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How Did Polo G Achieve A Net Worth Of $7 Million?

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Polo G Net Worth

Have you ever stopped to think about Polo G’s Net worth? As one of the most popular rappers in hip hop today, Polo G has built a name for himself and was listed under the music category of 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 listing.

Polo G has had some really great hits such as ‘Pop Out’ and ‘Finer Things’. He is a popular American rapper, singer, songwriter and is also a record executive with 10.1 million followers on Instagram. 

Based on his famous hits, the question of how Polo G managed to achieve such a high net worth at an early age may have crossed your mind? Here, you will be able to find out. 

Early Life 

Polo G was born as Taurus Tremani Barlette on the 6th of January 1999. He was named after his father and currently, his mother is his manager. Taurus has three siblings.

He was influenced by artists such as Lil Wayne and Tupac (2Pac) at a young age. Like he said “Lil Wayne was always a big inspiration on just me wanting to rap, because he did it so well and ran the rap game for so long”.

Rapping was just a hobby for him in high school, and his fellow peers could see that he actually has a real talent hence he decided to pursue music. After graduating from high school, Taurus got a major in broadcasting at Lincoln University. 

However, he went to the studio instead of the University on the first day to begin classes as he thought school was not for him and he could actually make a good career for himself with music. 

Polo almost died due to a drug overdose in 2019. Since then, he has stopped bad habits and focused on longevity.

How Polo G Started Music Career and Became Popular

Polo G’s career started off with his listing ‘ODA’ which was his first-ever year on Youtube in 2017. Some of the lyrics for this song were taken from a freestyle song that he wrote when he was only 14. 

Polo then released ‘Gang With Me’ in 2018. This song was initially released on Soundcloud and has received 24.5 million plays which are pretty impressive. After he saw the success of plays for this song, he began to release hit after hit. 

His next single which would really break the hip hop game was ‘Finer Things’. This song Polo G wrote when he was in prison. Very quickly, ‘Finer Things’ gained millions of views. Not long after he was released, he went on to make a video for the single.

At the beginning of 2019, Polo G released his big hit ‘Pop Out’ which features Lil Tjay, which made him the top. This song did pretty well considering that this was his second major single. It managed to reach number 11 in the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

The video for ‘Pop Out’ on Youtube currently sits at an impressive 285 Million views. It was from this that Polo G managed to get signed with Columbia Records

Also in 2019, Polog G Released videos for a few of his songs from ‘Die a Legend’ which was his debut studio album. His album managed to reach number 6 on the Billboard 200 chart. 

Polo went on to release ‘Heartless’ later in 2019. This was produced by a famous record producer who goes by the name of Mustard. This hit was included in Polo’s second album.  

In the early of 2020, Polo then went on to release his single ‘Go Stupid’. This song featured the rappers Stunna 4 Vegas and NLE Choppa. This song managed to reach number 60 on the Hot 100 Chart. 

Polo released his second studio album in May 2020 titled ‘The Goat’. It managed to reach an impressive number 2 on the Billboard 200 chart. From this album, 10 of Polo’s songs managed to reach the Hot 100 chart; some of the songs include ‘Be Something’ which features Lil Baby, and ‘Flex’ which features Juice Wrld. 

Later on, in 2020, Polo was on XXL Magazine Freshman Class. Around the same time, he released his music video for ‘Martin & Gina’ which managed to reach number 61 on the Billboard Hot 100. 

ODA Records

Polo G founded his own record label ODA Records (Only Dreamers Achieve) in September 2020, which is in partnership with Columbia Records.  

Polo stated, the name of Only Dreamers Achieve is to send the message that we can control our futures and encourage artists to dream big.

Polo’s job is to find and develop talent in the field of recording artists, DJ’s & influencers. Polo has signed these artists:

  • Tob Duke   
  • Yung Liv 
  • Leia Monroe    
  • Ryan Lynch    
  • DJ Toney Tone
  • Stacia Mac   
  • Chris Mychael

Polo G Net Worth 2022

Polo G has an estimated net worth of $7 million as of 2022. His earnings have mainly come from his studio albums, singles, and streams. Polo has also featured in quite a few charted and certified songs where he charges between $85,000 – $150,000 per verse or feature. 

Polo G has 5 million subscribers on YouTube with millions of views on his videos. We can guess the income from YouTube revenues also contributed a part of wealth after gaining popularity. In addition, Polo has a clothing line Polo. G Capalot.

As he is only 23 years old and just started his career, his net worth will continue to increase. 

What Can We Learn From Polo G

Never Give Up On Your Dreams 

Polo G has struggled with drug issues, anxiety, and depression. He never let this overpower him. He has released a number of motivational quotes. In one of his quotes, he says “I just want to say that I raised my kids and family around a better environment than I was brought up in.” 

He was exposed to gang life, crime, and drugs at such a young age, and he never let that defeat him. You can actually see this for some of the lyrics of his songs, for instance in his song ‘Deep Wounds‘, he says “I’ve been scarred by your love, left my heart bleeding”. He uses his real life pain and puts it in his music. 

Know Your Worth 

We can see that Polo G charges quite a large sum of money for a feature or a verse. Considering that he has not too long come into the rap game, he definitely believes in his talent and what he can bring to the table. 

He mentioned in an interview that he would bring the best verse to the song basically justifying his fee. As he has come from struggle, he realizes that that is not the end all be all, he deserves to live nicely and provide a suitable living for his family. The fact that his mother is his manager shows that he wants everyone he loves to benefit from his success. 

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