Lil Nas X Net Worth: Career & Hits

Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X’s net worth is $7 million as an American rapper and a songwriter.

Lil Nas X gained popularity after releasing his country rap single “Old Town Road,” which became a huge hit becoming a diamond-certified track.

Just to give you an idea, RIAA certifies the track Diamond when the record sales cross 10 million units or equivalent on digital media.

The song gained viral popularity in early 2019 before climbing the charts internationally.

It became the longest-running number-one song since 1958, when the chart debuted. The song spent 19 weeks on the top of the US Billboard Hot 100.

Lil Nas X
Lil Nas X (Source: IMDb)

Numerous remixes of the song were released, the most popular being the one that featured singer, Billy Ray Cyrus.

Lil Nas X came out of the closet when the song was number 1 on the Hot 100 and became the only artist with the number one record still on the top.

Following the success of the song, Lil Nas went on releasing his debut extended play entitled 7.

Afterward, his two singles, “Panini,” peaked at number five, and “Rodeo” peaked at number 22 on the Hot 100.

Similarly, he released his debut studio album Montero came up with chart-topping singles “Montero (Call e By your Name,” “Industry baby,” and ”Sun Goes Down.”

Furthermore, he was named as one of the 25most influential people on the internet in 2019.

Moreover, In 2020 he was named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

Early Life

Lil Nas X was born Montero Lamar Hill on April the 9th, 1999, in Lithia Springs, Georgia, United States.

Interestingly he was named after a car Mitsubishi Montero.

When he was six years of age, his parents separated and steeled with his mother and grandmother in the Bankhead Courts housing project.

However, three years later, he moved in with his father, Robert Stafford, a gospel singer, north of the city in Austell, Georgia.

He first was hesitated to move with his father but later regarded it as an important decision.

He stated that if he had stayed with his mother in Atlanta, he would have fallen in with the wrong group.

Later he started using the internet to create memes and sharing it on social media. He was thirteen years of age at that time.

Lil Nas X Early Days
Lil Nas X Early Days

As for his sexuality, he prayed it to be a phase, but he accepted that he was, in fact, gay. He struggled to come out as gay before, though.

Similarly, he played trumpet in fourth grade but later quit because he feared that it wouldn’t look cool.

He graduated high school in 2017 from Lithia Springs High School and enrolled at the University of West Georgia afterward.

He was on the verge of majoring in computer science but dropped out after a year or so to pursue his music career.

It was during this time he stayed with his sister, and to support himself financially, he took jobs at Zaxby’s restaurants and Six Flags Over Georgia theme park.

He revisited his High School for a surprise concert in 2019.

Quick Facts

Full Name Montero Lamar Hill
Nickname Lil Nas X, Lil Nas
Date of birth April 19, 1999
Religion Not Available
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Age 24  Years Old
Zodiac sign Aries
Place of birth Lithia Springs, Georgia, United States
Current residence Sherman Creeks, Los Angeles, United States
Hobbies Adventure, Writing
Food Habit Non-Veg
Sex Male
Sexual Orientation Homosexual
Father’s name R.L. Stafford
Mother’s name Late. Shawnita  Hathaway
Siblings Lamarco Hill and Tramon Hill

Half- Siblings- Shaquisha Hill and Bianca Hill (Mom’s Side)

Half- Siblings-Robert Sleepy, Ashley Stafford, Labrock Anderson  (Dad’s Side)

Profession Singer, Songwriter, Rapper
Height In Centimetres-186cm

In feet and Inches-6’1”

Weight 165 lbs.
Record label Columbia Records, Amuse
Shoe size 10 (US)
Hair color Dark  brown
Eye color Black
Boyfriend Not Known
Marital status Unmarried
Education Joliet Township High School

College- Tuskegee Institute

Net worth $7 million
Social Media FacebookInstagramTwitter, YouTube, Spotify
Last Update December, 2023

Net Worth and Income

The American rapper, songwriter, and singer Lil Nas X have a net worth of $7 million.

He is probably most known for his hit single “Old Tow Road,” which first went viral in TikTok and eventually charted on the top in several countries. The song was certified diamond in 2019 by RIAA.

Most of his fortune consists of income from record sales, digital streaming, sold-out concerts and tours, social media, brand investments, and lucrative business investments.

His hit single “Old Town Road” sold over 18 million records worldwide, making it one of the bestselling singles of all time.

Lil Nas X downloaded a mere $30 to download YoungKio’s beat from Beatstar, which became a global sensation with 1.3 billion in a total stream on Spotify, let alone YouTube and other platforms.

Similarly, in 2020 Lil Nas X ranked at 18th spot on Forbes 30 under 30, earning $14 million pretax.

Lil Nas X Live
Lil Nas X Live

Lil Nas X has over 55 million monthly listeners on Spotify.

Let’s break it down. The music streaming platform Spotify has overall 155 million premium subscribers, generally paying between $.003 to $.005 per stream.

