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Desiigner Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Desiigner worth? $5 million

How did Desiigner earn his money and wealth?

Sidney Royal Selby III was popularly known as Desiigner Royel was born on 3rd May 1997 at Brooklyn, New York, the United States. He is the grandson of blues musician Sidney “Guitar Crusher” Selby and is of Afro-Barbadian and African-American descent. At the age 14, he began practicing vocals at school choir and church and after being shot, he embraced on his music career under his original moniker Dezolo before he began putting out work on these tracks under the alias of DesiignerRoyel. As of 2018, Desiigner’s net worth is $5 million.

On 3rd December 2015, Desiigner released his first debut track called “Zombie Walk”, under his new pseudonym. On 15th December 2015, Desiigner released his commercial debut single and gave the title as “Panda” on SoundCloud. Desiigner signed a recording contract on February 1, 2016, with rapper and producer Kanye West who sampled Panda for his seventh album Good Music imprint, under the aegis of Def Jam Recordings. Producer Mike Dean announced that the Desiigner name as Sidney Royel Selby III and  he would be serving as the executive producer for Desiigner’s upcoming debut studio album on May 5, 2016, and he also announced that the title of his upcoming debut album would be called “The Life of Desiigner” on May 24, 2016. Desiigner subsequently appeared on two tracks after signing the record deal with “Pt.2” and “Freestyle 4”, which was taken from Kanye West’s seventh album The Life of Pablo.

Desiigner was included on the list with nine other new artists on June 3, 2016, when XXL magazine revealed their annual “Freshmen Class” with nine other new artists and in the same year “Champions” was released as the lead single from the GOOD music’s upcoming compilation album, Cruel Winter. In June 2016, he made a guest appearance on this track along with other rappers such as Quavo, Travis Scott, YoGotti, Big Sean, 2 Chainz and Gucci Mane, and made his US television debut along with Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar when he performed his single, “Panda” at the 2016’s BET Awards.

The “New English on Tidal” was released on 26th June 2016, following a live premiere of the mixtape on June 22, 2016. The American pop singer Demi Lovato who was born on May 3, 1997, brought out Desiigner at her concert in New York in July 2016 and premiered the track, called “Timmy Turner”, which was released as a single on iTunes the next day.

On 8th September 2016, Desiigner and three other people were arrested because they used a gun in New York City. The police allegedly found oxycodone or Persian Happy and guns with four other people, for which the other individuals received drug and weapon charges and later he was found in an SUV with his friends and the vehicle was searched. Later it was found that the pills left in his car were anabolic steroids on September 12, 2016, and those pills were brought by his driver.

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