- Birthday27th Sep, 82
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusDivorced
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. better known as Lil Wayne was the youngest member to join Cash Money Records at the age of nine. The American rapper soon joined the group Hot Boys and released his Platinum debut album ‘Tha Block Is Hot, selling over one million copies in the U.S. in 1999. The rappers mother was a chef and his parents got divorced when he was just 2 years. He wrote his first rap song at the age of eight and dropped out of school to peruse career in music.
There is a spine chilling experience related to the singer, when he was 13 year he accidentally shot himself with a 9 mm handgun, and off-duty police officer Robert Hoobler drove him to the hospital. Initially a member of Hot Boys, Lil Wayne contributes in three albums prior to moving on as a solo artist and sooner Lil Wayne earned the title of "Best Rapper Alive" from MTV. , Lil Wayne revealed one of his favorite bands from childhood to be rock group Nirvana, and cites them as a key sway in his music.
New Orleans born rapper is also honored with a Grammy award in 2008 for Tha Carter III that also holds a record of selling 1 million copies in its first week of release. The singer has also He served as the president of the Cash Money record label before creating Young Money Entertainment on his own. He has a long list of fans which also includes American President Obama who has also noted that the music on his iPod includes Lil Wayne.
In 2007, Lil Wayne was arrested in New York City following a performance at the Beacon Theatre and was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and marijuana. He got married to Johnson married on Valentine's Day of 2004 and divorced in 2006 and Lil Wayne has four children.
- I'm blessed and I thank God for every day for everything that happens for me.
- Hate is only a form love that hasn't found a way to express itself logically.
- Don't make an opinion on me if you don't know nothin' about me.
- Don't judge me. You wanna judge me, put on a black gown and get a gavel. Get in line with the rest of them that's about to judge me. I got court dates every other month. It's me against the world - that's how I feel.
- I don't want to be understood because if people understand me, they get tired of me.
Did you know?
- He is known for his Red Bandana in his right pocket or tied on his right arm or leg as his trade mark.
- He was a member of the group the Hot Boys.
- He Attended University of Houston, majoring in psychology.
- He is the CEO of Young Money records and president of Ca$h Money Records.
- His debut studio album Tha Block Is Hot (1999), was certified platinum.
Family & relationships
Update: The rapper handed over $7.72million in back taxes to the U.S. Govt for this mansion.
American rapper Lil Wayne started rapping from a very tender age of nine years but back then no one knew that he will be one of the richest rappers around the world. He owns some beautiful houses around the world and one such mansion is in Miami. Lil Wayne put his house on the market for $13 millions.
Location : the singer owns a lavish mansion in Miami which is a s a city located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida. The city is the most populous place in US and has many celebrity houses in it.
Accommodation: the house which is listed for $13 million, spread in the vast area of 15,100 square foot and was built in the year 2004. The house has 9 bedrooms, 9 full bathrooms and 2 partial baths, 3 bedroom guest house, 2-story master suit and a private sky terrace. The house also has a glass elevator and plenty of seaside space for a little yacht. The sky terrace boasts a breathtaking view of endless ocean and is contemporarily decked up with beautiful art pieces. The grand mansion features a huge swimming pool with luxurious bar and lounge chair. Every room has high ceilings, white painted walls and huge glass windows.
New Orleans home
American Rapper Lil Wayne owns a 10,000-square-foot house in New Orleans, which he bought in 2006 and is now up for sale. Wayne threw a grand house warming party which was then a talk of the town in New Orleans. The guest list included eminent personalities like Mack Maine, Marley G., and Birdman.
Location: The gorgeous mansion is located in New Orleans, USA.
Accommodation: Spread over an area of 10,000-square-foot, the plush home features five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a spacious fully stainless steel kitchen and a dining space. The rapper’s home also includes a fitness room featuring rubber floors, a marble staircase with marvelous gold trim and a curved glass-and-chrome bar.
The youngest member to join Cash Money Records, Lil Wayne is now big enough to own some sprawling properties around the world. One such house of him, which he bought in 2006 is now listed for $1,700,000. After some 250 days later when it was first put on the market, it still has to find a buyer.
Location: The mansion is located in Kenner which is a city in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States, and a suburb of New Orleans.
Accommodation: The house is spread in the living area of 10,084 sq. ft. and boasts five bedrooms and five bathrooms. the mansion is a beautiful open space plan with glass walls in the living room. The entire house boasts a spectacular city view through the glass walls. The house also has a garage for four cars and marble flooring with gold trimmings in entire house. The bathrooms are as luxurious a the house itself with all the lavish facilities like sauna , steam etc.
Living room staircase
Luxurious jetted tub
When the rapper is not rapping songs what is he doing? The answer is he is blogging. Singer Lil Wayne love to blog about sports as he himself is a big sports enthusiast. He is regular blogger on ESPN website which his fans are in love with.
Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
The singer Lil Wayne owns a Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé which is a true symbol of luxury. Phantom Drophead Coupé is a British handmade convertible which was launched in 2007 manufactured by Rolls-Royce. The car is is currently the most expensive Rolls-Royce model at $443,000. The exterior of the car remains faithful to the marine-nautical theme of the 100EX and the interior is a modern avant-garde reinterpretation of the traditional English gentlemen's clubroom.
The world renowned rapper Lil Wayne drives black Bugatti Veyron, the second fastest car in the world with an acceleration speed that reaches 60 mph in 2.5 seconds. Its W16 engine pumps a total of 1,001 horsepower, making it the world’s most powerful production car. The Veyron is named in honor of a French racecar driver who won the 1939 24 Hours of Le Mans in a Bugatti. So far, only 300 Bugatti Veyron’s has been produced, making it a rare car driven by fewer people including Lil Wayne and Tom Cruise, to name a few.
Lil Wayne drives Bugatti Veyron
Campagna T-Rex 14R
Pop singer Nicki Minaj gifted her friend, rapper Lil Wayne with a chrome red Campagna T-Rex 14R on the occasion of his thirtieth birthday a few days back to express her gratitude for the invaluable help she has received in her music career from Wayne. The T-Rex is a unique 3 wheeled hybrid vehicle and is a combination of a car and a motorcycle. It’s also called a cycle-car and costs around ’$70,000’. The interiors are not very spacious and can seat only two people. The vehicle is powered by a 1.4 liter Kawasaki I4 engine and utilizes a six speed manual transmission system. The acceleration statistics are mind blowing since the cycle-car can touch speeds of 100 km/hour from start in just 3.9 seconds! Top speed possible is approximately 230 km/hour.
Lil Wayne love to travel and has seen almost entire world. one of his favorite holiday destinations is Florida as he has been spotted more than once on the be aches of Florida.
Location: Florida is located in n the southeastern United States, located on the nation's Atlantic and Gulf coasts. It is one of the most populous state in US and is one of the most preferred holiday destinations of celebs.
Features: The city is surrounded with water and has manycelebrity homes in it. It is closely bound up with the sea it sits besides and has some of the most beautiful beaches in US. Florida has luxurious hotels and resorts at the sea shore and hotels that arrange for water sports for the adventurous people.
Lil Wayne with one of his friends
Bowls for charity
Lil Wanye is a true philanthropic and is associated with number of charities. One such event was a bowling event that Lil two years ago Lil took part in. the rapper jopined NBA baller Chris Paul for the Celebrity Bowling Invitational put on by the Professional Bowlers Association at Riverboat Lanes in his hometown. The singer is a fan of bowling since childhood and owns number of custom made bowling balls.
One family foundation
Lil Wanye started a nonprofit One Family Foundation in 1997 in Seattle, Washington. Since Wayne himself is not form a very affluent background he wants to provide happiness in the lives of women living in poverty and at-risk youth, to support services for abused women. His organization is supported by many celebrities and raise funds to eradicate sexual assault against women and children.
Diamond Studded headphones
A huge fan of Dre headphones, Lil Wayne was spotted wearing a diamond-studded pair of Beats by Dre headphones, while watching a basketball game. Especially crafted for Wayne by the headphone company, the customized "Carter IV" pair features fine diamonds embellished on the headphone in a marvelous pattern. The YMCMB superstar’s $1 million headphones depict his ambitious choice and huge like for the headphone brand.
Nike Air Yeezy Sneakers
Lil Wayne is rapping from the age of nine years and has gained popularity through his amazing music. Apart from his music, his fans also appreciate his dressing sense as he is often a trend setter for the teenagers. He is often spotted wearing Nike Air Yeezy. The shoes look funky and are comfortable at the same time. Air Yeezy is an exclusive “Y” repeat pattern, as either a debossed or lasered detail, which takes inspiration from the Jordan brands iconic Elephant print material.
Lil wearing Nike
Nike SB is one such pair that almost every celeb has including Jay Z and Justin Bieber. Lil Wayne is not out of the list as well, he is often spotted wearing his yellow pair of Nike SB with pink laces.
Apple iphone 4
The technology freak singer Lil Wayne uses an Apple iPhone 4 just like many other celebrities. He is never spotted without his iPhone 4 and often seen listing music on it. With features like a super-fast A4 CPU, a new front-facing camera and five megapixel shooter on the back iPhone 4 is the new must have for the technology freak people.
Polo Ralph Lauren
Lil is not only a singer but also a fashionista, most of the teens look up to him and follow his trends. Recently at a concert he was spotted wearing a Polo Ralph Lauren boxers and since then many teen fans are spotted showing off their boxers.