As of July 2021, Lil Dicky Net Worth is estimated $8-10 Million. In this post, we are going to look at Lil Dicky Net Worth, Age, Career & How Lil Dicky Made Money in 2021.
|Lil Dicky Net Worth : $8-10 Million|
|Source of Net Worth||Professional Rapper, YouTuber, Brand Endorsements|
|Real Estate Investments||$2.5 million House in Los Angeles|
|Age & Date of Birth||33 Years, 15 March 1988|
|Profession||Professional Rapper, YouTuber|
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Lil Dicky Net Worth, Age, Career & How Lil Dicky Made Money 
Who is Lil Dicky?
Lil Dicky is an American rapper and a comedian who rose to fame, thanks to a YouTube video which went viral.
His song ‘Ex-Boyfriend’ that he released on YouTube hit the 1 million views mark within 24 hours of release.
You can watch the video here:
This was his rise to stardom, following which he released music professionally.
He has collaborated with legends of the rap scene like Snoop Dogg and Fetty Wap. His success story also got him his own original series on FX.
Lil Dicky Bio
|Real Name||David Andrew Burd|
|Nick Name||Lil Dicky|
|Date of Birth||15 March 1988|
|Age||33 Years OId|
|Relationship Status||Single, Ex-girlfriend Molly|
|Height||5 feet 9 inch or 180 cms|
|Weight||168 lbs or 76 kgs (Approx)|
|Net Worth||$8-9 Million (Approx)|
|Place of Residence||Los Angeles|
|Source of Wealth||Professional Rapper, YouTuber, Brand Endorsements|
|Education||University of Richmond|
Lil Dicky Early Life
Born as David Andrew Burd in Cheltenham Township in Pennysylvania, he earned his college degree from the University of Richmond in 2010.
To get started with his career, he shifted his base to San Francisco and joined the accounting department in Goodby, Silverstein & Partners Ad Agency.
His creative side was brought to everyone’s notice when he presented his monthly progress report to the agency by rapping it.
This caught everyone’s attention and his creative talent was praised.
He was then shifted from the accounting department to the creative department.
Here, he let his creative side take the center stage and wrote copies for advertising campaigns.
Noteably, he also wrote copies for the NBA.
Lil Dicky Age
Lil Dicky Career
Lil Dicky’s music career took off with his song ‘Ex-Boyfriend’ which became a viral hit on YouTube.
He then went on to release more rap music and was able to achieve similar success on other videos.
However, he says that although his rap career has taken off pretty well, his initial intention was not to only succeed in rap.
He used rap to venture into and explore more of his interests like comedy and scriptwriting.
Keeping his other ventures aside, he owes a major portion of his success to his rap skills which have comical tones infused in them.
This is reflected in his YouTube profile as well.
As of July 2021, Lil Dicky, YouTube channel has about 7 million subscribers and all his videos have a combined view count of 1.7 billion.
The most viewed video on his channel is his collaboration song with Chris Brown titled “Freaky Friday” which has over 600 million views.
You can watch the video here:
To trace his early footsteps into the scene, we go back to 2011.
This was when he was still actively working in his advertising job while simultaneously working to produce his first mixtape title ‘So Hard’.
He finished working on the mixtape after two years in 2013 and released it on YouTube.
His debut single from the mixtape ‘Ex-Boyfriend’ became a viral hit, which proved to him that his hard work did eventually pay off, and the two years’ struggle was well worth it.
Then, he released more music and music videos and named the series ‘Hump Days’.
This series ended with 32 songs and 15 videos.
After releasing so much content, he declared openly that he exhausted all his funds.
He then took to Kickstarter where he started a campaign to allow his fans to provide funds for the 2nd phase of his rap career.
The campaign which ran for a month exceeded the goal of $70,000. This fund was then used to begin the 2nd phase of his rap career.
He performed his first-ever live performance in Philadelphia in 2014 and signed a contract with CMSN talent agency.
He released his first studio album titled Professional Rapper in 2015.
The album was a hit just like his previous releases and reached the #1 spots simultaneously on the US Rap, US Comedy, and the US Indie charts.
