Ricky Lamar Hawk aka Silento is a popular American rapper, who is best known for his song, ‘Watch me (Nae Nae). It reached #3 on the Billboard Top 100. It is a big achievement for the young rapper. Keep reading to know more about Silento’s net worth in 2018.
Silento Early Life
Silento was born as Ricky Lamar Hawk in the year 1998 on 22nd January. He was raised in Atlanta by three women – his grandmother, aunt, and mother. The young boy from Georgia selected the name, Silento, because he believes in actions and not just words. He prefers talking less and giving his best on stage.
Ricky is close to his aunt, and she wanted him to become a pharmacist like her. However, he always wanted to make a career in music. When Ricky was in 8th grade, he developed the interest in music. The rapper is young and fabulous. There are rumors that he met his girlfriend at the age of five. However, there is no official news of him dating anybody.
Silento had selected his stage name carefully. He believes in actions and not words. His manager and producer, Bolo Da Producer, handle Silento’s work. Silento’s debut single, ‘Watch Me Nae Nae’ was released on a YouTube channel in the year 2015.
In just a week, the video gained more than 2.5 million views! Yes, he became a popular rapper in just a week through YouTube. The young artist has never been in controversy, and he likes to keep it private.
The rapper inspires people to make their own videos and put in on YouTube. He is a humble artist and has never disclosed details about his relationships.
Awards & Achievements
At a young age of 16, Silento became a star! His debut single reached the Billboard Top 100 list. In fact, it was on number 3 in the list of 100 top songs! It is a big achievement for the artist because he is very young!
Silento was nominated in the Teen Choice and MTV Awards, but he did not win it! Nonetheless, he has a long way to go, and it is just the beginning.
The artist also got the opportunity to perform at the BET Awards.
Net Worth of Silento
Silento has an estimated net worth of $850 thousand. He has earned all this through his iTunes downloads profits. Let us not forget that he earned money through his career as a rapper. Silento gets the revenue stream from different parts of the world.
The young artist is very popular in 60 countries. Silento’s debut single, ‘Watch Me’ helped him to gain a lot of success.
The young rap artist has a huge fan following on social media. Although there is no official news of Silento dating anybody, but he has a huge female fan following. Silento lives with his aunt in Stone Mountain. He shares a close bond with her.
Silento became a popular artist after, ‘Watch me’ debut single. The whole world is watching him roll! Silento always wanted to be an inspiration or a role model. He wanted that people should imitate him!
Well, he has successfully fulfilled his dream of being a role model because there are many aspiring rappers, who wish to be like him!
We are looking forward to more of his works in the near future!