Who is rapper Lil Yachty?
Miles Parks McCollum, better known by his stage name Lil Yachty, was born on the 23rd August 1996, in Mableton, Georgia USA, and is best recognized for being a rapper and singer, who has released such hit singles as “One Night” and “Minnesota”, which can be found on his EP “Summer Songs” (2015).
Early Life and Education
When he was 19 years old, Lil Yachty moved to New York City and adopted his stage name, so his career really began in 2015. At the beginning, he posted his recordings on his official SoundCloud account, which soon paid off as he released his debut hit single entitled “One Night”, which became a hit once it was used in a viral comedy video, and enormously increasd his popularity, and the single achieved platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
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Rise To Fame
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Lil Yachty’s debut studio album entitled “Teenage Emotions” out came in May of 2017, peaking at the No. 3 on the US Rap chart as well as No. 5 on the US Billboard 200 chart. The album became one of the best releases of 2017 in the rap scene, spawning such hit singles as “Forever Young”, which is a duet with Diplo, “Peek A Boo”, a duet with Migos, and “Bring It Back”, which helped to considerably increase the sales of the album. To speak further about his musical career, Lil Yachty released his second studio album “Lil Boat 2” in March of 2018, which reached No. 2 on both the US Billboard 200 chart and the US Rap chart.
Lil Yachty as a Model
Apart from his involvement in the music industry, Lil Yachy tried himself as a model, apparently based on his eccentric look, and in February of 2016, he appeared in the Yeezy Season 3 fashion line, which was designed by Kanye West. He also appeared in several commercials, including for Sprite in which he featured alongside LeBron James. Moreover, he was the face of the Nautica and Urban Outfitter Collections.
Have You Ever Wondered How Rich Lil Yachty Is?
Lil Yachty’s career started in 2015, and since then he has been an active member of the music industry, primarily known for his performing as a hip hop artist, which has added a considerable amount to his net worth. Thus, according to Forbes, it has been estimated that the total size of Lil Yachty’s net worth is over $11 million, as of early 2018. He also increases his net worth through his career as a model.
When it comes to speak about Lil Yachty’s personal life, there is no information about it in the media as he obviously keeps it for himself, but at the age of 20 it’s assumed that he is still single.
Back in September of 2015, Lil Yachty was a part of an alleged credit card fraud, being arrested at a mall in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. However, the charges were later expunged, and he was released after paying a bail bond of $11,000.
Social Media Presence
In addition to his involvement in the music industry, Lil Yachty is also an active member across many of the most popular social media sites, such as his official Instagram profile and his official Twitter account. Moreover, he has also started his own website.
Lil Yachty’s Height and Weight
Speaking about his appearances, Lil Yachty has an athletic body with the height of 5 feet 10 inches (179 cm). Regarding his weight, he has around 73 kg.