Yung Berg is an American record producer, singer, rapper and songwriter. He is best known by his stage names Iceberg and Hitmaka. He made a name for himself in 2007 with his hit single Sexy Lady. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Yung Berg in 2020.
Early Life And Biography
His real names are Christian Ward, born on 9th September 1985 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is of mixed descent as his mother is Puerto Rican while his mother is an African American.
Yung had a great interest in hip-hop from an early age, and he signed his first contract when he was only 16 years old with Bloodline Records. His parents were not of the idea, and they took him into a military boarding school in Montana at the age of 18.
He relocated to Los Angeles in 2003 after completing school. After graduating from university, he continued his musical career and was noticed by rapper Shawnna and was offered a job as his recording assistant.
Yung has a son named Lamont McFerren from a short relationship he had with a woman called Bianna. Yung does not support either the child or the mother. He is alleged by the American Department of Family Services to owe over $104,000 in child support.
He has dated different celebrities like Arika Kane, Joie Chavis and Milani Rose. He is said to be very short tempered.
Life has been rocky for him as in 2008 he was arrested and charged for possessing Marijuana and a weapon. He also has unlimited funds with various musicians and celebrities.
On a positive note, he has collaborated with a campaign awareness group ‘Declare Yourself.’ The campaign helps to register young people as voters.
Career, Awards, And Nominations
He first had a significant breakthrough in music when DMX’s Bloodline Records in 2011 signed him. His first song was ‘Dog 4 Life’ which he released as Iceberg. He founded an in-house record label ‘Yung Fly Movement’ in 2005.
His debut single was released in 2007 titled ‘Sexy Lady.’ It was followed by ‘Sexy Can I’ in 2018. His debut album was titled ‘Look What You Made Me’ released in 2018. He wrote and produced the album ‘The Pink Print ‘ in 2012 for Nicki Minaj. He has worked with prominent artists like P Diddy, Ayo & Keyz, Ray J, K Michelle among others.
Although he has not won any award or nominations, his album ‘Look What You Made Me’ rose to number 2 on the Top Rap Album Chart. ‘Sexy Lady’ peaked at position 18 on Billboard 100.
Net worth & Earnings
His diverse career as a rapper, singer, music producer and songwriter has seen him garner an estimated net worth $3.5 Million. He started making money as a teenager, and over the years he has maintained his image in the ever growing music industry.
Yung Berg has had a fair share of controversies in his career. He has however held his head high and remains unshaken by all this. He has however been missing in action for a few years now, but we hope for his comeback soon. We look forward to more entertainment from him.