Since coming to the limelight after his track "Minnesota," which aired on Drakes OVO Sound Beats 1 show, Lil Yachty's rhymes have delighted young fans. At the same time, his style has perturbed many rap purists.
Combining good positivity, and wild ATLein in a style he terms "bubblegum trap," the rapper scored high with his first platinum single "One Night" in 2016.
In this guide, we look at Lil Yachty net worth, early life, and career highlights. Read on.
Lil Yachty is officially known as Miles Park McCollum. He was born on 23rd, August 1997 at Mableton, Georgia. Currently, Lil Yachty age is 21. He first adopted his stage name "Lil Yachty" in 2015.
While attending school at Pebble Brook, Lil Yachty worked at McDonald's where he hooked up with other aspiring producers and rappers.
He later joined the Alabama State University for graduation but dropped out after two months.
Just right from his childhood life, he was greatly inspired by music. His father who is a renowned photographer introduced him to different kinds of music genre.
Miles Park adopted his stage name "Lil Yachty" in 2015 after he moved to New York City from Atlanta. He moved to NY in order to make it a big success in his musical career.
Additionally, he stayed with his friend, where he networked with other online street fashion personalities and built himself a decent following on Instagram.
Besides, he teamed and collaborated with Burberry Perry, which is a producer and beat maker. He later started working with K$upreme where the trio became known as "The Saling Team." His success came when his first single "Minnesota" was aired in Drake's OVO Sound radio.
In addition, hi biggest breakthrough came in when he released his track "1 Night," which he posted online and went viral. Besides, his online networking with other fashion celebrities paid off when he exhibited for Kanye West's "Yeezy Season 3" at the Madison Square Garden.
In 2016, he released his debut mix tape "Lil Boat". He later collaborated with DRAM in one of the hit songs "Broccoli." Broccoli peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 at position 5.
From then, Lil Yachty has become one of the most successful and famous rappers that have collaborated with big household names and finest rappers including Kanye West.
Lil Yachty Net worth
Lil Yachty’s net worth is estimated to be around $8 million as of 2019, and he is recently signed to Quality Control Music.
From his single albums and endorsements, Lil Yachty net worth 2018 stands at $8 million. While in Lil Yachty net worth 2017 was $3.5 according to celebs online.
Although most of Lil Yachty net worth comes from his songs, he has endorsements with Target and Urban Outfitter.
Lil Yachty debut mix tape "Lil Boat" was released in 2016. The same year, he released the Summer Songs 2 mix tape. Additionally, he released his debut EP "Hey Honey let’s Spend Wintertime on a Boat."
He has collaborated with other artists including Young Thug, Post Malone, Chance the Rapper and Kylie Jenner.On February 2017, Lil Yachty started appearing alongside LeBron James in Sprite commercials.
Also, he has endorsements from Nautica, Urban Outfitter, and target. His first album “Teenage Emotions” and second album “Lil Boat” both featured in US Billboard chart at position 5 and 2 respectively.