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Damon Wimbley Net Worth, Weight Loss, and Bio

Damon Wimbley is a renowned American rapper and actor popularly known for his roles in the following movies; Disorderlies (1987), Krush Groove (1985), Price of Glory (2000), and several others. He is also a member of the old-school hip-hop trio band, The Fat Boys which was formed in 1982 and broke up in 1991 before reuniting again in 2008. Initially, the group was known as the Disco 3.

Damon Wimbley is also known as Kool Rock-Ski. He is the only surviving member of the Fat Boys band. Wimbley is a famous entertainment eminent. Despite being in the spotlight, Kool Rock-Ski has succeeded in keeping his family details private. His parents’ and siblings’ information is unavailable at the moment.

When it comes to personal matters, Wimbley is a very private person. As a result of this, it is unknown if he is married or not. For more details about the well-known rapper, ensure you scroll down to the end.

Damon Wimbley Biography

Damon Wimbley Biography

Damon Wimbley was born on the 4th of November 1966 in the USA into a flourishing family. Although, there are no details about his parents or siblings on the internet. Initially, Wimbley hails from Brooklyn and he currently lives in New York. Damon is of American nationality but his ethnic heritage is unknown. His Zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Talking about Damon’s educational background, he attended Thomas Jefferson High School and bagged his graduation degree from LaGuardia Community College/ISMD.

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Damon currently works in the studio with Eric B. where he brings his over two decades of experience to the Uncle Louie Production Management team. Wimbley loves singing and acting. 

Who is Damon Kool Rock Ski?

Damon Kool Rock Ski is the nickname given to Damon Wimbley, the popular American rapper, and actor.

The Fat Boys group gave him the name Damon “Kool Rock-Ski” Wimbley, which consists of other two members, Mark “Prince Markie Dee” Morales and Darren “Buff Love” Robinson. The trio is popularly known for using beatbox in their songs.Damon Wimbley

Damon Wimbley Age 

Damon Wimbley was born on the 4th of November, 1966 which makes to be 55 years old as of now. However, he will be celebrating his 56th birthday in a few months in November 2022. 

Damon Wimbley Height

Damon Wimbley stands tall at a height of 5 feet 8 inches which is equivalent to 173cm, 1.7m. His body measurements are unknown.

Damon Wimbley Weight  

Wimbley used to weigh about 84kg which is equivalent to 185lbs in pounds. Recently, he is said to have lost about 35lbs. Therefore he weighs about 68kg equivalent to 150lbs in pounds. He has a black pair of eyes and black hair.

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Damon Wimbley Weight loss

Damon Wimbley Weight Loss

Damon did not pay attention to his physical state because of the continuous music tours and trips. At the age of 20 years old, Wimbley was weighing 150kg equivalent to 330lbs in pounds. He usually experiences great discomfort even while performing daily activities like tying his shoelaces or bending down.

This difficulty made him give shedding some weight a try. He worked out regularly and also followed a healthy diet. Talking to weightandskin.com in February 2021, Wimbley said, “When I saw that the weight started shedding, I decided to keep it off. I went back up to 240lbs, and I never looked back from there. I said I’m never gonna go back to the way I was before”.

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Currently, at the age of 55 years old, Wimbley measures 68kg equivalent to 150 lbs. However, he hasn’t stopped working out and he still goes to the gym regularly to maintain a slim physical appearance.

How did Damon Wimbley lose weight?

When asked about what inspired him to lose weight in an interview with Vibe, he said, “It came from going up to 330 lbs and finding myself at 19, 20 years old and couldn’t even tie my shoe without breathing hard or feeling like I ran a marathon.

So I said I’m gonna make a conscious decision to go on a diet. When I saw that the weight started shedding, I decided to keep it off. I went back up to 240 and I never looked back from there”.

Was Damon Wimbley on drugs?

No, Daon Wimbley was not on drugs. He was just determined to lose some weight and ease himself the discomfort he was putting himself through because of his overweight. 

He disciplined himself to work out daily and also goes to the gym regularly to maintain the perfect physical appearance he has always wanted.

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Damon Wimbley Career

Damon Wimbley Career

Damon Wimbley began his career by joining the old-school hip-hop trio band, ‘The Fat Boys’, initially called the Disco 3 which started in 1982. Damon Wimbley, also known as Kool rock Ski, along with Mark Anthony Morales, known as Prince Markie Dee, and Darren Robinson, known as Buff Love, made up the hip-hop trio group.

The name ‘Disco 3’ was changed to ‘The Fat Boys’ in 1983. This group is well-known for beatboxing, and they also allowed beatboxers like Doug E Fresh and Biz Markie. Darren Robinson was the brain behind the beatboxing, also known as ‘The Human Beat Box’.

