Sidney Royel Selby III was born on 3rd May 1997 in Brooklyn, New York City USA, of part-Barbadian descent, and is a rapper and singer who rose to international prominence with his debut single “Panda”, which reached the top position on the Billboard Hot 100. At the start of 2016, rapper Kanye West announced Desiigner’s arrival at the same West’s record company GOOD Music. Desiigner has been active in the entertainment industry since 2014.
How much is the net worth of Desiigner? It has been reported by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $5 million, according to the data presented at the end of 2017. Music is the main source of Desiigner’s modest fortune.
Desiigner Net Worth $5 Million
To begin with, Desiigner grew up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, a neighbourhood of New York’s Brooklyn district, and sang in the school and church choirs, before at the age of 14 beginning to rap.
Concerning his professional career, Sidney Selby started rapping under the nickname Dezolo. Later, he worked under the stage name Designer Royel, until persuaded by his sister to remove the middle name and add the extra I. Under his new pseudonym, Desiigner released his debut track entitled “Zombie Walk“ at the very end of 2015, and at the same time, his single entitled “Panda” premiered on YouTube, SoundCloud and iTunes, all of which provided the basis to his net worth.
At the beginning of 2016, Desiigner signed a contract with GOOD Music, under the tutelage of Def Jam Recordings, after which he was invited to collaborate on Kanye West’s seventh album “The Life of Pablo”,heard on two songs – “Pt. 2” and “Freestyle 4”. Later, Desiigner performed his new song, “Pluto” at the 2016 South by Southwest (SXSW) event. In an interview with Billboard, Desiigner confirmed the release of his mixtape entitled “Trap History Month”, then in the middle of 2016 producer Mike Dean announced Desiigner’s debut studio album would be released. The mixtape came out on 26th June 2016 and climbed to be ranked in 22nd place on the Billboard 200, adding steadily to his net worth.
At the end of 2017, the remix of “MIC Drop” in collaboration with Steve Aoki and the Korean group BTS was released, and went directly to the top of iTunes rankings in several countries, including the US. The musical style of Desiigner is influenced by the southern rap genre, which originated in Atlanta, Georgia. His rap and his voice have been compared to the Atlanta rapper, Future. Overall, all the above mentioned engagements have increased the total size of Desiigner net worth.
Desiigner has also won awards, for the videoed Top Streaming Song, and Top Rap Song at the 2017 Billboard awards, which have boosted his reputation as well as likely having an effect on his net worth.
Finally, in the personal life of Desiigner, he is still single, and actually reveals little much about his private life. He still resides in New York City.
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