Openly Gay IloveMakonnen Bio – Boyfriend & Weight Loss Including His Age, Parents & Height

On the memory of Lil Peep!

Lately, IloveMakonnen dropped the song “I’ve Been Waiting,’ which he had recorded with Lil Peep. They made a breezy track before the singer’s death that now includes vocals from Fall Out Boy.

IloveMakonnen is an American rapper and singer who gained recognition after the release of Canadian rapper Drake’s remix to his song “Tuesday” in 2014. On September 1, 2014, he signed with Drake’s label OVO Sound. But he parted ways with Drake’s label without any apparent reason after two years.

Here is more about IloveMakonnen bio, including his age, height, parents, weight loss, boyfriend, and other wiki facts.

Celeb Facts

Birth NameMakonnen Sheran
BirthdayApril 14, 1989
Age29
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac SignAries
NationalityAmerican
Ethnicity African-American, Asian, and Indian
Height5 feet 8 inches
ProfessionRapper
ParentsNot disclosed
Dating/PartnerNo
Married/HusbandNo
SiblingsNot disclosed
Net worthN/A

IloveMakonnen is Gay: Who is His Partner?

It has been more than two years since he came out as gay. On January 20, 2017, he revealed his sexuality viaTwitter, where he said:

 ‘As a fashion icon, I can’t tell u about everybody else’s closet, I can only tell u about mine, and it’s time I’ve come out’.

Many supported IloveMakonnen for his honesty and accepted his choice wholeheartedly. On the contrary, American hip-hop trio Migos, involving of bandmates, Offset, Quavo and Takeoff, was initially upset about his actions. The trio had also featured him in the hit song, Whip It.

IloveMakonnen partner, boyfriend, gay
IloveMakonnen was allegedly dating the late rapper, Lil Peep.

Subsequently, rumors of IloveMakonnen dating the fellow rapper, Lil Peep were all over the internet. The duo also attended various social events and jam-packed their social walls with cute photos. Nevertheless, their relationship ended too early after Lil Peep’s death due to an overdose of narcotic analgesics on 15 November 2017. Before coming out as gay, he was previously in a relationship with his now ex-girlfriend, SpookyTeenWitch.

As for now, IloveMakonnen is single. He hasn’t married anyone yet.

IloveMakonnen Weight Loss

After dropping the hit song Tuesday, he underwent an extensive weight loss program. He looked very different from the big, burly figure from his early days. Moreover, his weight loss augmented distance with OVO, which resulted in a postponed release of his songs and albums.

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He also said that OVO stood for “Overweight Only,” in a series of Snapchats in April 2016. Furthermore, he added that he was out from OVO as he was underweight and those at OVO did not like his visually pleasing images. However, he did a U-turn from his original stance and titled Drake as his big role model.

IloveMakonnen Bio – Wiki: Age, Height, Parents, Birthday

IloveMakonnen was born as Makonnen Sheran in 1989 in South Los Angeles, California. His parents kept his name after Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael. His father worked as an electrician while his mother was into the beauty business. In 2002, he relocated to the Atlanta area at the age of 13 after his parents’ divorce. He left LA as it reminded him of his close friend, who died in his senior year in high school. His grandmother was an inspiration to his musical career as she was an opera singer.

IloveMakonnen celebrates his birthday on April 14 that makes his age 29.  He is of mixed ethnicity having African-American, Indian, Irish, Belgian, German, and Chinese origin. He stands tall at the height of 5 feet 8 inches.