What is Jumex’s (rapper) real name?
Mark ‘Jumex’ Kiessling was born in Brookfield, Illinois USA, on 14 February 2000 – his zodiac sign is Aquarius and he holds American nationality. He is a singer, rapper and a guitarist, probably best known for his solo rapping career under his stage name Lil Jumex, while he is also called LoveJumex and goodnightm4rk.
Childhood and education
Jumex was raised in the countryside of Illinois as an only child, by his father who is a bank teller and his mother who is working at a local post office.
Jumex began listening to punk music at the age of nine, and some of his favorite bands were Operation Ivy and Black Flag – he was also interested in other music genre including grunge, blues and psychedelic rock. Upon completing his elementary education, Jumex enrolled at Lyons Township High School, where he met new friends with whom he began using drugs. He was eventually kicked out of high school and hospitalized, which is when he resolved to focus on his singing career, and drop out of education.
Today, Jumex cites Nirvana, The Summer Set and David Bowie, as his main influences.
Career as a rapper
He launched his career as a rapper while attending high school, becoming a member of the punk band No Signal, and choosing the stage name ‘Jumex’ because it’s a Mexican drink and is his and his friends’ favorite.
Jumex’s debut single came out in the second half of 2018 entitled “Trapped”, together with its music video which became very popular on YouTube, and has been viewed over eight million times.
On 7 June 2019, his debut extended play (EP) was released entitled “Loner”, and the eponymous song served as its lead single. He released several other singles in 2019 – “Wish Me Death”, “Alive In My Coffin” and “Billie Eilish”, while two of his most popular songs were “Spraypaint” and “Drugs”. In November 2019, he released his second EP, “Lover” comprising six songs, with “Daylight” serving as its lead single, and to mark the end of 2019, Jumex released the single “City in the Snow” in December.
In February 2020, he released his latest single “XoXo”, in collaboration with Lil Xan, and is currently working on his next EP “luvburnz”, set to be released by the end of 2020.
Jumex has performed at various events and concerts. In 2019, he toured around Japan after being invited by the heavy metal band Crossfaith, and he was also invited to open for the English singer and actor Yungblud when he performed at the Los Angeles’ Fonda Theatre.
In November 2019, Jumex sang at the Day N Vegas Festival in Nevada, and in February 2020 at Chicago’s The Subterranean.
Love life and dating
Jumex hasn’t talked about the girls he might have dated, but it’s believed that he was in a long-term relationship with his high school sweetheart, who left him for unknown reasons, which eventually motivated him to start writing the lyrics of his songs.
There are also rumors circulating the internet that he might be romantically linked to popular American singer and songwriter Billie Eilish – the two have been seen spending time together on multiple occasions, but have both stated that they are only close friends.
It is believed by some that Jumex is either gay or bisexual, and two of his fans have even claimed to have seen him holding hands with his male friend. Jumex hasn’t commented on the rumors regarding his girlfriends and his sexuality, and as of August 2020, he is single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Jumex likes everything that has anything to do with the emo style, whether it is the music, clothes or books. He likes to spend his free time outdoors, walking in a park close to his house and spending time with his friends. Jumex is a lover of animals and has a pet dog, and has volunteered at an animal shelter on many occasions, and urged people to donate to these shelters so the dogs would eat better food and live in better conditions.
He likes to travel and has been to several US states including California, Arizona and New York.
Jumex likes to work out at a local gym, and has two to three training sessions each week, while he also enjoys running and cycling around Los Angeles where he is currently living. He is following a diet but occasionally allows himself to eat fast food and sweets.
Age and net worth
Jumex’s age is 20. He has brown hair which he usually dyes blue or green, his eyes are brown, he is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall and weighs around 128lbs (58kgs).
As of August 2020, his net worth has been estimated at over $100,000.