Fetty Wap is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Siblings and Career
|Birthdate ( Age)||7 June 1991|
|Place of Birth||Paterson, New Jersey, United States|
|Spouse/Partner||Leandra Gonzalez (m. 2019; div. 2020)|
|Children||Zaviera Maxwell, Aydin Maxwell, Khari Barbie Maxwell|
|Parents||Name not Known|
|Net Worth||$8 Million|
|Last Update||October 2021|
Willie Junior Maxwell II better known by his stage name Fetty Wap, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He rose to prominence after his debut single “Trap Queen” reached number two on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in May 2015.
This helped Fetty Wap secure a record deal with 300 Entertainment, and eventually Atlantic Records. The single was followed up with two Top 10 singles in the U.S., “679” (featuring Remy Boyz) and “My Way” .Both were featured on Fetty Wap’s eponymous debut album, released in September 2015 and peaking atop the U.S. Billboard 200 chart.
Early Life and Family
Maxwell was born and raised in Paterson, New Jersey.Born with glaucoma in both eyes, Maxwell revealed in a 2015 interview that doctors were unable to save his left eye and instead fitted him with an ocular prosthesis. He attended Eastside High School before dropping out in order to pursue his music career.
Fetty Wap Net Worth
Fetty Wap, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter has an estimated Net Worth around $8 million in 2021.
Fetty Wap Wife
Fetty Wap is the father of six children with five different women.In early 2018, model Alexis Skyy named Fetty Wap as the father of her daughter Alaiya. In 2019, Fetty Wap publicly stated that he is not Alaiya’s biological father, but is still a father figure to her. In December 2020, Brandon Medford was revealed to be Alaiya’s biological father.
Fetty Wap appeared on the third season on VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood, which documented his strained relationship with Masika.He also appeared on the ninth season of Love & Hip Hop: New York which documented his strained relationship with Alexis Skyy.In September 2019, Fetty Wap privately married model Leandra K. Gonzalez.A year later, Fetty Wap officially divorced from Gonzalez.
Fetty Wap began taking an interest in music in 2013. Initially starting off as a rapper, he later decided to start singing as well because he “wanted to do something different”. He was nicknamed “Fetty” (slang for money). “Wap” was added to the end of the name to perform in tribute to Gucci Mane’s alias, Guwop.
Fetty Wap’s commercial debut single, titled “Trap Queen”, was released in early 2014. This song appeared in his 2014 mixtape Up Next released in July 2014. He recorded the song in February 2014. However, it did not gain major recognition until mid-November 2014, and since then it has become a platinum record and has over 130 million plays on SoundCloud.
On June 29, 2015, Fetty Wap released his second single “679”, originally from his Up Next mixtape. The song’s accompanying music video premiered on YouTube in May, before being commercially released. “679” had an original version with Monty only and an added verse by Fetty Wap. The Remy Boyz version was removed from the album.His next single, “My Way”, became his second top 10 entry on the Billboard Hot 100. Later, Drake remixed “My Way” and created the version that was then played on radio.Afterwards, “679” reached the Hot 100 top 10 peaking at number four.
On January 4, 2017, he released the song “Way You Are” featuring Monty,and the song “Flip Phone” on February 10, 2017.He walked in Philipp Plein’s runway show during New York Fashion Week in February 2017.On September 28, 2021, Fetty Wap previewed the song “Out The Hood” in an Instagram video with the caption “10/22 T.B.E”, giving speculation of a single or mixtape release.
Later on October 13, 2021, Fetty Wap posted the official cover art for the album “The Butterfly Effect” announcing it as his second studio album, releasing six years since his debut. It was officially released October 22, 2021, marking the return of Fetty Wap after several mixtape releases & legal issues. The title derives from his late daughter, Lauren, where he drew inspiration for the album name & some songs.
How did fetty lose his eye?
As it turns out, Fetty Wap has only had one eye for most of his life. Although there were some rumors suggesting that he lost his eye in a shooting, the truth is that it was the result of an accident when he was still quite young.