DD Osama’s net worth is $1 million as of 2023. He made his fortune from his career as a rapper and from endorsement deals, and social media. He came by his riches after only a short while in the music business.
DD Osama was born David DeShaun Reyes on November 29, 2006, which means he is only 17 years old. While he is still very young, he’s gained fame and an enviable fortune from his musical career as a rapper and hip-hop star having started in 2021. 2 years after the start of his career, he seems to be doing well for himself in both his creativity and finances.
How Much Is DD Osama Worth?
DD Osama’s net worth is estimated at $1 million as of 2023. For someone who only started music professionally 7 years ago, he has come a long way as regards his achievements and numbers.
The young rapper, like many others in the hip-hop scene, does not put any effort into being modest about his fortune. He brags about his net worth by showing the cars he owns as well as his large gold and diamond jewelry. One of the stones he has that got people talking is a diamond plate that has a #1417 inscription.
Other ways that he shows his money include through the clothes and shoes he buys as well as his extravagant lifestyle. His lyrics are filled with talks about his wealth and capabilities, which is typical among rappers.
When did DD Osama Start Rapping?
DD Osama began his professional musical career even before he was 15 in 2016. He was born David DeShaun Reyes on November 29, 2006, and was raised in Harlem New York, together with 4 siblings; JayKlickin, JStar Balla, Notti Osama, and Melz.
Osama fell in love with rap music at a very young age, thanks to the influence of two of his older brothers, JStar Balla and JayKlickin, who are also in the music business.
That said, it wasn’t until 2016 that he got to start professionally when he released his first ever track, Aftermath. The single was released together with his younger brother, Notti Osama, who was only 14 at the time. The track also featured another young rapper, Blockwork.
The kid did not start receiving serious attention for his works until the first half of 2022 when he released Dead Ops. The track was also released with his brother.
Since then, he has released many tracks that have gained huge airplay and attraction on the internet. They include Back To Back, which is his most viewed song on YouTube, 40s N 9s, Letter 2 Notti, Upnow, Catch Up, Lets Do It, MIA, and Who I Am.
What Grade is DD Osama In?
DD Osama was in 8th grade as of 2023. While it is very easy for musicians to drop out of school once they begin to get famous and successful in their careers, that is not the case with the rapper.
When he was 15 in 2022, he revealed he had stopped going to regular school following the murder of his younger brother. He said he was trying to avoid school gangs so he was not interested in going to regular school, getting many to believe that he had dropped out.
However, he has since cleared the air, noting that while he doesn’t go to conventional schools, he still continues with his education. He revealed that he was being homeschooled and his grades were very good.
All The Ways DD Osama Makes His Money
For now, the rapper makes his money majorly from his music career through royalties he is paid for his songs and through performances and shows. In a very short time as a musician, he has recorded millions of plays across digital platforms, including Apple Music, Spotify, and Soundcloud, helping him to walk away with large sums of money as royalty.
Selling of CDs may be out of date for many other artists, but not DD Osama. He sells his CDs on his website, where a signed copy goes for €4.95.
He has also been on many tours and shows since hitting the limelight, selling out shows in places such as Boston, New York, and Chicago. All of these have also significantly contributed to his earnings, although he has not revealed what he makes from his various shows and concerts.
He also adds to his net worth through his social media and YouTube. The rapper has an Instagram account with more than a million followers. With this, it is estimated that he can make from $5,000 to $25,000 for sponsored posts. Needless to say, the rapper seems to have a deal with the Jewelry & Watches Store called Diamond Talk, which he promotes on his Instagram handle.
He has a YouTube channel that has over 1 million followers and thus far it has amassed more than 210 million views. Estimated to be making as much as $1,200 to $6,000 per 1 million views, it is speculated that he might have made anything in the range of 252,000 dollars to 1.26 million.
Who Signed DD Osama?
DD Osama is now signed to Alamo Records. The music label, which is affiliated with Sony Music, signed the rapper in September 2022, but details about the deal have not been made known. His most recent album Here 2 Stay was released by the record label in 2023.
Needless to say, DD Osama is not the only big name under the label. Some famous stars signed to Alamo Records include Lil Durk, Smokepurpp, Lil Gotit, Yung Mal, Rod Wave, and Big Jade.
Before joining Alamo, Osama released songs under the independent music label Notti World Records. The label was created in honor of his brother, Notti Osama.
DD Osama’s Brother’s Death Impacted His Career and Net Worth
In 2022, DD’s brother was killed and although the sad incident took a toll on the rapper and his family members, it also opened the doors for DD to gain more recognition.
Events leading to the death of Notti who was only 14 years old at the time, began in July 2022, not long after DD and Notti began gaining attention for their music.
Notti, who was born Ethan Reyes, got into an altercation with another kid at a Manhattan subway station, where he allegedly cornered the other kid. In the sad drama that ensued, the other kid stabbed Notti, leading to his death.
The incident led many to start looking for Notti’s songs and that led to Dead Ops, a song the brothers released. This paved the way for DD to be recognized more than ever before and also helped his net worth, which at the time, was less than $200,000.
In memory of the younger Reyes, the aforementioned music label began as well as merchandise. More so, all his siblings, including DD Osama always talk about him on their social media handles.