Lil Wayne is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record executive. He is one of the best hip-hop singers in recent times. Lil has worked on many singles and albums; some of his songs have sold more than 120 million worldwide. He is one of the world’s bestselling music artists and has won many awards like the Grammy award, Billboard music award, BET award, and many others. Lil has a label named Young Money Entertainment, and he is the CEO of it.
Check other celebrities biography
The early life of Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. His father’s name is Dwayne Michael Turner, and his mother’s name is Jacinda Carter; she worked as a cook at the time of Lil’s birth and also, and she was only 19 years old at the time. He is the only child in his family, his parents were divorced when he was two years old, and his father left the family.
Then he moved with his mother and lived in Hollygrove. Since childhood, he has been engaging in music and also, and he started to write songs when he was eight years old. He met Bryan Williams, a famous American singer, songwriter, and record producer. Lil first recorded his freestyle with him at eight, creating a father-and-son bond.
Lil Wayne education
Lil Wayne attended Eleanor McMain Secondary School, was a member of his school drama club and participated in many dramas. After that, he joined Marion Abramson Senior High School, but he dropped out of the school because of his interest in music, and at the age of 14, he decided to start his career in music.
Personal details of Lil Wayne
|Real Name||Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.|
|Celebrity Name||Lil Wayne|
|Profession||Rapper, singer, songwriter, and record executive|
|Age||39 years old|
|Date of Birth||September 27, 1982|
|Birth Place||New Orleans, Louisiana, United States|
Body Measurements of Lil Wayne
|Height in Centimetres||165 Cm|
|Height in Inches||5 Feet 5 Inch|
|Weight in Kilograms||61 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||143 lbs|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Relationship Status||In a Relationship|
|Girlfriend Name||Denise Bidot|
Lil Wayne’s personal life
Lil Wayne was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, on September 27, 1982, to Dwayne Michael Turner and Jacinda Carter. His real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., and he is 39 years old as of 2022.
Lil became a father when he was 16 years old with his high school girlfriend, Toya Johnson; their daughter was born on November 29, 1998, and her name is Reginae Carter.
Then they married in 2004, lived together for two years, and divorced and separated in 2006. After that, he was in a relationship with Sarah Vivan, a radio broadcaster. They both have a son named Dwayne III at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati on October 22, 2008. On September 9, 2009, his third child was born to Lauren London actress, and his son’s name is Cameron Carter.
Lil Wayne’s net worth
Lil Wayne is estimated to have a net worth of $ 175 million, earning all his net worth as a singer, rapper, and songwriter. Many of his albums sold more than 120 million worldwide. The above amount is only an estimate which may be higher or lower than his actual net worth.
Lil Wayne relationship
Lil Wayne welcomed his fourth child on November 30, 2009, named Neal Carter, with singer Nivea. Then she was in a relationship with Trina and was pregnant but suffered from a miscarriage. In July 2015, he was in a relationship with r Christina Milian, a singer, and they both were in a relationship for a year; in 2015, they both broke up their relationship.
After that, Lil was in a relationship with La’Tecia Thomas, and they both were in relationship for two years, and they both got engaged in 2019. In May 2020, they both separated and called off their engagement. Lil Wayne was in a relationship with model Denise Bidot; in June 2020 and November 2020, they both broke their relationship. After some months, they both reconciled and started their relationship again.
Lil Wayne Awards and achievements
In 2008, Lil won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip Hop Video for his album Lollipop. In 2009, he won four Grammy awards for his album Tha Carter III and song Lollipop. In 2017, Lil won the Grammy award for Best Rap Performance for his song Truffle Butter.
In 2013, he won the Juno Awards in the Video of the Year; in 2011, he won three BET Awards for his Look at Me Now. In 2013, Lil won the BET Hip Hop Awards for the song Pop That, and in 2018, he won the I Am Hip Hop Award at BET Hip Hop award. Apart from the above amount, Lil has won many awards and honours for his singing.
Lil Wayne’s early career
Lil Wayne started his career in singing in 1996, and he joined the Hot Boys Hip Hop group; he performed in their studio album, which was released on July 27, 1999, and the song became top on the Billboard hip hop album chart. On November 2, 1999, Lil released his first solo album, Tha Black Is Hot, which became a top ten hit and no.3 position on Billboard 200 and received a Platinum certificate from RIAA.
In 2000, he released his second album, Lights Out and in 2002, his third album, 500 Degreez, was released and earned a gold certificate. In 2004, his album Tha Carter was released, and it reached no.5 on Billboard 200 and earned a gold certification from RIAA. In 2005, he became the president of Cash Money, and he founded the label Young Money Entertainment.
Lil Wayne’s successful career
In 2005, Lil released his fourth album Tha Carter II, and he received gold certification from RIAA for this album; in 2008, his fifth album Tha Carter III was released. Then Lil released the albums like Rebirth in 2010; I Am Not a Human Being in 2010, Tha Carter IV in 2011, Funeral in 2020, Tha Carter V in 2018, and many others. Apart from singing, Lil acted in some films, television series, and television shows.