|Net Worth:||$30 Million dollars|
|Born:||July 28, 1990|
|Place of Origin:||Chicago, United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||Rapper/Song Producer/Actor|
Soulja Boy is a world famous professional rapper, song producer and actor. His birth name is DeAndre Cortez Way. He belongs from Chicago, Illinois. In 2007, he launched his first single ‘Crank That (Soulja Boy)’. The album gained him worldwide success.
After then, he became a world renowned rapper and song producer. According to reports, Soulja Boy net worth has reached to $30 million.
Soulja Boy a.k.a DeAndre Cortez Way was born on 28th of July, 1990. His star sign is Leo. He was born in Chicago, USA. At the age of six, he moved to Georgia with his family. Knowing his passion for music, Soulja boy’s father provided him with a recording studio. Soulja Boy’s age was 14 at that time.
In 2005, Soulja made some music and posted on a famous song-sharing site. He got a good response. He then decided to use social media and made accounts on Myspace and YouTube. In 2007, he recorded ‘Crank That’ and launched his debut independent album.
Soulja boy is an internet sensation and that is the main reason for his success. A mentioned earlier, Way shared one of his very first music on a famous song-sharing site and got a positive response. After getting a good response, Soulja used social media to expand his music career. He shared his music on social media platforms.
In 2007, Soulja got success when he released his song ‘Crank That’. The song was a huge hit and got number one position on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The success of the song led him signed by Interscope Records.
Soulja Boy’s next two albums failed to get attention from the audience. From 2011 to 2014, the musician released numerous mixtapes. These mixtapes gained him major success. The Universal Music Group signed Soulja Boy in 2014. After that, the rapper released several albums, singles, and videos and get world-wide success.
In 2008, Soulja Boy launched his official line of clothing ‘S.O.D clothing’. And in the same year, the musician released his famous shoe line ‘Yums’. In 2012, the singer launched his another line ‘BLVD. Supply’. This line has a store in Los Angeles, California.
In January 2009, Way announced to the world that he is going t released his own cartoon titles Soulja Boy. But this animated series only had one episode so far. In October 2011, Peter Spirer released a documentary about Soulja Boy. The films contain some of Way’s live performances clips and interview of his father. The DVD Verdict panned the film due to its low visual quality.
As per 2018, Soulja Boy net worth is around $30 million.
Below are some of the best highlights of Soulja Boy career.
BET Hip-Hop Awards, Best Hip-Hop Dance, (2007)
- Souljaboytellem.com (2007)
- ISouljaBoyTellEm (2008)
- The DeAndre Way (2010)
- Plug Talk (2015)
- Loyalty (2015)
- Real Soulja 4 Life (2016)