Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne

Who is Lil Wayne?

Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. is known as Lil Wayne. He is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record executive, entrepreneur, and actor. He started his career in 1991 when he was just 9. He was discovered by Birdman and joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label, and half of the duo The B.G.'z, alongside fellow New Orleans based rapper B.G. The due then joined the southern hip hop group Hot Boys, with Cash Money, label-mates Juvenile and Turk, in 1997, which released of their debut album Get It How U Live!. The group became popular following the release of the platinum-selling album Guerrilla Warfare and Bling Bling. He was the flagship artist of Cash Money Records, before ending his long-tenured deal with the company in 2018. His solo debut album is Tha Block Is Hot in the year 1999 which was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

What is Lil Wayne Famous for?

Lil Wayne is famous for a rapper. His solo debut album Tha Block Is Hot was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. His subsequent album Lights Out and 500 Degreez went on to be certified gold. He reached higher popularity with his fourth album Tha Carter as well as with his appearance on the song Soldier with Destiny's child. The album was followed by Tha Carter II as well as several mixtapes and collaborations throughout 2006 and 2007. In 2010, the album Rebirth was certified gold by the RIAA, despite a generally negative critical response. His eighth studio album I Am Not a Human Being was released during his incarceration, while his 2011 album Tha Carter IV was released following his release. He became the first male artist to  surpass Elvis Presley with the most entrires on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with 109 songs. He has sold over 100 million records worldwide, including more than 15 million albums and 37 million digital tracks in the U.S. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of his own label imprint, young Money Entertainment.

Where did Lil Wayne Grow Up?

Lil Wayne was born on September 27, 1982, in New Orleans, Louisiana. He holds American nationality and belongs to black ethnicity. His birth sign is Libra. He was born to a father named Dwayne Michael Turner and a mother named Jacida Carter. He grew up in the impoverished Hollygrove neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana. His parents divorced when he was 2 and his father permanently abandoned the family. He enrolled in the gifted program of Lafayette Elementry School and in the drama club of Eleanor McMain Secondary School. He attended McMain in 1990s for two years. He moved to the Marion Abramson Senior High School. At the age of 12, he played the part of the Tin Man in his middle school drama club's production of The Wiz. He deliberately shot himself with a 9mm handgun and off-duty police officer Robert Hoobler drove him to the hospital. At McMain Magnet School. he was an honors student, but he dropped out at the age of 14 and focus on a musical career.

What is Lil Wayne Body Features?

Lil Wayne height of 1.65 m tall and body weight of 61 kg. He has a balanced and healthy body. He has black hair and dark brown eyes. His shoe size is 8 (US).

Is Lil Wayne Married?

Lil Wayne is a married man. He married his high school girlfriend Antonia Toya Carter in the year 2004. The couple was blessed with a daughter named Reginae. Later. they got divorced in the year 2006. After that, he married Sarah Vivan, who is a radio broadcaster. The couple gave birth to his second child named Dwayne III in 2008, his third child named Cameron Carter was born to actress Lauren London, and fourth child Neal was born to singer Nivea.

How much is Lil Wayne's Net Worth?

Lil Wayne estimated net worth of $150 million and his salary is unknown. He earns a good amount of money from his profession.

How many Awards has Lil Wayne won?

Lil Wayne has won eight awards at the BET Hip Hop Awards, one of which included the MVP title. He won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance for A Milli, Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for his appearance in T.I.'s single, Swagga Like Us, and Best Rap Song for Lollipop.

Some other facts:

His real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.

He wrote his first rap song at the age of 8.

He was once a member of the group "Hot Boys".

His favorite sport used to be tennis.

Lil Wayne
Quick Facts of Dwayne Carter Jr.
Celebrated Name Lil Wayne
Age 38 years old
Nick Name Lil Wayne
Birth Name Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.
Birth Date 1982-09-27
Gender Male
Profession Rapper
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Place of Birth New Orleans, Louisiana
Horoscope Libra
Ethnicity Black
Education Eleanor McMain Secondary School
Father Dwayne Michael Turner
Mother Jacida Carter
Marital Status Married
Wife Toya Johnson (2004-2006)
Height 1.65 M
Weight 61 Kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Girlfriend Dhea Sodano
Net Worth $ 150 million
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