LATE rapper Young Dolph was on the rise to more success and an increasing net worth.
Young Dolph's net worth was on the rise just before the rapper was fatally shot and killed in Memphis.
What was Young Dolph's net worth?
At the time of his death, Dolph, 36, was estimated to be worth $3million according to Celebrity Net Worth.
He was born Adolph Thornton Jr., in Chicago, Illinois on July 27, 1985. At the age of two he moved with his family to Memphis, Tennessee.
In 2009 he was just making his mark in the music world with his debut mixtape Paper Route Campaign.
In 2021 he released his debut full length album Welcome 2 Dolph World under his very own record label Paper Route Empire. The debut album had a total of 20 songs on it.
The late rapper had come to release a total of 26 albums on Apple Music, with his most recent album PAPER ROUTE iLLUMINATi being released on July 30, 2021.
Apple Music lists Major (feat. Key Glock) as his top song on the streaming platform.
The rapping cousins had worked on a number of albums together including Dum and Dummer (2019) as well as a follow up Dum and Dummer 2 (2021).
What happened to Young Dolph?
On Nov. 17, 2021 the 36-year-old rapper was shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee while making a stop at his favorite cookie shop Makeda's Cookies.
Dolph would often post about the cookie shop and encourage fans to try the local cookie store.
Maurice Hill, the owner of Makeda's Cookies, claimed that someone drove up and shot and killed Dolph at around 1pm. Hill also told WREG that the star was hit while he was buying cookies.
Dolph is survived by his two children, Tre and Ari, who he had with mother Mia Jaye.
In a previous interview with The Guardian, Dolph said that he believed he had been targeted since he was a teenager.
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