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Lil Wayne Net Worth


Lil Wayne is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, rapper, and occasional actor.

He belongs to New Orleans, Louisiana. His net worth is estimated to be around $170 million, as of 2023.

His real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. He is considered as the most influential hip-hop artist of his age.

In December 2009, he released his first compilation titled “We Are Young Money”. It included artists like Tyga, Nicki Minaj, and Drake.

In 2009, Lil became popular with the release of his album entitled “The Carter III”.

It led him to win a Grammy Award. In the first week, it sold more than 1 million copies in the USA. He has also founded his own record company titled “Young Money Entertainment”.

Lil Wayne has also been ranked on Forbes’ “69th highest-earning among 100 celebrities” list.

NET WORTH$170 Million
Full nameDwyane Michael Carter
Date of BirthSeptember 27, 1982
Place of BirthNew Orleans, Louisiana
ParentsDwayne Michael Turner & Jacinda Carter
SiblingsUnder Review
SpouseAntonia Toya Carter
ProfessionRapper & Songwriter
Weight65 Kg

Early Life and Biography

Dwyane Michael Carter was born on September 27, 1982, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

He was grown up by his mother Jacinda Carter. At the age of 2 years, his parents got divorced. The name of his father is Dwayne Michael Turner.

As per the information, his father was very much abusive. Lil Wayne also believes that his stepfather Reginald “Rabbit” McDonald is his real father. Unfortunately, his stepfather was murdered.


Wayne studied at Lafayette Elementary School, in Colorado. When he was young, he was very brilliant in his studies.

At the same time, he began freestyling at local block parties.

Lil Wayne Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Lil Wayne is 39 years old now. He is 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 65 kg.

The color of his eyes is brown while of his hair is light brown. No further information is available about his body measurements.


At the age of 8 years, Lil started rapping. He got the attention of Bryan “Baby” and entrepreneur Ronald “Slim” Williams.

They appointed him to their new label titled Cash Money Records. Just at the age of 11 years, Lil released his debut album titled True Story.

Lil Wayne worked as a part of the group named Hot Boys. It was a New Orleans-based group of rappers.

He released two albums called “Get It How U Live!” in 1997, and “Guerrilla Warfare” in 1999.

Solo Career

At the age of 16 years, Lil released a solo album called “Tha Black Is Hot” in 1999.

After that, he released two other albums Lights Out and 500 Degreez. In 2004, Lil released the album named “Tha Carter”.

It included the hit single, Go DJ. Through this album, Wayne earned recognition by selling more than 807,000 copies in the US alone.

Also, the song “Go DJ” reached #5 on the R&B hip-hop chart.

Another album titled “Tha Carter II” included hit tracks like “Fireman” and “Hustler Musik”.

He founded his own label called “Young Money Entertainment”. “Like Father, Like Son” was the collaborative effort of Lil Wayne and Birdman.

Career Breakthrough

In 2003, Lil Wayne released the album “Tha Carter II” which featured the hit tracks like Lollipop, Got Money, Mr. Carter, Mrs. Officer, and the song “A Milli”. It sold over 2.8 million copies in 2008.

In 2009, Lil released “We Are Young Money” including Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Tyga.

It included the hit singles like BedRock and Every Girl. The eighth studio album, “I Am Not a Human Being” was released in mid-2010.

The fourth installment of the “Tha Carter” series came out in the summer of 2011.

It had 300,000 songs in doe span of a week. In 2013, he released his solo album called “I Am Not a Human being II” which reached #2 on the Billboard 200.

Some other albums include Free Weezy Album (2015), Tha Carter V (2018), and Funeral (2020). Moreover, the five extended plays, three Compilation Albums, and twenty-nine Mixtapes have also been released.

TV and Movies Career

Till now, Lil has appeared in various movies including “Iceberg Shorty in ‘Baller Blockin’ (2002)”, “Who’s Your Caddy? (2007)”, and Lamont in the Sports film “Hurricane Season” (2009).

He also voiced the character of Trap Jesus in “Freaknik: The Movie” in 2020.

Besides all this, Lil has also made appearances on MTV Cribs, The L-Bow Room, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, as a guest star in Saturday.

