Launching hits like “Me, Myself & I,” G Eazy has time and again proved his worth in the rap world. He has also garnered widespread public opinion & criticism for the racist slurs in few of his songs. Who escapes public scrutiny for using the n-word? Well, No One, as in the case of G-Eazy. He was also recently indicted for alleged assault and his involvement in narcotics.
G-Eazy is an American rapper, singer and lyrics writer. It becomes profoundly interesting & perplexing whether to romanticize the bumpy roads this rapper has dealt with or to just tag him as reckless. Let’s dig into what more his life holds & find out the net worth of G Eazy as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Gerald Earl Gillum, popular as G Eazy, was born on May 24, 1989, in Oakland, California. He is the son of blessed parents Suzanne Olmsted and Edward Gillum. Edward Gillum is an associate professor at CSU Fresno. G-Eazy’s mom and dad got separated when he was in first grade. Afterward, he started staying with his grandparents in Berkeley, California.
It was a tough period for G-Eazy’s family. His mother used to work at two different schools as a part-time teacher to make ends meet. Later, when he was twelve years old, his mother began to date a woman named Melissa Mills. At first, he was very embarrassed, but after some time, he accepted Mills as one of his family members.
At the age of fourteen, he decided to make his future in the music industry. He started doing some odd jobs to earn money so that he could achieve his dream. At fifteen, when he was still in his middle school, G Eazy started a band named ‘The Bay Boyz’ with some of his friends. They released all their compositions on their page on ‘MySpace.’
G Eazy met Devon Baldwin, an actress, singer, and model, while he was in Loyola University at New Orleans. They were in a relationship for many years. But, because of G-Eazy’s worldwide tour and lack of time, the distance increased, and ultimately they broke up. Currently, he is single, without any kind of rumors. Though he was once arrested for punching a guard and carrying cocaine.
Career, Awards, & Nominations:
Very soon G Eazy started producing his own mixtapes and used to sell them for five bucks. He joined Loyola University’s Music Industry Studies program, after graduating from school. His very first popular song ‘Candy Girl’ came out in 2008, attracted the audience and increased his fan following. This success boosted him so much that he decided to do stage shows to build up his fan base.
In 2011, with the release of ‘The Endless Summer,’ he managed to carve a very different niche for himself in the world of music and rap. In 2012, he continued to tour all around America and started ruling the hearts of his increasing fans. After this, he released his first full-length album, ‘Must Be Nice’ which gained the third position on the ‘iTunes Hip-Hop Chart.’ His album, ‘These Things Happen’ and ‘When It’s Dark Out’ received the third and fifth ranks on the Billboard 200, respectively.
In 2016, he was nominated for the ‘Best Hip-Hop Artist’ award. In 2017, he won a ‘People’s Choice Award.’
Net Worth & Earnings:
G-Eazy’s net worth is $10 million. Of course his primary source of income is the music industry. Wondering, about his salary and other profits? Well, he never reveals much about this. But we can estimate through his YouTube views, which were more than 13 million within a month after the release of “Good Life,” that he has managed to gather a pretty decent fortune for himself.
He has a grand house of worth $1.75 million in Hollywood Hills. He is the owner of luxurious cars, like a black Porsche and a black Ford Mustang.
It is a significant achievement for someone to hold the position of a millionaire in the world while being in their 20s. Despite all those illegal acts, he rules on the hearts of millions. Everyone loves to croon his songs and raps, after all, he deserves it. Once his mother pinged him towards music, he dedicated his entire life to it.