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YNW Melly Net Worth: 5 Interesting Facts You Should Know

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YNW Melly Net Worth

Jamell Maurice Demons, who is better known as YNW Melly, is an American rapper and songwriter form Gifford, Florida.

Here are some facts about YNW Melly:

1. His mother conceived him when she was only 14

Melly was born on May 1, 1999. His mother was only 14 years of age and in ninth grade when she had Melly. She was also a single mother which can be imagined about how hard it would have been to raise Melly. It is said that his mother struggled a lot to pay for housing and at the same time raise a kid at such a young age.

2. He had an unusual fascination with guns

He was part of the Bloods from a young age and as a result, would come to love music and making it. By the time he was 15, he was already active on Soundcloud. He looked up to stars like Chris Brown and Michael Jackson growing up. However, he also had a weakness which was guns. He had an interest in guns from a young age ever since he found a revolver under his uncle’s couch in fourth grade.

Melly even mentioned how he would take the gun anywhere and everywhere he went even including in school. He also got in different ill activities including aggravated battery, discharging a firearm in public and two counts of aggravated assault for shooting at a group of students near Vero Beach High School. These would eventually lead to a jail sentence as well.

3. “Murder on my Mind” is his most popular song

 

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It was around 2017 that he started getting real attention from listeners. That was the same year he released his first project, which was an EP called Collect Call. The next year, he went on to release different singles as well including singles “Virtual (Blue Balenciagas)”, “Melly the Menace”, and “Slang That Iron”.

His debut album called I Am You, released that same year, would make it to the Billboard 200 as well. Yet, his most popular song has been “Murder on My Mind” that was initially released as a single. It has over 200 million views on Youtube.

4. He is suspected of two counts of first-degree murder

YNW Melly might face life imprisonment or even the death penalty after he was arrested on February 2019 for charges on two counts of first-degree murder. The victims were actually the close friends of Melly named “YNW Sakchaser” and  “YNW Juvy”. Initially, Melly had condemned their death and mourned it in his social media postings. This has become a story of drama and curiosity for many people as Melly has previously also released a hit song named “Murder on My Mind”. Moreover, in an interview with Genius, he had fluttered when he said Human Murderer that would later go viral.

5. Melly has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million

When Melly was on and off jail, he would do shows in between which would actually bring in large numbers of fans. As a result, he has been able to cash in on the popularity of himself and made quite some money for himself. However, not only his career but his life is on the line with the current charges he faces. As of 2019, YNW Melly net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

YNW Melly Net Worth 2019 $1.5 million
YNW Melly Net Worth 2018 $700,000
YNW Melly Net Worth 2017 $200,000

 

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