Desiigner Net Worth: Rap Career & Lifestyle

Desiigner (Source: Billboard)

American rapper, singer, and songwriter Desiigner’s net worth is massive $5 million.

Originally Sidney Royel Selby III, Desiigner was born on May 3, 1997, in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

In 2015, Desiigner released his commercial debut single ‘Panda.’ The song reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 and gave him worldwide recognization.

Followed by the song’s success, Desiigner was signed by Kanye West (now Ye) to GOOD MUSIC.

Desiigner Giving a Pose for the Camera (Source: IMDb)

He released his debut EP, ‘The Life of Desiigner’ in 2018. After that, he parted from the record label in 2019 on good terms.

Desiigner music style has been influenced mainly by Atlanta originated, Trap music or Southern hip hop, but he loves blues, R&B, soul, and rock music.

He has been nominated for several awards and even won WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards for Viewers Choice Award (2016)Billboard Music Award for Top Streaming Song (2017), and Top Rap Song (2017). 

Desiigner | Quick Facts

Let’s look at quick facts to understand more about Desiigner.

Birth Name Sidney Royel Selby III
Professional Name Desiigner
Nick Name Dezolo, Designer Royel
Birth Date May 3, 1997
Age 25 Years Old
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height 6 feet 3 inches (1.93 m)
Weight 78 kg (172 lbs)
Religion Christian
Gender Male
Nationality American
Facial Feature Beard, Spiky hair
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Rapper, Songwriter, Singer, Record Producer, Record Executive
Father’s Name U. Selby Junior
Mother’s Name Sheila D. Jhonson
Genres Hip Hop, Trap, Mumble Rap
Horoscope Taurus
Ethnicity Afro-Barbadian and African-American
Sibling 3
High School Thomas Jefferson High School
College N/A
Clothing Line N/A
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Zana Ray (Engaged)
Children Not yet
Active Since 2014
Merch LifeOfDesiigner, Desiigner Store
Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram 
Last Update September 2022

Desiigner | Net Worth and Income

Talented rapper, singer, and songwriter Desiigner’s net worth is a staggering $5 million.

He has accumulated massive wealth from his music career. From his album sale, stage show, and concert, he has an annual income of more than $800,000.

Desiigner has admitted to earning $10 million from his most famous song, Panda, by using just a $200 beat.

From 2016 to 2019, he was signed to the GOOD MUSIC record label. His contract was not made public, but it is safe to assume he was given a massive amount considering his debut song success.

Desiigner also frequently engages in endorsement deals and sponsorship, which has contributed to his net worth in some way.

Similarly, as a famous hip-hop artist, he charges a minimum of $25,000 to $40,000 for a private show.

In addition, Desiigner earns a massive amount from YouTube’s advertisement revenue and sponsorship.

He has more than 6 million subscribers, making him $4.1K to $65.5K estimated monthly earnings and $49.2K to $786.4K estimated yearly earnings.

Desiigner has more than 5 million monthly listeners on Spotify. His earning from the platform has not been disclosed, but he makes a significant amount of money from billions of streams.

Net Worth of Desiigner in Different Currencies

Let’s look into Desiigner’s net worth in different currencies, including the cryptocurrency Bitcoin.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 4,400,750
Pound Sterling £ 3,677,823
Australian Dollar A$ 6,963,255
Canadian Dollar C$ 6,320,075
Indian Rupee 372,337,750
Bitcoin ฿ 120

Desiigner | Houses, Cars & Jewelry

Houses

As of September, 2022, Desiigner’s net worth is $5 million.

Most of the information related to his house has now been revealed to the public. However, considering his wealth and income, it is safe to assume that he has a couple of mansions.

He doesn’t reveal anything related to his house to protect his privacy but has admitted to having many New York properties.

Cars

Like most rappers, Desiigner loves to spend his massive income on automobiles. As a result, he has an expensive car collection.

Desiigner owns a BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car costing almost $160,000.

Similarly, he also has a BMW X6, a luxury midsize SUV costing more than $70,000.

Desiigner With His Apocalypse 6×6 Hellfire (Source: duPontREGISTRYDaily)

He rides a $24,000 Chrysler Newport Classic and $130,000 Mercedes-Benz G-Class. 

In addition, Desiigner also has an Apocalypse 6×6 Hellfire whose starting price is massive $150,000.

Jewelry

The multi-millionaire rap star, Desiigner loves to wear jewelry, watches, and rings. He has even shared his love for custom jewelry.

He loves to wear Rolex and other expensive watches, including custom and regular rings.

Desiigner Wearing Jewelry (Source: Age Calculator)

Similarly, he often wears a big Miami Cuban gold chain and iced out 3D star Franco chain. The cost of this jewelry has not been revealed, but considering their sizes, they must have cost the rapper a fortune.

Desiigner | Lifestyle

Desiigner’s net worth is $5 million and he lives a lavish life. His days are filled with recording music, parties, and having fun.

Desiigner is engaged to his longtime girlfriend and manager, Zana Ray. Though they have been engaged for a long time, they are not married yet.

