Young Dolph is a famous American rapper who has numerous studio albums recorded to his name. He is also a recording artist and producer. His probably well-known because of his debut album ‘Kings of Memphis’. Keep reading to know more about Young Dolph’s net worth in 2018.
Young Dolph Early Life
Adolph Thompson Jr., popularly known by his stage name “Young Dolph” was born on August 11, 1985, in Chicago, Illinois. Nothing is known about his parents. He grew up with two sisters and two brothers and was raised by his grandmother. He was born in Chicago. When he was two years old, he family moved to Memphis.
Growing up was very hard for Young Dolph, as he was abandoned by his parents at a very young age. There is absolutely no information about his father, but according to some of his songs, his mother was an addict and left him for the same reason.
Young Dolph attended school and was an average student. Right from the childhood he had a passion for the rap music and wanted to become one. After graduating from high school, Young Dolph didn’t bother to join the college and chose the path of pursuing his dream of becoming a rap music star.
Young Dolph is not yet married. According to his social media sites, he is dating someone and is in a relationship with a girl for quite a long time, although her identity is still not revealed. There is no record of his previous relationships. Young Dolph has a son, but the mother of his son is unknown. His present girlfriend has a daughter with him.
Long back, there was a shooting in Charlotte and Young Dolph was the main target. Close to hundred bullets were fired and many vehicles were involved in the same. He was left unharmed in bulletproof SUV. Rumors stated that rapper ‘Blac Yongsta’ was involved in the shooting.
Recently, Young Dolph was shot multiple times outside a local retail store in Los Angeles. He received multiple gunshot wounds and in the hospital, it was declared that they were non-life threatening. He was in the critical condition though. This time rapper ‘Yo Gotti’ was named as a person of interest in relation to the shooting.
Young Dolph Career, Awards & Achievement
Young Dolph’s career started from series of tragedies. First, he was involved in a horrible car accident that almost took his life. It did take him long to recover and when he was fully recovered, the same year, his grandmother, one who raised him, died of lung cancer. The series of incident motivated him and gave a him a “wake up” call.
Young Dolph started making some music and in addition to it, his cousin introduced him to various rap artist he knew. His grandmother’s death had hit him very hard, he made a rap with an emotional relief for himself at desperate times.
Young Dolph’s first mixtape was called ‘Paper Route Campaign’. It was very successful and acted as a gateway for Young Dolph to thrive his career in the rap music. He soon became a local hero and in five years, Young Dolph became nationwide phenomena.
One of his notable work can be seen in his studio album ‘King of Memphis’. The album gained him a lot of popularity and it was his debut studio album. Soon, he started working with major-label producers including Drumma Boy and Zaytoven. After a couple of years, he founded his own record label ‘Paper Route Empire’.
Awards & Achievements
Young Dolph has very few studio albums to his name, but no doubt he is one of the upcoming rappers of this generation. In his entire life, Young Dolph has hardly been nominated for any awards but has never won any major award.
Net Worth of Young Dolph
The net worth of Young Dolph is approximately $1.4 million. His main source of income has been his earnings from his rap music and the income from his own record studio company.
Young Dolph, definitely had one of the toughest life. Growing up was very hard for him as his parents abandoned him when he was a kid and it became worst when his grandmother died. After entering the world of the rap industry, he has been shot on two different occasions, but still, he is standing tall and trying to make his career in rap music.