Lil Uzi Vert - Biography
Last Modified: Oct 30, 2022
|Born on :||July 31, 1994 (age 28)|
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|Birth Place:||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA|
|High School:||Northeast High School|
|Height:||1.63 meter (5 feet 4 inch)|
|Weight:||68 kg (149.91 lb)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Lil Uzi Vert?
Lil Uzi Vert, born as Symere Woods, is a rapper, singer, and songwriter by profession and American by nationality. He is well known for his songs Money Longer, You Was Right, Bad and Boujee, among others.
Lil Uzi Vert (XXL Mag)
Lil Uzi Vert – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings
Lil Uzi Vert’s birth took place on July 31, 1994, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was born Symere Woods. Other facts about his early life including his parents, siblings, and the rest of the family are not shared with the public.
He began working at a Bottom Dollar store but quit after just 4 days. He was also kicked out of his home by his mother and Lil Uzi Vert soon got his face tattooed "Faith" under his hairline.
Lil Uzi Vert attended Northeast High School. But he did not graduate from high school and instead dropped out. His ethnicity is African-American.
Lil Uzi Vert – Girlfriend, Boyfriend, Gay
He began dating fashion designer Brittany Byrd in 2014. The couple had met in California where Byrd was attending Parsons School of Design. However, he and his girlfriend broke up after 3 years of relationship. Their breakup was announced on June 26, 2017, with the song Stole Your Luv. He went on to date Instagram model Britanny Renner for a short time in mid-2018.
Lil Uzi Vert was rumored to be gay. On 8 August 2017, he took to Twitter to confirm that his sexuality is actually bisexual. Currently, he seems to be single, but a secret romance cannot be ruled out.
He began dating JT in 2019.
Lil Uzi Vert, JT in 2021 (Image: UPI)
Lil Uzi Vert – Career
In 2010, Lil Uzi Vert began to rap under the name “Vert” and later changed his name to Lil Uzi Vert. His first project EP Purple Thoughtz Vol. 1 was released on January 19, 2014. He also released a single White Shit along with a music video. The track went viral in 2017.
Soon after the release of his EP, he was signed into The Academy imprint. This was followed by the release of the mixtape The Real Uzi on August 5, 2014, which was a great success in the hip-hop community.
Lil Uzi Vert then signed a record deal with Atlantic Records and soon released several songs on SoundCloud. He soon released his second mixtape Luv Is Rage on October 20, 2015, with collaborations with Wiz Khalifa and Young Thug.
This was followed by the release of the mixtape Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World (April 2016), and The Perfect LUV Tape (July 2016), which were certified Platinum and Gold by RIAA respectively.
Lil Uzi Vert also released Eps 1017 vs. The World (November 2016), Luv Is Rage 1.5 (February 2017) and 2 Luv Is 2 Rage (July 2017).
Lil Uzi Vert’s debut studio album Luv Is Rage 2 was released on August 2017, and was branded Platinum by RIAA. His upcoming album Eternal Atake is yet to be released.
Lil Uzi Vert has collaborated with fellow music artists Gucci Mane, Future, Quavo, Travis Scott, Frank Ocean, etc.
Lil Uzi Vert – Awards, Nominations
As of 2019, Lil Uzi Vert has had nominations for 3 Billboard Music Awards, 3 MTV Video Music Awards, 2 iHeartRadio Music Awards, and 2 Grammy Awards. Among the nominations, he won 2017’s MTV Video Music Awards - Song of the Summer.
Lil Uzi Vert – Controversy, Feud, Legal Issue
The rapper has been accused of being a Satanist, having been inspired by Marilyn Manson's worship and support of Satan. Lil Uzi Vert also has a longstanding feud against Don Cannon, DJ Dram, OG Maco, and Rich The Kid.
On December 8, 2016, he was arrested in Atlanta, Georgia for reckless driving. He was held at a $6,500 bond, which was eventually resolved with him receiving community service.
Lil Uzi Vert – Net Worth, Salary
His net worth is estimated to be around $25 million while his annual salary is under review.
Lil Uzi Vert – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media, he is active on Instagram with almost 10 million followers, on Twitter with around 5.3 million followers, and on Facebook with around 1.2 million followers. He has around 5.8 million subscribers on YouTube and also owns a website- liluziofficial.com.
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