American hip hop record producer and recording artist who rose to fame as a rapper following the release of his debut mixtape, The Come Up, in early 2007. J. Cole’s first studio album Cole World: The Sideline Story (2011) debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200, with first-week sales of 218,000 copies. The album’s lead single “Work Out” peaked at number thirteen on the Billboard Hot 100 and became a top ten hit on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts. His second studio album Born Sinner (2013), also topped the Billboard 200. Its lead single, “Power Trip”, peaked at number 19 on the Hot 100 and received a platinum certification from the RIAA.
J. Cole Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 28 January 1985
Birth Place: Frankfurt, Germany
Birth Name: Jermaine Lamarr Cole
Nickname: Blaza, Therapist, King Cole
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Occupation: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Record executive
Race/Ethnicity: Multiracial; African-American (father), Irish, German, English, Scottish (mother)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
J. Cole Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 185 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 84 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 2″
Height in Meters: 1.88 m
Shoe Size: 10 (US)
J. Cole Family Details:
Father: Former US army veteran
Mother: Kay (Postal worker in US Postal Service)
Spouse/Wife: Melissa Heholt (m. 2015)
Children: 1 (Son)
Siblings: Zach Cole (Brother)
Others: William Thomas Parkinson (Maternal grandfather), Helen Joanne Hester (Maternal grandmother),
J. Cole Education:
Terry Sanford High School
St. John’s University
J. Cole Facts:
*He was born on January 28, 1985 in Frankfurt, Germany.
*His full name is Jermaine Lamarr Cole.
*He was raised by his mother and cousin.
*He started rapping at age twelve, and making beats at fifteen.
*He graduated from St Johns University in New York Magna Cum Laude with a 3.82 GPA.
*He released his debut studio album Cole World: The Sideline Story in September 2011.
*His musical influences are Nas, Tupac, Outkast and Canibus.
*He is married to Melissa Heholt, with whom he has a son.
*Visit his official website: www.jcolemusic.com
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.