Fetty Wap - Bio, Net Worth, Married, Wife, Dating History, Parents, Family, Nationality, Age, Birthday, Siblings, Height, Wiki, Awards, Facts, Kids
Willie Junior Maxwell, better known by his stage name Fetty Wap is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Fetty Wap rose to prominence after he released his debut single, "Trap Queen" in 2014. It reached number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. Following this, he landed a recording deal with 300 Entertainment and later with Atlantic Records. He released his debut album in 2015 that reached number one on the US Billboard 200 chart. He has also released several extended plays and mixtapes in his music career.
What is Fetty Wap Famous For?
- His hit singles, "Trap Queen", "679", and "My Way".
Where is Fetty Wap From?
Fetty Wap was born on 7 June 1991. His birth name is Willie Junior Maxwell II. His birth place is in Paterson, New Jersey in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He belongs to the African-American ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. His hometown is in Paterson, New Jersey. His zodiac sign is Gemini. Information about his parents and siblings is not available at present. Regarding his educational background, he attended Eastside High School. However, he dropped out of high school to pursue a music career.
Fetty Wap Career
- Fetty Wap started taking interest in music around 2013.
- He started off his music career as a rapper.
- He released his debut single, "Trap Queen" in 2014.
- The song was included in his 2014 mixtape, Up Next.
- The single became a hit and reached number two on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.
- The single also earned him two Grammy Award nominations for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance.
- He then landed a recording deal with 300 Entertainment.
- He also landed a distribution deal with Atlantic Records.
- He then released a single "679" and "My Way" in 2015. Drake remixed his single, "My Way".
- Both his singles reached the Top 10 in the Billboard chart.
- He became the first male rapper with three songs occupying the top 20 spots on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since Eminem did so in 2013.
- He also became the first male rapper in four years to have concurrent singles reach the top 10 of the same chart since Lil Wayne did so in 2011.
- He released another single, "Again" that made him the first act in the Hot Rap Songs chart's 26-year history to chart his first four entries in the top 10 simultaneously.
- He released his debut studio album, Fetty Wap in September 2015.
- His album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200.
- He later released two mixtapes for streaming only, Coke Zoo in collaboration with French Montana and ZOO 16: The Mixtape with Zoo Gang.
- He was nominated for two Grammy Awards.
- He released a new single "Jimmy Choo" in February 2016.
- A mobile street racing game of his own was released in 2016. It partnered with automotive brands BMW, Nissan, Cadillac and has multi-player, car customization, and different storylines.
- He was featured on Fifth Harmony's single All in My Head (Flex)" in 2016.
- He released a new single "Make You Feel Good" in August 2016.
- He released a 19 track mixtape Zoovier in November 2016.
- Nicki Minaj was featured in his single "Like a Star".
- He released "Way You Are" in January 2017, "Flip Phone" in February 2017, and "Aye" in May 2017.
- He released the mixtape Lucky No. 7 in June 2017.
- He was featured in "Feels Great" by Cheat Codes in 2017.
- He released an EP, For My Fans III: The Final Chapter in January 2018.
- He released the mixtape, Bruce Wayne in June 2018.
- He released a single, "Birthday" in June 2019 and "Brand New" in September 2019.
- He released the mixtape Trap & B in February 2020.
Who is Fetty Wap Wife?
Fetty Wap is single at present. He was previously married to model Leandra K. Gonzalez. The couple privately married in September 2019. However, their relationship did not last long. They divorced in 2020. He has dated several women in the past. Through his several past relationships, he has fathered six children. His first child Aydin was born to Ariel Reese in 2011. His second child Zaviera was born with Lezhae Zeona in 2015. Similarly, his children, Khari was born with Masika Kalysha, Amani was born with Elaynna Parker, Lauren was born with Turquoise Miami, and Zy was born after his reconciliation with Lezhae Zeona. His four-year-old daughter, Lauren died in June 2021. He later dated Model Alexis Skyy. Skyy named Fetty Wap as the father of her daughter in 2018. Fetty Wap denied Skyy's allegations. Brandon Medford later revealed himself to be Alaiya's biological father.
How Tall is Fetty Wap?
Fetty Wap stands at a height of 1.85 m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inch tall. He has a body weight of around 170 lbs i.e. 77 kg. He has a slim and athletic body build. He has a chest size of 40 inches, biceps size of 13.5 inches, and waist size of 32 inches. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. He started wearing blonde dreadlocks in 2015. He has several tattoos on his body. His sexual orientation is straight.
What is Fetty Wap Net Worth?
Fetty Wap earns from his professional music career. He is one of the popular Grammy-nominated hip hop artists in the music scene. To date, he has released one studio album and several EPs and mixtapes. After he garnered fame from his debut single "Trap Queen", he landed a recording deal with 300 Entertainment. His income comes from contracts, record sales, concerts, and tours. At present, his net worth is estimated at around $8 million.
Trivias About Fetty Wap You Need To Know.
- He was born with glaucoma in both eyes.
- He revealed in a 2015 interview that doctors were unable to save his left eye and is fitted with an ocular prosthesis.
- He credits his singer mom for his singing skills.
- The "Wap" in his name is a tribute to Gucci Mane's alias, Guwop.
- He refers to his music as "ignorant R&B".
- Fetty Wap usually wears the flag of Haiti in honor of his daughter's late grandmother and draws influences from Haitian culture.
- The song "Trap Queen" is about a woman dealing and cooking crack cocaine.
- He was included in XXL's 2015 Freshman Class in June 2015.
- He cites Gucci Mane as his musical influence.
- He regularly wears gold chains.
- He appeared on the Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood and Love & Hip Hop: New York.
- He has faced several lawsuits of copyright infringement, defamation, assault, and property damage.
- He was arrested and charged with drunk driving, reckless endangerment, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, illegally changing lanes, and drag racing.
- He won MC100 Award for Most-Played Video of the Year and MTV Video Music Award for Artist to Watch for "Trap Queen" in 2015.