What is Lil Dicky net worth in 2019? How did the ex-boyfriend crooner attain such fame and wealth? Read to find out more about Lil Dicky’s impressive secret behind his salary, net worth, earnings and investment.
The Ex-boyfriend crooner who attained popularity for his song is an American who raps and also performs comedy. David Andrew Burd or Lil Dicky or LD as you will like to refer to him released his first album in 2015 and has gone on to release other songs featuring stars like Kevin Hart and Leonardo DiCaprio. Apart from being an entertainer, he is also an environmentalist as he talks against degrading and polluting of the environment. Lil Dicky Net worth is at $8 million today.
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Date of Birth||March 15, 1988|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
Born to a Jewish family on March 15, 1988, in Cheltenham Township, Philadelphia. During his upbringing, Lil attested to the fact that as a young boy he was emotionally weak and wasn’t good looking but he was an intelligent student and class favourite.
He attended Cheltenham High School and notably didn’t have any girlfriend while in school as he focused on his academics. After high school, he went on to study at the University of Richmond where he graduated with distinctions in 2010. Upon graduation, he moved to the city of San Francisco, California and worked at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. The company was impressed by his creative ability decided to move him from the accounts department to creativity department where he did tremendously well. Lil Dicky developed a passion for music at a young age and finally decided to pursue his musical career while still working.
His sojourn into the world of music was basically for him to venture into other aspects of entertainment which includes comedy, scriptwriting and acting. His plan wasn’t successful as he developed a passion for rap music and hasn’t stopped rapping. He released his first mixtape in 2013 titled So Hard which he recorded on his laptop.
After months of consistent hard work, he attained fame after he released the music video for his song “ex-girlfriend”. The video got trending on YouTube receiving millions of views. The success of his song didn’t slow him down as he continued releasing more songs. Dicky got broke and had to raise funds from his fans. He targeted $70,000 but was able to realise over a $100,000. He later joined the likes of Tyga and Chiddy Bang as he got signed to CMSN.
Having been signed to a record label released his first album Professional Rapper which he featured top artists. He set a record in the music video of the song Pillow Talking. In 2018, he featured Chris Brown in his song Freaky Friday which went on to top charts and also made him some money. He has continued to release top songs and has featured top stars. It is also worthy to note that Dicky has a special talent for mixing music with comedy.
How did he amass such wealth?
Lil Dicky amass his wealth mostly from his music and tours. He has gone on about 6 different tours in his short career and with the way he is going the sky would just be his starting point.
He is said to have bought a house in Los Angeles at a cost of $2.5 million and he also drives a Toyota Avalon XL.
As of 2019, Lil Dicky has an estimated Net Worth of $8 Million.
Awards and recognition
- -2016: Shorty Award for Best YouTube musician
- -2018: MTV Europe Music Awards for Best Video
- -2019: iHeartRadio Music Awards for Best musical video
Obviously, my aspirations are to be considered one of the best. Like, anyone rapping should have that mindset. – Lil Dicky
You hear a lot of rap songs about spending money. I thought, wouldn’t it be funny to make a song about saving money because it’s ironic, but beyond irony, I genuinely have pride in saving money. – Lil Dicky
The way you respect hip-hop is by being true to yourself. – Lil Dicky