MC Ren
MC Ren
Real Name/Full Name Lorenzo Jerald Patterson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: MC Ren
Birth Place: Compton, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 16 June 1969
Age/How Old: 53 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 90 Kg
In Pounds – 198.4 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: 4
School: Dominguez High School
College: N/A
Religion: Islam
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Yaasamen Alaa (m.1993)
Kids/Children Name: 5, including Anthony
Profession: Rapper, Songwriter, and record producer
Net Worth: $2 million
Last Updated: March 2023

Lorenzo Jerald Patterson popularly known as MC Ren is a famous American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Lorenzo has delivered many hits rap albums, and songs and some of them are Straight Outta Compton, Niggaz4Life, Ruthless for Life, and Reincarnated.

Well, how well do you know about MC Ren? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about MC Ren’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about MC Ren to date.

Biography and Early Life

Lorenzo was born on June 16, 1969, in Compton, California, U.S. Lorenzo spent his childhood in an area called Pannes Ave situated in a place called Kelly Park. Lorenzo has two brothers, and one sister and the whole family lived in Pannes Ave. Lorenzo’s father was a government servant but soon left the job to open his barbershop. Lorenzo started earning from a young age for which he went on to join Kelly Park Compton Crips.

According to Lorenzo, the job at Kelly Park was not paying him enough, so he decided to join the drug dealing business as it could give him more income. While Lorenzo was carrying on his drug dealing business, there was a raid that took place in his childhood friend’s place, which made Lorenzo alert and quit this field. After which he decided to devote himself to singing and writing to them too.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is MC Ren in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, MC Ren’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 27th March 2023 having been born on 16 June 1969. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 198.4 lbs in Pound and 90 kg in Kilograms.


Lorenzo attended Dominguez High School for his primary and secondary schooling. Lorenzo had the aim of joining the United States Army after his graduation. Lorenzo came across many people in his high school who helped him gain more interest in the field of singing. In the time of high school, Lorenzo made DJ Train with whom he collaborated in the future. Lorenzo also started writing songs with MC Chip. Lorenzo started performing at clubs with MC Chip, and they formed a group called Awesome Crew.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Lorenzo married his longtime girlfriend Yaasamen Alaa who is Muslim. Lorenzo and Yaasamen are parents to five children. “Waxx” the budding rapper is Lorenzo’s oldest son Anthony.

Is MC Ren Gay?

Lorenzo has been married since 1993 to Yaasamen and has five children with her. This proves that Lorenzo is not gay.

Professional Career

Lorenzo’s professional rapper career started in 1985 when he joined the group of his childhood friend called Eric “Eazy-E” Wright. In 1987 Lorenzo did a solo with Easy E called the Ruthless Records. Lorenzo also works on Easy E’s “Eazy-Duz-It”. Lorenzo joined the NWA group and went on doing the album Straight Outta Compton which was released in 1988.

An album called “Fuck the Police” became a major success and received accolades widely worldwide. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) sent a warning letter for the song’s lyrics and content. After parting ways from NWA members early in the career, Lorenzo again reconciled with the NWA members in 2016 at Coachella.

In 2004, Lorenzo wrote and produced a movie called Lost in the Game. Lorenzo’s company Villain produced the movie under its banner. Lorenzo forte was gangster rap which became more popular when he collaborated with N.W.A. Lorenzo has been engulfed in many controversies due to his song’s lyrics. Many severe allegations like the lyrics of his song disrespecting women were imposed on him. In 1993, Lorenzo appeared in a documentary film called Niggaz4Life: The Only Home Video, and in 2000 he also appeared in a concert film “Up in the Smoke tour.”


In 1991, Lorenzo was nominated for the Grammy Awards in the category of best rap performance by a duo or group for the music album The West Coast Rap All-Stars: We’re All in the Same Gang.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of MC Ren in 2023

MC Ren Net Worth
MC Ren Net Worth

The net worth of MC Ren is estimated to be $2 million as of 2023. Lorenzo has independently released many albums and produced movies too. Lorenzo owns a production house called the “Villain Entertainment.”

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • In 1993, Lorenzo started the practice of visiting the mosque, and in the same year of July, he got converted and registered himself as a member of the Nation of Islam.
  • Again in 1995, Lorenzo reconverted himself into a member of Sunni Islam.

Lorenzo, a.k.a. MC Ren, has led a struggling career from a very young age and gradually received success. Lorenzo has been into many controversies in his career, but he successfully overcame them. Lorenzo focuses on the nation’s social issues through his song’s and in the later years of his career, he wrote songs on political views.


  1. Lorenzo Patterson has 2 older Daughters Renesha Patterson and Rennai Patterson and Ice Cube has A Older Daughter Deja Deja your fact aren’t accurate


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