Lil Durk Early Life
Lil Durk is an American hip-hop recording artist from Englewood, Chicago. He was born in Chicago on July 19, 1992 to a single mother of three children. In his early childhood he was raised by his grandparents until he moved back with his mom until she lost custody at the age of six. He attended Kenwood Academy during his high school years where he was on the basketball team and earned good grades.
Lil Durk began his career in rap music when he started releasing mixtapes by the age of fifteen under the name ‘LilDurk2x’. He gradually grew an audience, resulting in his first recording contract with French Montana’s Coke Boys Records in early 2012. He went on to release a string of free singles and mixtapes and quickly grew his fan base.
After several delays, Lil Durk released his debut studio album entitled Remember My Name on October 7, 2014 which debuted at number fourteen on the Billboard 200. The album was supported by the single “My Beyoncé” featuring Dej Loaf and Lil Reese.
Lil Durk Height: How Tall Is Lil Durk?
Lil Durk is estimated to be around 5 feet 11 inches tall which is around 177cm.
Lil Durk Net Worth
As of 2021, Lil Durk has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars. The main sources of his net worth are sponsorship, record sales, touring and concerts along with other business investments. Lil Durk’s net worth is expected to significantly rise in the coming future.
Lil Durk has made significant earnings from his career as a rapper. He has toured around the world, participating in concerts and other shows. His album Remember My Name hit number fourteen on Billboard 200 while his other mixtapes have also been commercially successful.
Lil Durk’s Brother
OTF DThang, Lil Durk’s older brother, was one of the city’s most promising up-and-coming rappers. He reportedly died on Sunday, June 6th, at the age of 32. The 32-year-old artist wasn’t as popular as his Lil Durk but had over 12K listeners on Spotify, and 160K followers on Instagram.
According to WGN9, DThang was shot outside of a club in Harvey, Illinois.
Lil Durk’s Dad
According to reports, Lil Durk’s father, Dontay Banks, was caught up in a crack-cocaine distribution network in Chicago. Arrested in 1993, with up to $8 million dollars worth of goods on him. At the time, Lil Durk was still a baby at the time. Dontay Banks was released out of prison in 2019, after two decades. In celebration, Lil Durk tweeted ‘Big durk home !!!!’ on Twitter, celebrating his release.
Lil Durk Kids
- Angelo Banks
- Bella Banks
- Zayden Banks
- Du’mier Banks
- Skyler Banks
- Willow Banks
Lil Durk has in total 6 children, from 3 total relationships. His most recent kid is Willow Banks who’s mother is India Royale.
Lil Durk Gang
Lil Durk is affiliated with the Chicago street gang ‘Black Disciples’. According to reports, his mother was also affiliated with the Black Disciples street gang. On January 24th in 2012, Lil Durk posted a video of himself along with several other people flashing gang signs and yelling “Free my niggas down in the basement,” referring to two alleged fellow gang members who were under house arrest at the time.
Is Lil Durk in Jail?
As of writing, Lil Durk is not in jail.