21 Savage is a celebrated name in hip hop music. He is a prominent, young and upcoming artist who hails from Atlanta and is the best-known rapper as well. His mixtapes, The Slaughter Tape and the Slaughter King and Bank Account deserve special mention.
Rapper 21 Savage Biography: Age, Early Life, Parents
The real name of 21 Savage is Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph. He was born in Dominica in 1992 and was grew up with his six other siblings. In his hometown, drug business was quite common and one of his brothers was also shot during a drug deal. Joseph could not pursue schooling because no school was accepting his admission due to his illegal gun possession. He was also caught and put in the detention center. He grew up and became a gang member. He committed a few criminal activities like robbery, drug trafficking, and many others. In 2013 while attempting a robbery he was shot four times.
Rapper 21 Savage Career Details
In 2014, his music career got the push when he released his song”Picky”. Again in 2015, he released his debut mixtape, The Slaughter Tape. In the same year, he released his second mixtape of the Slaughter King and a collaborative EP Free Guwop. In 2016 he released a joint EP Savage Mode with Metro Boomin which was placed at 23rd on Billboard 200. He also released his debut studio album, the Issa Album in 2017 and the album was positioned at number two on Billboard 200. Till now 21 Savage has collaborated with many artists like Young Thug, Gucci Mane, Meek Mill, DJ Mustard, Metro Boomin, etc.
Some of the best works of 21 Savage:
- The Slaughter Tape (2015)
- Slaughter King (2015)
- Free Guwop (2015)
- 21 Gang (2016)
- 21 Uzi (2017)
- Issa Album (2017)
- Issa Savage (2017)
- Without Warning (2017)
- 21XXX (2017)
Rapper 21 Savage Dating History, Marriage And Kids
He dated model Amber Rose for a year and then married her. They have three children Kamari, Ashaad, and Rhian.
He has created the 21 Savage Bank Account Campaign to teach children how to manage money for life. He also donated $21,000 from his own profit for the cause. He also hosts Back to School Drive yearly where he gives free school supplies, uniforms, and haircuts to poor kids in the neighborhood where he grew up. He also gave $10,000 for an anti-bullying campaign for Atlanta’s Continental Colony Elementary School.
Rapper 21 Savage Legal Issues
In 2019, 21 Savage was taken into custody by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He along with his cousin and two other men were caught red-handed in a sting operation called the Georgia Gang Act where all four were booked for aggravated assault. It was also uncovered that 21 Savage was in the U.S. illegally from 2006 in spite of the expiry of his non-immigration visa. Though he was released from custody still his case is pending and currently he is not allowed to leave the country.
In 2019, Savage again landed himself in jail because of felony theft by deception. He was accused of breaking his commitment of appearing at a concert for which he accepted $17,000, but he did not appear and also refused to give the money back.
Rapper 21 Savage Net Worth And Salary
The net worth of 21 Savage is estimated to be $15 million. Within a quick span of starting his career, Savage was able to build a significant amount of money. He makes a heft amount of income from his music sales but mainly he earns from his tours and performances.
His current pay is $25,000 per performance. Recently he bagged $1 million for one night for his performance at a bar in Mitzvah. But definitely by looking at his fame and numerous collaborations, it can be predicted that his net worth is going to rise soon.
Quick Facts About Rapper 21 Savage
Age: 27 years
Birth Place: Plaistow, London, United Kingdom
Height: 1.82 m
Weight: 72 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Net Worth: $15 million