David Andrew Burd might not be a familiar name to many, but with mentioning of “Lil Dicky” or “LD” then the name might ring a bell. He is an American based comedian and a rapper who is living the American dream by making a career on YouTube.
Dicky is a living proof that when you harness your talents and put in a little effort, you might go a long way. When his “Ex-Boyfriend,” music video went viral on YouTube it kick-started his career as an artist, and today he has released 1 studio album, 1 mixtape, 1 EP, and several singles. Let’s take a look at Lil Dicky net worth in 2019, his career, personal life and even a few things you probably don’t know about Lil Dicky.
Biography & Wiki
|Real Name/Full Name||David Andrew Burd|
|Age||30 years (2018), Born on 15 March 1988|
|Height||177.2 cm/ 5ft 9|
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Source of Wealth||Rapper, YouTuber|
David Andrew Burd hails from Philadelphia where he was born in 1988 and grew up in an upper-middle-class family. He attended Cheltenham High School before joining the University of Richmond. After graduation, he secured a job with Goodby, Silverstein & Partners working as their accountant and an ads copywriter.
Lil Dicky Personal Life: Affair, Girlfriend, Family
If you have listened to this specific song “Molly,” you might understand it’s all about a girl but what you really don’t know is that the girl in the video is his ex-girlfriend. Today there is nothing much that can be said about his dating life since no one knows who his girlfriend is and who is not. Just nothing official about the matter.
Dicky started his music career to get attention comedically, but along the way, he fell in love with music. His debut mixtape titled So Hard which he started working on it in 2011 but released it in 2013 worked on it while still being an employee of Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. All the songs were recorded on his MacBook Pro with a $400 microphone, and on 2013 he began releasing one song every week. One of his songs “Ex-Boyfriend” went viral on YouTube gaining 1 million views in just 24hrs. After releasing 32 songs and 15 music videos, Lil Dicky went on to Kickstarter appealing to people to help him raise around $70,000 for creating and producing more music, and after running the campaign for 2 months, he had received approximately $113,000.
On July 31, 2015, Lil Dicky released his debut studio album titled Professional Rapper, and it debuted to position 7 on the US Billboard 200, position 1 on US Independent Albums, position 1 On US Top Rap Albums and position 1 on US Top Comedy Albums. To date, the album has already received Gold certification by RIAA having sold over 500,000 units.
He has also released an EP titled I’m Brain and several singles such as “Lemme Freak,” “Save Dat Money,” “Professional Rapper” and “Freaky Friday.”
Awards & Achievements
On awards & achievements awarded to Lil Dicky, it seems we don’t have any awards yet but let’s give credit where it deserves as one of his songs “Freaky Friday” has already received over 100 million views.
Lil Dicky Salary, Net Worth & Income
As of 2019, Lil Dicky net worth is estimated to be around $10 million. Lil Dicky net worth fortune has been amassed through the sale of his music, YouTube views and tours. His debut studio album Professional Rapper has already been certified Gold by RIAA having sold over 500,000 units. On his YouTube Channel he has over 3.1 million subscribers and all his videos have received over 600 million views. “Freaky Friday” has received over 250 million views, “professional Rapper” over 92 million views and $ave Dat Money” received over 92 million views.
6 facts you need to know about Lil Dicky
With the look of things Lil Dicky might just revolutionize the rap game considering these days each song he releases is turning to be a super hit. But enough with his success and lets now uncover a few things you probably don’t know about Lil Dicky.
1. Everyone has a reason as to why he or she is doing something and the reason why Lil Dicky decided to try rapping is because he could get the attention he needed to secure a gig in writing TV shows and films and even be an actor.
2. He is 177.2 cm that’s 5ft 9 tall.
3. He spent all of his fortunes on his first wave of music, a thing which resulted in him being broke and he had to appeal for funds on Kickstarter.
4. This might be a surprise to many but Lil Dicky dint start rapping in 2011 but when he was 14 after opening up for R&B group 112.
5. In his debut mixtape has a number of top artist who made appearances such as Snoop Dogg, Fetty Wap, T-Pain, Rich Homie Quann among others.
6. His very first video on YouTube hit over 1 million views in just under 24 hrs.
Lil Dicky worth in 2019 is something to keep watch on because the rapper is gaining some solid ground among world’s best rappers to watch. Looking at his commercial success and his chart rankings he will definitely make it to the throne someday.