Based out of Chicago, Chance the Rapper rose to fame in the early 2010’s, following the release of his second project, Acid Rap. Since then, he has released several big hits, including the multi-platinum single, I’m the One. Highly accomplished, he was recognized with three Grammy Awards in 2017. Interested in learning a bit more about the hip-hop artist? We’ve accumulated more facts about him below.
Chance the Rapper Personal Facts – 2018 Update
Chancelor Jonathan Bennett
Chance the Rapper, Chano
Occupation and Job
Record Producer, Rapper, Hip-hop artist, Musician
Chance the Rapper gained recognition after the release of his 2013 mixtape, Acid Rap. Since then, he has dropped several albums including Coloring Book, which garnered him three Grammy Awards.
Age – How Old is He?
He is currently 24 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
His birthday is on April 16, 1993
Place of Birth/Hometown
Chance the Rapper was born in Chicago, Illinois. Growing up, he spent his youth in the neighborhood of West Chatham.
He is African American
Chance the Rapper Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
He is 5’10 tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
He is 1.78 meters tall
Weight in Pounds
His weight is approximately 181 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
His weight is approximately 82kg
At this time, Chance the Rapper’s body measurements are unavailable
His shoe size has not been disclosed
Is Chance the Rapper Currently in a Relationship?
Since 2013, Chance the Rapper has been in a relationship with his long-term girlfriend, Kirsten.
Chance the Rapper’s Girlfriends
At this time, we do not have any information on Chance the Rapper’s previous relationships.
As far as we know, Chance the Rapper does not have any sisters.
He has a brother named Taylor Bennet, who is also a rapper.
Chance the Rapper has a daughter with his long-time girlfriend named Kensli Bennett. Incredibly protective, it wasn’t until early 2017 that he showed off his baby to the world.
As a teen, he went to Jones College Prep High School in downtown Chicago. Allegedly, he was suspended often during his time there.
As far as we know, Chance the Rapper has not gone to college.
We do not have any information on Chance the Rapper’s salary at this time.
As of 2017, Chance the Rapper has an estimated net worth of $9 Million.
A proud father, he spends most of his free time with his daughter
Favorite TV Show
Favorite Music Artists
Kanye West is one of his favorite rappers
Born on April 16, he is an Aries
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Chance the Rapper’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Chance the Rapper’s Facebook Account
Chance the Rapper’s Twitter Username
Chance the Rapper’s Instagram Username
Chance the Rapper’s Youtube Channel
Chance the Rapper’s Snapchat Username
Chance the Rapper’s Snapchat username is @mynamechance
Other Interesting Facts:
- Due to his father’s work in the Department of Labor, he had the opportunity to meet President Obama personality during his youth
- Growing up, his parents played a variety of music in the house including the works of Sam Cooke, and Billie Holiday
- One of his earliest public performances took place at the Harold Washington Library in Chicago
- During his senior year in high school, he was suspended for ten years after being found in possession of marijuana on campus
- At one point, he shared a house with James Blake in North Hollywood, though he later moved out a few months in
- Despite being raised a Christian, he eventually fell out of the faith; it wasn’t until his daughter was born with a heart condition that he rediscovered his faith
- He has won numerous industry accolades including two BET Awards, two BET Hip Hop Awards, and three Grammy Awards, among others
- He has been featured as a musical guest on many talk shows including The Arsenio Hall Show, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Saturday Night Live, and The Ellen Degeneres Show
- He has appeared in a couple of films including Clapping for the Wrong Reasons in 2013 and Mr. Happy in 2015
- Since his debut, he has embarked on two concert tours, that last of which (e.g. The Be Encouraged Tour) recently took place in 2017