King Von was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter who had a net worth of $0.75 million at the time of his death in 2020. He was known for his storytelling style of rap and his affiliation with Lil Durk’s record label Only the Family.
In this article, we will explore King Von’s career and achievements, his net worth and sources of income, and his personal life and relationships.
King Von’s Career and Achievements
King Von, born Dayvon Daquan Bennett, was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Walter and Taesha on August 9, 1994. His father has six half-siblings and his mother three. His mother raised him since his father was often in prison. At 11, his father was shot and died. Von paid homage to him in many songs.
Von initially went to prison at 16. In 2014, he was charged with first-degree murder and two attempted murder for a gunshot that killed one and wounded two. Von started working with Lil Durk on songs after getting acquitted. His arrest occurred after he attended South Suburban College in South Holland, Illinois. He got his GED while in juvenile incarceration. He joined the Black Disciples street gang.
Music Career and Affiliations
After Lil Durk signed King Von to his Only the Family label, Von released a series of singles: his first single, “Beat Dat Body” featuring Chicago rapper THF Zoo, was released on June 17, 2018; Von appeared on July 31, 2018, in Lil Durk Presents: Only The Family Involved, with the song “Problems” and a music video released on August 9; Bennett then released “War With You” on October 18, 2018.
His breakthrough track, “Crazy Story,” reached number 81 on the Billboard Hot 100 and garnered millions of YouTube views on December 6, 2018. He released “Crazy Story 2.0” with Lil Durk in May 2019 and “Crazy Story 3.0” in September 2019.
Von’s September 2019 mixtape Grandson, Vol. 1 included all three versions of “Crazy Story”. The mixtape debuted at 53 on the Billboard 200 and contains Lil Durk and Booka600. Von released his second mixtape, Levon James, in March 2020. It features Lil Durk, Booka600, G Herbo, YNW Melly, and Tee Grizzley. The mixtape reached 40 on the Billboard 200 and 21 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.
Von’s first studio album, Welcome to O’Block, debuted fifth on the Billboard 200 in October 2020. Polo G, Moneybagg Yo, Dreezy, and Lil Durk collaborate on the album. The Billboard Hot 100 peaked at number forty-four for Lil Durk’s first song “All These Niggas”.
- Grandson Vol.1 (2019)
- Levon James (2020)
- Welcome to O’Block (2020)
King Von’s Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth
As of 2023, King Von’s net worth is estimated to be $750 thousand. He earned his net worth from his musical career as a rapper and songwriter.
Sources of Income
He made money from the sale of his musical albums, music tours, live performances, royalties from songwriting, and streaming. He also earned money through brand promotions, endorsements, and sponsorships.
Personal Life and Relationships
Family and Upbringing
King Von grew up in a rough environment in Chicago’s O’Block neighborhood. He witnessed violence and crime from a young age and lost many friends and relatives to gun violence. He was also involved in several legal troubles throughout his life. He had three children from different relationships: two sons named Jermaine Taylor Bennett Jr., born in April of 2017; Dayvon Daquan Bennett Jr., born in July of 2019; and a daughter named Kayla B., born in January of 2020.
King Von was romantically involved with several women in his life. He dated rapper Asian Doll from 2018 to 2020. They had a tumultuous relationship and broke up several times. On Valentine’s Day 2019, Asian Doll released a music video for her track about Von, “Grandson”, in which he appeared. After Von’s death, Asian Doll claimed that he was still her boyfriend and that they were planning to get married.
He also had a brief relationship with Cuban Doll in 2019. He was rumored to be dating model Jada B. at the time of his death.
Personal Interests and Hobbies
King Von was passionate about music and rap. He was influenced by artists such as Chief Keef, Lil Wayne, Gucci Mane, and Young Jeezy. He was also fond of basketball and football. He supported the Chicago Bulls and the Chicago Bears. He enjoyed playing video games, especially Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto. He also liked to watch movies and TV shows, especially comedies and action thrillers.
King Von was a rising star in the rap scene who had a promising career ahead of him. He was known for his storytelling skills and his authentic portrayal of life in the streets of Chicago. He had a loyal fan base and a supportive network of fellow artists. He also had a turbulent personal life that was marked by violence and tragedy. He was shot and killed on November 6, 2020, outside a nightclub in Atlanta, Georgia, after an altercation with another rapper’s entourage. He was 26 years old. His legacy lives on through his music and his fans.