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Lil Durk Wiki/Biography
Lil Durk also known as Durk Derrick Banks is an American Singer, Songwriter, and rapper.
Durk was born on the 19th of October, 1992 in Englewood, Chicago. He is 30 years old as of 2023. He was born and raised by a poor family that came from Englewood, Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is an American by birth and is a believer in the Muslim religion.
Lil Durk attended Paul Robeson High School, but left to join a street-rappers group in Chicago known as “Black Disciples”.
|Durk Derrick Banks|
Date of Birth
|October 19, 1999|
|Englewood, Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|30 Years old|
|5 feet 9inch|
|Englewood, Chicago, Illinois|
Currently Live In
|Music Video: Remember My Name (2015)|
|Singer, Songwriter, and Rapper|
|Paul Robeson High School, New York, United States|
He was a fervent lover of music since childhood, however, because of his humble circumstances, he was never given the opportunity to study lessons in music.
He has worked with a variety of well-known artists, including A Boogie with da Hoodie, Future, Kevin Gates along with Ty Dolla Sign during his career. He keeps in touch with his fans via his pictures and posts on social media sites like Instagram, Facebook, and other social media platforms.
He’s 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 72 Kg.
He has long blonde color hair and also has blistering brown color beautiful and mesmerizing eyes.
Lil Durk’s Family & Relationship
The parents of Lil Durk are Dontay and Big Durk. Lil Durk’s father’s name is Dontay Banks who had been serving life sentences since Durk was only seven months old.
The name of Lil Durk’s mother is Big Durk who is a nurse by profession.
He has one sibling. His brother’s name is DThang Dontay Banks Jr., he was killed outside a Chicago Nightclub.
Lil Durk was married to Nicole Covone from 2008 to 2013. It was his turn to become a dad at seventeen years old.
Along with Covone, the couple has three children: Angelo Banks, Zayden Banks as well as Bella Banks. Since 2014, he has been engaged to the rapper Dej Loaf.
He was arrested in the year 2011 with a firearm. He was arrested again in 2013 for allegedly possessing firearms. The following year his home was searched after he was charged with a conviction. He was arrested again in the year 2016 for felony gun charges. However, the charges were later dismissed.
Information About Lil Durk‘s Career
Lil Durk initiated his music career in the year 2011 when he was working with his buddies, Sly Polaroid and King Louie. He released a few singles, including “Sneak Dissing” and “Ima Hitta” which he shared to YouTube along with MySpace.
With no money to promote the music in the way it was he wanted, Durk dropped out of high school and became a part of a Chicago-based gang known as the Black Disciples. Unfortunately, this led him into a lot of legal trouble. His then-girlfriend, Nicole Cavone, was pregnant with his first child.
After serving a 2-month prison term, Lil Durk returned to the world of rap with a new mixtape titled “I’m still a Hitta”. On the 19th of October 2012, he released another mixtape entitled “Life Isn’t a Joke” it is among his biggest commercially-successful projects.
On the 22nd of September, 2015 his life ain’t No Jokemixtape received over 216,000 downloads through DatPiff. DatPiff is the digital platform for distribution. His social media following has grown and his music has been popular with the general of public.
The popularity of his music provided him with the belief that he would prosper if he were to take the game of rap seriously. His increasing social media accounts helped in the growth that was The Life Ain’t No Joke mixtape.
Lil Durk became a hot attraction in Chicago but it wasn’t until the requests from record labels began to come in. Durk agreed to sign a deal with Def Jam Recordings, but it is a joint venture since he was promoting the idea of his Only The Family (OTF) record label prior to the time. The star’s popularity grew even more after the release of a second mixtape called “Signed To the Streets” in 2013.
The album Signed To the Streets is the first album he released on the label. The mixtape included popular songs such as “Dis Ain’t What You Need” and earned him a spot in the 2014 Freshman Class of XXL. The mixtape was ranked 8th on the list of the top mixtapes of 2018.
The following year, Durk’s fame grew and he also made a variety of appearances on tracks performed by other artists, like Jim Jonez, Tae da Truth as well as Chinx Drugz. On the 7th of July, 2014 Durk released the second installment of his mixed tape “Signed to Streets 2”.
His career took a huge leap in 2015 after the launch of his first album “Remember My Name”. The album was available across all of the major digital and streaming sites thanks to OTF as well as Dem Jam Records.
Lil Durk Net Worth Details
The net worth of Lil Durk is more than $8 million. In his first venture into the world of work at an early age, the rapper made this amount for himself.