer and a mother who was a college professor, raised him in Chicago. He briefly attended Chicago State University before deciding to fully commit to a music career.

West first displayed his talent as a producer by contributing to Jermaine Dupri’s album “Life in 1472” in 1998. He then moved to the New York City area, where he gained prominence through his work for Roc-A-Fella Records, particularly on Jay-Z’s album “Blueprint” in 2001. His distinctive style, characterized by accelerated sample-based beats, quickly made him a sought-after producer. Despite this success, West faced challenges in launching his own rap career, partly due to perceptions about his middle-class background.

His persistence paid off with the release of his debut solo album, “The College Dropout,” in 2004. The album was a critical and commercial triumph, praised for its sonic innovation and intelligent lyrics that combined humor, faith, insight, and political commentary. Notable tracks included “Through the Wire” and “Jesus Walks,” the latter winning a Grammy Award for Best Rap Song in 2005. That year, West also earned accolades for Best Rap Album and was recognized as a songwriter on Alicia Keys’s “You Don’t Know My Name,” which won Best Rhythm-and-Blues Song.

Kanye West Wiki/Bio

Name Kanye West
Full Name Kanye West
Nick Name West
Age 46 Years old as of 2023
Date of Birth 8 June 1977
Profession American producer, rapper, and fashion designer
Famous for American producer, rapper, and fashion designer
Birthplace Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A
Zodiac Sign N/A
Hometown Atlanta, Georgia
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Caste N/A
Mother Tongue Amerian language
Gender Male
Food Type Non-Vegetarian
Interests/Hobbies Reading Books, Listing Music

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Kanye West Physical Appearance

Height in centimeters- 172 cm
in meters- 1.72 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 07in
Weight In KG: 75kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Skin Color dark

Kanye West Family & Relationship

Father Ray West
Mother Donda West
Sister(s) N/A
Wife Kim Kardashian
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 24 May 2014
  • North West, 10 Years Old.
  • Saint West, 8 Years Old.
  • Chicago West, 5 Years Old.
  • Psalm West, 4 Years Old.


College Chicago State University
Educational Qualification Degree of Musician
School N/A

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