|Real Name/Full Name||Jeffrey Lamar Williams|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Young Thug|
|Birth Place:||Sylvan Hills, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||16 August 1991|
|Age/How Old:||29 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 191 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 76 Kg
In Pounds – 167.5 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
|School:||Booker T. Washington High School, South Atlanta High School|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Kids/Children Name:||3 sons
|Profession:||Rapper, Singer, Song Writer|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Young Thug is a world-renowned rapper, singer, and songwriter. Considered to be one of the most influential rappers of all time, Thug’s music has grabbed everyone’s attention in a very short period. He first appeared alongside Birdman and Gucci Mane and after that he sore to great heights. He received worldwide recognition through his music.
Well, how well do you know about Young Thug? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Young Thug’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 Young Thug to date.
Biography and Early Life
Born as Jeffrey Lamar Williams on 16 August 1991, in Atlanta, Young Thug was the second youngest among eleven children, although he only shared his father with his younger sister. Not much is known about his early life, but he has been recorded saying that he had been expelled in the sixth grade for breaking a teacher’s arm has spent four years in the juvenile jail.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Young Thug in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Young Thug’s age is 29 years old as of today’s date 10th May 2021 having been born on 16 August 1991. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 167.5 lbs in Pound and 76kg in Kilograms.
He has been recorded saying that he had been expelled in the sixth grade for breaking a teacher’s arm and has spent four years in the juvenile jail. He then attended Booker T. Washington High School and South Atlanta High School. He is one of those numerous celebrities who never attended college.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Currently, he is engaged to a beautiful woman named Jerrika Karlae whose mother manages the Young Dolph. He has 6 children with four different women. In September 2016, he bought his first house in Buckland, Atlanta which is a pretty luxurious 6 bedroom, 11 bathroom, a full bar, a theatre room, a 4 car garaged 11,000 sq feet plot.
Legal dramas and Young Thug seem to go hand in hand. When he first entered the world of fame, he decided to dedicate his first album to Lil Wayne. But unfortunately, Lil Wayne did not appreciate this gesture and they had to settle it in court. He has had many such run-ins with the police.
He has been accused of battery for slapping a woman who was arguing with his fiance, he has been arrested for gun and drug charges, and even charged with felony cocaine possession, felony marijuana possession, and 3 counts of felony gun possessions. He was also sued for delayed house payments by Heritage Select Homes.
In 2015, Thug was accused of being involved in the firing of Lil Wayne’s tour bus by the Bloods street gang. Another lawsuit was filed against him for not appearing in a concert and another for failing to appear in a concert in 2016 and 2017.
In 2017, he donated all his proceeds of a concert to Planned Parenthood.
Is Young Thug Gay?
In terms of sexual orientation, it is safe to say out loud that Young Thug is as straight as a stick. His engagement with Jerrika Karlae is proof of this. Apart from that, his six children with four other women pretty much speak for itself. Needless to say, Young Thug is not gay.
From 2010’s ‘She Can Go’, Young Thug began his musical career where he debuted as a guest for TruRoyal. After catching the eye of Gucci Mane, he signed a contract with him and released his fourth mixtape which was well-received by both audience and critics for its original style and was also named as the best mixtape of 2013 by FACT. His album 1017 Thug was named as one of the 100 best albums of the 2010s where it bagged the 96th rank.
Thug rose to fame in 2014 after working with Kanye in several songs. He then worked with many others like Rich Homie Quan, Chief Keef, and Bloody Jay. In the same year in June, he was signed by 300 Entertainment.
In 2015, his planned debut album leaked which forced him to release it early. After that, he had his little feud with Lil Wayne where he told his fans not to listen to Young Thug.
In 2016, Calvin Klein approached Thug to feature him in their Fall 2016 fashion campaign, and in July, he announced his self titled mixtape when he announced that he would change his name back to Jeffrey for a week. He also announced his record label imprint- YSL records.
In 2018, he rebranded himself as ’SEX’.
For his original style and impeccable songs, he has been nominated for many prestigious awards and has also won quite a few. IN 2015, he won the MTV Video Music Awards for Video of the year, UK Music Awards for Best editing in a video, and best urban video for ‘Wyclef Jean’. For his collaboration with Camilla Cabello in ‘Havana’, he won American Music Awards for Collaboration of the Year, Video of The Year, and Favourite Pop/Rock Song. He even won the Grammy once for ‘This Is America’ in 2018 and was nominated for the award in 2020 for ‘The London’.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Young Thug in 2021
Owing to his career in the music industry, his super hit songs, and his fame, Young Thug’s net worth in the current year is almost $10 million as of 2021. His major source of income is his songs where his unique style of music and rapping and his impeccable sense of fashion have been widely received and well appreciated.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Young Thug never writes down the lyrics of his songs, instead, he draws shapes and designs and from them, he deducts the words.
- He has slapped a woman outside a nightclub due to which he was arrested for battery.
- His feud with Lil Wayne led him to ask his audience at a concert not to listen to Young Thug.
- In 6th grade, he broke the arm of a teacher for which he had to serve four years in the juvenile prison.
Being considered as one of the most influential rappers of the generation is no small feat and at the young age of 29, Young Thug gained this title. This Atlantis-based American rapper has had his run-ins with the law but in spite of that, he still managed to become a well-renowned celebrity of all times. He became a father at 17 and now is the father of 6 children with four different women. Currently, he is engaged to Jerrika Karlae.