Lil Meech (real name: Demetrius Flenory Jr.; born April 22, 2000) is a 22 years old American actor and rapper from Detroit, Michigan, with a net worth that is estimated between $8 to $10 million.
Lil Meech is one of those celebrities that has gained fame for having a parent who is already in the spotlight. He is the son of the famous drug lord, Demetrius Edward Flenory, also known as Big Meech. Despite his father’s fame, he has taken up various careers through which he is making a name for himself as well as bagging a good sum of cash.
Where is Lil Meech From?
Lil Meech is a Detriot native of Michigan, the United States of America. He was also born and brought up in the same city. The actor currently resides in Miami, Florida, the United States.
How Old is Lil Meech?
Lil Meech is 22 years old. He was born on April 22, 2000, in Detriot, Michigan, the United States of America, under the Taurus birth sign. He was born to his father, Demetrius Edward Flenory, also known as Big Meech, and Latarra Eustey. The actor is of mixed African descent and is a citizen of America.
His father, Big Meech, is a well-known drug lord and owner of the Black Mafia Family, which runs activities like record labels, drug trafficking, film production, and many others. His father is currently serving a 30-years jail term for drug trafficking and is expected to be released by 2028.
Lil Meech’s mother, Latarra Eustey, is a former Delta Airlines flight attendant who later became a real estate agent. His parents were never married but were once in a relationship, which resulted in giving birth to him. The actor got the privilege of growing up under his father in Detriot, Michigan, till he was five years old before he got his prison sentence.
Lil Meech has two other half-siblings, both from his father. He has an older half-sister, Neeka, whom his father welcomed with Lori Walker. Details of his other half-sibling have remained a mystery as there are no details of the sex, mother, or date of birth. Unlike Lil Meech, his half-siblings have remained in the dark and have chosen not to let details about them go public. This includes their education, birthday, and what they are currently up to.
What is Lil Meech’s Real Name?
Lil Meech’s real name is Demetrius Flenory Jr. He was named after his father and also took up his father’s nickname with Lil, indicating that he is his father’s mini-me. He coined his stage name Lil Meech from his father’s nickname Big Meech. Currently, he is widely known by his stage name.
He Graduated with a Degree in Business From the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Details of the schools that Lil Meech attended for his early, primary, and high school remains unknown. The actor went through homeschool and also attended a private school whose name and location have been kept off records. The extent to which he did his homeschooling and physical schooling are also unknown.
Taking a look at his university education, his father’s business may have inspired him to study the course that he graduated in today. Lil graduated with a degree in business from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Lil Meech’s Net Worth
Lil Meech’s net worth is pegged between $8 and $10 million. He has been able to accrue so much following his career as a rapper, actor, and businessman. Here is a look at how the actor bags his cash:
How Music Contributed to Lil Meech’s Net Worth
Having released about 15 songs, he earns a good sum from his music career. He earns from the sales of his songs. The actor’s songs are available on the SoundCloud streaming channel, and he is seen to earn from them.
SoundCloud pays artists $0.0025 to $0.004 per stream and $2.50 to $4 per 1000 streams. Lil Meech has about 162 followers on the channel and is seen to earn a good sum from the channel.
Lil Meech Started Singing at a Young Age
Lil Meech started rapping at the age of 12, and after he graduated from school, he took the bold step into professional music. Having a father that has made marks in the entertainment industry and has lots of connections with top artists, the actor is having it all smooth in his musical career. He released his debut song, Bad Habits, in 2019, which was more of a tribute to his father.
The song included a thirty-minute video of his conversation with his father. The music was a success and received positive reviews from critics. Following the success of the music, he has released over ten music projects which comprise pop and rap music genres, under his own record label, Blowing Money Fast Production.
By 2021, He Made His Movie Debut in the BMF TV Series
Lil Meech took up acting and played the role of his father in the Black Mafia Family TV series released in 2021. The actor reportedly revealed that his father put a call across to him, letting him know that the American rapper, Curtis Jackson, also known as 50 Cent, was to tell the Black Mafia Family story through a movie.
The series was all about the ordeal of Lil Meech’s father, Big Meech, and his half-brother, Terry Southwest Flenory, who was once involved in drug trafficking.
50 Cent, who was the producer, couldn’t lay his hands on a perfect person for the role of Big Meech, so he opted for Lil Meech. The producer informed the actor about moving him to Los Angeles to undergo acting lessons. Lil Meech revealed that the whole process was intense as he attended classes five times a week, sometimes two times a day, for a period of two years.
According to the producer, after they kicked off with the movie production, Big Meech was always in contact with his son and Randy Huggins, the creator. In 2021, the movie was released, and this shot Lil Meech to stardom as he was highly commended by the public for his acting skills in his first movie. In an interview, the actor expresses how he felt during the movie production.
In his words, “At first it sounded crazy; I had never acted before. I was actually in school for business at UNLV, in Las Vegas. Now I want to act for the rest of my life. I feel like I found my calling. So, 50 Cent basically brought acting to me. He’s the reason that I’m acting. He helped me get the role, but I had to earn it and show the network that I was the right choice.”
Lil Meech also made an appearance as Travis in HBO’s teen drama series titled Euphoria. He also appeared in the movie Taurus as Sly and Goodnews. With his great acting skills, Lil is expected to bag more major movie roles in the future.
A List of His Onscreen Credits
- Black Mafia Family TV series
Other Contributors to Lil Meech’s Net Worth
The actor is expected to earn a good sum from his acting career. He has appeared in four movies and is expected to earn a good amount for his roles. There are no records of how much the actor made from his movie roles, but his net worth is sure to be increased by his earnings from his acting career.
The actors also earn from appearing on the cover of some magazines. Though the names of the magazines are unknown, they are seen to boost his net worth. He is also a businessman and is doing great in his business. Lil Meech took over a sector of his father’s merchandise, the BMF. This sector of the business deals in products like home decor, wall art, printed shirts, stickers, and many others.