Lil Wayne is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record executive, entrepreneur, and actor. He is often known as one of the greatest rappers of all time. His career started in the year 1995 when he was just 12 years of age. He was signed by rapper Birdman, joining cash records as the youngest member of the band. Lil Wayne was the flagship artist of cash records and ended his association with the company in June 2018. He has been active from the year 1995 in the industry. He is originally from New Orleans, US. He produced his solo debut album ‘The block is hot’ in 1999, and it reached higher popularity with his more albums. He obtained fame in the music industry with his sixth album name the Carter 111.
- He wrote his first rap at the age of 8 and launched his first album name, true story, at 11.
- He accidentally shot himself in the chest at the age of 12 through his stepfather can, and he was on life support for 2 weeks.
- He is a father of four children.
- He is a huge fan of Nirvana.
- When he was 14 years old, his mum dropped his school after finding and his backpack.
He was born on September 27, 1982, in New Orleans. His mother was a cook and gave birth to him when she was only 19 years old. His parents got divorced when he was two years of age, and his father abandoned their family completely. This is why he has dropped ‘D’ from his last name because he says that he doesn’t consider his father as a part of his life. Lil Wayne started focusing on his musical career when he was 14. He wrote his first rap song when he was 8 years old.
The net worth of Lil Wayne
The estimated net worth of Lil Wayne is $150 million. In his career life, he has released many songs solo and collaborates with popular artists, namely DJ Khaled, Drake, Nicki Minaj, and many more. He has also received Grammy awards for his outstanding songs. Besides earning from music, he earns being a director, songwriter, composer, and producer. He had produced a television documentary show, namely ‘Better than good enough in the year 2010. His income also generates from endorsements, sponsorships and advertisements. This helps him earn millions.