America’s rap industry gave birth to many amazing self-made rap artists, Lil Uzi Vert is one of them, there are a lot of rumors about Lil Uzi Vert’s net worth, this article is going to cover his life along with his career and net worth.
Who is Lil Uzi Vert?
Lil Uzi Vert is a famous American rapper and singer he is popular among American rappers for his different style and androgynous fashion, people mostly recognize him by his tattoos, outlandish hairstyle, and facial piercings.
Vert’s early life
Lil Uzi Vert was born in Pennsylvania, United States on 31st July 1995, his birth name is Symere Bysil Woods but he is professionally known as Lil Uzi Vert.
He grew up listening to Mike Jones, Ying Yang Twins, Meek Mill, Wiz Khalifa, they all inspired him towards his future, he once said he is a big Marilyn Manson fan.
He started rapping when he was in 10th standard, his classmate William Aston used to sing and vert got the idea of creating a rap group with Aston and one other friend with the name ‘Sealab Vertical’, which eventually broke up a few years later.
Vert was a very regular student he never really completed his school education and drop out of school and started working at an American grocery store but he left that job and as a result, his mother asked him to leave the house.
This was his turning point towards his professional career he got his first tattoo of ‘Faith’ and started rapping professionally in 2010.
Vert’s personal life
Lil Uzi Vert started dating fashion designer Brittany Byrd in 2014, he dedicated some of his songs to his girlfriend Byrd including ‘Nuyork Nights at 21’, she also made a presence in vert’s solo music video ‘Money Longer’, in 2017 Vert announced his breakup with Brittany Byrd with the song ‘Stole Your Luv’.
He is currently dating a City Girls member JT he even got a tattoo dedicated to his girlfriend rapper JT on his left hand.
He lost his two very dear friends Lil pee and XXXTentacion, with the death of Lil pee he said goodbye to drugs and reached out to sobriety.
Lil Uzi Vert net worth
Vert’s net worth is the most asked and searched question about him, according to some sources his net worth is $16 million, he earns most of his income from his album sales, and brand endorsement.
Vert’s social media
Vert’s YouTube channel has 8.27 million subscribers with almost 165 videos posted, his Instagram account has 15.6 million followers you can follow him on Instagram to know more about his upcoming music albums.
Vert’s professional career
He started to rap professionally in 2010 with the music group ‘Sealab Vertical’ which he formed with his two friends but it was just for money.
Vert released his first project in 2014 with the label ‘EP titled Purple Thoughtz Vol. 1’, it’s a hip hop and trap volume, The Guardian newspaper mentioned him for this project, his first music project got him in the eyes of famous ASAP Mob.
In 2014 DJ Diamond Kuts played one of Vert’s songs on a radio station which got the attention of Donald Cannon and he signed Vert to his musical academy ‘The Academy Imprint’ he helped Vert release his first mixtape under the label ‘The Real Uzi’ in 2014.
After his mixtape ‘The Real Uzi’, he signed a record deal with an American record label ‘Atlantic Records’, and later he got featured in Carnage’s song ‘WDYW’ along with Rich the Kid and ASAP Ferg.
In 2015, Vert released his second mixtape ‘Luv Is Rage’ which was a massive hit, he further released some songs SoundCloud including ‘No Wait’, and ‘Pressure’ in collaboration with Metro Boomin and Lil Durk.
In 2016 Vert was seen at one of ASAP shows to pay tribute to ASAP Yams, the same year he released his solo ‘Money Longer’ on SoundCloud and released another mixtape with the name ‘Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World’, this mixtape ranked on the Billboard 200 chart at 37th position.
2016 was the year when his life took a turn towards fame and success he also appeared in XXL magazine for their ‘2016 Freshman Class’, being a part of XXL magazine he performed for ‘Freshman cypher’ along with other rappers and this reached 180 million YouTube views.
In 2017 he released ‘Woke Up Like This, ‘Luv Is Rage 2’, ‘The Way Life Goes, and many other famous songs which made his name prominent in Billboard rankings.
In 2018 he released his second studio album under the label ‘Eternal Atake’, he also released ‘New Patek’ song and was featured in ‘Multi Millionaire’ song by Lil Pump.
In 2019 vert got signed to ‘Roc Nation’ and released his song ‘Futsal Shuffle 2020’ after that he released ‘Sanguine Paradise’, and ‘That’s a Rack’.
In 2020 Vert released his new song ‘Sasuke’ and he also made his appearance in the song ‘Part Girl’ by Stay SolidRocky, later in November 2020, rapper Future and Vert collaborated for the music album ‘Pluto x Baby Pluto’ it was ranked at the 2nd position on the Billboard 200 chart.
In 2021, Vert announced some of his upcoming projects on Instagram, and his popularity is reaching the moon with 15.6 million Instagram followers in 2021.
Vert’s Awards and Nominations
- In 2017 he got nominated for Top New Artist and Top Rap Song category in Billboard Music Awards.
- In 2017 he won an award in MTV Video Music Awards for Song of Summer.
- In 2018 he got nominated for Grammy Awards and iHeartRadio Music Awards.
- In 2020 he got nominated for American Music Awards.
Lil Uzi Vert is an American rapper and singer, he is famous for his mixtape ‘Luv is Rage’, this article covers some major aspects of Vert’s life including his early life and net worth.
Give it a read, if you are his fan you can follow him on Instagram to know more about his life and upcoming music projects.