American rapper Silentó is best known for his March 2015 debut single Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) which took the number three spot on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2015. The recipient of Soul Train Music Awards in 2015 is also known for his performance in BET Awards in June 2015. Silentó is currently working on an album entitled Fresh Outta High School.
What Is Silentó's Net Worth?
The 20-year-old rapper has summoned a net worth of $5 million from his rapping career since 1998. He reportedly made an earning of just $100K for his Watch Me in 2015. He signed a deal with Capitol Records before his song became the phenomenon in 2015. He reportedly netted revenue of $500K per each release after the release of Watch Me.
He is also accumulating fortunes from his official YouTube channel named SilentoVevo which he created back on 4 May 2015. According to Social Blade, Silentó earns a monthly paycheck of $3.6K to $58K and his yearly earnings ranges from $43.5K - $696.6K.
The millionaire rapper got involved into musicality when he was in his grade eight.
Clears Dead Rumors; Avoids Jail Term In Dubai
Silentó's dead rumors became viral when an anonymous person posted that rapper died on Silentó's Instagram page on 19 June 2018. The person also claimed that the rapper was stabbed 15 times at Los Angeles Bar and was pronounced dead.
Silentó's dead rumors on 19 June 2018 (Photo: me.me)
However, his publicist slammed the rumors and blamed it on hackers. Silentó is alive and is currently busy on his new album Fresh Outta High School. His management team apologized to fans for the fake news.
Before his death rumors, he found himself in hot water when he was banned from leaving Dubai in February 2017. He was accused of pocketing $80 K from a promoter and refused to perform on two concerts.
The rapper, who traveled to Dubai from L.A., was detained but avoided the arrest as the court considered he was too young for the crime. However, he reportedly let loose of $80 K and returned to L.A.
Admitted Having A Girlfriend: Prefers Woman of 15-25 Age
Silentó, on his 2016 interview for Power 105.1 with Angie Martinez, revealed that he is not dating a girlfriend. However, he hilariously admitted to having a girlfriend at the age of five. He also explained that his girlfriends were in their late teens.
The rapper hilariously revealed that he receives messages of old women of 40s and 50s to hook up but prefers a woman of 15-25 age group.
His song Talk to Me conveys a story of a ruined relationship. And the character tries to mend his previous relationship.
Silentó was born as Richard Lamar Hawk on 22 January 1998 in Atlanta, Georgia and was raised by his mother and aunt as per wiki. The teen rapper stands at the height of 1.68 m (5’ 5”) and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity.
He went to Redan High School in Dekalb County, Georgia to complete his education. Richard’s birth sign is Aquarius.