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Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, mostly known by his professional name Wale, is a rapper from Washington DC, America.
He first rose to prominence in 2006, when his song ‘Dig Dug (Shake It)’ became popular in his hometown. Wale became domestically recognized and went on recording tracks for the regional audience.
As of 2019, Wale net worth is $4 million. Read on to find out more about Wale net worth.
|Full Name:||Olubowale Victor Akintimehin|
|Date of Birth:||September 21, 1984|
|Net Worth:||$4 million|
Wale Early Life and Career
Olubowale Victor Akintimehin was born on the 21st of September, 1984, in Washington DC.
His parents moved to the US from Austria in 1979. He completed his high school from Quince Orchard High School in Maryland and he later joined Robert Morris University.
Akintimehin was passionate about football and got his interest in music during his college days. His cousin, Gbenga Akinnagbe, is known for starring in the HBO crime drama ‘The Wire’.
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Wale began his music career in 2006 when he signed a contract with a local label called Studio 43. He later released the single ‘Dig Dug’ which became the most-requested number by any local artist in Washington DC the same year. Wale was also featured in the magazine ‘The Source’.
His huge success brought him the ‘DC Metro Breakthrough Artist of the Year’ award at the WKY’s Go-Go Awards ceremony.
In 2007, he dropped his third mixtape, ‘100 Miles & Running’. As he established himself in the music industry, he signed a contract with ‘Allido Records and Interscope Records.
His second album, ‘Ambition,’ was released in the fall of 2011, under the labels ‘Maybach’ and ‘Warner Music.’ It was preceded by a promotional mixtape titled ‘The Eleven One Eleven Theory’ that became viral and increased the sales of the album.
His marketing strategy of releasing singles and mixtapes to promote his albums worked well for his third album, ‘The Gifted,’ and his fourth album, ‘The Album About Nothing,’ that was released in 2013 and 2015, respectively. He also made several tours around the US to promote his music.
Of recent, he has worked with a number of stars like Rick Ross, Tiara Thomas, and Trinidad James. He recorded the music for the popular ‘ESPN’ sports talk-show ‘First Take’ and released his fifth album, ‘Shine,’ in April 2017 with ‘Warner Brothers Records.’
Wale Net Worth
As of 2019, Wale net worth is one of the highest among rappers in the world, with a net worth of $4 million.
Wale Personal Life
Wale’s music has sold millions of copies worldwide, and he has worked with artists such as Lil Wayne, Dua Lipa, Chris Brown, and Travis Scott and much more. His third studio album, ‘The Gifted’, is one of many albums that debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
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