Who is Famous Dex?
Dexter Gore, Jr., was born on the 6th September 1993, in Chicago, Illinois USA, so is currently aged 25. He is a rapper known by his stage name Famous Dex, probably best recognized from releasing his debut studio album “Dex Meets Dexter” (2018), with such hit singles as “Japan” and “Pick It Up”, among many others.
Would you like to know more about his professional musical career and family life? How rich is Famous Dex, as of now? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out.
Famous Dex Net Worth
His career started in 2013 and he has been an active member of the music and entertainment industries, primarily known as a rapper, ever since. So, if you ever wondered how rich Famous Dex is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of his net worth is over $400,000, accumulated through his successful career. Undoubtedly, if he continues to expand his career further, his net worth will certainly increase in the forthcoming years.
Early Life and Education
Concerning his early life, Famous Dex spent his childhood in Englewood, Chicago, where he was raised alongside his twelve siblings by his father, Dexter Gore, Sr., who was a US Army Lieutenant, and his mother, Pamela Winters, who worked as a waitress.
Regarding his education, he went to a Catholic school in Hyde Park, after which he attended Hernandez Middle School as well as Paul Roberson High School, Chicago.
In the very beginning, Famous Dex performed as a dancer in his friend’s music videos, until he realized that he could also become a rapper. So in 2013 he started making remixes of various famous songs, including “Kobe” by Chief Keef and “Try Me” by Dej Loafs, which he posted on his official YouTube channel, so gaining popularity. He decided to pursue further his career in the music industry, and in the following year uploaded his debut single “Bottle After Bottle”.
Rise to Fame
After his mother passed away from breast cancer in 2015, Famous Dex self-released his debut mixtape “Never Seen It Coming” in June, followed by his second mixtape entitled “Dexter’s Laboratory”, which out came in October of the same year, increasing enormously his popularity and adding a considerable amount to his net worth.
His name was steadily becoming more popular, and in early 2016 Famous Dex released his third mixtape, entitled “Drippy”, with the hit single “Drip From My Walk”, and his fourth mixtape, entitled “#OhhMannGoddDamn”. In March of the same year, he signed a contract with Rich the Kid’s record label, Rich Forever Music, and released two collaborative mixtapes – “Rich Forever” and “Rich Forever 2”. By the end of the year he had released three more mixtapes, “Heartbreak Kid”, “Dexter: The Robot”, and “Different”, all of which increased his net worth by a large margin.
“Dex Meets Dexter” and Recent Years
In 2017 Famous Dex announced work on his debut studio album, entitled “Dex Meets Dexter”, which out came in April, and in October of 2017 he released the first single from the album “Pick It Up”, featuring rapper ASAP Rocky, which reached No. 54 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, and was certified platinum by the RIAA, while the album’s second single, entitled “Japan”, out came in March of 2018, peaking at No. 28 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, and was also certified platinum. His net worth is certainly still rising.
To speak further about his career, Famous Dex released the mixtape “Read About It” in December of 2017, and has also released three more collaborative mixtapes with Rich Forever Music – “The Rich Forever Way” (2017), “Rich Forever 3” (2017) and “Rich Forever 4” (2018).
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— Dexter🌊 (@FamousDex) April 3, 2018
To talk about his personal life, Famous Dex has been in a relationship with his girlfriend, known to the media as Baby Mamma, for a while. The couple has two daughters and they welcomed their third child, a son, in 2017. They have had a lot of problems in their relationship, and in 2016 he was even arrested for beating her up.
Speaking about his appearance, Famous Dex is noted as a rapper with a unique style, as he wears Afro-American style braids and dental jewelry. He has an athletic body, standing at a height of 6ft 0ins (1.80m), with his weight reputed to be around 158lbs (72kgs). He is also known as a huge fan of tattoos, and has several on his body.
Social Media Presence
In addition to his career, Famous Dex is also an active member on the social media scene, active across many of the most popular sites which he uses not only to promote his job but also to share various other content with his fans. So, he runs his official Instagram account, having more than 3.8 million followers, as well as his official Twitter account, on which he has more than a million followers. He also runs his official Facebook page, and has also launched his own website, on which you can find more information about his project and tours.