Ezra Koenig
Ezra Koenig
Celebrated Name: Ezra Koenig
Real Name/Full Name: Ezra Michael Koenig
Gender: Male
Age: 40 years old
Birth Date: April 8, 1984
Birth Place: New York City, USA
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 8 in
Weight: 85 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Rashida Jones
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Yes (Rashida Jones)
Is Ezra Koenig Gay?: No
Profession: Musician, singer-songwriter
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $14 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Ezra Koenig is an American singer-songwriter, musician, TV producers and also a record producer. He is best known for his indie rock band Vampire Weekend. He is also the creator of the Netflix animated comedy series Neo Yokio, and he is also responsible for hosting the Apple Music radio talk show Time Crisis with Ezra Koenig. It has run over four seasons till 2019. He has nominated for Grammy due to his work in Vampire Weekend three times, and he has won it two times for Best Alternative Music Album.

Maybe you know about Ezra Koenig very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Ezra Koenig’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Ezra was born on April 8, 1984, in New York City, and he is the son of Bobby Bass, who was a psychotherapist, and his mother is Robin Koenig, who was a set dresser on film and TV productions. He lived in Manhattan and later moved to New Jersey. He is Jewish, and his family is the immigrants from Europe. He attended Glen Ridge High School, and he has a younger sister Emma Koenig who is the author of famous book and blog, “FUCK! I’m in my twenties,” and she has also written Manhattan Love Story.

He began writing music at the age of 10, and his first song was “Bad Birthday Party.” After his graduation, he taught English using Teach for America at Junior High School 258 in Brooklyn. Students say that he used to bring his guitar to the classes, and Koenig was described as the “laid-back” teacher as he was able to make bonds with his students.

Later in 2007, he stepped into the music world when he cut a deal with XL Recordings

Personal Life

There is very less known about his personal life, but it is a known fact for sure that he is associated with the American actress Rashida Jones with whom he has a son. The son was born on August 22 in 2018, in Los Angeles.

Musician and actress tend to keep their personal life secluded.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on April 8, 1984, Ezra Koenig is 40 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 5’8’’ tall, and his weight is 85 kg.


Ezra formed the band ‘Vampire Weekend’ in 2006 with Rostam Batmanglij, Chris Tomson, and Chris Baio. The main reason behind this name was the short film that Ezra has earlier worked on during summer vacations in college.

Later the band started playing shows around Columbia University. Their first show was in a competition named “Battle of Bands” which was held in Lerner Hall. The band started getting rave reviews from websites like Pitchfork and Stereogum, and soon the group was selling shows and featured on different covers for the American music magazine, ‘Spin.’

Their first debut album was released in 2008 named, ‘XL Recordings.’ The album peaked at number 17 on the US Billboard 200 and received Platinum certification from the United Kingdom and Gold from the United States (RIAA).

Late he also created the radio show, ‘Time Crisis with Ezra Koenig,’ which he hosts every day. The show started on July 12, 2015, on Apple Music’s 24/7 music radio station, ‘Beats 1’, and it has already aired over 80 episodes as of 2018. The show aired its 4th season in 2019, and he had several famous guests on the show, including Jamie Foxx, Jonah Hill, and Rashida Jones. He discusses different topics there like politics, corporate food history, and 1970s rock music.

He has also created and wrote the American-Japanese co-produced animated TV series, ‘Neo Yokio.’

Awards & Achievements

He solely hasn’t won many awards as Vampire weekend has won two Grammies, but he was able to bag the Independent Music Award for Best Song by World Beat.

Net Worth & Salary of Ezra Koenig in 2024

Ezra Koenig Net Worth
Ezra Koenig Net Worth

Most of the wealth earned by guitarist is from being a lead guitarist and vocalist of the band Vampire Weekend. The YouTube Channel of Vampire weekend has over 70 million views, which counts up to $140,000 in revenue, and the channel has more than 234,000 subscribers. Talking collectively of YouTube and the Apple Radio Show, they contribute $2.4 million to his net worth. In contrast, his total net worth is estimated to be around $14 million as of April 2024, so it is said that he makes investments in different shows.

Ezra Koenig is one of the best guitarists in the music industry, and we cannot deny the fact that he makes beautiful music. He has contributed significantly to the industry, and we hope that he continues creating good music.


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