Lil Uzi Vert is an American rapper and singer. Also, he is a songwriter. Portrayed by his piercings, tattoos, eccentric hairstyles and androgynous fashion. By the way, how much is the net worth of Lil Uzi Vert? Let us find out that information from this page.
Lil Uzi Vert’s Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, an American hip hop artist Lil Uzi Vert has a net worth of $16 million. In touring years, sometimes Lil Uzi has been one of the highest paid rappers in the world. For instance, between September 2017 and September 2018, he earned $20 million. That made him one of the highest-paid rappers in the world for that time. In the same time period, he had 3.5 billion streaming views and also played an impressive 76 live shows worldwide.
On February 3, 2021, Lil Uzi posted a video to Instagram in which he showed off a pink diamond which he had affixed to his forehead. Lil Uzi claimed that he spent $24 million on the diamond. He claimed to have saved up for 4 years to purchase the diamond that he claimed was 10-11 carats. Also, he claimed that the diamond cost more than his entire car collection and his home.
As of this writing, the actual value of the diamond and validity of his claims are unconfirmed. When we have been tracking Lil Uzi Vert’s net worth, we estimate that his total gross income since becoming a popular star is $30 million. That is pre-tax. It seems highly improbable and unlikely, at least with the data we own, that Lil Uzi did spend $24 million on a single diamond.
Lil Uzi Vert’s Early Life
On July 31, 1994. Lil Uzi Vert was born in Francisville (Pennsylvania). Mike Jones’ debut album was the first album Lil Uzi ever bought. Later, he began listening to Wiz Khalifa, Ying Yang Twins, Marilyn Manson, Paramore, and Meek Mill. They all influenced his future style. He began rapping, when he was tenth grade, after listening to a classmate freestyle over a remade Chris Brown instrumental. Then, he and two friends started a rap group named Steaktown. He dropped out of high school and started working at a Bottom Dollar grocery store. He was kicked out of his house by his mother. This made him start taking his rapping career seriously.
Lil Uzi Vert’s Career
Symere Bysil Woods changed his name to Lil Uzi Vert from the way someone explained his rap flow. On January 19, 2014, he released his first project, the EP “Purple Thoughtz Vol 1.” The Guardian explained the production as psychedelic. In the year of 2017, the single “White Shit” included a video that went viral after Lil Uzi had entered the mainstream. He caught the attention of ASAP Mob and also Don Cannon (Producer) after the album was released. Don Cannon signed Lil Uzi to his Academy imprint and produced his first mixtape (The Real Uzi) that was released in August 2014. Then, Lil Uzi signed a record deal with Atlantic Records. On Carnage’s single (WDYW), he was featured with Rich the Kid and ASAP Ferg.
Also, Lil Uzi released some sounds on SoundCloud produced by Metro Boomin. In August 2017, he was featured on Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa’s “Boys of Summer” tour. On October 20, 2015, his second mixtape (Luv is Rage) was released. He was called a “breakout artist of 2015” by Hot New HipHop.
In 2016, Lil Uzi released the single “Money Longer” on his SoundCloud. The song debuted at number 92 on the Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at number 54 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was certified 2x Platinum. In April 2016, he released his third mixtape and first commercial mixtape (Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World) It debuted at number 37 on the Billboard 200 chart, and spent 55 weeks there. Eventually, the album was certified Gold. In May 2016, Lil Uzi joined forces with Kodak Black on a tour, the Parental Advisory Tour. He became one of the ten 2016 XXL Freshman.
His second entry on the Billboard 200 chart was with “You Was Right.” It debuted at number 89 in July 2016 and peaked at number 40. That same month, Lil Uzi announced his fourth mixtape (The Perfect LUV Tape). The mixtape was released on his 22nd birthday. It featured the singles “Erase your Social” and “Seven Million”, which both of two failed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100. Finally, the mixtape debuted at number 55 on the Billboard 200 and was certified Gold.
Aside from that, Lil Uzi has collaborated with some artists including Mac Miller, A$AP Ferg, and Post Malone. In November 2016, Lil Uzi released a collaboration mixtape with Gucci Mane. In August 2016, he was featured on Migos’ single (Bad and Boujee). In January 2017, the song debuted at the US Billboard Hot 100 that made it single no 1.
In February 2017, He released the EP: Luv is Rage 1.5, while on tour with the Weeknd. The popular tracks were “Luv Scars K.o 1600” and “XO Tour Llif3,” which got popularity on SoundCloud. The song peaked at number 7, and it was certified platinum. Lil Uzi released his heavily delayed debut studio album: Luv Is Rage 2 in August 2017. The album included the top 10 single “XO Tour Llif3” as the lead single. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Also, it was certified platinum, and made 10 Billboard Hot 100 charting singles.
Later, in December 2019, he released a new single: Futsal Shuffle 2020. On March 6, 2020, “Eternal Awake” was released. In early 2020, it debuted atop the Billboard 200 and reached 400 million streams, marking the largest streaming count for any album as of 2008. On April 24, 2020, he released a new single titled: Sasuke. In the summer of 2020, he appeared on a remix of StaySoldRocky’s “Party Girl” and teamed up with Future for a joint project titled “Pluto x Baby Pluto” as well.