In 1983, the hip-hop trio band won the talent show in the Radio City Music Hall, which was presented by Mr. Magic. In the same year, ‘The Fat Boys’ released their first song, ‘Reality’, which was produced by James Mason, a keyboardist and Jazz guitarist.

Then on May 29, 1984, ‘The Fat Boys’ released their first hip-hop album, ‘Fat Boys’, and RIAA Gold Certification was granted for this album in the United States. On June 1, 1985, ‘The Fat Boys’ released their second album titled, ‘The Fat Boys Are Back’, which was also a US Gold Certified. The third album they released under the Sutra label was titled ‘Big And Beautiful’

In 1987, they released the album titled “Crushin” which was their Platinum album, and for this album, they also collaborated with “The Beach Boys” for a cover version song “Wipe Out”. This song was the last song recorded for the album “Crushin”. 

However, in 1990, Prince Markie Dee left ‘The Fat Boys’, and as a result, the group disbanded 1991. In the same year, Kool Rock-Ski with Buff Love recorded ‘Mack Dadd’. Unfortunately, on December 10, 1995, Darren Robinson died of a heart attack during a bout with respiratory flu. 

The band came together again on November 5, 2008, with Damon Wimbley and Mark Anthony. They created a website to recruit a new member, and they planned to host a reality TV show. However, on October 18, 2010, a special show ‘Unsung: The Story Of The Fat Boys‘, premiered on Cable Network TV. 

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Unfortunately, Mark Anthony Morales also died of congestive heart failure on February 18, 2021, just a day before his 53rd birthday. Damon Wimbley remains the only surviving member of the Fat Boys band.

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Damon Wimbley Music Videos, Movies, and TV Series

Some of the music videos done by Damon Wimbley with the hip-hop trio are listed below:

  • ‘Jailhouse Rap’ (1984)
  • ‘Fat boys’ (1984)
  • ‘Don’t You Dog Me’ (1985)
  • ‘All You Can Eat’ (1985)
  • ‘Can you Feel It’ (1985)
  • ‘The Wipe Out’ (1987)

Movies

  • ‘Knight Of The City’ (1986)
  • ‘Disorderlies’ (1987)
  • ‘Red Eyes’ (2016, short film). 

 TV Series 

  • ‘Miami Vice’ (1986)
  • ‘T And T’ (1988)

Damon Wimbley Net Worth

Damon Wimble net worth is quite impressive and he’s considered wealthy according to American standards. As of 2022, Wimbley has an estimated net worth of about $400,000. He currently works with the Uncle Louie Production Management team in New York. Darren Robinson cause of death

Darren Robinson cause of death

Darren Robinson, the 204kg member of the rap band, the Fat Boys, who was known for vocally mimicking the sounds of a drum machine, collapsed and died on the 10th of December, 1995 at his home in Queens. He was only 28 years old. “The cause of his death was cardiac arrest during a bout with respiratory flu”, said Charles Stettler, who named and managed the band. 

“Robinson had been fighting the flu”, revealed his brother, Curt Robinson. Paramedics called to Darren Robinson’s home at 3 a.m. were unable to revive the rapper, he was gone. May his soul continue to rest in peace. 

Damon Wimbley Now

There hasn’t been any word from Damon Wimbley himself though. It’s been years since he posted on his social media channels, and spends his time living out of the spotlight.

The last interview he granted was in 2010, and he hasn’t done much music since his Fat Boys days especially after his other two group members died.

Although, Damon ended up in the acting industry for a brief time. He’s got several credits to his name because of the roles he played in the following movies; Disorderliness, Krush Groove, and Price of Glory.Is Damon Wimbley still alive

Is Damon Wimbley still alive?

Yes, Damon Wimbley is still alive. He is living a very discreet and normal life out of the media’s spotlight.  

Damon Wimbley Instagram 

Wimbley is on Instagram with over 8179 followers with 1432 Posts. He was very active at a point on his social media platforms. However, for several years now, he hasn’t posted on his social media channels and he spends his time living off-grid.

You can check out his Instagram photos and videos from Damon Kool Rock Wimbley (@legendaryfatboykoolrockski).

Damon Wimbley Profile

Full NameDamon Wimbley
Nick nameKool Rock-Ski
Place of BirthUnited States of America
Date of Birth4th November 1966
Age55 years old
GenderMale
Zodiac SignScorpio
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityUnknown
Height5 feet 8 inches (173cm, 1.73m)
Weight68kg (150lbs in pounds)
Net Worth$400,000
ProfessionRapper and Actor
ParentsUnknown
WifeUnknown
SiblingsUnknown

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