It also peaked at the #2 spot on the US R&B chart.
On the Billboard Hot 200 chart, it took the #2 spot. The single which featured Fetty Wap and Rich Homie Quan titled “Save Dat Money” reached the #2 spot on the US Comedy chart, while another single titled “Professional Rapper” featuring Snoop Dogg occupied the #1 position.
You can watch Professional Rapper song here:
This success landed him an endorsement deal with the condom brand Trojan, for whom he composed a video titled “The Big Talk” as a sponsorship with the brand.
2017 saw the release of his music video of “Pillow Talking”.
The video was included among the top 50 most expensive videos because of the production of its special effects.
He also introduced the audience to his alter ego named ‘Brain’ in his EP titled “I’m Brain”. In 2019, he released yet another high-budget project, a single called “Earth” for which he worked with the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation.
For the song, he collaborated with popular singers like Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Ed Sheeran, and many others. In March 2020, he revamped his approach and came back with a new FXX original series called Dave.
He portrayed a fictionalized version of himself in the series.
In several interviews, Lil Dicky has expressed his feelings that although rap brought his success and fame, he identifies himself more with being a comedian who is just acting out the part of a rapper.
He feels that he has much more to offer beyond a microphone.
He also expressed that his rap was more relatable than other raps, and that was his specialty.
Lil Dicky Best Songs
In this section, we are going to look at some of Lil Dicky Best songs. Since most of his work is available on YouTube, you can directly watch them from here
Lil Dicky Ex-Boyfriend
Lil Dicky Freaky Friday
Lil Dicky Lemme Freak
Lil Dicky Professional Rapper
Lil Dicky Save Dat Money feat. Fetty Wap and Rich Homie Quan
Lil Dicky Molly feat. Brendon Urie
Lil Dicky Earth
Lil Dicky Too High
Lil Dicky Girlfriend
Lil Dicky’s has not had much of dating history.
He only dated once before he started his career.
His relationship went through a rough patch when he shifted to San Francisco for his job.
At this time, he was in a relationship with his girlfriend named Molly.
However, his girlfriend chose not to move in with him.
In his song ‘Molly’, he describes his experience of what he went through during that time and how he actually regrets his decision, and the uneventful ending of it.
His lack of dating scandals is very unusual because other rappers have been in the news constantly for their various relationships.
Other than his relationship with Molly, no other of his relationships, if existed, has been announced for the public to be known.
Lil Dicky Wife
Lil Dicky is currently known to be single and is not married.
Lil Dicky Merch
Lil Dicky’s merch line consists of
- Phone case
- Plush toys
- Face mask
You can buy official Lil Dicky Merch on his official website linked here.
Lil Dicky Net Worth 2021
How did Lil Dicky Make Money
As far as how Lil Dicky made money goes, it is a very interesting story.
While working full time in the ad agency, he wanted to get into rap and it took him two years to make his first album.
Lil Dicky initially had run out of funds and made a Kickstarter campaign to fund his next album.
However, after this initial obstacle, he has not faced any such financial issue.
He earned his net worth through his rap career and his career in comedy and scriptwriting.
Lil Dicky Family
Not much is known about Lil Dicky’s family except that he was born to upper middle class parents in Cheltenham Township, near the border of Philadelphia.
Jeanne Burd is listed as the official parent of Lil Dicky.
Lil Dicky Social Media Handles
As a digital influencer, Lil Dicky is active on all social media channels. If you want to follow Lil Dicky on social media, you can do so using the official social handles listed below.
Frequently Asked Questions about Lil Dicky
How does Lil Dicky make his money?
He makes his money through record sales, YouTube advertisements, brand endorsements and script writing.
How much money does Lil Dicky make?
Around $100,000 per year
How did Lil Dicky get rich?
Lil Dicky got rich through rap videos and collaborating with prominent artists such as Snoop Dogg.
How much money does Lil Dicky make a year?
Around $100,000 a year
Who are Lil Dicky’s parents?
Is Lil Dicky single?
Yes as of July 2021, Lil Dicky is single.