YG (born Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson) is an American popular rapper and actor. He rose to prominence in 2009 with his debut single “Toot It and Boot It”. In 2021, YG has an estimated net worth of more than $6 million US dollars.
Hey guys, in this article we are going to know about one of most influential American rapper and actor, YG. We will discuss YG’s biography, age, height, sources of income, what is the exact net worth of YG? and how he came to the music industry.
Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson aka YG (Young Gangster) was born on 9th March 1990, in Compton, California. He was raised by his mother Shonee Jackson alone.
Jackson spent his childhood on the streets of Compton with his sister Harmony. He discovered his interest in music at an early age.
At the age of 16, Jackson joined the Bloods gang but later he left the gang and released his debut single Toot It Boot It.
Following the success of his debut album, he signed to Def Jam Recordings. Within a few years, YG released several hit music tracks including the top-performing mixtapes Just Re’d Up, 4 Hunnid Degreez, and The Real 4Fingaz.
In 2013, Jackson announced that his debut album My Krazy Life is going to release by Def Jan Records. The same year he also released the lead single of the album “My Nigga” (feat. Jeezy and Rich Homie Quan).
The single reached at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and became widely popular. After a few months, the album’s second and third single, “Left, Right” and “Who Do You Love?” (feat. Drake) also released.
Finally, in 2014, Def Jan Records released YG’s debut album My Krazy Life which was a great success. Then, in 2015, he released two singles Twist My Fingaz and I Want a Benz (featuring Nipsey Hussle and 50 Cent) from his second album Still Brazy.
In 2017, he was featured on the song “I Don’t” by Mariah Carey and also revealed the release date of his third studio album Stay Dangerous.
Later on, YG released a number of hit songs that include 4Real 4Real, Go Loko, Why You Always Hatin?, Boss Yo Life Up Gang, Big Bank, Just Re’d Up 2 and Don’t Tell Em.
How Much Is Rapper YG Worth?
YG Net Worth: According to Celebritynetworth As of 2021, the estimated net worth of YG is nearly about $6 million dollars.
He earns over a million dollar every single year from his musical endeavours. In lat few years, he earned more than $3 million in his music salaries alone.
A huge part of YG’s income comes from album sales, live music events and tours, and television appearances. He also makes a good amount of money from movies and merchandise sales.
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Rapper YG Age, Height, Salary, Girlfriend:
- Age: 30 years
- Height: 5 ft 9 in
- Profession: Rapper, Singer, Actor
- Girlfriend: NA
- Nationality: United States of America
- Net Worth: $6 million
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