Alvin Lamar Worthy, who is widely known as “Westside Gunn” is an American rapper. He became famous with the first release of his studio album “Flygod” in 2016. As per 2021, he has a total net worth of about $5 million.
Early Life and Background
Westside Gunn was born Alvin Lamar Worthy on July 27, 1982, in Buffalo, New York, United States. His full name is Alvin Lamar Worthy. Conway the Machine is his half parental brother. Ever since his childhood Gunn wanted to be a rapper.
|Full Name||Alvin Lamar Worthy|
|Birth Date/ Age||June 27, 1982/ 39 years old|
|Birth Place||Buffalo, New York, United States|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
Career as a Rapper
Gunn set up the independent record label called Griselda Records in 2012. Initially he worked on many projects along with his brother, Conway the Machine. His first studio album was titled “Flygod” in 2016. It was a massive commercial hit and got the best feedback. After that Westside signed the recording contract with Shady Records on March 3, 2017. In collaboration with Shady records, Gunn released a collaborative EP titled “Flygod Is Good… All the Time”.
Gunn has released many numbers and songs with other singers including Anderson Paak, Busta Rhymes, Pete Rock, The Alchemist, MF Doom, and Madlib. On April 17, 2020, Gun released his third studio album with the title of “Pray for Paris”. It again met him with huge success and positive feedback. This album also got best reviews from both critics and audiences.
Westside released his fourth studio album, “Who Made the Sunshine ” under the Shady Records. Initially the album was to release on August 28, however due to the sudden death of DJ Shay, it was shelved. In that studio album, Who Made the Sunshine, a short part of his life before being sent to jail was shown as a short documentary. It was his last work.
The original release was announced on November 14 2020 as a last solo album with Shady Records. Gunn has worked on multiple mixtapes. As a solo mixtape, his last album “Flygod is an Awesome God II ” was released in 2020. Gunn is a popular rapper and has given many sought-after hit numbers with the collaboration of artists including Conway the Machine, Big Ghost LTD, Mach-Hommy, and DJ Green Lantern.
Westside Gunn Net Worth and Personal Information
Westside is a pretty famous rapper and his personal net worth has been estimated as $5 million according to the analysis of 2021. Mostly Gunn earns by selling his albums and singing in tour concerts.
Although he has not revealed his wife’s name, however he is married and his first daughter, Pottie was born in 2013. She also appeared in the song “Amherst Station”. Gunn had his second child in 2019. Westside has a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 173 cm tall and weighs around 72 kg or 158 pounds. His hair and eye color are black.