In 2021, Desiigner’s girlfriend got in a severe car accident in Atlanta. Since then, she has referred to him as her ‘client’ and even accused him of being neglectful and selfish during her recovery.

Their relationship status is unchanged, which indicates they are still dating.

Desiigner Net Worth
Desiigner With His Long Time Girlfriend (Source: YUP.NG)

Desiigner likes to create variation in his dress as he’s seen wearing all types of clothes. He wears informal clothes like a T-shirt, vest, jeans, and jumpers regularly and formal clothes for programs and television shows.

In 2016, Desiigner was arrested in New York City for the possession of drugs and guns. Police allegedly found oxycodone and a handgun from his car. He was released after the clearance of the charges within four days.

Desiigner’s grandfather was a great blues musician whom he loved and adored. He remembers him through his music.

Similarly, growing up in the Louis Armstrong housing projects in the Bedford–Stuyvesant neighborhood, he dreamed of being a musician from a young age.

Desiigner has frequently mentioned his inspiration to be life itself. He is inspired by all types of music and sound.

Talking about footwear, Desiigner likes to wear sneakers. Growing up, he loved wearing Jordans. He has also mentioned his upcoming collaboration with Addidas.

Desiigner | Charity

Desiigner is a charitable guy and often gets involved in non-profit work. He loves giving back to his community and the unfortunate.

In 2020, Desiigner allocated some of the proceeds from his music “Survivor” to the United Way of NYC, which helps front-line workers and struggling families.

He is frequently involved with United Way of NYC to help lower-income residents in New York.

The organization has established a community fund to support the needy by partnering with over 600 community-based organizations.

In 2018, Desiigner also donated to a foundation that helps the family of young entertainers who die from gun violence.

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Desiigner | Movies, Investments, and Endorsements

Movies

Famous rapper Desiigner has cameoed in several movies like Baywatch (2017), Gangsterdam (2017), The After Party (2018), Armed (2018), The First Purge (2018), and Ocean’s 8 (2018).

He was also featured in Bill Nye Saves the World (2017) as a special guest. Similarly, he was featured in an episode of Beat Shazam (2017) and Lip Sync Battle (2017).

In addition, he was featured in a documentary of Sean’ Puff Daddy’ Combs, Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story (2017).

Investments

Desiigner’s net worth is $5 million. He has invested in NFT (Non-Fungible Token) that he brags on social media.

Other than that, he hasn’t revealed his investment portfolio as we couldn’t find any more information.

But considering his wealth, we are sure that he utilizes his massive wealth by investing in many companies and brands.

Endorsements

Desiigner has partnered with many brands and companies for endorsement deals that contribute to his massive fortune.

Desiigner endorses a global music streaming platform called “Tidal.” In 2016, he even released his first full-length mixtape, New English, on the platform.

Similarly, Desiigner has an enormous social media following, which gives him the freedom to engage in endorsement posts time and again. He makes around $4k to $8k per post on his Instagram handle.

Desiigner | Career

In 2015, Desiigner dropped his debuted song Zombie Walk. Then, he released his commercial debut track Panda on Soundcloud and later on other platforms, which quickly gained mainstream attention.

The triumphant song fetched a record deal with Kanye West’s label, GOOD MUSIC. He was even featured on two tracks in Kanye’s 7th studio record, The Life Of Pablo.

In 2016, Desiigner featured XXL magazine’s annual “Freshmen Class” with nine other new artists. The same year, he appeared on the label’s compilation album, Cruel Winter.

Desiigner Net Worth
Desiigner’s Life of Desiigner Album Cover (Source: GOOD MUSIC, DEF JAM)

Similarly, Desiigner released his first full-length mixtape, New English, on Tidal on June 26, 2016.

In 2017, a remix version of BTS hit song Mic Drop was released by Steve Aoki featuring Desiigner.

Desiigner dropped his debut EP, Life Of Desiigner (LOD), on May 4, 2018. He left the label in 2019 and is now an independent artist.

Some Interesting Facts About Desiigner

  • Billionaire designer and rapper ‘Kanye West’ has sampled Desiigner’s hit-song “Panda” on his album The Life of Pablo.
  • Desiigner started practicing his vocals at his church and school choir when he was young.
  • At the young age of 14, Desiigner was shot in his hip. Therefore, he decided to focus on his music career to change his life.

FAQs

Is Desiigner still signed to G.O.O.D MUSIC?

Desiigner is not signed to G.O.O.D MUSIC anymore. He left the record label in 2019 after releasing his debut EP, Life Of Desiigner (LOD). Now, he’s an independent artist.

Who is Desiigner mainly inspired by?

His most crucial musical influencer is his grandfather, Sidney “Guitar Crusher” Selby, a blues player. He even incorporates his grandad music in his songs.

Is Pt 2 a Panda remix?

No, Father Stretch My Hands, Pt. 2 is a song from Kanye West’s seventh studio album, The Life of Pablo (2016). Though the song features an interpolation of “Panda.”

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