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Lauv Height, Weight, Age, Information About


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Lauv Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth
Zodiac Sign Leo
Girlfriend Julia Michaels

Lauv is a well distinguished American singer, songwriter, and record producer who had developed a serious passion for music at a very young age. Since then, he has toured alongside pop sensations like Ed Sheeran and Anne-Marie, singing a number of hit songs including the heartbreak single I Like Me Better (2017). Lauv has a huge fan base with more than 500k followers on Instagram, more than 200k followers on Twitter, and more than 1 million subscribers on YouTube.

Born Name

Ari Staprans Leff

Nick Name

Lauv

Lauv in an Instagram selfie as seen in November 2018
Lauv in an Instagram selfie as seen in November 2018 (Lauv / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

San Francisco, California, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Lauv completed his studies at Radnor Middle School in Wayne, Pennsylvania and later joined Claremont High School, California.

Later, he obtained a major in music technology from New York University.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

Family

  • Father – Stuart Leff (Teacher)
  • Mother – Silvija Staprāns (Vaccine Researcher)
  • Siblings – He has 2 sisters.
  • Others – Sanford Leonard Leff (Paternal Grandfather), Seena Sylvia Glaser (Paternal Grandmother)

Manager

Lauve is represented by –

  • Steve Bursky, Max Gredinger, and Laura Hess (General Manager), Foundations Music
  • Carleen Donovan and Elisa Kupelian of Donovan Public Relations
  • Matt Galle, Zac Bluestone, and Matt Adler, Booking Agents (North America), Paradigm Agency
  • Jon Ollier and Marlene Tsuchii, Booking Agents, Creative Artists Agency
  • Jonathan Koby of Davis Shapiro Lewit Grabel Leven Granderson & Blake, LLP

Genre

Pop, R&B, Indie, Jazz, EDM

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Drums, Viola

Labels

Independent

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Lauv has dated –

  1. Julia Michaels – Lauv is dating singer-songwriter, Julia Michaels. There have been rumors that the couple started dating sometime in mid-2018. They often perform together in public and don’t shy away from sharing their romantically perfect life on social media.
Lauv and Julia Michaels as seen in September 2018
Lauv and Julia Michaels as seen in September 2018 (Lauv / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White


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He has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry on his father’s side and Latvian ancestry on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Oblong face

Brand Endorsements

Lauv has done endorsement work for several brands including Spotify.

Lauv in a selfie in August 2018
Lauv in a selfie in August 2018 (Lauv / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Releasing several hit singles including I Like Me Better (2017), Chasing Fire (2018), There’s No Way (Feat. Julia Michaels) (2018)
  • The heartfelt lyrics that he has written for many music artists like Olivia Noelle, Cheat Codes, and Billy Gilman

As a Singer

Lauv released his debut solo single The Other on March 31, 2015. Later, he released many other hit singles like I Like Me Better (2017) and There’s No Way (2018).

He released his first EP titled Lost in the Light in 2015 and his first compilation album titled I Met You When I Was 18 (The Playlist) was released in 2018.

First TV Show

Lauv made his first TV show appearance as a guest on the family talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! in January 2018.

Lauv Favorite Things

  • City – Tokyo
  • Apparel – Denim Jackets, Track Pants
  • Type Of Songs And Movie – Sad
  • Sad Song – Coldplay’s Fix You (2005)
  • Sad Movie – Midnight In Paris (2011)
  • Kind Of Memes – The bad ones that no one understands
  • Kind Of Coffee – Cold brew coffee with almond milk
  • Snack – Funyuns
  • Mexican Dish – Chilaquiles
  • Animated Character – SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Song – Down By The Bay by Raffi
  • Salad Dressing – Sesame-Ginger
  • Pair Of Shoes – Air Force 1 by Nike
  • TV Show – Friends (1994-2004)
  • Kind Of Tattoos – Small words
  • Food To Cook – Ramen
  • Game – Luigi’s Mansion
Source – People, YouTube
Lauv during Radio Regenbogen Awards in March 2018
Lauv during Radio Regenbogen Awards in March 2018 (Sven Mandel / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Lauv Facts

  1. He was born in San Francisco, California and later, shifted to Atlanta, Georgia. After that, he moved to New York to study music.
  2. In the past, he and his sisters who are also talented violinists and cellists formed a trio.
  3. His stage name “Lauv” in Latvian and first name “Ari” in Hebrew means “lion”.
  4. At the age of 11, he started learning the guitar. Prior to that, he had been taking lessons to play the violin and piano.
  5. Lauv was 14 years old when he developed an infatuation with love and breakup inspired lyrics. Prior to that, he had not been in a relationship.
  6. While in high school, he had joined a number of bands and studied the musical genre Jazz. Later, he switched over to electronic music.
  7. At the age of 18, he decided to sing and start writing songs or become a music producer.
  8. In 2017, he led his very own tour called the Late Nights, Deep Talks across the country.
  9. Lauv toured and performed in Ed Sheeran‘s Divide Tour in 2017.
  10. In June 2018, he was ranked at #1 place on Billboard‘s “Emerging Artists” chart.
  11. After he completed his college, he signed Prescription Songs a publishing company.
  12. The first CD that he ever bought was Eminem‘s The Eminem Show (2002).
  13. His inspiration for music comes from music artists such as John Mayer, Coldplay, Taking Back Sunday, Green Day, and Skrillex.
  14. He has a tattoo that reads “why” on his left wrist.
  15. Visit his official website @ lauvsongs.com.
  16. Follow him on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, SoundCloud, and YouTube.

Featured Image by Sven Mandel / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0


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