Earl Sweatshirt is a well-known American rapper who is known for his contribution to a rap group known as ‘Odd Future’. From his personal blend on his rapping style, he had been able to garn in much popularity globally. In addition to this, he has also released some of his solo albums as well as singles which in some extent he has collaborated with other star musicians leading to his increasing popularity all day long. Now, let’s have a close look at the early life, biography, career, and the net worth of Earl Sweatshirt in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Earl Sweatshirt was born on 24th February in the year 1994 in Chicago in the United States. His birth name is Thebe Neruda Kgositsile though he got dubbed as Earl Sweatshirt for his stage name. He is born to his parents which include his father by the name Keorapetse Kgositsile who was a Poet and a Political Activists and his mother by the name of Cheryl Harris who was a professor of Law. His parents later divorced while he was at the age of 8 years and he had to spend most of his childhood in Los Angeles.
Earl studied at UCLA Lab School together with the New Roads High School, and the Middle School which is located at Santa Monica. He then later moved to a boarding school known as Coral Reef Academy located in Samoa due to his bad behaviors in his former school. During all this time, he showed much interest in rapping through which he commenced rapping under Moniker SlyTenedencies after the return from the boarding school. He then later joined a rap band known as ‘Old Future’ from which he gained his much popularity.
Currently, Earl is single and not dating anyone. Prior to this, there was some circulating news that Earl had been dating his girlfriend by the name Kinda Salty though they broke up after they had been in a relationship for a short period of time.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Earl Sweatshirt commenced his career while at the age of 15 years from which he had tagged himself as ‘Sly Tendencies’. He used his tag name in most of his social network platforms in which he used to reach a wide range of people. Some of the social networks he used include Myspace from which he posted some of his rapping tracks such as the ‘Mixtape’ and ‘Kitchen Cutlery’. In his early period in his career, he formed a rap group by the name ‘Backpackerz’ together with his three friends.
Through his Audio and Video tracks in Myspace, he was noticed by an American rapper known as Tyler in the year 2009. Tyler introduced Earl in his rap group known as ‘Odd Future’ after which the group gained much popularity after a short period of time. He then released his first mixtape in the year 2010 known as ‘Earl which was produced by Tyler, The Creator. His first song was with the ‘Odd Future’ band known as Home.
He had much success in his releases and this led him to release other albums and singles such as; Chum in 2013, Doris in 2013 which got much success leading to release of albums such as; I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside in 2015. He has additionally been nominated and got many awards such as the BET Hip-Hop Awards nomination, Grammy Award nomination and won MTVU Woodie Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Earl Sweatshirt has an estimated net worth of $5 Million. This comes along with his high establishment in the rapping industry in which he has excelled to a great extent. He has had much popularity on the social media platforms which have earned him much profit as well as his albums and singles both as a band and on his solo career.
Having his wonderful skills and styles in rapping, Earl Sweatshirt has had much success in his career. This has earned him much popularity and recognition among the rapping fans and musicians from the extra-ordinary styles he uses in rapping.