So taking that into account, it needs over 326 streams to make a dollar. So if a song is streamed over 1 billion times, then the artists would make about $3 million in royalties.

Apart from Spotify, the rapper also earns from Apple Music, Tidal, and other music streaming platform.

Not to mention his YouTube income.

According to Socialblade, he has over 15 million subscribers on the platform and has over 3.9 billion overall views.

Lil Nas X has earned over $47.7k in the last 7 days, $61.3k in the Last 30 days, and over $494k in the last 90 days.

Let’s break down.

Month Estimated Earnings
August 2021 $ 61.3K
July 2021 $ 40.7K
June 2021 $ 129K
May 2021 $ 132K
April 2021 $ 153K
March 2021 $ 48K
February 2021 $ 3.9K

Net Worth of Lil Nas X in Different Currencies

Let’s have a look into Lil Nas X’s net worth in different currencies as of December, 2023.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 5,950,175
Pound Sterling £ 5,087,145
Australian Dollar A$ 9,607,402
Canadian Dollar C$ 8,850,800
Indian Rupee ₹ 516,122,250
BitCoin ฿ 147.10

Apart from that rapper also earns from his sponsored Instagram posts, where he has over 9.3 million followers.

Houses, Cars, Sneakers, and Jewelry


Purchasing a home in the States is a big deal, even to the artists.

And recently, the rapper announced that he became a homeowner through his social media.

Sherman Oaks, California

The house Lil Nas X purchased was first offered for $2.5 million back in January 2021, but the rapper got it at a slight discount. He bought the house for $2.4 million.

The stunning house was first built in 1950.

It offers 2,580 square feet of living space with four bedrooms and four full and one-half bathrooms.

At the house entrance, there is a floating concrete step above the pond leading to the glassy front door.

The house features a hardwood floor throughout, and the living room has a linear fireplace and all-white ceiling and walls.

Apart from an open floor planned living area, the house has a large and spacious kitchen with charcoal cabinets, marble countertops, and top-of-the-line appliances, including a wine freeze and two ovens.

Mansion Sherman Oaks
Lil Nas X’s Mansion Sherman Oaks

Also in the kitchen is a large island for early morning breakfast.

There are plenty of windows for natural lights and also boasts a stunning view.

All of the bedrooms in the house have ensuite bathrooms; however, at the moment, two of them are used as home gyms and offices.

Likewise, Lil Nas X’s master suite offers a private balcony, walk-in closet, and a huge bathroom with everything that the rapper needs.

The outside of the house does not have a pool yet, but there is a spot for a large pool and a spa.

Other than that, the property also has a two-car garage, built-in speakers for obvious reasons, and 12-foot ceilings.


Not much is known about the cars of the rapper.

Nonetheless, on June 22, the rapper posted a photo in front of an all-white Mercedes-Benz SUV with the caption got my first car.

One of the perks of being a multi-millionaire.

We are not sure about the actual model of the SUV, but we assume it is an AMG GLE 63 S.

It is a top-of-the-line trim level model from the German automakers, starting with a price tag of $128,415.

Similarly, Lil Nas X reportedly gifted a sleek Maserati Quattroporte to his hit record Old Town Road partner and country music superstar Billy Ray Cyrus.

Apart from that, Lil Nas was once photographed in front of a red mustang. Again we are sure whether the rapper owns it or was just posing for paparazzi.


Lil Nas X is a huge sneakerhead and has numerous pairs in his collection.

In Fact, he purchased his first sneakers after he got the job in Taco Bell, and it was Air Jordan 1 Yin Yang.

He always wanted a pair of Jordan, and finally, he got them for $160. He wore them everywhere, and when I say everywhere it’s literally because he could not afford them repeatedly.

Nonetheless, those days are far behind him now.

As for his current footwear, he wears a classic Vans SK8- HI, which costs about $65.

Likewise, another pair that really fancies is his Air Jordan 11 Adapt, released in 2020, which costs about $500. The pair comes with self-lacing features too.

Another pair that the rapper often wears is his Balenciaga Triple S which was released in 2017-18 and cost about $795.

He loved this pair so much that he got the same design in multiple colors, including Black, red, red-white, and white.

Apart from these, the rapper has Air Jordan 1 Multicolor released in 2019 with a price tag of $110, Gucci Man’s Rhython released in 2018-19 with a whopping of $890.

Also, Lil Nas X has collaborated with a footwear company for his own line of sneakers.


Lil Nas X came out of the closet in 2019. Even though fans and critics already suspected his sexuality for quite a while as his music videos contained hints of it, there was no proof about that.

However, he made it clear that he was indeed gay in an interview.

Many of the celebrities and musicians congratulated him for his revelation, but there were few who did not take the news well.

Also, several people attacked him on social media.

Apart from his sexual preference, let’s jump into his daily workouts and diet plans.

