|July 31, 1994 (27 years old)
|Philly, Pa., United States
|Lil Uzi Vert
How Much Money Does Lil Uzi Vert Have?
Lil Uzi Vert is one of the most successful US rappers at the moment – and also one of the highest earners. Two of his albums topped the charts in his native country and his single XO Tour Llif3 also had impressive sales in 2017. That’s not the only reason why he was nominated for a Grammy as best newcomer in early 2018. Lil Uzi Vert ‘s estimated net worth is US$21 million .
As a rapper, Lil Uzi Vert makes his money from his music and has already amassed a large fortune. To date, his recordings have sold over 50 million copies worldwide . He is also one of the musicians with the highest number of hits on streaming platforms such as Spotify , Deezer and Apple Music. His songs have been listened to around 4.5 billion times on Spotify alone. His most successful single to date, XO Tour Llif3 , has sold over 9.2 million copies and been streamed more than 440 million times. The views of his videos on YouTube and the associated advertising revenue also have a positive effect on his account balance and further increase his assets. In addition, there are his concerts with ticket sales as a further source of income.
Symere Woods aka Lil Uzi Vert grew up in Philadelphia. Already as a child he listened to hip-hop – among others by Wiz Khalifa , Mike Jones and Meek Mill, who should influence his future rap style. At the age of 16 he started rapping himself. With two classmates he founded the group Steaktown, which did not last long. He dropped out of school and started working in a grocery store. However, after four days he resigned, after which his mother threw him out of the house. He first got his face tattooed and decided to pursue a career as a rapper . In any case, he succeeded, and his success is also reflected in his fortune.
First steps in the music business
Lil Uzi Vert released his first EP, Purple Thoughtz Vol. 1 , in January 2014, drawing attention from the ASAP Mob and producer Don Cannon, among others. With Cannon, he recorded the mixtape The Real Uzi , which was released in August 2014 and landed him a record deal with Atlantic Records . He then joined Wiz Khalifa and Fall Out Boy on their US tour in August 2015. Just two months later, he released his second mixtape , Luv Is Rage .
Lil Uzi Vert made his first chart entry in February 2016 with the single Money Longer . It peaked at number 54 in the US. She was a prelude to the mixtape Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World which was released in April 2016 and peaked at number 37 on the US chart. It spent more than a year on the sales chart, eventually being certified platinum for selling more than one million units . The single You Was Right was released on the same day as the mixtape and peaked at number 40 at the time. In March 2017 it also reached platinum status.
Then in October 2016 , Lil Uzi Vert collaborated with the Migos (rapper trio consisting of Offset , Quavo and Takeoff) on their song Bad and Boujee , which topped the US charts and went quadruple platinum. In March 2017, the single XO Tour Llif3 was released , which was to become the rapper’s biggest hit to date. She placed seventh in his home country, 25th in Great Britain and 77th in Germany. The song sold over 9.2 million copies worldwide and went gold and platinum in many countries.
Lil Uzi Vert ‘s first album , Luv Is Rage 2, was released in August 2017 and went straight to the top of the US charts, selling over a million copies . The rapper’s second long-playing record, Eternal Atake , also rose to number 1 in his home country after it was released in March 2020. The Pluto x Baby Pluto album , which he and Future then released in November 2020, just missed the top spot. As of May 2021, Lil Uzi Vert had charted a total of six singles in the US Top 10. In any case, professionally, things are going great for the rapper and you can see that in his wealth.