Lil Wayne Net Worth 2017 is 145 million dollars. This renowned rapper has sold more than thirteen million copies in only USA as well as 40 million singles. Lil Wayne accumulated a lot of money throughout his career. He was lucky to thrive and prosper which earned him millions and his albums time and again received gold certificates as well.
He also runs his record label named Yung Money Records which comprises of other famous rappers of the country. They include Nicki Minaj, Tyga, and Drake. Seeing the success that he had ever since he began rapping, no wonder Lil Wayne Net Worth 2017 is astonishingly 145 million dollars respectively. And that he affords to live an executive style mansion that is worth 140 million dollars.
Lil Wayne Net Worth 2017
Born in Louisiana, USA Lil Wayne is a famous rapper and songwriter respectively. He is regarded as one of the richest rappers in the music industry that is a surprise to many musicians and related professionals. Born as Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, he is thirty-one years old and currently resides in Miami. But he is divorced, and his four children live with him.
At the age of nine, Lil Wane joined Cash Money Records in 1991 and began his passion rapping when he was just fourteen years old. This made him the youngest person to work on the label respectively. Soon, within a year or so, he joined a two persons’ band named B.G z which was formed by another notable rapper called B.G. But then from the year 1996, the band became known as Hot Boys and success followed Lil Wayne as well.
That is in the year of 1996 Hot Boys released their first album named ‘Get It How You Live’ which was a hit instantly. And then in 1999, another album was launched which was called Guerilla Warfare, this was a success too. Both these albums helped Lil Wayne financially, and he earned a lot respectively. During the dame year 1999, Lil Wayne also released his solo album by the name of The Block is Hot, and this album gained platinum status when it got ranked by the RIAA.
Lil Wayne’s career really took off from the year 2000. He released two subsequent albums in the span of two years. One was ‘Light Out’ in the year 2000 and the other was launched in the year 2002 by the name of ‘500 Degrees’. Both these albums earned Lil Wayne a gold certificate as well.
In the year 2004, Wayne released one of the most successful albums of his career called The Carter. Subsequently, two more sequels of the albums Carter II and Carter III were launched respectively. All of the three albums were successful and added to the worth of Lil Wayne as a Rapper in the music industry. During the initial few weeks of the sales of the Carter III album, around million copies of the album got sold throughout USA. This album had many good songs, but the most popular were ‘Got Money’, ‘A Milli’ and ‘Lollipop’ as well.
In the year 2010, the first rock style album was launched by Lil Wayne by the name of Rebirth. Though the album was rated with a gold certificate, yet Wane received a lot of criticism from many people. In the same year, Wayne was charged with holding a weapon illegally, so he served prison for eight months. During his time in prison, he was able to compose and release an album called ‘I Am Not a Human Being’ as well. And immediately when he got released, he launched another album called Carter IV respectively.