Originally known as Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn stage named as Future is a rapper and singer. Future was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia on November 20, 1983. He started performing on stage as a member of the musical collective The Dungeon Family with his name “The Future”.
An encouragement by his cousin made him sharpen his writing skills and become a rapper. He later worked with Atlanta’s Rocko under the label A1-recordings. A series of mixtapes including 1000, Dirty Sprite and True Story were released in 2010-11. He has collaborated with a fellow rapper Gucci Mane in the album Free Bricks and also wrote YC’s single “Racks” along with Mane. He next performed the mixtape, Streetz Calling. This tape received reviews from XXL magazine as “tales of the grind” and Pitchfork “as close as anyone to perfecting this thread of ringtone pop”.
He made another mixtape “Astronaut Status” which was released in 2012 before his studio debut. This album helped him enter the annual XXL Freshmen list in early 2012.
His debut album “Pluto” was released in April 2012. This album had remixes of “Tony Montana” and “Magic”. The track “Magic” was his first single entry to Billboard Hot 100 chart. In the same year in October, his album “Pain” was released. He also wrote, produced and appeared in the song “Loveeeeee Song”.
In 2013, his mixtape F.B.G was released which was platinum certified as it had 250,000 downloads on the mixtape site DatPiff. His second studio album was Future Hendrix which was released in the same year.
Future along with Canadian rapper Drake, released a mixtape in September 2015 – What a time to be alive. This album debuted at number one on Billboard charts and 350,000 copies were sold in the U.S. Thus, Future made two number one albums in 11 years (Jay-Z and what a time to be alive). In 2016, he released his album “Purple Reign”. He later premiered in his 4th studio album “We the Best”. He thus became the fastest artist with 3 number one albums – Jayz, What a time to be alive, and we the best. He also appeared in a Rolling Stone issue in June 2016.
Future Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $8.9 Million US Dollars
Future has an estimated net worth of $8.9 million US dollars as of 2017. Future released 3 number one albums in 12 years which is a great achievement in itself. His highest earnings were from the following albums:
Future Hendrix – $1.25 million
Welcome 2 Mollyworld – $1 million
Astronaut Status – $0.85 million
Pluto – $2 million
Streetz Calling – $0.48 million
Future has not only released 3 number one albums in 12 years but also released various other hits during his career till date. Let’s take a look at some of the top albums of Future till date – DS2, 56 Nights, Monster, Honest, Pluto, EVOL, Purple Reign, Streetz Calling, and Dirty Sprite.
Future has 4 children from 4 women. He is divorced and has given most of his money on compensation. He likes spending and owns 2 Rolex watches, 2 cars – Ferrari and Aston Martin. He keeps changing his cars and costs him more than $3 million. He also loves jewelry and owns watches and jewelry worth more than $1 million.
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Future uses Auto-tune in his songs which are highly prevalent, both for rapping and singing effect. His music has been characterized as Trap music. He is also a philanthropist. He pays charity homes directly or does show for charity purposes.
Future has announced a tour this spring for his album “Nobody Safe Tour” with Migos, Tory Lanez, and Kodak black. He is also releasing a self-titled album very soon.
Future is a singer, rapper, music producer and lyricist. He has released 3 number one albums in just 12 years of his career. He is a philanthropist who believes in giving away as much as he gets. He doesn’t have stable relationships. He is releasing his new albums soon and also going on a tour this spring. He has talent which if utilized well, he can grow further and have a great career in music. Let’s wait for his new album and wish him luck. 🙂