As I have just mentioned above, Lil Wayne has a large number of fans worldwide and one of his most famous fan is US Ex-President - Barack Obama. While the story of Lil Wayne is the source of inspiration for young people, Lil Wayne's car collection makes all ages jealous.
Check below some basic background information about Lil Wayne first, before taking a look at his garage!
1. FAQs about Lil Wayne biography & net worth
Who is Dwayne Michael Carter?
At the age of 9, Dwayne Michael Carter, popularly known as Lil Wayne, officially became the youngest member of Cash Money Records, later to release his platinum debut album ‘Tha Block Is Hot’, selling more than one million copies in the United States in 1999. This happened after joining the Hot Boys group. Born on the 26th September 1982, He wrote his first rap song when he was eight and eventually dropped out of school to focus fully on his musical path.
At the age of 13, there was a reported dramatic twist in his life when he mistakenly shot himself with a 9mm handgun, later to be driven to the hospital by Robert Howler, an off-duty officer.
Lil Wayne electric performance at one of his numerous global concerts
Many of his rap albums have won him several awards like the platinum ‘Carter III’ receiving Grammy award in 2008 and also holding a world record of first-ever album to sell one million copies in the first week it was released. He was accorded the title of “Best Rapper Alive” by MTV sometimes ago. Lil Wayne rose to the position of the Cash Money’s President before forming his own record label known as Young Money Entertainment.
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Is Lil Wayne married?
Lil Wayne got married to Johnson in 2004 on Valentine Day and got divorced in 2006. He currently has four children.
How much is Lil Wayne current net worth?
Having the former U.S President, Barack Obama, as one of his biggest fans means a lot. Lil Wayne is currently estimated to worth $140 million, converted to around N50.7 billion.
2. Lil Wayne’s car collection
To have that much money, you wouldn’t expect less from the talented rap artist. Just like every other celebrities, he likes fun and what way to have fun other than buying some super expensive cars for his private collection. Here on Naijauto, are some of the luxury cars in Lil Wayne collection:
Aston Martin V12 Vanquish
The Aston Martin V12 Vanquish was introduced as a grand tourer in 2001 as a replacement for the company’s Virage range. It comes with a 5.9-liter engine featuring 6-speed automatic transmission, mounted at the mid-rear. Carbon fiber is used on its entire body, hereby making it one of the most attractive luxury cars out there. The V12 Vanquish rose to fame when it was featured in “Die Another Day”, a James Bond film in 2002.
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Lil Wayne sure knows how to pick his onions with this super-exotic Aston Martin Vanquish
The Mulsanne by Bentley comes equipped with a twin-turbo 6.75-liter V8 engine with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The name ‘Mulsanne’ originated from the 24 Hours of Le Mans race won five times by Bentley. The name literally means the stretch of the race where these cars achieve the peak of their speeds. Its engine is quite very light and emerged as the first engine Bentley would design on its own independently.
Lil Wayne got this fast luxury car as a gift from fellow rapper, Birdman, who also contributed greatly to the creation of Young Money Cash Money Billionaires.
What a gesture from Birdman, as he gifted his friend, Lil Wayne, a luxury Bentley Mulsanne
Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4
Lil Wayne’s Bugatti Veyron came equipped with quad turbo-charged W16 8-liter engine with a 7-speed sequential transmission. It got it’s the name ‘Veyron’ from Pierre Veyron, a French engineer, who won the 24 Hours Le Mans race in 1939, while driving Bugatti. Lil Wayne was among the first celebrities to get their hands on this high-performance supercar.
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Lil Wayne spotted inside his insanely fast Bugatti Veyron
This is a mid-sized car, which top luxury model offers a V8 6.2-liter engine and a 6-speed transmission with generative output of 556 horsepower. The luxury model has a reputation of carting away with many awards such as the North America Car of the Year Award in the year 2002 and also in 2008, won the Motor Trend Car of the Year.
Isn't this hot? Lil Wayne posing alongside his award winning luxury Cadillac CTS
Campagna T-Rex 14R
This is a super expensive $70,000 (~N25.3m) motorcycle that comes with 1.4-liter engine with a 6-speed manual transmission. It offers 3-wheel capacity to contain the driver and another occupant side by side. Its transmission is a perfect blend of a car and that of a motorcycle. It has a foot pedal box, retractable seats belts and adjustable seat backs.
He got this Campagna T-Rex 14R from Nicki Minaj as gift for his immense contributions to her career and to the platinum song “Super Bass”. It comes in red, associated with Young Money group and a “Nicki loves Tuneshi” message from Nicki, in scripted on the T-Rex.
What a $70,000 way of spoiling Lil Wayne with the Campagna T-Rex by Nicki Minaj
Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
The Phantom Drophead Coupe is a 2-door handmade convertible luxury model belonging to Lil Wayne, with V12 engine and capacity to accommodate 4 people at the same time. It is unarguably the most expensive Rolls-Royce in the market presently and one of them will be found in Lil Wayne garage for $443,000 (~N160.5m).
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Lil Wayne wouldn't mind spending over N160m to get his hand on the Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
3. Lil Wayne's house (on sale)
Lil Wayne has always been associated with his Miami House, which he bought for $17 million (~N6.1 billion). There was an incidence at his residence when a shot was fired and had since sailed away from the house. The house was reportedly put up for sale.
However, there isn't any updates around the new house Lil Wayne will acquire.
Lil Wayne $17 million Miami luxury beach house
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It is pretty clear Lil Wayne isn’t joking around when it comes to the type of luxury cars he drives. However, the bigger question is; is that all in Lil Wayne’s car collection? We guess no. International stars seem to have endless list of flamboyant automobiles that we can never list them all. But Naijauto will do our best to bring you the hottest and latest ones!
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