A school dropout boy, former drug dealer, and convict: Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, popularly known as 21 Savage is a US-based rapper. He became famous in 2015 after airing his mix-tapes and subsequent EP’s. During his childhood, he witnessed his dad dealing in cocaine and so eventually landed himself in the drugs business. In his seventh grade, he was suspended from his school for possessing a gun. Now let’s have a closer look at the net worth of 21 Savage in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
21 Savage was born on 22 October 1992 in the Atlanta city of Georgia, United States. For his early education, he went to a nearby school but was caught red-handed in the school for possessing a gun. The incident was so severe that he was permanently banned admission from every school in the DeKalb County School District. He was subsequently sent to a youth detention center, and after being released, he went on to complete his high school through an optional programme but dropped out just after the eighth grade. After this, he started to concentrate fully on drugs dealing.
21 Savage was raised mostly by his mom Heather along with his four brothers and six sisters. One of his brothers was shot dead in a drug-dealing fiasco. His mom is of Dominican descent while his dad is of Haitian ancestry. He belongs to the African religion Ifá. In 2017, he started dating the American model and actress Amber Rose but couldn’t marry her and got separated soon. As of now, he is officially single and a father of 3 children.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Savage’s professional career began in 2014 after he released his debut single “Picky.” In 2015, he aired his debut mixtape “The Slaughter Tape” and EP “Free Guwop.” This was the time when he came to media attention. In 2016, he aired his second EP titled “Savage Mode” which got international success and was even ranked at 23 on the Billboard 200.
By this time he had become so famous that the Fadar magazine published him on its cover page. In 2017, he aired his 1st studio album titled “Issa Album” which was ranked at the second position on the Billboard 200. In the current year 2018, he has been nominated for various awards like “BET Awards,” and “Billboard Music Awards” but their results are still pending.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of 21 Savage till date is around $9 million. The amount may look small for a famous rapper, but it must be noted that Savage began his career just a few years back and so there’s much more for him to achieve. Due to his controversial criminal image, he has not got any significant endorsements till date and hence, his primary source of income has been his songs, albums, and his live performances. His net worth includes a grand mansion in Atlanta (worth $500,000) and numerous car collections like Ford, Chevrolet, Mercedes Benz, and Ferrari.
21 Savage is today a famous rapper earning in millions and being published on the cover pages of different magazines, but his childhood had been filled with terror. During his teenage, he was caught with a deadly gun and so had to serve jail. After coming out, he dropped his studies and joined the street gang “Bloods.” He was then indulged in various crimes like drugs dealing, theft, and robbery. But in 2013, when he was shot along with his brother (killed) in a robbery case, he left all these works and worked hard to be a rapper.