Who is Brittany Byrd, Lil Uzi Vert’s ex-girlfriend? Wiki Bio
Brittany Byrd was born in California, USA, on 23 March 1994, so her zodiac sign is Aries and she holds American nationality. She is a fashion designer, model, and a social media star, but perhaps best known for being the ex-girlfriend of famous rapper Lil Uzi Vert.
Early life and education
Brittany was raised an only child in California by her father who is a construction worker, and her mother who is a housewife. She attended a local high school before moving to New York, where she enrolled at the Parsons School of Design, but as she was dating Lil Uzi while there, she was spending more time with him rather than at school.
She grew up wanting to become a model, and this has become somewhat realized as she has become an Instagram model, while she was also dreaming about becoming an actress (only winning ‘roles’ in music videos).
Career as a model
Brittany came under the spotlight only after she started dating Lil Uzi. She was featured in his “Money Longer” music video, in which she gets kidnapped by several men, and is then followed by Lil Uzi who rescues her. Brittany is a social media star who has gathered more than 200,000 followers on her Instagram account, almost 12,000 on her Twitter account, while she is also active on Facebook and Snapchat.
She is a fashion designer too, and the pictures of some of the clothes and shoes she has designed can be found on her Instagram account.
Love life and education
Brittany and Lil Uzi began dating shortly after meeting in the first half of 2014 when she moved to New York. Lil wrote songs about her, and mentioned her in several such as “Nuyork Nights at 21”among others, and there were rumors that the two were thinking about marrying, however, on 26 June 2017 Lil announced that the two were no longer together in his song “Stole Your Luv”, written specifically for their breakup. Since their split, Brittany has reportedly been single.
Before Lil, Brittany was in a relationship with another rapper whom she met while attending high school, and the two dated for over three years before breaking-up when she was about to move to New York. Although they both wanted to stay together, it was Brittany who decided it would be easier for both of them to call it quits.
Hobbies and other interests
Brittany is a huge fan of tattoos and has numerous inked onto her skin, including on her neck, hands and stomach. Summer is her favorite season, and she enjoys sailing, while she’s also been on several cruises, and visited many European countries such as France, Spain, and Portugal.
She is a lover of animals, and her biggest desire is to have enough time for a dog in the near future, as now she doesn’t have enough time to take care of it.
Brittany is physically very active as she has several training sessions at the gym each week, and often uploads pictures taken during her workout sessions onto her Instagram account. She likes watching movies in her spare time, with her favorite actresses and actors being Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman and Robert de Niro, while some of her favorite movies are “Coming to America”, “Borat”, and “Rat Race”.
Appearance and net worth
Brittany is 25 years old. She has long brown hair which she often dyes red, brown eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, and weighs around 128lbs (58kgs). As of early 2020, her net worth is over $400,000 – Lil Uzi’s net worth is over $17 million.
Who is Lil Uzi Vert?
Symere ‘Lil Uzi Vert’ Woods was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, on 31 July 1994, so his zodiac sign is Leo and he holds American nationality. He is a rapper and songwriter who rose to prominence after his single, “Money Longer” was released in 2016.
Lil Uzi grew up in the Francisville neighborhood of North Philadelphia, listening to the Yin Yang Twins and Mike Jones before switching to Meek Mill and Wiz Khalifa.
At the age of 13, he began listening to Marilyn Manson, Simian, and All-American Rejects among other performers and bands, while he began writing his own rap songs at the age of 16. One year later, he dropped out of high school to pursue a career as a rapper. He found a job at the Bottom Dollar store to financially support himself, but leaving after just four days later, his mother kicked him out of the house, which led to him tattooing the “Faith” word under his hairline.
He became even more serious about becoming a famous rapper, and in 2010 started rapping in clubs and pubs around Philadelphia under the name ‘Vert’.
He released his first extended play (EP) on 19 January 2014, entitled “Purple Thoughtz Vol. 1”, and his debut mixtape “The Real Uzi” followed on 5 August 2014 after he chose Lil Uzi Vert as his stage name. His mixtape “Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World” was released on 15 April 2016, and peaked at #37 on the Billboard 200, the first time he’d featured on the chart. He released the video for his “Money Longer” single in 2016, which became certified platinum two times in the US.
On 31 July 2016 – his birthday – he released his “The Perfect Luv Tape” mixtape, which was followed by his “Luv Is Rage 1.5” mixtape on 27 February 2017. His debut album “Luv Is Rage 2”, which was announced and delayed many times, was finally released on 25 August 2017, reaching #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.
Lil Uzi is currently working on his second studio album entitled “Eternal Atake”, which is set to be released sometime in 2020.