- Name: Soulja Boy
- Age: 26 years old
- Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
- Occupation: Rapper
- Net Worth: US $25 Million
- Status: Alive
Soulja Boy is an American rapper, music producer and founder of Stacks on Deck Entertainment. His discography consists of 3 studio albums, 35+ mixtapes and several music videos. He’s a main cast on the VH1 reality series Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood. Soulja Boy was born DeAndre Cortez Way on July 28, 1990 in Chicago, Illinois. His parents are Lisa and Tracy Way. His younger brother ‘Deion Jenkins’ was killed in a car accident in March 2011. Soulja Boy moved to Batesville, Mississippi as a teenager. He attended South Panola High School.
Soulja Boy began his music career at age 14. He created the record label Stacks on Deck Entertainment in 2004. He was signed to Interscope Records and Collipark Music the following year. Soulja Boy’s debut studio album ‘Souljaboytellem.com’ was released in October 2007. It peaked at #4 on the Billboard 200 and was later certified platinum by the RIAA. The album was led by the singles “Crank That”, “Soulja Girl” and “Yahh!”. Crank That won a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Song in 2008.
Soulja Boy’s second album ‘iSouljaBoyTellem (2008)’ featured artists like Gucci Mane, Shawty Lo, Yo Gotti and Sean Kingston. His third album ‘The DeAndre Way’ was released in 2010 and featured the single “Pretty Boy Swag”. He’s working on a fourth album titled ‘Blessed’.
Soulja Boy made his television debut in 2007 on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. He’s since made guest appearance on programs like Live with Regis, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Soulja Boy stars as himself on the VH1 reality series, Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood (2014). The show also stars Teairra Mari, Ray J and Lil’ Fizz. Soulja Boy held a supporting role as “Rudy” in the action-thriller ‘Officer Down (2013)’ starring Stephen Dorff.
Soulja Boy is 5ft 9in tall and has a net worth of $25 million. He was named one of the Hip-Hop Cash Kings by Forbes for 2010. In 2016, Soulja Boy landed a lucrative deal with World Poker Fund Holdings. The deal includes cash, stock and revenue sharing.
Soulja Boy Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: DeAndre Cortez Way
- Birthday: July 28, 1990
- How Old : Age: 26 years old
- Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
- Occupation: Rapper, Record Producer
- Years Active: 2004-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $25 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive