Thomas Wesley Pentz, known by the stage name Diplo, is an American DJ, record producer and songwriter best recognized as a member of the supergroup, LSD together with rapper Labrinth and singer Sia.
He is also known for being a member of the electronic music duos, Silk City and Jack U.
He was born to Thomas Pentz and Barbara Jean Cox. He has sons named Lazer and Lockett.
He earned a nomination for Record of the Year at the 2009 Grammy Awards and another nomination for Best Rap Song in 2012.
Pentz received multiple Grammy Awards for Best Dance/Electronic Album and Best Dance Recording in 2016.
In 2019, he was awarded as the Best International Artist at the GAFFA -Prisen Awards.
He won the Radio Show of the Year at the 2017 Electronic Music Awards.
Pentz once worked as a school teacher in Philadelphia and taught English in Japan.
His pseudonym Diplo is derived from Diplodocus, depicting his childhood love for dinosaurs.
Diplo is a famous American DJ, who was born on November 10, 1978. As a person born on this date, Diplo is listed in our database as the 12th most popular celebrity for the day (November 10) and the 47th most popular for the year (1978).
People born on November 10 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Diplo is the 347th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Diplo's birthday, Diplo is the 2776th most famous American.
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