How rich was Juice Wrld?
Juice Wrld, real name Jarad Anthony Higgins, was one of the hottest rappers in the world when he died of a drug overdose in December 2019. His song Lucid Dreams is one of the most streamed songs on Spotify, his album Death Race for Love reached number 1 on the US charts. Even after his death, extremely successful publications by the artist appear on a regular basis. The left behind Juice Wrld’s net worth is € 16 million.
This is how Juice Wrld’s fortune was composed
In February 2018, Juice Wrld signed a recording deal with Interscope Records that brought him around 2.5 million euros. His albums Goodbye & Good Riddance and Death Race for Love as well as that Mixtape Wrld on Drugs found themselves at the top of the US charts and sold extremely well. With that he had laid the foundation stone for his fortune. Some of his singles also reached the top 10. The rapper also completed several tours. The WRLD Domination Tour 2018 included 27 dates, and in 2019 he went on a US tour first with Nicki Minaj and later with Ski Mask the Slump God.
To the At the time of his death, Juice Wrld had around 3.4 million euros in the account. Streams and posthumous publications brought his heirs an additional 12.6 million euros and thus increased Juice Wrld’s legacy many times over.
First steps as a rapper
Jarad Higgins aka Juice Wrld started playing the piano at the age of four. Later he also learned guitar and drums and played the trumpet in music lessons. His religious and conservative mother did not allow him to listen to hip hop. Therefore, he turned mainly to pop and rock music. It wasn’t until high school that he discovered rap for himself, recorded songs on his smartphone and published them on the Internet. After graduating from school in 2017, he worked in a factory, but was dissatisfied with the job there and was laid off after just two weeks. He joined the producer collective Internet Money and released the EP in June 2017 9, 9, 9 out. It was already there song Lucid Dreams included, which should help him to breakthrough soon afterwards.
Over a billion streams on Spotify
In February 2018, Juice Wrld signed a recording deal with Interscope Records and released the song shortly afterwards in April All girls are the same as a debut single. The single followed in May 2018 Lucid Dreams and shortly afterwards the album Goodbye & Good Riddance. By December 2018, the LP had sold more than a million times in the US, while the single reached second place in the US charts. Until today has been Lucid Dreams Streamed over 1.5 billion times on Spotify, making the song one of the most successful on the platform.
Released in October 2018 Wrld on drugs, a joint mixtape by Juice Wrld and Future. It also includes contributions from other artists such as Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne. It reached number 2 on the US charts. Juice Wrld released his second album in March 2019 Death Race for Love out. It rose to the top of the charts immediately after it appeared. Three months later it became a gold record awarded for more than half a million sales.
Early death at the age of 21
Jarad Higgins died on December 8, 2019, shortly after his 21st birthday. He had previously flown from Los Angeles to Chicago on a private jet. There were several firearms on board the plane, as well as large quantities of drugs. On landing, the plane was then searched by police officers. Juice Wrld swallowed several pills to make them go away, collapsed and eventually died in Oak Lawn Hospital.
After Juice Wrld’s death, numerous publications by the rapper continued to appear. In January 2020 came Godzilla, his collaboration with Eminem. It landed at number 3 in the USA and even at the top of the charts in Great Britain, Ireland and Finland. More than three million units were sold in total. The album released in July 2020 Legends Never Die was Juice Wrld’s first after his death and his second to achieve number 1 status in the United States. Four of the six decoupled singles also entered the top 10. By the time he died, Juice Wrld had recorded more than 2,000 unreleased songsSo there are many more posthumous releases to be expected that will add to the fortune left behind.
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