With the birth name ‘Keenon Dequan Ray Jackson,’ YG was born on March 9, 1990, in Compton, California. He is a well-known rapper in America with many popular hits, including “My Nigga”, “Twist My Fingaz,” “Go Loko,” and “FTP”.
As of 2023, YG (Young Gangsta)'s net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Given Name||Keenon Dequan Ray Jackson|
|Famous Name||YG (Young Gangsta)|
|Source(s) of Fame||Rapper|
|Date of Birth||March 9, 1990|
|Place of Birth||Compton, California, United States|
As Keenon Dequan Ray Jackson, Young Gangsta was born in Compton, California, on March 9, 1990. His stage name “YG” means “Youthful Gangsta.” YG joined the Bloods pack in 2006 at age 16. His dad spent time in jail in prison for a charge of extortion.
In 2012, he announced his debut album, “I’m 4rm Brompton”. In June 2013, YG informed all his fans that Jeezy’s record would release the album. Later, he worked for Yo Gotti’s “Act Right.” YG released his debut album on November 19, 2013, through Def Jam Recordings. His first single, “My Nigga” was added to the top 20 songs on the US Billboard Hot 100. YG worked on a song produced by DJ Mustard named “Who Do You Love?.”
“My Krazy Life,” by YG was released on March 18, 2014. The title picture of the album showed YG posing for a mugshot. YG wrote his name and album title around his neck on the placard. The song was released just over a month after YG revealed the cover artwork. In 2015, YG’s second album, “Still Krazy,” was released. On July 15, 2015, YG released two singles, “Twist My Fingaz” and “Cash Money,” on July 15, 2015.
YG announced in February 2018 that his third studio collection would be titled “Stay Dangerous.” This song collection will include the singles “Go Loko” and “Stop Snitchin.” Initially, due for discharge on April 12, it was postponed to May 24 because of the demise of Nipsey Hussle.
Young Gangsta has released several songs such as the “FTP”. After that, in July, he released the single “War,” dedicating the video to footballer Colin Kaepernick by dressing like him. In 2020, YG rapper joined Public Enemy for the rehearsal of performance at the 2020 BET Awards. YG’s other song was released on May 21, 2021, collaborating with Sacramento rapper Mozzy. The cover art is a tribute to late rapper DMX and Belly star, who played YG in the film.
In 2014, YG was nominated for “Best Collaboration” in Beta Awards; “Best Club Banger,” “People’s Champ Awards,” “Best Club Banger,” and “Rookie of the Year” in Bet Hip Hop Awards. In 2015, he was nominated for “Top R&B Song” in Billboard Music Awards and “Best World Stage Performance” in MTV Europe Music Awards.
He won “Best Collabo, Duo or Group” in BET Hip Hop Awards (2014) and “Hip Hop/R&B Song of the Year” in iHeartRadio Music Awards (2015).
Young Gangsta has a girlfriend, and the couple has two little daughters. During the recording of YG’s music video “I’m a Thug,” on January 25, 2012, some unknown people made gunshots and terrified everyone.
On June 12, 2015, Young Gangsta was at a studio in California; he was shot and got three injuries in the hip. During the investigation, police revealed that YG was exceptionally uncooperative, and he didn’t inform us about the incident. His chief later uncovered that his wounds were not dangerous and said YG was “fine” and recovering. He got back to the studio the following day.
YG followed a vegetarian diet for around 90 days in 2016, referring to well-being.
YG and actress Kehlani were dating, and on September 6, 2019, they were caught in rumors. After that, the relationship finished after he was found cheating.
YG is very popular among fans for his famous hits. He has 7.9 Million followers on Instagram, 4.49 Million subscribers on YouTube, and 452.9K followers on Tiktok. 3.3 Million people follow the rapper on Twitter, and he has 14Million monthly subscribers on Spotify and 4.2 Million followers on Facebook.
Keenon Dequan Ray Jackson, widespread among the audience as YG meaning “Young Gangsta,” was born in Compton, California, on March 9, 1990. He is a famous American rapper with numerous popular hits like “My Nigga”, “Twist My Fingaz,” “Go Loko,” and “FTP”. The net worth of YG for the year 2021 is $5Million.
YG (Young Gangsta) has sometimes been associated with other Rappers such as Fabolous, Yung Lean, Popp Hunna, Don Toliver, Quando Rondo, Digga D, Master Fatman, Brandon Lake, and Howard McCrary.