Kendrick Lamar (born June 17, 1987) is an American Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer, and Social Media Personality from Compton, California. He initially gained success after releasing various mixtapes under his stage name “K-Dot“.
His real full birth name is Kendrick Lamar Duckworth. He signed his first contract with the indie record label “Top Dawg Entertainment” (TDE). In 2010, Lamar came out with hit mixtape “Overly Dedicated“.
Furthermore, the rapper rose to nationwide fame after his debut studio album “Section.80” released. Kendrick’s single track “HiiiPoWeR” became commercially successful.
Songs List, Music Albums, Career & Net worth
After the success, he collaborated with hip hop artists like The Game, Snoop Dogg, and Busta Rhymes. The record producer published his debut studio album “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City” in 2012.
It also bagged the second position on the US Billboard 200. Later, it received platinum certification by the RIAA. Some of its famous singles are “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe”, “Swimming Pools (Drank)” and “Poetic Justice”.
In 2019, the accumulated Net worth of Kendrick Lamar is $45 million US Dollars.
His third project “To Pimp a Butterfly” topped on the various charts list in the UK and USA. In fact, it also won the Grammy Award in the category of Best Rap Album. Some of his other popular projects are Untitled Unmastered, Good Kid, Damn, Humble, and much more.
Early Life, Parents & Profile
Biography: The talented rapper Kendrick Lamar was born on the 17th of June 1987 (age 32 years old, as of 2019) in Compton, California, USA. His mother name is Paula Oliver and the artist’s father “Kenny Duckworth” remained an active member in a street gang Gangster Disciples.
K-Dot also has a sibling, i.e. a sister named Kayla Duckworth. As of education, he attended McNair Elementary and Compton Unified School District. Later, Lamar graduated from Centennial High School.
In 2004, the rapper started his career at the age of 16. He released his first full-length mixtape titled “Youngest Head Nigga in Charge”. In the following years, Kendrick also worked with Jay Rock and Ya Boy for the opening acts for The Game.
He gained success after featuring in the music video for Jay Rock’s commercial debut single “All My Life (In the Ghetto)“. He then released his first self-entitled EP in late 2009.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Kendrick Lamar Duckworth.|
|Nick name||Kendrick and K-Dot.|
|Profession||Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer, and Social Media Personality.|
|Famous for||the debut album, Good Kid, M.A.A.D City.|
|Age (As of 2019)||32 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||June 17, 1987.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Compton, California, USA.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Gemini.|
|House In||Eastvale, California, USA.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kendricklamar/
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 6".
Centimeters: 168 cm.
Meters: 1.68 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 67 Kg.
Pounds: 147 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||40-30-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Kenny Duckworth.
Mother: Paula Oliver.
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known.
Sister: Kayla Duckworth.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Unmarried (engaged).|
|Dating History?||having an affair with his longtime girlfriend Whitney.|
|Highest Qualification||High School Graduate.|
|School||1. Compton Unified School District.
2. McNair Elementary School.
3. Centennial High School.
|Alma Mater.||will update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Will Smith.
Actress: Scarlett Johansson.
Rappers: Tupac Shakur and Dr. Dre.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Switzerland.|
|Love to do||Music and Travel.|
|Favorite Food||Torta, Chipotle, Drop Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, etc.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$45 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
|Mobile or Phone Number||--|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Kendrick Lamar
- As of relationship, he dated and engaged his longtime girlfriend Whitney Alford on April 2015.
- The couple also shares a child (name not available) together.
- The baby was born in 2019 but the rapper is quite private about his personal life and never shared anything about his love life and kid on the internet.
- According to Wikipedia, his mom gave him his first name in honor of Eddie Kendricks of The Temptations (American singer-songwriter).
- In 2018, the artist appeared in the American crime drama TV series “Power” as Laces in the episode titled “Happy Birthday”.
- Lamar also topped in “The 20 Best Rappers in Their 20s” Complex magazine in their annual lists in 2013, 2015 and 2016.
- Overly Dedicated Rapper, Kendrick Lamar’s height is 5 Feet 6 Inches (168 centimeters tall).
- He also exercises on a frequent basis and maintains his weight which is around 67 kilograms (147 pounds).
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- His project “DAMN” also won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music.
- In Kendrick’s successful career, he acquired thirteen Grammy Awards.
- Moreover, Duckworth received seven nominations at the 56th Grammy Awards in 2014.
- The talented artist also bagged a position in the “Time 100 list of most influential people” in 2016.
- Duckworth has an amazing fan-following with 9.4+ million views and only posted 25 pictures & video clips on the platform.