Who is Lil Wayne and what is his net worth 2018? When you are listening to the rap, then you must know that Lil Wayne is one of the most popular rappers around the globe. He was born as Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. on September 27 in the year of 1982. His native place is New Orleans, Louisiana. He was very talented as rapper and songwriter and that is why he was encouraged and motivated to join the Cash Money Records in his teenage days.
His debut album Tha Block is hot topped the chart that made him famous right from the beginning of his career. This album Tha Block is Hot was debuted on the American Chart top 200 and on the same year he was nominated as the best young artist. He covers genres such as rap, hip hops and trap. He sometimes tries his hands on rock genre as well.
He is not the author but he is an entrepreneur too. He can even sing. He is also an author of several columns in newspapers. Other than these occupations, he has been busy in his business of record producing as well. He has got money and fame that lead him to collaborate with other popular artists as well.
The artists with which Lil Wayne was associated are Drake, Eminem, Nicki Minaj and Young Money. Other artists include T Pain and Kelly Rowland. In his personal life, he was married but his marriage failed and he had to divorce with Antonia Carter. He also has four children Reginae, Dwayne III, Lauren, and Neal.
Net Worth of Lil Wayne
His current net worth is $170 million. His earnings come mainly from his discographies and his other business. His earnings from the album are quite high nowadays as he is driving the music culture on his own pace. In the year of 2014, his earnings were $15 million. In the very next year 2015, his earning increased to $24 million. His collaboration with other artists such as Snoop Dogg and David Guetta fetched him a fortune. He is very popular amongst the youngster and that is the reason why he is earning so much in these days.
He lives in Hollywood. He has collection of very expensive cars like Cadillac CTS which is red in color. He also owns the world’s costliest car Bugatti Veyron. He also has a fleet of cars such as Bentley Mulsanne and Aston Martin.
He released his first album in 1999. The name of the album was “Tha Block Is Hot”. But his major album was Tha Carter that was released in the year of 2005. This album gave him the fame and pomp that he has now. His singles such as Lollipop and Drop The World are on the lips of every hip hop listeners. The Carter album series has reached to Carter IV that was released in 2011. The recent album he has released was on 2012. I Am Not A Human Being II is his latest album that did not gather much fame when compared to his other albums.
Lil Wayne is driving the trend among the youngsters. He is a trendsetter in the world of hip hop rather than the trend follower in the music industry. His single See you Again as the tribute for Fast and Furious artist was very much appraised. The song was well written and Lil Wayne has really done his job in that song to impress everyone around the world. That is the reason why it is one of the most viewed videos on the YouTube network.