• Nicole Covone is an American Model, Social Media Star, and TV Personality.
• She was married to American Rapper and Singer Lil Durk and has two children with him.
• She is currently single and has a net worth of over $50,000.
• Lil Durk is the lead member of the rap collective Only the Family and has released several mixtapes and studio albums.
• Many of his friends and relatives have been involved in criminal activities, and some have been killed.


Who is Nicole Covone?

Nicole was born in Chicago, Illinois USA, on 25 April 1990 – her zodiac sign is Taurus, and she holds American nationality. She’s a model, social media star and TV personality, while she’s probably known best for being the former wife of American rapper and singer Lil Durk.

Early life and education

Nicole was raised in Chicago by her parents, about whom not a lot is known as she respects their privacy; it’s said that her father was a factory worker, and that her mother was a cleaning lady. Because she hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, most of Nicole’s fans believe that she’s an only child.

She was interested in various activities while attending a local high school, including dancing, acting with the school’s drama club, and playing volleyball.

Nicole dreamed of becoming a famous model during her teenage years, and played sports mostly because she believed these would help her with her modelling career.

She matriculated in 2008, and because she hasn’t spoken of her further education, it’s rumored that she didn’t attend college.

Nicole’s career

Nicole hasn’t shared many details concerning her career with the public, but it’s known that she has done some modeling work, and that she’s appeared in a couple of popular American talk-shows, when invited to talk about her and Lil Durk’s marriage.

It’s believed that she’s not working nowadays, but is rather focused on raising her and Lil Durk’s two children.

Love life and marriage with Lil Durk

Nicole prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, but it’s still widely known that she was married to Lil Durk. The two exchanged vows in 2008, apparently having been introduced by a mutual friend at a party a year earlier. She gave birth to their son Angelo Banks in 2011, and their daughter Bella Banks followed in July 2013; Nicole and Lil Durk divorced in the same year, after she had found out that another woman had given birth to Lil Durk’s child.

Nicole hasn’t mentioned any other men whom she has perhaps been with, while it’s widely known that he has six children with several women, and is today engaged to his long-term girlfriend India Royale, a social media star who’s followed by more than four million people on Instagram.

As of May 2022, Nicole seems to be single, was married to Lil Durk, and has two children with him.

Hobbies and other interests

Nicole was once highly active on Instagram and had over 100,000 followers on the network, however, she has recently deleted her account for unknown reasons.

She was physically highly active in her 20s, as had multiple training sessions at the gym every week as well as following a strict diet, however, it seems that Nicole hasn’t been working out for a while now, and has thus gained some weight.

She’s a fashionista and enjoys spending her spare time reading fashion magazines.

Summer’s her favorite season, as she enjoys sun tanning at the beach and going yachting.

Nicole likes to watch movies late at night – her favorite actor is Leonardo DiCaprio, while a couple of her favorite films include “Shutter Island”, “Inception” and “Catch Me If You Can”.

Age, height and net worth

Nicole’s age is 32. She has long brown hair and light blue eyes, her height is 5ft 4ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 145lbs (65kgs).

As of May 2022, her net worth stands at over $50,000, while her former husband Lil Durk’s net worth has been estimated at more than $3 million.

Who is her former husband Lil Durk?

Durk Derrick Banks was born in Chicago on 19 October 1992 – his zodiac sign is Libra, and he holds American nationality.

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He’s perhaps known best for being the lead member of the rap collective Only the Family, while he gained recognition after the release of his mixtape series “Signed to Streets”.

Lil Durk was seven months old when his father was sentenced to spend life behind bars, and he has revealed that there were times while he was growing up that his mother wasn’t able to put food on the table. He studied at Paul Robeson High School, and it was during his four years there that he launched his YouTube channel and MySpace account, and began uploading his music onto the internet; his YouTube channel is today subscribed to by close to 4.5 million people, and numbers over 3.2 billion views of all his videos combined.

Lil Durk dropped out of school when he was 17, and joined the street gang Black Disciples; he was then arrested on several occasions, and spent some time in jail in October 2011, for possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number.

He became serious about rapping in 2011, and gained some recognition on the internet after the release of his two singles “I’ma Hitta” and “Sneak Dissin”. His third mixtape “Life Ain’t No Joke” was released on 19 October 2012, and it has since been downloaded more than 200,000 times on the online distribution platform DatPiff.

He and his collective Only the Family were invited to a joint venture with Def Jam Recordings in 2013, following the success of Lil Durk’s singles “L’s Anthem” and “Dis Ain’t What U Want”. He released his fifth mixtape “Signed to the Streets 2” on 7 July 2014, and his debut studio album “Remember My Name” was released on 2 June 2015. His second album “Lil Durk 2X” followed on 22 July 2016, and in November of the same year, Lil Durk released his seventh mixtape “They Forgot”.

He released three mixtapes in 2017, entitled “Love Songs for the Streets”, “Supa Vultures” and “Signed to the Streets 2.5” – his two most recent studio albums are “Just Cause Y’all Waited 2” on 8 May 2020, and “The Voice” on 24 December 2020.

It’s surprising that Lil Durk is still alive, as many of his friends and relatives have been involved in criminal activities, and some have been killed; the same could happen to him, simply by association. His cousin, American rapper McArthur ‘OTF Nunu’ Swindle, was killed on 31 May 2014, and his friend and manager Uchenna ‘OTF Chico Dolla’ Agina was also shot and killed, on 27 March 2015. One of his best friends, American rapper King Von was murdered on 6 November 2020, and most recently, on 6 June 2021, Lil Durk’s brother Dontay ‘DThang’ Banks Jr was killed outside a nightclub in Chicago.

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