Fetty Wap's Net Worth May Decrease Due to His Legal Troubles

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May 25 2023, Updated 2:15 p.m. ET

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Once Fetty Wap (real name: Willie Junior Maxwell II) stepped on the scene, all the guys wanted to have a “Trap Queen” of their own. Fetty first entered the music arena in 2015. The now-31-year-old quickly became known for his melodic style of rap and his unique condition. As a child, Fetty suffered from glaucoma, which resulted in the loss of his left eye. Still, Fetty’s edge has made him a notable MC in the genre.

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Over the years, Fetty continued to achieve success with singles “679,” “My Way,” and his first self-titled album scoring two Grammy nominations. Additionally, Fetty went on to collaborate with various hip-hop artists including Nicki Minaj and French Montana. Naturally, Fetty, who was a drug dealer turned hip-hop star, changed his life for the better while increasing his funds. So, what is Fetty Wap’s net worth? Here’s the scoop.

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Fetty Wap is one of many millionaires in the hip-hop world.

As of this writing, Celebrity Net Worth shares that Fetty Wap currently has a net worth of $1 million. This number directly reflects Fetty’s career as a rapper, singer, and songwriter. Not only did Fetty’s “Trap Queen” reach No. 2 on the Billboard Charts in the third week of its release, but the song has also reached diamond status, per Controlled Sounds. So, it’s easy to see why Fetty has become a millionaire.

Fetty Wap

Rapper, Singer, Songwriter

Net worth: $1 million

Fetty Wap is a rapper known for his melodic flow that has produced hits including "Trap Queen" and "679."

Birth name: Willie Junior Maxwell II

Birthplace: Paterson, N.J.

Birth date: June 7, 1991

Father: Willie Maxwell Jr.

Mother: Doria Hagans-Maxwell

Children: Two sons (born in 2011 and 2018) and four daughters (one born in 2015, two born in 2016, and another born in 2017)

Marriages: Leandra Gonzalez (m. 2019–2020)

Education: Eastside High School

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Fetty Wap was sentenced to six years in prison in May 2023.

In 2022, Fetty Wap pleaded "guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess cocaine." The minimum sentence for his charges is five years, and on May 24, 2023, a judge sentenced Fetty Wap to six years in prison.

In October 2021, Fetty and his co-defendants, Anthony Cyntje and Robert Leonardi, were stopped by the FBI while traveling to Rolling Loud New York. The trio was accused of using USPS trucks to smuggle drugs across state lines, which later turned up "$1.5 million in cash, 16 kilograms of cocaine, 2 kilograms of heroin, fentanyl pills and several guns" during an investigation, per TMZ.

Fetty's co-defendants, Cyntje and Leonardi, pleaded guilty to firearms charges along with the drug conspiracy charge.

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In court, Fetty Wap "apologized for his actions and said he was 'exactly where I'm supposed to be,'" per AP News. "I hurt my community, people who look up to me," he said. "My family and myself. I am truly sorry for any pain I caused."

He told U.S. District Judge Joanna Seybert, "Me being selfish in my pride put me in this position today."

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