|Birthday:||Mar 29, 1996|
|Age:||25 years old|
|Height:||5.9 feet (178cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Last Updated:||October, 2021|
Fredrick Dewon Thomas Givens II, also widely known as Fredo Bang, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and producer of hip-hop and trap music genres. His albums entitled “Pain Made Me Numb” and “Most Hated” paved the way to his first appearance on the Billboard 200. His unique rhythmic rap flow and way of producing beats brought him to top Billboard music charts, Spotify, and other streaming services. With his growth in the music industry, Gives rocks a net worth of around $800,000 as of 2021.
How Did Fredo Bang Become Rich?
On the 29th of March 1996, Givens was born in Baton Lounge, USA. During his childhood, his parents divorced after his father came out as gay, so he was raised by his mother and step-father. Givens has four sisters and five brothers. According to some reports, he was molested in his childhood. Givens was weak in his studies, and later on, dropped out of school. These unfortunate experiences did not, however, hinder Givens to discover his passion for music.
He started to explore the music industry in the year 2015. Experimenting and creating music became his hobby and he then upload some of his tracks online the following year. Unfortunately, his career did not smoothly take off after Givens was arrested on charges of attempted murder. He spent two years in prison for the crime. Soon after his arrest, his single “Thuggin” went viral and as of 2021, it has hit over 3.5 million views on YouTube. This moment opened the opportunities ahead of Givens’ career.
Although he was in prison for two years, Fredo Bang did not stop making music. His passion was even intensified when his friend, Gee Money, died while he was still inside. He took inspiration from his death and their friendship. By 2018, he was ready to restart and release more of his emotional and spiritual tracks and albums.
It was indeed a tough start for Givens, but in 2018, he started his professional career. He is currently signed to Se Lavi Productions and Def Jam Recordings. These record labels are known to be electronic music enthusiasts, and one of their goals is to serve the unique needs of the community with world-class products and services that inspire and connect the landscape of creators, DJs, and fans. Through this commitment, their goal is to constantly drive innovation and inspiration, helping to lead and define the progression of dance music culture. With this, Givens is fully aware and capable to exude his talent for music; he could create incredible songs and rap pieces over time while helping him to grow as an artist.
In July 2018, he released his debut single entitled ‘Oouuh,’ in his “2 Face Bang” album which became a hit and brought him fame, popularity among people, and recognition. This marked a significant step in the start of his professional rap career. This debut track made its way to different music streaming platforms and musical charts such as Spotify. This song also is accompanied by a music video, and it already gained over 25 million views on YouTube as of 2021. Other popular songs from this album are “Father” and “Kill Ya”.
As he continued to pursue his love for music as he continues to release singles and mixtapes until the year 2020 when he released his debut studio album “Most Hated” which rocked the big market of the music industry. This album consists of songs that made a huge impact on numerous musical streaming platforms. Some of the said songs are “Trust Issues”, “Traffic”, “Get Even” and “Yo Slime”. According to Billboard, his album peaked at 110 on Billboard hot 200 and spent a week on their album chart. It sold almost 15,000 copies as well. This is considered his biggest success in the industry.
Given’s passion for music did not stop there. After releasing his hit album, he then proceeds to create his next project and albums in the later year of 2020. He released an album entitled “In the name of Gee” to commemorate his close friend that has passed away. This album and peaked at number 40 on the Billboard 200. His latest album as of now is called “Murder made Me” which also made a great impact on the music industry. It charted on Billboard and also spent 1 week on Billboard album charts.
After the hit of his viral songs and albums like “Most hated”, “Big Ape”, “Murder made me”, “In the name of Glee” and the series of viral mixtapes is continuing. He is rapidly growing and soaring high.
What Is Fredo Bang Net Worth?
As Givens continues to shake the music industry with banger songs in his every album, it is no surprise that the net worth of Givens has been growing ever since. Alongside music, Givens also generates his income from his merchandise and YouTube channel. As of 2021, the musician has recorded an estimated $800,000 of net worth.
It was reported that Givens earns a huge portion of his money from his shows and concerts. The live show tickets cost around $60 in range while VIP packages and prime spots can range around $100-$1000.
He also generates a significant amount of revenue from his online shop. Givens launched his online shop website with the name “Fredo Bang Shop”. He sells high-quality T-shirts which have an average price of $25 each and hoodies that cost around $50 each. Other merchandise such as caps, face masks and even vinyl versions of his popular album. Most of his products are inspired by the theme of his songs and albums.
He also has a YouTube channel under his name with over 900,000 subscribers. He started this channel in December 2017. He uploaded music videos and studio versions of his songs. He also started doing streaming content. The estimated amount of money he earns from his YouTube channel yearly is ranging from $50,000 to $800,000.
How Fredo Bang Spends His Money?
Like other well-known rappers that we see on the internet who flexes their riches, luxurious cars, huge shoe collections and others, Givens is known to possess such expensive things, especially jewelry.
In an interview, Givens confided that one of the most expensive things he owns is an accessory, a Cuban link bracelet. Cuban links are chains that symbolize wealth and luxury, and the majority of the rappers are defined by wearing chains, bracelets, and such accessories. According to research, Cuban links chains can cost $27,000 but the most expensive can reach up to ten-folds of that amount. Givens said that he owns a $50k Cuban link bracelet.
Aside from the bracelet, he also publicly shared his experience customizing his Gee Money diamond pendant. In an interview, he acknowledged this as his most expensive jewelry costing around $50,000 to $70,000.
In March 2021, videos were posted featuring Givens giving a gift to his co-rapper, Lil Durk. Unsurprisingly, he gave him a diamond King Von-inspired ring. King Von chain can cost around $85,000 so with the intricate and bold shines of diamond stones, Givens might have spent more than that price for his gift.
- His debut single “Oouuh” received a standout remix from another famous rapper and songwriter, Kevin Gates.
- He was a victim of a homicide and he was molested when he was a child.
- He reportedly broke another guy’s nose which was why he got arrested.
- Givens is currently in a relationship. As of March 2021, the rapper introduced his new non-showbiz girlfriend on Instagram.
- In July 2021 Fredo Bang was arrested again, this time in Miami, Florida.