Juice Wrld

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Juice Wrld was a well-known American rapper, musician, and songwriter best known for his songs All Girls Are the Same and Lucid Dreams.

Early Life

Juice Wrld was born in Chicago, Illinois, the USA on December 2, 1998. His given name is Jarad Higgins, and he was born under the sign of Sagittarius. About a year of his birth, his parents relocated to Homewood, Illinois. When he was three years old, his parents divorced, and he was adopted by his single mother along with his older brother. He had an interest in hip hop since he was a child, but his mother was very religious and conservative, and she would not allow him to listen to it. He was a huge fan of Black Sabbath, Blink 182, Billy Idol, and many other artists. Furthermore, he started playing the piano at the age of four, inspired by his mother. Later, he started paying for lessons, first for piano, then for guitar and drums. Juice is of African-American ethnicity and holds American citizenship.

Wrld was a regular drug addict who began drinking lean in sixth grade before dealing with Percocet and Xanax in 2013. In fact, he smoked cigarettes, which he gave up in his senior year of high school due to health reasons. In terms of his educational background, he attended Homewood Flossmoor High School and started rapping seriously in his second year of high school.

Death

Jarad Anthony Higgins, better known by his stage name Juice Wrld, died on December 8, 2019, at the age of 21, after a medical emergency in Chicago Airport. His funeral took place at the Holy Temple Cathedral Church of God in Christ in Harvey, Illinois on December 13, 2019. Later on January 22, 2020, the Medical Examiner Cook County declared that he died as a result of toxic levels of oxycodone and codeine present in his system.

Professional life

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Caption: Juice Wrld’s Australia tour poster (Source: Instagram)

Since listening to songs like Black Sabbath, Blink 182, and Panic at the Disco, Juice WRLD became interested in rock and pop music. He began sharpening his musical talent during his freshman year in high school. Juice started thinking about a career in rap music when he was in his senior year. Under the stage name JuicetheKiss, he released his first track, Forever, on SoundCloud in 2015. These songs were recorded on his cell phone. Juice released his first album, Juiced Up The EP, in January 2016. It included singles like Too Smooth and Runaway Freestyle. He changed his stage name to Juice WRLD after being influenced by rapper Tupac Shakur. Juice viewed WRLD as a metaphor for taking over the universe. In 2017, he recorded a single track with producer Nick Mira. Fellow artists such as Southside, Waka Flocka Flame, and Lil Bibby praised the track.

In December 2017, he released his second EP, titled ‘Nothings Different.’ His biggest hits, ‘Lucid Dreams’ and ‘All Girls Are the Same,’ charted on the Billboard Hot 100. The song ‘Lucid Dreams,’ along with a music video, was re-released in May 2018 and peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100. On May 23, 2018, he released his first studio album, ‘Goodbye & Good Riddance,’ which was followed by two singles, ‘EP’ and ‘Too Soon…’. Juice has worked with Travis Scott, The Chainsmokers, Future Ski Masl the Slump God, and several other artists. He mentions Billy Idol, Eminem, Black Sabbath, Chief Keef, and Kanye West as significant influences in his decision to pursue a music career. In August 2018, his Google Drive was hacked, and over 100 unreleased songs were leaked. Following that, he officially released some of the leaked tracks.

Achievements and Net Worth

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Caption: Juice Wrld receiving Billboard Music Awards for Top New Artist in 2019 (Source: Instagram)

In 2018, Juice Wrld was nominated for a Lucid Dreams Award in the category Songs of Summer, as well as a BET Hip-Hop Award in the category Best New Hip Hop Artist.

Juice Wrld was reported to have a net worth of around $3 million.

Relationship Status

Juice Wrld was dating Alexia. It is unclear when the couple started dating, but he once shared his love for her on Twitter.  Moreover, the couple shared a home in Los Angeles.

When it comes to Juice’s rumors and controversy, he hasn’t been a part of them before now. Aside from that, Juice is preoccupied with his personal and professional life. Furthermore, Juice prefers to stay away from rumors and controversy.

Body Measurement and Social media

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Caption: Juice Wrld body measurement (Source: Instagram)

Juice Wrld stood 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighed 77 kilograms. Moreover, he had brown eyes and dark hair. Besides that, there is no further information about Juice’s body measurements.

Juice Wrld has almost 12.2 million Instagram followers, over 1.6 million Twitter followers, and over 2.4 million Facebook followers. Juice also has a self-titled YouTube channel, which has over 8.27 million subscribers and over 3.2 billion views.