September 27, 1982
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
An American rapper, singer, songwriter, record executive, entrepreneur, and actor, professionally known as Lil Wayne. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified platinum for Lil Wayne’s solo debut album Tha Block Is Hot (1999).
His career started in 1995, when he was discovered by Birdman at the age of 12, and joined Cash Money Records as the label’s youngest member, and half of The B.G.’z, along with fellow New Orleans rapper B.G.
Carter was an honorary student at McMain Magnet School, but he fell out at the age of 14 to concentrate on a musical career.
His mom, a cook, gave him birth at the age of 19. When he was 2, his parents divorced, and his father left the family permanently. The biological father and namesake of Wayne (Dwayne Carter) is still alive.
Lil Wayne spoke of his dead stepfather, Reginald “Rabbit” McDonald, whom he said he considered his true dad.
On February 14, 2004, he married Antonia Carter and in January 2006 the couple divorced. He had a daughter named Reginae with Antonia.
He then had a son named Dwayne III with Sarah Vivian, a son named Cameron with actress Lauren London and with the singer Nivea, another child named Neal.
It was rumored that He was dating singer Christina Milian with whom he attended the ESPY Awards in July 2014.