Jack Harlow Height: What Is Rapper’s Real Height?
Jack Harlow’s height has been a subject of speculation since the American rapper burst onto the music scene in 2015. Though the musician appears short, his real height might surprise you. He was recently spotted at an event with the likes of Lil Nas X, and fans were taken aback that Jack Harlow was only slightly shorter than Lil Nas X. So, how tall is the rapper? Keep reading to find out.
What Is Jack Harlow’s Real Height?
The rapper is 5 feet 9 inches tall, though some sites list him as a 6-foot 3-inch man. However, given that Lil Nas X’s height is officially known (which is 6 feet 2 inches) and Jack Harlow appears slightly shorter than him, then Jack might really be 5 feet 9 inches after all.Embed from Getty Images
That means the rapper is taller than the likes of Lil Wayne (who happens to be 5 feet 5 inches), Kanye West, Drake, and DaBaby who all are under 5 feet 9 inches. This may shock a lot of fans who only see him in music videos and press conferences. However, Jack Harlow height can only be appreciated if he stands near some of his colleagues in the rap game.
Jack Harlow Biography
Jack Harlow (real name Jackman Thomas Harlow) was born in March 1998 to Brian Harlow and Maggie Harlow in Louisville, Kentucky. The rapper is of French and Irish Descent though he is an American. Jack Harlow’s birthday is 13th March. When Jack was 12 years old, his parents moved from Louisville to Shelbyville Kentucky where the young Jack took to rapping.
Jack Harlow’s First Attempt at Recording
Jack recorded songs and rhymes with the help of his friend, Copelan, using a Guitar Hero mic and a laptop. Together, the youngsters produced a CD titled Rippin’ and Rappin’ which became popular in their school, Highland Middle School. Proceeds from the sale of the CDs helped him to acquire a professional microphone once he got to the seventh grade.
Jack Harlow’s First Mixtape
He then recorded his first mixtape, Extra Credit, with his new microphone and released it under his stage name Mr. Harlow. Harlow then founded a music collective called Moose Gang consisting of friends within his inner circle. The group recorded two mixtapes “Music for Deaf” and “Moose Gang”, but the mixtapes failed to see the light of day.
Jack Harlow had his first taste of success when he released his EP, The Handsome Harlow, in 2015. The EP was released on the sonaBLAST! record label belonging to American film producer Gill Holland. All this while, the then 17-year-old, Jack, was still in high school. The youngster also had the privilege of opening for Vince Staples in his hometown, Louisville.
The rapper graduated from Atherton High School in 2016 and released the mixtape titled 18 under his new label, sonaBLAST! The mixtape featured his new music collective called Private Garden and other musical artists such as the Homies.
The following year, Harlow released the singles “Routine” and “Dark Knight” and a mixtape, Gazebo. He then embarked on a 14-state tour to promote his Gazebo mixtape with the tour coming to an end in January 2018.
The indie rock band, Portugal. The Man chose the rapper to open for them on their tour in selected cities that year. That same year, Skeme featured Harlow on his track “Get Sumn” alongside Lil James and Sixteen.
The Mainstream Recognition of Jack Harlow
Harlow moved to Atlanta and worked briefly at the Georgia State University cafeteria’s Chick-fil-A to raise some funds to supplement his income while pursuing his dream. A month later, he came into contact with DJ Drama at the Mean Street Studio.
This meeting yielded good results as he got signed to two record labels, Atlantic Records and Generation Now owned by DJ Drama, and celebrated record executive Don Cannon. Under the joint label, Harlow released his mixtape Loose which featured the likes of K Camp, Prince, and CyHi.
Harlow then went on a tour to promote his mixtape Loose which won a nomination at that year’s BET Hip hop Awards. However, the song that brought him worldwide fame was the single Whats Poppin off the Sweet Action album which he released in early 2020. The song was widely shared on Tiktok and has amassed over 140 million views on the platform.
On YouTube, Whats Poppin has received over 100 million views while the views on Spotify are nearing 400 million. In May 2021, he released his hit song Industry Baby featuring Lil Nas X and the song peaked at no. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The following year, the Kentucky native released another banger, Nail Tech, which was praised by Kanye West and performed well on the Billboard 100, peaking at no. 18.
Jack Harlow’s Net Worth
The 24-year-old is valued at $4 million as of 2022 and he has not shied away from spending some of his money on championship rings. Harlow is mostly seen donning his beloved rings wherever he goes and reports indicate that each of the rings weighs 55 grams and is made of 14K gold.
The young rapper also loves sneakers which is why he has an array of great and expensive sneakers in his shoe collection. Some of them include Jolly Rancher x New Balance and New Balance OMNIS Low “White”.
The Celebrities Who Have Influenced Jack Harlow
The American rapper has named Kanye West, Drake, Fergie, and Lil Wayne as celebrities who have influenced his music. Harlow has some of the best music videos out there and he has named notable Hollywood directors such as Alfred Hitchcock, Quentin Tarantino, and Martin Scorsese as his inspiration.
According to the rapper, he always wants his videos to be as short films that’ll grip his audience from beginning to end.
Who Is Jack Harlow Dating?
The musician was once linked to Tiktok star, Addison Rae after the two were spotted on a few occasions by the paparazzi. However, Harlow has insisted that he’s still single and told Crystal Rosas in an interview that he’s never dated anyone.
The white rapper was also rumored to be dating rapper Saweetie and Youtuber Emma Chamberlain after he flirted with her on the 2022 Met Gala red carpet. For now, the Whats Poppin rapper is still single and it appears it’s by choice because he once commented about how difficult it was to date when you are famous.
Jack Harlow’s Charity Works
Harlow is known for helping charity organizations, especially in his hometown Louisville Kentucky. He has made several donations to the Louisville Urban League as well as the Metro United Way.
Recently, Instagram and KFC promised to add $50,000 to Harlow’s fundraising efforts when he uses the social media platform’s fundraising feature. Harlow also partnered with KFC to donate $250,000 to the American Red Cross Society.