American rapper and entrepreneur Birdman (aka “Baby”) has a staggering net worth of $100 million.
He co-founded Cash Money Records with his brother Ronald “Slim” Williams in 1992 and its public face.
Also, he is one-half of the hip-hop duo Big Tymers and has released five solo studio albums to date.
Moreover, he has formed the Young Money Cash Money Billionaires (YMCB) with Lil Wayne and the hip-hop supergroup Rich Gang.
Birdman has won BET awards for Viewers’ Choice, People’s Champ, and Male Hip-Hop Artist categories.
Here are some quick facts about the eccentric rapper Birdman.
|Full Name||Bryan Cristopher Williams|
|Net Worth||$100 Million|
|Birth Date||February 15, 1969|
|Known as||Birdman Skittles, Stunna Man, b-32, Big Tymers, Beatrice, Bubba, Baby, The #1 Stunna|
|Age||52 Years Old|
|Birth Place||New Orleans, Lousiana, United States|
|Father’s Name||Johnnie Williams|
|Mother’s Name||Gladys Brooks|
|Siblings||Kim, Ronald, Ray|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 pounds)|
|Interests||Alcohol, Cars, Dogs, Jewelry|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Rapper, Songwriter, Entrepreneur, Record Producer|
|Genre||Hip-Hop, Trap, Southern Hip-Hop|
|Labels||Cash Money, Republic, Universal Republic|
|Associations||Big Tymers, Rich Gang, DJ Khaled, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Tyga, Young Thug, Never Broke Again, Jacquees, Mack Maine|
|Endorsements||GTV Vodka, Lugz Shoes|
|Spouse||Toni Braxton(m. 2016-Present)|
|Children||Bryan Williams Jr, Bria Williams|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Deezer, Youtube|
|Last Update||July, 2021|
Birdman: Net Worth and Income
Birdman has amassed his immense wealth of $100 million through his endeavors in music and other investments.
Besides, his collab with Lil Wayne on “Like Father, Like Son” yielded $765,000 for him.
As for his solo career, Baby earned $500,000 from Birdman, his debut studio album.
Likewise, his earnings from record sales include $65,000 for “Fast Money”, $380,000 for “Priceless”, and $372,000 for “5* Stunna.”
Furthermore, Baby gained a windfall of $40 million from his 2013 association with Rich Gang in their self-titled album.
Apart from that, he makes $20-30 million yearly from the Cash Money.
Birdman: Cars and Houses
Birdman is a car fanatic and owns millions of dollars worth of luxury cars, and they have been discussed below:
Baby has an $8 million custom Exelero equipped with a 5.9L twin-turbo engine and accelerates 0-60 mph in mere 4.4 seconds.
Next up is the $2 million Bugatti Veyron boasting a turbocharged W16 engine that produces 1200hp of power and reaches speeds of 405 km/h.
Bentley Mulsanne Coupe
In 2012, he reportedly bought two Mulsanne Coupes worth $285,00 each for himself and Lil Wayne. It comes fitted with a powerful V8 engine producing 505hp.
A surprising name on this list is the Sprinter van, which is suitable for carrying Birdman’s crew amidst the luxury of massage seats, iPads, and TV Screens.
Unsurprisingly, he possesses the exclusive $4.6 million Lamborghini Veneno, one of the 3 released units.
Besides, he also has rides such as Lamborghini Aventador, Cadillac Escalade, Maybach 62S Landaulet in his garage.
Birdman owns a $650,000 house in New Orleans, which was abandoned for 15 years after it was damaged due to Hurricane Katrina.
The house built in 1990 has 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2 hot tubs, a pool, jacuzzi, sauna, bar, theater, glass room and is spread over 10950-sq-feet.
It was bought for him by shoe company Lugz for $3 million.
In 2018, he was threatened to be evicted from his 20,000-sq-feet waterfront mansion in Miami Palm Island due to default in debts.
Initially, Birdman had listed the house for $20 million but had to sell it for $10.9 million.
The lavish mansion features 7 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, and amenities such as two wine cellars, theater, recording studio, jacuzzi, pool, etc.
Birdman is generally seen wearing jewelry worth millions on his outings, including a necklace, 15-karat black diamond ring, earrings, and a grill costing $500,000 in his teeth.
Meanwhile, his bling collection featuring pendants, watches, chains, bracelets, etc., is expected to cost over $50 million.
His famous watches are the $1.5 million Chopard Diamond watch, $520 thousand Jacob and Co. Five Time Zone Diamond and $62,500 Hublot King.
He is notorious for sports betting and lost $2 million on the Miami Heat in the 2011 NBA Finals.
