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Famous Dex

Famous Dex is a well-known American rapper and singer. Famous Dex is popular for his pop-rap, drill, and trap-rap style of music.

Early Life

Famous Dex was born on the 6th of September 1993, in New York City, New York, the United States of America. His birth name is Dexter Tiewon Gore Jr. and he holds an American nationality.

Moreover, he has a birth sign of Virgo and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. In addition, he has his belief in Christianity and is 30 years old as of 2024. Coming from his parents, he is the son of Dexter Gore, Sr. (father) and Pamela Winters (mother).

Professionally, his father was a rapper and his mother was a housewife. Later, his family moved to  Chicago, Illinois, and was raised in the city’s Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. When his mother died in 2014, he decided to pursue a music career.

Education

Regarding his academic qualification, he completed his early schooling at Paul Robeson High School, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Later, he enrolled in a Local University in the United States from where he completed his graduation.

Professional Career

Famous Dex began his musical career in 2014 and within a couple of months he rose to fame due to his super hit songs such as ‘Swag’, Drip fromMyy Walk’, and ‘Hoes Mad.’ Initially, he used to dance for his friend’s music shorts, and he was so good at dancing that he got instant recognition.

His friends told him that he had good singing and rapping skills; therefore, he transformed his name into Famous Dex and went on to produce hip-hop songs. He also worked with Chief Keef’s remixes ‘Kobe’ and Dej Loaf’s ‘Try Me.’

He released his debut single named ‘Bottle After Bottle’ in the year 2014 and the song’s video gained 197,226 views on YouTube. Later, he released his debut mixtape called ‘Never Seen It Coming’ in the year 2015. This mixtape consists of top songs like  ‘Jealousy’, ‘For the Low’, and ‘Duh Dummy’ was the most popular song from this mixtape album.

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Caption: Famous Dex singing in front of a huge crowd (Source: YouTube)

Following early 2016, he released his third and fourth mixtapes, ‘Drippy’ and ‘#OhhMannGoddDamn.’ In the same year of March, he was officially signed to Rich the Kid’s label, Rich Forever Music.

Later, the duo released a collaborative effort, Rich Forever. Moreover, it continued with three sequels, with the third exclusively featuring Rich Forever newcomer New York rapper Jay Critch. In October 2016, Soulja Boy’s music video called “Draco” Dex was also featured. 

Recent Works

In April 2018, he released his debut studio album “Dex Meets Dexter.” The album’s first single “Pick It Up” featuring ASAP Rocky was released in October 2017. This single peaked at number 54 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming his first song to chart. The album’s other singles”Japan”, “and “Light” featuring Drax Project were released later.

In May 2019, the single “Fully Loaded” was released which featured Lil Gotit, and its music video was released later on May 27, 2019. He released an EP called ” Dexter 2031,” on SoundCloud on the 31st of December 2019.

In addition, he released the single “Couped Out” with Fivio Foreign in the same year on the 23rd of July. Later, in August 2020, he released the single “Hold On” and on the 9th of October, he released the album “Diana.” In January 2021, Rich the Kid announced that Famous Dex was in a rehabilitation clinic.

Awards

Meanwhile, this American rapper has not yet earned or won any major awards and recognition in his musical profession. However, looking at his musical career success and popularity, he might earn some of them in the following years.

Famous Dex – Net Worth 2024

Being a well-known American rapper and singer, Famous Dex has collected a good sum of money for his living. Meanwhile, his net worth is around $6 million and his salary and income are yet to be disclosed. However, this rapper has not yet endorsed any product or brand.

Relationship Status

Currently, Dex is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Baby Mamma. With the relationship, the couple has three kids, two daughters, and a son whose names are unknown at the moment.

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Caption: Famous with his daughter (Source: Pinterest)

Controversy

Dex was caught red-handed in a video that clearly showed that he was assaulting his girlfriend in the Hollywood apartment on the 21st of September and due to this crime he was jailed for a total of three days. Later, the couple backs together after he apologizes for his actions.

He uploaded a video post on the 22nd of December 2018 to his Instagram page in which he made racially charged jokes at the expense of an elderly Indian American Hindu cashier at a gas station he was frequenting with a friend.

In addition, he has struggled with substance abuse throughout his career. Similarly, he was arrested on June 2 21, while appearing in court for violating a protection order put in place by his former partner. Due to this, he was subsequently sentenced to 364 days in a Los Angeles, California, jail on September 1, 2021.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Famous posing for a photo (Source: Spotify)

This American rapper stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 71 kg. Moreover, he has a pair of dark brown eyes with black hair color and his body measurement measures 40-34-12 inches. Similarly, he wears a shoe size of 11 US.

Famous Dex – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@famousdex’ there are over 4.5 million followers. Likewise, there are over 1 million followers on his Twitter page ‘@FamousDex’ and over 1 million followers on his Facebook page. In addition, he has a self-titled YouTube channel, and there are over 870k subscribers.