Lil Dicky is American rapper, comedian and actor who has an estimated net worth of US$8 million as of June 2023, according to Celebrity Net Worth. His sources of income come from his YouTube earnings, tours and converts, movie roles and brand endorsement.
Who is Lil Dicky?
Lil Dicky whose real name is David Andrew Burd was born on March 15, 1988 in Cheltenham Township, Philadelphia. He is 35 years in 2023. His mother is Jeanne Burd but unfortunately there is no information about his father.
He grew up in an upper-middle-class Jewish family in the Elkins Park neighborhood. Immediately after his birth, he had to undergo series of surgeries as he was born with “a tangled urethra” and hypospadias, in which the urethra does not open from its usual location in the head of the penis.
Burd became interested in music during his childhood as he was drawn to hip hop and alternative rock. At fifth grade, he started rapping after he had done a history report on Alexander Pushkin using rap music. Nas and Jay-Z were the rappers he listened to during his youthful years.
Burd went to Cheltenham High School. He described himself as “I was a pussy. I was really awkward looking. I wasn't getting any girls at all, but I was very class-clownish and I got good grades.”
After high school, he enrolled to the University of Richmond and met fellow rapper Dave East who was also a 2016 XXL Freshman. He graduated summa cum laude in 2010.
Burd relocated to San Francisco, California after college taking a job as an account management at the advertising agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. The company later transferred him to their creative department after reimagining his monthly progress report as a rap video.
He officially began is rap career in 2013. He created his songs which were later released as a mixtape. Initially, he rapped as a means to draw attention of viewers to boost his comedy career.
After gaining recognition, he went on to release “Ex-Boyfriend” which became a success and he started earning more prominence in the music industry. The song garnered over a million views on YouTube in 24 hours.
After the success of Ex-Boyfriend, he went for his first concert at the Theatre of Living Arts in Philadelphia, PA. He dropped his first studio debut album, Professional Rapper on July 31, 2015.
Professional Rapper reached number 7 on the US Billboard 200 and was debuted number one on Top Independent Albums, Top Rap Albums, and Top Comedy Albums charts.
Lil Dicky's most single came in 2018 when he dropped the single, Freaky Friday and subsequently Earth in 2019.
He is also credited with films such as Pillow Talking, How We Make Movies and $aving Dat Money and some television series including Dave and World Star TV among a few others.
Lil Dicky is not married and has no children as well. He's been so private with his relationship but as been reported to once date a lady named only as Molly.
How many houses and cars does Lil Dicky have?
Lil Dicky resides in Venice, California where he owns a beautiful house.
He has also purchased some of the luxurious car brands including his favorite Lamborghini Aventador.
How much does Lil Dicky make per year?
What investments does Lil Dicky have?There isn't any such investments he has made so far aside his US$2.5 million cottage in Venice, California.
How many Endorsement deals does Lil Dicky have?
So far in his career, he has only penned one endorsement deal and that's with Trojan, a condom producing company.
How many Philanthropy works has Lil Dicky supported?
Lil Dicky has done is bit to help humanity as he is more of an environmentalist. On April 19, 2019, he released “Earth,” featuring Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, and Shawn Mendes.
The subsequent video for the single was created in partnership with the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. It was aimed at encouraging better environmental practices globally.
Dicky has offered an impressive US$800,000 in donations to benefit various organizations including grants for Amazon Frontlines, the Carbon Cycle Institute, Global Greengrants Fund, Quick Response Fund For Nature, Shark Conservation Fund, and The Solutions Project.
Similarly, he made a donation of US$215,000 to overcome COVID-19 in partnership with the Solution Project.
How many businesses does Lil Dicky own?
As of now, he doesn't have any businesses to his name. It could be because he more focused on making music and acting. There is a great conviction however that he may soon put his head into some business venture.
How many Tours has Lil Dicky attended?
So far in his career, Lil Dicky has been on six (6) tours.
Professional Rapper Tour (2014)
Looking for Love Tour (2015)
(Still) Looking for Love Tour (2016)
Dick or Treat Tour (2016)
Australia and New Zealand Tour (2018)
Life Lessons Tour (2018)