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Kanye West Facts:
Kanye West height: 5 feet & 9.5 inches
Weight: 70 kg (154 pounds)
Age: 37 years (June 8, 1977)

One of the most prominent U.S. hip hop recording artist, rapper, record producer, songwriter, screenwriter, music video director, singer, actor, film producer, entrepreneur & fashion designer, Kanye Omari West, 37 was born on 8th June, 1977. He has an average height of 5 feet & 9.5 inches in a colossal muscular physique weighing about 70 kg.

Born in the capital & highly populous city in the United States of Georgia, Kanye West, is the son of his parents, Jay West & Dr. Doanda C. (William). When he was only 3 years of age, his parents got separated following their divorce & Kanye along with his mom shifted to Chicago, Illinois. His dad who was the foremost black photo journalist at the renowned ‘The Atlanta Journal Constitution’ was previously a Black Panther who later became a Christian counselor, while his single mom worked as an English Professor at the Clark Atlanta University & even was the English department’s Chair at the Chicago State University, prior to her service as a Kanye’s manager. Kanye grew up in the middle class household, studying at the Polaris High School, initially & later moved to Nanjing, China along with his mom. At the time his age was only 10. His mom was admitted to the hospital on 10th November, 2007 & expired on 10th January, 2008 reasoning coronary artery infection as well as compound operator factors. Kanye was attatched with Alexis Phifer, a designer since 2002 & got engaged in the August of 2006. As their relationship was split up after 18 months, this rapper started dating Amber Rose, a stunning model for a couple of year (2008-2010). Since the year 2012, Kanye started dating Kim Kardashain, an eminent reality television star, with whom he has a cute daughter named ‘Nori’ who was born on 15th June, 2013. Following their daughter’s birth, the couple carried out their engagement ceremony in October of 2013.

Carrying a passion for arts & music since his childhood days, Kanye West started writing poetry at the age of 5. As a grade 3 student, he began rapping & soon started composing music in grade 7. He made his production career debut during the mid 90s & at the age of 19, i.e. in the year 1996, he aired his debut collection ‘Down to Earth’. Kanye dropped out his study to follow his professional music career, starting out principally for Roc-A-Fella recordings as a fresh producer. He pulled off credits for his work on ‘The Blueprint’ (2001) of rapper Jay-Z's, as well as worked along with musical artists counting Janet Jackson, Ludacris, & Alicia Keys. By the end of the year 2005 Kanye’s 2nd studio collection ‘Late Registration’ came out with a blast, selling beyond 2.3 million prints in U.S. Kanye West’s 3rd album 2007 ‘Generation’ additionally gained huge margin by selling the total copies of 957,000 in its very first week. His 4th & 5th collections ‘808s and Heartbreak’ & ‘My beautiful dark twisted fantasy’ also helped him reach the height of fame & earn a large fan support. In the year 2013 this top rapper’s 6th album was launched & the latest album, entitled ‘Won’ was landed on April of 2014.

According to the present musical statistics, Kanye West is celebrated as one of the most decorated & top selling artists in the entire music field. Till today, this winner has bagged a total of 21 Grammy Awards, rated as No. 8 on the list of “top 50 hip-hop producer” by about.com & was too rated by MTV as its “Man of the year” on 17th December, 2010. Throughout the United States, Kanye has sold a sum of above 30 million digital songs establishing himself as one of the top selling digital artiste of all time. Furthermore, this music champ is also a veteran businessman owning a line of athletic shoes for Nike named Air Yeezy & an additional shoe line together with Louis Vuitton & as well a chain of Fat Burger restaurants designated for the Chicago area. All over his career, Kanye has been a controversial & plainspoken celebrity, despite has introduced himself as the most triumphant artiste. This successful persona, at present has become an inspiration for many of the innovative raising artists.