|Real Name/Full Name||Katorah Marrero|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Young M.A|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||3 April 1992|
|Age/How Old:||30 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 165 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 56 Kg
In Pounds – 123 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
|School:||Sheepshead Bay High School|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
An American entrepreneur and a rapper, Young M. A’s real name is Katorah Hortense Marrer. Interestingly, not too many people know about her that the abbreviation of her stage name “M.A” is Me Always. You have found yourself tapping your feet to her hit single “Ooouuu” at some point in your life. This song broke through the charts and was listed on the top 100 of the Billboard Hot 100. The song got so popular that it has accumulated more than 300 million hits on YouTube.
This single of hers got her many awards, including nominations for MTV and BET Artist of the Year. Young even started to feature in many magazine covers. She has even appeared in many big-time ad campaigns like Pandora, Beats by Dre, and Google Pixel 2. She has even appeared in many television shows such as The Tonight Show, starring Jimmy Fallon and also performed alongside Alicia Keys.
Well, how well do you know about Young M.A? If not much, here is what we know about Young M.A to date.
Biography and Early Life
Born in the suburbs of New York in Brooklyn, Young M.A was born on the 3rd of April 1992. Young showed interest in music at an early age. She seemed to be keenly interested in rapping at the age of 9 itself. Young did not have a steady childhood. In 2009, her brother Kenneth died in a shootout. The loss of her brother in such a tragic way did not go well with her psychologically. Young M.A hence went into depression at an early age. The fact that she was quite close with her brother did not help her case.
From an early age, she preferred playing with the boys and had an interest in football. She even considered becoming a professional footballer. However, when she hit her teens, she decided that she would rather be a professional rapper. In 2016, Young announced that she was lesbian. She belongs to Puerto Rican and Jamaican descent.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Young M.A in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Young M.A’s age is 30 years old as of today’s date 21st March 2023 having been born on 3 April 1992. Though, she is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 123 lbs in Pound and 56kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Black.
Young M.A has had quite a rocky childhood. Her academic career has been almost non-existent with all the problems going on in her life. When she was just one year old, her father was incarcerated and spent almost ten years of his life behind bars. So, the only time she properly met her father was when she was eleven years old. With her father absent most of her life, she was closer to her brother. Young M.A attended Sheepshead Bay High School, where she graduated in 2010. She enjoyed playing with the boys and even considered playing football professionally.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Young M.A has had quite an interesting life throughout. From an early age, she grew up in the absence of her father as her father was put behind bars when she was just one year old. Her father spent close to ten years in jail and only saw his daughter properly when she was eleven. Due to her father’s absence for most of her life, Young grew quite close to her brother Kenneth. But she received a big blow when she found out that her brother had died in a shootout. This put her in depression for quite a while.
Young M.A has not been comfortable with her sexual orientation for quite a while, and only recently she has been able to come out to the public. She feels that living in New York has helped her accept herself more and is comfortable being a lesbian.
Is Young M.A Lesbian?
Throughout Young M. A’s career, she has been quite open about her sexuality. She had stated to the Breakfast Club during an interview that she has been interested in women when she was merely in first grade. She was not very comfortable coming out at first, but she said that eventually when she did come out to the public, she felt a lot easier. As publicly stated, Young M.A is lesbian.
By teaming up with several local producers, Young M.A opened her recording studio in 2013. In 2014, her release “Brooklyn Chirag” was a massive hit. She has been quite ambitious throughout her career. To boost her popularity, Young M.A has been doing many social media promotions and releasing multiple singles on YouTube. Her song “Body Bag” broke the charts in 2015, after which she went on to release her first mixtape called “M.A the Mixtape”.
She started gaining so much popularity that the magazine “Rolling Stone” wrote an article about her. She released another mixtape after her first one received quite a lot of popularity named “Sleep Walkin”. However, her biggest hit was yet to come. “OOOUUU” was a single that she released in 2016, and it broke records. The song went off the charts and was on top of the billboards. The song was so popular it even got remixed by many popular artists, namely Tink, Remy M.A etc. At the BET Hip – Hop Awards, Young was one of the performers.
Though Young M.A has been quite a hard-working and persistent individual, she has not seen too many awards. In 2017, she got nominated for a few awards. In the BET awards, she received nominations for “Best Female Hip-Hop Artist” and “Best New Artist”. For her superhit song “OOOUUU”, she got nominated for “Breakthrough Artist” on the A2IM Libera Awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Young M.A in 2023
Making a name for herself for her hit singles and mixtapes, Young M.A has become quite a recognizable name in the raping industry. She is also quite a big YouTube star, which also adds to her wealth. Young also earns from her albums and singles. She has amassed a net worth of $3 million as of 2023.
Young M.A has had quite a childhood. Her father was put behind bars when she was only one. When she got quite close to her brother Kenneth, he died in a shootout. This had put Young in depression. But Young made sure not to let life put her down, and she fought through the rough times. She has not made quite a name for herself.