The music industry is evolving and developing every now and then. Many people have become a part of this booming music industry and have really made a big name for themselves. Among these people, is 23-year old Silentó.
Silento is an American rapper and singer and is best known for his debut single, “Watch Me”. The rapper has made quite a name for himself especially after the release of that hit single. He has been so successful thus far which makes us all the more curious about the other aspects of his life.
Well, how well do you know about Silentó? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Silentó’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Silentó to date.
Biography and Early Life
Silento was born as Richard Lamar Hawk on the 22nd of January, 1998. He was born in Stone Mountain, Georgia and he still grew up in Georgia. The names of his parents aren’t known to the public and it is also not known whether he has any siblings or not.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Silentó in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Silentó’s age is 23 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 22 January 1998. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 130 lbs in Pound and 59 kg in Kilograms.
Silento attended Redan High School while still in Georgia but did not go to college. However, I think he did quite well for himself considering he didn’t go to college.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Not a lot is known about the personal life of Silento but we do know that he is not married. In an interview, he said that he had his first girlfriend when he was five years old. At the moment, we don’t know whether he has a girlfriend or not.
Is Silento Gay?
No, he is not gay.
Silento released his debut single, “Watch Me” on the 25th of June in 2015. The song was produced by Bolo Da Producer and was released on Silento’s YouTube channel on the date said above. After about one week, the song exploded. It had already gained around 2.5 million views, a number that kept increasing and increasing as time went by.
He later told the world that he made the song when he was 17 years old in his basement. The song garnered around 100,000 streams on SoundCloud and after such a success, he was approached by Capitol Records in the April 2015. After he was a part of Capitol Records, he released the track as a single and this time, with an accompanying music video.
The song peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard Hot 100 which was an amazing achievement for a debut single from such a young artist. In June 2015, he performed at the BET Awards together with the cast of the family-friendly comedy sitcom, Black-ish. He also performed the hit single on the 31st of December in 2016 in Times Square for Dick Clark’s New year’s Rockin’ Eve together with beloved celebrity, Ryan Seacrest.
On the 3rd of August 2018, he released his first album, Fresh Outta High School, which was supposed to be released on the 25th of May. He later released the second part of the album on the 29th of November in 2018.
Silento has also had a number of run-ins with the law. On the 28th of August in 2020, he was arrested following a domestic disturbance and inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant but was later released.
The following day, he was arrested in Valley Village, Los Angeles, after walking into a home and supposedly wielding a hatchet while looking for his girlfriend. He was also charged with over-speeding and the biggest case yet, he was arrested in DeKalb County on February 1, 2021, and charged with the murder of his cousin.
Silento is a successful rapper who has been nominated for a number of awards and has won quite a number of them. He won the 2015 Soul Train Music Awards under the category of Best Dance Performance for his work in “Watch Me”. He also won the 26th Seoul Music Awards in 2017 for the Best Global Collaboration for “Spotlight” with Punch. He has also been nominated for Teen Choice Awards, MTV Video Music Award, Billboard Music Awards and BET Awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Silento in ’2021’
Silento is now a popular figure in the world of music and is known worldwide. His success story is a unique one and a special one. Silento’s musical career has been quite beneficial for him financially. He has earned quite a lot of money especially for someone his age. As of 2021, he has an estimated net worth of $2 Million.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Before he became popular, Silento performed at Birthday parties, school, and local events to get more exposure.
- On 1stFebruary 2021, he was arrested by the DeKalb Police Department for the murder of his cousin.
Silento is a successful and young rapper who has achieved all of that at such a young age. He is an inspiration to many young artists that you can be successful at any age. He has a lot of great things ahead of him, and we all wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.
Facts of Richard Lamar Hawk
- Gender Male
- full nameRichard Lamar Hawk
- birthplaceGeorgia, USA
- Date of Birth January 22, 1998
- Age 25 years 4 months
- Horoscope Aquarius
- Lucky Number 5
- Lucky Stone Amethyst
- Lucky Color Turquoise
- Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
- net worth$2 Million
- weightIn Kilograms – 59 Kg, In Pounds – 130 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 168 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
- hair colorBlack
- eye colorDark Brown
- high schoolRedan High School