|Real Name/Full Name||Adolph Robert Thornton Jr|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Young Dolph|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||27 July 1985|
|Age/How Old:||37 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 182 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 171 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
|Siblings:||2 brothers, 2 sisters|
|School:||Magnolia Elementary School
Hamilton High School
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Kids/Children Name:||Aria Ella and Tre Tre Thornton|
|Net Worth:||$4 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Young Dolph is an American rapper who introduced himself to the industry with the release of the Paper Route Campaign mixtape. He has since grown significantly and has managed to release five studio albums. His most famous albums are King of Memphis and Bulletproof. He has also made collaborations with numerous big names in hip hop.
Well, how well do you know about Young Dolph? If not much, here is what we know about Young Dolph to date.
Biography and Early Life
Adolph Robert Thornton Jr. was born on July 27, 1985. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and his family later relocated to Memphis in Tennessee. Dolph has never revealed any information concerning his parents. However, in one of his songs, he revealed that his mother was a drug addict who abandoned him as a child. He has four siblings, two brothers, and two sisters. Young Adolph was raised by his grandmother who passed away due to lung cancer in 2008. Young Dolph revealed that in 2008, he missed death by a whisker after a drive-by shooting occurred.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Young Dolph in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Young Dolph’s age is 37 years old as of today’s date 30th May 2023 having been born on 27 July 1985. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 182 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 171lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.
Young Dolph attended Magnolia Elementary School. Later on, he enrolled in the Hamilton High School where he was an average student. Young Dolph had discovered his talent of rapping at a very young age. After graduating from high school, Dolph decided not to further his education and work on his dream of being a rapper instead. Young Dolph extended his generous arm to his former high school on March 2020 after he donated 25,000 dollars to the school’s athletics account. He also talked to the students and gave them advice on the same day.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Young Dolph is a private person and loves to keep his private life as private as possible. However, he has revealed that he has never been married. He has come out openly to reveal that he has a girlfriend named Mia Jaye. There is no information concerning the length of the couple’s love life. Young Dolph has two children with Mia. A daughter named Aria Ella and a son Tre Tre Thornton.
He has been shot multiple times due to his feud with fellow rapper, Yo Gotti. In February 2017, he was involved in a shooting but survived the ordeal. However, in August of the same year, he was shot multiple times and was in critical condition. The person of interest was Yo Gotti but the perpetrator has never been arrested.
Is Young Dolph Gay?
No, Young Dolph is not gay. As far as his sexual orientations are concerned, he is straight. As proof, he has been involved with different women but his current girlfriend is Mia Joye. The couple has two children together.
Young Dolph began his career in 2008. This was after numerous tragedies came his way. He first got involved in a drive-by shooting which almost claimed his life. After he recovered, his grandmother who raised him died of lung cancer. This series of accidents did not deter his spirit but was instead motivated to make a move or what he termed as a wake-up call.
He began making music and his cousin introduced him to some rappers he knew. His grandmother’s death hit him exceptionally hard, this motivated his songs as it was his means of mourning and grieving. His first mixtape was titled Paper Route Campaign.
The mixtape was very successful and also acted as his gateway to fame and success. He was soon regarded as a local hero and role model to many. As his songs got more coverage and his fame grew, he was sooner regarded as a national phenomenon. In 2015, OT Genasis featured him in his single, Cut It. The single was ranked 35th on the Billboard Hot 100.
Young Dolph’s debut album was King of Memphis which he released in 2016. The album was critically acclaimed, and it was ranked 49 in the US Billboard 200. Come 2017, he released his second album, bulletproof. This was after a shoot-out he was involved in and survived. His 2020 album, Rich Slave became his highest-ranked album after it reached fourth in the Billboard Hot 200.
Young Dolph has had a long and successful career. His songs and albums have reached very high heights. Among his awards, his album Rich Slave which he released in 2020 was voted Favorite Rap & Hip-Hop Albums. Among his achievements is being featured in songs among big names such as OT Genasis.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Young Dolph in 2023
Young Dolph has made a name for himself as a bestselling artist. As of 2023, he has a net worth of $4 million. His great fortune has been brought about by his music career and his successful career. He also rakes income from his concerts and tours.
Young Dolph has had a very tough upbringing. He was abandoned by his drug addict parents then survived numerous life-threatening ordeals. He has however come out strong and successful and even managed to be among the best rappers of all time.