Young Thug: Early life, Career, Kids & Net Worth

Life always doesn’t seem to be the bed of roses. When the time comes, there is no choice rather than being strong and address change. The scenario crosses the life of Jeffery Lamar Williams, AKA Young Thug as well. From being a juvenile prisoner to current higher net worth and performing collaboration with stars like Future, cash out, Gucci Mane.

Jeffery Lamar Williams is an example to most people who think there is only darkness all along the tunnel if they don’t see the light through the end. The story of Williams is something that attracts the reader who is low and slow in life as a motivational asset.

Young Thug
Young Thug

Such is the flow of the story of Williams that tends to attract the interest of the reader. So, the scrolling goes all the way down.

Quick Bio

 Date of Birth: 1991, August-16
 Age: 28 years old
 Birth Nation: United States of America
 Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name: Jeffery Lamar Williams
Birth Name: Young Thug
NickName: Jeffery
Nationality: American
Birth Place/City: Atlanta, Georgia
Ethnicity: Black
Profession: Rapper
Net Worth: $3 million
Salary: Unknown
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Famous for: Rapper singer-songwriter, record producer
Affair with: Jerrika Karlae
Girlfriend: Jerrika Karlae
Children: 6
Divorce: N/A
Awards: BET Awards

Early Life

Young Thug is the stage name of  Jeffery Lamar Williams. He was the 10th children in 11 who was born on August 16, 1991, in Atlanta.

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The childhood of Young Thug was hard as it was amidst the crimes and weak influence. Due to lots of children in the family, he was not able to get a good education for an extended period.

His elder brother was shot in front of his eyes and one of his brothers is still serving the accusation of murder.

During his teen days, he was into bad habits like gambling and also drug addiction. When he was in elementary school, he broke his teacher’s arm. Later he went into juvenile prison for four years as well.

He became a father at the age of 17 and slowly knew his interest in the field of rapping.

Career And Artistry

The musical career of young thug began in 2010 when he gave the guest appearance in Truroyal’s song “she can go.” After the release of 3 installments of mixtapes, he caught the eye of Gucci Mane. From there on, his life changed.

He went on to work with the future, cash out, and with Justin Bieber in one of his songs. He currently features in the hit song “Havana” by Camila Cabello. The song peaked one at billboard top 100.

Young has received both praise and criticism for his style and his voice. Pitchfork has told his style extraordinarily distinctive and a weird approach to rapping.

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Williams himself claims that he can think and write a hit song in minutes but is learning how to sing a song and appropriate mannerism properly.

Similarly, talking about his fashion sense, the vibe magazine called young thug like one of the most unpredictable, outlandish, and charismatic personalities in hip-hop today.

In February 2018 Young thug rebranded himself  “S*X”

Personal Life

Young thug has six children from 4 women. The first child was born when he was 17 years.  On April 2015, the engagement between Jerrika Karlae and Young Thug took place. Young thug bought his first house in September 2016. The house is based in Atlanta.

The house is more than 11000 sq ft. It contains six bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a full bar, a theater, and a four-car garage.

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Legal Issues

The legal issues based on Thug’s life started from childhood. He was in juvenile prison at a very young age. In January 2017, a lawsuit was filed against Young Thug for not appearing at a concert. Similarly, in April 2016, he got filed a lawsuit for the same reason again.

On September 24, 2017, he was arrested in Georgia for drug possession and a firearm. On September 7, 2018, Thug again was charged for trying to sell Methamphetamine, Hydrocodone, and Marijuana. However, he has never been too far from legal issues.


Apart from being on the legal issue, he has focused on philanthropy as well. In December 2016, he joined the #fightpovertyagain campaign.

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On June 29, 2017, all his earning of a sold-out concert was given to planned parenthood.

Net Worth

The primary source of the net worth of Young Thug is his music sales. He also endorses some of the brands and has supported Calvin Klein as well.

The estimate net worth by 2019 is termed to be $5 million dollars.

Things You Didn’t Know About Young Thug

  • At the age of 17, Young Thug became a father.
  • Grammy Awards 2019 was a big event for Young Thug as he won the best song award.
  • One of the favorite hobbies of Young thug is to gamble when he is not working.
  • Young thug says that he won’t be rapping till the age of 50.
  • One of his favorite songs is “work” by Rihanna.
  • Young thug believes that the artist shouldn’t be involved in politics.

 Social Media Presence

Young thug has 770k followers on Instagram and is actively involved in it. He has more than $3.51 million followers on Twitter. He is equally prominent on Facebook as well.

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