Soulja Boy is one of the top American rappers, actors, record producers, and entrepreneurs who became a sensation in the late 2000s. His debut single, “Crank That (Soulja Boy)” dropped in 2007 and became a number-one hit all over the US for seven constant weeks. Soulja Boy’s net worth launched as soon as he began his career.
In spite of getting involved in many legal troubles, Soulja Boy’s net worth had been changed. Today, Soulja Boy’s songs still hit the club but are Soulja Boy’s net worth thriving like before?
Soulja Boy’s Early Life
On 28th July 1990, DeAndre Cortez Way aka Soulja Boy was born in Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 6, his entire family shifted to Atlanta Georgia where he found his love for rap music. When 14, the rapper shifted to Batesville, Mississippi where his father created a special recording studio in their family home. It was solely done to encourage his son to follow his dreams.
On the quest to make Soulja Boy’s net worth and name known to the world, he started uploading his songs on SoundClick in November 2005. After receiving praises and positive reviews from his audiences, he proceeded to open his YouTube and MySpace.
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Soulja Boy’s Career
Soulja Boy debuted his major-label album, “Souljaboytellem.com”. After its release, it straight up climbed to the number four position on the prestigious U.S. Billboard 200. It even got platinum certification by RIAA. Just after fourteen months, another album “¡SouljaBoyTellem.”
Soulja Boy’s net worth kept him motivated to drop his third album, “The DeAndre Way” (2010). He then took five years to break to release his fourth studio album, “Loyalty” in 2015. Over the years, Soulja Boy’s net worth was influenced by other artists such as Sammie, Arab, Gucci Mane, Shawty Lo, and more. His latest drop was, “How Can You Blame Me” which was released in 2019.
In 2004, Way founded his own record label named Stacks on Deck Entertainment (SODMG) when he was about to sing Interscope. The label has been successful since then and Soulja Boy’s net worth was also determined after he signed many talented artists under the label. However, on 30th May 2016, Way suddenly announced about dropping all of his artists signed to SODMG. But again in 2019, he signed Lil 100 and Atlanta artist 24 hr.
Soulja Boy’s Personal Life
Though Soulja Boy’s net worth was attained quite easily, he has quite some trouble in his personal life. The rapper has been engaged two times, one was with Rosa Acosta but never married. Over the years, Way has been linked to many women namely Keri Hilson, Teyana Taylor, rapper Diamond, adult star Rubi Rose, Lil Mama, and even Nia Riley. It is rumored that he is still dating Nia and even once claimed to become a father by next year.
The rapper is popular for his face tattoos but for winning roles in films and television, he chose to remove many. But later he regretted it. Another tragedy in his life was on 22nd March 2011 when his brother, Deion Jenkins accidentally died due to a car crash.
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Much of Soulja Boy’s net worth went to solve his legal issues as well. On 7th October 2009, he got arrested in Atlanta, Georgia. He was charged with one count of obstruction for escaping the police in spite of getting the order to stop filming. The rapper was shooting in an abandoned house which wasn’t permissible. Finally, he was released on a $550 bond.
Soulja Boy’s Net Worth & Real Estate
To date, Soulja Boy’s net worth has been $30 million. His success was so eminent that in 2012, he made $7 mIllion and earned the title of “Hip Hop Cash Kings” for the year 2012. Much of Soulja Boy net worth comes from the multiple royalties he gets from the various projects he has done over his lifetime.
Previously, he was the owner of a luxurious home in Agoura Hills. It was located outside the secured locality of Los Angeles. Then he had another property in McDonough, Georgia which is also situated outside of Atlanta. That property was sold even in 2010.
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