G-Eazy Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

G-Eazy is an American rapper, record, producer, and actor born on May 24, 1989. He started his career in 2006 and independently released two studio albums before signing with RCA Records. His third album “These Things Happen” (2014) reached number three on the US Billboard 200 chart. One of its singles “I Mean It” featuring Remo achieved triple platinum certification and marked his debut on the Billboard Hot 100.

His fourth album “When It’s Dark Out” (2015) also enjoyed success with hits like “Me Myself & I” featuring Bebe Rexha which peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100. His fifth album “The Beautiful & Damned” (2017) matched the success of his earlier work on the Billboard 200. The single “No Limit” featuring Cardi B and ASAP Rocky reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100 becoming his highest-charting song.

In 2021, G-Eazy released his sixth album titled “These Things Happen Too” which reached number 19 on the Billboard 200 achieving somewhat less commercial success compared to his previous albums. In addition to his music career, he played the role of Johnny in the 2019 movie “Hustlers” starring alongside Constance Wu.

G-Eazy’s Early Life and Education

G-Eazy Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Gerald Earl Gillum also known as G-Eazy was born on May 24, 1989. He grew up in a family where his dad Edward Gillum taught art at California State University Fresno and his mom Suzanne Olmsted was an artist and professor. He’s named after his mom’s dad. Gerald has a younger brother named James who’s also into music.

When Gerald was in first grade his parents split and he went to live with his grandparents in Berkeley California. He attended Berkeley High School and later they moved to North Oakland but he kept going to school in Berkeley. Gerald went to Loyola University New Orleans and earned his BA in music industry studies in 2011.


G-Eazy Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

G-Eazy started his career as a record producer while studying at Loyola University in New Orleans. He gained early recognition in the East Bay Area hip-hop scene collaborating with artists like Lil B Crohn and The Cataracs. He was part of a local group called “The Bay Boyz” and released music on Myspace.

In 2008, G-Eazy faced a tough crowd at a college talent show but caught the attention of Matt Bauerschmidt who signed him to The Revels Group a new music management company.

By 2010, G-Eazy had opportunities to open for big names like Lil Wayne and Snoop Dogg. His mixtapes initially had moderate success but in August 2011 his mixtape “The Endless Summer” featuring the revamped hit “Runaround Sue” gained over four million views on YouTube.

In 2012, he performed across the U.S. on the Vans Warped Tour and later embarked on the Excellent Adventure Tour with Hoodie Allen. His first full-length album “Must Be Nice” released independently in 2012 reached number 3 on the iTunes Hip-Hop Chart.

Over the years G-Eazy continued to rise in fame touring extensively and releasing albums like “These Things Happen” in 2014 and “When It’s Dark Out” in 2015. His single “Me Myself & I” with Bebe Rexha reached number 7 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

In 2016, he performed alongside Britney Spears at the MTV Video Music Awards and the iHeartRadio Music Festival showcasing his growing influence in both music and fashion.

Gillum known as G-Eazy collaborated with DJ Carnage on an EP named Step Brothers in March 2017. Around the same time, G-Eazy partnered with singer Kehlani for the song “Good Life” featured in the movie “The Fate of the Furious.” He also appeared on Dillon Francis’s track “Say Less.”

G-Eazy Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

In mid-2017, G-Eazy announced his upcoming album “The Beautiful & Damned” on social media. The album was officially released on December 15 2017 along with a short film.

Later in 2017, G-Eazy released “Him & I” a single from “The Beautiful & Damned” featuring his then-girlfriend Halsey. They performed the song together on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.

Moving into 2019, G-Eazy released an EP titled B-Sides on June 25 featuring tracks that didn’t make it onto his upcoming album. This EP included the song “Bang” with rapper Tyga. He later added more tracks and re-released the EP.

In October 2019, G-Eazy dropped the lead single “I Wanna Rock” featuring Gunna from his EP “Scary Nights” which was released shortly after.

In early 2020, G-Eazy announced “Everything’s Strange Here” an album with an indie rock vibe that officially came out on June 26, 2020.

His fourth studio album “These Things Happen Too” was released on September 24, 2021, supported by singles like “Running Wild (Tumblr Girls 2)” and “Breakdown” featuring Demi Lovato.

After a brief hiatus, G-Eazy returned in April 2022 with the song “Angel” dedicated to his late mother. He followed up in March 2023 with “Tulips and Roses” marking his return after a year off the scene. In April 2024, he released “Femme Fatale” featuring Coi Leray and Kaliii as the lead single from his upcoming seventh studio album “Freak Show.” This was followed by “Anxiety” released in June 2024 as the album’s second single.

Net Worth

G-Eazy has an estimated net worth of $12 Million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The main source of G-Eazy’s net worth is music career. He makes money by selling albums, going on concert tours, and performing at music festivals. He also earns from streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music. Additionally, he has income from endorsements, brand deals, and his own clothing line.

Personal life

G-Eazy Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

From 2017 to 2018, G-Eazy was publicly dating singer Halsey. Then from 2020 to 2021, he dated actress model and singer Ashley Benson.

In 2018, G-Eazy headlined a concert to raise $15 million for Bay Area fire relief. He canceled a sponsorship with H&M due to backlash over a sweatshirt ad some found racist. He performed at a fundraiser for Everytown before the March for Our Lives and spoke out against gun violence. That year he also started the Endless Summer Fund a nonprofit supporting young people and the Bay Area community.

In 2022, G-Eazy became part of the ownership group of the Oakland Roots a purpose-driven pro soccer team.

On May 2, 2018, Gillum was arrested in Stockholm Sweden suspected of assault and drug possession after allegedly punching a security guard and having cocaine in his pocket. He later pled guilty to violent resistance drug possession and assault against an official receiving probation a $10000 fine and a $900 compensation fee to the guard.

On September 13, 2021, Gillum was arrested in New York City and charged with assaulting two men in the Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel.