YG: The Compton Rapper’s Baby No. Two Is On The Way. How Does He Make His Fortune?

“If money’s the only goal then we all gon fail.”

An American rapper, Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson is popularly known by his stage name YG from Campton, California who has recently released a single Stop Snitching in April 2019 from his fourth album 4Real 4Real.

Do you think YG and Mustard as iconic as the rapper Dr. Dre and Snoop Dog?

The 29-year-old West Coast rapper compared himself and Mustard to the legend rappers Snoop and Dr. Dre and mentioned the classic producer-rapper pair in the caption: “Snoop & Dre,” it read.

Let’s figure out the unknown facts about YG’s net worth, age, career, personal life and much more.


Quick Facts

Full Name Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson
Net Worth $ 3 Million
Date Of Birth March 9, 1990
Place Of Birth Compton, California, U.S.
Age 29
Profession Rapper, Songwriter, Actor
Nick Name  Young Gangster (YG)
Girlfriend Catelyn Sparks
Children One

Net worth

The Compton rapper earns a decent amount of money through his music sales and mixtapes. YG has been rapping from his teenaged and until now, he has released four albums and several mixtapes with many big names.

YG has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Talking about his other assets, Yg has owned a beautiful mansion in Malibu and  Calera de Tango, Chile. Further, he hasn’t revealed any information regarding his cars collection but we assumed that he drives exclusive cars across the USA.

Furthermore, YG is an actor and has starred in numerous movies including We The Party, Blame It On The Streets, White Boy Rick, and so on.

Rise to Stardom

Keenon Jackson aka YG loved for music runs in his vein. Growing in the troubled household, music is the only one that he never escaped from. After joining the Blood gang, he started performing in many local concerts and clubs.

In 2009, YG signed with Def Jam. Prior that, he released his mixtape 4Fingaz and then went to release several mixtapes The Real 4Fingaz, Just Re’d Up, 4 Hunnid Degreez, Just Re’d Up 2 and Boss Yo Life Up Gang. Moreover, he featured in Yo Gotti’s Act Right which peaked at number 100 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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YG released his debut studio album My Krazy Life in 2014 which peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 and sold over 60,000 copies. By 2017, the album was certified platinum by RIAA. It includes four singles; Left Right, My Nigga, Who Do You Love? and Do It to Ya.

The second album Still Brazy was released in June 2016, featuring the rap artists like Drake, Lil Wayne, Nipsey Hussle, Slim 400. His second album reached No.6 on the Billboard 200 and also, received positive reviews from the critics as well as listeners. It was YG’s second top album on the Billboard 200.

Consequently, the rapper released his third album Stay Dangerous in 2018 that top five on the Billboard 200, selling over 500,000 units in the United States. As of 2019, the third album was certified gold by RIAA.

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In addition, Carey and YG performed I Don’t Live on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in February 2017. On April 3rd, 2019, YG announced via Twitter that his fourth album Surprise album released on April 12 but later he told, the released date was postponed to May 2019 due to the death of his close friend, Nipsey Hussle.

Stop Snitching

On April 23, 2019, the Compton rapper dropped a single Stop Snitching from his fourth album  4Real 4 Real which is set to be released on May 24, 2019.

Throughout his career, the Still Brazy actor has received several awards nomination. YG won BET Hip Hop Awards for Track of the Year and for Best Collabo, Duo or Group for My Hltta in 2014.

Legal Issues

We aren’t surprised it any celebrities involve in any controversies, scandal, and legal issues. The Stop Snitching rapper had been engaged in a feud with Tekashi in August 2018. He used a 6ix9ine imposter in his Bulletproof video, where he labels the “Gummo” rapper as a pedophile in reference to his 2015 charges of using a child in a sexual performance.

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In the earlier year, in November, YG was arrested for slamming into someone’s front yard outside LA by his SUV.  According to sources, YG was in the back seat of the car while his driver was driving a car.

YG and His Girlfriend, Catelyn Sparks Are Expecting Their Child

Congrats are in order for YG.

The rapper and his girlfriend Catelyn Sparks confirmed that they expecting their second child together. YG has already three-year-old daughter named Harmony with Sparks. He posted a picture of his daughter on his Instagram with a caption “Best gift ever.”

YG's daughter, Harmony
YG’s daughter, Harmony

The duo has registered at Buy Buy Baby and Target for items such as strollers, pacifiers, and bottles. Additionally, YG’s collaborator Mustard is adding his family. Mustard and his fiancee Chanel Thierry are also expecting their child.

According to Daily Mail, Thierry hosted a birthday party for YG’s girlfriend, Sparks at Mastro’s Steakhouse on Wednesday and also, they have been attending maternity classes together.

Early Life

YG was born as Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson on March 9, 1990, in Compton, California, United States. His father was sent to jail due to some legal issues. Eventually, the family lost their home and had to struggle to survive. YG had a very rough childhood.

before joining the Blood gang, he was involved in some robberies and went to jail for a few times. He has a keen interest in music from an early age which he later transformed to his profession. As a teenager, she started performing in many clubs and eventually build his career as a rapper.

Social Media

The Blame It On the Streets rapper is active on all over the social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Not only that if you a fan of the rap song then you also listen to his songs on Spotify.

YG paid tribute to the late rapper Nipsey Hussle who died on shooting on March 31, 2019, via social media. YG and Nipsey have collaborated multiple songs in their career, most notably on YG’s 2016 hit FDT (Fuck Donald Trump).

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Lost for words kuz i got so many of em ???????????? We went thru so much shit together tryna make it out of LA with this rap shit, But we always got thru it then talked about it & after we talked. We laughed! You was a real big bro to me no kap. YOU 1 OF A KIND! I took so long to post you kuz I Kant believe this shit, I don’t wanna believe this shit. I’m not never accepting it. IDGAF what nobody say. It wasn’t yo time to go I’m lost homie. We had so much shit in the works. TV shows that was being written, A album “2 OF AMERIKKKAZ MOST WANTED” that we tried to work on twice but it never got done, If niggaz know NIP then Niggaz know bro got his own recording process. He rather start doin musik at 10am ???????????????????????????????????????????????? But we was 4sho gone do it 1 day, damn bro I’m sick. The shit we had is forever bro! THE WORLD DIDNT KNOW WHAT THEY HAD TILL YOU WAS GONE I BEEN KNEW! @nipseyhussle ????❤️????❤️????

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