Discover the Rise of Lil Yachty: From Viral Sensation to Chart-Topping Rapper
Learn about Lil Yachty, the American rapper known for hits like “Broccoli” and his debut album Teenage Emotions. Discover his rise to fame and collaborations.
Lil Yachty: The Rapper Who’s More Than Just a Boat
Lil Yachty, aka Miles Parks McCollum, is an American rapper who’s been making waves since 2014. But it wasn’t until December 2015 when his song One Night was used in a viral comedy video that he really blew up.
Of course, you probably know him best for his hit song Broccoli, a collab with DRAM that dropped in April 2016. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. His debut album, Teenage Emotions, was a smash hit, featuring guest appearances from some of the biggest names in the game, like Migos, Diplo, Grace, and YG.
So if you’re looking for a rapper who’s more than just a boat, Lil Yachty is your guy. Check out his music and see for yourself why he’s one of the hottest names in the game right now.
Official Music Video of Broccoli Featuring Lil Yachty
How Old Is Lil Yachty?
Lil Yachty was born on August 23, 1997. He is now 25 years old, making the young rapper a Virgo.
Where Is Lil Yachty From?
Lil Yachty was born in Mableton, Georgia, U.S. and he was raised in Atlanta by his mother who works in the army and his photographer father. From Atlanta, Lil Yachty moved to New York City in 2015 to start his career.
How Much Does He Weigh?
Lil Yachty is said to be 73kg or 161lbs in weight and stands 5ft11 or 180cm. Quite tall, right?
Is Lil Yachty Married or Single?
Lil Yachty is not yet married and he is not dating anyone at the moment. He previously had a three-month relationship with India Westbrook in 2017 and he also dated Rubi Rose for eight months from 2016 to 2017. Both India and Rubi Rose are models.
Lil Yachty was also previously linked to Megan Denise, a stripper, and most recently with City Girls’ rapper JT. JT accused Lil Yachty of cheating on her while she was serving time in jail for credit card fraud. She said Lil Yachty brought another woman to his grandmother’s funeral.
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What Is Lil Yachty’s Net Worth?
As of 2020, Lil Yachty’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million, a great difference from Yachty in 2015 who had to sleep on his friend’s floor when he moved to New York. Now, Lil Yachty sleeps in a penthouse.
Other Interesting Facts About Lil Yachty
Lil Yachty is also making his name in the fashion world. He debuted as one of Kanye West’s models in the 2016 Yeezy Season 3. Lil Yachty is an alleged LGBTQ+ community supporter, as his album cover for Teenage Emotions featured two gay men kissing. Additionally, he also became Nautica’s Creative Director in February 2017 and a top model for Urban Outfitters collection in March 2017.