Lil Wayne Net Worth (2020)

Lil Wayne Net Worth (2020)

Lil Wayne's net worth

How much is Lil Wayne's net worth?

Lil Wayne is one of the most influential and greatest rappers of all-time. He is also among the richest rappers in the world. The rapper at the age of 12 started his music career and joined Cash Money Records in 1995.

Lil Wayne has sold over 120 million records worldwide and one of the bestselling music artists on the planet.

Early Life

Dwayne Micheal Carter Jr was born on September 27, 1982. He has the background of New Orleans in Louisiana where he was born. At the little age of 2, Wayne had to witness his parents go their separate ways after a divorce.

Some sort of rejection of Lil Wayne towards his father made him go by the name Wayne instead of Dwayne. He claimed that he's a junior and his father is still alive but not in his own life like he has never been.

Wayne met Birdman in 1991. The later mentored the young carter and included him in Cash Money distribution songs becoming the youngest member of the label.

Career

Lil Wayne's solo album "Tha Block is Hot" was released in 1999 and at the age of 17. It debuted at number 3 on Billboard 200 and later certified platinum by the RIAA. His second and third studio album didn't attain the level of success his debut did.

Lil Wayne gained significant recognition after the release of his fourth studio album "Tha Carter". 878,000 copies of this album were sold just in the United States with "Go DJ" the most successful single off Tha Carter.

He released the follow up Tha Carter II in 2005 which sold 238,000 copies its first week of release and went on to sell over 2 million copies worldwide. His most successful album till date which is Tha Carter III was released in 2008 selling over one million copies in the US on its first week of release.

Lil Wayne was convicted for criminal possession of a weapon and served an 8-month jail term in New York from March 2010. Carter's ninth album Tha Carter IV sold 964,000 copies on its first week in the United States becoming one of his most successful albums.

So far, Lil Wayne has dropped more body of works like "Tha Carter V" after multiple delays and "Funeral" in 2020. He has sold more than 15 million albums and 37 million digital tracks in the US.

Lil Wayne is the CEO of his own label Young Money Entertainment. He has worked with various artists in the industry including Eminem, Jeezy, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Rick Ross, Jay Z and lots of others.

He surpassed Elvis Presley with the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100 with 109 songs becoming the first male artist to do so.

As of 2020, Lil Wayne's net worth is estimated at $150 million. His awards shelf includes five Grammy Awards, 11 BET Awards, four Billboard awards, two MTV video music awards and eighth NAACP image Awards.

Most Expensive Things Owned By Lil Wayne

1) Miami Beach Mansion

Most Expensive Things owned by Lil Wayne - Miami Beach house

This is a 10,632 square feet home with seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms. The house was bought for $17 million by the rapper. The mansion features a  theater with red oak flooring, an elevator and a Cabana pool house.

2) La Gorce Circle Home

Most Expensive Things owned by Lil Wayne - La Gorce Circle Home

This home has now been sold out by Lil Wayne. He sold it for a lower price of $10 million than the almost $12 million he bought it in 2012. Tha house has a large drive way and plenty of parking spaces.

3) Bugatti Veryon

Most Expensive Things owned by Lil Wayne - Bugatti Veyron

Wayne bought the speed monster for almost $2 million. The black Veryon has an acceleration speed of 60mph that can be reached in 2.5 seconds.

4) Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe

Most Expensive Things owned by Lil Wayne - Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead coupe

The luxury automobile costed Wayne more than $400,000. The 6.75L V12 engine powers the Phantom Drophead coupe and can reach 60mph in just 5.8 seconds.

5) Beats by Dre

Most Expensive Things owned by Lil Wayne - Diamond Beats Headphone

Lil Wayne has a diamond studded pair of Beats headphones which costs the rapper $1 million. It was handcrafted and the diamonds well patterned.

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