Questlove Bio


Relationship Statistics of Questlove

What is Questlove marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Single
Is Questlove having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Questlove gay ?: No

More about the relationship

Questlove is possibly single. He shares a good bond with friends and family.

Who is Questlove?

Questlove is an American musician and music journalist. Quest is the drummer and joint frontman for the Grammy Award-winning band The Roots.

Similarly, he is a member of the production team The Randy Watson Experience, The Grand Negaz and The Grand Wizzards.

Questlove- Early Life, Parents

Ahmir Khalib Thompson known as Questlove was born on 20th January 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He is the son of Lee Andrews and Jacqui Andrews. Arthur is from Goldsboro, North Carolina. Thompson’s grandfather Beachy Thompson sang with the gospel group The Dixie Hummingbirds.

His mother Jacquelin Thompson and father were also part of the Philadelphia-based soul group Congress Alley. His parents took him with them on their tour. Ahmir grew up in the backstage of doo-wop shows.

When he was at the age of seven he began drumming on stage at shows. He became musical director at the age of 13.


Talking about education, Ahmir enrolled at the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts in South Philadelphia, Philadelphia. When he graduated from high school, he took jazz and composition classes at the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia.

Questlove- Professional career


The line of The Roots was completed with Questlove on drums and percussion. In 1993, they released an album Organix. In the year 1999, they had mainstream success with You Got Me.

Similarly, in the year 2001, he collaborated as the drummer for The Philadelphia Experiment. Also, their second album Heavier Things. The Roots released The Tipping Point.


In the year 2000, he played in Bamboozled. After that, he appeared Brooklyn Babylon, Finding the Funk, Top Five, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, Vincent-N-Roxxy, Someone Great and Soul.


Quest was composer in Street Time in 2003. After that, he worked in Chappelle’s Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, VH1 Rock Docs, iCarly, The Cleveland  Show, The Eric Andre Show, Roots, Sparkle: A Don Quixote Story, and Drunk History.

Net worth

The estimated net worth of Quest is $16 million. He was part of the 2000 movie Bamboozled which made box office collection of $2.5 million. His movie Top Five has a box office collection of $26.1 million.

As an American musician, he earns an average salary of $21,507-$208,537.

Questlove- Rumors and Controversy

In January 2018, Questlove fired two white NBC cameramen of Tonight Show. He was sued for racial discrimination.

Body Measurement

Ahmir has dark hair and brown eyes. He is 6 feet 1 inch tall.

Social Media

Ahmir has around 264k followers on Facebook. He has around 1.7 million followers on Instagram. He is following personalities like Nina Lisandrello, Kadir Nelson, Sal Stowers, Candace Smith, and others.

Likewise, he has 3.4 million followers on Twitter and he joined Twitter in May 2008.


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