Jonatan Leandoer Hastad, who is popularly known as Yung Lean, is a Swedish rapper, singer, songwriter, fashion designer and a record producer. He received recognition after he released a mixtape in the year 2013 after songs such as ‘Ginseng Strip 2002’ and also ‘Kyoto’ which went viral. Also, he has released three other projects since then. The third album that he released was in the year 2017, and it was titled ‘Stranger.’ Keep on reading to learn more on net worth and earnings of Yung Lean in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Hastad was born in the year 1996 on July 18th in Stockholm, Sweden to Leandoer Kristoffer, who is a Swedish poet and a fantasy author and also owned a book publishing company. The mother was a Russian who served as a human activist working with the various LGBT groups that were located in Russia and South America. He spent a better part of his childhood in Minsk, Belarus, where the mother moved to later.
Later on, it was when they returned to Sweden and made a decision to settle in Stockholm when Hanstad was between the ages of three or five. He was raised in Sedermalm city and grew up when he was speaking both the Russian and the Swedish.
During all this time, he was in high school; he would get in trouble for doing drugs or even crafting graffiti. Also, he had a job at the local McDonalds which he did with a lot of dedication. During his youthful days, that was when he developed his interest in music, and among the favorite artists, they included 50 Cents.
In the year 2015, he was residing in Miami Beach, Florida while recording the second album that he was about to release. When he was living in Miami, Hastad became an addict to the Xanax, Cocaine, and Lean. The same year, he had an overdose and got to be hospitalized in the Mount Sinai Medical Center before later moving to Sweden to live with the family. He started to serve in a factory together with his close friend. Among his hobbies does include reading and painting as well as playing the piano.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the year 2012, that was when Yung Lean created a group that was popularly referred as ‘Hasch Boys’ together with Yung Gud and also Yung Sherman in the Stockholm. This band was later renamed to Sad Boys‘. Later on, it was when they began to make music and used to upload it to SoundCloud profile of the Lean. In the year 2013, Yung Lean got to release a mixtape that was titled ‘Frost God’ in the year 2016. In the year 2013, that was when he released EP that was titled ‘Lavender EP.’
He launched his debut studio album that was known as ‘Unknown Memory’ in 2014. The album that followed was ‘Warlord’ was released in 2016. The latest studio album was released in 2017. Also, he has released an album that had the title ‘New Era’ among many more. In addition to all this, he has created very many singles that have helped to increase his name in the music industry.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Yung Lean is estimated to be over $3.5 million. The fortune has been generated by releasing various albums and singles that have done very in the music industry. He is among the youngest rappers in Sweden, and his success happened after the release of EP ‘Unknown Death 2002,’ and this was part of the wealth.
Yung Lean has been considered to be among the most famous rappers in World. He has released numerous albums under the different names and is a songwriter and rose to the prominence after the music video ‘Ginseng Strip 2002’. This video went so viral on YouTube and was an instant success.