He was born on the 19th of August, 1989 in New Orleans, Louisiana in the United States of America. He is the son of an American rapper and entrepreneur, Master P and former rapper Sonya C.
Lil Romeo attended Beverly Hills High school and the University of Southern California, both in the United States where he bagged a degree.
Lil Romeo started his career at a tender of 5 years old after he wrote rap song to his father, Master P. He had since signed to No Limit’s Subsidiary label, Souja Music Entertainment.
He began his music career professionally in 2001 with a stage name, Lil Romeo. He released his first debut Single, “My Baby” which went on to be platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Lil again released his first debut album “Lil Romeo”, which charted the US Billboard 200, maintaining the number 6 and certified gold. It recorded a market volume of over 500,000 copies worldwide.
In 2002, Lil released his second studio album, “Game Time” which charted the US Billboard 200 at number 33. He subsequently released his third album, Romeoland in 2004, digital album, “Lottery” in 2006 and Soundtrack to his movie, God’s Gift respectively. He thereafter changed his name to Romeo.
Aside music, the young versatile and talented American rapper is also an actor. In 2002, Nickelodeon offered him his own show, “Romeo”. It was very successful on the network and went on to run for three seasons.
Romeo has since featured in movies like “Jumping the Broom” and “Madea’s Witness Protection” in 2011 and 2012 respectively.
Romeo is a successful entrepreneur. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Record labels – Guttar Music, Take a Stand, The Next Generation and his current record label “No Limit Forever”.
Lil Romeo is also a model and has modeled for various brands like New 2011 Calendar, April Issue of TROIX Magazine and New Pictures.
On the 24th of July, 2010, Lil Romeo launched his own Clothing Line, “College Boys”. The brand has the promotion of Lil Romeo which comprises talented artistes like Jaden Smith, Big Time Rush and Justin Bleber.
Lil Romeo is a recipient of several awards. They include:
• Favourite Male singer at the Kids Choice Awards.
• Favourite TV Actor at the Teen Choice Awards.
• Best Performance in TV Series at the Young Artist Awards.
• Best Comedic Performance at the NAMIC Vision Awards.
• Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program at the Image Awards.
• Rap Artist of the year at the Billboard Music Awards
His Net Worth
Lil Romeo is indeed a great artist to watch, rated one of the richest and most influential hip hop rappers and actors in USA with a net worth of about $20 million dollars.