Who is Lil Wayne?
Lil Wayne is an American rapper, actor, songwriter and record executive. He is the founder of the record label “Young Money Entertainment”. Lil Wayne is reportedly regarded as one of the most influential hip-hop artists of his generation and is also often considered one of the greatest rappers of all time.
Lil Wayne has many nicknames which include Birdman Jr., Young Tune, Dr Carter, Weezy, Best Rapper Alive, Gangsta D, Nino Brown, President Carter, etc. Lil Wayne is known for hit songs like “Something You Forgot”, “A Milli”, “Got Money” and “Lollipop”.
Lil Wayne’s real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. He was born on September 27, 1982, in New Orleans, United States to Dwayne Michael Turner (father) and Jacida Carter (mother). His parents separated when he was only two years old. Lil Wayne was raised by his mother in Hollygrove, New Orleans. Lil Wayne is 40 years old as of June 2022.
About Lil Wayne’s Parents
Lil Wayne’s parents are Dwayne Michael Turner (father) and Jacida Carter (mother). Lil Wayne’s father, Dwayne, is an African American from Brooklyn, New York. Not much is known about Dwayne Michael Turner apart from the reports that he abandoned his two-year-old son to the sole care of his ex-wife, Jacida after they divorced.
Lil Wayne’s mother, Jacida Carter, was born on October 30, 1962, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jacida Carter is also known as Cita. She was a high school student when she met Dwayne Turner, Lil Wayne’s father. She later worked as a cook. She gave birth to Lil Wayne at the age of 19. At 21, she got married to Lil Wayne’s dad, Dwayne Michael Turner, who was reportedly abusive to her and divorced her shortly after they were married. Years later, she met and married Reginald McDonald, whom Lil Wayne has acknowledged as his real father.
Lil Wayne’s marriage and wedding
As of June 2022, Lil Wayne is divorced and does not currently have a wife. Lil Wayne was previously married to his ex-wife, Antonia “Toya” Johnson. They had a short-lived marriage that lasted only two years.
Lil Wayne and his ex-wife, Antonia “Toya” Johnson got married in 2004 and divorced in 2006. The marriage produced one daughter named Reginae Carter. Outside his child with Antonia “Toya” Johnson, Lil Wayne also has three other baby mamas: Sarah Vivian, Lauren London, and Nivea B. Hamilton.
About Lil Wayne and his current girlfriend – Denise Bidot
Denise Bidot is an American plus-size model who is also popular for being the current girlfriend of American rapper Lil Wayne. According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Lil Wayne and Denise Bidot met in 2020 and have been dating for around two years now.
There were rumours in 2021 that Lil Wayne has married or is about to marry his current girlfriend, Denise Bidot, but he later debunked the rumours during an Instagram live session with Nicki Minaj.
Responding to Nicki Minaj’s question about the alleged reports of his marriage to Denise Bidot, the 40-year-old rapper stated:
“I’m so glad you asked me that. I did not get married.”
About Lil Wayne and his ex-wife – Antonia “Toya” Johnson
Antonia “Toya” Johnson is an American rapper, actress, reality television personality and businesswoman. She was born on October 26, 1983. She is 38 years old as of June 2022. Lil Wayne and Toya were very young when they met each other in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was 12 years old, while Lil Wayne was 13 years old at the time. At age 14, she became pregnant with Lil Wayne’s child.
Lil Wayne was already signed to Cash Money Records at the time and he decided to fully pursue his music career with the record label to support his child. In 1998, when Toya Johnson was 15 years old, she gave birth to their daughter. In 2004, on Valentine’s day, they finally got married, but the marriage didn’t last past 2006. In January 2006, Toya Johnson divorced Lil Wayne, citing her inability to cope with his lifestyle.
She reportedly said:
“Wayne is the type who likes to have his cake and eat it, too. So we were together, but that didn’t stop him from doing what he had to do and I wasn’t happy with that. A person can only take so much.”
List of Lil Wayne’s baby mamas
As of the time of writing and publishing this article, Lil Wayne has four children with four different women. One of the children came from his ex-wife, Toya Johnson while the other three are from his three baby mamas.
