EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION
Gerald Earl Gillum, G Eazy net worth and bio being written on this web page. He is an American songwriter, producer, and rap artist. He was born on the 24th May 1989 into the family of Suzanne and Edward Gillum in Oakland, California. He has a younger brother who plays the trumpet. When Gillum was in the first grade, his art professor father and mother got separated and Gillum had to move in with his grandparents who stay in Berkeley, California. Although his grandparents soon moved to North Oakland, Gillum continued his education in Berkeley.
After his high school education, he proceeded to Loyola University in New Orleans where one could conclude that his career life took a good turn after a while. In 2011, he graduated with a degree in Music Industry Studies.
G Easy started making music as early as when he was in his early teens. But things didn’t take a turn professionally until he was in college. The year 2008 to 2013, saw him as being one of the young artists to look out for in the New HipHop Era. While in college, he met his producer Christopher Anderson, who also happened to be a student of the school. Priory, he was a member of a collaborative group called “The Bad Boyz”. The Bad Boyz majorly uploads their songs on their MySpace page. It was the First step to G Eazy net worth growth. This group amidst other things made him locally known in the East Bay Area. His real break came in 2010 when he had the chance to be the opening act for artists like Lil Wayne and Snoop Dogg.
In 2009 and 2010, he released mixtapes such as The Tipping Point, Quarantine, and Sikkis on the Planet which didn’t do as well as he had hoped. But then, he soon had a successful song- Runaround Sue in another mixtape titled The Endless Summer. The successful song was a remix of Dion Mucci’s song and the music video had over 4 million views on YouTube. He also went for the album’s nationwide tour with Shwayze in 2011. His debut studio album was Epidemic LP which was released in 2009. After the release, his reputation grew and he got the chance to tour with Drake and Lil Wayne. It was big hope to get boos to G Eazy net worth to get boost. Unfortunately, though, he was not able to perform but he had a good time learning and watching them perform.
Afterward, he has been able to work on various projects with other artists like Greg Banks, Devol Baldwin, and Erika Flowers. Another tour he made was the Vans Warped Tour in 2012 and also the ExcellentAdventure Tour with Hoodie across the United States.
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By September 2012, Gallium was able to release a full- length album without a label Must be Nice. Must be Nice was a hit as it occupied the No. 3 on the iTunes Hip-Hop Chart. In 2014, he released These Things Happen which made the No. 1 on the US Rap and US R&B Charts as well as No. 3 on the Billboard 200 Chart. It was his first song under the RCA Records label. After the release of the album, he went on a tour with Rocky flesh, Tory Lanez, and Kyle. Later the following year, the album was certified gold by RIAA. In 2015, When It’s Dark was released. Albums have positive impact on G Eazy net worth and income.
The album made the No. 1 on the US Rap and US R&B Charts and No.5 on the Billboard 200 chart. It also featured Singer Bebe Rexha, Halsey, Lil Wyne, and Yo Gotti. When It’s Dark was certified Platinum. The tour for the album was made in 2016 in various places across the US, Europe, and Australia.
G- Eazy was featured alongside Britney Spear in Britney Spear’s song Make Me and he also released a single from Britney Spear’s ninth album titled “Good Life” in collaboration with Kehlani. The song had a massive hit as it had over 13 million YouTube views within the first month of release.
They both later performed on the stage of the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards and the iHeartRadio Music Festival 2016. In December 2017, he released a sequel mixtape to The Endless Summer- The Endless Summer II and a third album- The Beautiful and The Damned, which was, of course, his second album with RCA records.
G- Eazy has had quite the hit in various places, as he has performed on various stages and at various music festivals like the Electric Forest, Outside Lands and Made in America. He is currently working on his third album with RCA Records.
AWARDS/ NOMINATIONS/ RECOGNITION
- In 2009, Gallium won the NAACP Best Music on Campus Award.
- Apart from being a great singer, G Easy has also proved to have a good fashion sense as he was on GQ Magazine’s Top 10 Most stylish at New York Week 2015.
- He was also nominated for the Best Hip-Hop Artist in the MTV Europe Music Awards, 2016.
- In 2017, he was nominated for People’s Choice Award in the Favorite Hip-Hop Artist category which he won.
G EAZY NET WORTH AND INCOME
Gerald Earl Gillum, G Eazy has a net worth of $9 million. His means of income includes his albums, features, mixtapes, and tours.
PERSONAL LIFE AND RELATIONSHIP
Gillum is single and has a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.92m). He is rumored to have dated Devon Baldwin in 2011. He is also rumored to have dated Lana Del Ray and Britney Spears at some other time. But presently, a lady named Halsey seems to be popping up in the dating picture.
Of his many songs and albums, tours and nominations, here are some of the highlights.
- The Epidemic LP released in 2009
- Must be Nice released in 2012
- Tumblr Girls Music Videos released in 2014
- These things happen released in 2014
- When it’s Dark out released in 2015
- Me, I and I, featuring Bebe Rexha released in 2015
- The Beautiful and the Damned released in 2017
- MTV Europe Music Awards (favorite Hip Hop Artist) in 2017