Adolph Thornton Jr. or famously known as Young Dolph is an American Hip Hop Star from Memphis, Tennessee. Like most artists, he acknowledges his roots and upbringing. Moreover, in one of his tracks, the rapper even proclaims himself as the King of Memphis rap. Well, we’re not judges, but he does rack up a multitude of subjects/fans on social media. And what’s a King without his empire? Let’s look at Young Dolph’s net worth, career, and work highlight.
Who is Young Dolph? His Career Info
Born on March 5th, 1985 in Chicago, Adolph moved to Memphis with his family when he was two years old. The rapper developed a deep bond with his grandmother, who for the most part, raised him when his parents couldn’t. He has often gone on record to mention that both his parents were crackheads. Young doesn’t have any college priors and instead only chose to focus on his music after high school.
So you can only imagine the pain Dolph felt when his grandma died in 2008 from lung cancer. That same year, he had a near-death experience in a car accident. However, like a phoenix rising from the ashes, so began his career.
The rapper channeled the negative vibes into something positive in music by releasing his first mixtape, Paper Route Campaign. He created a record label called Paper Route Empire and released his albums, King of Memphis, and Bulletproof. The inspiration behind his second studio album came from a shooting incident that targeted him.
Cops at the scene reported that over 100 rounds had been fired, but luckily, he came out unharmed. Consequently, the rapper went on to release more music and albums with the same label. He has a total of five studio albums including Tracking Numbers, Thinking Out Loud and Role Model which form part of his net worth.
To start, Young Dolph’s collaboration with O.T. Genasis in the track ‘Cut It’ is probably his most sort out music. It even rose up to position 35 on the Billboard tracks and 11 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Consequently, the RIAA certified it platinum by the end of 2016.
His career also began to take shape by the release of some of his hit tracks like Preach, Major featuring Key Glock. The song went ahead and peaked to position 1 in the US charts. Others are California, Downfall and Bling Blaww Burr.
Of all Young Dolph’s mixtapes, only two have been made it to the chart rankings. They include Rich Crack Baby and Gelato which got to number 13 on the US Rap chart list. The rest are Welcome 2 Dolph World, High-Class Street Music and their sequels, A Time to Kill and Memphis Kingpin. Lastly, he has only one Extended Playlist called Niggas Get Shot Everyday; that describes his near-death experiences in the 2017 shooting.
Young Dolph Net Worth in 2019 $3 Million.
It’s safe to say that the rapper Young Dolph has come a long way by comparing the life he’s living now to the one under his grandmother’s roof. Young Dolph’s current net worth stream stands at approximately $3 million and rising.
Music has been instrumental to his success primarily through the album and mixtapes sales. Moreover, the income he gets from his recording studio company also makes a ton of a difference in his net worth. Other sources come from citing from his YouTube channel and official merchandise store. After all, he already has a market with regards to his fan base.
Houses and Cars Details
On the contrary, the living arrangements of Young Dolphy have not been publicized mostly for privacy and security reasons. After all, there have been two attempts on his life already. However, we do know that he resides somewhere in Memphis, Tennessee.
On the other hand, the rapper isn’t short on cars. Dolph owns a Wraith, Bentley, Ferrari, Mercedes G-Wagon and the Dodge Demon. In one of his music videos, he camouflaged all his rides and showed off his large garage.
|Name||Adolph Thornton Jr.|
|Net worth||$3 million|
|Profession||American Rapper, songwriter, and record producer|
|Birthdate||March 5th, 1985.|