Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. ,known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American hip hop recording artist.

Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne

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Early Life

Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. was born on September 27, 1982, and grew up in the Hollygrove neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Family

His mother, a cook, gave birth to him when she was 19 years old. His parents divorced when he was 2, and his father permanently abandoned the family.

Education

Carter enrolled in the gifted program of Lafayette Elementary School and in the drama club of Eleanor McMain Secondary School. Wayne attended McMain in the early 1990s for two years. He moved to the Marion Abramson Senior High School. At McMain Magnet School, Carter was an honors student, but he dropped out at the age of 14 to focus on a musical career.

Career

In 1991, at the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label, and half of the duo The B.G.’z, alongside fellow New Orleans-based rapper Lil’ Doogie. In 1996, Lil Wayne joined the southern hip hop group Hot Boys, with his Cash Money label-mates Juvenile, Young Turk and Lil’ Doogie.

Hot Boys debuted with Get It How U Live!, that same year. Most of the group’s success came with their platinum-selling album Guerrilla Warfare (1999) and the 1999 single “Bling Bling”. Along with being the flagship artist of Cash Money Records, Lil Wayne is also the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of his own label imprint, Young Money Entertainment, which he founded in 2005.

Married Life

Lil Wayne has four children. His first child, daughter Reginae, was born when he was 16, to his high school sweetheart Antonia “Toya” Carter. They married on Valentine’s Day 2004 and divorced in 2006. He also got rapper Trina pregnant but she suffered a miscarriage. In July 2014, it was rumored he was dating singer Christina Milian whom he attended the ESPY Awards with.

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They later confirmed their relationship in mid-2015 after which they received criticism from their interconnected exes, singer Nivea and songwriter The-Dream.They split at the end of 2015 after collaborating on various singles, videos, and concert dates.

Age, Height & Measurements

Lil Wayne Age 36 years. Lil Wayne's height 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm), weight 130 lbs (59 kg). Body measurements Update Soon and Zodiac Sign Libra.
Lil Wayne Bio
Famous AsLil Wayne
ProfessionAuthor, Entrepreneur, Rapper, record executive, Singer, Songwriter
Age36 years
BirthdaySeptember 27, 1982
Birth PlaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Birth SignLibra
Height5 feet 6 inches (168 cm)
Weight130 lbs (59 kg)
Body MeasurementsUpdate Soon
Net Worth$155 million
SalaryUnder Review
Born NameDwayne Michael Carter, Jr.
NicknameLil’ Weezy, Baby Jr., Weezy F. Baby, BM Jr., Birdman Jr., Tunechi
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityBlack
ReligionChristianity
Sexual OrientationStraight
Body ShapeStraight
Shoe Size8 (US)
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
SchoolLafayette Elementary School
UniversityUniversity of Phoenix
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseAntonia Toya Carter
Relationship WithAntonia Toya Carter,Meagan Good,Lauren London,Nivea,Adrienne Williams-Bosh,Trina,Sarah Bellew,Solange Knowles,Farrah Franklin,Karrine Steffans
ChildrenReginae

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