|Celebrated Name:||Willie D|
|Real Name/Full Name:||William James Dennis|
|Age:||57 years old|
|Birth Date:||November 1, 1966|
|Birth Place:||The 5th Ward, Houston, Texas|
|Children:||Caen and Blake|
|Is Willie D Gay?:||NO|
|Profession:||Rapper, Entrepreneur, Investor, Advice Columnist|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$2 Million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Willie D is best known for being a member of the Houston Rap group, the Geto Boys alongside Bushwick Bill and Scarface. He is an American Rapper, rap artist, hip hop artist, Advice Columnist, Entrepreneur, and investor.
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Early Life & Biography
On November 1, 1966, Willie D was born to Alfred Deboest and Marvelous Dennis in the city of Houston, Texas. His father was a carpenter and construction worker by trade, and his mother was a cafeteria cook for the Houston Independent School District (HISD) for several years; both his parents are deceased.
Willie D was named after his maternal grandfather, he was raised by his mother in Houston this was after his parents separated when he was just four years, and that’s where he most of his childhood days. Willie has stated in interviews that both his parents were alcoholics and that his mother was physically and verbally abusive. In as much as he had a strained relationship with his mother, in 1991, he took his first large paycheck from his music royalties and bought a four-bedroom house for him while he was still living in an apartment.
Willie D as well took in his father to live with him when it was discovered that he had lung cancer before he succumbed to the illness, in as much as he never saw him while growing up.
Willie D married Bridget Bonier on September 3, 1994, who is a mechanical engineer; their wedding was a private ceremony on a yacht in Clear Lake City, Texas. The couple has two children together, Caen, who was born on April 26, 1995, and Blake, who was conceived on July 8, 1999. Their marriage did not last long because they got a divorce in the year 2010. He has four siblings, namely; Karen Williams (half), Warren Vann (half), Ernestine Dennis, and Isaac Dennis (half).
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on November 1, 1966, Willie D is 57 years old as of today’s date 4th December 2023. His height is 1.60m tall, and his weight is 69 kg.
Being a rapper Willie D`s reputation reached J Prince, who is the founder of “Rap-A-Lot-Records,” and at the time, he was looking to bring back or revamp the “Geto Boys,” and he knew that Willie D would be a key part in bringing the group success. J Prince brought him on board together with Bushwick Bill and Scarface. The three first came out as Geto Boys in 1989 with their gold record “Grip it! On that other level”. It contained songs like Gangsta of love, do it like G.O, Size ain`t shit and read these Nikes; they were all penned by Willie D.
Willie continued to record a line-up of critical and commercially successful solo and group albums and in cooperating the Geto Boys “We can`t be stopped,” it featured “Mind Playing Tricks on me” which was co-written by Willie D. he has also featured on other songs like; down south hustlaz, substitute teachers. Willie released ”Hoodies” and the song went viral and which became an internet hit. The song is a tribute to Trayvon Martin, a teenager who was shot by a neighborhood watchman.
Apart from his rapping he also has a career in boxing, Willie D began boxing at the age of 11, and he won the Golden Gloves for the state of Texas in 1985. He chooses a career in rapping overturning professionals, but in the long run, he went back to boxing during the ’90s. In 1992, he won his first professional fight, and he had two more fights between 1999 and 2000. He lost in his last professional fight in October of the year 2000.
Awards & Achievements
On Awards and Achievements so far, he has not been awarded any official award, but one of his best achievements is that Willie D had become a big name out of his rapping and especially when he joined the group Geto Boys which rose him to fame and attracting a big fan base and making a living out of it.
Net Worth & Salary of Willie D in 2023
Robbie Knievel has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of December 2023. He has made his million-dollar empire through is performances with his amazing rapping skills and not to mention his ability to pen down most of the albums that he did with Geto Boys.
His career in boxing too in as much as he stopped has contributed to his wealth too.
Willie D is a man that has done well for himself, and his rapping career has seen him rise to fame, what I like about him is that he is an amazing soul, the fact that his mother mistreated him in his early days, he still acknowledged her and bought her a four bedroomed house, and also took in his ailing dad, whom he did not see as much when he was growing up and lived with him until his death. That is being selfless.