Rich Homie Quan
Real Name: Dequantes Devontay Lamar
Born: October 4, 1989
Place of Birth: Atlant, Georgia
Height: 6′ 0″
Net Worth: $3.5 million
Rich Homie Quan can check out off a lot of items on his rap industry checklist. Born and raised in Atlanta? Check. Criminal record? Check. BET Music Award nominations? Check! Rich Homie Quan is one of many rappers rising out of Atlanta, which is currently the unequivocal home of the modern rap industry. Unlike many of his fellow rappers, Lamar has most of his life working out for him before he ended up in prison. He excelled at basketball and did well in high school. He even received a scholarship to attend Fort Valley State University, an HBCU in Georgia. However, the budding rapper rejected the invitation, instead deciding to pursue other interests and goals. Whether providential or not, this lead him down an unfortunate path toward a 15-month prison sentence for burglary. After emerging from prison, the young rapper found himself, renewed his interest in making music, and quickly developed a career out of it. He landed a deal with Def Jam Records, which helped skyrocket is burgeoning career.