What is Lil Wayne Net Worth? According to this website Lil Wayne net worth is estimated at around $150 million Us Dollars (Over 63 billion in Naira) Lil Wayne American influential rapper, record executive, actor, and entrepreneur.
However in this article we are reviewing Lil Wayne Bio, Wikipedia, Parents, Father, Children, Endorsement deals, State Of Origin, Height, Net Worth, House and Cars, Phone Number, Contact, Marriage, Education career, Social Media Account, Controversies, Wife/Spouse, Record Label, Tattoo.
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Lil Wayne as an expertise stage name, is a talented and influential American rapper, record executive, actor, and entrepreneur.
Lil Wayne Biography
Lil Wayne was born on September 27, 1982, with the original name Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. in the inhabited city of New Orleans, Louisiana, in the United States of America.
He spent few years of his life in the impoverished Hollygrove neighborhood located in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The American grew up in abject poverty. Lil Wayne‘s life was made worse at age 2 when his parents divorced, and his father reportedly abandoned the family. As a result, his mother had to make life worthwhile as a cook.
Things even got hey-wire in 1994 when 12-year-old Lil Wayne sustained self-inflicted gunshots injury to the chest in an attempt to commit suicide. He wanted to end his life after his mother insisted that he must end his rap-related affiliations.
His mother, Jacida Carter, remarried, this time to a man named Reginald McDonald, who is presently dead and who Lil Wayne considers his ‘real father.’ He even tattooed the name of his deceased Step-father.
His Step-father died on 20 July 1997 after he was reportedly kidnapped from a nightclub and eventually was thrown out of a moving vehicle after he was shot.
Lil Wayne Educational Background
The young Lil Wayne was admitted to a gifted program at Lafayette Elementary School. He was later transferred to Eleanor McMain Secondary School, where he studied for two years.
Few years into Marion Abramson Senior High School, Lil Wayne dropped out of school to focus on his musical career. He was just fourteen.
He later enrolled at the University of Houston in January 2005 and dropped out a few months in due to his busy lifestyle.
Lil Wayne Career
Lil Wayne discovered his talent at age 8, writing rap songs before he was scouted by Bryan Williams, who is an American rapper, record producer, and co-founder of the top American record label known as Cash Money Records in 1991.
Bryan Williams, who also goes by the names Birdman and Baby, was impressed by Lil Wayne‘s raw talent and put it upon himself to nurture the young and inexperienced Lil Wayne. As a result, he (Lil Wayne) was included in Cash Money Records.
He later joined the American teenage hip-hop singers duo known as The B.G.’z, who featured rapper Lil Doogie to release the group’s debut album titled, True Story on 29 July 1995.
Lil Wayne soon became a vital member of another hip hop group known as Hot Boys formed in 1996, and in 1999 the group released a second studio album titled, Guerrilla Warfare, which topped the Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and climbed up to number 5 on Billboard 200 bringing the group and Lil Wayne much deserved recognition.
Later on, Lil Wayne gained the impetus to come up with a debut solo album which he titled, Tha Block Is Hot, and was released by Cash Money Records on 2 November 1999. The album achieved incredible feats and even reached No 3 on Billboard 200, which earned him a Platinum certification by RIAA.
He came up with two more albums, subsequently Lights Out in 2000 and 500 Degreez in 2002, but none could match his first Tha Block Is Hot record.
He had his fourth album, Tha Carter released by Cash Money Records on 29 June 2004 that debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard’s 200 and sold 116,000 copies in the first week at the US market. The album also received gold certification from RIAA.
Lil Wayne was named the president of Cash Money in the summer of 2005 and made a remarkable feat that year when he founded the record label Young Money Entertainment an imprint of Cash Money Records. However, for an undisclosed reason in 2007, he gave up management for both labels.
He released his fifth studio album, Cater II which served as a sequel to Tha Carter and was released by Universal Distribution in collaboration with Cash Money Records on 6 December 2005. Once more, the album achieved an incredible feat and even surpassed the record of its predecessor by debuting at Number 2 on the Billboard’s 200 album chart and sold over 240,000 copies in the first week.
The Carter II was rewarded with a gold certification from RIAA on 18 January 2006, and three months later, it earned platinum.
Things couldn’t have gotten better until he released what could be tagged as his biggest album of all time, which he titled Cater III, released on 10 June 2008. The album made it to the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 and garnered triple-platinum certification from RIAA on 12 February 2009.
Aside from being a talented musician, Lil Wayne is also a good actor. He’s starred in films such as Baller Blockin (2000), Hurricane Season (2009), and has also featured in TV series such as Saturday Night Live in 2004, 2008, and 2010, Wild ‘n’ Out in 2005, The Boondocks in 2007. He also signed Nicki Minaj along his career to Young Money Entertainment.
Lil Wayne Profile
- Full Name: Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.
