Young Thug is a renowned rapper with an estimated net worth of $6 million. Apart from the profit of his albums, he acquires yearly salary from endorsements, sponsorships, ads, features, and many other modes. Read on to find out how the 24-year old rapper became so popular and of course, rich.
Jeffery Lamar Williams professionally known as Young Thug was born in August, 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia USA. He is the second youngest among ten siblings. Since early childhood, Young Thug had a passion for music and dreamt of making it big in the industry.
His breakthrough in the career came by releasing mix tapes “I Came from Nothing” in 2011 followed by version 2 and 3 of the same title in 2011 and 2012 respectively. He managed to attract attention of Gucci Mane who roped in Young Thug for a contract under his record label 1017 Brick Squad Records.
He released the mix tape “1017 Thug” in 2013 with Gucci Mane’s record label and managed to rank in various listings including The Five Best Mix tapes (Guardian) and 10 Best Mistakes (Rolling Stones).
He released another single “Stoner” in 2015 which ranked in the fifth position on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs.
Although all the above mentioned songs were chart toppers and added an impressive amount to Young Thug’s overall net worth, he became what he is now with the songs “Hookah” (2014), “About the Money” (2014), and “Lifestyle” (2014).
Overall, during his career Young Thug has released 12 mixtapes, 17 singles and one studio album. All these have been credited as chart toppers and given Young Thug tremendous success and wealth.
Unfortunately, with all the fame, Young Thug faced several legal problems that include being arrested for being under the influence of unknown substances.
On the personal front, the young rapper is reported to be engaged to Jerrika Karlae and both are expected to get married soon.
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Full Name: Jeffery Lamar William
Birth Date: August 16, 1991
Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia
Height: 1.91 m
Marital Status: N/A
Partner: Jerrika Karlae
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