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Lil Mabu Age: How Has This 18-Year-Old from Manhattan, New York, Excelled as a Drill Rapper and Songwriter?

by Louise W. Rice

Talented musician, hit songwriter, viral content creator, and social media star are a few ways to describe Lil Mabu, an 18-year-old American rapper based in Manhattan, New York.

At a young age, Lil Mabu has shown great potential in the music industry, with songs “Miss Me,” “Demon Time,” and “Mathematical Disrespect” topping charts and earning millions of views.

Lil Mabu is best known for his distinct rapping style, catchy beats, and attention-grabbing lyrics. His main genre is drill rap, a subgenre of hip-hop containing mostly violent and dark content.

Learn more about Lil Mabu, his rapidly rising career, and his personal life in this in-depth guide!

Personal Facts About Lil Mabu

Lil Mabu

Matthew Peter DeLuca, who goes by his stage name Lil Mabu, was born on April 4, 2005, in New York City in the United States. His zodiac sign is Aries, and he’s 18 years old as of 2023.

Lil Mabu’s nationality is American, and his religion is Christianity. He has dark brown hair and green eyes. He weighs 163 pounds (74 kg) and has a height of 5 feet and 10 inches (178 cm).

The rising rapper currently resides in Manhattan, New York, in the United States with his family. They own a five-bedroom, five-bathroom, 3,327-square-foot condo on the Upper East Side. 

Lil Mabu’s family also owns a 6,182-square-foot mansion in Water Mill, in the Hamptons. Their two properties are estimated to be worth $12 million in total.

Who Are Lil Mabu’s Family Members?

Lil Mabu’s parents are Jane and Peter DeLuca, and he has an older sister, Alyssa DeLuca. He has a late older brother, who passed away in a building collapse accident in 1987.

The young musician’s parents are currently divorced. Lil Mabu’s father, Peter DeLuca, is a funeral director who sometimes makes appearances in his son’s videos. 

Who Is Lil Mabu’s Girlfriend?

Lil Mabu’s Girlfriend

When it comes to dating and relationships, Lil Mabu has always opted to keep his romantic life private. However, fans have been speculating that he is in a relationship with Chrisean Rock, who is also an American rapper and the star of the reality television series, Baddies.

Lil Mabu and Chrisean Rock have also collaborated on a new song and music video, which were released in October 2023. Their new track now has over 29 million views on YouTube.

Lil Mabu’s Educational Background

Lil Mabu’s Educational Background

Lil Mabu attended middle school at the Buckley School, A K-9 independent school for boys in New York City, where tuition costs $55,500 a year.

In 2023, Lil Mabu finished his high school education at the Collegiate School, a 400-year-old elite private school in Manhattan, New York. Tuition at this school is around $60,000 a year.

Currently, he’s pursuing his college degree at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. His older sister, Alyssa, also goes to the same university.

Lil Mabu’s Music Career

Lil Mabu’s Music Career

Lil Mabu started his rap career in the music industry in 2019 when he was just 14 years old. His genres include hip hop and drill rap, a controversial subgenre with lyrics that focus on drugs, gang activity, and violence.

In 2020, his hit single, “Miss Me,” helped him kick off his career by gaining massive attention. During this time, Lil Mabu was 15 years old and unsigned, with no manager or distribution deal.

In May 2021, he released another successful track, entitled “Demon Time,” where he evidently switched up his musical flow, style, and sound. 

In 2022, Lil Mabu released the song “No Snitching” in collaboration with Dusty Locane and “Throw,” which featured his fellow New York drill rapper, DD Osama. Both songs were popular on social media. The former went viral on TikTok, while the latter became trending on YouTube.

It’s also worth mentioning that Lil Mabu released his debut mixtape during the same year, entitled Double M’s. He continued his success in 2023 by releasing another hit, “Mathematical Disrespect,” which was a chart-topper in the United States, United Kingdom, and Ireland.

A few more of his noteworthy tracks include “Rich Scholar” and “At What Cost?” which were both released in 2023.

What Is Lil Mabu’s Net Worth?

Early on in his career, Lil Mabu has already accumulated an estimated $1 million in net worth from being a successful rapper and songwriter. In addition to his thriving music career, he’s also a top content creator and famous social media personality.

At present, Lil Mabu has 1.7 million followers on Instagram, 93,000 followers on X (formerly Twitter), 5.5 million followers on TikTok, and 2.5 million subscribers on YouTube.

Images source: Instagram

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