Lil Wayne Net Worth $180 million
Lil Wayne salary $25,000,000
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Lil Wayne is an American hip hop recording artist, and his current net worth is $180 million.
Born in New Orleans, Louisiana to his mother, a cook, and his father, Dwayne Carter, had seen his parents’ divorce at two years old.
Wayne and Birdman have a father-son relationship, although Wayne’s father is still alive.
But young Wayne always considered his stepfather, Rabbit his real father. He even has a tattoo dedicated to Rabbit, who died before he became famous.
He went to the Lafayette Elementary School in the gifted program, as well as in the drama club of Eleanor McMain Secondary School.
In the early 1990s, he attended McMain, for just two years, after which he transferred to the Marion Abramson Senior High School.
Wayne wrote his first rap song at eight years old. In 1991 he met Bryan Williams, rapper and owner of Cash Money Records.
He used to record freestyle raps on Williams’ answering machine, which made him mentor Wayne and include him in Cash Money-distributed songs.
Lil Wayne recorded his first ever collaboration album, True Story, with rapper B.G, as The B.G’s. Back then Wayne had 11 years old, and B.G, 14 years old.
At 12 years old, he appeared as the Tin Man in his middle school drama club’s production of The Wiz.
Around that time he accidentally shot himself with a 9 mm handgun, but an off-duty police officer named Robert Hoobler drove him to the hospital.
While attending McMain Magnet School until the age of 14 when he dropped out, Wayne had good grades.
Later on, he joined the southern hip hop group Hot Boys, next to his label-mates, Juvenile, Young Turk and Lil’ Doogie (B.G).
The same year the group debuted and short after their greatest success came with the platinum-selling album Guerrilla Warfare.
In 1999 he released his first solo album, Tha Block Is Hot, and received a platinum certificate by the RIAA.
Through his career, Wayne has sold over 100 million worldwide, as well as more than 15 million albums in the US. This make him one of the best-selling rappers of all time.
Today he is the CEO of his own label imprint, Young Money Entertainment, which he found in 2005, as well as the flagship artist of Cash Money Records.