Damon Thomas is a music producer who rose to fame by producing music as part of duo Underdogs, who have produced beats for many well-known artists such as Chris Brown, Justin Timberlake, Lionel Richie, and many more. He was married to Kim Kardashian.
More about the relationship
Damon Thomas was married to Kim Kardashian West form 2001 to 2004. The two eloped when Kim was just 19 and not the reality Tv star she is as of now and Damon was 29. The marriage started out pretty well but turned ugly as time went on, finally culminating in a bitter divorce.
His current relationship status and possible partner are unknown at the moment. Although we do know that he is a father to 12-year-old Dimas Thomas who he had with his previous partner, Sarai Torres.
Damon Thomas is a music producer who rose to fame by producing music as part of duo Underdogs, who have produced beats for many well-known artists such as Chris Brown, Justin Timberlake, Lionel Richie, and many more. He was also the ex-husband of Kim Kardashian and his name comes up many times in association with Kim.
Damon Thomas was born on the 15th of December, 1970 in Calabasas, California, the U.S. As of 2020, he is 47 years old. Information on his parents or possible siblings isn’t public as of now, although we do know that his ethnicity is African-American and he is an American citizen.
Education: School/College, University
Damon also hasn’t revealed where or till which grade he studied. So, we are only left with speculations on his education but we can safely assume that he is educated at least up to high school level judging from his career and knowledge of producing music.
Damon Thomas: Professional Life, Career
The earliest account we have of Damon Thomas is from the 1990s when he was a production partner of Kenneth Edmonds. However later the duo broke up and Damon teamed up with Harvey Mason, Jr. to make the now-famous R&B/pop production duo the Underdogs.
Their first big-time production was for artist Tyrese’s I Like Them Girls. Since then they have gone on to produce for a lot of big names in the music industry such as Justin Timberlake, Lionel Richie, Chris Brown to name a few. They produced beats and music for mainly pop and R&B singers.
The duo has also worked together to compile the soundtracks in various popular movies such as DreamGirls and Straight Outta Compton. Damon has shared Black Reel Awards for the best song The Living Proof with its performers and writers as well as his partner Mason and has won another Black Reel Award for best original score for Dreamgirls.
He has also been nominated for the Golden Globes once and twice for the Grammys.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Damon stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches. His weight is not known but he does have an athletic physique. He has black hair and brown eyes.
Damon Thomas: Net Worth, Salary
As of 2022, Damon Thomas has an estimated net worth of around $1 million. He hasn’t made the information regarding his annual income public, however, we know that an average American music producer makes around $70k per year.
Rumors and Controversies
Damon has faced a lot of rumors and controversies, especially in regards to his marriage with Kim Kardashian West, which lasted form 2001 to 2004. Kim has said in her TV show that Damon was very controlling in their relationship and didn’t even allow her to go out of the house without his permission and even convinced young Kim to drop out of college and quit her job at the time. She has also claimed that Damon was physically abusive at times. These matters came into the public eye after he and Kim’s divorce papers were leaked in 2010. The paper showed Kim’s cited claims that Damon physically and emotionally abused her in the marriage.
Damon has totally denied all the accusations of physical abuse and has shared his side of the story as well. He has said that he was the one who filed for divorce after finding out that Kim was cheating on him. He also claimed that Kim made up the stories of his physical and emotional abuse in order to validate herself in the media and because of her obsession with fame.
As of now, we cannot tell for sure, whose side of the story is true. But it seems like the divorce was for the better of them both and both have moved on from it.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Damon Thomas seems to be keeping his life private as he is not too active on social media. We have found an account that seems to be of him on Instagram but it’s not verified. He doesn’t appear to be active on any other social media platform. The link to that account is provided below.