Who is Saweetie and what is her net worth? What did she do with her first $10,000 made from rap?


Saweetie is a 29-year-old American Rapper and singer. Her debut single was ‘Icy Gri’ in 2017 and got viral all over the world. She was born in Santa Clara, California on July 2, 1993. At the age of 13, she started to write music and learned a lot about it. She is focused on a particular genre, Hip Hop.

Who is Saweetie, and what is her net worth?

Facts about Saweetie

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Full NameDiamonté Harper
Stage NameSaweetie
BirthdateJuly 2, 1993
BirthplaceSanta Clara, California, USA
OccupationRapper, singer, songwriter
GenresHip hop, trap, R&B
LabelsIcy, Warner Bros.
Debut Single“Icy Grl” (2017)
Debut EP“High Maintenance” (2018)
Debut Album“Pretty Bitch Music” (2021)
Awards and NominationsBET Social Awards (Best New Artist, 2018), MTV Video Music Awards (Push Best New Artist, 2020), BET Awards (Best Female Hip Hop Artist, 2021)
Popular Songs“My Type”, “Tap In”, “Best Friend” (ft. Doja Cat), “Fast (Motion)”
EducationUniversity of Southern California (Bachelor’s degree in Communications, 2016)
FamilyFather: Johnny Harper (Former NFL player), Mother: Trinidad Valentin (Filipino-Chinese)

About Saweetie

Saweetie, whose real name is Diamonté Quiava Valentin Harper, is an American rapper and singer. She first gained attention in 2017 with the release of her debut single “Icy Grl” and subsequently signed to Artistry Worldwide, a Warner Records subsidiary.

She has since released two EPs, “High Maintenance” and “Icy,” and her debut album “Pretty Bitch Music” is set to release soon. Saweetie has had several successful singles, including “My Type,” “Tap In,” and “Best Friend” (featuring Doja Cat), and has received Grammy nominations, including one for Best New Artist. Saweetie attended San Diego State University and later transferred to the University of Southern California, where she earned a degree in Communications.

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Her career began in 2012 when she started posting short raps on Instagram. One of her videos, where she rapped over Khia’s “My Neck, My Back (Lick It)” beat, became “Icy Grl”. The song went viral and attracted the attention of producer and A&R executive Max Gousse, who became her manager. In early 2018, she signed with Warner Bros. Records and released her major label debut EP, “High Maintenance”. The single “Icy Girl” went gold in June 2018 and was certified RIAA multi-platinum in September 2019, reaching No. 1 on Billboard’s rhythmic songs airplay chart.

Saweetie dropped her second major EP album, “Icy”, in March 2019, featuring “My Type” as it’s lead single. The song, produced by London on da Track, peaked at number 21 on the Billboard Hot 100 and hit number 1 on the Rhythmic Radio charts, becoming her first top-40 hit. Saweetie also collaborated with PrettyLittleThing for a clothing collection, which debuted at New York Fashion Week, and performed “My Type” on VH1’s Nick Cannon Presents Wild ‘N Out in January 2020.

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Saweetie’s career took off with the release of “Tap In”, the lead single from her debut album Pretty Bitch Music, which peaked at number 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 and became her first song to chart on the UK Singles Chart. The single also topped the Urban Radio Chart and the Billboard x Triller US and Global charts.

Saweetie followed up with “Back to the Streets” featuring Jhené Aiko, and “Best Friend” featuring Doja Cat, which was released as the second and third singles from the album, respectively. Saweetie has also expanded her brand through partnerships with KISS Colors, Sinful Colors, Morphe, and McDonald’s. She launched her own virtual educational series, Icy University, and made her acting debut on the TV show Grown-ish.

In April 2021, she released the extended play Pretty Summer Playlist: Season 1, and in November 2021, she hosted the Netflix comedy special Sex: Unzipped. On November 18, 2022, she released her fourth EP, The Single Life, featuring the single “Don’t Say Nothin'”.

Saweetie Net Worth

As of 2023, Saweetie has an estimated net worth of $4 million but the accurate numbers are not yet revealed by her yet. Her charts as rising after giving back-to-back hit albums. There are chances that she might enter into the top-paid rapper’s list in the near future.

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What did she do with her first $10,000 made from rap?

Following a highly publicized relationship and subsequent breakup, Saweetie returned to her music career. She has earned recognition as one of the industry’s most attractive figures and made headlines with her Coachella performance. In an interview, she discussed her first major earnings from music, having invested in a breast augmentation procedure. Despite potential criticism, this investment was an intentional move to enhance her appearance.

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