The young and talented Michael White IV who is more popularly known by his stage name Trippie Redd, is a young chap from the United States and has made a name and huge money that he has left many musicians behind in the competition of net worth. He is also famous as Lil 14 and Big 14.
Early Life and Career
Michael White was born in Ohio on June 18, 1999. He is partial Irish but he is a Native American descendant. His mother had to raise him as a single parent. He grew up in Canton and moved to Columbus quite a few times. He developed his interest in music while he was a young kid. He grew up listening to musicians like Shanti, Beyoncé, Nas and Tupac.
They were his mother’s favorite singers and she was quite fond of listening to them. He himself listened to artists like KISS, Lil Wayne Gucci Mane, T-Pain and Marilyn Manson. He got inspired by Taevion Williams and started rapping. He started to take music seriously after his inspirational singer, Williams died in a car crash. White was involved with Bloods street gang and had been an industrious student. He achieved 4.0 GPA at his high school in Canton. After he graduated, he shifted to Atlanta and met a rapper which eventually led him sign a deal.
The rapper whom he met in Atlanta was Lil Pop and he made him start his professional rapping career. They made three projects: titled Awakening My Inner Beast, Rock the World Trippie and Beast Mode along with Koide Shane. After that, he singed another record label Strange Entertainment, which has now become Elliot Grainge Entertainment, and moved to Los Angeles.
There, he released his first mix- tape mix-tape, A Love Letter to You in which the popular single was Love Scars. It received more than 8 million views by his fans on YouTube. Not only that, its popularity can be noted by the number of views at SoundCloud. There were 13 million views on SoundCloud alone. His song Dark Knight Dummo peaked on Billboard 100 at number 72. He had associated Travis Scott into this single.
Trippie Redd has had major controversies with 6ix9ine. In the year 2017, 6ix9ine appeared in a Michael’s song Poles1469. He was later featured on another of Michael’s song Owee. Later, White abused him in a response to a twitter post claiming 6ix9ine to be a pedophile. Then, White was attacked in New York Hotel and he claimed it was 6ix9ine who sent his men to attack White. Later 6ix9ine confirmed that he was involved in the attack.
Trippie Red has worked in association with a lot of musicians like: Rich Brian, XXXTentacion, 6ix9ine, Kris Wu, Travis Scott, Joji, Baauer, Swae Lee D.R.A.M.
Net Worth of Trippie Redd
Trippie Redd is said to have a net worth of 200 thousand US Dollars. Initially he claimed to have 7 million US Dollars, but later that claim was opposed by his rivals including 6ix9ine.