Who is Lil Pump?
Gazzy Garcia was born on 17 August 2000 in Miami, Florida, USA of Mexican and Cuban ancestry, and better known by his stage name Lil Pump, is a rapper and songwriter, probably best recognized for releasing his self-titled studio album and such hit singles as “D Rose”, “Gucci Gang”, and “Drug Addicts”, among many others.
Would you like to know more about Lil Pump’s professional musical career and family life? How rich is he, as of now? Did he spend some time in jail? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out.
Lil Pump Net Worth
His career started in 2016 and since then he has been an active member of the entertainment industry, primarily known as a rapper and songwriter. So, if you ever wondered how rich Lil Pump is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of his net worth is over $9 million as of early 2019, accumulated through his successful career. Undoubtedly, if he continues to expand his career, his net worth will increase further in the coming years.
Early Life and Education
Concerning his early life, Lil Pump spent his childhood in Miami Gardens, where he was raised alongside an elder half-brother by his parents until the age of six when they divorced. Other information about them has not been revealed to the public yet. Regarding his education, after being expelled from several district schools, Lil Pump attended an opportunity high school for a year, however, he ended up expelled in the tenth grade for fighting with one of his classmates. At the age of 13, he met Omar Pinero – aka Smokepurpp – and in collaboration with him, decided to pursue a career in the music industry as a rapper.
Lil Pump became an active member of the music industry in 2016, when he started working with his friend Smokepurpp on his debut single entitled “Lil Pump”, which he eventually adopted as his stage name. The single was produced by Smokepurpp and was released independently, being uploaded during the same year onto SoundCloud, one of the leading music streaming platforms in the world. It was followed by other hit singles such as “Ignorant”, “Elementary”, “Drum$tick” and “Gang Shit”, among many others. His success on SoundCloud grew enormously, which marked the establishment of his net worth.
Rise to Fame
At the beginning of 2017, Lil Pump released two singles – “Boss” and “D Rose” – both of which became major hits on SoundCloud, having more than 70 million streams, and were certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The single “D Rose” achieved huge commercial success, so he decided to make a music video for it, which was produced by Cole Bennett and uploaded onto YouTube in January of 2017; by the end of the year, it had already attracted more than 100 million views.
Lil Pump’s success soon caught the attention of many record labels, so he eventually signed a recording contract with Warner Bros. Records and Tha Lights Global; however, the contract was voided as he has only 17 years old. After that, the hit single “Gucci Gang” out came and became his most popular song, peaking at No. 3 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and being certified triple platinum by the RIAA, adding a considerable amount to his net worth. He also released the music video for the single on YouTube, viewed more than 630 million times, and was subsequently nominated for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards in the Top Streaming Song category for the song.
In October of 2017, Lil Pump released his debut self-titled studio album with 15 songs, such as “What U Sayin”, “Back”, “Smoke My Dope”, and “Crazy”, among others, having collaborated on several songs with such artists as 2 Chainz, Lil Yachty, Gucci Mane, Rick Ross, and Smokepurpp. The album debuted at No. 3 on the US Billboard 200 chart, and was certified gold by the RIAA, increasing enormously not only his popularity but also his net worth.
To speak further about his career in the music industry, Lil Pump re-signed another contract with Warner Bros. Records in March of 2018. Afterwards, he featured alongside French Montana and Zhavia Ward on Diplo’s song “Welcome To The Party”, the second single from the soundtrack of the Marvel superhero film “Deadpool 2” released in 2018. It was followed by such hit singles as “Esskeetit”, “I Love It” featuring Kanye West, and “Arms Around You” featuring Swae Lee, Maluma and XXXTentacion. Thanks to his accomplishments, he was nominated for Push Artist of The Year at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards.
Most recently, Lil Pump released two singles – “Butterfly Doors” and “Racks on Racks” – both in early 2019. Moreover, his second studio album, entitled “Harverd Dropout”, is scheduled to be released on 22 February 2019. His net worth is certainly still rising.
Personal Life and Appearance
When it comes to his personal life, Lil Pump is currently in a relationship with Danielle Bregoli. She is better known in the media by his stage name Bhad Bhabie and is one of the youngest female rappers. They have been together since 2017 and frequently share their intimate moments with their fans.
Appearance and Tattoos
Speaking about his appearance, Lil Pump is noted for his unique style, which is sometimes described as unpredictable and eccentric, with his blonde and pink dreads and colorful clothes. He has dark brown colored eyes and his natural hair color is also dark brown. He has an athletic body, and stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.71m), while his weight is reputed to be around 143lbs (65kgs). He is a huge fan of tattoos and has a lot of on his body, even on his face and neck.
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— lizeth (@lizethmorenooo) March 2, 2019
Lil Pump has been involved in a number of problems with the law, and was eventually arrested in early 2018, for firing a gun when three men tried to break into his house, located in the San Fernando Valley. Later that year he was arrested again, this time in Miami. for driving without a license. A month later, he was a guest on the TV show “Saturday Night Live”, though his manager stated that he served his sentence in jail. Moreover, he has been arrested two more times, both in December of 2018.
Social Media Presence
In addition to his career, Lil Pump is active across many of the most popular social media sites, which he uses not only to promote his career but also to share various other contents with his fans. So his official Instagram account has more than 17.6 million followers, and his official Twitter account almost 1.2 million fans; he also runs his official Facebook page. Besides that, he has also launched his own website, on which you can find more information about his upcoming projects and tours.