Lil Wayne – Net Worth
Celebrity News: Dwayne Michael Carter, better known as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper who won four Grammys. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States and he has worth of $ 150 million
Wayne was born as Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. on September 27, 1982, and raised in the Hollygrove neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana. Carter was born when his mother, who was a cook, was 19 years old. His parents divorced when he was 2 years old, and his father left the family permanently. She enrolled in the Lafayette Elementary School Gifted Program and the Eleanor McMain High School Theater Club.
He wrote his first rap song at the age of eight. In the summer of 1991, he met Bryan Williams, the rapper, and owner of Cash Money Records. Carter recorded freestyle rap on Williams’ answering machine, which led him to frame the young Carter and include him in some songs distributed by Cash Money. He also recorded his first True Story collaboration album with rapper BG. At that time, Carter was 11, and B.G. Was 14 years old, and was announced as “Los BG’z”.
At age 13, he accidentally got himself shot with a 9mm caliber pistol, the bullet grazed his heart by two inches. Wayne now has a big tattoo on his chest with the words “Bullet Bang” in commemoration of his shot, and another that reads: “In Memory of Rabbit: It’s up to me” on his arm, Killed when they left prison for illegal possession of weapons. At the McMain Magnet School, Carter was an honor student but retired at age 14 to focus on his musical career, something his mother tried to avoid.
His younger brother wanted to follow in Wayne’s footsteps, but he was too young and his mother did not want him to put his life in danger. It should be noted that Lil ‘Wayne has never raped about teenage issues, unlike what most rappers do until their late teens.
Among the awards received by this American rapper, we can mention the following:
BET Awards 2009
Best Male Artist (Hip-Hop)
Most viewed video: “Lollipop” Original Sound.
Grammy Awards 2009
Best Rap Song: “Lollipop”
Best Rap Album: “Tha Carter III”
Best solitary song: “A Milli”
Best group song or duet: “Swagga Like Us” featuring T.I., Jay-Z, & Kanye West
MTV Video Music:
Best hip-hop video of the year: “Lollipop” featuring Static Major.
MTV Europe Music Awards
Best Artist 2008
Best hip-hop artist 2010