Silento is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, and actor whose real name is Richard Lamar Hawk. He chose his stage name as Silento with which he is known among people. He is famous for his debut song which reached on top three at Billboard Hot 100 rating list. It’s not easy to give a debut hit, and that’s why his life is worth knowing about. If you are interested in knowing about life, career and net worth of Silento in 2019, then you can read ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 22nd January in the year 1998 in Conyers, Georgia in the United States. Nothing much is known about his family and his school life. He has kept this information to himself only, and he doesn’t reveal anything about him in front of people. He is a famous writer and singer and known for his songs. His debut song has been a great hit, and from then he gained massive recognition among his fans.
He used to have an affair with a lady in high school times but never had a long-term relationship with a girl. He is an adventurous person who loves to do new things. Though he is not a gay, he is always asked about his sexuality in the interviews. He is a pure vegetarian and follows his diet strictly. He remains busy in making his career more successful and never reveals much in front of people about his personal information. He is also learning French language and neither his marriage is recorded and nor there is any divorce news.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His debut single was ‘Watch Me; which was produced by Bolo DA and was released on YouTube channel of Silento in the year 2015. His song’s video gained more than 2.5 million views on the channel. Then in the year 2015, he was signed for Capitol Records where a single track was released along with music video. In June 2015, he also performed at BET awards for which he gained recognition among people.
He has also performed his hit single debut song in Times Square on 31st December in the year 2016. In his small career, he has won three awards till now. He has won the best dance performance Soul Train Music Awards. Then he has also won Billboard Music Awards for Top New Artist. In the year 2017, he won 26th Seoul Music Awards for his work in Spotlight.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Silento is $6.5 million which he has earned through his hit music albums and he been able to collect money with his salary and his music career. He is loved by his fans across the world and him available on social sites for his fans. He has a great fan following on his Twitter and Instagram account. Though he hasn’t got many awards till now, it is possible that he might get awards in the future for his songs.
He is paying attention to his career and is reserved to himself. With his talent, one can easily say that he would be able to become much success in his future and his fan following is only going to increase.
Though he is a famous star nothing, much has been known about his profile. Nothing has been known about his girlfriend and family. He has kept his personal life to himself and has never shared anything with anyone. It is said that his parents wanted him to pursue a medical career, but then he chose a music career over it.