|Real Name/Full Name||Chancelor Jonathan Bennett|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Chance the Rapper|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||16 April 1993|
|Age/How Old:||29 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 77 Kg
In Pounds – 170 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Ken Williams Bennett
Mother – Lisa Bennett
|School:||Jones College Prep High School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Kirsten Corley|
|Kids/Children Name:||Kensli, Marli|
|Profession:||Rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, activist, philanthropist|
|Net Worth:||$30 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2023|
Chancelor Jonathan Bennett is a popular American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor. He is popularly known by his stage name, Chance the Rapper. He began his career back in 2011, although he rose to fame in 2013 when he released his second mixtape, “Acid Rap.” His third mixtape earned him several awards as well as critical acclaim.
Well, how well do you know about Chance the Rapper? If not much, here is what we know about Chance the Rapper to date.
Biography and Early Life
Chancelor was born on 16 April 1993 in Chicago, Illinois. He is the son of Ken Williams Bennett and Lisa Bennett. His father worked as an aide to Harold Washington and then to Barack Obama. His mother worked as an Attorney General in Illinois. His father started working in the Department of Labour for the Barack Obama administration when he was sixteen. He even met President Barack Obama and discussed with him his ambitions to become a rapper.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Chance the Rapper in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Chance the Rapper’s age is 29 years old as of today’s date 28th January 2023 having been born on 16 April 1993. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 170 lbs in Pound and 77kg in Kilograms.
Chancelor attended Jones College Prep High School and became a member of the Jewish Student Union. When he was in his fifth grade, he used to listen to Michael Jackson’s music and inspired him a lot. His parents also played music by a different artist. His love for hip-hop developed after hearing Kanye West’s song, “Through the Wire.” He then bought his debut album, College Dropout, after realizing that it was in this album. He was inspired by West to start rapping and later met him in August 201 during Bonnaroo Music Festival.
He began rapping while in sixth grade, and when he was in his freshman year, he formed a hip-hop duo with his friend. Most of his early performances happened AT Harold Washington Library. He spent much of his time in his junior and senior year working on his project of “10 Day” mixtape. He released it after he had been suspended from school for smoking cannabis.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Bennett has been in an on-and-off relationship with Kirsten Corley since 2013. He announced that she was expectant with their first child in July 2015, who later gave birth to their daughter, Kensli, in September. They separated in May 2016, and Corley requested a court order that Bennett supports his child. They reconciled in 2018 and later got engaged on 4 July 2018. Their wedding was on 9 March 2019 at Pelican Hill Resort, California. Their second daughter was born in September 2019.
Is Chance the Rapper Gay?
No. Chancelor is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumors. As a matter of fact, he is a family man with a wife and two lovely daughters.
Chance the Rapper recorded his first mixtape, 10 Day. He released another song in December 2011, “Windows,” which made him recognized by Complex Magazine. His mixtape was released on 3 April 2012. He appeared on Childish Gambino’s sixth mixtape in July 2012 entitled Royalty. He released his second mixtape, “Acid Rap,” on 30 April 2013.
Bennett released a short film, “Mr. Happy,” in March 2015, directed by Colin Tilley. He released another video song, “Family Matters,” on 13 October 2015. In 2016, he appeared in Kanye West’s album, “The Life of Pablo,” and several of his other tracks. His third mixtape, “Colouring Book,” was released on 12 May 2016 on Apple Music.
He performed during the 59 Grammy Awards event, where he won three awards and seven nominations. Kirk Franklin and Tamela Mann were featured in his performance. He was featured in one of Saba’s albums, “Care for Me,” in the song “Logout.” He wrote the song “True Kinda Love” in 2019 alongside James Fauntleroy, Julian Sanchez, Rebecca Sugar, and Macie Stewart for Steven Universe: The Movie.
Chance the Rapper has won several awards and nominations from his career. During the 59th annual Grammy Awards, he received seven nominations and eon three Grammy Awards. He was nominated for Emmy Award in July 2017 for his song, “Last Christmas.” He has also won two BET Awards and an NAACP Image Award.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Chance the Rapper in 2023
As of 2023, Chance the Rapper has an estimated net worth of $30 million. Although he does not sell his music as he distributes freely on the streaming sites, he has still made enormous net worth. His wealth has come from his collaboration with several popular artists. His wealth has been boosted by his various endorsements, such as Apple and Kit Kat.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- His younger brother, Taylor Bennett, is also a rapper and began their career at the same time.
- He is a Christian and has referred to Jesus Christ in most of his songs.
- He was suspended for ten days during his senior year for possession of Marijuana.
Chance the Rapper has earned a name for himself at his young age and has a considerable amount of net worth. He gained success in his own country and also globally. Having started his rapping career has made him meet up with popular artists, which has helped him to be successful.