American rapper and record producer, DeAndre Cortez “Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em” Way, originally Soulja Boy until copyright issues interfered, has an estimated net worth of $23 million. By the time he was 18, Soulja Boy Tell Em was already an ambitious artist and a seasoned businessman, wielding all the hitmaking requirements: producer, live entertainer, and an ability to write catchy hooks. Born DeAndre Cortez Way; July 28, 1990 in Chicago, IL, Way moved from the Windy City down to Atlanta when he was six years old, and later lived with his father in Batesville, MS at age 14. While in Mississippi, the young entertainer found connections to pursue a musical career, including the aid of his father, who provided a recording studio. Soulja Boy rise to fame in 2007 after the release of “Crank That (Soulja Boy),” originally self-published on the Internet. The song spent seven weeks atop Billboard’s Hot 100 charts. He became the youngest artist to write, perform and produce a No. 1 song in nearly 20 years. Thanks to touring and record-setting ringtone download totals, he made his Forbes’ Cash Kings debut in 2010 with $7 million in earnings.

Soulja Boy Net Worth: $23 Million USD

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