Who is Lil Yachty and What is his net worth in 2018? Lil Yachty also known as Miles Park McCollum was born on 23rd August 1997 in Mableton, Georgia state of United States. He is a native of Atlanta, Georgia state of the United States of America. Basically a rapper, singer and songwriter, his major genres is hip hop.
Lil Yachty gained a lot of popularity for his single songs ‘one night’ and ‘Minnesota’ from his debut album Ep summer songs. His first mixtape Lil Boat was released in March 2016. In the June of same year he announced of his joint venture deal with quality control music capitol records and Motown records.
The nineteen year old rap artist is five feet eleven inches in height, known for his unique red colored hairs. Yachty calls his version of rap as bubblegum trap. The songs done by him have themes of Mario Bros., Charlie Brown, Rugrats and Game Cube console. Also he had several other themes like clouds, cotton candy, the super Nintendo, Pixer films. He works with the help of his dear friend Burberry Perry for producing his songs.
Rolling Stone has described his songs as “an intentionally dinky sounding tunes packed with off-color blasts delivered in a proudly amateurish singsong”. His music is fun hip hop and he doesn’t take his structure of composition too serious to the extent that he often breaks from the legacy of rap as it is done.
Education: It is reported that he attended a college in the state of Alabama for two months only after which he dropped out from there. He has completed his high school education from Pebblebrook High School in Mableton.
Lil Yachty Net Worth
Lil Yachty estimated net worth is of $3.5 million. Aside from making a mark in the world of music Lil Yachty has also worked as a fashion model. He has worked for Keyne West at the Yeezy season 3 fashion shows in the year 2016.
Lil Yachty as Business model
Lil Yachty is the most talked about name in the world of rap. His two most popular work include Lil Boat and D.R.A.M., and his tie ups with names like Keyne West and Rick Rubin. His journey from working at Mcdonalds in Atlanta to mixtapes has been something of a wonder. He has paved his way in the music industry with his dedication and hard work and the never say die spirit.
He has also done several endorsements like a guest appearance in Sprite commercial with Lebron James. In this commercial he is seen playing piano in an ice cave. He also modeled for apparel brands like Nautica and Urban Outfitter. He also worked in the videos ‘it takes two’ with Carly Rae Jepsen for Target.
The rap artist rose to popularity in December 2015 when his song ‘one night’ was used by Sound cloud for a viral comedy video. His debut mixtape Lil Boat was released in March 2016. In 2016 he collaborated with D.R.A.M. for song Broccoli which became a smashing hit and was even featured at Billboard Hot 100 at number #5.
He has signed several joint venture deals for records with Capitol Records and Motown Records. He has released his second mixtape Summer Songs 2 in July 2016. He also got featured in the hip hop single of Kyle ‘ispy’ in the month of December 2016.
He is presently working on his studio album Teenage Emotions (2017).
He got nominated for the prestigious Grammy awards in the category of best rap sung in collaboration for the song ‘Broccoli’ with the label D.R.A.M.
Influenced by artists like Soulja Boys and ColdPlay the nineteen year old American rapper, singer and songwriter Lil Yachty though being a college dropout has made a mark for himself in the music world. He credits his success to his fans and friends. His style of music he himself describes as bubblegum trap. Lil Yachty holds a promising future for himself. Rising from a job of a regular guy at McDonalds he is the face of rap music of present times.