21 Savage Bio, Family, Facts, Career, Personal Life and Net Worth

21 Savage biography

21 Savage (Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph) is a rapper and songwriter of British origin.

This article will tell you about his childhood, family life, achievements, and fun facts about his life.

21 Savage Bio, Family, Facts, Career, Personal Life and Net Worth


Full Name Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph
Nick Name The Slaughter King
Nationality British
Famous for Hip-hop artist
Date of Birth October 22, 1992 AD
Age 29 Years (as of 2021)
Zodiac sign Libra
Birthplace Newham, London
Height 1.83m
Mother Heather
Siblings Tayman (late brother)
Education High School drop-out
Net Worth $21 million (estimated in 2021)


Shayaa bin Abraham Joseph, better known as 21 Savage and the Slaughter King, is a British-born rapper and songwriter. Today’s popular teen icon has become loved not only for his musical abilities but also for his incredible rise to name and fame as a petty street criminal. He entered the music industry very late, in 2013 at the age of 21. By investing the money he earned in his years on the streets, he began by enrolling in popular Patchwerk Studios.

Thus, young criminal Shayaa became the rapper of “21 Savage” and released tracks like “Drip”, “X ft Future”, “No Heart”, “Red Opps”, “Woah”, “Red Rag Blue Rag”, “Skrrt Skrrt” And “Supply” who were hugely successful, and generated millions in revenue. 21 Savage is currently affiliated with Epic Records, a brand owned by Sony Music Entertainment. Dj booth has dubbed him “the most realistic rapper in hip hop”.


21 Savage career

Tired of his life as thugs, Shayaa looks for an exit onto the streets. He reached out to record producer Metro, whom Shayaa had known for years, to see if (Metro) could help him start his career as a rapper. Metro was interested, and soon the first mixtape, titled “The Slaughter Tape,” was released. His second music tape was “Slaughter the King.” His first CD, “Savage Mode”, also in association with Metro, was released on July 15, 2016.

It earned him international success and reached on 44 number on the Billboard 200. The single “X” in which the rapper Future star appeared went platinum. Now known under the pseudonym “21 Savage”, he has proven his strength as a rapper by working with Drake (‘Sneakin’) and Meek Mill (‘Offended’), who has been involved in a heavily publicized dispute between them.

Personal Life:

Shayaa was born on October 22, 1992, in Newham, London. His father was a Haitian and his mother was a Dominican. His father was a slot dealer. After moving to the United States, his mother, Heather, raised him with his four brothers and six sisters. He spent his early years in the busy city streets and his life was marked by violence and crime. While in seventh grade, he was kicked out of Stone Mountain High School when he brought a gun to protect himself from bullies. After being kicked out of all schools in DeKalb County, his mother sent him to a school in Gwinnett County. There he thrived in the first few months, enrolling in their football program as a wide receiver and corner member. But he’s back in drug dealing and criminal activity. In addition to drug trafficking, Shaya has also been involved in several thefts.

21 Savage personal life

Shayaa and his friends adopted the number 21 as their gang name, and when he was 16 he got a tattoo on the side of his face. He was arrested on several occasions, including one with 22 grams of marijuana, 89 hydrocodone tablets, a .40 Glock, and a 0.9mm Ruger in the car he was driving at the time. At 19, he was already the father of two children who he said were the main motivation for seeking a better life through hip hop. The thirst for change for the better was brutally brought home on his 21st birthday when two assailants shot him six times in a drug deal that turned into an attempted robbery. His close friend Johnny died in the crash. The same year, his brother Timan also lost. In his poem, Shayaa drew a dagger between his eyes; Teman had the same tattoo shortly before his death.

Other Facts:

On February 3, 2019, the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 21 Savage for staying in the United States longer. According to them, he is a British citizen and has been residing illegally in the United States since his non-immigrant visa expired in July 2006. According to some British media, Abraham Joseph was born in Newham, London.


21 Savage is an active practitioner of the Eva Faith, an African-American religion with roots in West Africa. He and his team are called “Slaughter Gang” and feature rappers Lotto Savage, Moki Madhuri Gras, Young Nodi, and Freaky DMG. Since his youth, 21 Savage has been a huge fan of rapper Gucci Mane, whose influence is clearly demonstrated in his work. His most favorite album is Gucci “Sun Valley”.

Net Worth:

21 Savage has an estimated net worth of almost $21 million (estimated in 2021).


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