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Young Dolph Net worth 2022, Cause of Death

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what is Young Dolph Net worth?

Net worth$3 million
Full nameAdolph Thornton, Jr
Date of birth11th of August , 1985
OccupationProfessional Musician
NationalityAmerican

Young Dolph Net worth

Young Dolph net worth 2022 is estimated at $3 million. He is an American rapper best known for his album “King of Memphis”. In the course of his glittering career so far, he has released several mixtapes and five studio albums. 

He had a tumultuous childhood and struggled a lot in his early life. As a teenager he developed an interest in music and sought consolation by writing lyrics to express his frustrations. He too started his career very early. 

He graduated from high school but instead of going to college decided to focus on his musical career. His cousins ​​introduced him to various rappers and he soon released his first mixtape, “Paper Route Campaign”, which was a success and helped him establish himself in the rap world. 

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Young Dolph was later introduced by his cousins, to several prominent rappers and from there he released his first mixtape titled Paper Route Campaign which was a smash hit with huge commercial success. With his popularity seeing a steady increase over the years, Young Dolph’s is only bound to increase. 

This article presents more thrilling facts about the early life, career and achievements of Young Dolph.

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Early Life 

Young Dolph was born on the 11th of August , 1985 in Chicago, Illinois. His family moved to Memphis, Tennessee two years after he was born. He was raised  along with his four siblings mainly by his grandmother. 

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He was targeted in a gunfight in Charlotte, North Carolina in 2017. Although nearly a hundred shots were fired, he suffered due to his bulletproof injuries. Although it was speculated that an argument between Dolph and rapper Yo Gotti had led to the incident, the duo decided to keep mute about the incident. 

Career

Young Dolph developed interest in music from an early age. When his grandmother died in 2008, he was deeply affected. He turned to the music and used the rap to express his thoughts and feelings. He eventually released his first mixtape called “Paper Route Campaign” which received positive reviews. 

The success of the mixtape motivated him to pursue a career in music. Over the years he has released several other mixtapes and singles, such as “High Class Street Music”, “A Time 2 Kill”, “Blue Magic”, “South Memphis Kingpin” and “Felix Brothers”.

In 2015 he was a featured artist in the hit single “Cut it” by O.T. Genasis. The song ranked number 35th place on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2016 he released his debut album “King of Memphis”. The song had positive reviews from critics. It was also a commercial success, ranking 49th place on the US Billboard 200. The album included singles such as “Royalty”, Let Me See It “and” USA “.

 In April 2017, he dropped his next album, Bulletproof, which peaked at number 36 on the US Billboard 200. It contained singles such as “100 Shots”, “But I’m Bulletproof” and “I Pray for My Enemies”. In the same year he released two more albums: “Tracking Numbers” and “Thinking Out Loud”. 

Tracking Numbers did not top any charts, while Thinking Out loud reached number 16 on the US Billboard 200. His most recent mixtapes include “Rich Crack Baby” and “Gelato”. The Rich Crack Baby reached 132nd place on the US Billboard 200 while the Gelato reached 54th place. His fifth studio album “Role Model” was released in September 2018. It reached 15th place on the US Billboard 200, the highest ever for any of his works

Young Dolph Personal life 

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Young Dolph fathered two children, Tre Tre and Aria, with his partner, Mia Jaye. According to him, he was  strict with his parenting as a result of his upbringing with his grandmother. He often collaborated with his cousin and fellow rapper Key Glock and was a distant relative of the late rapper and singer Juice Wrld. 

Death

On the 17th of November , 2021, at 12:22 pm, Young Dolph was murdered in cold blood by gun shot in Memphis while picking up cookies for his mother at Makeda’s Homemade Butter Cookies, a bakery he constantly visited whenever he was back home. Two gunmen alighted from a white two-door Mercedes-Benz and gunned him down.

Crowds of hundreds of people swarmed the scene of Thornton’s death for hours; police had to prevent individuals from entering the area while they investigated. Tennessee House Representative London Lamar and Memphis councilman J. B. Smiley reacted by calling for a curfew in Memphis to prevent civil unrest and violence.

On January 5, 2022, police identified one of the suspects responsible for the murder as 23 year old Justin Johnson, and issued a first-degree murder warrant. A reward for information on the suspect of up to $15,000 was offered by the U.S. Marshals Service, the Memphis Police Department, Crime Stoppers and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Young Dolph Net worth 

At the time of his death, Young Dolph’s Net Worth was $3 million. 

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