Playboi Carti Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Playboi Carti is an American rapper born on September 13, 1995. He’s made a significant impact in the music world, especially in trap music and its rage subgenre. His career began when he signed with Awful Records a local underground label in 2014. Later he joined ASAP Mob’s AWGE label in partnership with Interscope Records.

Carti gained widespread recognition with his debut mixtape in 2017 titled after himself. It reached number 12 on the US Billboard 200 chart and featured hit singles like “Magnolia” and “Wokeuplikethis” with Lil Uzi Vert.

His first studio album “Die Lit” released in 2018 was also successful peaking at number three on the Billboard 200. After a break, he returned with his second album “Whole Lotta Red” in 2020 which debuted at number one and received praise from critics and publications like Rolling Stone and The Washington Post.

In addition to his music, Playboi Carti founded the record label Opium in 2019. Through Opium he’s signed artists like Ken Carson Destroy Lonely and the trap duo Homixide Gang all sharing his distinctive aesthetic.

Looking ahead, Carti is set to release his third studio album later in 2024 continuing to shape the landscape of modern rap music.

Full NameJordan Terrell Carter
Date of BirthSeptember 13, 1996
Place of BirthAtlanta, Georgia, United States
OccupationRapper, Singer, Songwriter
Height6 feet 1 inch (185 cm)
PartnerIggy Azalea
Children1 (Son with Iggy Azalea)
Net Worth$9 million

Playboi Carti’s Early Life and Education

Playboi Carti Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Jordan Terrell Carter known as Playboi Carti was born in Atlanta Georgia on September 13, 1995. He grew up in Riverdale a suburb nearby. In a 2016 interview with Complex, he mentioned that he didn’t listen to anyone growing up which often led him into trouble and away from focusing on education after high school. He went to North Springs Charter High School in Sandy Springs.

Before he became a rapper, Carter dreamed of becoming a basketball star. In an interview with The Fader, he explained that he used to skip practices like the famous player Allen Iverson did. However, a disagreement with his coach led him to quit basketball and turn to music instead.

During high school, Carter frequently missed classes to either work on his music or to go to his job at H&M. This affected his grades and he barely managed to graduate. His graduation was so uncertain that hardly anyone showed up because they weren’t sure if it was happening.

Playboi Carti has always had a unique sense of fashion starting from a young age when he shopped at thrift stores. He told Vogue that he was teased for being one of the first to adopt new styles like colored skinny jeans.


Playboi Carti Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Playboi Carti started his rap journey as Sir Cartier in 2011 switching to Playboi Carti in 2013. He began sharing his songs on SoundCloud in 2011 and later on Newgrounds in 2012. In 2014 he joined Awful Records after meeting producer Ethereal who helped him define his musical style. Carti decided to move to New York City with family to pursue music full-time.

While in NYC Carti stayed at his dealer’s place where ASAP Mob members often visited. He met ASAP Bari who introduced him to ASAP Rocky. Carti then traveled to Texas with ASAP Rocky. By 2015, Carti gained attention with songs like “Broke Boi” and “Fetti” featuring Dash and Maxo Kream released on SoundCloud.

During this time, Carti collaborated frequently with Atlanta’s underground rap scene working with artists like UnoTheActivist Thouxanbanfauni and producers MexikoDro and Icytwat. He started touring with ASAP Ferg and Lil Uzi Vert and signed with Interscope Records.

In 2016, he was featured on ASAP Mob’s “Telephone Calls” and signed with ASAP Mob’s AWGE imprint. His debut mixtape “Playboi Carti” released in April 2017 received acclaim and included hits like “Magnolia” and “Wokeuplikethis” featuring Lil Uzi Vert. The mixtape led to a tour with Gucci Mane and Dreezy.

In May 2018, Playboi Carti released his first studio album “Die Lit” debuting at number three on the Billboard 200. He announced his second album “Whole Lotta Red” in August 2018 which was released in December 2020 and topped the Billboard 200.

During the wait for “Whole Lotta Red” Carti’s leaked songs such as “Pissy Pamper” garnered millions of streams. In 2020 he released new music with the single “@ Meh” and featured on Drake‘s “Pain 1993” his first top-ten hit.