- Sarah Vivian
- Lauren London and
- Nivea B. Hamilton
About Lil Wayne’s relationship with Sarah Vivian
Sarah Vivian is an American radio broadcaster born on August 17, 1987, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the United States. She is 34 years old as of June 2022. As a radio host, Sarah Vivian has interviewed celebrities like Kelvin Hart and Drake. Sarah Vivian and Lil Wayne reportedly met each other in 2005. She gave birth to their son, Dwayne Michael Carter III, on October 22, 2008. They were reportedly engaged before they later broke up in 2009.
About Lil Wayne’s relationship with Lauren London
Lauren London is an American actress, model, and television personality. Lauren London dated Lil Wayne on and off between 1998 to 2009. In September 2009, she gave birth to Lil Wayne’s second son, Kameron Carter. In May 2011, London discussed her relationship with Wayne, saying:
“I met Wayne when I was 15 years old. I’ve known him a very long time, and we were in a relationship that didn’t make it. We tried more than once to revive it, and we were engaged briefly years ago, but we eventually parted ways. People see the ‘Lil Wayne’ personality and think they know who he really is. My son’s father is an intelligent, loving, and lovable person who will always be a dear friend. And that will never change. That is all.”
About Lil Wayne’s relationship with Nivea B. Hamilton
Nivea B. Hamilton is an American R&B singer, born on March 24, 1982. She is 40 years old as of June 2022. She is known for her Grammy-nominated hit song “Don’t Mess With My Man”. Nivea B and Lil Wayne started dating in 2002. Lil Wayne proposed to her in December of that year. In July 2003, Nivea B Hamilton shared some details about her relationship with Lil Wayne during an interview with Sister 2 Sister magazine.
In her words:
Wayne said, ‘I got your Christmas present with me and you’re gonna love it. It’s gonna make you smile. He got down on his knee and he was like, ‘I know I’m young, but I’ve been through enough relationships to know and understand the meaning of what love is.’ He was just perfect. He told me that he wanted to spend the rest of his life with me and he loved me. It was snot and tears at the same time.
Nivea B Hamilton gave birth to Lil Wayne’s third son, Neal Carter on November 30, 2009.
List of Lil Wayne’s other girlfriends
Apart from Lil Wayne’s four relationships that produced his four children, he has also dated numerous other women. According to reports gathered by DNB Stories Africa, the following are some of Lil Wayne’s ex-girlfriends and romantic partners.
- Katrina Laverne Taylor and Lil Wayne had an on-off friendship from 2005 to 2007.
- Karrine Steffans and Lil Wayne dated from 2007 to 2014, according to reports.
- Farrah Franklin and Lil Wayne dated for a couple of months in 2007.
- Teairra Mari and Lil Wayne dated from 2008 to 2011, according to reports.
- Keri Hilson and Lil Wayne were reported to be “romantically involved” from 2008 to 2009.
- Tammy Torres and Lil Wayne dated from 2009 to 2011. They broke up after Lil Wayne accused Tammy Torres of cheating on him with Drake.
- Zena Foster and Lil Wayne dated from 2009 to 2010, according to reports.
- Candace Cabrera and Lil Wayne dated from 2010 to 2014.
- Skylar Diggins and Lil Wayne reportedly dated from 2010 to 2011.
- Christina Millan and Lil Wayne dated from 2014 to 2015.
- Dhea Sodano and Lil Wayne dated from 2011 to 2018.
- La’Tecia Thomas and Lil Wayne sparked dating rumours in 2019.
- Denise Bidot and Lil Wayne started dating in 2020.
Lil Wayne’s children
As of the time of publishing this article, Lil Wayne has four children (three boys and one girl). The kids are from four different women.
List of Lil Wayne’s children:
- Reginae Carter
- Dwayne Carter III
- Kameron Carter
- Neal Carter
|Name||Date of Birth||Current Age||Mother|
|Reginae Carter||November 29, 1998||23 years old||Antonia “Tonia” Johnson|
|Dwayne Carter III||October 22, 2008||13 years old||Sarah Vivian|
|Kameron Carter||September 9, 2009||12 years old||Lauren London|
|Neal Carter||November 30, 2009||12 years old||Nivea B Hamilton|