Kendrick Lamar Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography

Kendrick Lamar's height is 5’6” (170cm). Kendrick Lamar Duckworth is an American rapper and songwriter who has won 161 awards from 399 nominations for his record-breaking albums. For instance, Lamar’s 2017 album, Damn, was the first non-classical and non-jazz album to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Music.

Likewise, albums such as Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, and To Pimp a Butterfly were Lamar’s enormous success. For the most part, the rapper’s songs have centered around the Black-American experience, making him one of the most influential rappers of his generation.

Lamar was born on the 17th of June, 1987, in Compton, California, U.S. to the family of the Gangster Disciple, Kenny Duckworth. While growing up around gang members, his mother Paula Oliver named him in honor of singer-songwriter Eddie Kendricks.

Kendrick Lamar Bio

Nevertheless, Lamar has mentioned Tupac Shakur, The Notorious B.I.G., and Eminem being some of his top favorite rappers who inspired him during his early life. Talking about which, the star was a quiet and shy kid until the age of seven.

In addition, the star was a straight-A student and graduated from Centennial High School. Meanwhile, in 2003, Lamar released his first mixtape called Youngest Head Nigga in Charge, which successfully garnered local attention. And soon, the star began securing different recording contracts.


Full Name

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth


K-Dot, King Kendrick, Cornrow Kenny, Oklama


Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer

Famous for

His mega success albums such as Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, To Pimp a Butterfly, Damn

Date of Birth

June 17, 1987

Age (as of 2022)



Compton, California, U.S.

Zodiac Sign



Compton Unified School District


Centennial High School

Father’s Name

Kenny Duckworth

Mother’s Name

Paula Oliver


Kayla Duckworth

Marital Status


Girlfriend Name


Wife Name

Whitney Alford

Friends Name

50 Cent, J Cole




Compton, California, U.S.

Current Address

Compton, California, U.S.




Basketball, Reading, Writing, Traveling


14 Grammy Awards, 6 Billboard Music Awards, the ASCAP Vanguard Award

Net Worth

$80 Million

Monthly Earning

$1.5 Million

Physical Measurement & More

Being far below the average African-American male height of 5 feet 10 inches, Lamar made the decision of choosing to rap over basketball. Indeed, the star made the right choice. But if you are interested, you can still find Lamar’s physical measurements below.


Height (approx.)

In centimeters - 170 cm

In meters - 1.7 m

In feet inches - 5’6”

Weight (approx.)

67 kg

Eye Color


Hair Color


Skin Color

Light Skin

Social Media Account Link

It’s quite amazing how Lamar’s Instagram account is empty, yet the star has accumulated over 11M followers on the same platform. But, you can follow him on different social media to stay updated, as we have listed them below.












Kendrick Lamar

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  • Kendrick Lamar is a devout Christian and credits God for his fame. Fun fact, the star even dressed up as Jesus for Halloween.
  • As a kid, Lamar was mesmerized after seeing Tupac Shakur and Dr. Dre shoot the promo for ‘California Love’ right beside his house.
  • The star was a straight-A student who found school pretty fun. For instance, he even rushed a poetry homework assignment in 10 minutes, and still ended up with an A.
  • Lamar grew up around gang members, as his own father was a gangster disciple, who had connections with the notorious Westside Piru Bloods gang.
  • Luckily, the star found the love of his life, Whitney Alford, right after finishing high school, as the couple got engaged and even have two children as of 2022.
  • Funny yet true, Lamar wrote his greatest album ‘Damn’ in his mum’s kitchen. And, the star even shared a text from his mum, who said it was the best after hearing the record.

Commonly Asked Questions About Kendrick Lamar

  • Why does Kendrick Lamar wear a crown of thorns?
    • Lamar shared with his fans that the crown of thorns was a remembrance of the greatest prophets to have ever walked on the Earth.
  • Is Kendrick Lamar a Blood?
    • While the star did grow up around gang members who were close friends with Westside Piru Bloods, he himself was not a Blood.
  • How much does Kendrick Lamar’s crown cost?
    • Lamar’s diamond-encrusted thorn crown costs over $3 million.
  • Is Kendrick still with Dr. Dre?
    • Yes, Kendrick is still with Dr. Dre ever since he first signed with Aftermath Entertainment in 2012 under which the star has released a total of 5 labels.
  • Did Tupac inspire Kendrick Lamar?
    • Yes, the star has even mentioned Tupac being one of his biggest inspirations behind his worth-smithery.