Sammie Marquez Benson, professionally known as Blac Youngsta, is a famous American rapper and singer. He is one of the most famous and successful rappers. With his songs making records and grabbing a huge fan following.
As of 2023, Blac Youngsta's net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Given Name||Sammie Marquez Benson|
|Famous Name||Blac Youngsta|
|Source(s) of Fame||Rapper, Singer, Songwriter|
|Date of Birth||April 8, 1990|
|Place of Birth||Southern Memphis, Tennessee|
Blac Youngsta was born Sammie Marquez Benson on 8 April 1990 in Southern Memphis, Tennessee. His grandparents and his mother raised Blac Youngsta and his younger brother. His grandfather is known to cut grass to earn money for the family.
Due to a lack of finances, Youngsta had to start working as a stock boy at the local grocery store for just seven years to support his family and get food for the family. But Blac Youngsta could not retain the job for long as the manager if the store caught him placing fake orders at the store as a way to take food home. This was the start of his illegal activities that have been following him till this time.
After losing his first job, Blac Youngsta was involved in illegal activities and started to sell drugs. Youngsta was put into year imprisonment for gun and drug charges.
This was the time that he started to develop an interest in music. He started to practice raps while in jail, and he was again arrested in 2017 for allegedly shooting the SUV of his fellow rapper Young Dolph.
When Youngsta was still in prison, he started to practice rap music and developed an interest in singing. When he was released from jail, he started to host local block parties to gain a lot of fame and popularity locally.
Blac Youngsta released his debut mixtape titled ‘Fast Bricks’ in 2012. Next, he released his second mixtape during the following year named ‘Fast Bricks 2’. Youngsta released the next version of his mixtape in 2014, titled ‘Fast Bricks 3’.
These mixtapes made him famous to the people around him, and he did not reach a big audience with these songs. But in 2014, Younsta released a song titled ‘Heavy,’ which took his voice to the national audience for the first time. He got a lot of fame with this song, and many big stars wished to collaborate with Youngsta.
One of the most influential people who knew of Youngsta was Yo Gotti, who appreciated Younsta and signed Black Youngsta to his CMG collective music group records.
Youngsta started to collaborate with CMG and released his fourth mixtape being a member of CMG. It was titled ‘I Swear To God,’ released on 24 September 2015. This music video featured big stars with Youngsta, including Yo Gotti and the famous rapper Boosie Badazz.
Blac Youngsta released his next mixtape in 2016, titled ‘Young and Reckless.’ It also featured many famous rappers, including Quavo, Young Thug, YFN Lucci, and Jacquees.
Blac Youngsta dropped a mixtape featuring Slim Jxmmi, Kodak Black, and Lil Yachty. It was titled ‘Illuminati.’ Blac Youngsta released his debut studio album 233 on 23 February 2018. It was appreciated far and wide by many people, and it ranked at number 42 in the Billboard 200.
According to the reports, Blac Youngsta is not yet married and not even in a relationship with anyone. Some rumors claim that he is gay, but he has always denied this.
The other aspect of his personal life is the legal issues following him. He was arrested in May 2017 for his involvement with drugs and weapons.
He was suspected of shooting the SUV of his fellow rapper Young Dolph. But he was released the same day and was declared unguilty in May 2019.
Despite the legal issues and imprisonment of Blac Youngsta, the famous rapper still has a massive fan-following on his social media accounts. Currently, 822K people have subscribed to the YouTube channel of Blac Youngsta. Furthermore, he has 4.2? Instagram followers and 310.2K followers on Twitter. Blac Youngsta posts his songs and albums on SoundCloud, and 147K people are his followers on this platform.
The famous American rapper from Tennessee, Blac Youngsta, is famous for releasing many hit music albums. He also participates in concerts and tours events to earn a hefty sum of money. His mixtapes have taken him to heights of popularity and success worldwide. The personal net worth of Blac Youngsta is estimated to be around $5 million.