How much is Lil Baby worth?
|Net Worth:||$4 Million|
|Date of Birth:||December 3, 1994|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Lil Baby
Lil Baby is one of the fastest rising American rapper who came into lime light after releasing of his debut mix tape “Perfect Timing”. He is prominent for his usual trap music style and melodious lyrics. Named Dominique Armani Jones, Lil Baby is a rapper, singer and song writer. He was born on December 3, 1994 in Atlanta, to a lower middle class family living in the suburb of Georgia U.S. At the age of two, his father left the family leaving his single mother to raise him and his little brother.
As of 2020, Lil Baby has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars.
Growing up, Jones like many others in the neighborhood turned to petty crimes to survive. His parent complained about his low grades in school but Dominique had already lost interest in his studies. While selling drugs on the street, Lil Baby was slowly nursing his passion for music. His influence in the neighborhood crime gang however increased, more often than not, he had been involved in a street brawl. Jones finally dropped out of high school in the tenth grade.
In early 2012, he was charged with possession of illicit drugs with intent to sell, among other crimes. He was urged by his original attorney to accept a two-year plea deal but Jones declined and acquired a new attorney. Jones’ new attorney placed him in a special program that would keep him only a year. During this time, he had a fight with a white prisoner over racial comments. Jones’ sentence was replaced with the original 2-year deal. Later in 2013, he was charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. In 2014, he was arrested again and charged with possession of marijuana again. While in prison, Lil Baby decided to forgo Criminal life and focus on His Music Career. After being imprisoned for two years, he began his rap career with 4PF (4 Pockets Full) and Quality Control Music.
What makes him so successful?
Lil Baby’s success in the music industry can be attributed to his versatile flow coupled with delivery of captivating hooks. Jones noted for his creative ability of turning common lines into resounding vibes and this has gained him worldwide recognition. While many may believe Lil Baby’s success in the music industry is associated with luck, Baby actually put in lots of hard work to make it to stardom. Releasing four mix tapes in a year isn’t a joke, Baby surely is a hard working rapper. No wonder his effort paid off and he is fast becoming a household name.
His success story can never be completed without mentioning the contribution of his childhood friends, Coach K and Pee who worked with him to create the numerous mix tapes that paved his way for his future career. During one of his interviews, Jones mentioned that his first mix tape “Perfect Timing” was recorded together with his friend within two days. This shows his level of dedication and commitment to his music career.
Perhaps maybe it was because Jones was born and raised in the ghetto and the fact that he struggled to survive, that fueled his passion and dedication towards music. In his lyrics, Lil Baby often talked about his early life struggle. No wonder his music inspires lots of young minds in the hood. Prominent rapper Lil Wayne mentioned in an interview that he regarded Lil Baby as his favorite rapper because he is an open minded artist with deep thirst for knowledge.
How did Lil Baby get rich?
After being released from prison, Dominique joined his childhood friends Pierre Thomas (Pee) and Kelvin Lee (Coach K) to establish a music label Quality Control Music. Lil Baby and his rapper friends started working on his debut mix tape “Perfect Timing” which he later released early on in 2017. Though the mix tape didn’t catapult Jones to the hall of fame, it however gained prominence in Atlanta’s underground music scene. It was played in numerous pubs, bars and cars around Georgia. He released two more mix tapes, before he came into full limelight when he dropped his single “Free Style”. This paved the way for his fourth mix tape “Too Hard” which was released in December 2017.
In May 2018, Lil Baby released His first studio album “Harder than Never” which stood at number three on the U.S billboard 200 chart. The album featured singles “Southside” and “Yes Indeed” which he collaborated with Drake. The two singles rose to number six on the US Billboard Hot 100. Later in October 2018, Lil Baby released another mix tape “Drip harder” in Collaboration with another Atlanta artist Gunna. This mix tape was well received, it featured numerous hit tracks which was led by “Drip Too Hard” which he sang with Gunna. This particular track was nominated for Best Rap/Sung Performance at the 62nd Grammy Award. On February 2020, baby came back with the second studio album titled “My turn” which became a commercial success with 12 of its songs reaching Billboard Hot 100.
Apart from his music career, Lil Baby has also worked in a numbers of movies. In September 2018 Baby appeared on the television series “FishCenter Live”. He also starred in the movie “How High 2” a sequel to the 2001 stoner film, How High.
We calculate Lil Baby to be worth $4 million dollars in 2020.
Awards & Nominations
Lil Baby has been nominated for several awards, few of which includes: Best New Artist at BET Awards 2019 (which he won), Best Collab, Duo or Group at BET HIP Hop Awards 2019. His singles with Gunna “Drip too hard” also made to 2020 Grammy awards and nominated as the Best Rap/sung performance.
Why “Lil Baby”?
Lil Baby is a nickname Jones got in his childhood days for hanging out with older folks. Making most of his money from music, Lil Baby is rumored to be worth about $4 million. In 2018 Baby started dating his ex girlfriend Jayda Cheaves and on February 2019 they had a child together.
Lil Baby is a fast rising rapper who has taken the American music industry by storm. During the early stages of his life, Lil Baby was involved in minor crimes. He was arrested and jailed. After getting out of prison he decided to join his friends who have found a better way to make money, Lil Baby delved into music and eventually became a famous rapper. His first mix tape featured artist like Young Thug and Gunn. One of the main reasons for the success of his career was Lil Baby’s ability to fascinate music lovers with his lyrics. The success of his first mix tape forced him to collaborate with other famous artists which quickly made him climb the ladder of success. Today Lil Baby continues on his meteoric rise to stardom working on his latest releases in 2020 and beyond.