Monday, June 10, 2024

Shy Glizzy Height, Weight, Age & Girlfriend

A rapper from Washington, D.C., Shy Glizzy is perhaps best known for his collaboration with GoldLink, Crew, which has recently yielded him a Grammy Award nomination (results pending). Interested in learning more about the 24-year-old? Keep on reading for more facts on the artist.

Shy Glizzy– 2017 Facts

Real Name

Marquis Amonte King

Nick Name

Shy Glizzy, Jefe (he had recently changed his stage name)

Occupation and Job

Rapper, Hip Hop Artist, Trap Artist

Famous For

Shy Glizzy recently came into the spotlight for the single Crew, a collaboration with GoldLink and Brent Faiyaz, that has already earned him a Grammy Award nomination.

Age – How Old is He?

He is 24 years old

Birthday/Date of Birth

His birthday is on December 12, 1992

Place of Birth/Hometown

Shy Glizzy grew up in Washington, D.C, where he was born. He resides there to this day.




He is African American

Shy Glizzy Height, Weight & Body Facts

How Tall – Height in Feet

He is 5’8 tall

How Tall – Height in Meters

He is 173 cm tall

Weight in Pounds

Shy Glizzy weighs 132 pounds

Weight in Kilograms

Shy Glizzy 62 kg

Body Measurements

At this time, Shy Glizzy’s body measurements are unavailable

Waist Size

His waist size has not been disclosed

Foot/Shoe Size

His shoe size has not been disclosed

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Personal Life

Is Shy Glizzy in a Relationship?

The last that we heard, he did have a girlfriend, though her identity had never been revealed. In 2015, the two were reportedly arrested for disorderly conduct in Silver Spring.

Shy Glizzy’s Girlfriends

At this time, we do not have any information on Shy Glizzy’s previous relationships.






As far as we know, Shy Glizzy is an only child and does not have any siblings.


As far as we know, Shy Glizzy is an only child and does not have any siblings.


Shy Glizzy does not have any children that we know of.

High School

As a teen, he went to a local high school in Washington, D.C. Though he never graduated, he has since managed to obtain his GED.


Shy Glizzy has not gone to college as far as we know. Since his teens, only one thing has been on his mind- music.


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

Net Worth

As of 2017, Shy Glizzy has an estimated net worth of $200,000.



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Born on December 12, he is a Sagittarius

Phone Number

This information is currently unknown


This information is currently unknown

Shy Glizzy’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames

Shy Glizzy’s Facebook Account

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Shy Glizzy’s Youtube Channel

Shy Glizzy’s Snapchat Username 

As far as we know, Shy Glizzy is currently not active on Snapchat

Other Interesting Facts:

  • In 2012, he was included on Complex Magazine’s list of “Top 10 New DMV Rappers to Watch Out For”
  • Last year, he ended a long-time feud with Fat Trel, a local D.C. rapper; the two later collaborated together on the single, Checklist
  • His latest EP, The World is Yours was released under his new stage name, Jefe; it has since spawned the single, Take Me Away
  • Beyonce danced to his 2014 hit, Awesome at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City
  • His father was murdered when he was nineteen years old
  • As a teen, he spent some time behind bars; ultimately it was in prison that he earned his GED
  • A few years back, he formed a hip-hop crew called Glizzy Gang, where each member has the word “Glizzy” at the end of their name
  • As of December 2014, Shy Glizzy has amassed over 145,000 subscribers on his Youtube channel
  • Speaking of Youtube, his most popular video, the visuals for First 48 has received over 8 million views
  • Some of his most popular hits include White Girl, First 48, Awesome (Remix), Chiraq, and Funeral
  • He will be releasing an album later this winter, Quiet Storm on December 12, 2017

Shy Glizzy Bio – 2018 Update

Hailing from Washington, D.C., Shy Glizzy has been making music as early as 2010. In 2011, he released his debut mixtape, No Brainer; it was quickly followed by Streets Hottest Youngin’ just a few months later. Striving to make himself known in the music scene, he continued to churn out records over the next few years. With that said, it wasn’t until 2014 that he started to gain more attention with the tape, Law 3: Now or Never, which charted at number 47 in the United States. From there, he teamed up with Glizzy Gang and Zaytoven for the two collabs, Be Careful and For Trappers Only, both released in 2015.

On a roll, he released his latest mixtape, Young Jefe 2 in July 2016. His second tape to reach the music charts, it peaked at number 134 on the Billboard 200 and at number 14 on the Top R&B Albums. What has Shy Glizzy been up to this year? Well, he has released his debut EP, The World is Yours. A long-awaited project, it included guest appearances from Ralo, 3 Glizzy, and YoungBoyNever Broke Again; some highlights include, Give It Up, Take it Off, Love Me, Over the Hills, and Congratulations. But wait, that’s not all- he also worked with Brent Faiyaz and GoldLink on the song, Crew. An incredible hit, the single has already garnered him a Grammy Award nominations for Best Rap/Sung Performance.

As far as public performances go, he’s also put on a few shows over the past few months, the last of which took place in New York.

Brooke Carter
Brooke Carter
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