Silento- Biography

Richard Lamar “Ricky” Hawk, often known as Silento or Prince Silento, is an American rapper and vocalist who was born on January 22, 1998. He is most known for his debut single “Watch Me (Whip/Nae/Nae),” which reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. After various delays, he finally released “Fresh Outta High School” in August 2018. He is a Stone Mountain, Georgia native.

What is the Net Worth of Silento? Salary, Earnings

Richard Lamar’s net worth is expected to be approximately $6 million in 2022. After the release of his single “Watch Me (Whip/Nae/Nae)” in 2015, the rapper became an instant smash. The song was a hit in several nations. It reached number three in the United States and number nine in Australia. He got the Soul Train Music Award for the same in 2015.

Silento- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Parents

Ricky was born in the city of Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. His mother is a busy department store employee, while his father is a storekeeper. Silento, his parents’ only child, was reared by his mother, grandmother, and aunt. He went to Redan High School but did not finish his education.

Quick Facts

Real Name Ricky Lamar Hawk
Birth Date 22 January 1998
Age 23 Years
Birth Place Stone Mountain, Georgia, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Rapper, Singer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aquarius
Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimetres – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 59 kg  –  in Pounds –  130 lbs
Chest Size 38 inches
Waist Size 31 inches
Biceps Size 13 inches
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim

Silento- Relationship, Girlfriend

He is single and lives with his mother; little is known about his love life. Silento lives a fairly ordinary life, and little is known about him, implying that his life is hidden. He was reared by his mother, grandmother, and aunt after his parents divorced when he was a child. Silento has been interested in music since he was in eighth grade. At birthday parties, school activities, and TV shows, he performed his old tunes. Richard Lamar has over 496,000 Instagram followers and 82.9K Twitter followers. He isn’t particularly active on Facebook.

Silento- Professional Career

On January 25, 2015, Silento released his debut track “Watch Me (Whip/Nae/Nae)” on YouTube. He had almost 2.5 million views in the first week after its publication. Silento was signed to Capitol Records after the song’s success, and the track was released as a single with an accompanying music video. The rapper was featured in the tracks “Dessert” and “Lightning in a Bottle” in the same year.

Following that, he worked as a lead singer on his single “Get Em,” which he released in 2016. “Girl in the Mirror” and “Spotlight,” two more of his tracks, were also published in 2016. The next year, he released his single “Young Love.” In 2017, he also released the song “Like It Like It,” which featured him. He currently has no projects in the works. Due to a series of events, he will be unable to complete his forthcoming tasks.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Silento stands 5 ft 7 inches tall and weighs 64 kg. Furthermore, he has Black hair and Dark Brown eyes.


On February 1, 2021, Ricky was charged with murder for the shooting death of his 34-year-old cousin. Silento was detained in an Atlanta suburb and is being held without bail in the county jail. In Los Angeles, he was also charged with assaulting two strangers with a hatchet. Silento is suspected of breaking into an unlocked residence and assaulting two people before being disarmed by one of them. Silento was barred from leaving the United Arab Emirates in February 2017 due to a business disagreement. After failing to perform two scheduled gigs in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, a court judgment in Al Ain ordered the then-19-year-old to pay a local promoter 300,000 dirhams ($81,500).

The rapper was given a travel ban and was forced to relinquish his passport to the court until the case was resolved. Authorities said at the time that Richard was stopped and accused of going 143 mph on Interstate 85 in Georgia. He was accused of driving recklessly, speeding, failing to maintain lane, and halting improperly. After being pulled over, Silento reportedly fought with the officer over his driving speed, insisting that the officer was making a mistake. He then explained to the police that he was speeding because people generally followed him after his events and that he can travel up to 143 mph because he is not a “normal person.”


  • Ricky had always aspired to be a role model for others.
  • He hasn’t finished his education.
  • He had his first adolescent relationship when he was five years old.
  • His musical influences include Usher, Ciara, Mariah Carey, and Future.
  • “Rush Hour” is his favorite film.
  • He claims that he only wants to date younger girls right now, even though his social media account is full of older women who want to date him.
  • Despite signing with a major label, he decided to finish his senior year of high school.

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