|Celebrity Name:||Lil Yachty|
|Birth Name:||Miles Parks McCollum|
|Birth Date:||August 23, 1997|
|Age:||22 years old|
|Birth Place:||Mableton, Georgia, United States|
|Profession:||Rap artist ; Songwriter|
|Net Worth:||$14 million|
|Last Updated :||March, 2020|
Lil Yachty is one of America’s young rap artists. By profession, he is a rapper and songwriter. Lil Yachty has had collaborations with Tee Grizzley, Digital Bad, 30 Roc, PlayboiCarti, and TheGoodPerry among others. Lil Yachty is currently 22 years old and his physical statistics are given as: height – 5ft 10in, and weight – 73kg. Lil Yachty sings in the following genres: trap, pop-rap, hip-hop, and mumble rap. He has been active in the music industry since 2014. As you read the rest of this article, we will be sharing the other necessary information about Lil Yachty’s life such as Lil Yachty net worth, his biography, his career, his personal life, his awards and accolades etc.
Lil Yachty Early Life
Lil Yachty’s birth name is Miles Parks McCollum. He was born in Mableton, Georgia, United States on the 23rd of August, 1997. Not so much is known about Lil Yachty’s family background. However, one thing we know for sure is that he relocated from Georgia to New York City to pursue his music career. There, he lived with a friend and made connections with online street fashion personalities, as he developed his own Instagram following. It is also reported that Lil Yachty has once worked at McDonald’s and he was fired because he was not punctual to work.
For his education, Lil Yachty went to Alabama State University in 2015. However, he abandoned his education in a bid to focus on his career in music.
Lil Yachty Career Life
Lil Yachty was brought into limelight in December 2015 after a popular comedy video featured the SoundCloud version of his song “One Night”. In 2016, Lil Yachty released two music mixtapes. His first, which was his debut mixtape, was titled “Lil Boat”. It was released in March 2016. The second mixtape was titled “Summer Songs 2” and it was released in July, 2016. Lil Yachty also featured DRAM on the song “Broccoli” in April 2016. “Broccoli” became a hit song and it topped at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Lil Yachty released his debut music album on May 26, 2017. He titled it “Teenage Emotions” and the album featured star artists like YG, Evander, Griiim, Grace, Migos, Stefflon Don, and Diplo. On the 9th of March, 2018, Lil Yachty released his second studio album which he titled “Lil Boat 2”. On October 19, 2018, he released another album, his third studio album titled “Nuthin’ 2 Prove”. Lil Yachty’s fourth studio album is scheduled for release later in 2020. The album has been titled “Lil Boat 3”.
Lil Yachty has also featured in four films. In 2018, he voiced the role of Green Lantern in “Teen Titans Go! To the Movies” (2018). In the same year, he featured in “Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve” (2018) as The Beatboxer. The following year, he appeared in two films: Long Shot (2019) as Himself, and the television film, How High 2 (2019) as Roger.
Lil Yachty Personal Life and Relationships
Regarding Lil Yachty’s personal life, he has been arrested, along with one other man, at a mall in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida for credit card fraud.
Lil Yachty has been known to endorse his support for Bernie Sanders during the 2016 presidential election, in a CNN interview in 2016. Regarding his relationship life, Lil Yachty is currently unmarried. He is however in a relationship with Megan Denise, who is an Instagram model. They reportedly started dating in 2017. Before he started dating Megan, he was in a relationship with India Love, another Instagram model, in 2016.
Lil Yachty Awards and Recognition
Most of Lil Yachty’s musical recognition were in 2017. So far, there is no record of him winning any awards yet, but he has been nominated for a number of awards. Lil Yachty was nominated for three Billboard Music Awards in 2017 for Top Rap Collaboration, Top Rap Song, and Top Streaming Song (Audio). In the same year, MTV Video Music Awards nominated Lil Yachty for another three awards in Best Hip Hop Video, Best Collaboration, and Best Visual Effects.
It is interesting to mention that Lil Yachty has also been nominated for the Grammy Awards (for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration) for his musical work “Broccoli” (with DRAM). In addition, Lil Yachty has further been nominated for iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards for Best New International Artist and MTV Europe Music Awards for Best Video (“iSpy” with Kyle).
Lil Yachty Net Worth
Lil Yachty net worth is currently estimated to be $14 million. The major source of his net worth is his music career. It has been reported that Lil Yachty charges approximately $100,000 for a show.
Lil Yachty net worth has also come about as a result of various endorsement deals. For instance, Lil Yachty has worked with Donny Osmond to develop a theme song titled “Start the Par-dee”, for Chef Boyardee. In addition, Lil Yachty has appeared in a Sprite commercial where he could be seen playing the piano inside an ice cave. He has also appeared in a commercial for Target. Lil Yachty has also been involved in other endorsements such as being the face of the latest Nautica and Urban outfitters connection.
Concerning Lil Yachty assets, he is known to own four luxurious cars: a Mercedes G Wagon ($124,500), a Bentley ($180,000), BMW 18 ($148,500), and a Ferrari F12 Berlinetta ($379,886). We do not know about his house(s).
In conclusion, this article has expounded on all you need to know about Lil Yachty net worth, the source of his wealth, his assets and endorsement deals as well as biography. Lil Yachty has emerged to be one of the youngest most successful rap artists in the United States. He has featured top musical artists such as the famous Yeezy shoes entrepreneur, Kanye West.