|Real Name/Full Name||Brian Christopher Williams|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Birdman|
|Birth Place:||Louisiana, USA|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||15 February 1969|
|Age/How Old:||52 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 84 Kg
In Pounds – 185 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Johnnie Williams
Mother – Gladys Brooks
|Siblings:||Ronald “Slim” Williams and Tamara Williams|
|School:||Iola High School|
|Kids/Children Name:||Brian Williams Jr. and Bria Williams|
|Profession:||Rapper, record executive, and entrepreneur|
|Net Worth:||$110 Million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Birdman is an American entrepreneur, rapper, and record executive. He is the co-founder and the public face of Cash Money Records which was founded in 1992 by his older brother, Ronald “Slim” Williams. He has released a total of four studio albums so far and was also a part of the hip-hop duo, Big Tymers, along with Mannie Fresh.
Apart from performing with the Big Tymers and performing as a solo artist, he is also known for releasing a number of songs and an album with Lil Wayne. Birdman discovered Lil Wayne when he was a young guy and took him under his wing. He also founded a hip-hop supergroup called Rich Gang which improved the careers of artists like Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan.
Well, how well do you know about Birdman? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Birdman’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Birdman to date.
Biography and Early Life
Birdman was born as Bryan Christopher Brooks on the 15th of February 1969 at Charity Hospital in New Orleans. His parents were Johnnie Williams and Gladys Brooks. He took his mother’s surname because his father did not sign his birth certificate. When he was five years, his mother fell ill and passed away in 1975. Together with his siblings; Kim, Ronald and Ray, they moved to Prince George, British Columbia in Canada where they lived with their uncle for two years.
They were put into foster care and when their father found out about his, a long legal battle took place that eventually ended with Johnnie Williams getting full custody of the children. They moved in with him in Magnolia Projects in Central City, New Orleans where he developed a relationship with Eldrick Wise, his step brother.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Birdman in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Birdman’s age is 52 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2021 having been born on 15 February 1969. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 185 lbs in Pound and 84kg in Kilograms.
Birdman did not study that much become he was homeless for some time and lost his parents at a young age.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Birdman comes from a very big family. He has ten brothers and twelve sisters, including Ronald “Slim” Williams and Tamara Williams. Unfortunately, he lost two of his closest siblings; Eldrick Wise in an unsolved murder and Tamara Williams in a road accident. He has two children; Brian Williams Jr. and Bria Williams. In 2020, he became engaged to Toni Braxton.
He has also had few legal issues. In November 2007, Birdman was arrested for possession of marijuana. In October 2009, Cash Money Records and other music distribution outlets were sued by Thomas Marasciullo for copyright infringement.
Is Birdman Gay?
No, he is not gay.
Birdman started the label with brother after they took note of the rising popularity of hip hop. Their first signing was a rapper named Kilo G who released the label’s first project. The label struggled a lot after most of the artists left due to financial reasons. Eventually, the label was able to succeed when they were working with The Hot Boys. After the label’s success in 1998, Birdman and Mannie Fresh formed the Big Tymers which released a platinum-selling album called I Got That Work.
After Juvenile and B.G. left the label, Birdman decided to focus on his solo career and establish himself as the face of the label. His solo debut album, Birdman was quite successful and is what got him to be known as Birdman. After Lil Wayne successful album, Tha Carter, the two become known as the face of the label. Birdman still continues to manage the label and do a few musical appearances here and there.
Birdman is a really successful man with a really successful career. Here are some of the awards he has been able to get during his time:
- BET Awards for Viewer’s Choice in 2007.
- BET Hip Hop Award for People’s Champ in 2007.
- BET Hip Hop Award for Best Collabo, Duo or Group in 2008.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Birdman in ’2021’
Birdman has made most of his money and wealth from the music he has sold as a performer and the profits he made from his record label, Cash Money Records. He has also ventured into other businesses like oil and has developed a clothing line. As of 2021, he has an estimated net worth of $110 Million.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- After Birdman was born, he did not get the first name for about a month and was simply called “Baby”. Up to date, he still retains that nickname.
- In 2015, Birdman had a falling out with Lil Wayne after he claimed that the label was delaying the release of the album, Tha Carter V despite being ready for release.
Birdman’s influence on the music industry has greatly been felt and we will keep feeling the effects for a very long time. He has made many musicians successful and has inspired many aspiring musicians to chase their dreams.