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Lil Durk, also known as Durk Derrick Banks, is an American rapper and songwriter. He is from Chicago and is the founder and lead representative of the collective Only The Family (OTF). Durk became famous worldwide after releasing the ‘Signed to the Streets‘ mixtape series in 2013-14. He is also known as ‘The Voice’. He was first signed by Def Jam Recordings, in a joint deal with OTF, in 2013, which is home to artists such as Rihanna, Alessia Cara, and DJ Khaled.
Durk grew up in a very violent neighborhood in Chicago and had a very difficult childhood. He faced many financial obstacles during his early years and several of his early releases have mentioned the street violence in Chicago. His family suffered because of the harsh neighborhood where he was born and raised. Due to his father’s life sentence for drug-related offenses in 1994, his family struggled financially during his formative years. Now that he has become a much bigger personality, he has left the hard times behind. Let us look at his current net worth, girlfriend, house, career, and more.
Lil Durk Net Worth
Lil Durk has an estimated net worth of $8 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. It has been approximated that he earns $500,000 to $600,000 a year. He earns his money mainly through his rapping career. A major chunk of his income comes from his online catalog of music on YouTube and other streaming platforms. He also earns through live concerts and stage shows. He also earns money from the sales of his records, albums, and singles.
Durk also earns money through brand endorsement and sponsorships. He also earns through the Only The Family (OTF) collective as he is the founder and lead executive. The collective also sells merchandise for the artists as well as the collective through which Lil Durk earns a portion of the money.
Lil Durk’s Career
Lil Durk was first discovered through his singles ‘I’ma Hitta’ and ‘Sneak Dissin’. He rose to the ranks in popularity after releasing his third mixtape called ‘Life Ain’t No Joke’ which became very successful. He became successful worldwide after releasing his fourth mixtape ‘Signed to the Streets’. His single ‘Dis Ain’t What U Want’ also became popular amongst the fans. Owing to these successes, he signed with Def Jam Recordings in a partnership with OTF.
He released his debut album in 2015 named ‘Remember My Name‘ and it was a success. It peaked at number 14 on Billboard 200 chart. The album was followed by his sixth mixtape ‘300 Days, 300 Nights’, and his sophomore album ‘Lil Durk 2X‘. The mixtape was a resounding success for the rapper but the album only peaked at 29 on the Billboard 200.
In 2017 the rapper released multiple mixtapes which were well received by the fans. He later changed his label and signed with Interscope Records and Alamo Records. Under the new label, he released his third and fourth studio albums. His fourth studio album ‘Love Songs 4 the Streets‘ peaked at number 4 on the Billboard 200 and was a huge success. Durk’s fifth studio album ‘Just Cause You’ll Waited 2′ and its deluxe version peaked at number 5 and 2 respectively on the top US charts. His sixth album ‘The Voice‘ also rose to number two after its release in 2020. His seventh album ‘7220’ became his first chart-topping solo album on the Billboard 200.
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Lil Durk’s Girlfriend And Children
Lil Durk started dating Nicole Covone in 2008 and the couple got married in the same year. The couple had their first child, Angelo Banks in 2011 when Durk was still 17 years old. The couple then welcomed their second child Bella Banks in 2013 but they got separated soon after their daughter’s birth.
Lil Durk was also in an on-off relationship with model India Royale since 2017. The couple battled through many separation rumors over the years, especially in 2020 and 2021. The couple had their first child together in October 2018, a daughter Willow Banks. The two got engaged in December 2021 when Durk proposed while he was performing at a Big Jam concert. The couple then broke their engagement in September 2022. He also has three other kids Zayden Banks, Skyler Banks, and Du’mier Banks but the identity of their mother isn’t revealed to the public.
Lil Durk House
Lil Durk’s primary residence along with his then-girlfriend India Royale was a mansion in Atlanta, Georgia. His mansion resides in the Chateau Elan neighborhood in Braselton. It is in a gated community in the north of Atlanta, Georgia. The neighborhood is a very posh complex that has around 2000 such luxury homes and also boasts of amenities such as a sports club, a spa, three golf courses, multiple restaurants, and a winery. The homes can range anywhere from $500,000 to $3 million.
Lil Durk’s mansion came into the limelight when the rapper and his girlfriend were attacked by some unidentified individuals in their Georgia mansion. Some unknown people barged into the rapper’s mansion in July 2021 which then resulted in a gunfight. However, the rapper and his girlfriend were not injured.
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