How G-Eazy Easily Got a $9 Million Net Worth as an Artist
Gerald Earl “G Eazy” Gillum
Date of Birth: May 24, 1989
Profession: Rapper, Producer, Songwriter
A rapper, producer, and songwriter, G Eazy’s real name is Gerald Earl Gillum. The rapper has a net worth of $9 million.
The Californian-born rapper started his music career in his teens. He created a group called Bad Boyz and started recording. The group was into hip-hop, and they performed at various events for years. Most of their songs were released on Myspace.
While still in college, he managed to produce tracks for different artists. In 2009, G Eazy was awarded as NAACP Best Music on Campus award. The award plus his increasing popularity opened doors for him and he was able to perform as an opening act for well-known rappers like Drake, Snoop Dog, and Lil Wayne.
He was able to graduate college in 2011, and he has been on tour pretty much ever since. One of his songs, “Me, Myself and I,” hit the top of the charts. The song’s music video had more than 200 million views.
In 2012, after the release of “Endless Summer,” G Eazy started to perform more in the US. He also performed on Lil Wayne’s tour together with rapper 2 Chainz.
In June 2014 after being signed with RCA Records, he released “These Things Happen.” This was a hit, and it topped the charts not just in the US but also in Australia and UK. The Album sold more than 500,000 copies. This is what he was waiting for, a breakthrough!
He made another hit album called “When It’s Dark Out” in 2015. This makes it his second consecutive album reaching the top of the charts. The album went over the one million sales mark and was recognized as platinum.
His music has been featured many times in TV shows and movies. Here are a few shows and films that featured his work: Ghostbusters, Strictly Come Dancing, and The Fate of the Furious, all of which were released in 2016.
Gerald certainly loves music, but he is into acting as well. He had a part of “Pia Mia: Fuck With You” in 2015 and “Tunnel Vision” in 2016. He is also said to be part of the cast of the film “The Peach Panther,” which will be released this year.
Another source of his income are his endorsements. Some of the famous brands that hired him are Levi’s, Shoe Palace, 1800 Tequila, RARE panther, and Adidas.
When it comes to his personal life, Gerald is a bit secretive about the details. He doesn’t reveal that much. His love life is still under speculation, and there is no word or confirmation coming from G Eazy himself, keeping the public guessing about his relationships.