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Lil Wayne Net Worth

Lil Wayne net worth
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Celebrity Name:Lil Wayne
Real Name:Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.
Age:41 years old
Date Of Birth:27 September 1982
Birth Place:New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Marital Status:Divorced
Profession:Rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, actor
Net Worth in 2024:$170 million

Lil Wayne Net Worth

Lil Wayne is an American rapper, entrepreneur, songwriter, and singer. He is one of the greatest rappers of all time. He is a very successful and influential Hip Hop artist in the industry and he has sold over 120 records worldwide. He is the founder and CEO of Young Money Entertainment. He also owns a cannabis brand GKUA Ultra Premium. 

Lil Wayne net worth is $170 million. 

Early Life

Lil Wayne’s real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. He was born on 27 September 1982, in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was taken to Dwayne Michael Turner and Jacinda Carter. Lil Wayne completed his schooling at Eleanor McMain Secondary School and completed his master’s from the University of Houston. At the age of 12, he shot himself in the chest with a 9mm pistol. He attempted suicide because his mother disagreed with his rapping career. 


In 1997, he joined Hot Boys. He was the youngest member at the time. Hot Boys released their debut album Get It How U Live!. In the same year, they released Guerrilla Warfare, the album reached the top spot on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and #5 on Billboard 200. 

When he was 17, in 1999, Wayne released his debut album Tha Block is Hot, the album was certified platinum and debuted at the #3 spot on Billboard 200. His breakthrough year came in 2004 when he released Tha Carter, follow-up by Tha Carter II, the next year. He released Tha Carter III in 2008. The album was one of his most successful albums. In 2011, he released Tha Carter IV, and Tha Carter V in 2018. 

Other than albums he also released several mixtapes and appeared in several singles including Make It Rain, Gimme That, You, Duffle Bag Boy, We Takin’ Over, Sweetest Girl (Dollar Bill), 100 Million, I Run This, Getback, American Gangster, Graduation, Insomniac, and I’m So Hood.

Other than singing and rapping Carter has appeared in several movies including Baller Blockin’, Who’s Your Caddy?, Hurricane Season, and Freaknik: The Movie. Awards and Achievements

Carter has won 143 awards out of 211 nominations. He has won 5 Grammy Awards, 4 Billboard Music Awards, 11 BET Awards, 2 MTV Music Awards, 16 BET Hip Hop Awards, 1 American Music Award, 2, 8 Ozone Awards, Teen Choice Awards, and 4 Soul Train Music Awards, amongst others. 

Carter has also won Hottest MC in the Game 5 times: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011. In 2012, he won Hip Hop’s Iconic Game Changer Award 2012. 

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Personal Life 

At the age of 16, he dated Toya Johnson. He has one child from Johnson. They divorced in 2006. His favorite band since childhood was Nirvana. Wayne got his first tattoo of his dad’s name when he was 14. He published his first book Gone Til’ November: A Journey of Rikers Island in 2016. In this book, he shared his experience in Rikers Island. 


In 2011, he bought a home for $11.6 million in Miami. In 2018, Wayne bought a $16.75 million home in Miami. In 2021, he bought a mansion for $14.5 million in Hidden Hills, California. He earns more than $10 million yearly from singing and brand endorsement. Lil Wayne net worth is $170 million 

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