This article will answer every question you have about DaBaby. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does DaBaby do for a living?
- Who are DaBaby’s parents and siblings?
- What are DaBaby’s interests and hobbies?
- Is DaBaby married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does DaBaby have any children?
- Where is DaBaby now?
- How tall is DaBaby?
- How much money does DaBaby earn?
- What is DaBaby’s net worth?
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Who is DaBaby?
Jonathan Lyndale Kirk professionally known as DaBaby (formerly known as Baby Jesus) is a famous American rapper. He rose to fame in 2019 after releasing several mixtapes between 2014 and 2018.
His debut studio album Baby on Baby (2019) peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard 200, whereas his second studio album Kirk (2019) debuted at No. 1. The former album featured the Billboard Hot 100 top-ten single “Suge” while the latter featured the multi-platinum records “Intro” and “Bop”.
DaBaby’s third studio album Blame It on Baby (2020) became his second consecutive No. 1 album in the US. The album spawned his highest-charting song “Rockstar” (featuring Roddy Rich). The song spent seven non-consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
How Old Is DaBaby?
He is 30 years old as of April 2022, having been born on December 22, 1991, in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. DaBaby shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Meghan Trainor, Joshua Bassett, Tanner Fox, Latto, and many more.
Who are DaBaby Parents?
His father died in 2019. But there is no news on the internet regarding his father’s name and his mother’s whereabouts.
Does DaBaby have Siblings?
He has two elder brothers. An elder brother by the name of Glen Johnson died in November 2020 at age 34, from a self-indicted gunshot wound. And another elder brother who is not mentioned on the internet.
He received his high school education at Vance High School(now called Julius L. Chambers High School) where he graduated in 2010. After high school, he attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for two years. He did not finish his studies as he said he went to college only for his parents’ sake.
DaBaby Marital Status
He is currently or possibly single. However, he has been in relationships with DaniLeigh (2020-2021) and MEME (2014). Also, he has had an encounter with Slim Danger.
He has three kids with different women. He shares a stepson and a daughter with his ex-girlfriend MEME. And his first-born daughter was born in 2017. However, his kids’ names are not mentioned on the internet. In case of news regarding his kids’ names, we will update it here as soon as possible.
A Career from 2014 to 2018
He began taking music seriously between 2014 and 2015. He started off his music career in 2015 by releasing Nonfiction his debut mixtape. Later he followed with his God’s Work mixtape series, Baby Talk mixtape series, Billion Dollar Baby, and Back on My Baby Jesus Sh*t. Initially, he performed under the name Baby Jesus but later changed it because it had become a distraction. He got his break after signing to Arnold Taylor, the president of the South Coast Music label, a big radio promoter. Taylor had been responsible for the early rise of southern rap stars including Future and Yo Gotti. Through his deal with South Coast, he signed a short-lived distribution deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation for his Blank Blank mixtape.
A Career in 2019
Upon being signed to Interscope in January 2019, he launched his own imprint, Billion Dollar Baby Entertainment. His debut studio album Baby on Baby was released via Interscope Records on March 1, 2019. Moreover, he is signed to South Coast Music Group and has a joint contract with both records. His thirteen-track project features guest appearances from Offset, Rich Homie Quan, Rich the Kid, and Stunna 4 Vegas. The album Baby on Baby debuted at No. 25 on Billboard 200 albums chart in the US.
Throughout mid-2019, he has featured on various hit songs including Megan Thee Stallion‘s “Cash Shit” and Quality Control’s “Baby”. Both of the songs reached the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100. DaBaby on July 5, 2019, was featured on Dreamville’s compilation album Revenge of the Dreamers III, on the opening track “Under the Sun”. He announced in August 2019, that his second album would be titled Kirk, a tribute to his last name.
On September 27, his second studio album was released and debuted atop the US Billboard 200. Its lead single “Intro” was a success as it peaked at No. 13 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. In addition, he has also made notable appearances on singles such as Post Malone’s “Enemies”, which peaked at No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100. And also remixes to YG’s “Stop Snitchin”, Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts”, and Lil Nas X‘s “Panini”, released on May 24, August 23, and September 13, 2019, respectively. He closed 2019 having 22 entries on the Billboard Hot 100 the year, the most of any artist that year.
A Career from 2020 to Present
At the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, held in 2020, DaBaby received two nominations for “Suge, in the categories Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song. He announced on Twitter on April 13, 2020. that his third studio album, Blame It on Baby, would be released on April 17, 2020. The album became an achievement success as os debuted atop the Billboard 200 with 124,00 album-equivalent units, thereby becoming his second number-one album.
Moreover, it produced his highest-charting song “Rockstar” featuring Roddy Rich. The song spent seven non-consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached No. 1 in the United Kingdom. In June, he was featured on the remix for the Jack Harlowsong “What’s Poppin” which peaked at No. 2 on the Hot 100 while “Rockstar” was still at the top. This made him the 20th act to occupy the chart’s top 2 positions and the first since Ariana Grande in 2019.
Later that year in July, he was featured on “For The Night” by Pop Smoke and Lil Baby which debuted at No. 6 on the Hot 100. He released a single with his signee Stunna 4 Vegas titled “No Dribble” on July 27, 2020. He released his debut EP on November 20, 2020, entitled My Brother’s Keeper (Long Live G). The EP pays tribute to his late brother Glenn Johnson and also features appearances from Meek Mill and Polo G among others. Nevertheless, he also contributed a feature on the remix of “Levitating” by English singer Dua Lipa.
On January 15, 2021, he released the single “Masterpiece” alongside a music video for the track directed by Gemini Visions. DaBaby on February 19 released a remix to SpotemGottem’s single Beat Box along with a music video. He continued to release singles with “Ball If I Want To” on June 18, “Red Light Green Light” on June 25, and “Giving What It’s Supposed To Give” on July 28.
DaBaby founded Billion Dollar Baby Entertainment an American record label in 2017. The label is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. The label currently signed 5 artists to the label.
DaBaby Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 8inches (1.73m) and a weight of 75kg (165lbs)
DaBaby Salary and Net Worth
He has a monthly salary of $124,000 and a net worth of $4 million.