Two-time Grammy Award winner Thomas Wesley Pentz also known as Diplo, is an American DJ. He is also a songwriter and record producer. He is widely popular for his albums like Florida, Diplo Present Jack U, and Guns Don’t Kill People. Big Dada Label released his first official album in the year 2004, which was having 11 singles. Following up, his album Duns Don’t Kill People…Lazers Do release in the year 2009 with the Downtown records. He also makes music for pop stars like Beyonce and Justin Bieber.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Diplo Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Diplo was born on 10th November in the year 1978, and his present age is 40 years. He is the guide member of the electronic dancehall music project Major Lazer. His parents were Barbara Jean (née Cox) and Thomas Pentz. According to some recent reports, he has German and English roots. During the early days of his career, he was any collaboration with DJ Low Budget. He has dated the popular pop star Katy Perry as well.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Thomas Wesley Pentz|
|Age:||41 years old|
|Birth Date:||10 November 1978|
|Birth Place:||Tupelo, Mississippi, United States|
|Parents:||Thomas Pentz and mother Barbara Jean (Cox)|
|Children:||Lockett Pentz, Lazer Pentz|
|Profession:||Disc jockey (DJ), record producer, and songwriter|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$30 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Diplo is 41 years old. His hair color is light brown, and eye color is blue as well as is a sexual orientation is straight. His chest size can be 104 CM, and biceps could be around 38 CM. As well, his waste can be 86 CM. His weight can be around 86 kg. His height can be a 178 CM for 5 feet 10 inches.
Education, School/College University
In 1997, he was going ahead to the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. Later on, he registered at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is also known that Diplo has spent his early days in his father’s shop where he used to do a lot of works and activities.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
As mentioned earlier, Diplo was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, to Barbara Jean and Thomas Pentz. He spent his young hood time in Miami, whereas Diplo mainly spent his early days in South Florida. In the starting, he began his career with local parties, where he used to be a professional DJ.
Later on, he gets success in the Shimla in, and it influences him to release further mixtapes. In the year 2004, M.I.A., who is a popular rapper, approach Diplo when he was DJling one night. Diplo holds the American nationality, and he has not spoken candidly about his political views. In addition, the information and details regarding his siblings are not available.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
One of the interesting facts about the life of the Diplo is that he has never been awarded any of his girlfriends. With Kathryn Lockhart, he has two sons, but again, you need to know that Diplo is not wedded with her as she was his former girlfriend. The life of the Diplo has always been in the controversies and debates as he dated so many popular female singing sensations. In this list, you can include Madonna, M.I.A., and Katy Perry as well. He has two sons known as Lockett Pentz and Lazer Pentz.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||single|
|When did he get married? (married date):||N/A|
|does he have any relationship affair?||N/A|
|Is DIPLO Gay?||No|
|Kids:||Lockett Pentz, Lazer Pentz|
Professional Life and Career
Diplo’s professional career is always a very great thing to know because he has worked with some of the top pop stars of the world. Before starting the career, in the year 2013, his album revolution was at 68 numbers on the US Billboard 200. He also has recorded commercials for Hyundai as well as WWE 2K16. He has also worked on a number of production projects as well as mixed type projects with the most popular and iconic pop stars.
Awards & Nominations
In the year 2009, Diplo was nominated for Grammy award for record of the Year. Due to his work “paper planes’ with M.I.A., he was nominated for Grammy award. In the year 2016, Diplo he won Grammy Awards for his album Skrillex and Diplo present Jack U. He gets this award in the best dance or electronic album category. For the recording of “Electricity,” he again won the Grammy award for best dance recording.
Diplo Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of May 2020, Due to a very good profession, he manages to earn $30 million.
Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
The life of the Diplo has always been in the disagreements and questions as he dated so many popular female singing sensations. In this record, you can include Madonna, M.I.A., and Katy Perry as well.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Diplo is active on social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. On the mentioned platforms, he has become a great name who is having millions of followers.
As he has worked with Shakira, Madonna, Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Bad Bunny, and many other pop artists, it can be said that he is having a very good time as a professional DJ.