Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X


Montero Lamar Hill, known by his stage name Lil Nas X, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter.

Full Name
Montero Lamar Hill
Apr 9, 1999
6' 1"
Net Worth


Lil Nas X, also known as Montero Lamar Hill, was born on April 9th, 1999 in Atlanta, Georgia. He is an American rapper and singer-songwriter who has become one of the most popular artists of 2019. His parents are Monica Hill and Robert Hill. He was raised by his mother and stepfather.

Lil Nas X began to gain recognition in 2018 when he released his first single "Old Town Road". The song quickly gained momentum on social media and streaming platforms such as SoundCloud and TikTok. In 2019, it reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart for sixteen consecutive weeks and became the longest running number one hip hop song in history. It was also certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for selling over ten million units in the United States.

In 2020, Lil Nas X released his debut EP titled 7 on Columbia Records which contains singles such as "Rodeo" featuring Cardi B and "Panini". The EP received positive reviews from critics and peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart. In 2021, he released another single called "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)" which debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart becoming his second number one single.

Lil Nas X has won several awards including two Grammy Awards for Best Music Video ("Old Town Road") and Best Pop/Duo Performance ("Old Town Road"), as well as a MTV Video Music Award for Song of the Year ("Old Town Road"). He has also been nominated for numerous other awards.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1999</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lil Nas X is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On April 9, 1999, Montero Lamar Hill is born in Atlanta, Georgia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut EP</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lil Nas X releases his debut EP, titled “Nasarati”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Old Town Road is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lil Nas X releases his single “Old Town Road” which goes viral and becomes a massive hit.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Grammy Award Wins</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lil Nas X wins two Grammy Awards for Best Music Video and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for Old Town Road.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Album is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lil Nas X releases his debut album, “7”, which debuts at number two on the Billboard 200.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives GLAAD Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lil Nas X receives the GLAAD Rising Star Award for his activism and contributions to the LGBTQ+ community.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2021</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives BET Humanitarian Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lil Nas X is recognized with the BET Humanitarian Award for his work in philanthropy, civil rights and social justice.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's Innovative</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lil Nas X is an incredibly innovative artist. His unique sound and style have broken down barriers in the rap and hip hop genres and paved the way for a new generation of rappers. He is constantly pushing boundaries and experimenting musically, always creating something fresh and exciting.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He Tells Great Stories</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lil Nas X has a great skill for storytelling. His songs are often filled with clever wordplay, vivid imagery, and powerful emotions that draw listeners in and make them feel connected to his music. Whether it's a heartwarming story of overcoming obstacles or a humorous take on life, Lil Nas X always has something interesting to say.</p></div> 

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lil Nas X is charismatic and charming. Whether he's performing live or appearing on TV shows, he always puts on a show. His energy and enthusiasm captivate audiences and leave them wanting more. Plus, his playful attitude towards life makes him an enjoyable person to follow.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> He released his first single anonymously</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Nas X released his breakthrough single, “Old Town Road”, under an anonymous name in December 2018.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> His real name is Montero Lamar Hill</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Nas X's real name is Montero Lamar Hill and he was born on April 9, 1999 in Atlanta, Georgia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> He quit college to pursue a music career</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Nas X quit college after one year to pursue a full-time career in music.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> He signed a record deal with Columbia Records</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In March 2019, Lil Nas X signed a multi-million dollar record deal with Columbia Records.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> He has won over 10 awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Nas X has won over 10 awards including two Grammy awards, an MTV Video Music Award, and a Billboard Music Award.</p></div>


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