22 Savage who is officially known as MacArthur Johnson is an American rapper who is best known as an internet video star especially on the social media network called Vine. Also, for his imitation of another rapper called 21 Savage. In February 2017, he changed his name to Young 22. His hit singles include No Heart and Ain’t No 21. Savage’s albums are 21 Savage, Thug, and King among others. Let’s find out more about how much is 22 Savage’s net worth in 2018.
22 Savage Early Life
22 Savage was born in 1996 on 8th October as MacArthur Johnson. His birthplace was Baton Rouge the capital city of Louisiana. There is no information available his family or his childhood life. The high school name is also not mentioned, but that is the place where he started his comedy rapping career.
22 Savage has a half-brother whose professional name is Wings.
Johnson was once in a love triangle with Kylie Jenner and 21 Savage. He and the latter have a grudge. 21 Savage feels like MacArthur is copying him too much. To settle their differences, Savage 2 once proposed that they should fight in a boxing ring. Then, whoever wins would keep the name Savage. However, Savage 21 declined the offer.
His other names include Funny Ass Mike as well as Mighty Mike. Recently, he changed it to Young 22.
Young 22 was arrested for murder on 3rd May 2016 in Baker, Louisiana. He was accused of the killing of a then young rapper who was known as Richard Phillips. Having shot him in the chest, charges against him were both the illegal possession and use of a firearm. Also, second-degree murder. There is a video of the event which contradicts his defense claim. 22 Savage claims that it was self-defense, but the video does not show Philips with a weapon.
22 Savage Career
Young 22’s rapping career goes way back in high school. Later, he signed a contract with Travis James Entertainment record label as Mighty Mike. That is when he released his hit song titled Hit that Bit for the Gram.
Many talked about his resemblance with 21 Savage, and he saw it as an opportunity. He stole the title of his first song as 22 Savage called No Heart from 21 Savage. In addition to that, the title of an album, Savage Mode.
Still, under that name, he released other hit singles. They include Jumping, Pay 4 It, Run it and Hit that 22.
In 2017, MacArthur released another song called Nothing 2 Live 4. That same year, through his twitter handle, announced the change of his professional name from Savage 22 to Young 22. Under that new name, he has released Kylie Daddy. It talks about his romantic interest in Kylie Jenner. Jenner is one of the Kardashian sisters. She is a 20-year-old businesswoman, social media personality, and model.
Awards & Achievements
The 21-year-old is doing very well in the music industry. 22 Savage despite his age has more than five hit songs. Time will tell whether he will receive an award. However, Young 22 is a promising artist.
Net Worth of 22 Savage
22 Savage has an estimated net worth of $150 thousand. Savage’s primary source of income is his career as a musician. Young 22 has made money through the sales of the copies of his albums as well as singles. His debut single with Travis James Entertainment had almost 400,000 views on YouTube. That shows how he has acquired his current net worth.
MacArthur Johnson is a rapper who has gone by many stage names. They include 22 Savage, Young 22, Funny Ass Mike and Mighty Mike. He is known as an internet rapping star. Also, for cloning the style, looks, and songs of Savage 21. Currently, he goes by the name Young 22.