Lil Dicky was born as David Andrew Burd on Mar 15, 1988. He gained fame by his stage name LD or Lil Dicky. He is a famous rapper, comedy artist, and an environmentalist from the United States. On Apr 25, 2013, he came to limelight with the launch of his music video titled ‘Ex-Boyfriend’. This video proved to be a life-changer for the American artist. It garnered over 1 million views on the largest video streaming website (YouTube) just within 24 hours. On Jul 31, 2015, Dicky rolled out his full-length debut studio album ‘Professional Rapper’. It was well-received by music fans in the USA and beyond.
David's hit single ‘Freaky Friday’ included a guest appearance from Chris Brown and became a global success. Guest vocals from Chris, Kendall Jenner, DJ Khaled, and Ed Sheeran made this song overwhelmingly famous. Another music video that went viral was ‘Earth’ that he launched in 2019. It included American’s top music artists and actors including, Wiz Khalifa, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Leonardo DiCaprio, Justin Bieber, Charlie Puth, Ed Sheeran, Kevin Hart, and Katy Perry. All these stars adorned the music video and helped Dicky in making it a massive hit. The video was created with a purpose to create environmental awareness. According to Lil, a specific portion of the income coming from the song will be donated to different environmental charities.
Dicky, also known as Brain, is experienced in comedy hip hop, pop, and hip hop. He has worked with music labels such as BMG, Commission, and Dirty Burd Records. He has performed associated acts with Snoop Dogg, Benny Blanco, Chris Brown, Cashmere Cat, and Brendon Urie. Dicky has a great sense of comedy, which makes him more popular among American folks. Many of his songs went into top charts on the US Billboard 200.
Who are Lil Dicky's Parents?
Dicky opened eyes in an upper-middle-class family. He was born in Elkins Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He was born and raised in a Jewish family. The future star went to Cheltenham High School located in his hometown. He used to be a very ordinary boy at school. No girls were interested in talking to him due to pussy appearance. However, he was very good at studies. In most of the classes, he received good grades and became a star in his teachers’ eyes.
After completing graduation from High School, he went to the University of Richmond. He studied there alongside his stepbrother and Phatdik (comedy rapper). Dicky received his graduation in 2010. After that, he switched to San Francisco, California, to work as an account manager at Goodby, Silverstein and Partners. He was updated to work in the company’s creative department. Dicky worked hard to prove his abilities and earned a lot of appreciation from the Company’s management.
He was a little child when developed a great interest in music. He used to listen to alternative rock and hip hop music. He started rapping while studying in the fifth grade. He listened to famous music artists Jay-Z and Nas.
After working as an account manager in a local advertising agency, he started to initiate his rap career. He began to create songs and music videos in free time. Burd included all these songs in his debut mixtape titled ‘So Hard’. It went out on May 22, 2013, in the United States. The mixtape included 17 exciting tracks that were well-received by everyone. Dicky got engaged in music and rapping just to grab the attention of people. The core purpose of the star was to become a professional comedian. He used singing and rapping as a tool to draw the attention of his followers and build a fan base.
Burd released his debut studio album under the title ‘Professional Rapper’ on Jul 31, 2015. The album went out through Dirty Burd Music, Alternative Distribution Alliance, and Commission Records. It included some of the most spectacular guest appearances from Rich Homie Quan, Snoop Dogg, Jace, and Fetty Wap. The full length of the album is 89 minutes and it included comedy hip hop and hip hop music style. Most of the songs went viral due to charismatic lyrics and fantastic compositions. It received a 4.5 star rating from AllMusic and ‘A’ grade from Vice.
Dicky wanted to make his music albums popular all over the world. That’s the reason he embarked on several musical journeys including, the Professional Rapper Tour (2014), Dick or Treat Tour (2016), Looking for Love Tour (2015), Life Lessons Tour (2018), Still Looking for Love Tour (2016), and Australia & New Zealand Tour (2018). All these music tours have been pretty successful and helped him in gaining global recognition.
Dicky has become a world-famous star, but still, he doesn’t have any girlfriend. The guy is straight when it comes to talking about his sexual orientation. However, he seldom gets closer to women. He has worked with many famous female celebrities in the past. None of them agreed to date the comedian and rapper. Dicky is neither married nor engaged. He has no plans to get married in the next couple of years. He loves enjoying the flame of his fame, without getting involved in romantic relationships. Some sources say that he is in a hidden relationship with an unknown girl. However, the star has shunned these baseless rumors.
How much is Lil Dicky's Net Worth?
Dicky rose to prominence with his singles and extended plays. Soon after joining the professional world, he became more sincere about his singing career. He released his full-length studio album with title ‘Professional Rapper’ in 2015 and grabbed the attention of thousands of fans from around the world. According to the latest information, he owns an accumulated net worth of $8 Million. The 31-year old rapper and comedian has bigger plans for his future life.