|Real Name/Full Name||DeAndre Cortez Way|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Soulja Boy|
|Birth Place:||Chicago Illinois|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||July 28, 1990|
|Age/How Old:||33 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 67 Kg
In Pounds – 148 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Tracy Way
Mother – Lisa Way
|School:||South Panola High School|
|Profession:||Rapper, Actor, Record Producer, entrepreneur|
|Net Worth:||$35 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
One thing that is so interesting about DeAndre Cortez Way’s music is his dance moves. Trust me, the boy has moves. Any new dance moves the boy has spreads faster than wildfire. He has something special in him. DeAndre Cortez Way who is professionally known as Soulja Boy is an American rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur.
Well, how well do you know about Soulja Boy? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Soulja Boy’s net worth in 2023, 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 Soulja Boy to date.
Biography and Early Life
DeAndre Cortez Way was born in the month of July on 28th in 1990 in Chicago Illinois. He is professionally known as Soulja Boy. He has been moving quite a lot as a result of his parent’s separation. When he was six, he together with his mother and brother moved to Atlanta. They faced a very tough life because they were not financially stable.
Soulja Boy was a clean A student but his love for music was much stronger than anything. In fact, things got to a point that music affected his grades, and Young Kwon, a rapper, introduced him to music. He first taught him how to make beats and helped him record his first song. Regardless of his financial difficulties, he kept working hard and when he got to the eighth grade in South Panola High School, his father moved him to Mississippi.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Soulja Boy in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Soulja Boy’s age is 33 years old as of today’s date 2nd October 2023 having been born on 28 July 1990. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 148 lbs in Pound and 67 kg in Kilograms.
Soulja Boy attended South Panola High School. By then, he had already developed his interest in music. Being in High School helped him a lot since he decided to focus on extra curriculum activities. This in turn helped him build his stage confidence, and that is how he ended up having an acting career.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Soulja Boy is not married yet and has no kids. So, there isn’t much to talk about in his personal life. He has however been in a number of relationships which don’t seem to last long enough. In 2007 and 2008, he dated Lil Mama, a singer. When they broke up, he dated actress Megan Good in 2008 and 2009. They eventually broke up and in 2010 September, he started dating Diamond, a rapper. They dated until August 2013. He then dated Karrine Steffans an author and famous vixen in June 2014 but they broke up in September the same year.
Is Soulja Boy Gay?
Soulja Boy is straight. Apart from Brittish Williams, he as dated several other girls, and in all these years, he has not shown interest in any man. That shows that he is not gay.
Soulja boy’s career officially began in Mississippi when he was still very young, about 14 years old. While there, his father provided him with a recording studio and that’s how young Soulja boy found the various connections to pursue music as a career seriously. At first, he had been thinking that he had left his career behind. On the contrary however, he got better conditions in Mississippi to push forward. Technology enabled him to record more songs and videos.
In 2004, he successfully promoted his music online which led him to establish his stacks on Deck entertainment label. He later on moved back to Atlanta where he started doing live performances. In 2007, Soulja boy was number one on the billboards in the USA after releasing his debut single, ‘Crank That.’ Soulja boy’s career has been a success over the years. He has many albums and singles. Recently, on the 1st of February 2021, he released the mixtape ‘Soulja World’ featuring Lil B. he has done so well in music and still has a lot ahead of him.
Soulja boy has been nominated for many awards and has won some. Among his nominations are; A Grammy in 2008 for best rap song, Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in 2007 for Favorite Male Singer and a Teen Choice Awards 2009 for Rap Artist. In 2007, he was nominated for BET Award Best Hip-Hop Dance and won. That same year he was nominated for the Ozone Awards for Patiently Waiting: Mississippi and won. In 2019, he won Social Verified Award under the BET award.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Soulja Boy in 2023
As of 2023, Soulja Boy’s Net worth stands at $35 million. This he has earned from his musical career and his design business. He also earns from his Instagram posts. He’s also a producer, which he learnt when he was just a kid.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Some of Soulja boy’s music has been banned from some school dances for sexual and violent content.
Soulja Boy is an International Star in the making. I believed he has been that all along. The situation he was in earlier did not prevent him from following his dream. I just wish every other kid out there could have the same spirit. The world would be overflowing with incredible content.