Real Name/Full Name Shante Scott Franklin
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Curren$y
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 4 April 1981
Age/How Old: 43 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 176 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –
Mother –
Siblings: Mr. Marcelo (real name: Jisaidie Hicks)
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Girlfriend: Laiken Joy
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: 1 Son
Profession: Rapper, Songwriter, Entrepreneur, and Record Executive
Net Worth: $4 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Curren$y is a popular American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, and record executive. He is most well-known for his album, “Pilot Talk” which captured the 39th position on the US Billboard 200 charts, and the song, “Bottom of the Bottle” which captured the 97th position on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts. He is equally famous for being the founder of the popular record label, Jet Life Recordings.

Well, how well do you know about Curren$y? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Curren$y’s net worth in 2024, 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 Curren$y to date.

Biography and Early Life

Curren$y, whose real name is Shante Scott Franklin, was born on the 4th of April 1981 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. He was raised by his mother but the identity of his parents isn’t out yet. However, it is known that he has an elder brother named Jisaidie Hicks, who is a popular rapper and is more commonly recognized as Mr. Marcelo.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Curren$y in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Curren$y’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 13th April 2024 having been born on 4 April 1981. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 176cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.


While it isn’t known where he went to high school, it is known that he loved to study. It’s also worth mentioning here that he initially wanted to become a basketball player changed his decision upon seeing how tall many of his classmates were.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Curren$y has a son with his girlfriend, Laiken Joy. Although it isn’t known when he and Laiken started dating, it is known that she is a photographer by profession. Apart from that, there’s no record of his previous relationship(s), if any. Coming to the other aspects of his personal life, he was engaged in a legal battle with Damon Dash from 2012 to 2015. In 2012, he took legal action against Damon for releasing his songs without his consent. In 2015, he won the lawsuit and also received $3 million in the settlement.

Is Curren$y Gay?

Curren$y is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation and is neither gay nor bisexual. He is in a relationship with Laiken Joy with whom he shares a son as well. Apart from that, there’s no record of his previous relationship(s) which proves that he is single and that he is straight.

Professional Career

Curren$y was a member of the hip-hop group, 504 Boyz early on in his career. One of the earliest successes of his career came in 2003, when the group’s song, “Get Back” became a part of the official soundtrack of the popular comedy film, “Malibu’s Most Wanted”.  In 2004, he was featured on five songs in Master P’s 11th studio album, “Good Side, Bad Side”.

In the same year, he signed with Cash Money Records and Lil Wayne’s record label, Young Money Entertainment. He later created Fly Society with skateboarder Terry Kennedy. Fly Society was initially a clothing company but eventually began releasing music as well. Under Young Money Entertainment, he released the mixtapes, “Welcome Back” and “Life at 30,000 Feet”. He left Young Money in 2007 and released the mixtape, “Independence Day”, the following year.

In 2009, he released his debut studio album, “This Ain’t No Mixtape”. The album was successful in the sense that it was named in XXL magazine’s annual “Freshman Class” list. In 2010, he released the album, “Pilot Talk” which captured the 39th position on the US Billboard 200 charts.

In 2014, he released the mixtape, “The Drive In Theatre”. The following year, in 2015, he released his 7th studio album, “Pilot Talk III” through Jet Life Recordings, which he founded back in 2011. In 2016, his song, “Bottom of the Bottle” of the album, “Canal Street Confidential” captured the 97th position on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts.


While Curren$y hasn’t won any awards as of yet, he has been nominated for one. He and Wiz Khalfa were nominated for the 2019 BET Hip-Hop Awards in the category of Best Mixtape for “2009”.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Curren$y in 2024

Curren$y Net Worth
Curren$y Net Worth

As of 2024, Curren$y has garnered a net worth of $4 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as a rapper and his record label, through Jet Life Recordings. He has done some great work in his field to date and this net worth is only going to grow with time.

Curren$y is an awesome rapper and it’s hard to disagree with that. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors and hope he keeps bringing us amazing songs like he always has.


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