21 Savage Height: Rising Above his lyrical heights

21 Savage, birth name Sheyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, is a British rapper, songwriter, and record producer born in London but raised in East Atlanta.

At the age of 7 years, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia, in the US with his mother following separation by his parents, Heather Joseph and Kevin Emmons.

21 Savage first rose to fame with his debut project, an imaginative EP created in collaboration with the renowned record producer Metro Boomin.

The EP titled Savage Mode (2016) ascended to the 23rd position on the Billboard 200.

This groundbreaking project preceded the release of three mixtapes that he independently shared with the world.

An image of 21 Savage
Rapper 21 Savage
Photo credit: StarPix Photography


Artist Bio

Full Name Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph
Nickname 21 Savage, The Slaughter King
Birth date October 22, 1992
Age 31
Zodiac Sign Libra
Height 6’ 0″
Relationship Status Single
Net Worth $12 million

21 Savage early life

21 Savage was born on October 22, 1992 in Newham University Hospital in the Plaistow area of London, United Kingdom to his mother Heather Joseph and father Kevin Cornelius Emmons.

He moved to Atlanta Georgia with his mother following his parents’ separation at an early age.

21 savage’s father Kevin of Haitian descent remained in the UK and continues to live there.

In seventh grade, 21 Savage got expelled from school on account of gun possession and later sent to a juvenile detention Centre.

How old is 21 Savage?

Born in October 1992, 21 savage is a Libra, 31 years of age.

21 Savage Height

21 savage is 6 feet tall, approximately 181.6cm above the average height of an American male which is about 5ft 9inches.

Compared to some of his peers in the rap game, he appears quite taller.

An image of 21 Savage with Drake and Lil Durk
21 Savage with Drake and Lil Durk at CFDA Awards 2022


Height comparisons

Rapper Height
Drake 6’ 0″
Young Thug 6’ 3″
Lil Durk 5’ 10″
Lil Baby 5’ 10″


21 Savage’s Controversies and Legal issues

21 savage endured six gunshot wounds during an attempted robbery on his 21st birthday.

Tragically, the adversaries also took the life of his closest companion on that fateful day.

This event served as a pivotal moment for 21 Savage, prompting his decision to embark on a career in rap.

The incident also inspired his rap name.

Today, he stands as a Grammy Award recipient.

21 Savage Permanent US Resident

In February 2019, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detained 21 Savage in Atlanta, disclosing that the rapper, originally from the United Kingdom, had exceeded his visa duration after arriving in America during his teenage years.

21 Savage’s four year immigration ordeal came to an end as the rapper attained the status of a “lawful permanent resident” in the U.S.

With his legal status no longer uncertain, he is now permitted to visit his country of birth, England.

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