Lil Durk is one of the fast upcoming American musicians who at his young age, he has been able to gain much popularity from which most of the celebrities did not have such a quick fame period. Durk began showing interest in music at his very young age, and he has already released some of his mixtapes through one of his own label known as Only the Family (OTF). Music began to become his full-time career in 2010 after his initial success. He has been signed with the ‘Def Jam Recordings,’ and he falls under one of the best rappers associated with an esteemed recording label. To know more about the net worth of Lil Durk in 2018, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Lil Durk was born on 19th October 1992 in which his actual name was Durk Banks but took Lil Durk as his stage name. He was born to his father known as Dontay Banks who was a nurse and his mother. He also has a brother known as D Thang. During his early life, he faced a lot of challenges especially after his father was jailed for life imprisonment.
He was raised up in a very violent neighborhood which has greatly impacted Lil Durk on his behavior. He has been charged several times due to being found in possession of weapons. In his childhood, he did not receive any support for his career, but he has learned music through watching of music videos on Television. After the success two singles he produced, he decided to put rap as his full-time career. The two singles are I’ma hitta and Sneak Dissin. Most of his success has been channeled through YouTube and MySpace from which he is very active in them through which encouragement got him after he had an increasing fan base at a high rate.
Lil Durk has married Nicole Covone with whom they have three children; two sons by the name Angelo and Zayden and one daughter known as Bella. Lil Durk became a father while at the age of 17 and argued that he would have more focus on his career as he would feel more responsible through raising the family that would be dependent on him. This encouraged him to marry at the young age.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In his early years in his career, Durk was promoted by a Chicago rapper known as Chief Keef into the Glo Gang label though he did not get any signing in which made Durk create his own image to the music industry. He got the success of his first singles through a mixtape known as Life Ain’t No Joke which got many downloads from which the mixtape was made known through social media platforms.
He released a new track in 2012 known as L’s Anthem from which French Montana was in the video making it very popular. With a sudden increase in popularity, Def Jam Recordings did a joint venture with him. He released a fourth mixtape known as Signed to the Streets in 2013 that was released in DatPiff under OTF labels and Coke Boys.
He released his first album in 2015 known as Remember My Name which became a big hit which brought the turn around of his career. He released his 6th mixtape in late 2015 known as 300 Days, 300 Nights with a single known as My Beyonce which was to promote it. He has also released other album in 2016 known as Lil Durk 2X with which this year he was named as the Rapper of the year.
Net Worth & Earnings
Lil Durk has an estimated Net Worth of $1 million. He has gained much success despite his young stage from his determination in achieving as a rapper. He is among the best upcoming rappers and expected to have a high rise in his career.
Despite going through very tough moments and without any mentorship on his career, it took courage by Lil Durk to ensure that he gets to his success. His first achievement on the success of the first release became his much encouragement towards his progress.