Soulja Boy’s net worth, early life, career, personal life & more facts

April 9, 2022

Soulja Boy’s introduction and early life:

DeAndre Cortez Way was born DeAndre Cortez Way on July 28, 1990, in Chicago, Illinois. He is better known by his stage name Soulja Boy. He is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.

Soulja’s mother’s name is Carlisa Helen Way. In the family circle, she is often called “Lisa”. His father’s name is Tracy Way and his brother’s name is Deion Jenkins, half-brother of Soulja Boy, who was killed in a car accident. In his early life, Soulja Boy’s family moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where he became interested in rap music. When he was 14, he moved to Batesville, Mississippi. His father made a recording studio in the family home to encourage his son to work on his music.

Soulja Boy’s age, height, and weight:

His fans ask How old is Soulja Boy? Well, Being born on 28 July 1990, Soulja Boy is 31 years old as of 2021. Soulja Boy’s height is 1.73 m, and his weight is 67 kg.

Soulja’s personal life:

Soulja and Jackie
Soulja and Jackie

Soulja Boy’s girlfriend is Jackie, the woman he is having a baby with. Soulja confirmed he is having his first child with his girlfriend, Jackie. The pair have kept their relationship a secret. The rapper broke the news to the world while sharing pictures and videos from his gender reveal party.

In June 2008, on DJ Cisco’s Urban Legend mixtape, legendary rapper Ice-T told Way to “eat a dick” and criticized Way for “killing hip-hop” and his song “Crank That” for being “garbage” compared to the works of other hip-hop artists such as Rakim, Das EFX, Big Daddy Kane and Ice Cube. The two then traded videos back and forth over the Internet. Kanye West defended Way by arguing that the younger artist created a new, original work for hip-hop. The feud was parodied in a 2010 episode of The Boondocks.

On December 30, 2008, Soulja was robbed and beaten in his home. The first reports from the scene said that the robbers were six masked men with AK-47s. However, the day after the incident, a video surfaced on the internet of two masked men claiming sole credit for the crime. In January 2009, Soulja Boy described the night to MTV News. He said came home very late at night after an album release party and was recording songs with friends when the robbers entered his home with their guns pointed at them. He claimed the robbers kicked in the door and pointed an AK-47 at his friend’s head.

On the night of March 22, 2011, Soulja’s younger brother, Deion Jenkins, was killed in a car crash.

In 2020, Soulja Boy removed all his face tattoos so that he could transition into roles in film and television. He got his first face tattoo when he was 16, much to his mother’s disapproval. He’s been talking about having them removed since 2016. He doesn’t want to be typecast as a gangster or drug dealer in acting roles and feels he would be if he kept them.

Soulja’s career:

Soulja successfully promoted his music online in 2004 and established his Stacks on Deck Entertainment label, he moved back to Atlanta to pursue industry leads and started doing live performances.

In November 2005, Soulja Boy posted his songs on the website SoundClick. They got positive reviews and he opened accounts on YouTube and MySpace.

In March 2007, he recorded “Crank That (Soulja Boy)’ and Soulja Boy released his first independent album, “Unsigned and Still Major: Da Album Before da Album.” He also made a low-budget video to showcase the “Crank That” dance. By the end of May 2007, “Crank That (Soulja Boy) had been played on the radio and he signed a deal with Interscope Records. By September 2007, “Crank That” was number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and remained there for seven consecutive weeks. The song also went on to earn Soulja a Grammy nomination.

In October of 2007, his first major-label album was released and reached number four on the U.S. Billboard 200 and has since been certified platinum by the RIAA. Fourteen months later, he released his follow-up album”, SouljaBoyTellem.”

Soulja Boy released his third studio album, “The DeAndre Way,” in 2010. His fourth studio album, “Loyalty,” was released in 2015. Soulja Boy has collaborated with several other hip-hop artists such as Gucci Mane, Sammie, Shawty Lo, and Arab. His fifth studio album, “How Can You Blame Me?” was released in 2019.

The rapper was also featured in Forbes. The magazine placed him among the Hip Hop Cash Kings for the year.

He also has his own clothing lines, S.O.D clothing, and BLVD. Soulja Boy has appeared in a total of six films and thirteen television shows.

Record Label:

Way founded his record label Stacks on Deck Entertainment (SODMG) in 2004, while Way was signed to Interscope. Since founding the label, he signed various artists. On May 30, 2016, Way announced that all artists signed to SODMG had been dropped. In 2019, Way re-signed Lil 100 and signed Atlanta artist 24hr.

Real Estate:

Soulja Boy owns a home in Agoura Hills, California, just outside of Los Angeles. He formerly owned a home in McDonough, Georgia outside of Atlanta. He sold that property in 2010.

How much does Soulja Boy make a day?

Soulja Boy later claimed he made “at least $7 million in a month,” which amounts to roughly $233,000 a day. For comparison, Soulja earned $6 million in an entire year back in 2010, when he made his debut on Forbes’ Hip Hop Cash Kings list.

What is Soulja Boy’s net worth in 2021?

As of 2021, Soulja Boy has a net worth of $30 million.

What is Soulja Boy’s net worth in 2022?

Soulja Boy is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. As a versatile artist, Soulja Boy earned a big part of his net worth from Singing and tours.

As of 2022, Soulja Boy net worth is $30 million.

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