The rapper who carries “Money” even in his stage name, Fetty Wap’s net worth is currently estimated at $8 million.
Willie Maxwell II was born in Paterson, New Jersey. Fetty Wap was born with glaucoma in both eyes, and since his left eye could not be saved, doctors had to fit him with an ocular prosthesis.
Fetty Wap is the father of seven children. His first child was born in 2011, with his childhood girlfriend, Ariel Reese, second and seventh with Lehzae Zeona, third with Masika Kalisha, fourth with Elaynna Parker, fifth with exotic dancer Turquoise Miami and sixth child with ex-girlfriend Alexis Skyy.
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In 2013, when he was 22, Fetty Wap took an interest in music and began to rap. However, eventually, he even started to sing because he wanted to do something different.
Up until now, Fetty Rap has released one studio album, one extended play, five mixtapes and twenty-five singles. Fetty Wap released his debut album “Trap Queen” in 2014, which failed to gain recognition in the beginning, but became a platinum record later. He signed a recording contract with 300 Entertainment.
His next single “679”, reached Hot 100 top 10 peaking at number four and his other single “My Way” also became his second top 10 entry on the Billboard Hot 100.
Fetty Wap is the first rapper with three songs occupying the top 20 spots on the Billboard Hot 100, after Eminem. He is also the first male rapper in four years to have concurrent singles reach the top 10 of the same chart, after Lil Wayne.
In 2015, Fetty Wap released his debut studio album “Fetty Wap” which peaked at number one on the US Billboard 200. He went on to releases other mixtapes and singles including Coke Zoo, ZOO 16, Wake Up, Zoovier and Way You Are. His recent release was in January 2018, when he released the “EP For My Fans III: The Final Chapter.”
Fetty wap has been nominated for numerous categories of awards and has won MC 100 Award, MTV Video Music Award, BET Hip Hop Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards and Billboard Music Award. He was included in XXL’s 2015 Freshman Class.
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Fetty Wap is also a video game enthuse. In 2016, he launched his own mobile video game called “Fetty Wap: Nitro Nation Stories,” in partnership with Moor Games and Creative Mobile. It is available on phone, tablet and Apple TV and is also partnered with automotive brands like BMW, Nissin, and Cadillac.
The rapper is not free of any controversies. From his Instagram account, it is widely known that he is a car enthusiast and also involves in rash driving. In 2017, he was arrested for reckless endangerment, drunk driving, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, illegally changing lanes and drag racing.
Fetty Wap Net Worth
The word “Fetty” is a slang word for money. As a tribute to his idol rapper Gucci Mane, who is also called as Guwop, Maxwell derived his last name “Wap.” The rapper evidently likes to lead a luxury life and is worth $8M. He spent $80k on a set of new teeth (20 porcelain veneers at $4000 per teeth).
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Houses and Cars
Fetty Wap currently lives in his mansion in Patterson, New Jersey, the U.S. In 2015, after releasing a series of successful singles and mixtapes, he bought a house for his mother. Fetty Wap, along with his crew leased a mansion from celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Jones. However, he got accused of damaging the property.
Jones mentioned that there were holes in the walls, blunts scattered throughout the residence, bed linen missing and stripper lingerie all over the house.
The estimated damage came up to $50,000. Jones managed to recover $40,000 from Fetty Wap’s insurance company and an additional $5,000 from Fetty Wap.
Fetty Wap has a rich collection of cars which includes BMW X5, BMW M6, Mercedes AMG C63 and a BMW i8.
Fetty Wap already has a good number of endorsement deals in his hands. He is the endorser of brands including Calvin Klein, Chicsmart, Kicktronics, Pepsi and Pure Atlanta.
With just four years career in music, Fetty Wap has done some impressive charity works. In 2017, he donated 500 turkeys in his hometown for Thanksgiving. He donated about 200 of them in 2015 and 300 in 2016.
He also made an appearance at a free concert in his hometown, Patterson.
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Fetty Wap has risen to fame in an incredibly short period. Most of his singles and mixtapes have peaked on the Billboard chart. Apart from the minor controversies that he has involved into, the American rapper surely has a generous heart. Fetty Wap who is just 26 now, has a long way to go and undoubtedly shall be garnered with more successful adventures.