Doja Cat Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$8.5 Million|
|Salary:||$1 Million Per Year|
|Real Name:||Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini|
|Date of Birth:||21st October 1995|
|Age:||28 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 5 in ( 1.65 m)|
|Profession:||Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer|
|Updated:||29th June 2023|
According to Google’s annual search report, Doja Cat was the fourth most Google searched music artist in 2020 in the US. She came up with the stage name ‘Doja Cat‘ because she loves cats and marijuana.
In Doja Cat’s 2018 self-published single entitled Mooo! filled with absurd lyrics, a satire about her fantasy of being a cow went viral on a video-sharing platform, TikTok, with over 3 million views in just its first week.
The American music artist received numerous accolades in her career, including Grammy awards, Billboard music awards, Americas music awards, and MTV Video Music Awards. Doja Cat is an incredibly versatile music artist who can act, rap, produce, perform and dance.
What is Doja Cat’s Net Worth?
As of July 2022, Doja Cat’s net worth is estimated to be around US$8.5 million. A remix version of Doja Cat’s song Juicy featuring an American rapper Tyger in Cat’s 2019 lead single from her second studio album, was awarded certified platinum by the Recording Industry Associate of America (RIAA).
The American rapper Doja Cat released three studio albums since her debut as a music artist: Purrr! (2014), Amala (2018) and Planet HER (2021), and 36 singles. Doja Cat has so far sold 34 million certified albums and singles in the US, according to RIAA.
In addition to her the sales of her albums and singles, Doja Cat’s net worth is expected to grow in the coming years. Cat has over 10 million subscribers on her official Youtube channel and gets millions of views daily. Income from her Youtube channel is estimated to be over US$1 million a year.
Who is Doja Cat?
Doja Cat’s real name is Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini, born in Los Angeles, California, on October 21, 1995. Her mother, Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer, is a Jewish-American, and her father, Dumisani Dlamini, is a South African of Zulu descent.
When Dojo Cat was a child, her father left the entire family and went back to South Africa. According to his statement, he left because of homesickness. But Doja Cat dismissed his existence, saying she has never met him when asked.
Not long after Doja Cat was born, she was moved from LA to Rye, New York, to live with her maternal grandmother for five years. At age 8, she moved back to California with her mother and brother, living at a commune in a mountainous area of Santa Monica. There she practiced Hinduism for four years and had to wear face-covering scarves because of the religion’s customs.
Being mixed-race, while growing up, Doja Cat and her brother experienced harsh racism because of the color of their skin. During Cat’s teenage years, she got into breakdancing; she’s never into schooling and felt hopeless in terms of future career perspectives. Doja Cat dropped out of school at 16 to pursue her passion for music.
Doja Cat Early Music Career
Doja Cat spent countless hours every day on Youtube seeking beats and instrumentals to create her own music; she also self-taught how to rap. Cat often uploaded her music onto an online music distribution platform SoundCloud to share her passion for music and talent.
The inception of her rapping career started at an underground hip-hop scene where other rappers helped her to hone her skills and helped her land her first gig.
In 2012, she’s introduced to Kemosabe Records and signed with the record company in 2014 after a record producer discovered her talent on SoundCloud.
Doja Cat released her debut EP, Purrr! Her solo debut single, So High, was featured on Fox musical drama TV series Empire. Her debut studio album was quite the success she had hoped for. After this, Cat went into hiatus for four years, stating ‘she’s been smoking too much weed‘ as one of the reasons.
Doja Cat Resurgence, Mooo!
In 2018 Doja Cat released her second album Amala; her lead single debut, Go To Town, went viral on TikTok and was at peaked at number 86 on Billboard Hot 100.
Doja Cat’s big break in the music industry was when she self-published her homemade music video titled Mooo! The song contains satirical lyrics about herself being a cow. The video music became a viral success as an internet meme with over 3 million views within the first week.
Hot Pink the Third Studio Album
Doja Cat lead single Juicy (remix) from her second album debuted at number 83 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at number 41 at its peak. The song became certified platinum in the United States by the RIAA.
In 2020, she performed her fourth hit single Say So on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. In that same year, Dojo Cat collaborated with a well-known rapper Nicki Minaj in her Say So remix. The song topped number 1 on the Billboard 100 and was also the first number 1 single for both artists. In addition, the song was the first female collaboration to atop the Billboard 100 chart.
The As Say So remix became a worldwide sensation she was invited to perform at the 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards ceremony. Rolling Stone Magazine ranked her number 1 on their list of the ten biggest breakthrough artists in 2020.
Doja Chat Achievements and Awards
Doja Cat’s single Kiss Me More, featuring an American R&B artist SZA, stayed for 19 consecutive weeks in the top 10 of Billboard Hot 100. It broke the record length for most weeks in the Top 10 by a female collaboration. Unsurprisingly, She won the Top Female R&B Artist award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.
Doja Cats’ other notable achievements include:
- She’s nominated for three Grammy awards at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards
- Doja Cat hosted the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony
- She is the first female rapper to have three top songs on the US Mainstream Top 40
- In 2021 Cat is a Pepsi ambassador of PepsiCo, Inc.
- Forbes named her “One of the Top Breakthrough stars of 2020“
- In 2021 Doja Cat was the bestselling female R&B and hip hop artist in the US. And the fourth bestselling female artist overall.
- In 2021 Cat’s music was the sixth bestselling album in the US and the fifth most streamed album globally on Spotify
- Doja Cat was a special guest on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and Jimmy Kimmel Live! And performed her hit songs, Baby, I’m Jealous, and Like That.
Other Facts about Doja Cat and Controversies
- She currently lives in Beverley Hills, California. In 2021, Doja Cat purchased a $2.2 million home in Beverly Hills.
- Even though Doja Cat never talked nor confirmed her sexual orientation. There’re strong indications that she’s bisexual through hints in her social media videos and lyrics in her songs.
- Cat received public condemnation for the use of the word faggot in her old Tweets
- She angered the public by saying COVID-19 is ‘just a flu’. And went to Kendell Jenner’s Halloween and birthday celebrations during the lockdown due to COVID-19
Doja Cat FAQs
What is Doja Cat Net Worth?
Doja Cat net worth is currently $8.5 million USD.
How much money does Doja Cat earn?
Doja Cat earns $1 million per year from various sources.
How tall is Doja Cat?
Doja Cat is 5 ft 5 in ( 1.65 m)
How old is Doja Cat?
Doja Cat is currently 28 years old.
When is Doja Cat birthday?
Doja Cat birthday is on 21st October.