Lil Nas X has a lean body structure, and he exercised daily to be in shape and maintain his amazingly built body.

 Gordon Ramsey Cooking Panini
Lil Nas X With Gordon Ramsey Cooking Panini

His daily exercise dance is a form of cardio that adds a little fun to your workout and makes it more interesting.

Likewise, his other workout includes Overhead press three sets of eight repetitions, pushups, pull-ups, Stiff-legged deadlifts, a pyramid of 2 to 7 reps, followed by another Rowing machine single set of 10 minutes for cooling down.

Similarly, he also does Barbell Floor wiper for 40 seconds, Medicine ball slam for 40 seconds, side knife for 40 seconds, followed by Dragon flag, Cable woodchopper, Cocoon, Sandbag sit-ups, and plank for a minute.

Furthermore, the rapper’s diet includes Mozzarella, Turkey, and Kale Pesto Panini.

Moreover, he loves Bacon and Zucchini mixed with Panini, chicken pepperoni parmesan Panini, Grilled Rueben sandwiches, Shrimp and blackened corn salad, and Clam chowder with oyster crackers.


Lil Nas X has a heart of gold and has shown acts of kindness over the years.

A young boy named David was suffering from a life-threatening illness; the rapper tweeted that he would pay the remaining 20k for his treatment. He also asked to DM him the family’s info.

And we believe that it gave young David the assistant to battle against whatever illness he had.

About a month ago, Lil Nas X dropped a prison-themed music video for his new song “Industry Baby.” The song serves as a fundraiser to help pay bail for those in need.

In addition to that, Lil Nas, along with other music stars such as Harry Styles, Halsey donated t the Minneapolis Freedom Fund, which is a charitable organization that covers bail costs for those who cannot afford them.

Apart from that, Lil Nas X endorsed his line of fashion, which will raise money for the Black queer community in his hometown Atlanta, Georgia.

Similarly, Lil Nas X has been an advocate for climate change and ocean preservation for a while now.

Back in 2019, he tweeted that he would start a foundation then donate a dollar from every future ticket sale to it.

Endorsements, Investments, and Books


Grammy award-winning rapper Lil Nas X has partnered with numerous famous brands, including Wrangler Jeans and Panera Breads.

Likewise, He also partnered with a footwear company to come up with his own line of sneakers.

But it did and did not go as plan. It did because the shoes were sold out within a matter of minutes.

It did not because the company MSCHF, which he partnered up with, faced a lawsuit from Nike.

Nike sued the footwear company MSCHF for trademark infringement after releasing a limited run for modified Nike Air Max 97s.

Reportedly, the shoe featured a pentagram pendant and a drop of human blood in the shoe’s sole.

Satan Shoe
Lil Nas X Satan Shoe

Similarly, “Luke 10:18” was written on the midsole, which referred to the verse from Bible where Satan falls from Heaven.

Reportedly, Nike has settled the lawsuit.

Apart from that, Lil Nas X purchased the beat for hit single Old Town Road for a mere $30 online, which became one of the most popular songs in the history of music.

The creator of the beat was Youngkin. The Netherlands-based producer Youngkio later negotiated a deal with Lil Nas X.

The 19 years old who actually created the beat for Old Town Road got a producing contract with Universal Music Group later.

Books Publications

Lil Nas X has authored a children’s book entitled C Is for Country.

He published the book on January 5th, 2021, which became a New York Times bestseller.

The book teaches alphabets to the children.


Initially, Lil Nas X began gaining prominence as an internet personality. He tried to establish a large following on the number of social media platforms before finally succeeding with Twitter.

Now that he is famous, he has a lot more followers on the platforms than before.

He created a fan page for Nicki Minaj, which was eventually suspended due to violating Twitter’s policies.

After that, he recorded the song Old Town Road at a minor studio in Atlanta, Georgia, during their $20 Tuesday offer.

The song became viral in TikTok. TikTok users started using the track on #Yeehaw Challenge. And before you knew it, Lil Nas X was a global superstar. Talk about Good Times, huh.

Unknown Facts About Lil Nas X

  • Lil Nas X is the first colored gay male to receive a Country Music Association Award.
  • Likewise, Lil Nas X adopted two Bernese mountain dogs and named them “Seven” and “Nine” on May 29, 2019.
  • Lil Nas X’s collaborative line with Wrangler putting a spin on their classic styles with a modern cowboy twist.
  • He won two Grammy Awards in 2020 for Best Pop Duo Performance with Billy Ray Cyrus and Best Music Video.


Who is Lil Nas X dating?

It’s uncertain who Lil Nas X has found love with, but people have linked his name to his backing dancer, Yai Ariza.

Does Lil Nas X talk to his mother?

Lil Naz X never had a close relationship with his mother. However, he once unsuccessfully tried to check her into rehab.

Is Lil Nas X related to the rapper Nas?

Nas and Lil Nas do not share any relations. He chose to use Lil Nas because it was his internet alias.

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