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“What’s Poppin’” rapper 23-year-old Jack Harlow grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, before moving to Atlanta, Georgia, where he met producer DJ Drama, who signed him to a record deal. Harlow has since released his debut album, which hit number five on the US charts, and most recently appeared on NBC’s Saturday Night Live. What is his net worth?

'Saturday Night Live' --  Episode 1800 -- Pictured: Musical guest Jack Harlow performs on Saturday, March 27, 2021
‘Saturday Night Live’ — Episode 1800 — Pictured: Musical guest Jack Harlow performs on Saturday, March 27, 2021 | Will Heath

Jack Harlow is from Louisville, Kentucky

Born Mar. 13, 1998, in Shelbyville, Kentucky, Jackman Thomas Harlow moved to Louisville around the age of 12, when he got into rapping.

He made his first project, Rippin’ and Rappin’, using a Guitar Hero microphone and laptop in middle school before getting a professional microphone to record his debut mixtape, Extra Credit, under “Mr. Harlow.”

The rapper dropped his first EP, The Handsome Harlow, at the age of 17 and began performing in sold-out shows, paving the opportunity to open for Vince Staples.

Shortly after graduating high school, Harlow formed a label and collective, Private Garden, where he released the mixtape 18. The Louisville native then landed appearances at festivals South by Southwest, Forecastle Festival, and Bonnaroo Music Festival. 

Harlow signed to record label founded by Don Cannon and DJ Drama

In 2017, at the age of 19, Harlow dropped two singles, including “Dark Knight,” which led another mixtape, Gazebo. The rapper then embarked on a 14-city tour to promote the project and opened for rock band Portugal. The Man.

He then moved to Atlanta, where he met DJ Drama at a studio. In 2018, the rapper signed to Drama and producer Don Cannon’s record label, Generation Now, in conjunction with Atlanta Records.

A few months later, Harlow dropped his first major label mixtape, Loose, that included features from prominent artists such as K Camp and CyHi the Prince. It went on to receive a nomination at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards for Best Mixtape.

After releasing another mixtape, Harlow hit the mainstream with the single “What’s Poppin’” due to its popularity on the social media platform TikTok. A few months later, he dropped the remix featuring notable rappers Tory Lanez, Lil Wayne, and DaBaby, which hit number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 List.

What is Harlow’s net worth?

The 23-year-old rapper went on to become a part of XXL’s 2020 Freshman Class and dropped the debut album, That’s What They All Say, which peaked at number five in the United States.

Harlow also landed a New Balance commercial, as he has an affinity for the shoes, and competed in a pickup basketball game during the NBA All-Star weekend alongside celebrities including rappers Quavo and 2 Chainz.


Jack Harlow Gave $4000 to the Teachers Who Reimagined ‘What’s Poppin’ in a Viral Video

Most recently, Harlow sat down with NPR Tiny Desk for an instrument-based rendition of a few songs from the album and performed as the featured musical guest on Saturday Night Live, in which he also appeared in a musical sketch about non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

According to, Harlow has a net worth of $4 million.