Night Live, Wild’N Out, The Boondocks, Late Show with David Letterman, America’s Best Dance Crew, and Growing Up Hip-Hop: Atlanta.

Awards and Achievements

  • 8 NAACP Image Aw3ards
  • 4 Billboard Music Awards
  • 11 BET Awards
  • 2 MTV Video Music Awards
  • 5 Grammy Awards


33 BET Awards, 24 Grammys, 8 American Music Awards, 9 Billboard Music Awards, 33 BET Awards, and 13 MTV Video Music Awards

How much is Lil Wayne net worth?

Lil Wayne net worth is estimated to be around $170 million, as of 2023.

The major source of his income is coming from record sales, live concerts, tours, and hit singles. Different albums, mixtapes, and compilation projects earned him over $21 million. He is earning $600,000 from each concert.

Net Worth in 2022$170 Million
Net Worth in 2021$160 Million
Net Worth in 2020$150 Million
Net Worth in 2019$140 Million
Net Worth in 2018$130 Million
Net Worth in 2017$120 Million

For the tour of “Tha Carter III”, he earned around $42 million.

His popularity is due to the production of Drake’s TV documentary show titled Better Than Good, in 2010. His album titled “Tha Black Is Hot” sold over 1.4 million copies.

He has made around $21 million in sales of his 13 studio albums and 27 compilation albums, EPs, and Mixtapes. On his YouTube channel, he has over 11 million subscribers.

After signing with Nicki Minaj and Drake, he produced 10 number-one records. He made $500,000 from a record label titled “Young Money Entertainment”.

Personal Life

Lil Wayne married Antonia Toya Carter in 2004. The name of his first child is Reginae.

The name of his second child is Dwayne III who was born on October 22, 2008, to radio broadcaster Sarah Vivan.

NameDwayne Michael Carter Jr.
Net Worth (2023)$170 Million
ProfessionRapper, singer, Songwriter
Monthly Income And Salary$1 Million +
Yearly Income And Salary$12 Million +
Last Updated2023

Cameron was his third child who was born on September 9, 2009, to actress Lauren London.

Neal is the name of his fourth child who was born on November 30, 2009, to the singer Nivea. Lil had an affair with Christina Milan. In 2015, they both got separated.

In 2020, Lil dated Denise Bidot. They broke up by the end of 2020. It was due to the endorsement of Donald Trump by Wayne. In 2018, Lil also committed to the model La’Tecia Thomas.

Legal Issues

Just after the release of “Rebirth” in March 2010, Lil was sentenced to a year at Rikers.

It happened because of his past charges of marijuana and illegal firearm possession.

Car Collection

  • McLaren 720S ($420,000)
  • Buggatti Veyron ($1.8 Million)
  • Aston Martin V12 Vanquish ($1 Million)
  • Mercedes Benz SLS AMG ($190,000)
  • Cadilac CTS ($90,000)
  • Bentley Mulsanne ($285,000)
  • Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe ($445,000)
  • Campagna T-Rex ($75,000)
  • Mercedes SLS AMG ($230,000
  • Mercedes Maybach 62 Landaulet ($430,000)


Lil Wayne had a massive mansion in the posh area of Hidden Hills. He purchased it for $15.4 million.

It is the property to multiple famous stars like The Weekend, Drake, Lori Loughlin, Dwyane Wade, and Jeffree Star. It is a 10,000 square feet mansion was built in 2009 by a local developer.

His house features both a farmhouse-style mansion and a guesthouse. It has also other features like a wine cellar.

gym, theatre room, and massive master bedroom. There is a massive backyard, a basketball court, an infinity-edge pool, an outdoor kitchen, and various outdoor dining spaces.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

How much is Lil Wayne net worth?

Lil Wayne net worth is around $170 million, as of 2023.

How much is Lil Wayne annual income?

Under Review

Who are Lil Wayne parents?

Dwayne Michael Turner and Jacida Carter.

How tall is Lil Wayne?


Who is Lil Wayne wife?

Antonia Toya Carter

Who are Lil Wayne children?

Reginae, Dwayne III, Cameron, and Neal


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