Who Is G-Eazy?
G-Eazy is an American rapper and producer based in California. Some of his notable songs include “The Endless Summer” and “These Things Happen,” which ranked #3 in top charts. His best-selling albums are “These Things Happen” (2014) and “When It’s Dark Out” (2015. Because of his music, he is known as one of the globally recognized rappers.
- Celebrity Name: G-Eazy
- Full Name: Gerald Earl Gillum
- Gender: Male
- Birth Date: May 24, 1989
- Birth Place: Oakland, California, US
- Age: 30
- Height: 1.92 m
- Weight: 83 kilos
- Nationality: American
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Status: Single
- Wife: None
- Children: None
- Profession: Rapper, music producer, and songwriter
- Net Worth: $10 million
Born as Gerald Earl Gillum, G-Eazy came to this world on May 24, 1989, to parents Edward Gillum and Suzanne Olmsted. He has a younger sibling, James Gillum. Their parents separated when they were still young and G-Eazy spent most of his younger years in Berkeley, California. They were raised by their grandparents and eventually moved to North Oakland. There, he attended his high school in Berkeley High School. In college, he went to Loyola University in New Orleans where he graduated with a BA degree in 2011.
G-Eazy is currently not in a relationship and does not have any children. Most of the time, he keeps his personal life private. However, there are rumors that he is courting Claire Bogle, the co-founder of Scoremore, a music promotional industry. They have been seen together numerous times.
In 2008, G-Eazy started his music career while he was still attending college. He, along with his schoolmate Christophe Anderson, created a band named “The Bad Boyz.” They released most of their songs on MySpace, which was a great platform for people in the music industry. Some of his early projects include “The Tipping Point” (2008), “Sikkis on the Planet” (2009), “The Epidemic LP” (2009), and “Big” (2010).
His breakthrough happened when he did collaborations with famous artists, such as Lil Wayne. Since then, he has launched several albums, all of which were successful.
In 2012, he received an opportunity to perform with other artists in a concert tour. He got to perform in several states in the US, including Pittsburgh, Columbus, and Atlanta. In that same year, he launched his first album, “Must Be Nice,” which tops the charts at no. 33 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.
Two years later, he launched his mixtape through RCA Records, “These Things Happen,” which also reached the US top charts. It was no.3 on the Billboard 200 and was certified gold by the RIAA. This album included hit songs, such as “Lotta That” featuring ASAP Ferg and “I Mean It” featuring Remo.
G-Eazy released his second album, “When It’s Dark Out” in 2015, which was certified platinum with more than 300,000 albums sold. The lead single, “Me, Myself, and I,” which features Bebe Rexha, reached no. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100.
In his music career, he made collaborations with big stars, such as Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Big Sean, and Snoop Dogg. Recently, he partnered with Kehlani and launched the song, “Good Life,” which is featured on the Fast and Furious movie. For now, he is focusing on his next mixtape with the title “The Beautiful and Damned.”
Awards and Achievements
In 2016, G-Eazy was nominated as the “Best Hip-Hop Artist” and earned the “Favorite Hip-Hop Artist” award in 2017 during the MTV Europe Music Awards. In addition, his music has been certified gold and gained recognition in the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Total Net Worth 2020
To date, G-Eazy’s net worth reaches $10 million. Most of his fortune comes from his career as a rapper, songwriter, and producer. He also uploads videos on YouTube, where he has a massive following. He deejays sometimes, which also adds to his net worth. His albums sold at least 850,000 copies across the globe.
Some of his assets include a maisonette and a luxurious car. He has several endorsements, some of which are Adidas, Rare Panther, and Tequila. All of these gigs greatly add to his fortune. So, it’s no wonder that he is now worth millions!