Lil Wayne Bio (Wiki) Verified By Editor


Known professionally as Lil Wayne is an American rapper.

Relationship Facts of Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Relationship Timeline of Lil Wayne!

Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (Lil Wayne) was dating a girl named Denise Bidot. His ex-girlfriend is a model. She broke up with him because he has supported Donald Trump.

He has four children. His first child, daughter Reginae, was born when he was 16 to his high school sweetheart Antonia “Toya” Carter.

The pair married on Valentine’s Day 2004 and divorced in 2006. Furthermore, his second child, Dwayne III, was born on October 22, 2008, at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati to radio broadcaster Sarah Vivan.

Later, his third child, Cameron Carter, was born to actress Lauren London on September 9, 2009, and his fourth child, Neal, was born on November 30, 2009, to singer Nivea.

Additionally, he also got rapper Trina pregnant however, she suffered a miscarriage.

In mid-2015, he was romantically involved with singer Christina Milian. Eventually, they split at the end of 2015.

Some other people he has dated to date include Bonita and American Actress Meagan Good.

From May 2004 to January 2009, he dated American Homemaker Adrienne Williams-Bosh. Sarah Bellew and Wayne were engaged for 5 months.

They dated for 3 years after getting together in August 2005. They were engaged in July 2009 but later separated in December 2009.

From July 2006 to August 2008, he dated American Singer Solange Knowles.

Additionally, he has also been romantically involved with Karrine Steffans, Farrah Franklin, Shanell Woodgett, Keri Hilson, Bethany Benz, Tammy Torres, Zena Foster, Jenna Shea, Dana Lee, and Patricia Caves among others.

He was engaged to Dhea Sodano. They started dating on 19th February 2011 and after a year engaged in March 2012.

Who is Lil Wayne?

Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., known professionally as Lil Wayne is an American rapper.

He is a Grammy Award-winning rapper known for his hit albums, mixtapes, and singles, including ‘A Milli’ and ‘Lollipop’.

Lil Wayne: Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Wayne was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on September 27, 1982, to parents Dwayne Michael Turner and Jacinda Carter.

Throughout his early life, he grew up in the Hollygrove neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana.

In addition, he had a rough childhood as his parents divorced when he was 2, and his father permanently abandoned the family. He is of American nationality.

Furthermore, Lil Wayne belongs to an African-American ethnic background.


Talking about his education, Lil Wayne got enrolled in the gifted program of Lafayette Elementary School and the drama club of Eleanor McMain Secondary School.

Later, he attended McMain in the early 1990s for two years. He moved to Marion Abramson Senior High School.

Lil Wayne: Profession, Career

Early Career

Lil Wayne began started rapping at the age of 8. Later, he met brothers Bryan and Slim Williams, the founders of Cash Money Records.

His first recording for Cash Money Records was ‘True Stories.

During that time, he sold crack for a time and accidentally shot himself in the chest.

Lil Wayne joined the Hot Boys and their debut album ‘Get It How U Live’ sold more than 400,000 copies. Additionally, their second album ‘Guerilla Warfare’ sold more than 1 million copies.

Teenage Career

At age 16, Wayne launched his solo career with ‘Tha Block Is Hot. The album successfully reached the top of the hip-hop charts. Furthermore, his next two albums, ‘Lights Out’ and ‘500 Degreez’ sold modestly.

Wayne released ‘Tha Carter in 2004 which became a hugely popular album that brought him well-deserved stardom.

All in all, he has released 14 studio albums to date and is regarded as one of the best rappers of the current generation.

Apart from his musical career, Lil Wayne has also appeared in several movies and television series including ‘Baller Blockin’, ‘Who’s Your Caddy?’, ‘Hurricane Season’, ‘Loiter Squad’, and ‘The Boondocks’ among others.

Additionally, he also wrote a memoir of his experience in Rikers Island called ‘Gone Til’ November: A Journal of Rikers Island which was released on October 11, 2016.

In March 2020, he released his new video named Mama Mia.

Awards, Nominations

For his work in the music industry, Wayne has received several awards and nominations. To date, he has 1 win and 5 nominations for American Music Awards.

Additionally, he has won the BET Awards 10 times and has 20 nominations.

Moreover, Lil Wayne has won the prestigious Grammy Awards a total of 5 times. In addition, he has garnered a Grammy Award nomination a total of 24 times.

Dwayne Michael Carter jr
Caption: Dwayne Michael Carter jr posing for a Photo ( Source: Miles )

Lil Wayne: Salary, Net Worth

Lil Wayne’s salary is estimated to be $23 million.

As of 2022, Lil Wayne has an estimated net worth of around $175 Million.

Lil Wayne: Rumors, Controversy

Lil Wayne has been part of several controversies throughout his career. He has found himself in trouble with the law on several occasions in recent years for smoking marijuana.

Furthermore, he was arrested in Georgia for drug possession in 2006, and again in Arizona on drug-related charges in January 2008.

His lyrics in numerous songs have brought his fair share of controversies over the years.

Additionally, on July 24, 2008, Abkco Music Inc filed a lawsuit against Lil Wayne for copyright infringement and unfair competition.

In addition, Lil Wayne also has feuded with some famous names like Juvenile, Young Buck, Pusha T, and Jay Z.

There was a rumor circulating during 2017 that suggested Wayne has contracted HIV. However, this was later denied by the rapper.

He was rumored to be in a relationship with La’tecia Thomas. She is an Australian model.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about his body measurement, Lil Wayne has a height of 5 ft 5 inches.

Additionally, Lil Wayne weighs around 61 kg or 134.5 pounds.

Furthermore, his shoe size is 8 (US). His hair color is black and his eye color is dark brown.

Social Media

Lil Wayne is active on social media.

He has more than 34.8M followers on Twitter.

In addition, he has more than 13.5M followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 48M followers.

Also, read  Ann MarieSharaya JYung Bleu, M.I.A., and Evidence.

Lil Wayne's Birthday Dates

Disclaimer Statement: Married Biography's editors wrote and updated all of this data based on their best knowledge and understanding. Married Biography does not guarantee these opinions or ideas. If any mistakes are found, please use our email to report this content and images.

Related Biography view all