Diplo Age, Wife, Net Worth, Wiki, Bio, Height


Diplo (born Thomas Wesley Pentz Jr. on November 10, 1978) is an American DJ, songwriter, and record producer. He is the co-creator and lead member of the electronic dancehall music project Major Lazer, a member of the supergroup LSD with Sia and Labrinth, a member of electronic duo Jack Ü with producer and DJ Skrillex, and a member of Silk City with Mark Ronson. He founded and manages record company Mad Decent, as well as co-founding the non-profit organization Heaps Decent.

Diplo in Europe


Full NameThomas Wesley Pentz Jr.
Also Known AsDiplodocus, Wes Diplo, Wes Gully
Profession(s)DJ, songwriter, record producer
Date of BirthNovember 10, 1978
Age (as of 2023)44
Place of BirthTupelo, Mississippi, United States
Zodiac SignScorpio
Ancestral BackgroundGerman, English, Scottish, and Welsh

Physical Stats

Height6’1″ (1.85 m)
Weight170 lbs (77 kg)
Body MeasurementsChest: 40 inches, Waist: 32 inches, Bicep: 14 inches
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorBrown
Diplo shirtless

Family & Relationships

ParentsThomas Wesley Pentz Sr. and Karen Evelyn (née Jacobs)
SiblingsTwo brothers and one sister
Partner/SpouseKathryn Lockhart (m. 2017)
ChildrenTwo sons

Education & Early Life

SchoolingFlorida State University, Temple University
Early LifeGrew up in Miami, Florida
Early InfluencesMiami bass music, Jamaican dancehall music, hip hop music


Debut2004, with the release of the mixtape Florida
Significant Works“Paper Planes” (with M.I.A.), “Where Are U Now” (with Justin Bieber and Skrillex), “Lean On” (with Major Lazer and MØ), “Electricity” (with Silk City and Dua Lipa)
Awards & NominationsGrammy Award for Best Dance Recording (2015, 2016, 2020), American Music Award for Favorite Electronic Dance Music Artist (2016, 2017)
Filmography/DiscographyMajor Lazer (2009), Revolution (2013), Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley (2016), LSD (2018)
Voice WorkThe Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)
Music Videos“Paper Planes” (2008), “Where Are U Now” (2015), “Lean On” (2015), “Electricity” (2018)
Tours & Live ShowsMajor Lazer Mad Decent Block Party (2010-present), Diplo & Friends (2013-present)
CollaborationsM.I.A., Skrillex, Justin Bieber, Major Lazer, Silk City, Mark Ronson, Sia, Labrinth, Bad Bunny, Charli XCX, and many others
DocumentariesHow Diplo Saved the World (2015)
Diplo wearing blue cap

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$100 million (estimated)
PropertiesMultiple properties in Los Angeles, Miami, and New York City
Business VenturesMad Decent record label, Heaps Decent non-profit organization
InvestmentsVarious technology startups

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsMusic, travel, photography
ControversiesAccused of sexual misconduct by multiple women in 2021
Philanthropy & ActivismSupports various charitable causes, including those related to education, music education, and environmental protection
Public ImageKnown for his eclectic taste in music and his work ethic
Personal ChallengesHas been open about his struggles with addiction and mental health
Notable InterviewsHas appeared on numerous talk shows, including The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and The Graham Norton Show
Publications & BooksHas written a book about his life and career, titled Diplo: The Sound of America
Personal AnecdotesOnce got into a fight with Justin Bieber after Bieber’s pet monkey bit Diplo’s friend
Quotes“I’m not trying to be the biggest DJ in the world. I’m just trying to make the best music I can.”
Diplo with Madonna

Social Media & Online Presence

Instagram Handle@diplo
Twitter Handle@diplo
Facebook Handle@diplo
Youtube ChannelDiplo
TikTok ID@diplo

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesDiplo has been referenced in numerous songs and movies, including “Paper Planes” by M.I.A. and “Where Are U Now” by Justin Bieber
Achievements Outside Primary ProfessionDiplo has also been involved in fashion and film, and has collaborated with brands such as Louis Vuitton and Chanel
MentorshipDiplo has mentored and collaborated with many young artists, including Charli XCX and Bad Bunny
LegacyDiplo is considered one of the most influential electronic dance music artists of all time. He has helped to popularize the genre and has collaborated with some of the biggest names in music.