- He got his first album released at the age of 12.
- “My Baby” was his most popular single. It made it to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
- He won Billboard’s Rap Artist of the Year award in 2001.
- His father is a famous rapper Master P.
Can you guess who are we talking about? Let’s find out where is child-star Lil Romeo now!
Percy Romeo Miller comes from a musical family. His father is the famous rapper, Master P, same as his mom Sonya C. His uncles are rappers too: C-Murder and Silkk the Shocker, while sister Cymphonique Miller is an actress.
To sum up, it’s not a surprise that little Percy Romeo headed the path of a rapper. When he was just five years old, he wrote a song dedicated to his father. Master P brought it to executives at Soulja Music Entertainment, and they signed the contract.
The most popular Lil Romeo’s single “My Baby” came out on the first album that he published at a young age of 12.
In 2002, he released his second album titled “Game Time” that reached number thirty-three spot on the Billboard Hot 200 chart. Two years after, come out third album “Romeoland” that also had quite a success.
Finally, in 2006, she decided to throw away his child-dated “Lil” from his name and started to represent as “Romeo.”
In the meantime, he entered the acting world, too. As a 12 years old boy, he has a show on a Nickelodeon called “Romeo!” It lasted for three seasons and was very successful.
Next year, Lil Romeo was acting together with Jessica Alba in the movie “Honey.” He was a part of numerous other projects including the film “Uncle P” where he appeared with his father.
Lil Romeo paused his musical and acting career to enter the University of Southern California on a basketball scholarship. He played basketball for the USC Trojans.
He was let go from the team in 2010 when he was a junior.
This slowed down his career and incomes, but he once said that “It is cool to be smart,” so the time invested in education is never wasted.
Lil Romeo Net Worth 2020
The period between 2001 and 2007 was golden for Lil Romeo’s incomes. He was making over $2 million a year.
The things slowed down when he went to college and focus on his education. The incomes drop off to $500,000 annually.
However, Romeo’s net worth is 5 million dollars.