Facts of Young Dro
|Full Name||D'Juan Montrel Hart|
|Birth Name||D'Juan Montrel Hart|
|Birth City||Bankhead, Atlanta, Georgia|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Relation With||Fantasia Barrino (2007- 2008)|
|No Of Children||2|
|Awards||BET Hip Hop Award|
|Date of Birth||15,1979|
Famous for his stage name Young Dro, D'Juan Montrel Hart is a BET Hip Hop Award-winning American rapper. Professional since 1999, Dro gained limelight with the release of independent album I Got That Dro in 2002.
After signing with American rapper T.I.'s record label Grand Hustle, Young Dro has released 3 studio albums, totaling 4 (including one independent album).
His 2006 debut album Best Thang Smokin' got his hands in hefty sum as well fame- it charted #3 in Billboard 200 & #1 in Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.
How Much Is Young Dro's Net Worth In 2020?
Active in the music industry- especially as a rapper for nearly 2 decades, Young Dro got a career hike in 2004 after signing with rapper T.I.' record label Grand Hustle.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 41-year-old Young Dro has a net worth of $500,000 as of April 2020. Primarily, his career as a rapper is the main source of his income- through sales of albums & mixtapes.
Dro's rap career embarked after he signed with rapper Raheem the Dream's local Atlanta label, Tight 4 Lifer in 1999.
Thereafter, the American rapper released his independent album I Got That Dro in 2002 that featured the regional hit-song 'Yes Sir.'
The instant success grabbed the attention of rapper T.I. & would sign him later in his label. Associate with the record label Grand Hustle, Young Dro has released 3 studio albums, 27 singles as well as 21 mixtapes.
As for a fact, the rapper's commercial debut single Shoulder Lean charted #10 in Billboard Hot 100 & sold over 500,000 units in cellular phone ringtone; eventually was certified 2-time Platinum by RIAA.
Flashback To Music Career Beginning
Raised in poverty, Young Dro's prominence in writing rap dates back when he was in 9th grade. With his best friend Chris Smith, he even formed a rap duo Kris Kross (1991- 1996, 2006- 2013).
However, as reported, he spent most of his late teens & the early 20s in prison.
Later, in the late 90s, Dro worked with Raheem the Dream, a bass music rapper that sparked his career in rap.
Debut Album & Debut Single Skyrocketed His Fame
In summer 2006, the Bankhead, Atlanta, Georgia-born released the song Shoulder Lean, the lead single for his debut album that became a 2-time RIAA: Platinum.
On August 29, 2006, Young Dro released his debut album Best Thang Smokin', which peaked #3 in Billboard 200 & #1 in Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.
Furthermore, the rapper released 2 studio albums, totaling 3:
- High Times (October 15, 2013)- It earned him $6,000 and ranked #57 in Billboard 200 & #13 in Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
- Da Reality Show (September 18, 2015)- #25 in Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Also, the American rapper began to release mixtapes too; his debut mixtape Day One was released on April 30, 2006, & records a total of 21 mixtapes.
List of his some of his mixtapes:
- R.I.P. (2008)
- I Am Legend (2008)
- Black Boy Swag, White Boy Tags (2009)
- I Co-Sign Myself (2011)
- R.I.P. 2 (2012)
- Day Two (2013)
- Day 3 (2017)
- I Am Legend 2 (2019)
Some of his famous songs include Rubberband Banks, Take Off, FDB and We in da City.
As per reports of May 2019, he was working on the project Just 11 Records with upstart gangsta/trap rapper, Romo 11.
Potential Earnings From YouTube & Instagram
Young Dro owns part-earnings from the Vevo YouTube channel YoungDroVEVO, created on May 20, 2013- it has over 123K subscribers & a total of 41.69 million views.
According to Social Blade, the YouTube channel can earn in the range of $1.1K - $17.5K annually.
An avid user of Instagram, Dor's Instagram account (goes by handle @1youngdro) has over 124K followers as of April 2020. The Influencer Marketing Hub reports, if he signs a promotional deal via Instagram, it can gather him $371- $618 per sponsored post.
Is Father Of 2 Children
Young Dro is the father of 2 children, a son named Montrel & a daughter named Brooke.
Even though the rapper remains low-key about his relationship status, he often mentions his partner as "baby-mama" on his Instagram.
They live together in Atlanta, Georgia.
Online sources report that Dro was in a relationship with American singer-songwriter Fantasia Barrino from 2007 to 2008.
Young Dro was born on January 15, 1979, in Bankhead, a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia. His real name is D'Juan Montrel Hart.
He is the 2nd eldest of 5 children born to his mother, while his father reportedly had a total of 21 children.
At the age of 16, he was shot on stomach & couldn't walk for a year. On the charge of possessing a gun & drugs, Young Dro was arrested at Georgia Southern University in August 2016.