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Lil Yachty Basic Information
|Stage Name:||Lil Yachty|
|Real Name:||Miles Parks McCollum|
|Occupation:||Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actor|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||August 23, 1997 (26) Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||Mableton, Georgia, U.S.|
|Education:||Pebblebrook High School|
Alabama State University (Dropout)
Lil Yachty Biography
Lil Yachty is the stage name of Miles Parks McCollum, an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer who was born on August 23, 1997. He first became well-known online in 2015 thanks to the singles “One Night” and “Minnesota” off his debut EP Summer Songs, which also featured Quavo, Skippa Da Flippa, and Young Thug.
In March 2016, he made available Lil Boat, his debut mixtape. Yachty made the announcement that he secured a combined recording contract with Motown, Capitol Records, and Quality Control Music in June 2016. The first of Yachty’s five studio albums, Teenage Emotions, was released in 2017.
In addition, Lil Yachty is well-known for his appearances on the 2016 platinum-certified songs “Broccoli” by DRAM and “ISpy” by Kyle, his peculiar hairdo, and his upbeat persona. Yachty’s contribution to “Broccoli” earned him a Grammy Award nomination.
Yachty was born in Mableton, Georgia, to Shannon McCollum (Father) and Venita McCollum (Mother).
Shannon McCollum, Lil Yachty’s father, is an Atlanta-based music photographer. Shannon has done portrait and documentary work for artists such as Outkast, Dead Prez, Too $hort, and others.
Venita McCollum, Lil Yachty’s mother, is an author who has written a book called Rising a Rapper about raising aspiring musicians.
Lil Yachty is not his parents’ only child. Nina McCollum and Kodie Shane are his sisters. Shane is also into music and a rapper just like her brother.
Yachty revealed that his first child, a daughter, was born on October 20, 2021. No information was provided regarding the mother of the child.
In 2021, he was in a relationship with Selangie Arlene. As of this writing, it is unknown if they are currently in a relationship, as Lil Yachty has not publicly declared his relationship status.
As of December 2022, Lil Yachty’s net worth was estimated by Celebrity Net Worth to be about $8 million. His music career and business interests are thought to be his primary sources of riches. He also receives compensation from sponsorships and brand endorsements.
Lil Yachty collaborated with Richelieu Foods, Deep Cuts, and Universal Music Group to launch a high-end grocery store product on September 6, 2022. Yachty’s Pizzeria was made available at a few national retail chains.
Lil Yachty owns a couple of luxury cars including a Bentley valued at $180,000, a BMW 18 priced for $148,500, a Mercedes G Wagon that costs $124,500, a Ferrari F12 Berlinetta worth $379,886, and a few others.
Lil Yachty is a property mogul. Lil Yachty lives with nine of his friends in a ten-room mansion that he owns. Lil Yachty has alarmingly high Scotte turf builders per capita in one of Atlanta’s gorgeous and retirement-friendly suburban communities. It is priced at $4.8 million. He also owns a stunning home in Lake Spivey, Georgia.
Moreover, Lil Yachty spent roughly $200,000 on a house for his mother, who now resides in it.