Lil Yachty, age 25, whose real name is Miles Parks McCollum, is an American hip hop recording artist who was born on 23 August 1997 in Mableton, Georgia. He first received recognition for his debut single “One Night” which he released when he was 16 years old; the song has over 8 million views on YouTube. Then again in February 2016, he started to gain publicity online for his singles like “Minnesota” and “Bring It Back”, with the latter getting him coverage by many hip hop magazines.
Lil Yachty came into mainstream light when he was featured on the hip-hop group Migos’s single “Peek a Boo”. He is also known for his cheerful personality, outlandish fashion sense, and unique way of speaking.
Lil Yachty was born in Mableton, Georgia on August 23, 1997, to parents who were both biracial; his father is African American and his mother is Caucasian. His name is derived from his nickname “Tuna Boat”.
He was fascinated by music since he was two years old and would always sing along to the songs his mother played for him. He started using the computer at a young age and when he was three, he had already started recording himself singing over cartoon songs.
He went to Pebblebrook High School in Mableton but dropped out after a few months because people were making fun of him for his appearance and personality. He then went on to do his GED.
Personal Life Insights
He started dating Amber Rose in the summer of 2016 but their relationship ended sometime later. Currently, he is in a relationship with Megan Denise (Instagram Personality). Lil Yachty is a very active Twitter user where he has over 1 million followers and is known for his humorous tweets. He is also active on Instagram with over 2 million followers and is very popular on Snapchat where his handle is @lilyachty. Some of his other social media handles are Facebook, YouTube, and Soundcloud.
Net Worth Insights
Over the course of a few years, Lil Yachty has amassed a net worth of more than $8 Million. He owes his fortune to his record sales, concert tours, and brand endorsements. He is currently signed with the independent label Quality Control Music and also has been involved in many collaborations including those from Migos, D.R.A.M., Stefflon Don, KYLE, and many more.
Lil Yachty songs are characterized by an up-tempo style which is usually supported by trap percussion. His rap lines are often delivered in a sing-song manner which has earned him the nickname “Mumble Rapper”. He also uses autotune very prominently in his songs and mostly talks about smoking weed, hanging out with girls, and having fun.
- Lil Yachty Albums
- 2016 – Lil Yachty – The Album (Mixtape)
- 2017 – Lil Boat (Mixtape)
- 2017 – Teenage Emotions
- 2018 – Lil Boat 2 (Album)
- 2018 – Lil Yatchy – Lil Boat 2 (Album)
- Lil Yachty Mixtapes
- 2016 – Lil Yachty – Summer Songs 2
- 2017 – Lil Yachty – Lil Boat
- 2018 – Lil Yatchy – Lil Boat 2
- 2018 – Nuthin’ 2 Prove (Mixtape)
- All albums listed here are with Quality Control Music. Lil Yachty has also released three free EPs which include Summer Songs 2, Lil Boat, and Nuthin’ 2 Prove.
- “One Night” – 2013
- “Minnesota” – 2016
- “Peek a Boo” – 2016
- “Bentley Coupe” – 2016
- “Bring It Back” – 2016
- “All Around Me (feat. YG And Kamaiyah)” – 2017
- iSpy (feat. Lil’ Dickey) – 2017
- Broccoli (feat. DRAM) – 2017
- Forever Young – 2018
- “Better” – 2018
- Yah Mean – 2018
All listed singles can be downloaded on iTunes. Lil Yachty has also released many mixtape tracks that are not available for purchase anywhere. His most popular ones include “Minnesota”, “Boat Show”, “Peek a Boo”, “Bring it Back”, “Forever Young” and “All Around Me”.
Lil Yachty has been on tour since 2015 when he opened up for Rich The Kid. His first national headlining tour was in 2016 when the Summer Songs 2 Tour took him to many cities in the USA. He also went on a European tour later that year and one tour of Asia which was his biggest tour at that point. He later went on three more tours but the most recent one was canceled due to poor ticket sales.
Awards and Nominations
His single “Minnesota” has won a Teen Choice Award for Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song. Lil Yachty has received four nominations at the BET Hip Hop Awards which are Best Mixtape, Rookie of the Year, People’s Champ and Made You Look Award.
Age as of 2023
Lil Yachty was born on 23rd August 1997 making him 24 years old at the time of writing this biography.
Height and Weight
His height is 5′ 11″ tall and weighs 70 Kg.
Lil Yachty has been in a relationship with Megan Denise (Instagram Personality).
|Birth Name||Miles Parks McCollum|
|Stage Name||Lil Yachty|
|Net Worth||$8 Million|
|Profession||Songwriter, Singer & Rapper|
|Famous for||He featured in the New Madden 20 game mode Superstar KO.|
|Date of Birth||August 23, 1997|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Mableton (Georgia, USA)|
|House In||New York, USA|
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||42-30-35|
|Tattoo Info||Yes, inked on his chest and other body parts|
|Father||Shannon McCollum (Photographer)|
|Girlfriend||Megan Denise (Instagram Personality)|
|Highest Qualification||Drop Out from the Alabama State University|
|Alma Mater||Alabama State University|
|Favorite Actor||Will Smith|
|Favorite Actress||Jennifer Lawrence|
|Dream Holiday Destination||Malaysia|
|Favorite Food||Chinese Dishes|
|Love to do||Traveling & Singing Songs|
|Favorite Color||Pink & Brown|
Lil Yachty’s car collection is unknown. Lil Yachty has released a video showing off his Rolls Royce that he uses while driving around town.
Famous Quotes by Lil Yachty
“I got my name from one of my favorite artist growing up, his name is Soulja Slim.”
“I love tattoos because it’s like art.”
“I just don’t see the problem with tattoos, my face is tattooed.”
“I’m not a rapper forever. I want to be remembered as an artist when all this is said and done.”
“People are different in society today because of everything they see on social media.”
“I make music for people who are in high school now, or are in college.”
“I’m confident in myself, that’s why I do it.”
“When you’re sitting there by yourself bored out of your mind with nothing to do – turn on the TV for 15 minutes and see if you don’t get tired of it.”
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Lil Yachty has been on the rise for a while now and he’s not showing any signs of slowing down. He continues to release new music, collaborates with other artists, and provides plenty of entertainment through his live shows. His net worth is continuing to grow as well thanks in part to endorsements from big brands like Nike and Sprite. We hope you’ve enjoyed this article about one of hip-hop’s newest stars! What are your thoughts? Leave them in the comments below or share them directly with us on Facebook or Twitter!