Who’s Young Thug?
Jeffery Lamar Williams, better known by his stage name Young Thug, was born on the 16th August 1991 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and is a singer, songwriter and record producer but is probably best as a rapper, and for releasing such mixtapes as “Barter 6”, “Jeffery”, “Super Slimey” and such hit singles as “Stoner”, “Check” and “Pick Up The Phone”.
Early Life and Childhood
Young Thug was raised the tenth of eleven children, and spent his childhood in the Jonesboro South projects in his hometown, a neighborhood which spawned a number of rappers, including Waka Flocka Flame, 2 Chainz, Ludacris and PeeWee Longway. During his teenage years, Williams was expelled from school when in the sixth grade, and sent to juvenile prison where he spent 14 months.
Rise to Fame
In 2014, Young Thug collaborated with numerous artists, including Kanye West, Chief Keef and Rich Homie Quan, and worked together with Metro Boomin to release a collaborative album titled “Metro Thuggin” in the same year, which also received positive reviews. The song “Eww” was named one of the five best songs of the week by “XXL”. Rolling Stone called Young Thug ‘the most exciting new voice of hip hop and hip hop’s new crown prince’.
Also in 2017, Young Thug released his debut EP in collaboration with Carnage, entitled “Young Martha”, spawning such hit singles as “Liger” and “Homie”. In the following year out came his second EP “Hear No Evil” with the hit single “Anybody”, featuring Nicki Minaj, which certainly increased further his popularity.
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— Young Thug ひ (@youngthug) March 30, 2017
Young Thug’s Net Worth and Assets
Have you ever wondered how rich Young Thug is, as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of his net worth is over $3 million, accumulated through his successful involvement in the music industry as a hip hop artist since 2011. He has also increased his wealth through collaboration with a number of other successful musicians. Young Thug’s assets include his home in Buckhead, Atlanta, where he currently resides.
Unique Fashion Style
Young Thug is noted for his original and unique style, which is variously described as unpredictable, eccentric and consisting physically primarily of women’s clothing, which he has preferred to wear since he was 12. His eccentric fashion follows his authentic vocal style, and he can regularly be seen on his Instagram account with painted fingernails, skintight jeans or a kids-size dress as a shirt.
Personal Life, Body Measurements and Philanthropy
When it comes to speak about his personal life, Young Thug has been engaged to Jerrika Karlae, who has designed a swimsuit line, since 2015. He also has six children by four women; three boys and three girls.
— Young Thug ひ (@youngthug) October 28, 2017
Speaking about his appearance, Young Thug is one of the taller rappers with a height of 6 feet 3 inches (191 cm), and his weight is reputed to be around 170 lbs (76 kgs).
Young Thug is known as a very charitable person, who has been active as a part of the #fightpovertyagain campaign since 2016.
Since his involvement in the music industry, Young Thug has been involved in a number of problems with the law, charged with various offences such as drug and gun possession. He was eventually arrested for possession of a firearm in Brookhaven, Georgia in September of 2017, but was released later that month after paying a bond.
Social Media Presence
In addition to his involvement in the music industry, Young Thug is in his spare time active across many of the most popular social media sites, including his official Instagram profile and his official Twitter account. Moreover, he also has his official Facebook page, on which he announces forthcoming projects and concerts.