Kendrick Lamar: Rapper, Age, Height, Net Worth !

Kendrick Lamar is an active American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He is considered one of the most talented rappers of his generation. His debut album, Section.80, was released in 2011 to critical acclaim. He has since released two more albums, good kid, m.A.A.d city and To Pimp a Butterfly, both of which were also met with widespread critical acclaim.

Lamar is widely regarded as one of the most talented rappers of his generation. He has been widely applauded, praised and applauded for his lyrical prowess and ability to tell personal, introspective stories about his life and upbringing in Compton. Lamar’s work has also been praised for its social and political commentary on race relations in the United States.

In addition to his solo work and songs, Lamar has collaborated with several other artists, including Beyoncé, Drake, Jay-Z, and Rihanna. He has made several appearances on several television shows, including The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Saturday Night Live.

Lamar has released four studio albums, good kid, m.A.A.d city, To Pimp a Butterfly, DAMN., and untitled unmastered. His fourth album, DAMN., was released in 2017 to critical acclaim and became his third consecutive album to debut and made number one on the Billboard 200 chart. It also won him a Pulitzer Prize for Music, making him the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the award.

Kendrick Lamar Early Life:

Full Real Name Kendrick Lamar
Family Name Kendrick Lamar Duckworth
Profession American songwriter, rapper and record producer
Date Of Birth June 17th, 1987
Age 35
Birthday June 17th
Year Of Birth 0
Nick Name Ken
Current Residence Compton, California, United States
Country United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Religion Christian

According to our research, Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born in Compton, California, on June 17, 1987 ( Gemini ). He was raised in a poverty-ridden neighborhood by his mother, an elementary school teacher, and his father, a former member of the Bloods gang who worked as a barber. Kendrick began rapping at the age of eight. He was strongly influenced by his hometown hip-hop scenes and West Coast rappers like Dr. Dre, Tupac Shakur, and Snoop Dogg.

Kendrick Lamar Physical stats:

Weight In Kg 67
Weight In Lbs 148
Height In Feet 5 feet 6 inches
Height In Meter 1.68
Measurement 38-32-13
Hair Color N/A
Eye Color N/A
Shoe Size N/A
Tattoo N/A

Kendrick Lamar is 5 feet 6 inches tall and his weight is approximately 154 pounds. 

Kendrick Lamar Personal Life:

Spouse Name Whitney Alford
Sons N/A
Daughters 1
No Of Children 1
Marital Status married
Partner Name Lira Galore
Relationship Status Dating

Lamar married Whitney Alford in 2015. This beautiful couple has one child together, a daughter named Samyia and a son named Encoh . Lamar also has two stepdaughters from Alford’s previous relationships.

Kendrick Lamar Education: 

Highest Qualification Bachelor\’s degree
University N/A
College Lafayette College
High School Centennial High School

Lamar attended Centennial High School in Compton, where he was a straight-A student. He was also known to be active in his school’s choir and drama club. After graduating high school, Lamar enrolled at Los Angeles City College to study English literature. However, he decided to drop out after only one semester to focus on his music career.

Kendrick Lamar Career:

2003–2010: Career beginnings and Overly Dedicated

In 2003, Lamar began to gain recognition as a rapper after releasing his first mixtape, Youngest Head Nigga in Charge (Hub City Threat: Minor of the Year). The mixtape included the track “P&P,” which featured Lamar’s mentor and fellow Compton rapper, MC Eiht. Lamar was also featured on The Game’s song, “The Cypha,” from The Game’s album, The Documentary (2005).

Lamar’s second mixtape, Training Day (2005), was released in 2006. The mixtape featured remixes of songs by 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, and Snoop Dogg, as well as original tracks. In 2007, Lamar released his third mixtape, C4 (Corruption Continues 4ever). The mixtape featured remixes of songs by Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes, and Jay-Z, as well as original tracks.

In 2008, Lamar released his fourth mixtape, The Kendrick Lamar EP. The mixtape featured remixes of songs by Rascal Flatts, Usher, and Flo Rida, as well as original tracks.

Lamar’s fifth mixtape, Overly Dedicated (2010), was released in 2010. The mixtape featured remixes of songs by J Cole, Tupac Shakur, and Nas, as well as original tracks.

2011–2016: Section.80, good kid, m.A.A.d city, and To Pimp a Butterfly

In 2011, Lamar released his sixth mixtape, Section.80. The mixtape featured remixes of songs by Lil Wayne, Drake, and Jay-Z, as well as original tracks.

