About Soulja Boy
Rapper and record producer Soulja Boy net worth has been claimed to have an estimate of 23 million dollars. The biggest source of it is his involvement into music business. The rapper’s real birth name is DeAndre Cortez Way but to the public he is known as simplt Soulja Boy or Soulja Boy Tell Em. Born in Chicago, Soulja Boy was named the highest earning hip hop artist of the year 2010 when his salary alone reached 7 million dollars.
His interest in music was sparked while he was still a little boy and when he was fourteen years old, he got a chance to practice in a recording studio, which was given to him by hi father. Soulja Boy used to popularize his music and songs and gain loyalty from his fans by the means of his MySpace and Youtube channels as well as having a profile and SoundClick website.
In 2004 Soulja Boy established his own record label called Stacks and Deck Entertainment. His album called “Unsigned and Still Mayor: Da Album Before da Album” was released under his independent record label in 2007. The album increased Soulja Boy net worth a lot.
Three months after the release of the album, Soulja Boy signed a record deal with Interscope Records. Soulja Boy’s single called “Crank That” was reproduced by Interscope Records and a new version of it was released in 2007. The single stayed in the top of the Billboard chart for eight weeks. Moreover, it got a platinum certification four times by the RIAA. Also, Soulja Boy received a Grammy nomination because of the single.
In 2007, his first successful album was released which was entitled “Souljaboytellem.com”. The album placed 4th in the United States Billboard chart and also it was certified platinum by the RIAA. Furthermore, the album added a lot of revenues to the total amount of Soulja Boy net worth. Only four months later, his second album was released which was called “iSouljaboytellem”. In 2010, the third album of the rapper was released with the title “The DeAndre Way”.
In addition, Soulja Boy has collaborated with a lot of other artists who are involved into rapping and hip hop industries including Gucci Mane, Arab, Shawty Lo and Sammie. Thus, Soulja Boy is an artist who has released albums which gained national and international success and increased Soulja Boy net worth by a mile.