Lil Durk Biography : Net Worth, Age, Height, Real Name

Lil Durk is the stage name of Durk Banks, a rapper, singer, and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois. He first gained attention with the release of his mixtape “Life Ain’t No Joke” in 2012, and has since released several more mixtapes and albums, including “Signed to the Streets” (2013), “Remember My Name” (2015), and “Love Songs 4 the Streets” (2018).

He is known for his passionate and introspective lyrics, his association with the hip-hop collective, and his record label Only the Family.

Full NameDurk Derrick Banks
Birth Date / AgeOctober 19, 1992/30 Years Old
Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois, USA
Source of WealthSinger 
Relationship StatusMarried
Height5 ft. 7 in. / 170 cm.
Net Worth$8 Million

Lil Durk Early Life

Lil Durk, whose real name is Durk Banks, was born on October 19, 1992, in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in the Englewood neighborhood on the city’s South Side. In interviews, Durk said that growing up in Englewood was tough and surrounded him by violence and poverty. Despite this, he became interested in music at a young age and began rapping as a teenager.

Durk attended Paul Robeson High School and later went to Harper High School. He dropped out of school in his senior year to focus on his music career but later earned his GED.

Durk began releasing music under the stage name Lil Durk in 2011, starting with his first mixtape “I’m a Hitta”. He then released several other mixtapes such as “Life Ain’t No Joke” in 2012 which helped him gain some attention and grow a fan base.

As his career progressed, he would go on to collaborate with well-known artists and sign a record label deal, leading to the release of several albums and more recognition in the industry

Lil Durk Career

Lil Durk’s career in music began in 2011 with the release of his first mixtape, “I’m a Hitta.” However, it was the release of his second mixtape, “Life Ain’t No Joke,” in 2012 that helped him gain significant attention and establish himself as a rising artist. The mixtape featured guest appearances from fellow Chicago-based rappers and was well-received by critics and listeners alike.

Following the success of “Life Ain’t No Joke,” Lil Durk continued to release mixtapes, including “Signed to the Streets” (2013), “Signed to the Streets 2” (2014), and “Remember My Name” (2015), which helped him to further solidify his place in the Chicago rap scene and gain a larger fanbase.

In 2015, Lil Durk signed a record deal with Def Jam Recordings and released his debut studio album, “Remember My Name,” which included the hit single “Like Me” featuring Jeremih.

Over the years, Lil Durk has become a well-respected artist in the industry, who has released several more albums including “Love Songs 4 the Streets 2” (2019), “Just Cause Y’all Waited for 2” (2020) which both got lot of attention and streams. He has also collaborated with several high-profile artists including Future, Meek Mill, and 21 Savage, among others.

Durk has also been involved in several community activities and has been vocal about his experiences growing up in Chicago’s south side, and has used his platform to bring attention to the issues that plague his community.

Lil Durk Awards & Achievements

Lil Durk has had a successful career in the music industry and has achieved several awards and milestones. Here are a few of his notable awards and achievements:

In 2016, Lil Durk’s single “My Beyoncé” featuring DeJ Loaf, reached number 92 on the Billboard Hot 100.

His second studio album, “Lil Durk 2X,” was released in 2016 and debuted at number 49 on the US Billboard 200 chart.

In 2020, Lil Durk’s single “3 Headed Goat” with Lil Baby and Polo G, reached number 29 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

The same year, he received his first gold-certified record by RIAA for “3 Headed Goat”

His sixth studio album, “Just Cause Y’all Waited for 2” debuted at number one on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, making it his first number-one album.

He has received millions of streams on streaming platforms like Spotify, and Apple Music

Lil Durk has been nominated for awards like BET Hip-Hop Awards and The Billboard Music Awards

He has been also a guest on several TV shows, and also was a musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Image Awards (NAACP) Image Award [Nominee] (2022) … MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) VMA [Nominee] (2021).

American Music Awards. American Music Award [Nominee] (2022) Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist.

BET Awards. BET Award [Nominee] (2022) Best Group.

Grammy Awards. Grammy [Nominee] (2022) Album of the Year.

Lil Durk’s Top 50 Songs

  1. 3 Headed Goat (feat. Lil Baby & Polo G)
  2. What Happened To Virgil (feat. Gunna)
  3. AHHH HA
  4. Still Trappin’
  5. Petty Too (feat. Future)
  6. Finesse Out The Gang Way (feat. Lil Baby)
  7. Broadway Girls (feat. Morgan Wallen)
  8. Still Trappin’ (with King Von)
  9. ****ed Me Off
  10. Stay Down (with 6LACK & Young Thug)
  11. Internet Sensation
  12. Should’ve Ducked (feat. Pooh Shiesty)
  13. Bora Bora
  14. The Voice
  15. Hear It Back (feat. Moneybagg Yo)
  16. No Interviews
  17. Backdoor
  18. Golden Child
  19. Die Slow (feat. 21 Sa***e)
  20. Home Body (feat. Gunna & TK Kravitz)
  21. Started From
  22. All Love
  23. Computer Murderers
  24. Stay Down
  25. Head taps
  26. Green Light
  27. Shootout @ My Crib
  28. Burglars & Murderers (feat. EST Gee)
  29. Redman
  30. Viral Moment
  31. JUMP (feat. Memo600)
  32. Barbarian
  33. Refugee
  34. Lion Eyes
  35. When We Shoot
  36. Smoking & Thinking
  37. Dis Ain’t What U Want
  38. Kanye Krazy
  39. Difference Is (feat. Summer Walker)
  40. Gucci Gucci (feat. Gunna)
  41. Triflin Hoes
  42. Did **** To Me (feat. Doodie Lo)
  43. Out the Roof
  44. Watch Yo Homie
  45. Blocklist
  46. Chiraq Demons (feat. G Herbo)
  47. Grow Up/Keep It On Speaker
  48. Like Me
  49. Street Affection
  50. Spin The Block (feat. Future)

Lil Durk’s Net Worth

As of 2023, it is estimated that Lil Durk’s net worth is around $8 million. He has built his fortune primarily through his successful music career, including album and mixtape sales, streaming royalties, and touring revenue. He has also gained additional income through collaborations with other artists and features on other people’s songs.

Furthermore, the artist also has made some money from merchandise sales and brand endorsements as well as business ventures.


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