Lamar’s debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, was released in 2012 to critical acclaim and commercial success. It earned him seven Grammy Award nominations, including Album of the Year; he won Best Rap Performance for “I.”

Lamar’s most awaited second album, To Pimp a Butterfly, was released in 2015 to further acclaim and commercial success. It won five Grammy Awards, including Best Rap Album and Best Rap Song for “Alright.”

Lamar’s third album, Damn, was released in 2017 to even greater acclaim and commercial success. It won five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and Best Rap Performance for “HUMBLE.”

2017–present: DAMN. And Black Panther

In the year 2017, Lamar released his fourth studio album, DAMN. The album was met with much success along with critical acclaim and commercial success, debuting which goes to number one on the Billboard 200 chart and selling over 600,000 copies in its first week. It won five Grammy Awards, including Best Rap Album.

Lamar also collaborated with Marvel Studios on the soundtrack for the film Black Panther (2018). The soundtrack was met with critical acclaim and commercial success, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. It won three Grammy Awards, including Best Rap Album.

Lamar is working on his fifth studio album, which is set to be released in 2019.

Studio album

  • good kid, m.A.A.d city in (2012) 
  • To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)
  • Damn (2017)


  • Youngest Head Nigga in Charge (Hub City Threat: Minor of the Year) (2003)
  • Training Day (2005)
  • C4 (Corruption Continues 4ever) (2007)
  • The Kendrick Lamar EP (2008)
  • Overly Dedicated (2010)
  • Section.80 (2011)


As lead artist

  • “HiiiPower” (2011)
  • “Swimming Pools (Drank)” (2012)
  • “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe” (2013)
  • “Alright” (2015)
  • “These Walls” (2015)
  • “Untitled 07 | 2014 – 2016” (2016)
  • “DNA.” (2017)
  • “HUMBLE.” (2017)

As featured artist

  • “The Cypha” (with The Game) (2005)
  • “Westside, Right on Time” (with Schoolboy Q) (2012)
  • “Poetic Justice” (with Drake) (2013)
  • “Pay for It” (with Jay Rock) (2014)
  • “Control” (with Big Sean and Jay Electronica) (2013)
  • “Bad Blood” (with Taylor Swift) (2015)
  • “Freedom” (with Beyoncé) (2016)
  • “Loyalty.” (with Rihanna) (2017)

Other charted songs

  • “All the Stars” (with SZA) (2018)

Kendrick Lamar Awards and Accolades:

Lamar has won numerous awards throughout his career, including twelve Grammy Awards. He has also been nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and a Pulitzer Prize.

Lamar is considered and regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all time. He has been ranked and called the greatest rapper alive by Rolling Stone magazine and included on several lists of the greatest rappers of all time, including those compiled by MTV and Complex magazine.

Kendrick Lamar Controversies:

Kendrick Lamar has been embroiled in some controversies throughout his career. In 2013, he was criticized for his comments about former US president George W. Bush, with many feeling that he was dissing the rapper for his perceived ignorance. He was also accused of homophobia after he used a derogatory term towards homosexuals on one of his tracks.

 In 2015, Kendrick came under fire again after it was revealed that one of his unreleased tracks contained a verse in which he appeared to threaten to rape an unnamed woman. The following year, he sparked more outrage when he implied that trap music is responsible for the poor condition of black neighborhoods in the US.

In March 2018, Lamar was hospitalized for undisclosed reasons. He was released from the hospital after a few days and made a full recovery.

These controversies have not stopped Kendrick from being one of the most successful rappers in the world with his album DAMN, which made his Debuting number one on the US Billboard 200 and made him won a Pulitzer Prize for Music. However, they have stained his otherwise impeccable reputation and left many wondering if he is truly the voice of a generation.

Kendrick Lamar Net Worth:

Net Worth $75 Million
Assets N/A
Annual Earnings N/A
Source Of Income Music

According to our sources, despite having made more than $180 million in earnings since the start of his career and life, as per now, his current net worth is only $75 million. 

Kendrick Lamar Social media presence:


His social media presence is massive, with over 11 million followers on Instagram and nearly 12 million on Twitter. Kendrick is active on both platforms, often posting new music, photos, and videos for his fans. He uses social media and others to promote his tours and other projects. 

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