An Insight Into (the) Future!
Nayvadius Cash is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and Grammy winner sensation who is better known by his stage name Future. He has more than eight albums to his name with a further five collaborations with some of the world’s most famous singers like Drake, Nelly, Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, etc. We will today get an insight into the personal life and achievements of Future. So, if you consider yourself to be a Future fan or part of the ‘Future Hive’, you should know most of these things! Read below all about Future Rapper.
Future (Rapper) Full Name:
Future’s full name is Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn. He was born with this name, however, later on, he legally changed it to Nayvadius Cash. However, people know him more commonly by his stage name which is Future.
Future (Rapper) Relationship Status:
Just like the rest of the things in life, Future has been deeply involved with a lot of women. He has been rumored to be dating Nicki Minaj. He was also engaged to Ciara and has a kid with her. Fatherhood is also something that comes naturally to Future, kids are in abundance. He pays a lot in child support as he has six kids from six different mothers.
Future (Rapper) Age:
Future is 36 years old. He was born in 1986 in Kirkwood, which is a crime-ridden neighborhood in Atlanta, US. Which makes his meteoric rise, all the more, fabulous. He celebrates his birthday on the 20th of November. That means he is just on the cusp of Scorpio and Sagittarius if you are into that sort of thing…
Future (Rapper) Height:
Most people like to know how tall their celebrity crushes are, do not worry, we have you covered. Future is 1.88m tall (6.2 ft). That’s right, ladies, along with all the talent and good looks, he also has the height to go with it!
Future (Rapper) Net Worth:
Future has enjoyed a very successful career so far in the music industry. He has won many awards and he has written many songs, as well. Being nominated for several Grammy’s, he won one in 2019 for the Best Rap Performance for his song “King’s Dead”. Future also has six albums that have been number one on the US charts. All that success means that it is not a surprise that Future’s net worth is at a whopping $40 million!
Future (Rapper) Albums:
Future’s career has been constantly on the up since his big break in 2011 when he wrote YC’s hit single ‘Racks’. He has gone on to make 8 studio albums with Pluto doing the most business by exceeding $200,000 in sales. His collaboration with Drake on What a Time to be Alive went past $500,000 in sales and was number 1 in chart positions in the US, Canada, and up to 4th in Australia and 6th in the UK. Many of his albums have spent lots of time at the top chart positions in the US, including the likes of Evol, DS2, High off Life, Hndrxx, etc. Future’s The Wizrd was his seventh album and it got a lot of positive reviews from critics. It was his sixth album to be number one in the US and debuted as number one on the US Billboard, as well.
Now for some quick fun facts about Future, the rapper, these will blow your mind:
1) Future has been shot:
Yes, that’s right, Future got shot when he was only 14. He says he got influenced by street crime and got in deep. That is also how he stopped playing basketball, what could have been?
2) Future was not always Future:
It took a while for the Future to decide on his stage name. He was initially called Meathead by The Dungeon Family, however, after gaining worldwide acclaim, he dropped that name in favor of the Future.
3) Drake and Future:
They have collaborated on many occasions. The first time being back in 2011! It was on a track called ‘Tony Montana’ which was a character in the famous movie Scarface.
4) Future and Beyonce:
Future was responsible for writing and to some extent composing the famous song ‘Drunk in Love’ by Beyonce.
5) Future’s Vast Inspirations:
Future has been inspired by the likes of Jimmy Hendrix and William Shakespeare. Those are three names, I am certain, you would not have planned to read in the same sentence today!
However, Future’s talent for songwriting stems from his love for words in his childhood. Despite growing up in a dangerous area, he had a lot of love for school. He says that is how he started playing with words and went into rapping.
As for Jimmy Hendrix, Future is obsessed with him! He calls himself the Future Hendrix and says that he takes big inspiration from Jimmy Hendrix for being a black artist in rock n roll in the seventies.
Personal Life and Controversies:
Future has six children, as we discussed earlier, from six different women. His neglect as a father and infidelity led to Ciara breaking off the engagement with Future after their son was born. Future opened up about his relationship with Ciara but maintains that it was not cheating which led to the break up rather they just drifted apart. Ciara labels it a toxic relationship.
Future as of 2016 was being sued by Ciara and Jessica Smith for not paying child support and being negligent to his children. He has been involved in an on-going DNA related drama with a woman named Eliza Reign. Apart from that, he has been arrested for theft but that was before his music career began.
Despite the on-going baby mama drama, Future is currently rumored to be dating Lori Harvey who is a 23-year-old upcoming model and is the adopted child of American comedian Steve Harvey. Steve Harvey has often expressed his displeasure at Future dating his daughter, however, that has not stopped the couple from being in love!
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