Lil Baby Net Worth & Profile
|Lil Baby Net Worth||$5.5 million US dollars as of 2021|
|Name||Dominique Armani Jones|
|Also known as||Lil Baby|
|Age||December 3, 1994 (26 years)|
|State of Origin||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Source of Wealth||Music, Youtube, Endorsement|
Lil Baby Net worth & Biography
Dominique Armani Jones, popularly known as Lil Baby, is an American rapper. He was born (December 3, 1994) in Atlanta, Georgia in the Oakland City neighborhood. He was two years old when his father left the family, leaving his single mother to raise him and his two sisters. While he was not struggling academically, Lil baby would repeatedly get in trouble, resulting in him dropping out of Booker T. Washington High School in the ninth grade.
Lil baby was charged for possession with intent to sell among other charges in early 2012. His original lawyer urged him to take a two-year plea deal, but Lil baby refused, and acquired a new lawyer. This new lawyer placed Jones in a special program that would only hold him for a year. He got into an altercation with a white prisoner over racial comments, while in this program. After, Lil baby’ sentencing was replaced with the original 2-year deal. He had a charge of possession of marijuana for less than an ounce later in 2013. In 2014, he was arrested again and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell among other things. After being incarcerated for two years, he began his rap career with 4PF (4 Pockets Full) and Quality Control Music.
Lil baby has a son, Jason, from a previous relationship with former girlfriend, Ayesha. Sometime in 2016, Lil baby started dating model and entrepreneur Jayda Cheaves. She appeared in the music video for his song “Close Friends”. On February 18, 2019, Jayda gave birth to their son, Loyal.
Lil baby visited the White House with the family of George Floyd marking one year since Floyd’s murder in May 2021. Jones also met with Vice President Kamala Harris.
On July 7, 2021, Lil baby was arrested on a drug charge by police in Paris, France after going to Paris Fashion Week alongside names like Kanye West and James Harden (who was stopped by the police). They were soon released. Lil baby’s networth is estimated to be about $5.5 million USD.
Lil Baby’s Career
Lil Baby’s debut studio album Harder Than Ever (2018) was certified RIAA Platinum and included the song “Yes Indeed” (with Drake), which peaked at six on the Billboard Hot 100. He went on to release two more mixtapes in 2018, Drip Harder and Street Gossip, the former containing his most popular song “Drip Too Hard”, which peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100, and the latter peaking at number two on the US Billboard 200. Lil Baby’s second studio album, My Turn (2020), peaked at number one on the Billboard 200 and is certified three times platinum by the RIAA. The song “We Paid” (with 42 Dugg) charted at number ten on the Hot 100. In June 2020, he released the single “The Bigger Picture”, which peaked at number three on the Hot 100, becoming the highest-charting song as a lead artist of his career. In 2021, Lil Baby and Chicago rapper Lil Durk released the collaborative album The Voice of the Heroes, which became his second number one project on the Billboard 200.
Throughout his career, Lil Baby has been nominated for three Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, and seven BET Awards. He was crowned as the biggest all-genre ‘Artist of the Year’ at the Apple Music Awards 2020.