- Name: Silento
- Age: 19 years old
- Height: 5ft 6in (168 cm)
- Occupation: Rapper
- Net Worth: US $1 Million
- Status: Alive
Silento is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He rose to stardom with the 2015 hit single “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)”. His other songs include “Get Em” and “Young Love”. Silento was born Ricky Lamar Hawk on January 22, 1998 in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended Redan High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia.
Silento’s debut single “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” was released on YouTube in January 2015. The song’s popularity landed him a contract with Capitol Records three months later. The track was released commercially by Capitol on May 5, 2015. It peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at #2 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. It was certified 6x Platinum in the U.S. and 2x Platinum in Australia and Canada. The official music video was released on June 25, 2016 and has since racked up over 1.2 billion views. Silento won a Soul Train Music Award for best dance performance. He also picked up nominations for a Teen Choice Award and a MTV Video Music Award.
Silento performed during the 2015 BET Awards alongside Migos and the cast of Black-ish. He’s also performed on television programs like Good Morning America, Live! with Kelly and the Ellen DeGeneres Show. He was featured on the television movie Dick Clark’s New Years Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017 (2016). Silento released the single “Get Em” in 2016 followed by “Young Love” in 2017. He was featured on the song “Volcano” from The Vamps’ second studio album, Wake Up (2015). He collaborated with Sophia Grace on the single “Girl in the Mirror” in 2016.
Silento is 5ft 6in tall and he’s of African-American descent. His net worth is estimated at $1 million. The earns money from music sales, concerts and YouTube revenue.
Silento Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Ricky Lamar Hawk
- Birthday: January 22, 1998
- How Old : Age: 19 years old
- Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 6in (168 cm)
- Occupation: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter
- Years Active: 2015-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $1 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive