Born as Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph into a family of Dominican ancestry on 22 October 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, under his stage name of 21 Savage he is an American rapper also known as The Slaughter King, and for his mixtapes ‘’The Slaughter Tape’’ and ‘’The Slaughter King’’.
So just how rich is 21 Savage as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, this Dominica- born rapper has a net worth of over $4 million, accumulated from his just three years-long career in the previously mentioned field.
21 Savage Net Worth $4 million
21 Savage comes from a problematic background, as he was permanently expelled from school in the DeKalb County School District in the seventh grade, as a result of gun possession. However, he went on to attend schools around the Atlanta metropolitan area, but eventually ended up in a youth detention center. Besides that, he also lost one sibling in a drug dealing- related shooting.
However, he didn’t let this stop him, as he released his debut single entitled ‘’Picky’’, which was made in collaboration with DJ Plugg, on 12 November 2014. It was additionally released in May 2015, on his debut mixtape, ‘’The Slaughter Tape’’, including on iTunes for free digital download and consisted of 14 songs, on which he collaborated with artists such as Metro Boomin, Zaytoven and Young Mercy Beatz, among others. In the same manner, he remained busy and published another mixtape in July of the same year, entitled ‘’Free Guwop’’ and produced by Sony Digital, again in collaboration with several artists, and was a tribute to his role model, the worldwide popular rapper Gucci Mane. As 21 Savage was working hard and had a lot on his plate, his efforts were recognized by the media and XXL magazine named him one of the ‘’Freshman Class’’ of 2016.
He continued working at a fast pace, releasing the join EP ‘’Savage Mode’’ in July 2016, working with the producer Metro Boomin, which was a worldwide success, and eventually peaked at number 23 on the Billboard 200. On that EP, 21 Savage had another notable song, entitled ‘’X’’, which went Platinum in the US. In early 2017, he announced that he signed a recording deal with Epic Records, a company owned by Sony Entertainment and in the following period, he naturally worked on his first studio album, entitled ‘’ Issa Album’’, released in July 2017 and distributed by Slaughter Gang, featuring 14 songs and received a positive response from both fans and critics. The album took second place on the Billboard 200 chart, with its lead single ‘’Bank Account’’ reaching the same spot on the Billboard Hot 100. To conclude, it is safe to say that although he comes from a problematic background, 21 Savage has risen above it with his talent, which helped him gain popularity and get his own spot in the rap world.
When it comes to 21 Savage’s private life, he is currently dating Amber Rose, an American model and talk show host. He had his four brothers and six sisters, however, his brother, Quantivayus died in a shooting. He has plenty of tattoos, one of them is dedicated to his deceased younger brother. Speaking about his religious beliefs, 21 Savage practices Ifá/Yaruba.
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