Gerald Earl Gillium also known as G – Eazy is an up – coming American rapper and record – producer expertized in the west coast hip hop music. He was born on 24th May 1989 in Oakland, California, U.S. and had a childhood full of ups and downs. When the rapper was of a tender age his mother and father divorced leaving him no option but to move in with his grand – parents in Berkeley, California. He got a real hit at the age of 12 when he discovered his mom was dating another women by the name of Mills.
This made a very bad impact on the mind of the young artist but as time passed by, Gillium accepted Mills as a family member and grew closer to her. But one day mills was found dead in the apartment due to an overdose of a medicated drug that she used to take to treat her manic depressive disorder. He mentioned about this experience in the last verse of his song ‘Everything will be Okay’ of his third album. From then on he reached a lever were nothing could stop him. He started singing singles from college itself and gained recognition for singing with artists like Lil B, Crohn etc.
He was a member of “The Bay Boyz” which was a group of local hip hop singers who released various songs under their Myspace page. But he gained a major fan base when he started opening for artists like Lil Wayne and Snoop Dogg. The singer released his first own song ‘The Endless Summer’ via his official website G-Eazy.com. The following year he performed with Hoodie Allen in the Adventure tour all across the U.S. His first full – length album ‘Must be Nice’ was released in 2012 which secured no.3 position on iTunes followed by two more albums in the consecutive years.
Education: The superstar did wonders in both his professional as well as personal life and chased his dreams. He completed his schooling from Berkeley High School in California and moved on to Loyola University in New Orleans. He attended classes on production, marketing etc. and graduated in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in Music Industry Studies. He had a clear vision of his future and chose the subjects accordingly.
G–Eazy Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $10.2 Million US Dollars
The people’s favourite artist has a number of songs and albums in his name with a bunch of brand endorsements as well, totalling his net worth to an estimated USD $10.2 million US dollars as of 2017.Take a look at his highest grossed albums and songs.
Album – These things happen – USD $63,573
Album – Must Be Nice – USD $51,653
Album – The Outsider – USD $39,355
Song – The Endless Summer – USD $29,516
Album – Big – USD $25,197
Album – The Epidemic LP – USD $22,957 etc.
The rising hip – hop star owns a sweet villa in the Hollywood Hills of California of 3642 sq. ft. equipped with four bed rooms, five bathrooms complemented with Italian and Moroccan tiles, a huge living room, a swimming pool and a guest house that can be converted to a gym or a recording studio. Plus he can be spotted driving around in California in his expensive Porsche. There is no record of the artist holding stake or shares in any company or the stock market.
G–Eazy Business Model
The multi – talented vocalist makes several appearances in award functions as well as for magazine photo shoots which are highly charged. Plus he is involved in a lot of endorsements for various big companies like 1800 Tequila, Adidas, Levi’s, Shoe Palace, Rare Panther and much more which adds a good number of zeros in his net worth. Moreover he also earns a handsome amount from sponsorships as well.
Raekwon recently praised G–Eazy and thanked him for his help in writing the song ‘Purple Brick Road’ in his upcoming album “The Wild”. He stated that “G-Eazy is a master writer and he helped me create the greatest vision any artist could ask for”. This show cases the talent and humble nature of G–Eazy.
Despite of a tragic childhood story G–Eazy never gave up and earned a lot of respect from all his fans worldwide. He is a kind man and supports various charities with causes based on childhood and abuse. He has also been awarded with many nominations and accolades for his works.