Nathaniel Dwayne Young Dolph Pryor was born on the 16th of April 1981 in Adair Park, Memphis, Tennessee. He grew up in the area where he lived together with his father, stepmother and brother. Young Dolph attended Langston Hughes High School, where he initially participated in football; however, after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), he started to focus on music instead of sports.
His early life
The following year, his father was killed in a drive-by shooting. Dolph subsequently moved in with his grandparents and spent his school years at Cairo High School; there, he was kicked out for gang activity before dropping out altogether. He later served time in jail for drug possession before rising to prominence as a rapper under Yo Gotti’s label CMG (Capo Music Group). His wealth: The actual amount of Young Dolph net worth is reported to be as much as $3 million dollars. Despite having only four studio albums out there, each of them went gold or platinum and sold well over 400k copies. This made him one of the highest selling rappers of all time.
Young Dolph grew up in an underprivileged neighborhood in Memphis, Tennessee. His family was very poor and he ended up dropping out of school at an early age. However, Young Dolph always loved music and was passionate about becoming a rapper. As he continued to work on his craft, people started taking notice of his talent. This led to his signing with Yo Gotti’s CMG Label, which brought him a lot of attention from major record labels. Ultimately he decided to sign with Atlantic Records in 2015 after being told that there would be no ceiling for his potential if he stayed with CMG.
While Young Dolph was a very young rapper, he has already had a long and prosperous career. In 2001, he released his first album titled From Scratch that was self-released. After that, he took some time off to focus on his music and in 2009 began working with an Atlanta-based record label called Paper Route Empire. He later inked a deal with Yo Gotti’s Collective Music Group in 2013. Then in 2016, Young Dolph inked another deal with EMPIRE Recordings/Warner Bros Records which started gaining him more exposure and led to him getting his own show on BET called Everyday Struggle.
Young Dolph’s Death
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Young Dolph’s Net Worth
Dolph has an estimated net worth of $400,000. That’s less than many people might have expected given his musical success over his career. His biggest hit Get Paid was released in 2016 with a few months before he started his own label called Paper Route Empire. That same year he also signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label under their sports agency arm. He’d end up releasing 3 projects that year including one that was used as a soundtrack for Fox TV show Empire. The following year would see him release his biggest hit yet I Think She Like Me. The song would peak at #15 on Billboard Hot 100 chart but be featured on ESPN’s College Football coverage for most of 2017 and would earn Dolph hundreds of thousands of dollars through royalties.
Last Updated on November 23, 2021
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