|Net Worth:||$7 Million|
|Date of Birth:||April 9, 2023 (0 years old)|
What is Lil Nas X’s Net Worth?
Lil Nas X is an American Songwriter, rapper, and singer who has a net worth of $7 Million. He is popular for his hit single “Old Town road” a mix of country music and rap. He made a lot of remixes featuring other artists. The song was first made viral on TikTok, he received a diamond plaque for the music.
Lil Nas came out to the world as homosexual just after he released his Single “Old Town Road” and he has since then become very popular in the LGTBQ Community.
Montero Lamar Hill popularly known as Lil Nas X was born on 9th April 1999 in Georgia. He was raised in Atlanta he moved with his father to Austell, Georgia three years after his father divorced his mother.
As a teenager, Lil Nas X was very fond of internet memes, he admitted to spending most of his time on the internet when he was younger. He realized that he was gay at the age of 17, he graduated from Lithia Springs High School in 2017 and attended the University of West Georgia, but he dropped out after his first year.
After he dropped out of the university, he worked at restaurants and theme parks to support himself while focusing on pushing his music career.
Before he became popular for his music, Lil Nas was already popular as an internet personality. In a bid to gain popularity on the internet, he did Facebook comedy, then Instagram and he later settled on Twitter. He found his niche on Twitter, it was on Twitter that he first became viral for his memes and tweets.
At some point, he created a Nick Minaj fan account on Twitter @NasMaraj which he denied because he didn’t want people to suspect him to be gay. He later admitted to being a fan of Nicki Minaj after he had come out as gay.
In 2018, Nas officially began to write and record songs in his closet, it was then he adopted the stage name Lil Nas X as a tribute to Nas, who is also a rapper. He released his first mixtape Nasarati later the same year. The mixtape was not really popular and was taken off streaming services because of copyright infringement.
In 2019, he listened to a beat from YoungKio, a Dutch producer, and bought it for 30 dollars. He recorded “Old Town Road” at a low-budget studio and released it in the same year. The song was discovered by Tik Tokers and used extensively for the #YeeHaw Challenge.
This challenge was about people dressing like Cowboys and Cowgirls, so the song was a fit for the challenge. “Old Town Road” hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the Hot Country Songs Chart, it was later removed from Hot Country Songs Chart because according to them, “It was not Country Enough” to be on the country songs charts. This action was described by so many people as an act of Racism, the Billboard refuted the claims and said the decision had nothing to do with Nas’s race.
Lil Nas X remixed the song with several artists but the most popular remix is the one he did with Billy Ray Cyrus. The song spent seven weeks consecutively on the Bill Board charts and 19 weeks in total on the Bill Board Charts. He gifted a new Maserati to Billy Ray Cyrus during that time. Lil Nas X currently has over 5 million subscribers on YouTube and over 2 million followers on Twitter.
Lil Nas X has named several musicians as his inspiration. He named gay artists like Tyler the Creator, and Frank Ocean as the reason he has it easy as a gay artist. He also named Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Doja Cat, Miley Cyrus, and Drake as his biggest musical influences.
Lil Nas sings hip-hop, pop rap, country rap, rock, trap, and pop. He admitted that he grew up listening to Kendrick Lamar, Kid Cudi, Andre 300, and Lil Uzi Vert.
Lil Nas X said he struggled with his sexuality for some time in his teenage age before accepting it. He first came out to his sister and his father.
In 2019, during Pride month, he came out through his Twitter account, he stated that he understood that his sexuality would not be accepted by a lot of people and he does not mind. His coming out was met with mostly positive responses from fans but he also experienced homophobic reactions from some artists in the music community.
Lil Nas X has received quite a number of awards during the past few years. He has received Five Billboard Music Awards, 2 BET Hip Hop Awards, Two iHearRadio Music Awards, Two American Music Awards, and two Grammy Awards.
He also received five MTV Video Music Awards, he was awarded the Suicide Prevention Advocate of the Year Award by the Trevor Project in 2021.
Lil Nas X has a net worth of $7 Million, this is calculated from brand endorsements and money made from his music.
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