Young Dolph is a well-known rapper in America, and his real name is Adolph Thornton, but he is known by his stage name among his fans. He released his debut album in the year 2016 which gained him a lot of recognition. If you want to know biography, early life and net worth of Young Dolph in 2018, then you can continue reading one.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 11th August in the year 1985 in Chicago, Illinois. He moved along with his family to Memphis, Tennessee when he was only two years old. He has 4 siblings, two sisters and two brothers with whom he has spent his childhood. It is not known particularly about his mother and father, but he has described in his music that both of his parents were smoking crack. He hasn’t spent an affluent childhood and has faced a lot of struggle.
In the year 2008, he hit a car accident, which might have taken his life and the very same year, his grandmother died of cancer. This made him feel a lot sad about his life, but then he got motivated to do something better in his life. At this point, he moved towards music, and he complains about the fact that various rappers make fake past stories.
He was shot numerous times outside a retail store in Los Angeles. The date was 26th September 2017 when he became the target of gunshots. He also got many wounds with gunshots because of which he also got hospitalized. It was assumed that Yo Gotti was behind the shooting scene, but nothing was confirmed. Nothing much is known about his girlfriend or wife to the people as he keeps his personal life to himself. There is nothing revealed by him to the public as he expresses himself with his music only.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He decided to join the music industry when he had an accident in the year 2008, and his grandmother died. He sang a song and then his friends asked him to do more even though he did the first song only for fun. His first mixtape got successful in the entertainment industry, and he gained recognition with this mixtape. In the year 2017, he was targeted to gunfire in Charlotte, North Caroline.
The police told that on 25th February, much gunfire was seen and there were two vehicles with a lot of weapons were involved in it. Almost hundred rounds of fire were observed, and all were for the target Young Dolph. Then he used the publicity for his second studio album titled Bulletproof. He hasn’t won any awards till now, but he must win awards in upcoming years because he is well-known among people for his impressive rapping style.
Net Worth & Earnings
His net worth is around $1.5 million which he earned through his rapping and releasing of music albums. He is a famous rapper and has struggled a lot to reach this place. He earns all of this net worth with his impressive raps in his music albums. Though he hasn’t won any awards until now, he is loved by his fans a lot, and it is possible that he might be able to get awards in the future.
Young Dolph is an inspiration for all those people who think that people from poor background can’t do anything as Young Dolph has worked hard to reach this spot. He is surely gonna work a lot harder in his upcoming years which would make him earn more fame and name.