Yung Lean is a well-known rapper from Sweden who is also a singer and songwriter. In 2013, he released his debut mixtape ‘Unknown Death 2002’. Lean has also released many singles on YouTube including “Yoshi City”, “Kyoto”, and “Ginseng Trip 2002” under his own label called the Sad Boys Entertainment’. He has released six singles and many albums. Here is a quick summary of Yung Lean’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Yung Lean Early Life
Jonatan Leandoer Håstad better known as “Yung Lean” was born on 18 July 1996, in Sweden to his parents Elsa Håstad and Kristoffer Leandoer.
He moved with his family to Stockholm between 3 to 5 years old. Lean grew up in Stockholm’s Södermalm district.
He was interested in hip hop music from a young age and he was influenced by ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (50 Cent), ‘Mitt Kvarter’ (The Latin Kings), and ‘Illmatic’ (NAS).
It has been rumored that Yung Lean is dating someone but it has not been known on who the girl is.
Yung Lean Career, Awards & Achievement
In 2012, Yung Lean formed a group called ‘Hasch Boys’ along with Yung Gud and Yung Sherman in Stockholm. It was later renamed to ‘Sad Boys’. They then began to make music and used to upload them to the SoundCloud profile of Lean. In July 2013, Yung Lean released the mixtape ‘Unknown Death 2002’. He has also released another mixtape called ‘Frost God’ in December 2016. In August 2013, he released the EP ‘Lavender EP’.
He released his first studio album called ‘Unknown Memory’ in September 2014. The second studio album entitled ‘Warlord’ was released in February 2016. His latest studio album ‘Stranger’ got released on the 10th of November 2017.
Additionally, he has also released the album ‘New Era’ as Metal Storm, ‘Drabbad av sjukdom’ as the punk band Dod Mark, and ‘Psychopath Ballads’ as Jonatan Leandoer127.
Yung Lean has also released many singles including “Marble Phone”, “Kyoto”, “Yoshi City”, “Crystal Clear Ice”, “Hoover”, “How U Like Me Now?”, “Red Bottom Sky”, “Af1s”, and “Hunting My Own Skin”. As a featured artist, he has appeared in the singles “To Me” by Luckaleannn, “No Mercy” by Yung Bans, and “Gotham City” by Bladee.
Lean has also released many music videos like “Tokyo Drift”, “Hoover”, “Diamonds”, “Afghanistan”, “Eye Contact”, “Lucifer Love”, “Plastic Boy”, “Gatorade”, “Miami Ultras”, and “Highway Patrol”. He has guest appeared in many singles and videos of other artists.
Awards & Achievements
One of the biggest career achievements of Yung Lean is to start his career at a young age and release many albums. In 2014, he was nominated in the category of Hip Hop/Soul category for the P3 Guld in 2014. He was included in the list of XXL magazine’s “15 European Rappers You Should Know” in 2014.
Net Worth of Yung Lean
Yung Lean has an estimated net worth of more than $3.5 million. He made this fortune by releasing many albums and singles in his career. He found considerable success by becoming one of the first Swedish rappers in the world. His mainstream success happened after the EP ‘Unknown Death 2002’. Part of this wealth also comes from his fashion line. His net worth has doubled in the last two years. Yung Lean has also collaborated with the punk band called Död Mark to release an album.
Yung Lean is considered one of the most popular rappers in the world. He has released several albums under different names. He is also a songwriter and he rose to prominence after releasing the music video of the single “Ginseng Strip 2002”. The video went viral on YouTube. He started his career before he reached 16 and is one of the first rappers from his country of Sweden.