Van Lathan Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Van Lathan

Biography / Wiki

An American TV journalist Van Lathan became popular for his conflict with Kayne West who made a controversial statement that “American Slavery was a choice” during the interview with Lathan on TMZ Live. Van did not remain quiet and stated that Kanye is misled by his wealth and the controversy made Lathan an overnight sensation.

Height / Weight / Age

Van Lathan is 193 cm and in feet inches, his height is 6’4” tall. He is a budding journalist who weighs 85 kg in Kilograms or 187 lbs in Pounds. He has turned 43 years old. He has sharp black color eyes and black color tiny hair.

He has a muscular physique with the body measurements as follows 44 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 38 inches hips. His biceps size is 16 inches whereas his shoe size is 12 (US).

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Van Lathan is still not evaluated.

Education / Family

Born on April 16, 1980, Van Lathan is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. He is the son of African-American parents Terry and Christal Ellis. He has a younger sister named Ebony Rage Lathan. He is a high school and college graduate but did not mention his qualification details.


Van Lathan

Nickname Van
Birth Place Baton Rouge, USA
Date Of Birth April 16, 1980
Age 43 Years
Height In centimeters – 193 cm

In feet inches – 6’4”

Weight In kilograms – 85 kg

In pounds – 187 lbs

Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Profession TV journalist
Zodiac sign Aries
School McKinley High School
College Not known
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Louisiana, USA
Debut Not known
Fathers Name Terry Ellis


Van Lathan with his father
Van Lathan with his father

Mothers Name Chrystal Ellis


Van Lathan with his mother
Van Lathan with his mother

Brothers Not known
Sister Ebony Rage

Career / Fashion And Style

Van Lathan had started his career at TMZ bus as a tour guide where he gave information to the passengers about the tourist places in Los Angeles. He is the content creator and host of “The Red Pill” podcast. Later, he joined TMZ as a senior producer.

In October 2019, he was fired from TMZ due to an argument with his colleague Michael Babcock on different political views. He became popular after the statement of Kanye West which was terminated due to his threatening a co-worker. TMZ removed that part of the segment and fired Van for the unnecessary arguments and threats.

In 2020, he had joined the podcast network called “The Ringer” where he co-hosted two podcasts. He was the executive producer of the sci-fi short film “Two Distant Strangers” that won an Oscar too.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

Van Lathan is a married man but did not disclose any information about his family.

Girlfriends Not known
Marital Status Married
Wife Name Not known


Van Lathan with his wife
Van Lathan with his wife

Children None

Van Lathan

Some Interesting Facts About Van Lathan

  • His podcast “The Red Pill” had over 50,000 listeners.
  • Once he was an overweight guy with a weight of 140 kg. He has followed a difficult diet and vigorous exercise to lose weight.
  • His short film “Two Distant Strangers” was honored with ‘African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) Award’ in 2021.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @vanlathan
  2. Twitter@VanLathan
  3. Facebook – Not Known
Wiki Bio is a team of dedicated professional content writer devoted to creating concise and captivating biographies of celebrities. Dive into our world of exclusive gossip and fascinating insights, where you'll stay connected to the pulse of the entertainment industry. Experience the allure of stardom at its finest on