Frank Ocean

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Full Name Frank Ocean
Age 33 Years Old
Nick Name Lonny
Gender Other
Famous As Rapper, Singer
Birth Date October 28th, 1987
Birth Place Long Beach, California

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Christopher Edwin Cooksey famed as Frank Ocean is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, as well as a photographer who began his musical career as a ghostwriter, prior to joining the hip hop collective Odd Future in 2010. He is famous for his unique musical style, unconventional production techniques, and wide vocal range. He gained wide recognition after the release of his mixtape, "Nostalgia, Ultra" in 2011. He released debut studio album Channel Orange (2012). At the 2013 Grammy Awards, it was nominated for Album of the Year and won Best Urban Contemporary Album. The album's hit single "Thinkin Bout You" also gained Ocean a nomination for Record of the Year at the ceremony. He also premiered his latest track "DHL" on Saturday, 19th October 2019. He has been a special photographer for Vogue at the annual Met Gala and made two covers and a visual essay for British fashion magazine i-D. He released two new songs, "Dear April" and "Cayendo," on his Blonded YouTube channel and streaming services Friday. Those two vinyl disks featured the "acoustic" A-sides that were released today, as well as B-side remixes from French electronic duo Justice and hip-hop producer Sango, which have not yet been made widely available. Scroll down to know more about his biography, birthday, wiki, real name, sexual orientation, net worth, nationality and many more. 

Famous for

  • Being a famous American singer and songwriter with wide vocal range.
  • For his mixtape, "Nostalgia, Ultra".
  • For his second album, Blonde.
  • For opening up about his bisexuality.

Frank Ocean, a famous Singer

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Early Life of Frank Ocean 

Frank Ocean was born on 28th October 1987 in Long Beach, California, the USA. His birth name/ real name was Christopher Edwin Cooksey but he changed it to Christopher Edwin Breaux as his legal name. His nationality is American and he belongs to African-American ethnicity. Scorpio is his zodiac sign and Christian is his religion. He was born to a well to do family to Calvin Edward Cooksey (father) and Katonya Breaux (mother). His mother is a successful businesswoman who founded "Unsun Cosmetics". Ocean was raised by a single mother as his father abandoned his family when Ocean was just 6 years old. He also has two siblings: a sister, Ashley Ellison and a half brother, Ryan Breaux. His family moved to New Orleans, Louisiana when he was only 5. He decided to carry forward his career in music when he was 13. During his high school, he used to collect money for his studio recordings by washing neighbors’ cars, mowing lawns and walking dogs. As per his education, he was graduated from John Ehret High School in the year 2005. After that, he joined the University of New Orleans to study English. He then got transferred to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette after Hurrican Katrina struck New Orleans on 29th August 2005. In 2006, he dropped out and moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in music. As of 2019, he celebrated his 32nd birthday.

Career of Frank Ocean

  • Frank Ocean started writing songs for Justin Bieber, John Legend, Beyonce and Brandy after getting a songwriting deal. 
  • In the year 2007, he sold his first song to Noel Gourdin.
  • He then joined Los Angeles-based hip hop collective, "Odd Future" in the year 2010.
  • On 16th February 2011, he self-released his debut highly acclaimed mixtape, "Nostalgia, Ultra" which made him widely known and led to his collaborations with rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West.
  • After that, he released the singles "Novacane" and "Swim Good" from the later changed EP, "Nostalgia, Ultra".
  • He first appeared in the music video of Tyler, the Creator's single, "She" on 10th May 2011.
  • He co-wrote and featured on two tracks: "No Church in the Wild" and "Made in America".
  • He released the cover for his debut studio album's lead single, titled "Thinkin Bout You" on 10th April 2012.
  • After that, he signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings in the year 2012.
  • On 10th July 2012, he released his debut studio album, "Channel Orange" and he won his first "Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album" for the album.
  • On 20th August 2016, he released his highly acclaimed second album titled "Blonde".
  • His visual album, "Endless" was released exclusively on Apple Music in August 2016.
  • In the year 2016, he was featured on Kanye West's hit single, "Wolves".
  • On 20th August 2016, he released a 360-page magazine, "Boys Don't Cry".
  • He was even featured on the Calvin Harris single "Slide", opposite Migos which is Ocean's highest charting song in the US.
  • He released his singles "Chanel"(2017), "Provider"(2017) and "Moon River"(2018).
  • He then published a photo essay titled "New 17" in October 2017.
  • He was featured on ASAP Mob's "RAF" and then on the tracks "Brotha Man" and "Purity" from ASAP Rocky's album, "Testing".
  • In August 2018, he made an appearance on the song "Carousel" on Travis Scott's album "Astroworld".
  • On 19th October 2019, he released his new song titled "DHL" with a preview of two new songs titled "Dear April" and "Cayendo". 
  • On 1st November 2019, he followed up "DHL" with a new song titled "In My Room", which was premiered on Blonded Radio.
  • On 25th February 2020, he announced that he will replace Little Demon with an unreleased song which will be released on February 28th, 2020.
  • He is set to headline at Coachella in October 2020.
  • His website shipped the vinyl singles for "Dear April" and "Cayendo", as well as the previously released "In My Room" on 25th March 2020.
  • The vinyl exclusivity encouraged listeners to leak these two songs onto sites like Twitter and SoundCloud, while they were officially released digitally on April 3.

Frank OCean With His BRIT Award

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Personal Life of Frank Ocean 

Frank Ocean is not married yet and he is still to get married yet. Moreover, his sexual orientation is Bisexual/Gay. He is said to be dating his close friend Memo Guzman. He broke up with the French model Willie Cartier. He and Memo were spotted out together at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas to watch Floyd Mayweather and Conor Mcgregor fight. He is living a happy life with Memo without any disturbances. 

Net Worth of Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean, a multi-talented person who is a singer, songwriter, record producer as well as a photographer is earning a cool amount of money through his career. His net worth as of 2020 is estimated to have $13 Million. He has managed to amass a great fortune of the amount in million dollars through his several music albums, singles, and concerts. His previous album, "Blonde" garnered him a pocket full of money worth $1.6 million along with $504 k from online streams. He is living a luxurious lifestyle from his earnings. 

Body Measurements of Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean is a very good-looking and handsome rapper with an athletic body build. He maintains his body a lot. He stands at the tall height of 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m). His body weighs around 75 kg (165 lbs). He has a shoe size of 10 (US). His hair color is black and eye color is brown. Overall, he has got a healthy body. His other body measurements will be added soon.