He is a budding rapper and comic actor. His rap is quite the craze among his fans. What makes him different is that he picks up everyday references in his music. He also tickles the funny bones of his viewers. He is Lil Dicky. Lil Dicky rose from a job role in account management to be one of the most popular rapping artists of the day. Let’s look at the life and net worth of Lil Dicky in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
David Andrew Burd or whom one knows more popularly as Lil Dicky took birth in 1988 on the 15th of March. He was raised in Cheltenham Township of Philadelphia. He went to Cheltenham High School and later attended the University of Richmond. He then moved to San Francisco. He showed interest towards music since the early days of his life and even once read the history of Alexander Pushkin by rapping. Nas and Jay Z influenced his music as he listened to them growing up.
Lil Dicky is single by status, and he is not dating anyone right now. Through his songs, it has been hinted that he dated a girl, but love could not flourish as he got too busy in music and work. He is looking for a long-term relationship, and most of the girls he has dated are very non-serious. He is looking for the perfect one. Quite surprisingly he is on the dating site Tinder. He says sometimes he approaches women and sometimes they do.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Lil Dicky began working in account management in an agency named Goodby, Silverstein & Partners which is in the advertising business. He debuted in the music industry in 2013 with his mixtape “So Hard.” Lil Dicky recorded it over the period of two years. He came out with the music video of “Ex-Boyfriend,” and it immediately garnered one million views within a day on YouTube. His next music work “Hump Days” followed after it. His first live performance was in Philadelphia in February of 2014. He crowdfunded $113,000 for his next works. In 2015, he released his first album in collaboration with artists like Snoop Dogg, Fetty Wap and others. The title of the album is “Professional Rapper.” His aspiration of working in TV shows and films reflected when he did a video “Watch Yo Self” of “Funny or Die” in 2016. He also expressed that he is working on a TV show. He brought out an EP “I’m Brian” and a new single track “Freaky Friday” in 2017 and 2018 respectively. He has announced an upcoming tour to Australia where he had studied.
Lil Dicky’s style of music has a hint of humor, and he draws inspiration from the likes of J. Cole and A$AP Rocky.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Lil Dicky though relatively new in the field has banked a handsome amount of money. His approximated net worth and total earnings stand at $10 million. The source of revenue comes from the sale of copies of his albums. He also keeps on doing tours in the country and abroad which too prove money spinners for him. He also has a YouTube Channel, and it has 1.5 million subscribed people, and at least it has been seen 325 million times. Hence, a significant sum comes from YouTube too. He has achieved the gold status for his work and has topped several rapping lists in the U.S. and abroad.
Lil Dicky showed a dedication towards music from the beginning, and the same passion is fetching him the fruits after so much of initial struggle.