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Ghostface Killah is one of the celebrities featured in Season 4 of VH1's reality series "Couples Therapy" along with his girlfriend, Kelsey Nykole.

As one of the original members of the seminal '90s rap crew the Wu-Tang Clan, Ghostface Killah (aka Tony Starks) made an impact before he released his debut album, "Ironman," late in 1996. Like all members of the Wu-Tang Clan, the rapper used the group as a launching pad for a solo career, which was assisted greatly by other members of the Clan, particularly producer RZA. Ghostface Killah had rapped on Wu-Tang's 1993 debut, "Enter the Wu-Tang," but Ghostface didn't distinguish himself until 1995, when he was showcased on fellow Wu member Raekwon's "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx." Ghostface received good reviews for his appearance on the record, and his contribution to the soundtracks for "Sunset Park" and "Don't Be a Menace to South Central While You're Drinking Your Juice in the Hood" also were well-received. All of these guest appearances and soundtrack contributions set the stage for Ghostface Killah's solo debut, "Ironman," in late 1996. Like all Wu-Tang projects, it was produced by RZA and was quite successful in the large hip-hop/rap underground, debuting at number two on the pop charts upon its release. "Ironman" was also the first album to be released on Razor Sharp Records, RZA's record label on Epic Records.

Work with the Wu-Tang and their various members kept Ghostface Killah busy until solo singles started appearing at the end of 1999 followed by his sophomore full-length, "Supreme Clientele," in early 2000. "Supreme Clientele" was a success, but it was followed a year later by "Bulletproof Wallets," an album that didn't sell well and had fans declaring the Ironman had gone soft. Once again it was back to the Wu for a couple years before the rapper would be appearing solo again. Epic issued the compilation "Shaolin's Finest" in April of 2003, and by the end of the year two new Ghostface tracks had started to appear on mixtapes. The chaotic "Run" with Jadakiss and the more commercial "Tush" with Missy Elliott raised the anticipation for the rapper's first album for Def Jam and his first under the simpler moniker Ghostface. "The Pretty Toney Album" hit the streets in April of 2004. The Top 10 hit "Fishscale," along with "More Fish," followed in 2006, but not before "718" — an album from his Theodore Unit.

Always prolific, the rapper put out "The Big Doe Rehab" — whose release date had originally coincided with Wu-Tang's long-awaited fifth full-length, "8 Diagrams," which RZA agreed to push back a week so as to not coincide with Ghost's effort — in early December 2007. Ghostface returned in 2008 with a pair of compilations: "The Wallabee Champ" (rarities and B-sides) and "GhostDeini the Great" (including remixes, alternate versions, and career highlights). Influenced by R&B and focused on the ladies, his 2009 album "Ghostdini the Wizard of Poetry" was a significant departure. The more traditional effort "Apollo Kids" landed in 2010 with special guests Redman, Busta Rhymes, and the Game. Another significant departure arrived in early 2013 with the release of "Twelve Reasons to Die." The album was a collaborative effort with film composer Adrian Younge and was inspired by the Italian murder mystery/slasher film genre known as giallo.

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How tall is Ghostface Killah? How old is Ghostface Killah? Who is Ghostface Killah dating? Find out here.

Age: 45 years old
Birthday: May 9, 1970
Height: 6' 2 ½"
Nickname: Ironman
Pretty Toney
Tony Starks
The Wallabee Champ
Sun God
Starky Love
Ghost Deini
Full Name / Real Name: Dennis Coles
Birthplace: Staten Island, NY

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