As of 2021, the net worth of Lil Pump was roughly estimated at $8 million. He is an American producer, songwriter, a famous rapper. He became popular for the song, ‘Gucci gang, without forgetting his colourful hairstyles. The song managed to appear at number three in the billboard hot 100. Lil has been in recent news for being put under custody for accidentally shooting a gun while in his house.
Net Worth: $8 Million
Born: August 17, 2000
Country of Origin: United States of America
Source of Income: Professional rapper
Last Updated: 2021
Early Life of Lil Pump
Lil was born on August 17, 2000, in Miami, part of Florida. His father is Cuban, and mother is Mexican, and his real name is Gazzy Garcia. Lil is the only child. According to the interview in which he participated, he said that his parents had separated by the time he was six years old.
When he was thirteen years of age, His cousin named Lil Ominous introduced him to a guy known as Omar, who eventually collaborated. Lil was frequently expelled from every school he attended, either because of fighting or inciting other students for riots. He began to rap at a tender age, and if you have a close look on youtube, you will find videos that show his progress from 2012 to 2017.
Career Life of Lil Pump
In 2016, Gazzy freestyled a track that smokepurpp helped him to produce. The song named Lil Pump was released on Soundcloud, and he went ahead to produce several others where fans well received each release as he could manage to get millions of views on the music platforms. In 2017, he released another song ‘D Rose and Boss, which has been recorded almost over 70 million times on the platform since then.
The hit of D Rose’ was so strong as a result of this. After the video was published, it reached over 100 million views globally. The song Gucci gang followed the same year, and this was the mainstream for the success of Lil pumps music career. Some big personals such as Rick Ross, Gucci Mane, Chief Keef, and DJ Khaled have supported Lil to the extent of some doing debut album.
Some music platforms and Soundcloud have been so powerful in assisting the upcoming get their music recognized for the case of Lil pump is a good example. Soundcloud is a new platform for marketing the unsigned musicians who can afford little budget. Some of the other singles released by Lil Pump includes
- I love it where he featured Kanye West
- Esskeetit ‘Drug Addicts
- Butterfly Doors
- Racks on Racks
- Be like Me, where he was featuring Lil Wayne
- Welcome to the Party
Career Awards and Nominations
- Billboard award music awards and the top streaming song was Gucci gang of the year 2018
- MTV video music awards, push artist of the year was awarded to the song. Lil Pump in the year 2018
Garcia stated publicly on social media platforms as well as in lyrics that he is not able to read due to dyslexia.
On 15th February, Lil was put under custody for aimlessly firing a weapon in his house. According to his manager, he stated that three men tried to enter Lil’s house in SAN Fernando valley around 4 o’clock before they shut the door. On August 29, 2018, Garcia was held for driving in Miami, and he was not licenced. On 3rd September, he announced that he would be going to jail for three-term imprisonment for a parole violation of steaming from arrest. However, he featured in a live performance on American Television.
On December 4, the same year, he was again arrested by Danish police. After a performance in Vega, Copenhagen, this happened, for he was found in possession of marijuana, where he was fined $700-800. Garcia later went on life where he filmed himself flipping his middle finger at a police officer. Unfortunately, he was banned from entering the country for a couple of two years.
In December 2020, during the time of the covid-19 pandemic, Lil was banned from JetBlue for he refused to wear the mask on a flight from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles.
Some of the highlights about Lil pumps career are
- 2013, he started collaborating with Smokepurpp
- 2016 he started uploading music to SoundCloud
- 2017, he released his first music video on youtube
- 2017 the song Gucci Gang went viral