Lil Wayne BioReal Name:
Dwaine Michael CarterShortname :
Rapper, Entrepreneur, Singer, Songwriter
Date of Birth :
September 27, 1982Age (as in 2019) :
37 Years Birthplace :
New Orleans, La Zodiac sign :
New Orleans, La School :
Dwaine Attended Marion Abramson Senior High SchoolEthnicity :
Rapping, Singing, Dancing
Physical Stats & MoreHeight (approx.) :
165 cm (in centimeters), 1.65 m, 5’ 5” (in feet inches)Weight (approx.):
60 kg, 134 lbs(in pounds)Body Measurements (approx.):
Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 30 inches - Biceps: 14 inchesEye Colour:
Lil Wayne Wiki
Lil Wayne real name Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. is an American rapper. He is 36 years old and started acclaiming fame since a young age of eleven. He is one of the top selling artists in hip-hop. He is a Grammy award winning artist well known for his music. His most successful album sold more than one million copies which is ‘Tha Carter III’. His own record label is ‘Young Money Entertainment’.
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. was born on September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S to his parents, who got divorced early during his childhood. He grew up in Holly grove in poor living conditions. He is considered to very much attach to his step dad, whose name is ‘Rabbit’, he was shot dead; Wayne tattooed his name on his body. Because of his hatred towards his biological father, he dropped the letter ‘D’ from his name and just kept it ‘Wayne’ instead of ‘Dwayne’. Wayne went to ‘Eleanor McMain Secondary School’ and ‘Marion Abramson Senor High School’ but soon dropped out to start his career in music. Wayne started writing rap songs at an early age of eight; he also met singer rapper Bryan Williams known by his stage name Birdman and Baby. He became Wayne’s mentor and the two started sharing father son relation. He joined the American teenage hip-hop duo ‘The B.G.'z’ and along with rapper Lil' Doogie came up with the group’s debut album ‘True Story’ on July 29, 1995, by ‘Cash Money Records’, which also marked his debut collaboration album.
Lil Wayne started his professional work in year 1996, he became part of hip hop group ‘Hot Boys’ in 1996. Lil Wayne for noticed in year 1999, when the album named ‘Guerilla Warfare’ was released by the group, it went on top on various chartbusters. Wayne released his solo album ‘The black is hot’ in November 1999. His next two albums ‘Lights Out’ (2000) and ‘500 Degreez’ (2002) although earned gold certification from RIAA failed to catch up with the success of ‘Tha Block Is Hot’. Lil Wayne’s fourth album was released in June 2004, debuted at no.5 position on billboard 200. His fifth studio album Carter II on December 6, 2005, it stayed on number 2 position on billboard 200. The Carter III album helped Lil Dwayne won Grammy award for ‘Best Rap album’. Other notable albums of Wayne include ‘Rebirth’ (2010), ‘Tha Carter IV’ (2011), and ‘Free Weezy Album’ (2015) among others. Over the years he has collaborated with several artists and featured in numerous singles of other singers.
Lil Wayne has been married once in his life, but he has been romantically associated with many all his life. He married his high school sweetheart Antonia in year 2004; they stayed together till 2006, and has a daughter from her named Reginae.
Lil Wayne has been 3 more children from his romantic relationships. He has a son named ‘Dwayne III’ from Sarah Vivan, a son named ‘Cameron’ from actress Lauren London and a son named ‘Neal’ from singer ‘Nivea’.
In 2010, Lil Wayne was arrested and sentenced an year in jail for his illegal possession of weapon and marijuana. He was released after 8 months of stay in jail.
Lil Wayne’s net worth is estimated to be $120 million according to various media reports.