Janarious Mykel Wheeler professionally known as Lil Poppa is a famous American rapper and singer. He is popular for his hit songs Purple Hearts and Nightmare on Elm Street. As of 2020, Lil Poppa net worth is estimated to be around $400,000.
Here are five interesting things you should know about the musician.
1. He took his Moniker after his childhood nickname
Poppa was born on 3rd August 1994 in Jacksonville Florida. He was brought up alongside his elder brother who also does rap music. His Moniker Lil Poppa was inspired by his childhood nickname. His parents gave him full support to develop his career at the age of 7.
2. He started writing music in his bedroom
Poppa is a very talented rapper, he has amazing melody and storytelling skills. With the help of his brother, who is also a great rapper, they wrote songs in their makeshift studio in his bedroom. They started rapping together in their local church.
3. He released his first song in 2017
Poppa released his first hit song Life after Desi in mid-2017. It was followed by Evergreen Wildchild which is one of the songs in his mixtape that was released in 2018. The song featured Teezy among others. Under Investigation was released in October 2018 and includes the song Purple Hearts which is a special tribute to his fallen friends.
Lil Poppa was signed by Interscope Records in 2019 and released his first song Man of the Year under the Label. He released Under Investigation 2 in March 2019. The EP contains songs such as Dangerous, eternal living, and Introduction. Eternal Living received over 20 million views online. His latest EP Evergreen Wildchild 2 was released in May 2020 during the Corona Virus pandemic.
4. He has an active social media presence
Lil Poppa maintains an active presence on his social media pages. He uses the platforms to share his music videos and engage his fans. He has a YouTube channel where he has uploaded about 44 videos. His channel has over 252K subscribers. His Spotify account receives over 400k listeners every month. He also has other social media accounts including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
5. Lil Poppa net worth is estimated to be $400,000
The rapper makes his money basically from his career as a musician. His annual earnings range from between $45,000 and 56,000. The rapper also earns from various sponsorships and live performances. His net worth will keep increasing as he advances in his career.