Miles Parks McCollum, better known as Lil Yachty, is a 23-year-old American rapper and songwriter. He is best known for his hits “One Night” and “Minnesota”. Yachty is also known for being featured on the 2016 multi-platinum singles “ISpy” and “Broccoli.” As of 2021, Lil Yachty has an estimated net worth of around $8 million.
|Full Name||Miles Parks McCollum|
|Birth Date||August 23, 1997|
|Birth Place||Mableton, Georgia, U. S.|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
Lil Yachty (real name Miles Parks McCollum) was born on August 23, 1997 in Mableton, Georgia, USA. In the fall of 2015, he went to study at the University of Alabama. However, she dropped out of college midway to pursue her musical dream. Adopting a new stage name “Yacht”, she moved to New York. There she lived with a friend and began to communicate on the Internet with famous figures of street fashion.
Yachty previously worked at McDonald’s to support income from his music career. She first came to the fore in December of 2015 when her song “One Night” went viral thanks to a humorous video. Two months later, she began modeling at Madison Square Garden for Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 clothing line.
Lil Yachty’s Net Worth and Career
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Yachty released his first mixtape titled “Lil Boat” in March 2016. A few months later, he co-wrote the song “Broccoli” with rapper DRAM. The song became popular, reaching number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100. In June 2016, he signed with Capitol Records and Motown Records. In July 2016 he released his second mixtape titled Summer Songs 2.
Yachty gained further praise after being featured on rapper Kyle’s hip-hop song “iSpy” in December 2016. On May 26, 2017, he released his debut studio album titled Teenage Emotions. Almost a year later, on March 9, 2018, he released his second studio album titled “Lil Boat 2”. The album received mixed reviews from critics. Despite mixed reviews, audiences enjoyed the album. In fact, his album debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200.
Yachty has become more popular since the release of their third album “Lil Boat 3” on May 29, 2020. The album debuted on the US Billboard 200 chart at number 14. Yachty is also a popular celebrity in TikTok, where he has 7.2 million followers.
Lil Yahty’s personal life
Lil Yachty dated India Love in 2016. The couple split after his girlfriend India Love Soulja Boy got close. Yachty also got into a heated argument with Soulja after a video of his ex-girlfriend India Love with Soulja was leaked. The argument then turned into a physical fight in which he was defeated by Soulja Boy.
Yachty was arrested in a credit card fraud case in 2015. He was arrested with another man at a Palm Beach mall. Yate had to post $11,000 bail to get out of jail.
Lil Yachty net worth
As of 2021, Lil Yachty has an estimated net worth of around $8 million. During her music career, she has amassed huge sums of money. Additionally, she made a lot of money as a testimonial for many Nautica and Urban Outfitters clothing lines. According to the publication, Yachty is also producing and starring in a live-action movie based on the UNO deck of cards.