Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, born October 22, 1992, professionally known as 21 Savage, is a prominent American rapper and songwriter. He gained notoriety in 2015 after releasing two mixtapes, and then in 2016, he and Metro Boomin collaborated on the EP Savage Mode, which brought him widespread acclaim.
|Full Name:||Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph|
|Date of Birth:||October 22, 1992|
|Place of Birth:||London, UK|
|State of Origin:||Georgia|
|Net Worth:||$12 million|
Early Life and Education
Born Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, 21 Savage The son of Heather Carmillia Joseph and Kevin Cornelius Emmons, was born on October 22, 1992, at Newham University Hospital in the Plaistow neighborhood of London.
His mother’s family is from Dominica, and his father’s is from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Both of his parents are British citizens with Caribbean ancestry.
His father still resides in London, where he works for Westminster City Council, and his twin sisters, dance choreographers Kyra and Jayda Davis, are from Haiti.
Early in life, 21 Savage’s parents divorced, and when he was seven years old, he relocated to Atlanta, Georgia, with his mother.
He left for a month in June 2005, when he was 12, to attend his uncle’s funeral in the UK.
On July 22, 2005, he returned to Atlanta on an H-4 visa, which allegedly expired a year later.
The mother of 21 Savage then started dating endocrinologist and British expat Dr. Amsu Anpu, with whom she had further kids.
He had a brother named Quantivayus (“Tay-Man”) who was shot and killed following an attempted cocaine transaction.
Due to his gun ownership in the seventh grade, 21 Savage was permanently expelled from all of the schools in the DeKalb County School District.
The lead single, “Bank Account,” from 21 Savage’s 2017 debut studio album, Issa Album, peaked at number 12 on the Hot 100 and at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200.
The song “Ric Flair Drip,” which did not include him, appeared on the collaborative album Without Warning (2017) by Offset and Metro Boomin.
It peaked at number 13 on the Hot 100. The 2017 single “Rockstar” by Post Malone, which peaked at number one on the Hot 100 and received nominations for Record of the Year and Best Rap/Sung Performance at the 2019 Grammy Awards, featured 21 Savage.
The hit song “A Lot” (featuring J. Cole) from his second album, I Am > I Was (2018), which was nominated for Best Rap Song at the 2020 Grammy Awards, was released from that album.
It was his first U.S. number one album.   The much awaited third album from 21 Savage, Savage Mode II (2020), a follow-up to their 2016 EP with Metro Boomin, debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 and produced the U.S. top 10 songs “Runnin” and “Mr. Right Now” (featuring Drake).
The song “Jimmy Cooks” from Drake’s album Honestly, Nevermind featured 21 Savage and it debuted at number one on the Hot 100 in 2022, giving 21 Savage his second number-one on the chart and his first number-one debut.
21 Savage Net Worth
21 Savage is a popular American rapper and songwriter who has amassed a net worth of about $12 million through his hip hop music.
Both 21 Savage and his mother practice the ancient Ifá religion of West Africa.
He began dating model Amber Rose in June 2017, however they split up in May 2018.
He started taking flying lessons in a Cirrus SR20 single-engine plane in October 2017.
He supports Arsenal in the English Premier League.
- Instagram: @21savage
- Twitter: @21savage