But he won $1 million on Green Bay Packers when they won the Super Bowl in the same year.
He used to represent New Orleans by wearing Reebok and Girbaud in his early days, and it has created a profound impact in modern fashion and among the current generation of stars.
Furthermore, his current sneakers of choice are the all-white Nike Air Force 1s which he refers to as “G-Nikes.”
In addition, he has been spotted wearing sunglasses from Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Ray-Ban, Cartier, etc.
Birdman is especially recognizable by his face tattoos, but he has tattoos of his label, children, red star, cross, etc., all over his body.
In 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Birdman offered $225,000 to residents in his New Orleans neighborhood to assist them with their rent payments.
Further, he hosts an annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway program in New Orleans, which offers thanksgiving turkeys to residents and blood pressure, dental, eye, and diabetes examinations.
He donated $50,000 in a fundraiser hosted by Swizz Beats for Bronx Charter School to promote arts.
Besides, he supports causes such as hunger and poverty.
Birdman: Media, Endorsements, Investments, and Book Publications
In 2020, Birdman put out a docuseries named “New Cash Order” on Spotify, which provides a platform for new talent to showcase their music.
Likewise, he released the sports movie “She Ball,” directed by Nick Cannon and featuring Rosa Acosta, KD Aubert, Delpha Baxter, Chris Brown, etc.
Previously, he released the documentary “Before Anythang,” explaining the Cash Money story from its humble beginnings to success.
Birdman has appeared in TV documentaries “Making The Video,” “DJ Khaled Makes a Video: Holla at Me,” and the series “Access Granted.”
Besides, he has given an interview to Forbes with brother Slim where they talked in-depth about Cash Money and its finances.
Birdman endorses the boot company Lugz and has a special shoe line with them.
In 2014, Lugz commemorated the 10th anniversary of Birdman’s signature line by adding new variety into it in mid-top and low styles.
Additionally, he has partnered with GTV: Grand Touring Vodka to boost their premium vodka range in 2012.
Since then, GT Vodka has been promoted in music videos of Cash Money artists such as Drake, Lil Wayne, Tyga, and Nicki Minaj.
Birdman has a production company, “Cash Money Records,” which creates visual content, and a book company “Cash Money Content.”
In 2010, Birdman launched Bronald Oil and Gas, LLC to explore oil and gas.
It was a joint venture with his brother Slim and had a legit website that detailed its goals.
However, its operations never took off, and it was later revealed that the local gas permit authorities had no idea about the existence of any such company.
In 2016, he released a clothing line, “Respek,” featuring quotes from his infamous interview with “The Breakfast Club” after the video of his outburst blew up on the internet.
Besides, Birdman offers caps, hoodies, and t-shirts through his official store in Cash Money Records.
Birdman has published books such as Murderville, Animal, Empire, Trick Baby, Blood Sweat & Payback, Pimp, etc., through his book company “Cash Money Content.”
Baby commenced his musical journey upon realizing the boom for hip-hop in New Orleans.
He launched “Cash Money Records” in 1992 with his brother and started scouting signing artists in nightclubs.
They hired artists such as Lil Wayne, BG, Turk, Juvenile and created a group called “Hot Boys,” which propelled the label to new heights as they signed with Universal Music Group.
Eventually, Cash Money became the most commercially successful label in the history of the Hip-hop scene with 50 million record sales.
Regarding his solo career, Baby gained traction through his 2002 album “Birdman,” which ended up as a gold-certified record by the RIAA.
Further, he has released albums such as 5* Stunna, Fast Money, Priceless, etc., to establish himself as a hip-hop legend.
3 Facts About Birdman
He got his nickname “Birdman” due to his successful debut album of the same name.
As a teenager, he was arrested for committing robberies & selling drugs and sent to a correctional center.
He was listed in #4 in Forbes’ list of highest-paid hip-hop stars in 2017.
Birdman: Social Media Presence
Birdman uses his social media handles to promote his work, lifestyle, and activities.
Instagram– 4.2m followers
Twitter– 2.4m followers
Facebook -5.5m followers
“I love cars; I’ve been like that since I was a kid. It’s an infatuation because we grew up poor. Cars were something we were always trying to get.”
“Never want to be my daddy / All I ever didn’t want to be, and I all I ever want to be in him.”
What is the relationship of Birdman with Lil Wayne like?
Lil Wayne has a father-son-like relationship with Birdman, and the duo has collaborated for some of the greatest hip-hop albums.
Is Drake signed to Birdman’s label?
Drake is signed with Cash Money Records and has released Thank Me Later, Views, More Life, etc., with the label.
How much is Cash Money Records worth?
Cash Money Records has a net worth of $300 million.