Young Thug Net Worth is
Young Thug Biography
Jeffrey Lamar Williams was born on the 9th August 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia USA. He is a rapper, songwriter and singer well known under the professional name Young Thug, who rose to fame after his songs “About the Money” (2014) and “Lifestyle” (2014) were released. Young Thug is a relative newcomer in the entertainment industry, as he has been accumulating his net worth only since becoming active in 2011.
Over this short period of time Thug gained popularity and wealth, so just how rich is he? Sources report that the net worth of Young Thug is as much as $1.5 million.
Young Thug Net Worth $1.5 Million
Jeffrey Lamar Williams was raised in the a family with his ten siblings. Since early childhood he was into music, which later added sums to the overall size of Young Thug’s net worth. As a rapper he debuted by releasing mixtapes “I Came from Nothing” (2011), “I Came from Nothing 2” (2011), and then “I Came from Nothing 3” (2012) that attracted the attention of the famous hip hop artist Gucci Mane. He invited Thug to sign a contract under his own record label 1017 Brick Squad Records, under which label Young Thug released another mixtape “1017 Thug” (2013) which managed to enter various lists, including The Five Best Mixtapes (2013) by The Guardian, 10 Best Mixtapes (2013) by Rolling Stone, the Best Mixtape by FACT and others. This success was followed by the single “Stoner” (2014) which topped-out at fifth position of the Billboard Hot Rap Songs in USA. For the previously mentioned song Thug was nominated for the BET Hip Hop Award in the category of the Best Club Banger.
However, the songs which made Young Thug famous as well as added sums to the total size of his net worth were “Hookah” (2014) recorded alongside Tyga, “About the Money” (2014) with T.I. and “Lifestyle” (2014) with Rich Gang and Rich Homie Quan. “Hookah” peaked in 19th position of Billboard Rap Top 100 and was certified gold in the USA. Another gold single, “About the Money” (2014), was even more successful, peaking in 9th position of the Billboard Rap Top 100. The most successful of all so far has been the single “Lifestyle” (2014) which peaked in third position of previously mentioned chart, as well as being certified platinum.
On the whole, Young Thug has released 12 mixtapes, 17 singles and one studio album. The latter entitled “Barter 6” (2015) reached 5th position on the Billboard R&B Top 100 and 4th position on Billboard Rap Top 100. Due to the popularity of the album, it is expected to bring significant sums to Young Thug’s wealth.
Unfortunately, with fame has come legal problems with police, as Young Thug has been arrested several times because of driving under the influence of unknown substances, possession of marijuana and cocaine, as well as because of the threatening to kill a security guard.
Finally, in the personal life of Young Thug, he has been dating Jerrika Karlae for some time. Recently, it has been reported that the couple became engaged and is planning their wedding.
|Full Name||Young Thug|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
|Date Of Birth||August 9, 1992|
|Place Of Birth||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Nicknames||Jeffrey Williams , Lil’ Jeff|
|Record Labels||1017 Records, 300 Entertainment, Atlantic Records, Asylum Records|
|Music Groups||Bankroll Mafia|
|Nominations||BET Hip Hop Award for Best Mixtape, BET Hip Hop Award for People's Champ, BET Hip Hop Award for Made You Look Award, BET Award for Viewer's Choice, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Club Banger, BET Hip Hop Award for Best New Hip Hop Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best Dance Performance, iHeartRadio Music Award for R&B Song of the Year, Pick Up The Phone, Best Friend, Wyclef Jean|
|Saturday Night Live||2016||TV Series performer - 1 episode|
|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014|
|Saturday Night Live||2016||TV Series||Himself - Musical Guest|
|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||2014||TV Series||Himself - Musical Support|