Symere Bysil Woods, born July 31, 1995, known professionally as Lil Uzi Vert, is an award-winning American rapper and singer. He is widely known for his facial tattoos. Lil Uzi Vert reached the spotlight following the release of the commercial mixtape Luv Is Rage in 2015.
|Full Name:||Symere Bysil Woods|
|Date of Birth:||July 31, 1995|
|Place of Birth:||Francisville, Philadelphia|
|State of Origin:||Philadelphia|
|Occupation:||Rapper & Singer|
|Net Worth:||$25 million|
Early Life and Education
Lil Uzi Vert was born in the Francisville area of North Philadelphia, United States of America.
He first bought Jones’ debut album because he grew up listening to him and the Ying Yang Twins. Later, Lil Uzi Vert started listening to Wiz Khalifa and Meek Mill, whose future styles affected him.
After hearing classmate William Aston freestyle over a remixed Chris Brown instrumental in the Lil Uzi Vert started rapping.
The rap group Steaktown was founded by Lil Uzi Vert, Aston, and another friend. The group disbanded when he was 17 years old.
He quit his job at a Bottom Dollar store after four days and was ejected from his mother’s house. Lil Uzi Vert dropped out of school and began working there shortly after.
The incident prompted him to take his rap profession seriously and resulted in him obtaining his first facial tattoo—the word “Faith”—under their hairline.
Lil Uzi Vert first gained attention after the commercial mixtape Luv Is Rage (2015) was released. This led to a recording deal with Atlantic Records, where they signed under DJ Drama’s Generation Now imprint.
When Lil Uzi Vert’s debut song, “Money Longer,” was released in 2016, which earned him widespread recognition.
Lil Uzi Vert’s followup mixtape Lil Uzi vs. the World (2016), which also featured the song “You Was Right,” as its lead single.
After releasing two more mixtapes in 2016 and 2017, one of which was a joint effort with Gucci Mane, Lil Uzi Vert appeared on Migos’ number-one song “Bad and Boujee” from the Billboard Hot 100.
The lead single from Lil Uzi Vert’s first studio album, Luv Is Rage 2 (2017), “XO Tour Llif3,” debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 and was given a double platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Lil Uzi Vert was a Best New Artist nominee at the 2018 Grammys.
When it was ultimately released after years of delays, their second studio album, Eternal Atake (2020), was among the most eagerly awaited albums in modern trap and rap.
Similar to Luv Is Rage 2, Eternal Atake debuted at the top of the Billboard 200.
Lil Uzi Vert Net Worth
Lil Uzi Vert is an American award-winning rapper and singer. He has an estimated net worth of $25 Million.
Lil Uzi Vert started dating fashion designer Brittany Byrd in 2014 and they broke up in 2017. Byrd, who was studying at the Parsons School of Design when she met Lil Uzi Vert, relocated from California to attend.
She is well-liked among Lil Uzi Vert followers, and she also made an appearance in the music video for his breakthrough song, “Money Longer.”
He released a song titled “Stole Your Luv” on June 26, 2017, to announce the breakup of his relationship with Byrd.
Woods has been dating JT from the hip hop group City Girls since 2019.
- Instagram: @liluzivert
- Twitter: @LILUZIVERT