Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. is a popular rapper, singer, record executive and actor. He goes by the stage name Lil Wayne. He is one of the top hip hop artists and also one of the great rappers in the world. He started his career in 1995 and at age twelve got good record deals. Lil Wayne age is thirty-eight now. Some of his music albums became a great hit and also won Grammy Awards. All over the world, he has sold 120 million records. On 2012 he even surpassed Elvis Presley to get the most entries in the Billboard charts.
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Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. birthplace is New Orleans, Louisiana and his birth date is September 27, 1982. His mother worked as a cook and gave birth to him when she was nineteen. Then his parents separated when he was two. Then he enrolled in a gifted program on Lafayette Elementary School. Then he later went to Eleanor McMain Secondary School for two years.
He was an Honor student at the school. But when he turned fourteen he left the studies to pursue a musical career. At age eight he wrote his first rap song. Then in 1991, he met with the owner of cash records Birdman. From then onwards Birdman became a mentor to Lil Wayne.
– Early career
On 1997 Carter joined Hot Boys and became the youngest member of the group. Their debut album was Get It How U Live!. Some of the hip hop groups major singles are “We on Fire” and “I Need a Hot Girl”. But after that, the group got disbanded.
– Successful years
The debut solo album of Carter released with the title Tha Block Is Hot. It received number three place in the billboard charts. He got the recognition to be the best new artist. Then on 2000, he released the album Lights Out and single “Number One Stunna”.
– Career after 2005
On 2007 Lil Wayne album Too Hood to Be Hollywood released. Then the sixth studio album Tha Carter III released on 2008. This album sold 1 million copies and became a great hit. Some of his other popular albums are I Am Not a Human Being series, Tha Carter IV, Free Weezy Album and more. Moreover, Lil Wayne songs in the album Funeral were a huge success in 2020. It was a tribute of Lil Wayne Kobe Bryant. He also has many future projects.
Lil Wayne girlfriend Toya Johnson and Carter married on 2004 but they divorced in 2006. Lil Wayne wife has a daughter named Reginae Carter. Then Lil Wayne kids born to many different women whom he had relationships with. His second child Dwayne III born to radio broadcaster Sarah Vivan.
After that, his third child named Cameron born to Lauren London in 2009. The name of his fourth child is Neal and his mother is singer Nivea. On 2020 he got engaged to Denise Bidot a plus-size model however their relationship ended on May.
The net worth of Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne net worth is $150 million. His popular albums made millions of dollars. He is also a television director and producer. Moreover, he has his own clothing lines named Trukfit and Young Money Clothing. He endorsed brands like Spirit, Mountain Dew and Beats by Dyre. He also has a 23,760-square-feet property that has luxuries amenities.
Lil Wayne is a popular rapper. He has fans all over the world and young singers find him inspiring.