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Lil Scrappy Net Worth

Lil Scrappy Net Worth
Net Worth$1,500,000
Real NameDarryl Kevin Richardson
Date of Birth/AgeJanuary 19, 1984
35 y.o.
Source of wealthRapper, record producer
Country of originUSA
State/City of originAtlanta, Georgia
Last Updated2019

Net Worth

Lil Scrappy net worth $1,500,000.

Currently, Lil Scrappy is still making more money each year. Today, he has a reported net worth of about $1.5 million. Just last year in 2018 his net worth was $900 thousand, and in 2017 he was worth a reported $600,000.

How does Lil Scrappy make his money?

Lil Scrappy’s main source of income has been his performances, albums and mixtapes. His very first album brought him in $85,000. His appearances on TV and in film has also earned him a bit of income.

His earnings from Love & Hip Hop Atlanta and Love & Hip Hop Miami are said to have been $200k per season. He has also been featured on other records for other artists. In 2015 he started touring with his independent label Grustle Gang, which is also bringing in income.



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Lil Scrappy is a very talented American rapper and producer who has always focused on his music. He has released some fan-favorite tracks that have given him global recognition and a respectable name in the rap game.

All his life he has been passionate about creating and releasing the best music. Although his earnings are not the best representation of the success he has achieved, he has been able to enjoy a lavish lifestyle while producing enjoyable music for his fans.

He has been through some tough times, but he has consistently managed to bounce back.

Early Life

Lil Scrappy was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia as Darry Kevin Richardson II. The 5’10” rapper’s birthdate is January 19, 1984. His single mother Deborah Gaither, raised him and his twelve other siblings.

His mother had six sons and seven daughters. His father left the family before he was born. It was a very tough job to raise all those children alone.

Since Lil Scrappy had such a rough childhood, it comes as no surprise that his academic background would suffer at some level.

Throughout all the challenges, he still managed to finish school and graduate from Military High School. After high school, he did not pursue additional education because his mother couldn’t pay the bills alone.

Today, you might recognize Deborah Gaither as a famous VH1 star who appears as Momma Dee in Love and Hip Hop Atlanta. She has been aired on the show since 2012.

Personal life

Lil Scrappy has a beautiful daughter named Emani Richardson. Emani’s mother Erica Dixon, is also a star on Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, and was previously in a relationship with Lil Scrappy.


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Lil Scrappy’s mother was very open about her disapproval of the couple’s relationship. The couple separated shortly after the arrival of their daughter. The same year Lil Scrappy moved on, starting a relationship with rapper Diamond.

The couple announced their relationship in 2008, but in time Diamond dumped Scrappy for being disloyal. He then reunited with Erica Dixon in 2011.

In 2012, Lil Scrappy spent time in prison for probation violations. When he tested positive for a drug test in 2013 he was sent to a rehabilitation center and this helped him break his addiction to marijuana.

He started to get back on track with his music, but then he was arrested again for attacking a man who insulted his then fiancé Erica Dixon.

He just recently got married to Bambi Benson in a private ceremony. He presented the information to the world by posting a picture of Bambi on social media via his Instagram page.

He captioned the picture giving thanks to the Lord for giving him the beautiful lady. Fans gained clarity from his post, because initially many people thought the marriage was just a rumor.

Even though he seemed happy, some fans still voiced their opinion that they would’ve preferred that he married Erica Dixon.

Lil Scrappy and Bambi welcomed their son Breland in the fall of 2018.



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Lil Scrappy started releasing mixtapes in 2005. He was first discovered by rapper Lil Jon. He released his debut album “Bred 2 Die, Born 2 Live” on May 5, 2006.

The album had several featured artists such as rappers Olivia, Young Bro, 50 Cent, Yong Joc, Three 6 Mafia, Bohagon, and Lil Jon. Lil Jon actually produced the album. The very first single “Money in the Bank” peaked at number 28 on the Billboard 100 Chart.

Lil Scrappy’s second album “Prince of the South” came out on May 13, 2008. He let his fans know that this time Def Jam Records would handle the album’s distribution. Lil Scrappy stepped over into the acting world in 2009 and made an appearance in the move “just Another Day”.

It was a film about the reality and lives of rappers in the industry. Even though he was busy with a film, he also released a single “Addicted to Money” in the same year. The single unfortunate did not do well ahead of the album.

At Present, Lil Scrappy net worth reached $1,500,000.

Lil Scrappy has always taken an aggressive approach to his music and how it is handled. He decided he no longer wanted to work with DTP and considered adding G’s Up so he could work with the S-Line brand, which was under the ownership of business owner Kevin Clark.

This was a smart move for him because he knew eventually G’s Up and S-Line would lead him to Bonzi Records. Bonzi is a production unit ran by platinum producer J.Well.

The very next year on October 19, 2010, Lil Scrappy dropped “Prince of the South 2”, which was an independent album distributed by Real Talk Entertainment.

Two years after the independent album “The Grustle” was released on June 26, 2012. The very first single “No Love” was a big hit, gaining more than 100,000 views on YouTube the first week it hit the internet.

He has also appeared on the popular reality television series “Love and Hip-hop Atlanta” from 2012 to present. Lil Scrappy’s latest mixtape “Confident” was released in 2018.



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Lil Scrappy has a pretty solid presence within the hip hop community, and his popularity brings attention to some of his opinions both positive and negative.

In 2015 the rapper was made a comment about Caitlyn Jenner and the transgender community. In his opinion children who admire a transgender might want to follow in their steps. He went on to say such behavior would be accepted in the black community.

The lastly mentioned that he personally has no hatred in his heart for homosexuals.