Lil Zay Osama is an American rapper who has a net worth of $1 Million. He rose to stardom after releasing his breakout single “61st to 64th” in 2021. That track went viral on YouTube and amassed over 21 million views as of today.
Osama has been making music since 2011 and worked with several high-profile artists such as Lil Durk and others. His further popular songs include We Ride, What’s My Plan, and Way Better. His songs “Changed Up” and “F*** My Cousin, Pt. II” earned Gold Status by RIAA. Let’s take a look at the biography, career, and net worth of Lil Zay Osama.
Lil Zay Osama’s Net Worth
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Isaiah Jaylaun Dukes was born on June 3, 1997, in Chicago, Illinois, the United States. He grew up on the Southwest side of Chicago where he joined the #6300Gang early on. His father was in and out of jail throughout Isaiah’s childhood.
He was nine years old when his parents got separated, and since then Isaiah has been raised by his single mother alongside five siblings. To support his family, he had to make ends meet at a young age. Isaiah joined the gang and started robberies at the age of 12.
In 2005, Osama developed an interest in the rap game and began recording his lyrics about two years later. At the age of 12, he had already released his first track and then continued to release music under the rap moniker of Lil Zay until 2010.
Osama released his debut mixtape “Turn Up” in May 2012 on different streaming platforms. Following his release from prison in 2015, Osama took his music career more seriously and decided to step away from street life.
In 2018, the rapper dropped eight tracks on SoundCloud and then released his second mixtape “Hood Bible” in October 2019. Osama earned popularity with his hit song “Changed Up” which was featured in his second project.
The music video of the song “Changed Up” was uploaded on the Diamond Visuals’ YouTube channel and it garnered over 72 million views. Thanks to his hit single, Lil Zay Osama amassed thousands of new followers and caught the attention of the American online music platform “Pitchfork”.
Osama eventually signed with Warner Records in August 2019 and dropped more tracks like Like a Pimp ft Stunna 4 Vegas. He released more hit singles including 61st to 64th, Rumors, and Ride 4 Me. Lil Zay Osama earned a net worth of 1 million US dollars.
Under the major label, Lil Zay dropped his third mixtape “Trench Baby” in early 2021. He followed this up by releasing “Trench Baby 2” at the end of that year. The guest appearance for his fourth mixtape came from the likes of Sean Kingston, Benny The Butcher, EST Gee, Mook6340, and Luh Kel.
Lil Zay Osama’s more mixtapes “4 The Streets” and “Hood Bible 2” came out in August and December of 2023, respectively. In 2022, he collaborated with a popular rapper Lil Durk to record his hit song “F*** My Cousin, Pt. II” which amassed more than 5 million views on YouTube.
Aside from his success in the music industry, Lil Zay Osama has been in and out of jail throughout his career. The first time Osama was arrested was on May 4th, 2017 due to a warrant. He was released on the following day.
He was arrested in September 2018 for driving on a suspended license, not stopping at a stop sign, and criminal trespass to vehicles. He was released two days later for this. In December 2023, the news broke that Lil Zay Osama got locked up in Chicago on robbery and gun charges.
In January 2024, Osama was arrested for possession of a machine gun and unregistered firearm possession and according to reports, he could have a 20-year sentence at maximum.
Lil Zay Osama Net Worth
Lil Zay Osama has a net worth of $1 million as of 2024. He is a rapper from Chicago who made a vast chunk of money by releasing music on different platforms. Osama became an internet sensation after releasing his hit single “Changed UP” which helped him to sign a deal with Warner Records.
Osama has released multiple mixtapes and numerous songs on his YouTube channel and other platforms. He has almost 500,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel, which significantly contributes to his wealth. Lil Zay Osama’s annual income is roughly $300,000.