Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is regarded by many contemporaries as one of the most influential hip hop artists of his generation, and often cited as one of the greatest rappers of all time. His career began in 1995, at the age of 12, when he was signed by rapper Birdman, joining Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label. From then on, Wayne was the flagship artist of Cash Money Records before ending his association with the company in June 2018.
Lil Wayne’s solo debut album Tha Block Is Hot (1999) was his solo breakthrough, and he reached higher popularity with his fourth album Tha Carter (2004) and fifth album Tha Carter II (2005), as well as several mixtapes and collaborations throughout 2006 and 2007. He gained more prominence within the music industry with his sixth album Tha Carter III (2008), with first-week sales of over one million copies in the US.
The album included successful singles “A Milli”, “Got Money” (featuring T-Pain), and “Lollipop” (featuring Static Major) – the latter being his first single to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Lil Wayne is one of the world’s best-selling music artists and has won many accolades. Lil Wayne also currently serves as the chief executive officer (CEO) of his own label, Young Money Entertainment.
Lil Wayne has an estimated net worth of $170 million.
|Net Worth:||$170 Million|
|Date of birth:||September 27, 1982|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Source of wealth:||Rapper|