Lil Peep was a young American rapper as well as artist. He started his career from Soundcloud and YouTube and went to become one of the highest paid rappers. The music career of the talented artist started when he was a teen. He has released a number of singles and albums. He also worked with famous producer and popular rappers in the music industry. He makes most of his wealth from singing, rap and the albums he releases. His current net worth is reported to be $300 thousand.
Gustav Air who is known as Lil Peep in the music industry was born in 1996 in Long Island, New York. His father was of Swedish descent and his mother was German and Irish. He was admitted to a local school but he was not really good at studies and spent most of his school time alone.
He was dropped out of Long Beach High School and got admission in an online program where he was granted a diploma later. He was a very shy and calm boy. It’s reported that he lived mostly in his room either listening to rap or surfing on the web. He was born in a tech area and the internet was getting popularity during that time so that attracted him.
He suffered a lot of problem as a young boy. He also struggled with depression and had developed suicidal thoughts but it was the internet that helped him get out of that phase. He has admitted in interviews that the internet saved his life and he slowly developed a passion for music especially rap.
He started his music career as an online singer. He uploaded his music videos on Soundcloud and YouTube. During that time, these platform were considered the best if you wanted to showcase your talent and let the world know who you are. He ultimately started getting fame and earned a handsome amount of money from YouTube too.
His professional music career started by the end of 2015. He was inspired to sing and write songs after he watched his favorite stars singing. He during that time tried to write and sing something that was really good and sounded pleasant. He was successful in the purpose and released his album in December 2015.
It was a mix tape named as Lil Peep Part One and it was made available at every store in form of CDs. He received appreciation from other singers and bands. That encouraged him and he continued his work.
We have already talked about his net worth which is $300,000. He started making money from online sources after he made a channel on YouTube. Later on he had a number of good deals with the producer and earned a lot amount of money. He loved spending his wealth and was also fond of luxury cars. He had a number of really awesome cars in his collection and own a house as well.
In November 15, 2017, Lil Peep died due to an accidental fentanyl-Xanax overdose. Many rappers and fans paid him tributes.