Young Dolph Net Worth


How much was Young Dolph worth?

Profession:Professional Rapper
Date of Birth:July 27, 1985 (aged 36)
Country:United States of America
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)

Of course, Young Dolph is not his real name. He was born Adolph Thornton Junior on the 27th of July 1985. Looking at his name, you can see how he arrived at his artistic name Dolph. He is originally from Chicago but currently resides in Memphis Tennessee. He moved to Memphis with his mom and sisters around the age of 2 years old.

His career path has been unique when compared to other artists. Young nearly died in drive-by shooting in 2008. The same year, his beloved grandmother died of lung cancer. He said that the events were his wake-up call to do something different with his life.

It was around this time he started to make music to cope with all of the emotions he was experiencing. Young Dolph has always said music is his emotional release and safety valve.

American rapper and songwriter Young Dolph had an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars, at the time of his death in 2021.

Young Dolph became famous soon after the release of his first album. The album was called the King Of Memphis. It did not take long for the album to reach number 49 on the Billboard 200 chart. No mean feat for a first album from an artist who was at that time not very well known.

It is very much his unique style of rapping which has made Young Dolph famous. His rapping seems to come straight from the heart and often tells a personal story. His track “Preach” gives you an insight into his life as a young boy in Memphis.

On the track, he raps that about his family circumstances. It would appear Young Dolph did not have an easy childhood.

His first mixtape, Paper Route Campaign, started his journey on the road to fame and fortune.

So far, Young Dolph has released six studio albums. He is one America’s most productive rappers and has also released 19 mixtapes which are available on download.

It appears that it is his unstoppable creative talent which is making Young Dolph rich. According to the latest information. Young Dolph is estimated to be worth an estimated $3 million.

Are you wondering where he gets his creative energy from? Gun violence appears to be a constant feature in his life. Maybe this is part of the answer.

in 2017, Young Dolph was shot outside a store in Hollywood, Los Angeles. He was not expected to survive but thanks to excellent medical care, he did pull through. It is still not clear who was responsible for the shooting. At the time, the prime suspect was Yo Gotti but he was released without charge.

During the same year, Young Dolph was the target of a gun crime in Charlotte, North Carolina. Yo Gotti was the prime suspect. Rivalry between the two artists was suspected but nothing has ever been proven. Several vehicles and multiple weapons were involved.

Young Dolph was not injured and carried on to promote his second studio album Bulletproof.

Coming from a poor background has certainly contributed to the drive that Young Dolph seems to have in abundance. Who would go on to promote an album after a drive by shooting?

Young Dolph has a steely determination and wants to succeed. It would appear that he wants his story to be heard. As he has said in the past, his music and rapping is his emotional safety valve. Of course, he now has a young family together with Mia Jaye. She is a popular podcast host and mother of his two children Tre Tre Thornton and Aria Ella Thornton.

Dolph’s Total Net Worth

Young Dolph earned estimated total career income of $6.5 million dollars. As Dolph lived in the state of Tennessee, he will have had to pay around 40% in taxes on his career income. Tennessee only became a no income tax state in 2021. After tax, it is estimated that his career earnings were $3.9 million dollars, having paid $2.6 million dollars in taxes.

Young Dolph was not married but he had two children. In his personal life he has likely spent $1 million dollars of his career earnings but also earned $500,000 from his investments. He will have also had to pay around $200,000 in business related costs. Therefore, it is estimated that Young Dolph has a net worth of about $3 million dollars.


Young Dolph is a rapper that many young Black Americans and others across the United States look up to.

He may have been in the firing line on at least two occasions we know of so far. However, nothing seems to stop him. He carries on doing what he loves no matter if someone has just showered him in bullets. A dangerous and challenging lifestyle can come with the territory of rapping. Nothing could be more true when it comes to the life and career of Young Dolph.

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