Who would have thought that someone who was expelled from every school would become a millionaire, that too, at the young age of 17?! Well, Lil Pump is an extraordinary example of such an unusual achievement.
Lil Pump or Gazzy Garcia is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer. His most famous song, “Gucci Gang,” was ranked 3rd amongst the “Billboard Hot 100” songs. The “Gucci Gang” craze was of such magnitude that it also became his first song for which the Music Recording Certification provided him with a Silver certificate. Want to know how he became an internet sensation overnight? Or how he became a millionaire in just two years? Keep reading to find out more about Lil Pump, his net worth in 2018 and how he went from being an outcast to a singing prodigy.
Biography & Wiki
Lil Pump was born on 17 August 2000, in Miami city of Florida, United States. The rapper was taken with a rebellious streak and was in fact expelled from many schools in his early years for violating rules and disciplines. At last, he was sent to an opportunity school, an alternative to regular schools. However, the change of school didn’t affect his defiant nature, and he eventually got suspended in the 10th grade for fighting and encouraging riots.
Almost destined for a dark future, Lil Pump got the opportunity to resurrect himself in 2013, when one of his cousins introduced him to an American rapper named Smokepurpp. It was then that he decided to ditch his unruly lifestyle and joined hands with Smokepurpp to build a career in the music industry.
Lil Pump is a white American by ethnicity and has American nationality. However, he has Cuban roots on his father’s side and Mexican on his mother’s side. Lil, at present, is too young to be married. Although, according to various pictures viral on social media, Lil is said to be in a relationship with an American rapper and social media personality named Bhad Bhabhie. However, the couple has not officially confessed their involvement.
Lil Pump’s professional career took off as a rapper in 2016 when he released his first album titled “Lil Pump.” The album was produced by his friend and fellow rapper, Smokepurpp and was aired on the music broadcasting website, SoundCloud. After the success of this album, he released four singles consecutively titled “Drum$tick,” “Gang Shit,” “Ignorant” and “Elementary”. Each of these singles was streamed over 3 million times.
With the humongous success of these tracks, he became so famous that within years he gained recognition among the hip-hop music celebrities of South Florida. At the beginning of 2017, he released two singles titled “D Rose” and “Boss” on SoundCloud. Both the tracks were super hits and collectively got over 70 million streams. Among the two, the track “D Rose” became so famous that on 30 January 2017, a Chicago based film director released its music video on YouTube. The video has crossed over 137 million views on YouTube to date.
On 8 November 2017, he released his song titled “Gucci Gang” which ranked 3rd in the Billboard Top 100″ list and is considered to be the most famous song of Lil till date. On 18 January 2018, he released his song titled “I Shyne” which was produced by the music producer Carnage. On 13 April 2008, he aired the song “Esskeetit” which occupied the 24th position in the Billboard Hot 100 list of the week. Since Lil is too young and started his career just two years before, there’s no official award to his name yet.
Salary, Net Worth & Earnings
The estimated net worth of Lil Pump to date is $10 million. Lil Pump Reportedly Signs $8 Million Record Deal With Warner Bros in March, 2018 that added a big chunk to his net worth. All that $8 million was advance, After that, he will receive $9,000 in the first year, $12,000 the following year, and $15,000 for the third through seventh contract years. His primary source of income is the music he creates. However, he also earns through his live performances and his official YouTube channel named after him, which has more than 7.1 million subscribers.
We have moved into an era which likes experimenting and welcoming new genres of music. Lil Pump, the latest internet sensation, is not even an adult and is already putting up God-level SoundCloud number earning a massive amount of streams within seconds! Let’s know more about this rapper.
• In 2016, within one year of initializing his professional career, Lil performed at the Rolling Loud Festival.
• In January 2018, his contract with an American record label called “Warner Bros. Records” was canceled just because he was Minor at that time.
• After the contract dropping incident, he was being offered more than $12 million by other record companies, but he rejoined the “Warner Bros. Records” just for $8 million
• On 15 February 2018, Lil was booked under an arms act case.
• Officially, Lil is neither married nor in any relationship yet.
Lil Pump is a person who is known to overturn his fortune within nights. The student who was suspended from every school has been able to make a net worth fortune of $5 million and that too within two years of his singing career. The way he has gained his recognition in the music industry without any sugar daddies is commendable.