Tione Dalyan Merritt famed as Lil Tjay is a famous rapper, singer and songwriter who is best known for his collaboration with Polo G, “Pop Out”, peaking at 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 as well as “Resume,” “Brothers”, and “Leaked” with the latter receiving 44.4 million plays on SoundCloud, which led to his signing with Columbia Records. Some of his hit songs are True 2 Myself, Hold On, FN, and more. Overall, he is a very talented singer.
Early Life of Lil
Lil was born on 30th April 2001 in South Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S. as Tione Dalyan Merritt. As of 2019, he celebrated his 18th birthday with his friends and families. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Black. His religion is Christian. He was raised in the South Bronx area of New York City with his mother and siblings. He began to get into fights and get involved in robberies leading him to serve multiple two and three-month sentences in his middle school. He was sentenced to one year in a youth detention center in 2016. He made a promise to his mother that he would no longer be involved in crime in 2017. There is no details regarding his parents. His sun sign is Taurus.
Body Measurements of Lil
Lil is a very handsome person with a slim body build. He has got an attractive hair. Moreover, he also has got a charming smile on his face gaining a lot of people’s attention towards him. He has a tall height of 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm with a balanced bodyweight of 148 lb. His other body measurements have not been revealed yet but it will be added soon once we get information regarding it. Overall, he has got a healthy body.
Career of Lil
- Lil started releasing music on SoundCloud in the year 2017.
- His music includes the singles “Resume” and “Brothers”.
- “Resume” was released while he was still 16 years old.
- He competed and placed first at the Coast 2 Coast LIVE NYC All Ages Edition on 10th March 2018, where his performance gained the attention of a record label A&R who was in attendance to judge the showcase.
- After that, he signed with Columbia Records after they noticed his song “Brothers”, which had amassed millions of streams on SoundCloud.
- He released five tracks that recorded over a million plays on SoundCloud within the ten months after he signed. His lyrics are very awesome.
- “Resume” gained 14 million views in just over a year and “Brothers” has accumulated 44.4 million plays on SoundCloud.
- His other notable singles include “Goat”, which has 19.4 million plays on SoundCloud, and “Leaked”, which has 16.8 million plays.
- He then worked with producer Cash Money AP to release “None of Your Love”, which amassed 18.2 million plays in eight months in July 2018.
- He was featured on a single with Polo G titled “Pop Out” in January 2019.
- He released his debut EP No Comparison at the end of 2018.
- He released his debut album “True 2 Myself” on 11th October 2019.
- He is accompanying Seattle rapper Lil Mosey on his nationwide tour throughout 2019.
- He has performed at the three-day Rolling Loud music festival, along with Migos, Travis Scott, and Kid Cudi in Miami Gardens, Florida in May 2019.
Net Worth of Lil
The net worth of this famous rapper, as well as singer, is estimated to have $1 Million as of 2019. He has amassed an impressive net worth at a very young age. His source of income is from his singing career. His exact salary and earning per month has not been revealed by any sources yet but it will be added soon once we get information regarding it. Overall, he is satisfied with his earnings.
Marital Status, Dating, Girlfriend, Child
Lil is not married yet and he is still to get married as he is young to get married. He admitted in an interview that he has never been in a relationship. While he had feelings for various girls over the years, he has never committed. He also admitted that he is currently interested in a non-celebrity girl from his area but has not approached her. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. Besides this, he is also equally focusing on his career.