How much is the rapper YG worth?
The American Rapper- Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson or famously known by his stage name- YG is a Compton-based rapper. Known for his debut single- Toot it, and Boot It and his mixtapes- The Real 4Fingaz and Just Re’d Up 2, he is currently signed to the Young Jeezy’s imprint CTE World.
Earning from his mixtape and single release, he currently has an estimated net worth value of $3 Million.
The Compton, California-based rapper was born on March 9, 1990. He was named Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson which he later changed to his stage name- YG.
There is no relevant information about his educational status. We have no information on when and from where he graduated.
Career in Music
The rapper debuted in the year 2013 when he released his album- I’m 4rm Bompton. The album was originally going to be produced by the rapper Syla$ but was eventually produced by DJ Mustard.
He rose to fame soon after the release, and his song peaked up at 19 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Charts. He then released the album’s lead single- ‘My nigga’ which was also produced by DJ Mustard. His song became the anthem for the youngsters and fan members, and he released yet another album’s only- Left, Right. He also announced the release of his next album- My Krazy Life.
Following the success of his singles and albums, he also released his other albums- Still Krazy and Blame It On The Streets. The records included the singles- Patty Cake; You Broke, Who Do You Love?, 2015 Flow, Ride Out, Twist my Fingaz, FDT, Why You Always Hatin?, Still Brazy, Word is Bond and One Time Comin. He also released several mixtapes which include- 4 Fingaz, The Real 4Fingaz; Just Re’d Up 1,2 &3, Young and Hungover, 4 Hunnid Degreez, Boss Yo Life Up, California Living, Red Friday and 400 Summers.
Along with his work, he has also appeared as a featured artist in various other artist’s songs. He has appeared in Crush on You by New Boyz, F Y’all by Dolla $ign, Like I Got a Gun with Colette Carr, as well as Drop It Down with Clyde McKnight. He has also featured for Act Right along with Yo Gotti and Jeezy, Backflip with Lamsu, I Don’t’ with Mariah Carey and Want her by DJ Mustard and Quavo.
Career in Film and TV shows
Being an artist of Hip-Hop genre, he has also appeared in cameo roles in the film- We The Party, as well as in Mac Devin Go To High School. Although both these films were not commercially successful and are rated as an average both on IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes, this was his initial debut in the cinematic field.
He also appeared as himself in the film White T and Blame It On The Streets. He played the main role as himself in the latter also being the executive producer and the writer.
|Name||Kennon Daequan Ray Jackson|
|Date of birth||March 9, 1990|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
Dating and Lovelife
Not much about his personal life was in public until his ex-girlfriend Caetlyn reportedly bashed him on the public site Instagram. She claimed that she was hacked, but the hacker did give the public the information that she is pregnant and YG is the father.
The couple had dated for a couple of years, but infidelity arose when Caetlyn cheated on him. Shocked by the news of his ex-girlfriend being pregnant, he even suggested abortion. Unsure if he was the baby’s real father, YG asked her for a blood test. After confirming that the rapper was indeed the father, they continued her pregnancy and is expecting this June.
The rapper/actor has a huge number of fans. On his Instagram account, he is quite famous having 2.8 million followers while on his Twitter he has 1.32 million followers. He also has an official site where details of his recent works are shared.
The rapper has climbed the ladder to success with his each album release and currently has an estimated net worth value of $3 Million. Earning from his music career, his worth also has been contributed from sponsors and brand endorsements.
Rumors and Controversy
YG shot during the filming of his music video
During the filming of his music video for his song titled- I’m A Thug, shots were fired at the young rapper. The police immediately shut down and closed the set of the filming. Although being shot only once, he had three separate wounds resulting from it.
There were no major injuries, and he returned to the studio the next day. Regarding the matter, not much is disclosed, and authorities reported that the rapper was hesitant to answer any questions related to the incident.