|Real Name/Full Name||Bobby Ray Simmons Jr|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||B.o.B|
|Birth Place:||Winston-Salem, North Carolina|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||15 November 1988|
|Age/How Old:||34 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – unknown
Mother – unknown
|School:||Columbia High School|
|Profession:||record producer, songwriter, and conspiracy theorist rapper,|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2022|
Bobby Ray Simmons Jr is an American Professional rapper, record producer, singer, songwriter, and conspiracy theorist commonly known as B.o. B. He rose to fame after his single “Nothin’ on You” (feat. Bruno Mars) hit number one in the United stated and also in the United Kingdom Billboards in 2009. His singles “Airplanes” (feat. Hayley Williams) and “Magic” hit the US Billboard Hot 100.
Well, how well do you know about B.o.B? If not much, here is what we know about B.o.B to date.
Biography and Early Life
Bobby Ray Simmons Jr. was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on November 15, 1988. Music was his passion from a young age as he started playing the trumpet in his school band all through from elementary school to high school. Bobby has an older brother who was a huge encouragement for him to follow his heart into music.
It was in sixth grade that bobby decided that he would pursue a career in music. His parents were for the idea that he would continue with his education and were against his idea of pursuing music but they were soon changed when they realized that Bobby was using music as a creative outlet and more importantly as a form of therapy.
Bobby recounted that his parents always supported him where they even bought him his first keyboard and always helped him obtain the equipment he needed but they did not fully understand what he was trying to accomplish.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is B.o.B in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, B.o.B’s age is 34 years old as of today’s date 8th December 2022 having been born on 15 November 1988. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.
Bobby attended Columbia High School in Decatur, Georgia but dropped out in grade nine after he landed a record deal.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Bobby has not taken his personal life to media and little is known concerning his personal affairs. His relationship status remains single currently but had been rumored to be in a relationship with singer Sevyn Streeter.
B.o. B is not known to holding back what he believes in and he is an outspoken conspiracy theorist. He believes that the world will be taken over by the Illuminati, the earth is flat, the U.S government administers celebrity cloning, the moon landing in 1969 was faked and 9/11 was an inside job.
Bobby is an active social media person with 745k followers on Instagram and 2million followers on Twitter.
Is B.o.B gay?
There is not much information on the internet that might convict Bobby to the account of being either gay or bisexual. There have not been rumors either of him being gay. From the minimal information obtained, it is right to say that B.o. B is of a straight sexual orientation.
Bobby started his music career in high school where he dropped out after he landed a record deal. He met Brian Richardson (B-Rich) at the age of 14 in 2002, who became his mentor and co-manager and was able to sell his first beat to recording artist Citti for the song “I’m the Cookie Man”.
B-rich introduced Bobby to producer T. J. Chapman who agreed to become his co-manager in 2006. One month later after meeting Chapman, Bobby signed a signed with Atlantic Records Rebel Rock a subsidiary imprint. His single “Haterz Everywhere” was on the top five in Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart on the US Billboard. Bobby started rising to fame in 2007 after the single “Haterz Everywhere”. The remix to the song was included to be used in the video game Fight Night Round 4.
Between 2007 and 2008, Bobby released mixtapes including: “The future” and “Cloud 9” and extended plays Eastside in 2007 and 12th Dimension in 2008. In 2009, he was involved in making a song for the videogame GTA: The Lost and Damned. In 2008 Bobby was included in XXL’s 2009 annual freshman Class and was featured on the cover together with rappers Ace Hood, Asher Roth, Wale, Kid Cudi, Charles Hamilton, Cory Gunz, Mickey Factz, and Blu.
In 2010, Bobby had success in the release of his mixtape titled May 25 which was in preparation for the release of his studio album Adventures of Bobby Ray which followed with the commercial success of his singles “Don’t Let Me Fall”, “Airplanes” and “Bet I”. The album Adventures of Bobby Ray was number one on the Billboard 200 and sold 84,000 copies in the first week.
In 2016, he was certified as “2x Platinum” by the American Recording Industry Association because of the success of the album. He released his second album “Strange Clouds” in 2012 which performed extremely well and was ranked fourth in the top 10 hits on the US Billboard Hot 100. He released his third album, “Underground Luxury” in 2013 and his albums “Somnia” and “Lost Tapes” in 2020 and 2021 respectively.
He was featured in an Ad Campaign “Magic” by Adidas’ after his single “Magic”
His singles and albums received nominations from the Teen Choice Awards, Suckerfree Summit, MTV Video Music Awards, and the BET Awards.
He was nominated for five Grammy Awards as the Best Rap Album and Record of the year in 2011
He was featured on the BET Hip Hop Awards cypher in 2012 together with Grand Hustle Iggy Azalea, Chip, T.I., and Trae tha Truth.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of B.o.B in 2022
As of 2022, his net worth is estimated to be $10 million. Most of this has been as a result of his music albums. It was because signing records with Grand Hustle Records, Rebel Rock Entertainment, and Atlantic Records that he had his big break. He also makes much money from being endorsed by brands
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Bobby stands tall at a height of 5’10’’ and a weight of 75 kg.
- His zodiac sign is Scorpio
- He is a vocal conspiracy theorist.
Bobby’s career path has not been the easiest but he has proven that with hard work and taking risks, one is guaranteed success. Being one of the best rappers in the US is not come easy, and it requires determination.