Facts of Soulja Boy
|Full Name||Soulja Boy|
|Birth Name||DeAndre Cortez Way|
|Birth City||Chicago, Illinois|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Tracy Way|
|Mother Name||Lisa Way|
|Awards||BET Hip-Hop Award|
|Education||South Panola High School|
|Date of Birth||July 28,1990|
What Is The Net Worth Of Soulja Boy?
Soulja Boy has amassed a huge net worth of $30 million as of 2020. The American rapper came into limelight with a single titled, Crank That which ranked at the top on the US Billboard Hot 100 on September 1, 2007.
With the soaring popularity, he released many hit singles and albums. He won multiple awards including BET Hip-Hop Award and Ozone Award. In addition, he starred in films and television series, portraying many roles.
How Did Soulja Boy Make His $30 Million Net Worth?
Soulja Boy is a versatile celebrity who is a singer as well as an actor. He started his music career by uploading his songs and lyrics in SoundClick in 2005. Following then, he released several independent songs to YouTube and MySpace.
He mostly earns from music and tours. He released six albums, three compilations, many mix-tapes, and extended play records. A part of his wealth comes from various endorsement deals.
All of his albums sold over hundreds of thousands of copies in the United States. Here are the details about his albums:
|Souljaboytellum.com||1,000,000||October 2, 2007|
|iSouljaBoyTellum||400,000||December 16, 2008|
|The DeAndre Way||150,000||November 30, 2010|
Made Name In Music
Soulja Boy released his debut single Crank That in September 2007 that ranked first on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Following that song, he released his another single titled, Kiss Me Thru the Phone, similarly reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100. Since then, the popularity reached off the roof.
Earnings & Endorsement Deals
Forbes’ listed Soulja Boy on Hip-Hop Cash Kings list in 2010. Most of the part of his wealth came from musical tours and digital downloads at that time, earning an astounding income of $7 million.
After six years, he made a five-year endorsement deal with the company named World Poker Fund Holdings. While Soulja Boy tweeted that the deal was of $400 million while Digital Music News said the deal was worth less than a million.
Earnings From Instagram
Soulja Boy is one of the most popular singers around the world. He has a fan following of 5.8 million and earns about $11,641 to $19,401 per every sponsored post on Instagram.
Acting Career: He Has Appeared In Many Successful Movies
A part of his income sources are films too and Soulja Boy made his film debut in YouTube Live in 2007. Following then, he appeared in many films including What’s at Stake? (2008), School Gyrls (2009), Malice N Wonderland (2010), Soulja Boy: The Movie (2011) and Officer Down.
Soulja Boy launched his own apparel line, S.O.D clothing on March 5, 2008. He also opened his own shoe brand, Yums in the same year.
After four years, he partnered with fashion designer D. Young and launched the fashion line called Ocean Gang on February 14, 2012. The same year, he opened another business called BLVD. Supply in Los Angeles, California.
Owns a $6 Million Penthouse: Assets
The American rapper owns a penthouse in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles worth $6 million. Similarly, he also owns a mansion in Agoura Hills Home in California.
His Car Collection Includes Several Luxury Cars
He is known for spending a hefty amount on rides and living a lavish lifestyle. He collected some of the exotic cars such as BMW i8 that costs $164,000. Similarly, he owns a Bugatti Veyron worth $1.7 million and Porsche 911 worth $100,000.
His other cars are Bentley Muslane that costs $120,000 & Rolls Royce Ghost worth $320,000. Moreover, he is fond of Lamborghini and owns Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder which priced at $119,000. His Lamborghini costs around $240,000.
Similarly, the rapper has three other cars; Ferrari 458 Italia ($250,000), Bentley Continental GT ($220,000) and BMW X6 ($45,000).
Robbery In Soulja Boy’s House
In 2019, Soulja Boy was taken into custody for a parole violation. Robber figured it was the best time for robbery and broke into rapper’s house in Agoura Hills and took the asset worth over $700,000.
After a short period of time, the caretaker noticed the incident and called the authorities. The next thing shocked the media when burglars bragged about their spoils from Soulja Boy’s house on Instagram Live.
Tax Payments And Insurance
Soulja Boy has the net worth of $30 million, which is similar to Bryan Cranston, Dane Cook, and Max Handelman so, he must have paid a huge amount as tax. The person with the asset worth $10 million must pay the salary of $3,902,411 per year as Federal Income Tax plus FICA.
Similarly, the rapper pays the annual property tax of $39,650 because the average county tax rate of Los Angeles is 0.793%.
He is active in charity works as well.
Soulja Boy’s Early Life, Family, And Education
Soulja Boy was born as DeAndre Cortez Way on July 28, 1990, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He was born to Tracy Way and Lisa Way. As for siblings, he has a brother named Deion Jenkins.
He belongs to African-American by ethnicity and American nationality. His birth sign is Leo.
As for academic qualifications, he completed his high school course from South Panola High School in Batesville, Mississippi. He had a keen interest in rap music since childhood.
Personal Life: Relationships
Soulja Boy is currently in a relationship with Tiona Fernan, an Instagram star. The couple started dating since early this year. He shares the picture of his girlfriend on his Instagram showing love.
The American rapper was previously in a relationship with Brittish Williams in 2016. Brittish Williams is a reality TV personality. The couple dated for some time but the relationship did not last long.
He also dated several other celebrities including India Westbrooks, Karrine Steffans, Lisa Ann, Diamond, Trina, Keri Hilson, Meagan Good, and Lil Mama.
Age And Height
Age: Soulja Boy reached the age of 29-year-old as of 2019.
Height: He stands at a tall height of 5 feet 9 inches or 175 cm.