Lil Wayne

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.
  • Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/27/1982, Libra
  • Profession: Rapper
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Lil Wayne Fast Facts:
  • Wrote his first rap song when he was 8 years old.
  • Founded the record label Young Money Entertainment in 2003.
  • Is an avid sports fan and wrote a blog for the ESPN web site in 2008-09.
  • Named Best Rock Star Alive by Blender Magazine in 2008.
  • Launched a project in 2009 to renovate the playground Harrell Park in New Orleans, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina.
  • Fathered two sons in 2009, one with actress Lauren London and another with R&B singer Nivea.
  • Pleaded guilty in 2009 to a weapons-possession charge stemming from a 2007 arrest that occurred after the police found a gun on his tour bus in Manhattan.
  • Lil Wayne Relationships:
  • Antonia 'Toya' Carter - Ex-wife
  • Reginae Carter - Daughter
  • Dwayne Michael Turner - Father
  • Neal - Son
  • Jacinda Carter - Mother
  • Nivea - Ex-significant Other
  • Lauren London - Ex-significant Other
  • Dwayne Carter III - Son
  • Lil Wayne Awards:
  • 2008 Grammy: Best Rap Solo Performance - Winner
  • 2008 Grammy: Best Rap Album - Winner
  • 2008 Grammy: Best Rap Song - Winner
  • 2008 Grammy: Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended University of Houston, Houston, TX

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