|Lil Yachty Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10½ in|
|Date of Birth||August 23, 1996|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Lil Yachty is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter who is known for songs like One Night, Minnesota, Peek a Boo, etc. The college dropout was a featured artist on Kyle’s song titled iSpy. He calls his style a bubblegum trap. Lil Yachty really admires the songs of Canadian rapper Drake and grew up listening to his songs. He has also been credited for co-creating the theme song for Chef Boyardee (canned pasta product brand) along with Donny Osmond in 2018.
Miles Parks McCollum
Lil Yachty, RD, Darnell Boat, Lil Boat
Mableton, Georgia, United States
Lil went to Alabama State University. However, he dropped out of the university just after two months to focus on his growing music career.
Rapper, singer, songwriter
- Father – Shannon McCollum (Photographer)
Lil Yachty is managed by Coach K, who is the co-founder of Quality Control studios.
Hip hop, trap
Quality Control, Capitol Music Group, Motown Records
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth was $8 Million in 2020.
5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm
73 kg or 161 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Lil Yachty has dated –
- India Love – Lil Yachty was reported to be in a relationship with model India Love. This relationship came to public knowledge in December 2016 after rapper Soulja Boy started posting pictures of him getting cozy with India, which led to Yachty calling out his old friend. Soulja responded by posting more pictures with her, leading to an escalation of their feud.
- Rubi Rose (2016-2017) – He was romantically involved with glamor model Rubi Rose between June 2016 to February 2017.
- Blac Chyna (2017)
- Jatavia Shakara Johnson (also known as JT) (2017-2019) – In November 2017, he started going out with rapper Jatavia Shakara Johnson. The duo dated for a while before parting was in October 2019.
- Teanna Trump (2019) – He hooked up with adult star Teanna Trump in the year 2019.
Race / Ethnicity
He likes to dye his hair in various shades of red and pink.
His natural hair color is ‘Black.’
- Eccentric hairdo
Lil Yachty has done promotional work for the following companies –
- Christian Dior
- EA Sports
- Icebox Jewelry
- Urban Outfitter
Best Known For
The popularity of his singles Minnesota and One Night from his first mixtape Lil Boat
In 2017, he released his debut studio album Teenage Emotions.
As a voiceover artist, he made his theatrical film debut by providing vocals to the character of John Stewart/Green Lantern, a member of the Justice League and Green Lantern Corps, in the 2018 animated superhero musical comedy film, Teen Titans Go! To the Movies, based on the television series Teen Titans Go!.
First TV Show
Lil Yachty was seen on the talk show Conan as a performer.
Lil Yachty Favorite Things
Lil Yachty Facts
- He supported Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential election and praised him for his work during the civil rights movement.
- In September 2016, he and one of his acquaintances were arrested at Palm Beach Gardens mall in Florida for a credit card fraud. But was later released on $11,000 bail. He maintains that the charges were expunged.
- He was supposed to stand in the backline at Kanye West’s fashion show. But he convinced the show director to get him in the first line by saying that his hair color matches his clothes and this would make the show look good.
- Before his career really took up, he worked at a McDonald’s restaurant alongside working as an assistant to his father.
- He was cast as the beatboxer in the 2018 fantasy-comedy television film titled Life-Size 2 (also known as Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve). The film stars Tyra Banks, Francia Raisa, Gavin Stenhouse, and others.
- On May 29, 2020, he released his 4th studio album, Lil Boat 3, through Capitol Records and Quality Control Music. The black-and-white album cover is a picture of a 2-year old Lil Yachty clicked by his father.
- In June 2021, Lil Yachty and Danielle Bregoli had invested $1 million in a Jewish dating app for people of high standards called Lox Club.
- In March 2023, Lil Yachty was one of the celebrities who were charged by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for violating investor-protection laws by promoting cryptocurrencies on social media without revealing that they were a paid sponsor. He later reached the settlement by paying almost $400,000.
- In September 2023, Lil Yachty and J. Cole teamed up for a new song titled The Secret Recipe.