Yung6ix Net Worth: Biography, Profile & Age
Yung6ix has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars. He is a Nigerian rapper and musician. Yung6ix revealed in an interview with TheNET in 2014 that his music deal with Kash Kamp Trick Billionaire Musiq (KKTBM) is worth about $500,000 dollars.
He has released hit tracks and made over N150 million naira from music sales, event performances and collaborations. He was birthed as Onome Onokohwomo in Warri and was also raised in Warri, a suburb of Delta State, Nigeria.
Yung6ix is the first of five children in the family. He started with music at a very tender age and that’s why he’s so good at what he does now. He organized and also joined rap battles back in the days while he was still in school, he also got the chance to mingle with friends who also have same vision and passion as him. This act of mingling with like-minded people made it possible for a group to the formed.
The group was known as G-squad; a music group that mainly performed at shows held in Delta State. He gained admission into the Oduduwa University upon graduating from his secondary school and relocating from his place of birth and hometown Warri to a more open region in Lagos State, Nigeria.
Yung6ix is a dreaded rapper among many others, his lyrics are unmatched and sometimes you wonder how he came up with the words in his rap. He was fondly called “6ixty” back in school days and that’s where the inspiration to go by the name, Yung6ix, came from.
He continued doing music seriously in Lagos, releasing singles one of which caught the interest of 411 Entertainment Boss, Gbemi Ereku. Gbemi Ereku in 2009 signed Yung6ix into his record label. The following year in 2010, he started making media headlines after he did his cover of rapper Ice Prince’s “Oleku”.
The song gained massive airplays and on the internet and went viral like wildfire. He released supportive songs including “Plenty Money” and “So Far Gone” which were tracks off his “Green Light Green” mixtape.
In 2011, Yung6ix’s record label, 411 Entertainment became affiliated to another music record label, Storm Records by signing a joint venture deal – a deal which would further boost Yung6ix’s music career and pull him more fame and money.
He worked with StarBoy Records Boss, Wizkid on one of his tracks titled Follow Me from his first studio album. He also dropped a fourth track titled Oh My Gosh. The song earned Ying6ix two nominations: “Lyricist on the Role” and “Best Rap Single” at the Headies 2012.
Being an artiste with acclaims already, he got featured on Jude Abaga’s Illegal Music 2 and was nicknamed “King of the South” by Mr Incredible (Jude Abaga). Yung6ix was nominated in 2012 in the category of “Most Promising Act” at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards, but lost the award to Nigerian female rapper Eva Alordiah. He dropped his debut studio album with 16 tracks in 2014 which featured appearances from other music stars like Wizkid, Yemi Alade, Phyno, Jude Abaga and a few others.
Yung6ix is an A-class rapper, with sound vibes and lyrics no joke. In 2016, Yung6ix dropped hits like “Respek on My Name” and “Money is Relevant” which are still receiving critical acclaims from national and foreign music lovers today.
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