Lakeith Stanfield Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Family, Facts, Biography

Lakeith Stanfield as seen in 2017
Lakeith Stanfield Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth August 12, 1991
Zodiac Sign Leo
Hair Color Black

Lakeith Stanfield is an American actor who shot to fame with his feature film debut in Short Term 12 (2013), that was an adaptation of the short film made in 2008 in which he had also starred and earned a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award. He gained further recognition for his roles in numerous biopics including that of civil rights activist Jimmie Lee Jackson in Selma (2014) and Snoop Dogg in Straight Outta Compton (2015). He has also played leading as well as supporting roles in several critically acclaimed movies like Sorry to Bother You (2018), Uncut Gems (2019) and The Photograph (2020) and since 2016 he has portrayed Darius Epps in the comedy-drama series Atlanta. He is the recipient of numerous awards and titles such as “Breakthrough Performer” at the Hamptons International Film Festival (2015).

Born Name

Lakeith Lee Stanfield

Nick Name

Keith Stanfield

Lakeith Stanfield as seen in 2017
Lakeith Stanfield as seen in 2017 (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

San Bernardino, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

He went to the John Casablancas Modeling and Career Center in Los Angeles where he was signed by an agency after which he started auditioning for commercials.

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Occupation

Actor, Rapper

Family

Manager

He is represented by Innovative Artists.

Build

Slim

Lakeith Stanfield wishing everyone a good night's sleep in July 2020
Lakeith Stanfield wishing everyone a good night’s sleep in July 2020 (LaKeith Htiekal Stanfield / Instagram)

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. Xosha Roquemore – He has been in a relationship with actress Xosha Roquemore since 2015. They welcomed their 1st child in June 2017.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Black

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tall, slender physique
  • Mustache and beard
  • Tattoos on his body

Religion

He has stated to have believed in a religion he created himself, that he named “TRU Religion”.

Lakeith Stanfield Favorite Things

  • Tatoo – That of “TRU RELIGION” on his body
  • Roles He Would Love To Play – The DC Comics villain, Batman’s arch-enemy the Joker
  • Fan Of – Justice and bringing it to those who deserve it
  • Food – Candies, having believed in its power to revitalize one’s energy and having thought that more people should eat them

Source – IMDb, GQ.com

Lakeith Stanfield speaking at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International in San Diego in California
Lakeith Stanfield speaking at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International in San Diego in California (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Lakeith Stanfield Facts

  1. He was brought up in Riverside and Victorville.
  2. He has revealed that he was raised poor in a broken family that was dysfunctional on both sides.
  3. Stanfield has affirmed that he decided to become an actor at the age of 14, after joining his high school’s drama club.
  4. He got his 1st agent after doing a surfer skit.
  5. He is also an accomplished rapper and he has been into poetry, along with being an actor, and he has written a lot of the lyrics for Moor that is the band he has been a member of. His rap has not been traditional or conventional and has seemed to follow a unique beat of its own.
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Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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