|Real Name/Full Name||Christian J. Ward|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Yung Berg|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||9 September 1985|
|Age/How Old:||37 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 165 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 62 Kg
In Pounds – 136 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –N/A
|Kids/Children Name:||Lamont McFerren|
|Profession:||Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, Actor, and Record Producer.|
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Yung Berg is a popular American singer, rapper, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He is most well-known for his single, “Sexy Lady” (2007) which became a hit on Los Angeles urban radio. He is equally famous for his debut studio album, “Look What You Made Me” (2008) that captured the 20th position on the Billboard 200 and the album’s single, ”The Business” got a Gold certification from RIAA as well.
Well, how well do you know about Yung Berg? If not much, here is what we know about Yung Berg to date.
Biography and Early Life
Yung Berg, whose real name is Christian J. Ward, was born on the 9th of September 1985 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. His zodiac sign is Virgo, and he is of Puerto Rican and African-American descent. Apart from that, there isn’t information about his early years.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Yung Berg in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Yung Berg’s age is 37 years old as of today’s date 22nd March 2023 having been born on 9 September 1985. Though, he is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 136 lbs in Pound and 62 kg in Kilograms.
Yung Berg received his education from a military boarding school in Montana, U.S. It’s worth being mentioned here that he was signed to DMX’s Bloodline Records during this time. He completed his education in 2003 following which he moved to Los Angeles to focus on his career in music.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Yung Berg dated Brandy Flint for some time and together they have a child, Lamont. He was asked to pay $100,000 in child support, but he chose not to. As a result, he was considered to be a delinquent parent by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services. He has previously been in relationships with Masika Kalysha, Joie Chavis, and Karrine Steffans. He is currently single as per our records though.
Coming to the other aspects of his personal life, he once made unpleasant remarks about popular stars, Bow Wow, Brisco, and Teairra Mari. While he has settled his differences with the other two, he hasn’t been able to do the same with Brisco.
Is Yung Berg Gay?
Yung Berg is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation and is neither gay nor bisexual. He has a child named Lamont with Brandy Flint. He has previously been in relationships with multiple women including Masika Kalysha Tucker, Joie Chavis, and Karrine Steffans.
Yung Berg was signed to DMX’s Bloodline Records in 2001 at just 16 years of age. He first worked on the song, “Dog 4 Life” which was a part of the official soundtrack of the popular 2001 action film, “Exit Wounds”. It’s worth being mentioned here that during this time he used the name, Iceberg. He next began working as a hype and recording assistant for popular American rapper, Shawnna.
Since 2007, he has taken huge strides in his career. In 2007, he released his debut single, “Sexy Lady”. The response was great, and it even became a hit on Los Angeles urban radio. The success wasn’t just limited to that, and he received offers from various labels, but he chose to sign with Epic Records. In July 2007, he released his “Almost Famous: The Sexy Lady EP” which reached the 32nd position on the U.S. Billboard 200 and sold upwards of 20K copies within 7 days of its release.
In 2008, he released his debut studio album, “Look What You Made Me”. The album’s single “The Business” reached the 33rd position on the Hot 100 and even earned a Gold certification from RIAA. The album itself captured the 20th position on the Billboard 200 and the second position on the Top Rap Albums chart. The following year, he along with K-Young and Rob Holladay formed the production group, The Dream Team.
In 2012, he served as the co-producer for Nicki Minaj’s album, “The Pinkprint”. He has also co-written the album’s singles, “Want Some More”, “Buy a Heart” & “Shanghai”. In 2014, Yung Berg appeared in the popular reality show, “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood”. In 2019, he was fired from the show for allegedly assaulting his castmate and his girlfriend at the time, Masika Kalysha Tucker. It’s worth being mentioned here that Yung Berg now goes by the name, Hitmaka.
Although Yung Berg hasn’t won any award as yet, he did receive a nomination though. He received two nominations at the 2008 BET Hip Hop Awards namely, Alltel Wireless People’s Champ Award and Hottest Hip Hop Ringtone of the Year both for his single, “The Business”.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Yung Berg in 2023
As of 2023, Yung Berg has garnered a net worth of $3 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as a singer and record producer. He began his career with the song, “Dog 4 Life” which was a part of the soundtrack of the action film, “Exit Wounds”.
He achieved success with his debut single, “Sexy Lady” itself. However, it was his debut studio album, “Look What You Made Me” that solidified him as one of the best upcoming stars of the music industry. He is a part of the production group, The Dream Team along with K-Young and Rob Holladay.
Yung Berg has been an amazing singer and his work proves that. However, he finds himself in controversies quite often which has slowed the progress of his career. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck and focus for all his future endeavors and hope he keeps entertaining us like he always has.