Soulja Boy (born DeAndre Cortez Way) is an American popular rapper, actor, and record producer who is also known as one of the Hip Hop Cash Kings. He rose to fame with his debut single crank That (Soulja Boy) which topped the Billboard singles chart. As of 2022, Soulja Boy net worth is approximately $30 million US dollars.
So, hey guys in the following article we are going to know about one of the best-paid rappers of all time, Soulja Boy. We will discuss Soulja Boy’s Biography, sources of income, what is the exact net worth of Soulja Boy? and how his interesting career journey.
DeAndre Cortez Way was born on 28th July 1990, in Chicago, Illinois. His mother’s name is Lisa Way and father’s name is Tracy Way. He built an interest in music and rap songs at an early age of six.
When he was 14 years old his family moved to Batesville, Mississipi where his father gifted him a recording studio to encourage him. In 2005, Soulja Boy shared his songs on music site SoundClick.
Later, he started posting his songs on the online video sharing platform Youtube and Myspace. That same year he recorded “Crank That” which topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
In 2007, Soulja Boy released his first studio album Unsigned & Still Major: Da Album Before da Album. The album received many positive reviews on online media platforms and earned him a recording contract with Interscope Records.
He got the attention and popularity with his major-label album Souljaboytellem.com. That album ranked at number four position on Billboard 200 chart as well as on Top R&B Hip-Hop Albums chart and sold over million copies in the United States alone.
In 2008, he released his second studio album iSouljaBoyTellem which was fairly successful. But the album’s single Bird Walk reached at number 40 position on the Billboard Hot R&B Hip-Hop Songs chart and also ranked top in other singles chart.
The album’s third single Turn My Swag On which topped various US Rap Charts and reached at number #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and sold over million digital downloads on online music sites.
After that, he released several hit albums and singles which include Pretty Boy Swag, Blowing Me Kisses, Promise, The DeAndre Way, Live. Love. ASAP, Life After Fame, King Soulja 2, King Soulja 2 (featuring You Thug, Drake, Lil Wayne) and How Can You Blame Me.
His third album The DeAndre Way is one of the most successful albums of his career. In the upcoming years, Soulja Boy wants to collaborate with popular rap artists like Lil Wayne, Kanye West, and Eminem.
How Much Is Soulja Boy Worth?
Soulja Boy Net Worth: According to Celebritynetworth, As of 2022, the estimated net worth of Soulja Boy is nearly about $30 million dollars.
He earns over $10 million every year from the album sales and live concerts. In 2012, Forbes named him one of the Hip Hop Cash Kings of the year as he earned over $7 million alone from music sales and tours.
A huge part of Soulja Boy’s income comes from music sales, live concerts, tours, and television appearances. He also makes additional millions from sponsorship deals, brand promotions, and other business ventures.
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Soulja Boy Age, Height, Girlfriend, Salary:
- Age: 32 years
- Height: 5 ft 8 in
- Profession: Rapper, Record Producer
- Girlfriend: N/A
- Nationality: United States of America
- Net Worth: $30 million