Who is Sky Blu?

Sky Blu is a multi-talented American singer, rapper, DJ, producer, and dancer. He is best known as half of the famous duo LMFAO, which was formed in 2006, together with his uncle Redfoo. The duo released two albums together – 2009’s “Party Rock” and 2011’s “Sorry for Party Rocking”. Their two most popular songs are “Party Rock Anthem” and “Sexy, and I Know It.”

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Sky Blu Bio- Age, and Family Members

Skyler Austen Gordy was born on August 23, 1986, in Los Angeles, into a well-known musical family. In 1959 his grandfather, Berry Gordy, was the founder of Motown, an American record label owned by Universal Music Group – he subsequently sold the Motown Productions TV/film operations to Motown executive Suzanne de Passe, who renamed the company de Passe Entertainment. No known professionally as Sky Blu, he is the son of Berry Gordy IV and Valerie Robeson.

His sister, Mahogany Lox, is an American singer, actress, and DJ, actually named after the movie “Mahogany”, produced and directed by her grandfather. She gained fame thanks to Vine, and as a part of the Magcon tour in 2014. Their 10 years older uncle – Stefan Kendal Gordy aka Redfoo –  had the biggest impact on the sibling’s music careers, as in high school he was a classmate with Will I Am and GoonRock, matriculating from Palisades Charter High School in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California in 1995.

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Redfoo began as a producer in the mid-1990s; one of the first collaborations was with rapper Ahmad, Dre’ Kroon, and The Black Eyed Peas.

Sky Blu Music Career

Skyler started his music career in 2006, when he formed the duo LMFAO with his uncle Redfoo. “I’m in Miami Bitch” was their first single, released at the end of 2008. In the same year, LMFAO collaborated with The Crystal Method’s on the song “Sine Language.” LMFAO’s two biggest hit songs are “Party Rock Anthem” and “Sexy, and I Know It,” which were released in January 2011.

The former became a number one hit in over ten countries, including the USA, Canada, Germany, France, the UK, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia. LMFAO recorded their second album, “Sorry for Party Rocking”, and released it in 2011 in the US. The duo was featured in “Gettin’ Over You,” David Guetta’s song which reached the top ten in more than 10 countries, including in the UK. Every American musician’s dream is to perform in a Super Bowl finale, and on 5 February 2012, they appeared with Madonna at Super Bowl XLVI during the Bridgestone Halftime Show.

In September 2012 the duo announced that they would no longer be performing together, and that their careers were going in different directions. As a solo artist Sky has released two albums – “Rebel Music” in 2013 and “Fxck Yeah: Chaos To Consciousness” in 2016. As a featured artist, he’s performed with Shwayze, Ariana Grande, BLACK, Enrique Iglesias, Juan Magan, J King, and 3Ball MTY.

Sky Blu Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance

Sky Blu’s net worth is estimated at $8 million as of early 2020.

The “Party Rock Anthem” was the third best-selling digital single of 2011 with sales of almost 10 million copies worldwide, which added a substantial amount to his wealth. In 2010, Sky Blu created Big Bad University, “the first university for dreamers,” a collective of artists, which is mainly composed of rappers, songwriters, models and producers.

Sky Blu is recognizable by his appearance, with long black curly hair and always styled mustache, while his eyes are black.

Sky Blu stands at 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, while he weighs around 158lbs ~ 72kgs, and although his vital statistics are unknown, he has an athletic body. On the internet, you can see his pictures in a sleeveless t-shirt covered with tattoos.

Sky Blu, Personal Life, Relationship Status

Sky was having fun with a member of the Paradiso Girls band, Chelsea Korka, European pendant to Pussycat Dolls.

The couple met in the studio when Interscope Records arranged a session with LMFAO, and the friendship quickly grew into a romantic relationship, but the couple broke-up when rumors circulated in the media that he was gay, which he quickly denied.

He is currently single and is away from the music career and media buzz. However, he has often criticized his former record label, Interscope Records, for their poor behavior towards their clients.

Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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