Female Rapper Katorah Marrero is famous with her stage name of Young M.A. The American Rapper rose to fame with her song “Ooouuu” released in the year 2016 contributing maximum to her net worth of million dollars. Since past couple of years, she came into limelight and now is quite a popular rapper among youths and all social media platforms. Now let’s have a close look at Young MA’s net worth in 2018.
Young MA was born on 3rd April 1992 in Brooklyn, a suburb of New York. At the age of 9, she got her interest in rapping. She went into depression when her brother Kenneth died in a shooting in 2009. They were very close, so she was shattered. She loved football from a young age and always played with boys. Only when she became a teenager, she thought of choosing to rap as a career before that she wanted to be a professional footballer.
Young MA belongs to Jamaican and Puerto Rican descent, and she declared herself to be a Lesbian in 2016.
In the year 2013, she started her own recording studio and joined hands with several local producers. Her first big success was “Brooklyn Chirag”, which was released on 2014. To get her desired fame, Young released singles on Youtube and did a lot of promotion in social media, as it is the best possible way of becoming famous according to her. Her song released on 2015, “Body Bag” was a smashing hit and just after that, she released her very first mixtape “M.A The Mixtape”.
Her video Body Bag got over 4 million views on youtube when a magazine named “Rolling Stone” wrote an article about her. Later she released her second mixtape named “Sleep Walkin”. 2016 was one of the best years for her as she released her single named “OOOUUU”, which rocked the billboard and became her biggest hit until date. It was a superhit song which is remixed by a lot of artists such as Jadakiss, Remy Ma, and Tink. The main source of her huge success now is dedicated to this song.
Young performed at BET Hip-Hop Awards this year. She had joined hands with a number of artists till now like Statik Slekah, Unckle Murda, Dae Dae, and many more.
Awards & Achievements
She did not win any major award till now, but she was nominated for some awards in 2017. She was nominated for the category “Best New Artist” and “Best Female Hip-Hop Artist” in BET Awards. She had a nomination for “Breakthrough Artist” on A2IM Libera Awards for the song “OOOUUU”. For the same song, she was nominated for Best New Artist in MTV Video Music Awards.
Net Worth of Young M.A
Young MA earns a lot as she is one of the famous names in the rapping business now. Not only she earns from the sale of her songs or albums, but she is a famous Youtube star and earns a lot from there. She has a huge number of subscribers on Youtube (more than 1.5 million). Right now, her net worth is around $2.5 million.
Her hit song Ooouuu has over 220 million views on Youtube. For every appearance she makes she earns between $5000 to $20,000 She also earns from Youtube videos making it to somewhere around $8, 00,000. With her own, merchandise (t-shirts, caps. Hoodies etc.) ranging from $20 to $45 she earns enough at this very young age.
Young MA is often seen in her songs talking about being lesbian. Since her early days, she acted like a tomboy so her family was aware of what is going to come and they supported her. She had a channel on Youtube which is only for lesbians named “Kat Kasanova”. Coming to her love life, she was dating Tori Brixx, a beautiful model in 2016. The Raper has just started her journey and within short span is quite famous. She would surely be going to be among one of the famous rappers of the industry.