Future was born on November 20, 1983, making him a Scorpio. The American rapper real name is Nayvadius Wilburn but goes by Future. He was inspired to start rapping with the help from his cousin, Rico Wade, who is a member of the Dungeon Family collective. His mixtapes were released in 2010, and he even recorded with Gucci Mane and wore a single for YC.
In 2011, Epic Records offered to sign with him. His first big single, Streetz Calling, was an instant hit and received terrific reviews from XXL and Pitchfork Media. Here are a few things that you might not have known about Future.
- He has an enormous net worth… right now, Future’s net worth is estimated at $30 Million.
- His first album dropped in 2012… the album was titled Pluto and had four titles that were hugely successful including Turn on the Lights.
- He has four children… Each child has a different mother, including one with singer/songwriter Ciara.
- Ciara and Future were engaged… The couple was engaged from October 2013 until August 2014. Later Ciara sued Future for slander, defamation, and libel that were related to a series of tweets that rapper had posted about her, complaining about his visitation rights with their son.
- He is the 10th highest paid rapper on the planet… Between his tours, albums, royalties, and endorsements, Future earned enough money in one year to be on the top paid rappers.
- Most of his wealth is made from streaming… A large part of Future’s money comes from his music streams, and he made almost $23 million alone in streaming.
- He has endorsement deals… Future also earns a few bucks from endorsement deals he has with Dope and Reebok.
- He has his own label… Due to his success, Future was able to launch his label imprint called Freebandz.
- He’s collaborated with a lot of big names… Some of the people that Future has worked with include Drake, Young Thug, and Juice Wrld.
- He’s won a Grammy… Future won his first Grammy in 2019 for Best Rap Performance for his collaboration with Kendrick Lamar, James Blake, and Jay Rock for their song King’s Dead from the Black Panther album.