Diplo Age, Facts, Family, Biography, Career

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About Diplo
Birth PlaceUnited States
Birth DateNovember 101978
Zodiac SignScorpio
Eye ColorBlue

Who Is Diplo?

Diplo is an American DJ, songwriter, and record producer known for being the primary figure behind the electronic dancehall music project Major Lazer, which he co-founded with songwriter and DJ Switch. Furthermore, he is a member of the supergroup LSD, alongside Sia and Labrinth. Diplo is also one half of the electronic duo Jack Ü, in collaboration with producer and DJ Skrillex, and he forms a duo called Silk City with Mark Ronson as well.

What Is Diplo’s Real Name?

His real name is Thomas Wesley Pentz, but he is better known as Diplo.

How Many Social Media Followers Does He Have?

He has more than 7 million followers on Instagram (@diplo), over 3 million followers on X (@diplo), and more than 3 million subscribers on YouTube (@diplo). He has 33 million+ monthly listeners on Spotify.

What Is His Net Worth?

In 2023, he had a net worth of $50 million.

What Are The Educational Details Of Diplo?

He completed his high school education at Hendersonville High School in Hendersonville, Tennessee. In 1997, he began his studies at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. Later on, he enrolled at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

What Is The Height Of Diplo?

He is about 5 feet and 10.75 inches or 179.70 cm tall.

Who Is In His Family?

Thomas Pentz is his father while Barbara Jean is his mother. Additionally, he had a sister named Amy who passed away in 2023.

What Is His Birthplace?

He was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, United States.

Has He Endorsed Any Brand?

He was featured in a commercial for the Blackberry Torch 9800.

Does Diplo Have A Girlfriend?

He was in a romantic relationship with Maya Arulpragasam (2003-2008), Kathryn Lockhart (2009-2014), Katy Perry (2014-2015), Madonna (2015), Francesca Farago, Jevon King, Kate Hudson (2016), and Chantel Jeffries (2020).

He and Kathryn Lockhart have two sons together, named Lockett and Lazer. In 2020, he welcomed another son named Pace with the model Jevon King.

Diplo Facts

  1. Diplo is one of the co-founders of Heaps Decent, a non-profit organization.
  2. He has also worked as an educator, teaching students in Philadelphia.
  3. His stage name “Diplo” is inspired by his childhood fascination with dinosaurs, particularly the Diplodocus.
  4. In December 2020, Diplo sought a restraining order against an ex-girlfriend who allegedly posted explicit photos and private videos of him on her Instagram account, as well as sharing them with his previous partners.
  5. In April 2023, Diplo and Dove Cameron collaborated on a new song titled “Use Me (Brutal Hearts),” and the music video for this song included actor Sean Penn.


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