Lil Dicky - Biography
Last Modified: Aug 2, 2020
|Born on :||March 15, 1988 (age 32)|
|Birth Name /
|David Andrew Burd|
|Birth Place:||Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Mother's Name:||Jeanne Burd|
|High School:||Cheltenham High School|
|University:||University of Richmond|
|Height:||1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)|
|Weight:||71 kg (156.53 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Lil Dicky?
Lil Dicky is a rapper, comedian by profession and American by nationality. He is best known for his songs Ex-Boyfriend, Freaky Friday and his debut album Professional Rapper.
Lil Dicky: Age, Family, Education
Lil Dicky’s birth took place on March 15, 1988, in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, USA. He was born as David Andrew Burd to mother Jeanne Burd while the name of his father is not known. He has s step-brother.
Other facts about his parents, family, siblings, childhood are still under under the wraps.
Source: Instagram (young Lil Dicky)
and was educated at Cheltenham High School. Taking about his high school days, he had shared,
"I was a pussy. I was really awkward looking. I wasn’t getting any girls at all, but I was very class-clownish and I got good grades.”
After graduating, he enrolled at the University of Richmond. He graduated in 2010 with summa cum laude. His ethnicity is Ashkenazi-Jewish.
Lil Dicky: Girlfriend, Wife, Children
There are no records of him dating anyone since his fame in 2013. However, it is known that his song Molly is about his ex-girlfriend.
In June 2020 it was reported that he and his girlfriend Molly separated because he wanted to relocate to California for his music career, and she didn't want to uproot her life to move with him.
Currently, he is single, unmarried sans wife and children. As he is unmarried, divorce is out of context.
Lil Dicky: Career
His interest in music started when he was still a child. Growing up, he listened to hip-hop music and alternative rock. In the fifth grade, he started rapping. Lil Dicky has said that he started his career as a rapper "simply to get attention comedically, so I could write movies, write TV shows and act".
However, he fell in love with rapping, thus continued to rap and make music, Soon after graduating college, Lil Dicky moved to San Francisco, California. There he worked at the advertising agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners in account management.
In the meantime, Lil Dicky also began working on his debut mixtape, So Hard, taking over two years to finish it. In 2013, he released a song each week for the next five months. The same year on April 23, he released the music video for his song Ex-Boyfriend.
The song went viral, reaching 1 million views within 24 hours on YouTube and was followed by 32 songs and 15 music videos. But he had run out of money and he launched a Kickstarter, stating,
"I've officially run out of money... In a nutshell, you are funding phase two of my rap career."
Within months, $113,000 was raised so that Lil Dicky could make more music, music videos and touring.
On July 31, 2015, Lil Dicky released his debut album Professional Rapper followed by EP I'm Brain in September 2017 and new hit single Freaky Friday featuring Chris Brown on March 15, 2018.
He released song Earth on April 20, 2019, which features Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kanye West. The song which focused on global warming and pollution went viral.
His first live concert was at TLA in Philadelphia on February 19, 2014, and on April 2, 2018, Lil Dicky announced his tour in Australia and New Zealand for the first time. Lil Dicky’s Life Lessons Tour began in 2018 while Looking for Love Tour and (Still) Looking For Love Tour was in 2015 and 2016 respectively.
The rapper and comedian have worked with T-Pain, Rich Homie Quan, Hannibal Buress, Fetty Wap, Brendon Urie, RetroJace, etc.
Lil Dicky: Net Worth, Salary
The net worth Dicky is estimated to be around $8 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.
Lil Dicky: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
His official website is lildicky.com. On social media sites such as nstagram, Twitter, Facebook, Lil Dicky is followed by millions of followers.
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