Who is Fetty Wap and what is his net worth 2018? Fetty Wap is the stage name of Willie Maxwell II. He is one of the well-known American rappers. His single Trap Queen raised him to prominence and made its place in number two on the Us Billboard Hot 100 in May of 2015.
After the success of Trap Queen, Wap signed a deal with 300 Entertainment under the tutelage of Atlantic Records. He has provided several successful singles such as 679 and My Way. Fetty Wap released his debut album in September 2015 which was at the top of US Billboard 200 chart leaving all another behind. He is one of the most favorite rappers in today’s time and has a huge fan following although he started his music career very recently.
Willie Maxwell was born on 7th June 1991 and was raised in Peterson, New Jersey. Maxwell was born with glaucoma in both his eyes. In an interview in 2015, he stated that the doctors were unable to save his left eye and so they fitted him with an ocular prosthesis. An ocular prosthesis is an artificial eye or glass eye that restores an absent natural eye.
The inception of his career in music started after he showed a keen interest in music in 2013. Initially, he started off as a rapper but later started to sing as well as he wanted to do something noteworthy. He earned his nickname Fetty as he was famous as money-monger; fatty is that slang used for money. He has later added Wap as he performed under GuWop.
Fetty Wap has three children. Mashika Kalysha is the mother of his youngest child Khari. They both appeared on VH1’s famous Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood where it was documented that they were new parents.
The commercial debut single Trap Queen was released in 2014 that provided him an international fame. Although for several months, in the beginning, the song was not recognised, but soon after recognition, it became a platinum record. The song is about a woman cooking and dealing with crack cocaine.
The second single of Wap, 679, was launched towards the end of June in 2015. In the original version of the song, only Monty was there with an added version by Wap. Later 679 made it through the Hot 100 at number four.
His third single that was very famous; My Way, became his second single to male an entry on the Billboard Hot 100. Later Drake remixed My Way for the radio version of the song.
During the later week of July and an early week of August, the rapper matched its pace on billboard with prominent rappers like Lil Wayne and Eminem. He is the first male rapper after Eminem to have consecutive three songs that reached the top 20 in the Billboard top 100 lists.
Fetty Wap, the debut album of Wap was released on 25th September and that secured its position at the top of US Billboard 200. He received two nominations at the 58th Grammy Awards.
Wap released a new single titled Jimmy Choo on 5th February 2016. It was announced that Fetty Wap would be having own mobile racing game that would be available on phone, tablet, and Apple from 3rd of May. Nitro Nation Stories offshoots the game.
On the single of the Fifth Harmony 2016, All in My Head, Wap was featured. He also released two singles; Wake up in April and Make You Feel Good in August.
There have been a lot of scandals recently regarding the release of the sex tape of him and his ex-girlfriend Alexis Skyy. According to his ex, he is the one who has released the tape and he had turned down the allegations. He has also stated a public remark about his recent relationship with Masika stating that they are very happy together.
Net Worth of Fetty Wap
Although Fetty Wap’s just kick started his career, yet he is doing well as a profession. The net worth of this young rapper is $8.5 million.
Fetty Wap is a very talented rapper and the budding performer has achieved a lot of praises and awards at the very wee hour of his career. We wish him all success and hope he would provide a lot more of his amazing songs in future.