Metro Boomin is a well-known American record producer, record executive, and DJ. Metro Boomin is popular for his dark production style and its influence on modern hip-hop and trap.
Table of Biography
Metro Boomin came into the world on the 16th of September 1993, in St. Louis, Missouri, the United States of America. He is 29 years old and holds American citizenship. He has a horoscope of Virgo and follows the Christianity religion. Similarly, he belongs to the Black American ethnicity and his birth name is Leland Tyler Wayne.
The name of his parents is Lamont Wayne (father) and Leslie Joanne Wayne (mother). In addition, he grew up with his four siblings whose names are unknown at the moment. When he was studying in third grade, his parents split.
Later, his mother single-handled grew her kids. Sadly, his mother Leslie was killed in a murder-suicide by his stepfather on June 5, 2022.
Regarding his academic career, he attended Parkway North High School’ in St. Louis County. Moreover, he started playing bass guitar in his middle-school band.
When he was in seventh grade, his mother bought him a laptop and he acquired a copy of the music production software ‘FruityLoops’ and started creating beats on his laptop. Later, he went to Morehouse College Atlanta to study Business Management, but dropped out after one semester, to enhance his music career.
At the age of 16 years old, Metro Boomin began his music career as a producer in 2009. He has produced tracks for local Atlanta artists. Meanwhile, h rose to fame after working on Future’s “Honest” album in 2014, which featured his production on the hit song “Karate Chop.”
After this, he went on to produce for a variety of artists, including Drake, Gucci Mane, and 21 Savage. He gained mainstream success after producing the song “Tuesday” by iLoveMakonnen and Drake, which reached number 12 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
In 2015, Metro Boomin released his debut mixtape, “19 & Boomin,” which featured collaborations with a number of up-and-coming artists.
Following that, he produced the U.S. top-20 singles “Jumpman” by Drake and Future and “Low Life” by Future featuring the Weeknd before attaining his first number-one with “Bad and Boujee” by Migos.
He was then followed by Post Malone’s “Congratulations” Kodak Black’s “Tunnel Vision” Future’s “Mask Off” 21 Savage’s “Bank Account”, and his second U.S. number one “Heartless” by the Weeknd.
Later, he released the collaborations “Savage Mode” (2016) and “Savage Mode II” (2020) with 21 Savage, “DropTopWop” (2017) with Gucci Mane, “Perfect Timing” (2017) with Nav, and “Double or Nothing” (2017) with Big Sean.
In 2018, he released his debut studio album “Not All Heroes Wear Capes” and later its follow-up, “Heroes & Villains” (2022), both debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200. Later, Boomin produces the single “Creepin” alongside The Weeknd and 21 Savage, which reached the top ten in several countries, including the U.S. and the United Kingdom.
On the 2nd of December 2022, he released his second studio album “Heroes & Villains” and on the 30th of November, he released an accompanying short film preview for the album. Moreover, the album was received by audiences, with many considering it Metro’s best work to date and complimenting the production and featured artists’ performances.
He owned a label called “Boominati Worldwide” which was launched in June 2017 in partnership with Republic Records and Universal Music Group.
Metro Boomin – Awards
Back in 2016, he won the BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards for the Producer of the Year category. He won the 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards for the Producer of the Year category. Recently, he was nominated for the 2023 Grammy Awards for Album of the Year.
Net Worth 2023
As a record producer, record executive, and DJ, he has earned a huge sum of money in his profession. In addition, his net worth is around $ 16 million, and his salary and earning are still unknown.
Following his personal life, Metro Boomin seems to be single and unmarried at the moment. According to an online website, he is said to be dating a girl named Chelsea, who is a former “Viner.”
Moreover, it is said that the couple has been dating since high school. Officially, both of them have not revealed the truth in public. It seems the record producer is mainly focused on his professional career and has not been involved in any kind of controversy.
Coming towards his body stats, he stands 5 feet 10 inches tall (1.82 m) and weighs around 75 kg (165 lbs). Moreover, he has brown eyes with black hair color and his other body stats are still unknown.
Metro Boomin – Social Media
On his Instagram page ‘@metroboomin’ there are over 7.1 million followers. Likewise, there are over 4.1 million followers on his Twitter page ‘@MetroBoomin’ and over 1.4 million followers on his Facebook page. He has a self-titled YouTube channel, there are over 1.41 million subscribers on his YouTube channel.