- Stage Name: Lil Wayne
- Born: 27 September 1982 (age 39 years old)
- Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
- Nationality: American
- Parents: Jacida Carter, Dwayne Michael Turner
- Children: Reginae Carter, Kameron Carter, Dwayne Carter III, Neal Carter
- Height: 1.65 m
- Siblings: Updating Soon
- Girlfriend(s)/Wife: Toya Johnson (m. 2004–2006), Sarah Vivan (ex.), Lauren London (ex.), Nivea (ex.), Trina (ex.), La’Tecia Thomas (ex.)
- Occupation: Rapper, Entrepreneur
- Net Worth: $150 Million
Lil Wayne Awards and Recognition
- Lil Wayne lives as one of the best rappers of all time. So it will not be a thing of surprise to know that he is one of the most decorated celebrities in the world.
- He has been nominated for the Grammy Awards 24 times and won it 5 times.
- He has been nominated for the Billboard’s Music Awards nine times and won it four times.
- Lil Wayne has also been nominated for the MTV Video Music Awards 13 times, winning it 2 times.
- He’s also had BET Awards nominations for a record 33 times, winning it 11 times.
- Lil Wayne has won the BET Hip Hop Awards 16 times with 52 nominations. He’s also been listed among the nominees of the American Music Awards 8 times, winning it just once.
- He’s won the Soul Train Music Awards 4 times after being nominated 12 times.
Lil Wayne Marital Status/Personal Life
Lil Wayne is a proud father of four. He had his first child, a girl, on November 29, 1998, when he was only 16, by his high school girlfriend, Toya Johnson.
The lovers decided to make things permanent in holy matrimony held on Valentine’s day in 2004. Sadly, The duo went their separate ways after a divorce in 2006.
He had another child, his second on October 22, 2008, named Dwayne Carter III, this time to a radio broadcaster named Sarah Vivan. His third child Kameron Carter was born on September 9, 2009, to actress Lauren London.
He has another, his fourth from a different woman, a singer named Nivea, and gave the child the name Neal Carter.
Trina also carried his child but had an unfortunate miscarriage.
Lil Wayne was engaged to hot model, La’Tecia Thomas but later canceled the engagement in May 2020 for undisclosed reasons.
He also has a child whose name is Reginae Carter.
Lil Wayne‘s life is not perfect as it may look. He’s been convicted several times, including being convicted and subsequently sentenced to one year in prison on 8 March 2010 for crimes of criminal possession of a weapon and Marijuana.
He was in prison for eight months at Rikers Island Jail and was released on 4 November 2010.
Lil Wayne released his memoir titled, Gone Til’ November on October 11, 2016, where he shared his experience in Riker’s Island.
Lil Wayne Social Media Handles
Lil Wayne, like other top artists, has social media presence. He is one of the most followed artists on social media, considering his fame and influence.
He is a big fan of selfies and taking pictures which he flaunts on his social handles.
Lil Wayne’s official handles are;
- Instagram: @liltunechi
- Twitter: @LilTunechi
Lil Wayne Top Songs
- 3 Peat (song)
- 4 My Town (Play Ball)
- 6 Foot 7 Foot
- 9 Piece
- 9mm (song)
- 100 Million
- Back That Thang Up
- Ball (song)
- Ballin’ (Young Jeezy song)
- Bandz a Make Her Dance
- Bang Bang Pow Pow
- He’s Dead
- Heard ’em All
- Hello (Stafford Brothers song)
- Karate Chop (song)
- Know What I’m Doin’
- Krazy (Lil Wayne song)
- High School (song)
- Holla at Me
- Hollywood Divorce
- Hot Girls
- Hot Revolver
- How Many Times (DJ Khaled song)
Lil Wayne Filmography
- The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (October 29, 2004)
- 2010 Saturday Night Live as musical guest
- “Michael Phelps/Lil Wayne”
- The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(2005)
- Wild ‘n Out as musical guest
- The Boondock as Jericho’s son(2007)
- Late Show with David Letterman (2009)
- America’s Best Dance Crew (2011)
- The World According to Paris (2011)
- Loiter Squad (2012)
- Present Skip and Shannon: Undisputed as musical guest (2016)
- Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta as Himself (2017)
- The Masked Singer as Robot/Himself (2020)
Lil Wayne Properties(Cars and Houses)
Lil Wayne lives an extravagant lifestyle. Evidence is why he is reported to have paid a whopping $17 million to acquire a mansion in Miami Beach.
In addition, he drives a black Bugatti Veyron capable of reaching 60mph in 2.5 seconds. He also has a Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe valued at $443,000.
He wears Dr. Dre‘s headphones and has been spotted wearing a diamond pair of the expensive Beats headphone which costs around $1 million coupled with his $ 1 million diamond wrists watch. The American doesn’t look like getting poor real soon.
Lil Wayne Net Worth
Lil Wayne is one of the richest and influential American celebrities in the world. He earns from his career as a rapper, actor, and record producer. Lil Wayne‘s estimated net worth is $150 Million.
Lil Wayne net worth in Naira: is about ₦63,963,000,600.00 as of 2022.