How much is Lil Duval worth?
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Date of Birth:||June 12, 1977|
|Country:||United States of America|
Who Is Lil Duval
Lil Duval is the professional name of Roland Powell. He is an American actor, stand-up comedian, rapper, recording artist, singer, and writer. He rose to prominence in early 2005 with his performance in the comedy reality series “Coming to the Stage”, where he was a finalist. Thanks to that, he landed regular roles in the MTV2 shows “Hip Hop Squares” and “Guy Code”. He also hosted the MTV video show “Ain’t That America”.
How did Lil Duval earn his net worth?
The multi-talented stand-up comedian became rich in the mid and late 2000s when he received opportunities to star in television projects. His film debut came in 2005 when he joined the cast of the comedy film “Clean Up Man”. Also that year, he joined the comedy competition series “Coming to the Stage” on BET television. He spent most of the year in the show and was one of the finalists, thanks to which he received nearly $5.000.
Because of his funny personality and well-received acting skills, Duval received multiple opportunities to star in another television show by BET – “ComicView”. Thanks to the stand-up comedy show, he was able to receive a lot more recognition and that opened a lot of doors for him. He then spent most of the late 2000s starring in music videos of artists such as Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, Lil Jon, T.I., and Big Kuntry King among many others. From all of the appearances on music videos, as well as his stand-up comedy shows, he was able to rack up nearly $10,000.
Why is he so famous?
Lil Duval became famous after he joined the comedy series “Coming to the Stage” on BET television. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida on June 12, 1977. Despite not receiving special education or attending classes, Roland was able to attract the attention of many thanks to his acting and comedy skills. He adopted the name “Lil Duval” from his birthplace in Duval County, Florida. At the time he was attending the First Coach High School, he became interested in pursuing a career in acting and stand-up comedy.
After he graduated from high school, Roland moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where he began performing at various venues and clubs. In his early twenties, Duval landed several acting roles in documentaries and music videos. His first appearance was in the special documentary from 2002 – “Cedric the Entertainer: Starting Line up”. He then became friends with the rapper T.I. and appeared in several of his music videos – “24”, “Rubber Band Man”, “What’s Up, What’s Happening”, and “Whatever You Like”.
What makes him successful?
The success of Lil Duval came in the 2010s when he received far more opportunities to star in films and television series. In 2010, he joined the cast of the drama film “Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming”. He then appeared in “Ridiculousness”, “State of the Union”, “Shaquille O’Neal Presents”, “Highway”, “Guy Court”, and several talk shows. In the mid-2010s, he began receiving a lot more coverage by the media thanks to his association with rappers and guest roles in comedies such as “Scary Movie 5” and “School Dance”.
Also during that time, he became a rapper and released his very first single titled “What That Mouth Do?”. The song, which is a collaboration with fellow rapper Trae the Truth, gathered nearly 1 million streams. Concurrently with that, he landed roles in two MTV2 shows “Guy Code” and “Hip Hop Squares”, where he was a series regular. Towards the late years of the decade, he released three more singles, all of which are include popular singers such as Snoop Dogg, Jaques, and T.I. His most recent appearances on television are in the movies “Meet the Blacks”, “Grow House”, “The Trap”, and “Meet the Blacks 2”.
Lil Duval is a multi-talented actor, host, rapper, and stand-up comedian who has done almost everything in the entertainment business. The entertainer started his career as a stand-up comedian in the early 2000s and then slowly became interested in acting and rapping.
By 2005, he was already a sensation in the United States thanks to his many talents. In addition to this, his association with established names like T.I., Snoop Dogg, and Trae the Truth, Duval helped him not only earn millions but also go mainstream. Most recently, in 2020, besides creating new music, he also released his own coloring books.