David Andrew Burd is an artist whose name you might not recognize but that’s because you probably know him better by the alias “Lil Dicky.” Living the American dream, essentially making a career on YouTube, the man is living proof that a little creativity and a little hard work can go a long way.Alternatively, if all else fails, then all it takes to turn your life around could just be a Kickstarter campaign away! Let’s take a look at Lil Dicky’s career over the years, starting with his net worth! Take a look!
Lil Dicky Net Worth: $6 Million
David Andrew “Lil Dicky” Burd has an estimated net worth of $6 million; let’s take a look at his net worth over the years to see how he came so far.
The Early Years
Growing up in Cheltenham Township in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Burd attended Cheltenham High School, going on to attend the University of Richmond, graduating summa cum laude in 2010. Moving to California upon graduation, he initially worked in advertising, getting his start with the Goodby, Silverstein & Partners agency; he notably worked on campaigns for the NBA during this time.
Although he was a fan of hip-hop music growing up, Burd initially became attracted to a rap career partially as a joke, with the intention of making a name for himself so that he could go on to write for film or television. In 2013, he released the music video for his song, “Ex-Boyfriend,” which soon became a viral hit, garnering one million views within 24 hours after being posted on YouTube. Its success brought about a series of song releases entitled “Hump Days,” bringing about 32 songs and 15 music videos. Eventually, Burd created a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for his music career., raising $113,000, exceeding his original goal of $70,000.
On February 19, 2014, Burd hosted his first concert in his home state of Pennsylvania. Around this time, he also signed with CMSN. The following year, he released his debut album, Professional Rapper, featuring artists like Snoop Dog and Brendon Urie. In 2016, he was honored by XXL Magazine as part of their 2016 Freshmen line-up, including him with others like 21 Savage, Dave East, Denzel Curry and Desiigner.
In 2017, Burd released a music video for the song, “Pillow Talking,” which was considered one of the most expensive videos ever created. Around this time, he revealed that he was working on other projects, including a television show pitch. As the year went on, he released an EP called I’m Brain, released under his alter-ego, “Brain.” In2018, he released the music video for “Freaky Friday,” featuring Chris Brown.