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Kanye West
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Kanye West


: 08 June 1977


: Atlanta, Georgia, USA


: 42 years old


: Gemini


  • American hip hop recording artist, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur
Real name:Kanye Omari West
Born:08 June 1977
How old is Kanye West in 2020? / Age: 42 years
Where was Kanye West born?Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Zodiac sign:Gemini
Hair color:Black
Eyes color:Black

 Who is Kanye West? / Facts   

  • Raised in Chicago, West first became known as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, producing hit singles for artists such as Jay Z and Alicia Keys
  • Intent on pursuing a solo career as a rapper, West released his debut album The College Dropout in 2004 to widespread critical and commercial success
  • He went on to pursue a variety of different styles on subsequent albums including Late Registration (2005), Graduation (2007), and the polarizing 808s & Heartbreak (2008)
  • In 2010, he released his acclaimed fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, and the following year he collaborated with Jay Z on the joint LP Watch the Throne (2011)
  • West released his abrasive sixth album, Yeezus, to further critical praise in 2013
  • His seventh album, The Life of Pablo, was released in 2016
  • West's outspoken views and life outside of music have received significant mainstream attention
  • He has been a frequent source of controversy and public scrutiny for his conduct at award shows, on social media, and in other public settings
  • His more publicized comments include his off-script denunciation of President George W
  • Bush during a live 2005 television broadcast for Hurricane Katrina relief and his interruption of singer Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards
  • West's efforts as a fashion designer include collaborations with Nike, Louis Vuitton, and A.P.C. on both clothing and footwear, and have most prominently resulted in the YEEZY collaboration with Adidas beginning in 2013
  • He is the founder and head of the creative content company DONDA
  • His 2014 marriage to television personality Kim Kardashian has also been subject to widespread media coverage
  • West is among the most acclaimed musicians of the 21st century, and is one of the best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 32 million albums and 100 million digital downloads worldwide
  • He has won a total of 21 Grammy Awards, making him one of the most awarded artists of all time and the most Grammy-awarded artist to have debuted in the 21st century
  • Three of his albums have been included and ranked on Rolling Stone's 2012 update of the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time" list
  • He has also been included in a number of Forbes annual lists
  • Time named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2005 and 2015

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Last update: 23 January 2017
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