It has been announced that the total size of Yelawolf net worth is as much as 3.5 million dollars and it is expected that it will increase more in the future, too. Yelawolf has become famous because of his career in rap music. Yelawolf was born in 1979 in Gadsden, Alabama and his real birth name is Michael Wayne Atha. Currently, he is signed to two record labels – Interscope Records and Shady Records. In addition, he has also launched his own record label called Slumerican. Thus, his involvement into music industry and founding his own record label has also increased his popularity and the overall amount of Yelawolf net worth.
In 2005, Yelawolf released his first independent album called “Creek Water”. In the period of 2005-2010 Yelawolf managed to release four mixtapes and one extended play. The fourth mixtape of the rapper was called “Trunk Muzik” and it became very successful. Because of this release, Yelawolf also managed to get a record deal with Interscope Records. In the same year, his fourth mixtape was re-released under this label and the title of it was changed into “Trunk Muzik 0-60”. Thus, the sales of his records have also added up a lot to the overall size of Yelawolf net worth.
In 2011, the news was announced that Yelawolf signed a record deal with Shady Records, which belongs to Eminem. In the same year, under this label his album was released called “Radioactive”. During the first week of its sales, the album landed in the 27th place on the Billboard 200 list. In 2013, one more album of the rapper was released, called “Trunk Muzik Returns”. The news was also announced that his second album under Shady Records was going to be released called “Love Story”. Thus, it does not seem that he is going to slow down his career in rapping.
Giving some background information about the rapper, although he was born in Alabama, Yelawolf moved from one place to another while he was growing up. Yelawolf was born when his mother was only 15 years old. Yelawolf has also stated that his mother would usually party and use cocaine. Yelawolf got interested into music when he and his mother were travelling to Nashville, Tennessee. It was also this time where he decided to be a hip hop artist when he grows up. Therefore, it eventually became true and hip hop became the main source of Yelawolf net worth.