Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. Also known by his stage name Lil Wayne is a rapper of America. He became the member of Cash Money Records when he was only nine years old. Wayne has an estimated net worth of $150 million.
Bio and Wiki:
Wayne was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the U.S on September 27, 1982. He was raised in New Orleans’s neighborhood Hollygrove. His mother gave him birth at the age of nineteen. His parents parted their ways when he was only two years old.
Wayne’s real father is still alive but his stepfather has died. Wayne’s stepfather’s name was Reginald ”Rabbit” McDonald, both stepfather and stepson loved each other and Wayne said he considers him his real father. Wayne also has a tattoo in Rabbit’s memory.
Wayne became the member of the hip-hop group Hot Boys in 1996 with fellow rappers Turk, B.G., and Juvenile. In 1999, the group released his first two albums entitled ”Get it How U Live” as well as ”Guerrilla Warfare”. The audience loved both the albums and they made its place on the top of the charts.
Wayne also made his appearance in single named ”Back That Azz Up” by Juvenile’s which acquired 5th rank on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks whereas 18th rank on the Billboard top 100.
Wayne made to the public his debut solo album entitled ”Tha Block is Hot” at the early age of seventeen. This album was a big hit. After the success of his solo album, Wayne appeared in the single entitled Bling Bling, which also featured Big Tymers, Juvenile and B.G. Wayne released his album ”Tha Carter” in 2004, which became one of the biggest hits of his career and was considered as an evolution in his music style by the critics.
Wayne released ”Tha Carter II” in 2005. The album was a great success and made to sell over 238,000 copies in the first week of its release and over two million copies were sold across the globe. The album was ranked number 2 on Billboard 200 albums chart. The album’s lead single Fireman was reached at number 32 on Billboard Hot 100 chart. Tha Carter III was released in 2008. More than one million of its copies were sold in its release’s initial week.
Awards and Achievements:
Wayne has a history of a successful career. His first album with Bad Boys entitled”Guerrilla Warfare” was reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Moreover, it achieved 5th rank on the Billboard 200. His Album Carter III won Grammy Award for Best Rap Album in 2009. His single ”Lollipop” won Grammy Award for Best Rap Song in 2009.
Net Worth of Lil Wayne:
Wayne is a successful music actor who has also appeared in several movies. Throughout his successful career, he has made a wealthy net worth of $150 million.
Wayne is considered a rap icon by the music industry and has worked hard for gaining and maintaining this position since his early life. He has fought bravely with poverty and came over it by his hard work and determination.