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Watkin Tudor Jones Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Fri Jun, 2016
Watkin Tudor Jones

Facts of Watkin Tudor Jones

Date of Birth: 1974 , September-26
Birth Nation: South Africa
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch

Quick Timeline of Watkin Tudor Jones

1974 Born in Johannesburg, South Africa
1995 Performed with The Original Evergreen
2001 Began his solo career
2008 Formed the band, Die Antwoord
2009 Die Antwoord debut album, $O$
2014 Die Antwoord third album, Donker Mag
2015 Appeared in the movie, Chappie

Detail Timeline of Watkin Tudor Jones

September 26 , 1974

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa

Six feet and one inch tall, Watkin Tudor Jones was born in the mid 1970s in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was also raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is also known by his nicknames as The Man Who Never Came Back, MC Totally Rad, Ninja and so on.

1995

Performed with The Original Evergreen

Watkin became interested in rap and music since his childhood days. He has been active as a rapper since 1995. That year he joined The Original Evergreen and together they released a single titled Puff The Magik.

2001

Began his solo career

In 2001, he joined Max Normal, he also worked on their recording Songs From The Mall in 2001. Though he was the member of Max Normal, he also pursued his solo career side by side. He released Memoirs of a Clone and The Fantastic Kill as a solo artist.

2008

Formed the band, Die Antwoord

Watkin Tudor Jones is a talented rapper from South Africa.  He is popular for being one of the members of a South African rap-rave group Die Antwoord where he is known by the name Ninja. He formed this band with Yolandi Visser and DJ Hi-Tek.

2009

Die Antwoord debut album, $O$

In 2008, he formed a South African rap-rave group Die Antwoord. After this band was formed, they began working on their debut album and their debut album $O$ was released in 2009. Their first EP 5 was released in 2010. 

June 3 , 2014

Die Antwoord third album, Donker Mag

As a member of Die Antwoord, he has released several albums with them. Their second album Tension was released in the early 2012. From 2012, they began working in their third album and it was finally released on 3rd of June 2014 under the title Donker Mag.

2015

Appeared in the movie, Chappie

He is also well known for being a record producer, and actor. He has starred in several movies and TV shows as an actor. In 2015, he was seen in an American science fiction film Chappie. In 2011, he appeared in the short movie Umshini Wam. 

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Watkin dated his sweetheart Visser for several years. From this romantic love life, they also welcomed a daughter named Sixteen Jones. But besides this information there is no any information about his married life and wife. His nationality is South African and he is of white ethnicity.

Watkin became interested in rap and music since his childhood days. He has been active as a rapper since 1995. That year he joined The Original Evergreen and together they released a single titled Puff The Magik. In 2001, he joined Max Normal, he also worked on their recording Songs From The Mall in 2001. Though he was the member of Max Normal, he also pursued his solo career side by side. He released Memoirs of a Clone and The Fantastic Kill as a solo artist. In 2008, he formed a South African rap-rave group Die Antwoord. He formed this band with Yolandi Visser and DJ Hi-Tek. Their debut album $O$ was released in 2009. He has also starred in several movies and TV shows as an actor. His net worth is $3 Million Dollars.