|Real Name:||Gerald Earl Gillum|
|Birthday:||May 24, 1989|
|Net Worth||$9 million|
|Occupation:||Rapper & record producer|
G Eazy is at the beginning of his career. But he quickly rose to one of the most popular rappers in the music industry. He already worked and toured with artists like Chris Brown, Drake, Lil Wayne, and more.
Born Gerald Earl Gillum, G Eazy won a People’s Choice Award. He is a rapper, record producer, and singer. He made it to the scene with his first major-label album These Things Happen in 2014. Several of his singles reached Top 10 of the US Billboard Hot 100.
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Career Ups and Downs
G Eazy started out as a record producer. He worked on singles while he was studying at Loyola University in New Orleans. He worked together with producer Christoph Andersson, another student at the university.
From 2008 to 2010, G Eazy worked with hip hop artists from the East Bay Area. He was part of The Bad Boyz group, releasing a few songs on their Myspace page. In 2010, he started working with Lil Wayne and Snoop Dogg.
Lil Wayne was a big influence on G Eazy. He says Lil Wayne was his local hero. Starting with mixtapes, G Eazy toured with Drake and Lil Wayne. But he was not performing. Yet, he managed to learn and watch them work.
His initial mixtapes had limited success. His first breakthrough was with The Endless Summer mixtape. He released it in August 2011, with a remix of the 1961 hit song Runaround Sue. His mixtape got four million views on YouTube.
He performed on the annual Vans Warped Tour in 2012 and released his first full-length album the same year. In January 2014, he announced his These Things Happen Tour along with Tory Lanez, KYLE, and Rockie Fresh. The tour ran for 40 stops through the USA and Canada.
He also released his first major-label album under the name These Things Happen. The album topped the US Billboard charts and got to the No.3 on the US Billboard 200. He sold more than 260,000 copies of the album.
It was in the summer of 2015 he got to play at notable music festivals. These include Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, Electric Forest, Made in America, Austin City Limits, and Bonnaroo. In the fall of the same year, he expanded his career in fashion as well. He released a collaboration with Rare Panther. GQ Magazine named him one of the top 10 most stylish at the New York Fashion Week.
ON December 4, 2015, G Eazy released his second album, Whet It’s Dark Out. A few weeks later, he launched his second world tour through the United States, Australia, and Europe. In the summer of 2016, G Eazy went on another tour, alongside fellow rapper Logic. The Endless Summer Tour lasted from June to August.
In June 2017, G Eazy announced his third studio album, The Beautiful & Dammed. He announced the album on Instagram and released it by the end of the year.
This year, he will release his fifth studio album, These Things Happen Too. The album is already on Spotify.
Income Sources and Salary
We said before that G Eazy started as a record producer. But he rose to the spotlight after working with Snoop Dogg and Lil Wayne. Since then, he released five studio albums, 5 EPs, 6 Mixtapes, and 37 singles. From the These Things Happen album alone, G Eazy earned more than $2.6 million. His album The Beautiful & Damned earned platinum certification.
Awards and Achievements
G Eazy is an award-winning rapper and producer. He got a 2016 nomination for The Best Hip Hop Artist. In 2017, he won an MTV Europe Music award for Favorite Hip Hop Artist.
G Eazy is a popular name on social media. He has more than 8 million followers on Instagram and close to 4 million followers on Twitter. Per Influencer marketing, he can earn between $15,000 and $25,000 per sponsored post. His YouTube channel has more than 9 million subscribers.
At the same time, he earns money from endorsements. His deals include Puma and Stillhouse.
Assets and Lifestyle
As a rapper, he needs to display a lavish style and assets. And with his impressive net worth at just 30 years of age, he sure can.
G Eazy lives in a 3,642 square foot villa in Hollywood Hills. He bought it for $1.75 million. The house features four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and more.
His jaw-dropping car collection includes Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari F12 Berlinetta, Rolls Royce Ghost, and Chevy Camaro. The Lamborghini, Ferrari, and Rolls Royce cost more than $600,000 each.
Personal Life and Relationships
Born Gerald Earl Gillum, G Eazy spent most of his childhood in North Oakland and Berkeley. He lived with his grandparents. The rapper has American citizenship.
In the past several years there were rumors about his relationships. For example, G Eazy dated Devon Baldwin, Lana Del Rey, Halsey, and Christina Roseann Ray.
His last relationship rumor was with the VS model Yasmin Wijnaldum. They broke up at the beginning in 2020 after dating for one year.