- Name: Silento
- Age: 20 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”, “Young Love”, “Talk To Me” and “Like It Like It” with Marcus & Martinus. He was named ‘Top New Artist’ at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. 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 1.5 billion views. Silento won the 2015 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.
The 2016 single “Spotlight” by Silento and Punch won the Global Collaboration Award at the 26th Seoul Music Awards. Another collaboration “Like It Like It” alongside Marcus & Martinus was released in May 2017. It peaked at #16 and #48 on the Norwegian and swedish Singles Charts respectively. Silento’s latest track “Talk To Me” dropped in June 2018. It was taken from his upcoming album, Fresh Outta High School. The accompanying music video for ‘Talk To Me’ was directed by David Sule.
Silento is 5ft 6in tall and he’s of African-American descent. His net worth is estimated at $1 million. He 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: 20 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: 2014-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $1 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive