- Name: Lil Wayne
- Age: 34 years old
- Height: 5ft 5in (165 cm)
- Occupation: Rapper
- Net Worth: US $150 Million
- Status: Alive
Lil Wayne is a Grammy Award winning American rapper, singer and songwriter. He’s sold upwards of 100 million records which makes him one of the best-selling artist of all time. Wayne was born Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. on September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His biological parents Jacida Carter and Dwayne Michael Turner separated when he was a toddler. He grew up in Hollygrove before moving to East New Orleans. Wayne attended Eleanor McMain Secondary School followed by Marion Abramson Senior High School. He also studied at the University of Houston, and at the University of Phoenix.
Wayne started rapping at the age of 8. He recorded his first collaboration, True Story, for Cash Money Records in 1993. He joined the hip-hop group, Hot Boys, in 1996. Other members include B.G., Juvenile and Turk. Hot Boys released their debut album, Get It How U Live!, in 1997. Their second album, Guerrilla Warfare, dropped in 1999. It peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200 and featured the singles “We on Fire”, and “I Need a Hot Girl”. A third album dubbed ‘Let ‘Em Burn’ was released in 2003.
Wayne has released 11 studio albums as a solo artist. His solo debut, The Block Is Hot (1999), reached #3 on the Billboard charts. It was later certified platinum by the RIAA. Wayne released the first installment of his ‘Tha Carter’ album series in summer of 2004. His most successful album, Tha Carter III, was released in 2008 and sold over a million copies in the opening week. The album went on to win four Grammy Awards including best rap album. Wayne launched his own record label, Young Money Entertainment, in 2005. Past and present acts include Nicki Minaj, Drake, Tyga, Omarion and DJ Khaled.
Lil Wayne is 5ft 5in tall and has a net worth of $150 million. He was married to reality star ‘Antonia Wright’ from February 2004 to January 2006. They had a daughter named Reginae. Lil Wayne has three sons: Dwayne III with radio broadcaster Sarah Vivian, Cameron Carter with actress Lauren London, and Neal with singer Nivea. He dated R&B singer Christina Milian from 2014 to 2015.
Lil Wayne Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.
- Birthday: September 27, 1982
- How Old : Age: 34 years old
- Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 5in (165 cm)
- Occupation: Rapper, Songwriter
- Years Active: 1996–present
- Net Worth 2017: US $150 Million
- Marriage(s): Antonia Johnson Wright
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: youngmoney.com