Young Thug is a hip hop artist, rapper a record producer, a songwriter and also a singer. Young Thug prominence in the hip hop circles has been relentlessly growing no wonder he has collaborated with world music stars such as Calvin Harris, Gucci Mane, Drake and others.
It looks as if Atlanta where Young Thug hails from will soon be named the epicenter of rappers with deep pockets. Apart from music Young Thug is regarded as a fashion icon and a man with outlandish personality considering his wardrobe which is eccentric in nature. So how did Young Thug amass such a fortune as noted on the net worth value. Now let’s have a close look on Young Thug’s net worth in 2018.
Young Thug Early Life
Born by the name Jeffery Lamar Williams he hails from a state where we can definitely call it the epicenter of rappers. His hometown is Sylvan Hills Atlanta which is a neighborhood to hometown to Peewee Longway, 2 Chainz, and others such as Waka Flocka Flame and Ludacris.
Young Thug has a family of six children currently but with four different women. Currently he is engaged to his fiancé Jerrika Karlae and lives in Buckhead Atlanta where he bought a home in 2016.
Young Thug Career, Awards & Achievement
Young Thug career started off when he caught the attention of Gucci Mane and decided to sign him off to 1017 Brick Squad Records in 2013. He would then release his 4th Mixtape titled 1017 Thug which was named the best mixtape of 2013. The most stand out hit single in the mixtape is “Picacho”. He would later that year release several other singles such as “Stoner”, “Danny Glover”.
In 2014 while still signed to 1017 Brick Squad he signed another management deal with Birdman’s Rich Gang. This year he recorded several songs with Kanye West and Metro Boomin whom they released “The BLanguage”, and “EWW”. Cash Money Records Rich Gang 2 released “Take Care” which was a collabo between Lil Wayne and Young Thug.
In 2015 Young Thug released two Mixtapes Slime Season and the other one Slime Season 2. In 2016 he released I’m Up , Slime Season 3, Jeffery mixtapes. The same year he provided vocals for rapper Drakes hits such as “Ice Melts” and “Sacrifices” and also worked with Calvin Harris on his song “Heatstoke”. In 2017 Young Thug released another mixtape titled Beautiful Thugger Girls and a joint EP with DJ Carnage. He also did a collaborative mixtape titled Super Slimey with the artist Future.
Awards & Achievements
Considering Young Thug is a newcomer in the industry he hasn’t secured many accolades yet but he has received for nominations in the BET Hip Hop Awards and BET Awards and in addition won an MTV Video Music Award in the category of Best editing in 2017
Net Worth of Young Thug
Young Thug net worth is estimated to be at $8 million though its highly suspicious considering he is having rent arrears amounting to $2.2 million as Heritage select Homes state in their lawsuit. But in 2016 Young Thug net worth was $6 million, 2015 $5 million which shows a positive growth. Its estimated that now he earns between $1 million to $2 million on annual basis. most of his net worth fortune figures come from sale of music albums, tours and also sponsorship deals.
Young Thug is one of those rappers that can be termed as most promising rappers of the future and obviously he is the list of rappers to watch out in 2018 and the coming years. Although on several occasions he has been arrested with possession of guns, drugs we are hoping he won’t end up as Meek Mill.