Juice WRLD (Jarad Higgins) was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter.
This article will tell you about his bio, quick facts, childhood, early life, career, personal life, and net worth.
|Full Name||Jarad Higgins|
|Date of Birth||December 02, 1998 AD|
|Age||21 Years (as of 2019)|
|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Date of Death||December 08, 2019 AD|
|Death Place||Oak Lawn, Illinois, United States|
|Net Worth||$4 million (estimated in 2019)|
Juice WRLD was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He rose to fame with songs like “All Girls Are Equal” and “Clear Dreams”. Born into a conservative family, Juice was not allowed to listen to hip-hop music during his childhood. Listen to rock in video games and get interested in it. He learned to play the piano, followed by lessons in guitar and trumpet. During his sophomore year in high school, Juice also started rapping. Initially, Juice released his music tracks using the online music streaming platform “Soundcloud”. He used the name “JuicetheKidd” for his initial records.
Later on, he adopted the name “Juice WRLD” to give him international appeal. Juice signed with the collective “Internet Money” in the early stages of his career. And their mixed tape “999” was a smash hit. His song “No Bystanders” reached No. 31 on the “Billboard Hot 100”. Juice died mysteriously on December 8, 2019, at Chicago’s Midway International Airport.
Childhood and Early Life:
Juice WRLD was born Jarad Higgins on December 2, 1998, in Chicago, Illinois. He spent his childhood in Homewood, Illinois. Juice’s parents divorced when he was three years old. He grew up with his mother. He has an older brother. Juice attended “Homewood-Flossmoor High School” for his early education. Since his mom was very religious and conservative, Juice was not allowed to listen to hip-hop music. His first rock exposure was through video games like “Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater” and “Guitar Hero”. At the age of four, Juice learned to play the piano. Later on, he also took guitar and drum lessons. As a teenager, Juice WRLD was addicted to drugs. He also smoked cigarettes. Later, his deteriorating health forced him to abandon these habits.
After listening to bands like “Black Sabbath”, “Blink 182” and “Panic at the Disco”, Juice WRLD developed an interest in rock and pop music. During his first year of high school, he began to hone his musical talents. He started considering rap music as a career option when Juice was in his sophomore year. In 2015, Juice WRLD released his first single, “Forever”, on Soundcloud. He used the name “JuicetheKidd” for his opening tracks. These tracks were recorded on his mobile phone. Later on, Juice changed his stage name to “Juice WRLD”. It was a tribute to the late American rapper Tupac Shakur. Juice felt that “WRLD” symbolized conquering the world. In January 2016, Juice launched his first project, Juiced Up The EP. It contained singles like Too Smooth and Runaway Freestyle.
In 2017, Juice WRLD released the song Too Much Cash. He joined the collective Internet “Internet Money”. On June 15, 2017, Juice released the first full EP, ‘999’. He presented his song ‘Lucid Dreams’, which got over 2.5 million views on Soundcloud. In December 2017, he released a three-song EP called Nothings Different. It included hip-hop songs, such as All Girls are the Same and Lyrical Lemonade. “All Girls Are the Same” was a very popular song and was well received by critics and fans. The song entered the “Billboard” and debuted at # 92 on the “Billboard Hot 100”.
After the success of these songs, Juice signed with the Interscope Records Company – $ 3,000,000. His song “Lucid Dreams” appeared at # 74 on the “Billboard Hot 100”. It peaked at # 3 on the “Billboard” chart and became one of the most listened to songs of 2018. In May 2018, Juice released his debut studio album, “Goodbye & Good Riddance”. In June 2018, he released two EP songs, titled Too Soon. It was dedicated to rappers Lil Peep and XXXTentacion. The EP “Legends” became very popular and debuted at # 65 on the “Billboard” chart. In July 2018, Juice WRLD released his song Wasted. In August 2018, he made his television debut, on the late-night talk show Jimmy Kennel Live! Juice performed the song ‘Lucid Dreams’ on the show.
Juice WRLD died on December 8, 2019, after a medical emergency at Midway International Airport in Chicago. Juice has never been married. However, he was in a relationship with Ally Lotti. In June 2018, he had an accident while riding his motorcycle, but he was not seriously injured. Juice WRLD was inspired by the rock singer Billy Idol and the rappers Travis Scott and Chief Keef.
Juice WRLD has an estimated net worth of almost $4 million (estimated in 2019).