Soulja Boy, born DeAndre Cortez Way, is a 23-year old rapper, actor and entrepreneur. He was born in Chicago, but moved to Atlanta, where his music career began. He started rapping at the age of 14 and was encouraged to perfect his craft by his father, who purchased studio equipment for him in order to be able to record his songs at home. He is known for his style of catchy and repetitive hooks.
Soulja Boy’s net worth in 2013 is estimated at about $23 million. He also has his own clothing line called S.O.D. Clothing and has recently begun to work as an actor with film projects slated for 2013 and 2014.