Lil Durk, the well-known American hip hop recording artist and songwriter, who rose to fame with his debut album Remember My Name is worth $600k. He initially began releasing single tracks and gained some fans, post which he seriously considered a career in music. Currently, Durk has released several tracks and is growing steadily in his field.

Early Life

Durk Banks was born in Chicago, Illinois. He was raised in Englewood, a neighbourhood on Chicago’s South Side.

Durk got married to Nicole Covone in 2008, but they filed for divorce and are separated since 2013. The couple has three children.

Career

Durk developed an interest in rapping when he was around 19. He initially appeared as a guest rapper on tracks of Lil Reese, King Louie, Fredo Santana and Chief Keef.

He initially was affiliated to rapper Chief Keef’s label, Glo Gang. However, he was never signed to them. He released a series of singles and mixtapes which soon became popular.

In 2013, with the steady rise in his fame, Durk signed a joint venture deal with his record label Only the Family and Def Jam Recordings.

Overall, Durk has released two studio albums, six singles and 11 mixtapes.

His singles include L’s Anthem, Dis Ain’t What U Want, Like Me, What Your Life Like, My Beyonce and She Just Wanna. His track Like Me peaked at #43 on the US R&B/HH chart. His other track My Beyonce which was released in 2015 peaked at #21 on the US Rap chart and at #32 on the US R&B/ HH chart.

Some of his famous mixtapes include I’m a Hit, I’m a Still a Hitta, Life Ain’t No Joke, Signed to the Streets, 300 Days, 300 Nights, They Forgot, Love Songs for the Street, Supa Vultures, Bloodas, Just Cause Y’all Waited and Durkio Krazy.

Durk has also guest appeared on other music videos by various other artists like Beef, Wild Niggas, I Want It All, I Love Money, Usher Raymond, Frontline, Only in Broward, Brothers, On the Corner, All Hustle No luck, I Will Not Run, Betcha Didn’t Know and Stay on it.

On June 2015, Durk released his debut album “Remember My Name”, which peaked at #14 on the Billboard 200. He released his second album “Lil Durk 2X” on July 2016.

Durk was nominated for Best Rapper of 2016 by the Underground Interviews, but he has not won any awards to date.

Controversies

Durk has been a subject of controversy now and then. He has been arrested on several occasions on a weapon charge, unlawful use of a weapon by a felony charge and on felony gun charges. However, the judge dropped the felony gun charges.

Lil Durk Net Worth

The net worth Lil Durk is around $600,000 as of 2018. He earns an annual income of approximately $54,000 from his music tracks and about $10,500 from his endorsement deals.

House and Cars

Durk recently purchased a mansion in Hollywood Hills for $22 million. The house has an area of 8,332 sq. ft and has seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, infinity pool, 37 ft. Fire feature and also an ultra-modern private entertainment room.

He also has a good collection of expensive cars including Chrome Ferrari, Red Bentley and a Porsche.

Endorsements

Lil Durk has already entered into several endorsement deals with brands like Ethika, Beats by Dre, Luc Belaire and Young and Reckless.

Conclusion

Lil Durk is a growing hip hop recording artist who has released numerous hits in his short span of a career in music. He has collaborated with various artists, and guest appeared on various videos apart from his music labels. He has steadily been contributing his works and been gaining more and more fans. Though he hasn’t received any awards yet, we surely know that he still has a long way to go.