Demario DeWayne White Jr. is the artist better known by his stage name MoneyBagg Yo. He is an American rapper and songwriter who is signed to Yo Gotti's record label, Collective Music Group (CMG), since 2016. Since then, he has been a very busy man. He is also signed to N-Less Entertainment and started his label called Bread Gang Music Group.
Although he had worked on a couple of projects before, MoneyBagg Yo's breakthrough came when Federal 3X and 2 Heartless made it to the top 20 debuting at number 5 and number 16 on the Billboard 200. He took the hip-hop industry by storm and owned it in 2020 with his latest album Time Served, which debuted at number 3 on the Billboard 200.
There is no doubt that with his talent, he is destined for great things. Maybe with his breakthrough legends such as Eminem and Lil Wayne will finally hang their boots, knowing there is someone worthy to take the industry to the next level.
MoneyBagg Yo profile summary
- Stage name: MoneyBagg Yo
- Birth name: Demario DeWayne White, Jr.
- Date of birth: September 22, 1991
- Place of birth: Memphis, TN
- Age: 28 years old
- Birth sign: Virgo
- Occupation: Rapper and songwriter
MoneyBagg Yo's biography
MoneyBagg Yo's real name is Demario DeWayne White, Jr. He was born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, the United States, on September 22, 1991. He is the son of Demario DeWayne White, Sr. (father), and Juanita White (mother).
He is the oldest of three siblings, although no information has been provided about his family and background. He loved hip-hop music from a young age and grew up listening to Yo Gotti, Future and Drake, who have been huge influences in his style of music.
Having been influenced by musical styles of Drake, Future, and Yo Gotti, MoneyBagg started to do freestyle rap together with his friend Elo who died in 2015. In 2012, MoneyBagg Yo released the mixtapes From Da Block 2 Da Booth and October 20.
In 2016, having been signed by CMG, he released three more mixtapes, one of which won a Memphis Hip-Hop Award for Mixtape of the Year in MoneyBagg Yo's hometown.
MoneyBagg Yo's Federal Reloaded is a revision of his first version of the Federal series with guest appearances from Y Grizzle, Young Dolph, and OG Boo Dirty. Its follow-up, ELO (Everybody Lives On), was done in memory of his dead friend Elo with guest appearances from Yo Gotti and Migos' Quavo and other established rappers.
He continued to work with Yo Gotti on 2 Federal, which was released in October 2016. The following year, he released Heartless, which debuted at number 177 on the Billboard 200. In October of the same year, he released Federal 3X, his debut since signing a distribution deal with Interscope.
In 2018, MoneyBagg did a compilation album called MoneyBagg Yo Presents: NLess Ent X Bread Gang. The following month, he released a sequel to his 2017 mixtape Heartless titled 2 Heartless.
MoneyBagg Yo's height is 5 feet and 11 inches tall (181 cm). The rapper weighs 72 Kg (158.73 Lbs). Other body measurements include shoe size 11.5 (US), chest size 44 inches, biceps size 15 inches, and waist size 32 inches making his measurements in the ratio 44-32-15 inches.
MoneyBagg Yo net worth
The artist has been making music for over a decade, but his breakthrough only came recently. Compared to many established artists, he has a long way to go in terms of wealth, but he has started on the right footing.
As of 2020, MoneyBagg Yo's net worth is $4 million, but this figure might be changing very quickly. Given that his latest album has debuted considerably well, more deals might be coming his way, translating to more millions in his bank account.
MoneyBagg Yo's girlfriend
MoneyBagg Yo seems to be a very private person with little information about his personal life disclosed to the public. It is alleged that he briefly dated Megan Thee Stallion in 2019 before they broke up. He is currently dating model Ariana Fletcher, popularly known as Ari. Ari happens to be the ex-girlfriend of rapper G Herbo.
During a radio interview where he was the guest, MoneyBagg Yo revealed to Dj SuperStar and Gray Rizzy that he has seven children sired with four different women. That was back in 2017, which means he might have added other children since that time.
He has also mentioned in one of his songs that four of his children are boys. His kid's names are Trevante White (son), Hazel White (daughter), Memphis White (son), Tricario White (son), Drey White (son), and Tracery White (daughter).
MoneyBagg Yo lives the best life he can, and this means fancy mansions. Most of his photos feature palatial homes that he either owns or rents.
MoneyBagg Yo cars
Cars are an important part of a man's life when he has money. When it comes to MoneyBagg Yo, his car brand is BMW. He has several of these vehicles.
As is the case with many hip-hop artists, MoneyBagg has embraced the thug life and has been caught on the wrong side of the law. On March 14, 2016, for instance, he was arrested during his CD release party for weapon possession, drug trafficking and related charges along with 28 others. In 2017, he was involved in a shooting at a New Jersey Turnpike rest stop.
Years of hard work and consistency have made MoneyBagg Yo the man he is today. He began by freestyling with his friend, but he always had his eyes on the prize. After years of releasing tracks and mixtapes, his music has finally caught the attention of many. He has debuted in the top 20 on the Billboard Charts. That is just the beginning. His fans should expect to hear more good music from the artist in the coming years.
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