Playboi Carti Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

In June 2021, Playboi Carti appeared on Pi’erre Bourne’s track “Switching Lanes” and Lil 1 Dte’s single “Homixide.” Later that year he was featured on ABRA’s song “Unlock It” and several tracks (“Off the Grid” “Junya” and “Junya Pt. 2”) from Kanye West’s album “Donda.”

After over a year away, Playboi Carti returned to Twitter on Christmas Day 2022 teasing potential new music. He kicked off 2023 with a performance at Rolling Loud California debuting a new song called “Rockstar.” Carti resumed posting on Instagram in May sharing a screenshot of a FaceTime call with The Weeknd. This led to a collaboration announcement with Madonna on a track called “Popular” set for release in June 2023.

Carti continued making waves throughout 2023 including teasing a collab album with YoungBoy Never Broke Again and working on “004KT.” He debuted a new song titled “Pop Out” at Wireless Festival in July and announced plans to tour with labelmates Ken Carson Destroy Lonely and Homixide Gang though the tour was postponed to 2024.

He was featured on Travis Scott’s album “Utopia” in July 2023 and hinted at his own highly anticipated third studio album. By December 2023 he confirmed a 2024 release date sharing snippets of upcoming tracks. He released singles like “Different Day” and “2024” and confirmed his daughter’s name Yves in a track titled “H00dByAir” on Instagram.

In early 2024, Playboi Carti postponed his Antagonist Tour and made a surprise appearance at the Grammy Awards with Travis Scott. He continued to collaborate with artists like Kanye West, Ty Dolla, Sign Future, Metro Boomin, and Camila Cabello on various projects throughout the year.

Net Worth

Playboi Carti has an estimated net worth of $9 Million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The main source of Playboi Carti’s net worth comes from his music career, including earnings from album sales, streaming royalties, concert tours, and merchandise sales.

Personal life

Playboi Carti Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

In 2017, Playboi Carti briefly dated American model Blac Chyna. The next year he got involved with Rubi Rose a model and rapper who gained fame from the “Bad and Boujee” music video. There was an incident where he fired a gun into the air after Rose hid his phone before a flight though he claimed he didn’t intend to shoot her. They broke up when he cheated with Blac Chyna.

Later in 2018, he started dating Australian rapper Iggy Azalea whom he met while touring overseas. They moved in together in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood in December 2018. In 2020, Azalea gave birth to their son but they split up in December 2019. Azalea later revealed he cheated on her and missed their son’s birth and he didn’t sign their son’s birth certificate.

He has two children: a son named Onyx and a daughter named Yves.

As of June 2019, he lives and works in the Atlanta area after moving from Los Angeles. He has asthma.

He’s known as a “mumble rapper” with music that’s playful hard-hitting and melodic. His style focuses on a “rock star” persona with lyrics about sex and drugs. His rapping style is spare and repetitive more concerned with flow and catchy phrases often freestyled. Critics note his music is more about creating atmosphere than deep lyricism.

He’s famous for his “baby voice” technique where he uses high-pitched tones with unclear words and quick rhythms. He’s used this style in popular songs like “Almeda” with Solange and “Earfquake” with Tyler the Creator. Recently he’s experimented with deeper more aggressive vocal styles influenced by metal on songs like “Mr. Miyagi” with Kanye West.

His aesthetic includes Satanic imagery and influences from vampire movies. Musically he’s inspired by artists like ASAP Rocky, Kanye West, and Jay-Z as well as metal bands like Slayer and Sex Pistols.

Legal issues

Playboi Carti Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

In 2017, Playboi Carti got into trouble for hurting someone in a domestic incident. In February 2018, Carter punched a driver in Gretna Scotland during his concert tour. He was fined £800 after going through a trial.

In April 2020, Carter was arrested in Clayton County Georgia for having guns and drugs. Police stopped him for an expired tag on his Lamborghini and found marijuana three guns Xanax codeine and oxycodone in his possession.

There was an argument with the police leading to Carter and another man named Jaylon Tucker being taken to jail. He faced charges for the expired tag marijuana possession and improper passing of an emergency vehicle. Carter was released on bond the next day.

On September 21, 2022, Playboi Carti was arrested for reckless driving. Videos of the incident were released on January 9, 2024.

On February 14, 2023, it was reported that Carter was arrested on December 29, 2022, for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend who was 14 weeks pregnant. He was released on bond the day after the arrest.