Lil Nas X Net Worth: How the Rapper and Songwriter Makes His Money
Lil Nas X is an American rapper and singer/songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia. Blending country and trap, he rose to prominence with the viral hit single “Old Town Road.” The song debut at #19 on the Billboard hot country songs chart. In March 2019, Billboard removed the song from the charts claiming it wasn’t country enough. Lil Nas X is currently signed to Columbia Records. His discography include the mixtape Nasarati (2018), and the EP 7 (2019). Standout songs include “Panini”, “Carry On”, “BANZUP” and “In The Bank.” He’s already worked with big names like Billy Ray Cyrus and Cardi B.
Given name Montero Lamar Hill, he was born on April 9, 1999, in Atlanta Georgia. He has 7 biological siblings (5 brothers, 2 sisters). His parents separated when he was 6 years old. Hill spent his early childhood with his mom before moving to Austell, Georgia, to live with his dad. He was about 10 at the time of the move. He would later move to Lithia Springs, Georgia, at age 14. Hill attended Lindley Middle School followed by Pebblebrook High School. He completed his high school studies at Lithia Springs High School. Hill dropped out of West Georgia University his freshman year (2018) to focus on music full-time.
Lil Nas X Career
Lil Nas X began sharing his music via SoundCloud in 2018. His oldest available song “Shame” was released in May 2018. He followed closely with tracks “Donald Trump”, “Sonic Shit” and “Thanos (Blow It).” Nas X dropped his 8-track mixtape, Nasarati, in July 2018. The project featured production from Ethereal, CloudJAY, RolandJoeC and a few others. Nasarati was led by the single “Carry On”, produced by Wynter. It has 1+ million spins on SoundCloud, and the official video has 3.6+ million views on YouTube. The collaborative single “No Love” between Lil Nas X and Skaiwater arrived in November 2018. It attracted 100K+ SoundCloud streams in the first 4 months.
Lil Nas X is presently signed to Columbia Records. The artist closed out 2018 with his breakout single “Old Town Road (I Got The Horses In The Back).” The YoungKio produced track garnered millions of streams across Spotify, Sound Cloud and YouTube. ‘Old Town Road’ samples the 2008 song “34 Ghosts IV” by Nine Inch Nails. It charted on the Billboard Hot Country Songs (#19), the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs (#1), and the Hot 100 charts (#1). However, the song was removed from the hot country songs chart in March 2019. According to Billboard, “it does not embrace enough elements of today’s country music to chart in its current version.”
The supporting video for Old Town Road featured footage from the popular western action/adventure game Red Dead Redemption. It has been viewed more than 75 million times. The success of Old Town Road is also evident on the TikTok platform. It sparked the popular “Yeehaw Challenge.” In April 2019, the track welcomed a remix version featuring Billy Ray Cyrus. On his verse, Cyrus sings about Maseratis, diamond rings, and Fendi sports bras. Billy Ray Cyrus is one of many who’s publicly supported Nas X.
Lil Nas X’s first song of 2019 was called “BANZUP.” It was produced by Trvpyyy. His debut EP, 7, was released on June 21, 2019, by Columbia. Peaking at #2 on the Billboard 200, it featured singles “Old Town Road”, “Panini” and “Rodeo” with Cardi B. 7 has elements of hip-hop, country-rap, and pop-punk. Nas X has 93K+ followers on SoundCloud and 3.7+ million subscribers on YouTube. He commands 42+ million monthly listeners on Spotify. He’s also active on Twitter (LilNasX) and Instagram (lilnasx).
Lil Nas X is about 6ft 1in tall and he’s of African-American descent. His net worth is estimated at $3 Million USD. In May 2019, he gifted Billy Ray Cyrus a new Maserati GranTurismo convertible. Nas X earns from a variety of sources, including music sale/streams, shows, and sponsorship. He recently scored a partnership with Wrangler Jeans. Since his debut, the “Old Town Road” artist has earned co-sign from the likes of Justin Bieber and Brian Kelley. Nas X is a big fan of rappers Nicki Minaj and Nas. Prior to fame, he had a Twitter fan page called “NasMaraj” dedicated to them. He also cited rapper Young Thug as source of inspiration.
Lil Nas X is openly gay. He came out publicly on June 30, 2019 (the last day of pride month). Nas X directed fans to the artwork for his EP ‘7’ (rainbow flag). He also urged fans to listen and pay close attention to the lyrics of his song “c7osure.” His current relationship status is unknown.
Lil Nas X Net Worth (2019), Height, Age, Bio and Real Name
|Real Name||Montero Lamar Hill|
|Lil Nas X Age||April 9, 1999 (age 20 years)|
|Lil Nas X Heritage/origin||African-American , Lithia Springs, Georgia|
|Lil Nas X Net Worth||$4 Million approximately.|
|Lil Nas X Sexuality||Gay|
|Lil Nas X Relationship status||Unknown|
|Lil Nas X Height||6ft 1in (186 cm)|
|Lil Nas X Hair color||Black|
|Lil Nas X Eye color||Dark brown|
|Lil Nas X Weight||75 kg / 165.347 lbs|
|Friends and associates||Billy Ray Cyrus, Cardi B, Beyoncé|
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|Lil Nas X birth sign||Aries|