What is Swae Lee’s net worth?

Swae Lee is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter who has a net worth of $9 million. Swae Lee is best known for being one half of the hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd along with his brother Slim Jxmmi. The duo formed in 2009 and released their debut studio album SremmLife in 2015. The album reached #1 on the US Rap and US R&B/Hip-Hop charts and #5 on the Billboard 200 chart. Rae Sremmurd released the album SremmLife 2 in 2016 which reached #2 on the US Rap chart, #3 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart, and #4 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Their album SR3MM was released in 2018 and reached #4 on the US Rap chart, #5 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart, #6 on the Billboard 200 chart, and #4 in Canada. Their most popular single “Black Beatles” (featuring Gucci Mane) reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the US Rap chart, the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart, and in New Zealand. Swae Lee released his debut studio album Swaecation in 2018 which featured the single “Sunflower” (with Post Malone) which reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart, and in Canada and Australia.

Early Life

Swae Lee was born in Inglewood, California on June 7, 1993.

He was born in Inglewood, California, but raised in Tupelo, Mississippi. Living in a house rife with violence, he, his brother, and his mother eventually left their father due to his drug issues. Despite these hardships, he discovered his love for music early in life. As a teenager, he, along with his brother Slim Jxmmi and local rapper Lil Pantz, formed the group “Dem Outta St8 Boyz.” They used to perform at parties and shows around their town and began to gain local recognition.

Rae Sremmurd and Breakthrough

After struggling for a while, Swae Lee and his brother met P-Nasty, a producer associated with Mike Will Made It’s “Ear Drummers” label. They moved to Atlanta in 2013 and started working with Mike Will Made It, adopting the name “Rae Sremmurd,” which is “Ear Drummers” spelled backward. Their breakout came with their debut single “No Flex Zone” in 2014, which charted at 36 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Their debut album “SremmLife,” released in 2015, was certified Platinum, boasting hits like “No Type” and “Throw Sum Mo.”

Solo Career and Collaborations

Swae Lee started gaining more recognition for his distinct melodic style, leading to several significant collaborations. His feature on French Montana’s “Unforgettable” in 2017 was a massive hit, peaking at number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100. The same year, he announced his debut solo album, “Swaecation,” which released as a part of the triple album set, “SR3MM,” with Rae Sremmurd’s third studio album and Slim Jxmmi’s debut album. His most noteworthy collaboration was with Post Malone in 2018, on the track “Sunflower,” which topped the Billboard Hot 100 and featured in the soundtrack of the film “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.”

Influence and Recognition

Swae Lee’s influence on contemporary music cannot be understated. His melodic style and use of auto-tune have become staples in modern hip-hop. He received significant recognition for his work, including Grammy nominations for his collaborations on “Sunflower” and “Sicko Mode.” His music reflects his ability to transcend traditional hip-hop norms and create music that appeals to a broad audience.

Real Estate

In April 2022 Swae paid $975,000 for a condo in Miami.

In December 2019, Swae bought a 9,000 square foot mansion in the Los Angeles suburb of Woodland Hills for $3.5 million. The seller was Star Trek actor Jonathan Frakes and his wife, General Hospital actress Genie Francis. He listed this home for sale in June 2023 for $4.4 million. He sold it in November 2023 for $4.3 million. Here’s a video tour of the home from before he acquired it and performed a substantial interior design upgrade:

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