Lil Nas X blew the internet through his famous song ‘Down Town Road,’ and from that day on, there was no turning back for him. He kept on releasing one hit after another, and through that, he earned millions of dollars in no time. So, here we will find out how Lil Nas spent his millions, how his life was before, and many other things.
Nas X’s key facts
● Lil Nas X earns around $2 million per year
● His monthly income is approx $200,000
● Lil Nas gifted his $150,000 ‘Down Town Road’ car to Billy Ray Cyrus.
|Real name Montero Lamar Hill|
|Celebrated Name Lil Nas X|
|Birthplace Atlanta, Georgia|
|Date of birth April 9th, 1999|
|Height 6ft 2in|
|Hair Black Eye color Black Parents Robert Stafford (Father), Tamakiya Hill(mother)|
|Siblings Yes Religion Christianity (atheist) Nationality American Zodiac Aries|
|Marital status Single|
Montero Lamar Hill, or Lil Nas X, was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1999, on April 9th. Lil Nas has a big family of six brothers and four sisters. Montero’s parents divorced when he was very young, and that’s how he spent a few years of his life with Nas’s grandmother and mother in Bankhead courts, Atlanta, where he grew up.
After four years of living with his mother, he won Nas’s custody, and he moved in with her father, R.L. Stafford, a gospel singer in Austell, Georgia. Then when Lil Nas was 14, to avoid, in his words, “the wrong crowd,” he moved to Lithia Springs, Georgia.
Then while growing up, Lil Nas lost contact with his mother, and it is reported that his mother was a drug addict.
Lil Nas’s father kept inspiring him about music; he attended the school Alfred Blalock Elementary School, Lindsey middle, and Pebble Brook High School. Even though he was good at studies in middle school, around 13, he got obsessed with the internet and found it very interesting.
In 2017 Lil Nas Graduated from high school as one of the top students in his class. Then after finishing school, Lil Nas joined West Georgia University but dropped out in his first year to pursue his music career. But no matter how good Lil Nas X was at his studies, he always wanted to build an internet personality out of himself. And he stayed very active on all social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
While struggling for his rap, Lil Nas worked in Taco Bell, Six Flags, and Zaxbys. And he kept on uploading his rap songs on his YouTube and SoundCloud accounts.
Lil Nas X’s career & awards
Obsessed with the internet and rapping, Lil Nas kept making and uploading his rap songs on YouTube and SoundCloud and promoted them through his social media. Through those songs, he made a little fanbase. Then after uploading around 20 songs, Lil Nas created one of the hit songs of the era.
On December 3rd, 2018, Lil Nas X released his song “Old Town Road,” a country Rap song. To make this song, he bought a beat from a beat-selling platform for $30, he recorded it at an Atlanta studio for $20, and his song was ready in less than an hour. Lil Nas understood marketing and how to promote his songs, so he made memes to promote “Old Town Road” and uploaded them on Instagram.
And soon, the video became a TikTok sensation. People started doing the #Yeehaw Challenge meme on TikTok, and many TikTok users found it fun and started making them as well. The song got so famous that it hit the top 19 on the Hit Country Song and Debuted on Billboard Hot 100.
A few months later, to support Lil Nas, Billy Ray Cyrus featured as a vocalist in the “Old Town Road” remix. And that song got streamed 143 million times a week, breaking Drake’s record. And by the end of 2019, that song got around 400 million views on YouTube.
In June 2019, Lil Nas released his second single, “Panini.” Later a remix was released featuring rapper DaBaby. Then in the same year, he released ‘Rodeo’ with Cardi B. And all of them were hits.
In 2020, he released his debut album ‘Almost Finished,’ and his new single, “Holiday,” placed on Billboard hot 100. Then in early 2021, he released another global hit, ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name),’ and this song of, Nas debuted at no.1 on Billboard hot 100.
All of his songs were top of the global hit list, and most of them were TikTok sensations. After Lil Nas X released other songs such as Industry Baby, Sun Goes Down, and That’s What I Want. And in 2022, Lil Nas X released his latest album ‘Late to da Party. Recently in 2021 and 2022, Nas appeared in various television series.
Lil Nas X’s other income
Lil Nas earns extra money from endorsements for influential brands like Wrangler, Durex, Taco Bell, Panera, Logitech, etc.
He even performed a virtual consent in a famous video game Roblox where 33 million people watched his live virtual gaming concert and bought merchandise.
After his biggest hit Old Town Road Nas released C for Country, a children’s book. And later, he partnered with MSCHF for Nas’s controversial Satan Shoes.
Lil Nas X’s personal life
Lil Nas is very secretive about his love life. But in June 2019, Lil Nas came out to his father, and on the last day of Pride month in 2019, he officially announced through social media that he was gay.
Lil Nas X’s net worth
Currently, Lil Nas X’s net worth is around $14 million.
|Name Lil Nas X|
|Profession Rapper, singer, songwriter|
|Net worth (2022) $14 million|
|Assets and investments $5.7 million|
|Cars owned 4+|
Lil Nas X’s net worth summary
Lil Nas X’s assets
Lil Nas has a $2.4 million mansion in Sherman Oaks, California. He bought this house in 2021; it is based on a 2,580 sq. ft living space; the interior of this house includes four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms, a fireplace, a big kitchen, built-in speakers, a secret room, etc. And outside, this mansion has a beautiful lawn, deck, and hot tub.
Lil Nas X’s cars
● Mercedes Benz GLE53 AMG, for which Lil Nas X paid around $116,000
● Custom Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
● Ford Mustang Convertible that cost around $33,000
● 2022 Bentley Bentayga cost $165,000
● Maserati Gran Turismo, this car is one of his favorites he gifted to Billy Ray Cyrus; this car cost around $150,000
Lil Nas X Other Investments
Lil Nas also loves to invest in our jewelry; last year, he spent $30,000 and a diamond manicure that cost around $5,000 to $15,000. And he has many other expensive and extraordinary jewelry in his collection.
Another thing Lil Nas has been obsessed about since his teenage years is sneakers. He has so many sneakers in his wardrobe; a few are Off white Air Jordan, Air Jordan Gatorade, Air Jordan XIII Melo, etc.
Lil Nas X’s net worth growth
|Net worth in 2018 was $600,000|
|Net worth in 2019 was $4 million|
|Net worth in 2020 $7 million|
|Net worth in 2021 $11 million|
|Net worth in 2022 $14 million|
With his wise decision-making skills and marketing strategies, Lil Nas knew how to do the right thing at the right time. And with his talent, he gained massive popularity in no time, and some may hate him for that. But he doesn’t care and is working harder to make his career successful.
Frequently asked questions
● What is Lil Nas X’s net worth?
In 2022, Lil Nas X’s net worth will be $14 million
● Is Lil Nas X the singer of the song ‘DownTown Road’?
Yes, Lil Nas is the one who recorded that song and unloaded it in late 2018.
● What is Lil Nas’s sexuality?
In 2019, he came out and announced publicly that he was Gay.