Diplo Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Diplo is an American DJ, songwriter, and record producer who is the lead member of the electronic dancehall music project Major Lazer which he founded along with songwriter and DJ Switch. In addition to that, he is also a member of the supergroup LSD with and , one-half of electronic duo Jack Ü with producer and DJ , and a member of supergroup duo Silk City with . Over the years, Diplo has also worked with artists like , , , , , , , , , , , and .

Born Name

Thomas Wesley Pentz

Nick Name

DJ Diplodocus, Diplo

Sun Sign


Born Place

Tupelo, Mississippi, United States




In 1997, he started going to the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. Post that, he enrolled himself at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


DJ, Record Producer, Rapper, Songwriter


  • Father – Thomas Pentz
  • Mother – Barbara Jean (née Cox)
  • Others – Charles Raymond Pentz (Paternal Grandfather), Ruth L. Thomas (Paternal Grandmother), Norman Haywood Cox (Maternal Grandfather), Barbara F. (Maternal Grandmother)


Diplo is attached with –

  • The Windish Agency
  • Echo Location Talent Agency
  • TMWRK Management
  • Sacks & Co. (Media Relations)


EDM (Electronic Dance Music), Dancehall, Hip Hop, Trap, Moombahton, Electro House, Pop


Bass, Keyboard, Piano, Synthesizer


Big Dada, Mad Decent, Hyatt Records, Atlantic Records




5 ft 10¾ in or 179.5 cm


86 kg or 190 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Diplo has dated –

  1. – He was previously involved with the glamor model and DJ Chantel Jeffries.
  2. Maya Arulpragasam (2003-2008) – From 2003 to 2008, he was romantically linked to British-Sri Lankan rapper and singer, They are still very good friends.
  3. Kathryn Lockhart (2009-2014) – In 2009, he then started dating Kathryn Lockhart. They dated for several years until calling it quits in April 2014. Due to this pretty long relationship, the DJ has two sons, Lockett (b. 2010) and Lazer (b. 2014).
  4. (2014-2015) – In April 2014, he started dating famous pop singer Katy Perry. The rumors appeared the next month that they had split. It was an ON again, OFF again kind of relationship. They finally split in March 2015.
  5. (2015) – It was rumored that Diplo had a fling with singer-songwriter and actress, Madonna, in the year 2015.
  6. – He had dated Canadian social media influencer, reality TV star, entrepreneur, fashion designer, model, and YouTuber Francesca Farago, on and off for several months, before she shot to fame via the Netflix reality show Too Hot to Handle. Francesca had even had his name tattooed inside her mouth.
  7. Javon King – He was romantically involved with Javon King, a Trinidadian model and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss Universe Trinidad and Tobago 2014, in the past. The duo also parents a son named Pace who was born on March 20, 2020.
  8. (2016) – He had an encounter with actress Kate Hudson in 2016.

Race / Ethnicity


He is of English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Cornish, Welsh, and Swiss-German descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Blue eyes
  • Short hair


Diplo’s body specifications might be –

  • Chest – 41 in or 104 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 15 in or 38 cm
  • Waist – 34 in or 86 cm

Shoe Size

or 9.5 (UK) or 43.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

He has been featured in a commercial on Blackberry Torch 9800.

Best Known For

His EPs and albums such as Florida (2004), Guns Don’t Kill People… Lazers Do (2009), Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü (2015), etc.

First Album

As a solo artist, Diplo released Florida (as his first official album) in 2004 via Big Dada label. the standard edition of the album consists of 11 singles.

As a part of the music group Major Lazer, his debut album was Guns Don’t Kill People… Lazers Do which released in June 2009 via Downtown Records. It was named as 10th best album of 2009 by Rhapsody (online music store).

As a one-half of the music duo Jack Ü, Diplo first released Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü in February 2015 by OWSLA and Mad Decent. It consists of 9 singles and received overall positive reviews.

First Film

As an actor, his first performance was in a short musical video Malice N Wonderland released in 2010 where he played the role of Waiter #2.

His rather bigger role came in the next film Burning Man: Bable released in 2014 where he portrayed the role of Wesley Pentz.

Diplo Favorite Things

  • Creative Person – Die Antwoord’s Ninja
  • Music Producers – Sophie, Eprom, , etc.
  • Shoes – Mr. Hare
  • Festival To Perform At – Mad Decent Block Party
  • Food Spot (When he was at Temple University) – Sister Muhammad’s Kitchen

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Diplo Facts

  1. Diplo is the founder of the record label, Mad Decent.
  2. While growing up, he spent the majority of his time in Miami and learned Miami bass.
  3. He is like a to New Zealand singer .
  4. Diplo is the co-founder of Heaps Decent, a not-for-profit organization.
  5. In Philadelphia, he has even taught students by working as a school teacher.
  6. Together with Skrillex, he founded a DJ duo called Jack Ü in 2013. The duo had already performed at Ultra Music Festival in Miami in 2014.
  7. His stage name “Diplo” has been derived from Diplodocus due to his great interest in dinosaurs at a young age.
  8. Diplo is also a part of the music group, Major Lazer, which was created by him in 2008 with a British DJ, Switch. Now, Switch has left the group.
  9. He had his first kiss when he was in middle school. It was with a girl who was his enemy but in order to hide from the police, they started kissing.
  10. In October 2020, he was living with social media star who is 22 years his junior. Diplo told that since he had “no other friends”, he was living with her.
  11. He supported ‘s 2020 presidential campaign.

Facts of Diplo

  • full nameDiplo
  • Date of Birth November 10, 1978
  • Age 45 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Scorpio
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Garnet
  • Lucky Color Purple
  • Best Match for Marriage Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
  • weight86 kg
  • height5 ft 10¾ in

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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