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Moneybagg Yo Basic Information
|Stage Name:||Moneybagg Yo|
|Real Name:||DeMario DeWayne White Jr.|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||September 22, 1991 (32 Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||South Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.|
|Marital Status:||Ariana “Ari” Fletcher (m. 2020)|
Moneybagg Yo Biography
DeMario DeWayne White Jr., Professionally called Moneybagg Yo, is an American rapper and songwriter. He is signed to Yo Gotti’s (his fellow Memphis rapper) record label, Collective Music Group (CMG), in a joint venture deal with Interscope Records. Between 2017 and 2018, Moneybagg Yo debuted his first two projects, “Federal 3X” and “2 Heartless,” in the Top 20 of the Billboard 200 (at numbers 5 and 16, respectively). His third studio album, “Time Served,” released in 2020, charted higher at number three on the Billboard 200. His fourth project, “A Gangsta’s Pain,” released in April 2021, became his first to top the chart.
In 2016, Moneybagg Yo won a Memphis Hip Hop Award for Mixtape of the Year for one of several mixtapes he released that year. The mixtape “Federal Reloaded,” a revision of the project’s first installment, featured guest appearances from Y Grizzle, Young Dolph, OG Boo Dirty, and several others. Rappers Yo Gotti (who sighed Bagg) and Migos’ Quavo featured on the follow-up to the tape “ELO (Everybody Lives On).” Gotti also contributed to “2 Federal,” also released in 2016. YFN Lucci and Lil Durk contributed to “Heartless,” released in 2017. After signing a distribution deal with Interscope, Moneybagg Yo released “Federal 3X,” a mixtape that included a sole feature from YoungBoy Never Broke Again. In January 2018, Moneybagg Yo released a compilation album: “Moneybagg Yo Presents: NLess Ent x Bread Gang.” Moneybagg Yo has collaborated with many prominent rappers, including City Girls, DaBaby, Polo G, Pharrell Williams, Megan Thee Stallion, Big30, Future, and more.
According to the media outlet, Biooverview, Moneybagg Yo’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated to be around 6 million dollars. He makes most of his income from music sales, gigs, touring, etc.
Moneybagg Yo’s most talked-about relationship was with fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion. The couple announced their separation in 2019. She contributed to his single “All Dat.” The song was released in October 2019. It was featured in his number 3-peaking third studio album “Time Served.” It became his first single as a lead artist to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 (at number 70). The song has been certified platinum.
Moneybagg Yo began dating social media influencer Ariana “Ari” Fletcher in January 2020. In July 2022, a tweet by Ari was interpreted to be that Bagg had allegedly assaulted her. She wrote, “Today was the last day I let a n**a put hands on me. Fight your demons, not me.” She later refuted the claims following the backlash that ensued. She tweeted, “I’m talking about a drunk man in the casino, not Bagg. It’s a video, and he pushed me on the ground. I gotta be more careful how I tweet.”
Moneybagg Yo also defended himself with a tweet: “Stop attaching me to dat s**t. I got daughters. I would neva put my hands on a woman.”
Moneybagg Yo is a father to 8 children, four sons, and four daughters. In May 2019, Bagg welcomed his eighth child, a daughter named Spring. His children’s moms have praised him for being a great dad to them. His sons’ mother, Renee Echelon, once praised him for his fatherly duties.
Moneybagg Yo is the son of Demario DeWayne White and Whitney. Bagg and his brother Jamal White were raised by their parents in the city of South Memphis, Tennessee. His parents have supported his music career from the onset.