Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. known professionally as Lil Wayne born on September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States is an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter. He started his carrier as hip-hop artist early age of nine by joining Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label. He was also a part of group Hot Boys.
Lil Wayne’s solo album Tha Block Is Hot was certified platinum, which was his solo debut. Subsequently, Lights Out and 500 Degreez were certified gold. His album Tha Carter put him on the hype, which have two more sequels Tha Carter II and Tha Carter III.
Lil wayne have won total of 63 awards beig nominated in 165. He was nominated in Grammy Awards 21 times winning 4 Grammy awards till this day.
Lil Wayne Personal Life
Full Name: Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.
Nickname: Lil’ Weezy, Baby Jr., Weezy F. Baby, BM Jr., Birdman Jr., Tunechi
Date of Birth: September 27, 1982
Born Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Age: 33 (As in 2016)
Sun Sign: Libra
Occupation: Rapper, Songwriter
Education: Lafayette Elementary School, Eleanor McMain Magnet School, University of Houston (Dropout), University of Phoenix
Lil Wayne Family
Father: Dwayne Michael Turner
Mother: Jacida Carter
Childern: Reginae, Dwayne III, Cameron Carter, Neal
Lil’ Wayne Height Weight and Measurement
Lil’ wayne measures 5 feet 5 inches or 165 cm tall. His slim body full of tattoos makes his distinct from other. Rapper has also tattooed his face. His body weighs 59 kg.
Stephen Curry Height: 5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
Weight: 59 kg or 130 pounds
Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Lil Wayne Dating history
- Antonia Toya Carter (1996-2006)
- Meagan Good (1998-2001)
- Lauren London (1998-2009)
- Nivea (2002-2010)
- Adrienne Williams-Bosh (2004-2009)
- Trina (2005-2007, 2012)
- Sarah Bellew (2005-2009)
- Solange Knowles (2006-2008)
- Farrah Franklin (2007-2008)
- Karrine Steffans (2008-2013)
- Shanell Woodgett (2008-2011)
- Teairra Mari (2008-2011)
- Keri Hilson (2008-2009)
- Tammy Torres (2009-2011)
- Zena Foster (model) (2009-2010)
- Dana Lee (model) (2009)
- Kat Stacks (2010)
- Candace Cabrera (2010-2011)
- Nicki Minaj (2011) (Rumor)
- Dhea Sodano (2011-Present)
- Skylar Diggins (2011)
- Veronica Mejia (2012)
- Saralyn Rivera (2012)
- Ashlee Monroe (2012)
- Christina Milian (2014-2015) (Rumor)
- Sylver Karatz (2015)
- ErikaFBaby (2015)
- Paris Richards (2015)
- Patricia Caves (2015)
Lil Wayne Things
Favorite Food – Chicken, Potato Salad, Macaroni
Favorite Musician – Prince
Favorite Band – Nirvana
Favorite Football Team – The Green Bay Packers
Favorite Rapper – Jay-Z., Too Short and The Notorious B.I.G
Lil Wayne Net-Worth: $150 million
Lil Wayne facts
- Lil Wayne’s original name contains the word Dwayne. But he removed “D” because he didn’t wanted to put his name after his father.
- Lil wayne’s mother was only 19 when he was born.
- Rapper started writing rap songs in childhood, he wrote his first rap song only at the age of 8.
- Wayne accidentally shot himself with 9 mm handgun at the age of 13.
- He dropped school at the age of 14.
- His first tattoo was his stepfather Rabbit’s name. He got it at 14 when he died.
- Rapper’s favourite sport was tennis.
- Wayne released his second album when he was in jail.
- He refers Brian Williams (or Birdman / Baby) as his PA.