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Desiigner Height, Weight, Age & Girlfriend

A rapper out of Brooklyn, New York, Desiigner rose to fame with the release of his debut single, Panda in 2016. Since then, he has come out with numerous other tracks, a couple of which have also received RIAA certifications. Learn more about the hip-hop artist below.

Desiigner– 2017 Facts

Real Name

Sidney Royel Selby III

Nick Name


Occupation and Job

Rapper, record producer, singer-songwriter, actor, record executive

Famous For

Desiigner rose to fame for his debut single, Panda which topped the Billboard Hot 100 upon its release. A huge hit, it ultimately earned him a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Performance in 2016.

Age – How Old is He?

He is currently 20 years old

Birthday/Date of Birth

He was born on May 3, 1997

Place of Birth/Hometown

Desiigner was born in Brooklyn, New York. Growing up, he lived in the Louis Armstrong projects in the area of Bedford-Stuyvesant with his parents.




He is of African American and Afro-Barbadian descent

Desiigner Height, Weight & Body Facts

How Tall – Height in Feet

He is 6’4″ tall

How Tall – Height in Meters

He is 194cm tall

Weight in Pounds

He currently weighs 203 pounds

Weight in Kilograms

He currently weighs 92kg

Body Measurements

At this time, Desiigner’s body measurements are unavailable

Waist Size

His waist size has not been disclosed

Foot/Shoe Size

His shoe size is unknown at this time

Eye Color


Hair Color


Desiigner’s Personal Life in 2017

Is Desiigner in a Relationship?

According to tabloids, the rapper was recently spotted with someone who appears to be his girlfriend, at the beach. At this time, her identity has not been revealed; we will update this section as soon as we know more.

Desiigner’s Girlfriends

At this time, we do not have any information on his previous relationships.

Having said that, he was rumored to have hooked up with Lil’ Kim sometime last time, though this has not been confirmed.




Sidney Royel Selby II


He has two sisters; according to reports, it was one of them who had convinced him to add an extra i to the word, Designer for his stage name.


He has an older brother.


As far as we know, Desiigner does not have any children.

High School

As a student, he went to a local high school in Brooklyn, New York. Unfortunately, not much else is known about his education history at this time.

Did Desiigner Go to College

No, as far as we know, the musician never went to college. He decided to embark on a music career in his teens and hasn’t looked back since.


At this time, we do not have any information on Desiigner’s salary.

Net Worth

As of 2017, Desiigner has an estimated net worth of $4 Million.



Random Facts


In his free time, he enjoys rapping, hanging out and making music

Favorite Food


Favorite Actor


Favorite Book


Favorite Movie

His favorite movie is The Fast and the Furious

Favorite TV Show


Favorite Color


Favorite Music Artists

When asked about who his favorite rapper is, he stated that [he] is his own favorite artist”

Favorite Sports


Favorite Animal



Born on May 3rd, he is a Taurus

Phone Number

This information is currently unknown


This information is currently unknown

Desiigner’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames

Desiigner’s Facebook Account

Desiigner’s Twitter Username

Desiigner’s Instagram Username

Desiigner’s Youtube Channel

Desiigner’s Snapchat Username 

Desiigner’s Snapchat username is @lifeofdesiigner

Other Interesting Facts:

  • He fell victim to a shooting at the age of fourteen- ultimately, it was after that incident that he decided to embark on a rap career
  • His grandfather is Sidney Selby, aka the blues musician “Guitar Crusher”
  • In 2016, the rapper was arrested alongside a few others after someone claimed that he had pulled a weapon on them
  • His music is influenced by Southern hip-hop- in particular, trap music from Atlanta, Georgia
  • His rapping style and vocals are often compared to that of American rapper, Future
  • He has collaborated with several artists including Kanye West, Jim Jones, Tyga, Pusha T, Seven Bucks, Mekado, among many others
  • He has made a few appearances in the music videos of Plain Native, Hype Williams, Yoni Lappin and Scott Brown
  • His hit song, Panda was sampled by Kanye West for his seventh studio album, The Life of Pablo
  • He has an array of merchandise items available on his online store- including hoodies, and t-shirts
  • He currently has over 252K followers on Soundcloud, to which he often posts his musical releases
  • He first started to experiment with singing as a member of the school choir
  • He received three iHeart Radio Music Award nominations and three Billboard Music Award nominations this year

Desiigner Bio – 2018 Update

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Desiigner has been involved with music ever since he was young- as a child, he was a member of both the church and school choir. Embarking on a music career later in his teens, he came out with his debut track, Zombie Walk in 2015. Soon afterward, he released his first commercial single, Panda. More successful than he had ever imagined, it went platinum five times in the US- however not before rocketing him towards superstardom. To date, it remains to be the rapper’s best performing single, having sold millions of copies across the country.

Teaming up with several rap artists, the single, Champions came out in the summer of 2016. A collaboration with Gucci Mane, Kanye West, and Travis Scott, among a few others, it successfully peaked at number 71 on the Billboard 200. Later that same month, Desiigner issued his debut mixtape, New English through Def Jam Records. In addition to his breakthrough hit Panda, it also gave rise to the tracks, Talk Regardless, Monstas & Villains, Zombie Walk, and Overnight, to name a few. What else has he been up to lately? So far in 2017, he has released a number of singles including, Thank God I Got It, Up, Life, Arms, and Formula. In terms of upcoming projects, he is currently working on his debut album, The Life of Desiigner.

Brooke Carter
Freelance writer who loves dogs and anything related to Japanese culture.


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