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Dababy is an American media personality. Dababy is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter who was formerly popular as Baby Jesus. Likewise, his debut studio album ‘Baby on Baby’ became number seven on the ‘Billboard 200’ in the year 2019.

Early Life and Childhood

Dababy was born on 22nd December 1991 and is currently 32 years old. His birth name is Jonathan Lyndale Kirk and his zodiac sign is Capricorn. Likewise, Kirk was born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, and holds American citizenship. Similarly, talking about his ethnicity and religion, he belongs to the African-American ethnic group and follows Christianity. Likewise, talking about his childhood, even though Kirk was born in Cleveland, and later went to Charlotte, North Carolina at the age of eight in the year 1999 where he spent most of his early days.

Likewise, about his personal life, Kirk is quite discreet and has not given much information in the media. Similarly, there is no information about his parents yet in the media. Similarly, he has two older brothers. Moreover, he acknowledges his brothers for their influence on his taste in music. Similarly, he grew up listening to artists including Eminem, Kanye West, 50 Cent, and Lil Wayne among others. However, during childhood, he has found himself amidst bad elements from the streets even indulging in petty crimes as a teenager. Moreover, he frequently went to the local police station for crimes including driving with a fake license and possessing marijuana.


Caption: Childhood pictures of Dababy with his father. Source: Instagram

Furthermore, talking about his educational background, Kirk is a high school graduate and attended Vance High School. Likewise, he went to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for two years. However, he did not complete the studies as he was only attending it for his parent’s sake.

Dababy – Professional Life

Likewise, as he already had a keen interest in making a career in music, Kirk started his career in music in his early 20s. He ended his small jobs and illegal ways of making money. Moreover, he also underwent a major psychological transformation in the year 2014 when he decided to leave a life of crime behind. Similarly, he also became conscious of his duties as a member of society. Likewise, he slowly started working on making his music better. Moreover, he says that he immersed himself in music to help people through his words and poetry.

Likewise, he made his name ‘Baby Jesus’ but because it was inappropriate religiously, he changed it to ‘DaBaby’ later. Similarly, he made his debut in music in the year 2014. Likewise, his music career took off by releasing Nonfiction’s debut mixtape. Followed by this, he made the mixtape series ‘Baby Talk’, ‘Billion Dollar Baby’, and ‘Baby Jesus Shit’. Likewise, Kirk made his big break in his career after signing with Arnold Taylor who is the president of the South Coast Music Group Label. Moreover, Taylor says Kirk performed around North California clubs while he was launching his label.

More on Career and Nominations

Followed by this, in January 2019, Kirk signed with Interscope where he began his own imprint ‘Billion Dollar Baby Entertainment, Likewise, later he got to feature on various hit songs throughout mid-2019 including Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘Cash Shit’ and Quality Control’s ‘Baby’. Similarly, her second album ’Kirk’ was a tribute to his last name. This album was released on September 27 and became a debut on the US Billboard 200.

Likewise, Kirk has also made notable appearances on many music videos including Post Malone’s ‘Enemies’ which became number 16 on the Billboard Hot 100. Moreover, Kirk received two nominations both for ‘Suge’ in the category of Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song on the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards.

Likewise, he has won many awards for his impressive performances including ‘ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards’, ‘The BET Awards, and ‘BET Hip Hop Awards’. Similarly, his work also came under many notable nominations.

Dababy – Net worth 2024

Talking about his net worth and earnings, Kirk is a singer and rapper by profession. Likewise, his primary source of income is from his singing career. Similarly, he has been making a decent amount of earnings and impressive fame from his career. Likewise, he has a net worth of around $3 million. However, there is no information about his asset values available in the media.

Relationship Status

Regarding his relationship status, Kirk is in a relationship. In December 2020, he revealed his relationship with Dominican-American singer and choreographer DaniLeigh. Likewise, in the past, he had two children of which one was from his past relationship. His daughter was born in the year 2017 and his second child was born in the year 2020.


Unfortunately, Kirk was involved in Huntersville, North Carolina where a 19-year-old was shot in the abdomen and died soon after. However, even though, he confirmed his involvement in the shooting and defended it as ‘he acted in self-defense’. Likewise, the most series charge was in March 2019 in which he became guilty of carrying a concealed weapon which was a misdemeanor. Additionally, in January 2020, in Miami, he was charged with a robbery and also in an investigation. Likewise, during his ‘Up Close N Personal’ tour in Tampa, Florida, Kirk slapped a female fan on his way to the stage.

Dababy – Body Measurement

Kirk has a fit physique and his body measurements are he stands 5 feet 8 inches (68 inches) tall and weighs around 75 kg. Similarly, he has a body measurement of 40-35-30 inches. Likewise, looking at his physical appearance he has a dark skin tone with dark brown pair of eyes and hair color.


Caption: Dababy posing for a picture. Source: Instagram

Social Media

Reflecting upon his social media presence, Kirk is active on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Likewise, his Instagram handle is @dababy and has 16.6 million followers in it. Similarly, Kirk joined Twitter in January 2015 and has over 3.6 million followers on his @DaBabyDaBaby account on Twitter. Likewise, Kirk has 3.5 million followers on her @babyjesus704 account on Facebook. Similarly, DaBaby has 7.29 million subscribers on her YouTube channel since he joined on 29th January 2015.