How much is NLE Choppa worth?
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Date of Birth:||November 1, 2002 (age 20)|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.86 m)|
About NLE Choppa
NLE Choppa is the stage name of Bryson Lashun Potts. He was born on November 1, 2002. Previously known as YNR Choppa, Bryson is an American singer, songwriter, entertainer, and most notably rapper. He began his career in 2018 and shortly gained international popularity with his hit single “Shotta Flow”. The breakout single topped multiple charts and in no time was certified platinum by the RIAA.
The young rapper is known for his unique personality, animated vocals, and energetic rapping style. Just before he began releasing music, Choppa created his own YouTube channel in January 2018, in which he released various videos. He has over 2 million subscribers and more than 643 million views in total.
NLE Choppa is famous because of his rapping abilities and hip hop image. He was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee to an African-American father and Jamaican mother. While he attended the Cordova High School, the young rapper played basketball. Eventually, he began freestyling with his friends and became more interested in doing music. During his teen years (it’s still unspecified when), the rapper served time in a juvenile detention center, which he later stated was an eye-opener for him and helped him learn a lot.
As he was freestyling with his friends, NLE Choppa’s interest in rap music grew more and more. Eventually, in 2018, he began rapping, and since he was still underage at that time, his mother, Angela Potts, became his manager. His very first song titled “No Love Anthem” was released in February 2018, while he using the name YNR Choppa. A few months later, Choppa decided to change his stage name and released his debut mixtape No Love the Takeover. In December, the rapper appeared in a cipher-style song called “No Chorus Pt.3” which was released by the gang Shotta Fam. His dance moves and opening verse in the music video of that song quickly went viral and earned him a lot of online fans.
NLE Choppa rose to fame when he released the “Shotta Flow” in 2019. Since then he has been labeled an upcoming rap star to watch, and became even more famous when he successfully chased up the hit single, with “Shotta Flow 2”.
NLE Choppa started to rich as he gained popularity as an up and coming rap artist. He caught the attention of some important labels that really helped his wealth. After he released his debut mixtape, Choppa released his hit single “Shotta Flow” on January 17, 2019. The music video amassed more than 10 million views in just one month. Just a few days after the song’s release, the Pitchfork magazine highlighted it as “Song of the Day”. The song was praised for its energetic vibes and for the rapper’s dance moves. Shortly after its release, “Shotta Flow” also debuted at the Billboard Hot 100 chart, entering at number 96, and later peaking at number 36 for several weeks.
The sequel of his breakthrough song, “Shotta Flow 2”, was released in February. Just like the first song, within two months, the music video amassed 20 million views and went viral. The artist’s first two songs received a lot of attention from popular magazines such as Billboard that went on to name him one of the most promising rappers to watch. Around this time, it was also reported that the rapper began a bidding war with a lot of top record labels. The bids reportedly reached $1 million and the artist eventually declined the offers given to him.
After a lot of debates, Choppa signed a recording deal with an independent distribution company. Despite signing with United Masters, the artist signed a deal to keep his publishing and master recordings. In mid-March, NLE Choppa’s first major collaboration was released. The rapper appeared in Birdman and Juvenile’s hit single “Dreams”, which had commercial success. A month later, he released another single “Birdboy”, which was produced by SGULL.
One of the main reasons why NLE Choppa is so successful is because he continues to release new music almost every month, keeping his momentum flowing and his fanbase growing. In May, he released another single – “Blocc Is Hot”, which was produced by ATL Jacob. The song serves as a tribute to one of his favorite childhood rappers Lil Wayne. After the release of “Blocc Is Hot”, NLE Choppa appeared in his first music festival by performing in the 2019 Beatle Street Music Festival (in Memphis, Tennessee). His act was highly praised by many critics, including Bob Mehr from the newspaper The Commercial Appeal.
In mid-June, Choppa released his single “Free Youngboy”, produced by CashMoneyAP. The official music video amassed more than 19 million views on the YouTube platform. The title of the song is also a reference to one of NLE Choppa’s inspirations – NBA YoungBoy. The latter was arrested because of shooting and violating his parole. “Free Young.boy” became the artist’s first song released from his own label called No Love Entertainment. NLE was launched in partnership with the popular label Warner Records.
At the end of the summer, the artist released another hit single “Camelot”. The song appeared in many music charts and had a commercial success similar to “Shotta Flow”. In December, NLE Choppa released his very first extended play Cottonwood. The extended play is named after the area in which the rapper grew up in and features some of his popular singles “Shotta Flow” and “Side”. The record also includes a remix of “Shotta Flow” featuring Blueface, as well as, a collaboration with popular rapper Meek Mill.
The young rapper releases his debut album “Top Shotta” in August, 2020. The album’s lead single titled “Walk Em Down”, which features Roddy Ricch was released on March 19. Shortly after its release, the song was named one of the most essential releases of the week and a “menacing anthem” by the Billboard magazine.
NLE Choppa’s Total Net Worth
NLE Choppa has earned estimated total career income of $6.5 million dollars. As NLE Choppa lives between the states of California and Tennessee, he will have had to pay around 43% in taxes on his career income. Tennessee only became a no income tax state in 2021. After tax, it is estimated that his career earnings are at around $3.7 million dollars, having paid $2.8 million dollars in taxes.
NLE Choppa is not married but does have one child. In his personal life he has likely spent $850,000 of his career earnings but also earned $450,000 from his investments. He will have also had to pay around $500,000 in business related costs. Therefore, it is estimated that NLE Choppa has a net worth of a rounded $3 million dollars.
NLE Choppa began his career at just 16 years of age and quickly gained international popularity. Shortly after he released his breakout single “Shotta Flow”, the young rapper continued to release new singles almost every month. In no time, he made a name for himself and continues to be one of the fastest rising stars in the rap industry today.