Young Dolph is a famous rapper who lost his life before his career took a more oversized shape. Dolph worked hard to achieve everything he had and earned millions and millions of dollars from his rap career. In this article, you’ll learn about young Dolph’s biography, cars, net worth, and how he died. So, keep reading and find interesting information about young Dolph.
Young Dolph’s key facts
● Young Dolph’s salary was $250,000
● His net worth is probably more than $3 million
● Get a $22 million offer for his label Paper Route Campaign which he declined. ● The cost of his watch collection is around $750,000
Adolph Robert Thornton Jr.
Chicago, Illinois, US
Date of birth
July 27, 1985
November 17, 2021
Cause of death
36 ( in 2021)
Mr. Thornton (father) and Mrs. Thornton (mother)
Young Dolph was born in 1985, on July 27, in Chicago, Illinois. His parents named him Adolph Robert Thornton Jr. He was named after his father. Young Dolph had four siblings, two sisters and two brothers, as his parents hustled to earn money to run the family. They finally had to send Adolph, AKA Young Dolph, to his grandmother’s place in Memphis.
Young Dolph grew up in the same neighborhood as his father did. But keeping three children away from a gang-ridden community was hard for his grandmother. But she did a somewhat successful job, even though she got involved for a time and earned a little money which Yong Dolph used to support his family.
Then after graduation from high school and started working on his rap career. And his cousin Key Glock also a famous rapper, introduced young Dolph to the rapping career. He hustled for a few years in his career, but in 2009 his grandmother passed away, significantly impacting him. He used rap and music to express his emotions as a healing process. And that’s how his career started.
Young Dolph’s career & awards
Young Dolph released his first Mixtape, Paper Route Campaign, in 2008. Then after some other records in 2011, he released High School Street Music, both part 1 and part 2. Then he started improving his rapping skill daily and found his style.
Dolph always believed in working independently, so In 2016, Dolph released his first album, King of Memphis, under his ‘Paper Route Empire label. It got the position on the Billboard 200. Then in 2017, Young Dolph released a music video for “Play wit yo’ bitch’ aiming at his rival Yo Gotti. After that, he was under attack. Using that publicity, he released ‘Bulletproof,’ his second studio album. In 2018 he released ‘Nigga get shot every day.
Then in 2018, Young Dolph signed a record deal with Empire Distribution. And release an album, Role Model. Then he made his first collaboration with Key Glock named Dum and Dummer. The album got placed in the top 10 albums on the Billboard 200.
In 2020 during the time of covid, Young Dolph released a single named ‘sunshine.’ Then he made excellent albums such as ‘Rich slave’ ‘Dum, and Dummer 2’. Unfortunately, his career didn’t get a chance to go forward due to his sudden death.
After his death, on January 21, 2022, an album named ‘Live long young Dolph’ was released to give a posthumous tribute to Young Dolph.
Young Dolph’s personal life
Young Dolph was close to his family and tried to work harder to secure their future. In 2012 he married Mia Jaye and was in a long-term relationship. They had two children together, Tre Tre and Aria. The first child was born in 2014, and the second in 2017.
In 2017 he even got shot and survived and later made an album. He used to collaborate with his cousin Key Glock, and in 2020, he posted on Instagram that he wanted to retire from music and focus on his child.
Young Dolph’s net worth
By the time Young Dolph died, his net worth was $3 million. But Dolph’s net worth is believed to be more than that as he owns many companies and his car collection alone is very pricey.
Adolph Robert Thornton Jr.( Young Dolph)
Singing, Rapper, Songwriting, Record producer
Net worth (2022)
Assets and investments
Young Dolph’s net worth summary
Young Dolph’s Real estate
Young Dolph said that he owns 100 properties in Memphis and will buy more for his children’s future. But there are no problem addresses or images available of his properties. He wanted to buy a property every year by the time his children were 18, and by then, they had their million-dollar property and didn’t have to worry about money.
Young Dolph’s cars
He loves owning various exotic cars in his life, and designing them in camo has become his signature style. Mercedes G-wagon was the first car he designed in camo; after all modifications, it cost him around $200,000. Dodge Challenger Demon SRT is one of the classiest cars that he owned.
After his few internal and external changes, he paid $100,000. Then on his list was Bentley Continental GT, for which he had to pay more than $25,000, an exotic car collection is incomplete without Rolls Royce Phantom EWB, and the costly modification of this car cost him a total of $520,000. Rolls Royce SUV expenses nearly $500,000. Mercedes Benz Maybach cost $180,000, Ferrari 488 cost $650,000, and many other cars.
He also used to own a Lamborghini Aventador for $500,000, but he gave it away to a fan.
Young Dolph watches
Young Dolph even had many excellent watches in his collection. Such as, Rolex Sky-dweller is customized with diamonds. It cost him around $35,000, the Patek Philippe Nautilus Chronograph price $180,000; Rolex Day-date price $60,000. Richard Mille RM11 with all the diamonds, the watch looks more like a bracelet than a watch; it cost him $250,000. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore price $60,000. Cartier Santos Skeleton price $50,000. And many other watches in his collection.
So, he had spent approximately $750,000 on his watch collection.
Young Dolph accessories
A star ring made by Eliantte. Diamond engraved ‘Pre’ chain represents his label, Paper Route Empire. The chain is worth around $100,00. The next is a pendant of himself that is custom and designed by Jonny Denge with a 5,060-carat diamond.
He might be a smurf fan as he made an icy smurf chain full of white and blue diamonds. And the next is another animated character that young Dolph loves Sonic, so he decided to make a
fantastic sonic diamond pendant. Together all this jewelry cost him nearly a million.
Young Dolph’s net worth growth
Net worth in 2018
Net worth in 2019
Net worth in 2020
Net worth in 2021
Net worth in 2022
Young Dolph Death
Unfortunately, Adolph Robert Thornton Jr. Died on November 17, 2021. He was shot 22 times when he went to Makeda’s homemade butter cookies to grab some cookies for his mother. In the CCTV footage, it is shown that in a white two-door Mercedes Benz, two gunmen came out of it and gunned him down.
The murderer Justin Johnson has many criminal records from the past and is a part of a criminal gang. The first suspect was found and charged with a first-degree murder warrant. Then the second suspect Cornelius Smith also charged with first-degree murder. But they proved non-guilty of first-degree murder because of a lack of evidence.
It’s tragic when he wanted to spend the most with his children; he got killed.
Even though he died at a very early stage of his life, people will remember him. His music was so unique and meaningful that it greatly attracted his fans. He worked hard to achieve something bigger in life and support his family. He is a loving person as well as a father.
Frequently asked questions
● How did Young Dolph die?
He died because of gunshots. There were 22 gunshot wounds found in his body.
● What is Young Dolph’s net worth?
It’s more than $3 million.
● Does Young Dolph have children?
Yes, he had two children. By the time he dies, his children are pretty young.