Who’s the richest between Drake and Lil Wayne, what’s their net worth? Lil Wayne is one of the world’s most reputable rappers with several awards won. On the web, figures and pictures of his wealth are straight up intimidating.
He’s super rich, talented and has topped the charts several times with hits like no other. Lil Wayne in his career line has featured and worked with the biggest artistes ever in the history of American Hip-Hop.
Drake Aubrey on the other province is an American Hip-Hop artiste and multiple award winning rapper and singer. Drake has got hundreds of millions of fans worldwide and also, he’s one artistes with one of the highest music video views on YouTube.
On Instagram, Drake is one of the most followed male artistes. An observable trend with these multimillionaire American music acts is that they spend a lot and are at the top of luxury living.
Drake and Lil Wayne: Who is Richer?
Drake is an American producer, actor and music idol birthed as Aubrey Drake Graham on October 24, 1986, in Toronto, Canada. He began acting as a child as he was featured in the popular teen TV series titled “Degrassi: The Next Generation”.
His musical career began to beam green lights in 2006 as he dropped a Mixtape on his MySpace page. In 2008, Drake got introduced to Lil Wayne by the CEO of Rap-A-Lot musical record label, James Prince. In 2009, Drake signed a huge record deal with Young Money Entertainment, Lil Wayne’s music label.
After the music contract was signed, Drake got the free chance to work with top artistes in the industry including Jay Z, Kanye West and Eminem. Since then, Drake has sold over 9 million music album copies and dropped award winning albums and singles.
Drake is a recipient of several awards including the Grammy Awards, MOBO Awards, MTV Awards, Soul Train Music Awards, Young Artist Awards and others. He earns pretty much from his music sales, endorsement deals, concert bookings, and private business deals. Endorsement deals signed by Drake include the jaw-dropping deals with Sprite, Apple, and Nike.
In 2017, he’s estimated earnings according to Forbes amounted to $94 million dollars, making him a million dollar higher in earnings than Cristiano Ronaldo. Drake has an estimated net worth of $140 million dollars, and is one of the richest musicians in the world.
Lil Wayne is an American rapper and Hip-Hop artiste birthed as Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. on September 27, 1982, in New Orleans. He started rapping at age 9, and also started out with doing music with some known artistes at the time. Wayne was raised by a single mother, unfortunately, his dad left him just two years after his birth. At age 8, he did his first rap song.
Carter shot himself accidentally with a 9mm handgun at age 9, but he survived. At the age of 14, Lil Wayne dropped out of the Mcmaim Magnet school where he studied. He left the school to focus on his musical career and get more out of his efforts.
When he clocked 15 years of age, in 1996, he joined Hot Boys. Members of the crew included Juvenile and Turk, but Lil Wayne was the youngest in the crew at the time. Lil Wayne got popular with his maiden music album, which happened to be a success for him.
The album attained Platinum after the launch and had supportive hit singles. Since then, Lil Wayne has dropped hit singles, worked with several artistes, won awards, earned nominations and signed endorsement deals worth $millions. Currently, he’s got an estimated net worth of $120 million dollars.