Calboy is an American rapper and singer who has a net worth of $3 Million. He rose to fame in the rap game with hit songs like “Envy Me,” “Adam & Eve,” and “Caroline.” He began taking music more seriously in 2017 and quickly caught the attention of Polo Grounds Music and RCA Records with whom he signed.
His popularity grew in 2018 when the lead single “Envy Me” went viral which was included in his debut EP, “Wildboy.” He dropped his first extended play “Wildboy” in May 2019 under the record labels.
Up-and-coming Chicago-raised rapper Calboy has a melodic flow. This South Side native’s breakthrough hit “Envy Me” racked up millions of views on YouTube after getting a since-deleted co-sign from colleague G-Herbo. Then, the track climbed to even greater heights thanks to a viral dance challenge that spawned across TikTok.
What is Calboy’s Net Worth?
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Calvin Lashon Woods was born on April 3rd, 1999, in the District of Calumet City Chicago, Illinois. He grew up on Chicago’s South Side playing video games like “Guitar Hero” and “Rock Band.” As a kid, Calboy began listening to artists like Lil Wayne, Michael Jackson, The All American Rejects, and Chief Keef.
He was raised by a single mother and was a middle child of five. Calboy remembers his upbringing as being typical of any low-income family. His mother constantly tried to make ends meet for her and her five children.
The family moved around a lot from a small home to an even smaller apartment. By the time Calboy was in the sixth grade, he had started rapping. He grew up under the influence of his father and cousins all of whom tried at some point to make it in hip-hop.
Around middle school, Calboy started using a stolen computer and a mic that his uncle bought him. Additionally, he began learning through pirated music programs and YouTube tutorials to create his first few songs in his home studio.
Calboy and his mother formed a music imprint called Paper Gang Inc. By 2016 the rapper was uploading his music to Instagram, YouTube, and SoundCloud. In July 2017 he dropped his first mixtape “The Chosen One.” His second mixtape “Anxiety” came out in December of that year.
In June 2018 the rapper released his third mixtape titled “Calboy, the Wildboy” which contains the single “Unjudge Me” featuring Moneybag Yo.
In May 2019, Calboy released his breakout single “Envy Me.” That rack turned him mainstream, a street anthem that peaked at number 31 on the Billboard Hot 100. Moreover, the song “Envy Me” was certified triple platinum by RIIA.
Calboy released his debut EP “Wildboy” and followed that up with “Long Live the Kings” in February 2020. The deluxe version of the EP was released in July 2020 with 6 tracks. That same year he was selected by XXL to be a member of their Freshman Class of 2020.
Calboy approached a high-profile rapper Lil Wayne to record his single “Miseducation” in March 2021. The track later became the lead single in Calboy’s debut album, “Redemption.”
Calboy’s early music led the rapper to catch the attention of Polo Grounds Music and RCA Records Imprint. He signed a $3 million deal with them and joined the ranks of A$AP Rocky and Pitbull.
In 2019 Cal signed a Meek Mill’s Dream Chasers imprint but it didn’t last long due to some financial disagreements and he left the label in 2021.
Despite living much of his life with purpose, Calboy has seen some issues in his life. He’s lost a lot of friends to street violence, prison, and drug overdoses. Cal struggled with his own dependency issues as well. He was once addi*ted to Xa*ax the same drug that played a role in the death of Lil Peep in 2017.
Now the rapper’s mental health is stronger than ever. He paints with watercolor and acrylic paint in his spare time along with writing his very own science fiction book.
- Envy Me (Song, 2018)
- Wildboy (Debut album, 2019)
- Chariot (Song, 2019)
- Unjudge Me, ft. Moneybagg Yo, (Official Video, 2019)
- Adam & Eve (Official Video, 2019)
- Barbarian, ft. Lil Tjay, (Official Video, 2020)
- Chariot, ft. Meek Mill, Lil Durk, and Young Thug, (Audio, 2019)
- Love Me (Official Video, 2019)
Calboy Net Worth
Calboy is one of the rising rappers in the music industry, emerged out of Chicago, Illinois. He came to the spotlight after the release of his hit single “Envy Me.”
That track changed his life and earned him record deals as well. Not to mention, record labels are big contributors to his wealth as he signed a $3 million contract with Polo Grounds Music and RCA.
He mainly earns from releasing new songs, as well as his collaborations with other artists and a self-titled YouTube channel. As of 2023, Calboy’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million.
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