Lil Dicky

Lil Dicky


David Andrew Burd, better known by his stage name Lil Dicky, is an American rapper, comedian, and actor. He came to prominence with the release of the music video for his song "Ex-Boyfriend" in 2013, which became popular with more than one million views on YouTube in 24 hours.

Full Name
David Andrew Burd
Mar 15, 1988
5′ 11″
Net Worth


Dave Burd, popularly known as Lil Dicky or LD, was born on March 15, 1988 in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania. He is an American rapper and comedian who gained fame through his Youtube channel with over 3 million subscribers. At a young age, he discovered a passion for music and comedy and began writing raps in high school. After graduating from the University of Richmond, he moved to San Francisco to pursue a career in advertising. 

In 2013, he released his first song "Ex-Boyfriend" on YouTube which became an instant hit. This was followed by the release of his debut album Professional Rapper which charted at number seven on the Billboard 200 chart and went platinum within a few months. In 2017, he released his second studio album The Beautiful Ugly as well as several singles such as "Freaky Friday", "Pillow Talking" and "Earth". He has also appeared in various television shows like Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Comedy Bang! Bang! and Jimmy Kimmel Live!. In 2019, Lil Dicky was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Music & Lyrics for the song Earth. 

Apart from being a musician and comedian, Lil Dicky is also an active philanthropist who founded the charity fund “The Fund for Dave Burd” which supports causes such as poverty alleviation, animal rights and environmental protection.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1988</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lil Dicky is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On March 15, 1988, Lil Dicky was born in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania. His real name is David Andrew Burd.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Moves to Los Angeles</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Moves to Los Angeles to pursue a career in comedy writing.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">1st Mixtape Release</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his first mixtape titled "So Hard." The mixtape quickly gained popularity and was downloaded over one million times.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs with CMSN Music Label</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signs a deal with CMSN Music and releases the album Professional Rapper.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">"Lemme Freak" Music Video Release</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases the music video for the single "Lemme Freak," which becomes an instant viral success.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Comedy Series Debuts on FX</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Debuts his comedy series Dave on FX, which follows the life of a financially strapped rapper turned comedian.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases 5th Mixtape</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his fifth mixtape, Professional Rapper 2, which features guest appearances from Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown, and more.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Amazing Storyteller</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lil Dicky is an amazing storyteller. He brings a unique perspective to rap, blending comedy and social commentary in ways that are both funny and thought-provoking. His stories are often full of wit and charm, making them both entertaining and memorable.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's an Incredible Performer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lil Dicky is an incredible performer. His energy on stage is unmatched, captivating audiences with his fast rhymes, dynamic delivery, and passionate flow. Whether he's performing for large crowds or smaller venues, Lil Dicky always manages to bring the house down.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He Supports Social Causes</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lil Dicky is a strong supporter of many social causes. Through his music, he has advocated for LGBTQ+ rights, mental health awareness, racial equality and other important social issues. He also uses his platform to support various charities and organizations working towards positive change.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started as a Comedy Writer</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming a rapper, Lil Dicky started his career as a comedy writer for a number of TV shows including MTV's "Fantasy Factory" and "Rob Dyrdek's Wild Grinders".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Quit His Job To Pursue Music</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2013, Lil Dicky quit his job to pursue music, releasing his debut mixtape "So Hard" the same year.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Achieved Viral Success with “Ex-Boyfriend”</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Dicky achieved viral success in 2013 with his song "Ex-Boyfriend", which has over 21 million views on YouTube.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Performed at Coachella</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2019, Lil Dicky performed at the prestigious Coachella Music Festival in California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Released an Album Entirely About Saving the Earth</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2020, Lil Dicky released his album "Earth", which is entirely about saving the planet from environmental destruction.</p></div>


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