A curious quest often discovers fascinating pathways, and this holds true for this singer-rapper who rose to fame in 2014 with “Trap Queen.” We are talking about Fetty Wap who proved his worth in no time at the very beginning of his career releasing mind-blowing albums & songs.
What makes it more interesting is the fact that he is the father of seven children without having been married once! Want to know who is the ex or exes to whom many of his songs are dedicated? Well, then read on as today we dig out some interesting facts about the rapper and also unearth the net worth of Fetty Wap as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Fetty Wap was born as William Maxwell on June 7, 1990, in Peterson, New Jersey. He was born with an eye condition called glaucoma in both eyes. The doctors managed to save his right eye, but the left one was replaced with an ocular prosthesis. It was in 2013 that he grew an interest in music & started working as a rapper. After some time, he began singing too in the quest of achieving something different. He became famous for making money & acquired the nickname “Fetty” which means money.
Fetty Wap has had several relationships, fathering seven children from all of his affairs. His childhood love Ariel Reese gave him a daughter named Aydin Zoovier in 2011. He had his other six children from his girlfriends: Lehzae Zeona, Elaynna Parker, Hollywood star Masika Kalysha, dancer Turquoise Miami, and Alexis Skyy.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Fetty Wap with his unique name started his career back in 2014 releasing “Trap Queen.” It was his debut single & reached to the position of No. 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100. The song gave Fetty Wap everlasting fame as it secured a 7× Platinum in countries, like Italy, UK, Denmark, New Zealand, etc. He then released other songs, like “679” and “My Way” which were huge successes too.
The first album released by him in 2015 was titled “Fetty Wap,” it secured number one on the US Billboard 200. Later, he launched two mixtapes named “Coke Zoo” and “ZOO 16: The Mixtape.” His most recent works released in 2018- an EP titled “For My Fans III: The Final Chapter” and “King King Zoo.”
His work has gained appreciations worldwide, and he has received several awards too including 1 MC 100 Award, 1 BET Hip Hop Award, 1 MTV Video Music Award, iHeartRadio Music Award, and 1 Billboard Music Award.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Risen from rags to riches, Fetty Wap has a net worth of $10 million by an estimate. His songs, most of which have achieved Platinum certification & top positions on many charts, are the primary source of his wealth. Though all of his songs have earned a significant amount, the best one was “Trap Queen” which earned him a huge fortune by selling over 7 million units in the US alone and a total sale of 10 million units worldwide. The song “My Way” earned double Platinum certification while “679” sold more than 5 million units around the world and earned 5×Platinum.
The time when someone realizes their real worth is the time when the world identifies them as a true gem. Fetty Wap was a commoner, to begin with, but through his passion, he rose to become a star of the music world. He has not only earned name, fame, and fortune but has made his place in the hearts of his fans. We wish him good luck as he will inevitably grow more in the time to come.