‘Stitches’ is an upcoming American rapper belonging to the internet era. He has many tech-savvy audiences from all over the world. Internet reaches a lot wider range of audiences than the television that is still for the local audience. Similar to other artists of his time, Stitches used the internet to prove his talents to the public.
In 2014, Stitches made a name for himself rapping ‘Brick In Yo Face’ that straight away got over 21 million audiences. Ever since Stitches added new compositions almost every day. Continue reading to find the net worth of Stitches as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
‘Stitches’ (former ‘Lil Phil’) was born as Phillip Nickolas Katsabanis on 17th June 1995 in Miami, Florida, in the US. ‘Stitches’ was born to Esther and Alexander Katsabanis. Already, the couple had two older sons named Dimitri and Alexander when Stitches was born. Soon his parents split leaving the children under Ester’s care. Their mother worked as a broker of health insurance and supported the family.
As a young boy, Phillip was a talented singer and dancer. He was always at the center of all family gatherings. Phillip studied at the G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School. However, when he was 14 years old, he was dismissed because he had physically attacked the principal.
Following this, Phillip left his mother’s home and moved to South Beach, Florida. Since he was 14 years, with no education or no support, Phillip turned to sell drugs and guns. At that point in time, it was his only source of income till he released his first mix-tape called ‘No Stitching Is My Statement’ (2014).
When Phillip started rapping on stage, he initially used the stage name ‘Lil Phil.’ From 16 years, after getting inspired by ‘Joker,’ Phillip wears stitched tattoo around his mouth. Hence, ‘Lil Phil’ legally took the name ‘Stitches.’ In 2012, Stitches married Erica Duarte and were reported to be together in 2015. She did not like Stitches to invite women on stage for doing cocaine. Hence, it is not surprising if the couple is not together. ‘Stitches’ has fathered three children.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Stitches grew up with the internet technologies such as YouTube and others. Using these latest technologies, Stitches popularised his rapping music. In 2014, Stitch released his single album, ‘Brick In Yo Face.’ This drew the attention of over 21 million audiences globally. He utilized his online space for releasing his famous mix-tapes including 2014s ‘No Snitching Is My Statement’ and 2015s ‘Brick Bible’ and Supply & Demand.’ In 2015, Stitches released his first studio album, ‘For Drug Dealers Only.’ Stiches’s songs are available on iTunes from where his admirers download his songs.
In 2015, TMI Gang Entertainment got Stitches signed up for releasing four studio albums namely ‘Cocaine Holiday,’ ‘For Drug Dealers Only,’ ‘I Need Rehab’ and ‘Tales of a Drug Lord.’ These albums have popularised Stitches.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Stitches is $1 million. Stitches earned most of his wealth from as a musician rapper. ‘Stitches’ proved to be a self-made man who focuses on his career as a rapper and musician. While rapping, he often raps about his life experience as a drug dealer.
After signing up with TMI Gang Entertainment, Stitches released four albums – ‘Cocaine Holiday,’ ‘For Drug Dealers Only,’ ‘I Need Rehab’ and ‘Tales of a Drug Lord.’ These albums earned Stitches wealth and fame.
By 2017, Stitches has made several admirers through the internet that has a limitless boundary. On the Instagram, Stitches has over 1.3 million followers. Over YouTube, he has around 340,000 subscribers. Also, Stitches makes several live stage concerts all over America.