Gerald Gillium, widely known by his stage name G-Eazy is an American rapper and record producer and is worth $9 million. G Eazy who had an unsteady beginning in his career is one of the most popular rapper today.
Gerald Earl Gillum was born in Oakland, California, U.S. After his mother left his father when G Eazy was in 1st grade, he moved in with his grandparents in Berkeley, California and attended a school there.
He later attended Loyola University at New Orleans.
Gillium began to work on several singles when he was a student at Loyola University. He gained recognition for being a part of the new hip-hop scene back in the East Bay Area, joining with artists such as Lil B, Crohn and the Cataracs.
Initially, he was the member of the group “The Bay Boyz”, who released several songs on their official MySpace page. Eventually G Eazy gained some popularity after he opened for well-known artists like Lil Wayne and Snoop Dogg.
G Eazy has released five studio albums, six mixtapes, four extended plays and 37 singles until now. His collections include The Epidemic LP, Must Be Nice, These Things Happen, When It’s Dark Out and The Beautiful & Damned.
Although his initial releases of mixtapes had limited success, his first album “Must Be Nice”, which he released in 2012, landed at a number 3 on iTunes Hip Hop Chart. However, his breakthrough album was “These Things Happen” which topped the US Billboards’ Hip-Hop/RB and Top Rap Albums Chart. The album was also ranked #3 on the US Billboard 200 and The Digital Albums Chart.
He has also made guest appearances on various music videos like Casanova, When I Get Back, Gravity, Got It Like That, Forbes, Light This Bitch Up, Feel Good, Ain’t a Damn Thing Change and Hold On Me.
G Eazy has gone on numerous concert tours worldwide in collaboration with various well-known artists like Hoody Allen, Bebe Rexha, YG, Yo Gotti. The various tours that G Eazy has been a part of include Vans Warped Tour, Excellent Adventure Tour, Endless Summer Tour and From the Bay to the Universe Tour.
He also played on main stages for music festivals like Lollapalooza, Electric Forest, Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, Made in America and Austin City Limits.
G Eazy has also collaborated with artists like Guatemalan DJ Carnage and singer Kehlani for his mixtapes, EP and singles. His single “Good Life” is a part of the eighth instalment of the film franchise The Fast and the Furious titled The Fate of the Furious.
He has also performed “Make Me…” and “Me, Myself & I” with Britney Spears at 2016 MTV Video Music Awards and 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival.
G Eazy was nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards for the Best Hip-Hop Artist category in 2016, and he won MTV Europe Music Awards for Favorite Hip-Hop Artist category in 2017. His music has also been recognised by RIAA and Certified Gold.
G Eazy Net Worth
G Eazy has a net worth of $9 million. His earnings come from his album and mixtapes sales, concert tours, live performances and also his numerous endorsement deals. His breakthrough album “These Things Happen” has sold 265,000 copies to date.
G-Eazy owns a 3642 sq. ft villa in Hollywood Hills of California which he purchased for $1.75 million in 2017. The house is equipped with four bedrooms, five bathrooms, swimming pool, guest house and a recording studio.
He rides around in an expensive Porsche. He also owns a black Ford Mustang.
G-Eazy is involved with a lot of endorsements including brands like 1800 Tequila, Adidas, Levi’s, Shoe Palace and Rare Panther. In 2017, Stillhouse the breakout spirits company announced G Eazy as partner/Co-Creative Director.
Recently, G Eazy dropped his endorsement with H&M, a clothing company after it released a photo that went viral of a black boy modelling a hoodie that reads “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle”.
G Eazy was just 15 when he decided to have a career in music. He had even to sell almost all his belongings to start his music career and now, in his over a decade career; he has proved to be one of the successful rappers.
The rising hip-hop star has undoubtedly begun to make some kind investments, be it with properties or signing the endorsement deals. With this growth phase, the 28-year-old rapper is soon expected to achieve a higher worth in the coming years.