Young Dolph
Young Dolph
Celebrated Name: Young Dolph
Real Name/Full Name: Adolph Thornton, Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 38 years old
Birth Date: 11 August 1985
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.82 m
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): No
Children: No
Profession: American rapper
Net Worth in 2024: $4 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Young Dolph is a famous American rapper who has numerous studio albums recorded to his name. He is also a recording artist and producer. His probably well-known because of his debut album ‘Kings of Memphis.’

Maybe you know about Young Dolph very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Young Dolph’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Adolph Thompson Jr., popularly known by his stage name “Young Dolph,” was born on August 11, 1985, in Chicago, Illinois. Nothing is known about his parents. He grew up with two sisters and two brothers and was raised by his grandmother. He was born in Chicago. When he was two years old, his family moved to Memphis.

Growing up was very hard for Young Dolph, as he was abandoned by his parents at a very young age. There is absolutely no information about his father, but according to some of his songs, his mother was an addict and left him for the same reason.

Young Dolph attended school and was an average student. Right from childhood, he had a passion for rap music and wanted to become one. After graduating from high school, Young Dolph didn’t bother to join the college and chose the path of pursuing his dream of becoming a rap music star.

Personal life

Young Dolph is not yet married. According to his social media sites, he is dating someone and is in a relationship with a girl for quite a long time, although her identity is still not revealed. There is no record of his previous relationships. Young Dolph has a son, but the mother of his son is unknown. His present girlfriend has a daughter with him.

Long back, there was a shooting in Charlotte, and Young Dolph was the main target. Close to a hundred bullets were fired, and many vehicles were involved in the same. He was left unharmed in bulletproof SUV. Rumors stated that rapper ‘Blac Yongsta’ was involved in the shooting.

Recently, Young Dolph was shot multiple times outside a local retail store in Los Angeles. He received multiple gunshot wounds, and in the hospital, it was declared that they were non-life threatening. He was in critical condition, though. This time rapper ‘Yo Gotti’ was named as a person of interest about the shooting.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 11 August 1985, Young Dolph is 38 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024. His height is 1.82 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.


Young Dolph’s career started with a series of tragedies. First, he was involved in a horrible car accident that almost took his life. It did take him long to recover, and when he was fully recovered, the same year, his grandmother, one who raised him, died of lung cancer. The series of an incident motivated him and gave him a “wake up” call.

Young Dolph started making some music, and in addition to it, his cousin introduced him to various rap artists he knew. His grandmother’s death had hit him very hard; he made a rap with an emotional relief for himself at desperate times.

Young Dolph’s first mixtape was called ‘Paper Route Campaign.’ It was very successful and acted as a gateway for Young Dolph to thrive in his career in rap music. He soon became a local hero, and in five years, Young Dolph became nationwide phenomena.

One of his notable work can be seen in his studio album ‘King of Memphis.’ The album gained him a lot of popularity, and it was his debut studio album. Soon, he started working with major-label producers, including Drumma Boy and Zaytoven. After a couple of years, he founded his own record label ‘Paper Route Empire.’

Awards & Achievements

Young Dolph has very few studio albums to his name, but no doubt, he is one of the upcoming rappers of this generation. In his entire life, Young Dolph has hardly been nominated for any awards but has never won any major award.

Net Worth & Salary of Young Dolphin 2024

Young Dolph Net Worth
Young Dolph Net Worth

As of July 2024, The net worth of Young Dolph is approximately $4 million. His main source of income has been his earnings from his rap music and the income from his own record studio company.

Young Dolph, definitely had one of the toughest life. Growing up was very hard for him as his parents abandoned him when he was a kid, and it became worst when his grandmother died. After entering the world of the rap industry, he has been shot on two different occasions, but still, he is standing tall and trying to make his career in rap music.


  1. It’s hard for most of us to understand what kind of life he was living to have people wanting to kill him. Was the celebrity and glamour covering a darker behind the scenes life? Most people don’t become a “target” without some kind of reason. Regardless, may he now rest in peace.


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