Lil Baby's Net Worth

Lil Baby is a famous American rapper well-known for singles such as “On me”, “Walk”, “Yes Indeed” and “Drip Too Hard”. During his career, he has collaborated with many artists like Lil Durk, Gunna, Lil Yachty, Offset, Moneybagg Yo, Young Thug, Gucci Mane, Ralo, Kodak Black, and Lil Uzi Vert.

What is Lil Baby’s net worth?

At the time this article is written Lil Baby has a net worth of $5 million. He reached third place on the “Billboard” 200 charts with his 2018’s album “Harder Than Ever”. This album was also certified Platinum. His album from 2020, “My Turn” had even more success as it went three times Platinum, and topped the Hip-Hop/R&B Album and “Billboard” 200 charts.

Childhood and teenage

Lil Baby, by his real name Dominique Armani Jones, was born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 3, 1994. When he was two years old his father left him, and he was raised only by his mother. He has two sisters and went to Booker T. Washington High School, but dropped out of school in his freshman year.

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The artist had some problems with the law and in 2012 was arrested on different charges like possession with the intention to sell. Also, in 2013 he was charged for the same deed.

Career beginning and success

Lil Baby started his career after he spent two years in prison, with his own label, 4PF, and Quality Control Music. In April 2017 he released his debut mixtape named “Perfect Timing” and in the following months released more singles such as “Harder Than Hard”, “2 The Hard Way” and “Too Hard”. The latter peaked at 33rd place on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and 80th place on the “Billboard” 200 chart and went Gold.

His first mixtape included singles like “Freestyle”, which was certified Platinum two times, and the music video for this song had more than 400 million views on YouTube.

On May 18, 2018, Lil Baby released the studio album “Harder Than Ever”, which included the 6 times Platinum single “Yes Indeed” and the Gold single “Southside”. After that, in October he released the mixtape “Drip Harder” in collaboration with Gunna, and in November released the single “Street Gossip”. Both of these songs reached the top ten on the “Billboard” 200 chart.

In September 2018 the rapper appeared on Adult Swim’s “Fish Center Live”. Also, in the same year, he was featured on Yung Gravy’s single “Alley Oop” in December.

One year later, in 2019, Lil Baby performed on “Wild ‘N Out” and appeared as himself in the MTV movie “How High 2”. Also, he released singles such as:

  • “Phone Down” in collaboration with Stefflon Don;
  • “Toast Up” in collaboration with Shad on the Beat and Ali Tomineek;
  • “Baby” in collaboration with DaBaby and Quality Control;
  • “Out the Mud” in collaboration with Future;

Lil Baby CloseupIn 2020, on February 28, Lil Baby released his second studio album, “My Turn”, which included the Platinum singles “The Bigger Picture”, “Sum 2 Prove” and “Emotionally Scarred”.

His album, “My Turn” went double Platinum in September, making him the first and only artist of 2020 to achieve this record.

The same year, in June, the artist released the protest song “The Bigger Picture” after the George Floyd protests. The income from this single has been donated to Breonna Taylor’s attorney, The National Association of Black Journalists, Black Lives Matter, and The Bail Project. This single brought Lil Baby two Grammy nominations and reached third place on the “Billboard” Hot 100 chart.

In 2021 Lil Baby released the album “The Voice of the Heroes” in collaboration with Lil Durk. This album reached first place on the “Billboard” 200 chart. Also, in 2021, Lil Baby was featured in Drake’s song “Wants and Needs”.

Nominations and awards

  • 2019: a BET Award for Best New Artist;
  • 2020: MTV Video Music Award nominations for Video for Good with “The Bigger Picture” and Song of Summer with “We Paid”;
  • 2021: nine ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards, including Songwriter of the Year;
  • 2021: Best Male Hip Hop Artist;
  • 2012: an IHeartRadio Music Award for Hip-Hop Album of the Year for “My Turn”;

Nominations for:

  • Top “Billboard” 200 Album;
  • Top New Artist;
  • Top Rap Album;
  • Top Male Artist;
  • Top Rap Artist;
  • Top Streaming Songs Artist.

Lil Baby has also added accolades, including Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list to his career, and won Variety’s “Voice Of Impact” award for “The Bigger Picture”.

Personal life

Lil Baby started dating the model and entrepreneur Jayda Cheaves in 2016 and 2019, on February 18 they welcomed their son, Loyal.

The rapper also has a son named Jason from another relationship with a woman called Ayesha.

With such a rapid rise and an unmatched number of hits, Lil Baby is undoubtedly one of the biggest and most important success stories in music. The Atlanta rapper is unstoppable.

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