Jeffery Lamar Williams, also called Young Thug, is an American rapper and hip-hop artist, rose to fame and grabbed attention with his unconventional vocal style, fashion, and persona. He shot to fame after he worked together with Southern Rappers and has released a bunch of independent mixtapes since 2011. Young Thug Net Worth is estimated to be worth $8 Million as of 2017.
Young Thug Early life and Career
Jeffery Lamar Williams was born on August 16, 1991 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was second youngest of eleven siblings and spent much of his childhood in Jonesboro South.
Young Thug released subsequent mixtapes I Came From Nothing 1, 2, and 3 in 2011 through 2012, and garnered Gucci Mane attention and went onto sign in his label 1017 Brick Squad Records. He released mixtape 1017 Thug the following year, got him positive reviews and critical acclaimed and even earned him a recognition on Pitchfork’s Albums of the Year.
Young Thug Net Worth – $8 Million
In 2014, Thug worked with Kanye West, who complimented his quick turnover. He was included on the front of The Fader, and reelased his initially single, “Stoner“. Throughout the following couple years, Thug kept on releasing tracks – infrequently unintentionally. In the spring of 2015, Thug saw a large portion of his unreleased material leaked on the internet. Thug released the mixtape Black Portland with Bloody Jay, and Young Thugga Man La Flare and The Purple Album both with Gucci Mane. He also released the collaboration album Metro Thuggin with Metro Boomin
This pushed him to work with poplar singers and rappers releasing much more mixtapes, finishing in the arrival of Jeffery. Jeffery was his biggest hit, and topped at #8 on the Billboard 200. It was considered one of the best collections of the year by numerous magazines, including Rolling Stone. It likewise credited Thug as one of the best rappers, and expanded his total assets from an expected $6 million to $8 million.
In 2016, Young Thug announced his own record label YSL records. Thug provided vocals on Drake’s songs “Sacrifices” and “Ice Melts” on the album More Life. He was featured on Calvin Harris’ song “Heatstroke” along with Ariana Grande and Pharrell Williams, released in March 2017. In May 2017, he featured in the Diplo song “Bankroll.” which also features Justin Bieber and Rich the Kid. In April 2017, Young Thug announced his debut album, Beautiful Thugger Girls, originally titled E.B.B.T.G. The album was executively-produced by Drake and was released on June 16, 2017.
Young Thug Personal life
In 2015, Young Thug was engaged to Jerrika Karale, a swimsuit designer, and they live together but weren’t married yet. Thug has six children by four different women. He currently lives in Atlanta in a rented house ($15,000 per month) and has never gone to college. Much of his wealth comes from mixtapes and collaboration with other artists. His net worth doubled since the release of Jeffery, which was so successful, gaining him an annual income of $2 Million.