“Weird Al” Yankovic Height, Weight, Family, Spouse, Education, Biography

"Weird Al" Yankovic Height, Weight, Family, Spouse, Education, Biography
“Weird Al” Yankovic Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 79 kg
Date of Birth October 23, 1959
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Spouse Suzanne Krajewski

“Weird Al” Yankovic is an American singer, musician, record producer, and actor who is renowned for parodying songs by contemporary musical artists/groups. He is also well recognized for original songs that are pastiches of the work of other acts. As of January 2021, he had sold more than 12 million albums, recorded more than 150 parodies and original songs, performed more than 1,000 live shows, and won 5 Grammy Awards.

Born Name

Alfred Matthew Yankovic

Nick Name

“Weird Al” Yankovic, The Weird One, The Boneless Boy, The King of Parody

Weird Al Yankovic as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2019
“Weird Al” Yankovic as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2019 (“Weird Al” Yankovic / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Downey, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

“Weird Al” had been enrolled in kindergarten a year earlier than most children and had also skipped second grade. He had attended the Lynwood High School in Lynwood, California, where his unusual early schooling experience meant that he was 2 years younger than most of his classmates.

He had graduated from there in 1975 and was valedictorian of his senior class. He had then joined the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, a public university in San Luis Obispo, California. He had graduated from there with a bachelor’s degree in architecture.

Occupation

Singer, Musician, Record Producer, Actor

Weird Al Yankovic as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2018
“Weird Al” Yankovic as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2018 (“Weird Al” Yankovic / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Nick Yankovic (Physician, a Medic during World War II) (d. April 9, 2004)
  • Mother – Mary Elizabeth Yankovic (née Vivalda) (Stenographer) (d. April 9, 2004)
  • Others – Matthew Yankovic (Paternal Grandfather), Mary A. Bray (Paternal Grandmother), John Battista Alfredo ‘Alfred’ Vivalda (Maternal Grandfather), Fairy Mae Kidwell (Maternal Grandmother)

Genre

Comedy, Parody, Polka, Geek Rock

Instruments

Vocals, Accordion, Keyboards, Harmonica, Theremin, Tambourine

Labels

  • Rock ‘n Roll Records
  • Capitol Records
  • Placebo
  • TK Records
  • Scotti Brothers Records
  • Volcano Entertainment
  • RCA Records

Net Worth

“Weird Al” Yankovic’s net worth had been $20 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Average

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

79 kg or 174 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

“Weird Al” has dated –

  1. Victoria Jackson (1990-1991)
  2. Suzanne Krajewski (2001-Present) – “Weird Al” had first met marketing executive Suzanne Krajewski in 2001 after they were introduced to each other by their mutual friend and actor/writer/musician Bill Mumy. They got married later that year and have a daughter together named Nina Yankovic (b. 2003).

Weird Al Yankovic, with his wife and daughter, as seen in October 2019
“Weird Al” Yankovic, with his wife and daughter, as seen in October 2019 (“Weird Al” Yankovic / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of Yugoslav (Slovenian, Croatian) descent on his father’s side; and Italian, English, part Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and distant Dutch, Welsh, and Scottish descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Mildly stocky frame
  • Center-parted, shoulder-length, curly hair
  • Clean-shaven look

Religion

Christianity

Weird Al Yankovic as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2020
“Weird Al” Yankovic as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2020 (“Weird Al” Yankovic / Instagram)

“Weird Al” Yankovic Facts

  1. “Weird Al” had developed an interest in music for the first time when he was 7 years old. His parents had enrolled him in a local music school where he had started taking accordion lessons.
  2. As a child, his mother would not let him go outside the house very often due to which he would get plenty of time to practice the instrument at home.
  3. On April 9, 2004, his parents were found dead at their home in Fallbrook, California, due to accidental carbon monoxide poisoning from their fireplace. Just hours after the incident, he had decided to honor his commitment and perform at a concert in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Featured Image by “Weird Al” Yankovic / Instagram

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