Silento’s real name is Richard Lamar Hawk. He is mostly known as Silentó or Prince Silentó. He is an American rapper, songwriter, and singer. His debut single got really famous that is known as “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae).” It ranked at number 3 on the USA Billboard Hot 100.

After a delay, he released a project known as Fresh Outta High School in August 2018.

He started off his career with a song that got released on YouTube. His debut single was “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae).” It got really popular and turned Silento into an overnight sensation. It was released on 25th January 2015.

The views were around 2.5 Million. Then, Silento signed with a music company known as Capitol Records. The company released the track, and it ranked at number 3 on the US Billboard Hot 100. The track was released with a video too.

Quick Biography

Silento is an American multi-talented artist. He is a singer, songwriter, and rapper too. He is a versatile artist who started off his career with YouTube and released a song there. The song became an instant hit and made him really popular. This is the reason; Capitol Records signed him for the future.

He was born on 22nd January 1998. Being a teenager, he earned a lot of success that the kids of his age can only imagine. He gained numerous praise for his single that he released on his YouTube. It is known as “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae).”

This the reason a huge company Capitol Records, signed him. Then, the company itself released the same song along with a video. The song instantly hit success and was peaked at number 3 on the USA Billboard 100. The song was already famous, so the company got a lot of advantages, and Silento built his career from there.

Through YouTube, Silent grew further. Bolo Da was the producer who helped him out to release the song.

He performed beautifully at the BET Awards. He performed there alongside the cast of the show Black-ish.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Richard Lamar Hawk
Age: 23 years old
Birth Date: January 22, 1998
Birth Place: Conyers, Georgia, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: Unavailable
Parents: Not Known
Spouse: N/A
Children: N/A
Height: 5 ft. 6 inch
Weight: 58 Kgs
Profession: Singer- Rapper
Net Worth in 2021: $6 Million

Age, height, weight, and body measurements

Silento is extremely young and is just 23 years old. He was born on 22nd January 1998. He is 5ft 6in. His weight is 58 kg or 128 lbs.

Education, school, college/university

He considers himself an average senior student at Redan High School.

Siblings, nationality, ethnicity, religious views, political views

His parents’ name is not known. However, he is the only child of his parents and does not have any siblings. His nationality is American, and his ethnicity is not known. Religious and political views are unavailable.

Married, Girlfriend, relationship, wife, children

Silento had his first girlfriend at the age of 5. His girlfriend was a teenager at that time. Regarding his relationships, he is firm that he would not date older women. He would only date women aged around 15 to 25. He made it clear because his social media is filled with older women, wanting to date him. So, he made it quite clear through his statement.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Single
When did he get married? (married date): N/A
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Silento Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): N/A
Kids: No

Professional life and career

Silento, who is known as Richard Lamar Hawk, became an overnight, instant hit as he released his first song on YouTube through his own channel. His song name is “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae).” He was helped by his producer, known as Bolo Da.

Later, he was signed by a huge music label known as Capitol Records. They released his song along with a video too. The song became a huge hit as it topped the rankings of US Billboard 100.

However, he took a sabbatical and came back with a project known as Fresh Outta High School in August 2018.

Awards and Nominations

He has won Soul Train Music Award for Best Dance Performance for his song “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” in 2015. He has also won 26th Seoul Music Awards for Global Collaboration Award for “Spotlight” w. Punch in 2017.

A few nominations are Billboard Music Awards and BET Awards.

Silento Net Worth, income and salary in 2021

Silento Net Worth
Silento Net Worth

As of October 2021, He has a net worth of $6 million.

Rumors, controversy, scandal

He was banned from leaving UAE as he failed to perform for 2 of the contracts that he signed.

Social Media

His Facebook has 556,154 likes. His Twitter has 78.4k followers. His Instagram has 462k followers. Silento is a darling to many on social media. His handles are always flocking with older women who seem to like what he does very much.

Silent is a young artist who has got all the skills to challenge many of the older artists of the industry. At such a young age, he released a beautiful song and became the favorite of everyone.


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