|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Birthday:||May 01, 2000|
|Age:||22 years old|
|Height:||5.6 feet (172cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Last Updated:||August, 2022|
Glokknine is a 22 years old rapper with a net worth of $3 million. Born in 2000, the young man was born and raised in Orlando Florida and is known as an upcoming rap artist and emcee. The African American’s real name is Jacquavius Dennard Smith. His stage name Glokknine is derived from glock and local channel number 9 in Florida. He then changed this stage name to 9lokkNine which is a reference to the Glock 9mm handgun. The double k stands for ‘kill kill’ referencing his troubled past and multiple run-ins with the law. He is well known for his rap music and hit songs such as ‘10 percent’, ‘Crayola’ and ‘JailHizeeBluez’. His first song was produced using YouTube beats and he immediately gained thousands of followers. His big hits have million views on YouTube. His music and lyrics are characterized with a great sense of humor.
How Did Glokknine Become Rich?
Glokknine’s rapping career started in 2017 when he released a song called ‘Ugly’ which had 20 000 views at the beginning. In 2018 he became popular for his hit song “10 percent” that currently has over 34 million views on YouTube. Some of his hits include ‘Crayola’, ‘Chain Gang’, ‘Armed & Dangerous’, ‘Great Vine’ and ‘Talm Bout’.
Glokknine’s YouTube releases impressed Cash Money Records who gave him a recording contract in 2018. The contract was said to be $2 million dollars. His career highlight came in 2018 when he performed as part of the 2018 Rolling Loud Festival in Miami. This was an epic moment for him as he got to perform on the same stage as J Cole, Travis Scott and Lil Pump. He collaborated with YNW Melly and produced “223s” which was 34 on the Billboard Hot charts.
Despite Glokknine’s success in the music industry he has gained a lot of media attention after he was the intended target of the shooting at the Mall of Millenia.
9lokkNine was raised by his single mother alongside 2 little brothers. He is inspired by the music of Lil Wayne, T-Pain, Plies and Kodak Black. Glokknine’s mother was happy that he was famous and was the source of his motivation to pursue music. On the other hand, his dad was in and out of prison and Glokknine seems to be following in his fathers’ footsteps. Having been in and out of prison more than 10 times before he turned 18 for charges such as possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute, oxycodone in August 2020, burglary of structure while masked, possession of a gun, unlawful discharge of firearm, violation of probation for trespassing and attempted murder. His time in jail was not all bad as he used his time to write JailHizeeBluez.
He is also inspired by his grandfather who taught him to be a peaceful person. His tough upbringing is the inspiration for his music. The large following behind his music is due to how well the fans relate to his lyrics and his life story. He is known to be a phenomenal song writer, musician and rapper.
What Is Glokknine Net Worth?
Glokknine’s money comes from record sales, concert earnings and endorsement deals. His biggest break was the $2 million deal with his record label. He has more than 1.1 million Instagram followers. He has released more than 81 tracks on his sound cloud account. Famous songs are ‘10 Percent’, ‘Crayola’, ‘I don’t need no help’, ‘Talm Bout’, ‘Great Vine, Knick Knack’ and ‘Chain Gang’. He has 10 music videos with over 2 million views each on YouTube.
In January 2018, he dropped Kold Face, Kold Kase and in April same year he released Bloodshells Revenge then Loyalty Kill Love in July. All these releases were massive hits. He has over 400 thousand followers on YouTube and over 185 000 subscribers on Soundcloud. His is estimated to make earnings of up to $170,000 from views on YouTube per year. Glokknine has a total of over 115 million video views with 100+ uploads on YouTube.
How Glokknine Spends His Money?
Glokknine bought his mother a house and bought himself diamonds worth and an undisclosed amount. A lot of his money is spent on bailing himself out after being arrested and paying his lawyers. He paid $47 000 bail after being arrested for multiple charges including possession of a firearm. He then got arrested again for charges of racketeering, extortion, and conspiracy to commit extortion charges and paid $750 000 bail. He paid $36 600 bail after being arrested for attempted murder and weapons discharge. He also spends money on drugs such as Marijuana.
- His other stage names are Glokk9, 9lokknin, YJB Quay and Lil G9.
- He has a daughter called Ja’Layah Til.
- He played basketball in school.
- He was arrested more than 10 times before he turned 18.
- He has been involved in multiple police speed chases in Florida.
- He keeps his love life private with no record of a wife/ girlfriend or partner.
- He has no security personnel around him despite multiple threats on his life.
- In 2021 9lokknine was arrested and later in December sentenced to seven years in prison. The charges were possessing an illegal semi-automatic rifle and identity theft.