YG Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Jul, 2018
Facts of YG
Date of Birth: 1990 , March-9
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name YG
Birth Name Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson
Nick Name YG
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Compton, California
Ethnicity Black
Profession Rapper
Net Worth $11 million
Eye Color Lilac
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG 65 KG
Married Not Yet
Education N/A
Awards Track of the Year Award 2014
Movies Blame It On the Streets
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Keenon Ray Jackson aka YG debuted into the hip-hop scene in 2009 with his single, Took It and Boot It. Having set his dream on rapping ever since his early teens, he started off his rapping career by performing for several clubs while still in high school.

Later, he started uploading his videos on YouTube and MySpace and developed a dedicated fan base on these sites. YG has released a series of mixtapes and albums as of 2018. In 2016, he released his fourth album Stay Dangerous. His net worth is $11 million, as of 2018.

Early Life, Bio, And Education Of YG

Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson is a well-known rapper of American nationality, known better by his stage name YG.

He was born on the 9th of March, 1990 and is particularly involved in making music in the hip-hop genre. His success in rapping and music has led the details about his bio and career to be searched widely by fans and critics all around the world.

Keenon was born in Compton, California and was interested in music since a very small age. He announced that his album named I’m 4rm Brompton would be released via rapper syla$ in 2012. CTE World, however, released the album.

YG's Music Career

He also got a chance to appear in a remix video of his album with 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg and Ty Dolla $ign. YG revealed that he would release his debut album named My Krazy Life, through Def Jam Recordings.

The single of the album named My Nigga was released and peaked at the number 19 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Another single Left, Right, of the album was released which too was hugely popular. The third single of the album Who Do You Love? which featured Drake, was released on March 2014.

CAPTION: Hip-hop artist YG SOURCE: Rolling Stone

YG is also the co-founder of the record label named Pu$haz Ink, which has been opened with DJ Mustard and Ty Dolla $ign. It was used only as a promotional tool initially but with the rise in fame of the record name, it was made an official record.

The record label includes members like RJ, Reem Riches, Slim 400 and Tee Cee too. DJ Mustard is the in-house producer of the label. The filming of YG’s music video named I’m a Thug caused a controversy as he was fired in the hip on 12th of June, at the recording studio in Studio City, Calif.


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It has been known that YG has established both a name for him and has made his record label a huge success by collaborating with other DJ’s and rappers including Drake, Young Jeezy, Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill.

YG's Net Worth And Charity

According to the Gazette review, his net worth is $11 million, as of 2018.  He has marked this amount from his career success as a hip-hop artist.

In 2013, the rapper released his successful single to date, My Nigga feat. Jeezy and Rich Homie Quan. This track went platinum three times in the United States. YG earned $6.5 million from his music by the end of 2012.

YG has a collection of several lavishes cars of numerous brands. He has supported in several charitable works and movements.

YG's Personal Life, Affair, Girlfriend

YG is currently single, from what we can gather. He previously dated a girl named Catelyn for several years. She once posted onto Instagram saying that he had allegedly given her a welcome STD. She, however, later claimed that her account had hacked and hacker posted on her Instagram.


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The ex-couple also has a daughter together who was born in 2015. According to a source, she separated from him in 2014 while she was still pregnant.

He might even be doing a pretty good job of hiding the details about his current affair and relationship history from his fans too.

The fans of this rapper can only hope that more information in regards to his personal life becomes available to them as time comes.