Van Hunt is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer who came to limelight with his debut album Van Hunt (2004). He gained further popularity by releasing numerous other albums like The Fun Rises, the Fun Sets (2015), several EPs including Connect Set (2006), a variety of compilations such as Use in Case of Emergency (2009), and a number of singles like Eyes Like Pearls (2011). He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Grammy Award for “Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals” that he won for having appeared on the tribute version of the Sly & the Family Stone single Family Affair in 2006.

Born Name

Van Hunt

Nick Name

Van

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Dayton, Ohio, United States

Nationality

 

Education

He enrolled in Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1996 where he began to study English, but soon dropped out after deciding to produce demos for rappers instead.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Producer

Family

  • Father – Van Hunt, Sr.

Manager

He is represented by Randy Jackson.

Genre

Neo-Soul, Funk, Rock

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, Saxophone

Labels

  • Capitol Records
  • Blue Note Records
  • Godless Hotspot/Thirty Tigers

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. (2020-Present) – There had been speculation for some time that he had been dating actress Halle. He had hinted at a romance with her in late August via an Instagram image, while she seemed to confirm their relationship by dropping a photograph on her Instagram account in September 2020.
  2. He has a son from a previous relationship.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He is of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Salt-and-Pepper

Eye Color

Black

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Beard and mustache
  • Fuller lips

Van Hunt Favorite Things

  • Passionate About – Social justice, always having boldly stood up for a cause
  • Alternative Profession – Doing something in Applied Mathematics or Astrophysics having pointed out, however, to have not been a bright student

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Van Hunt Facts

  1. His father was a pal of Jimmy “Diamond” Williams who was the drummer of the popular funk band Ohio Players.
  2. He had taken up drums when he was 7 years old only and had proved to be good at it. He began learning to play the saxophone at the age of 8, adding bass and keyboards later. The last instrument he learned to play was the guitar, having gone on to play it for a rock band named Royalty.
  3. Hunt has performed alongside many A-list musicians including  and .
  4. He has affirmed that he has loved being a father to his son adding that it was a lot of fun and that he could not imagine anyone not wanting to explore the opportunity to be a father if he takes the decision to have a child.

Featured Image by Van Hunt / Instagram.

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Facts of Van Hunt

  • full nameVan Hunt
  • Date of Birth March 08, 1970
  • Age 51 years 8 months
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Aquamarine
  • Lucky Color Sea Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Cancer, Scorpio
  • weight76 kg
  • height5 ft 9 in

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