Lil Yachty is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. In August 2015, Lil first gained recognition for his singles “One Night” and “Minnesota” from his debut EP Summer Songs. On June 10, 2016, Yachty announced that he had signed a joint venture record deal with Quality Control Music, Capitol Records and Motown Records. His mixtapes Lil Boat and Summer Songs 2 were released in 2016 and his debut studio album, Teenage Emotions in 2017. His second studio album, “Lil Boat 2” was released on March 9, 2018. His third studio album, “Nuthin’ 2 Prove” was released on October 19, 2018. His fourth studio album, “Lil Boat 3” was released on May 29, 2020.
Lil Yachty was born on the 23rd of August 1996, in Mableton, Georgia, United States. He’s currently 24 years old.
|Birth Name||Miles Parks McCollum|
|Nickname||Lil Yachty, RD, Darnell Boat, Lil Boat|
|Date of Birth||August 23, 1996|
|Place of Birth||Mableton, Georgia, United States|
|Age||24 years old|
|Profession||Rapper, Singer, Songwriter|
|Genre||Hip hop, Trap, Pop-rap, Mumble Rap|
|Labels||Quality Control, Capitol Music Group, Motown Records|
Lil attended the Pebblebrook Highschool. Later, he got enrolled at the Alabama State University in fall 2015 but left his studies to focus on his musical career.
- Father – Shannon McCollum (Photographer)
- Mother – Venita McCollum
- Siblings – Kodie Shane (Younger Sister)
Boyfriend / Spouse
Lil Yachty has dated –
- India Love – Yachty was reported to be in a relationship with model India Love. This relationship came to public knowledge in December 2016 after rapper Soulja Boy started posting pictures of him getting cozy with India, which led to Yachty calling out his old friend.
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||11 (US)|
Yachty became known for his singles One Night and Minnesota and mixtapes Summer Songs 2 and Lil Boat.
In December 2015, Lil first gained fame and recognition when he released his debut single One Night as a SoundCloud version.
On May 26, 2017, Lil released his debut studio album, Teenage Emotions. The album debuted at #3 on the US Billboard as well as topped the music charts in different countries like Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Lil has done endorsement work for the brands, including Adidas, Christian Dior, EA Sports, Icebox Jewelry, Nautica, Sprite, Urban Outfitter, Target and Puma.
Lil Yachty Favorites
- Favorite Song – Heat by 50 Cent
- Favorite Coldplay Songs – Strawberry Swing, Yellow, Clocks
- Favorite TV Show – Game of Thrones
- Favorite Color – Black
- Favorite Food – Pepperoni Pizza
Lil Yachty Net worth
Lil Yachty has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars as of 2020.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Lil Yachty
- Before his career really took up, he worked at a McDonald’s restaurant alongside working as an assistant to his father.
- On September 1, 2015, Yachty and one other man were arrested at a mall in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida for credit card fraud, Yachty was released after posting a bail bond of $11,000. According to Yachty, his records were expunged.
- In February 2016, Yachty debuted as a model in Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 fashion line at Madison Square Garden.
- In April 2016, Yachty collaborated with DRAM on the hit song Broccoli which peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100.
- In December 2016, he was featured on the hip hop single iSpy by Kyle.
- On May 26, 2017, Lil released his debut studio album Teenage Emotions. It features guest appearances from Migos, Diplo, Evander Griiim, Grace, Stefflon Don and YG, among others.
- In 2018, Yachty collaborated with Donny Osmond for Chef Boyardee theme song titled Start the Par-dee.
- On April 27, 2018, he was featured on the Ocean Park Standoff single If You Were Mine.
- On February 28, 2020, Yachty released a collaborative project named A-Team with rappers Lil Keed and Lil Gotit as well as producer Zaytoven.