Lil Mama is a multitalented entertainer who is famous for her dynamic approach towards life. She is an excellent songwriter, rapper, and an extraordinary dancer. She is artistic enough to create compositions that are distinctly unique. She is also known for her inspirational speaking abilities and also a successful entrepreneur.

Mama is exceptionally talented to get noticed by her fans and followers and had become successful in making her net worth calculated somewhere around 6 million dollars.

Early life

Niatia Kirkland is the birth name of the Lil Mama. She was born on 4th October 1989 in Harlem, New York City, United States of America. She had a keen interest towards music from a very early age and was into writing poetries from an early age. She was admired for her lyrical endeavors, and this made her understand that poetries can be used as excellent tools for expressing one’s thoughts and for resolving all the doubts and confusion one has towards the entire race.

She was also blessed with a beautiful voice that made more interested in the field of music. Lil Mama from her childhood days was quite passionate about making a career in music and worked hard to achieve a stature. She devoted herself to know more about music and trained herself to develop the latest techniques of rap styles. Her dedication towards her career made her achieve worldwide success and gain immense popularity and fame.

As per the records available is the eldest daughter of her parents. Her upbringing was in Brooklyn along with eight other siblings. As she was the eldest of them all, she had to take the responsibility of the entire family. She knew that it was really hard to get a promising career living in a family with eight siblings. It was then when she started taking her music lessons seriously. Her life took a turn after her mother Tara passed away suddenly after suffering for long four years with breast cancer. She got her first break in the year 2006, with Jive Records. She was lucky enough to make the recording deal with such an excellent recording brand.


Mama started off her career with the deal made with Jive Records. The very next year, Mama went a remix number with Dr.Luke that was a hit number by the famous singer Lavigne. The song was titled “Girlfriend.” The singer album was entitled as “VYP” that stands for “Voice of the Young People” and got finally launched in the year 2008. She went on with some of the best single numbers. Some of them got appreciated worldwide. She was choosy enough to select some of the unique and trendy names for her albums like: “Shawty Get Loose”,“G-Slide (Tour Bus)”, “Lip Gloss”, and the most appreciated one was titled “What It Is She has received some of the most prestigious awards for her efforts like for her studio album “Voice of the Young” made her get an enormous fame and prosperity.

She received the Teen Choice Awards for twice for the hit numbers like the “Lip Gloss” and the “Shawty Get Loose.” The award was won by her consecutively in the year 2007 and 2008. She never had to look back after receiving her first award and became quite focused upon all her musical endeavors.

Her albums were sold off in a jiffy, and her album sales were listed around 19,000 during the initial week. Her debut single album was also ranked at the 25th position under the Billboard 200 Charts. She was also invited for making judgments in several of the television reality shows for the dance category.  She was seen capturing the judge seat in the real event titled “America’s Best Dance Crew.” The eminent singer was also in collaboration with the judge’s team in her lucky year 2008 when she was only 19 years of age. She decided to work in the studio for several years after she came up with some of the smash hit music numbers.

She went for launching the mix single titled” Dough Boy that featured Mishon and was titled “On & On & On.” Then she came up with “NYNYLALA” where she decided to feature Snoop Dogg. She was reaching the peak of her career, and it was then when she came up with yet two other musical anomalies titled “Scrawberry” and the “Hustler Girl” that presented Clyde McKnight.

The year 2009 also brought Lil Mama ample opportunities and the singer got a chance to arrive on the stage for receiving the MTV Video Music Awards where she got the chance to perform the series of her hit music single along with the eminent artists Alicia Keys and the other one being Jay- Z who is famous for his rap numbers. Jay-Z performed the song titled “Empire State of Mind.” She was smart enough to join Jay-Z when he was finishing off with the final verse. She rose from her seat in the audience and went up in the stage to join the eminent rapper. Her confidence was trucking and made the audience go for multiple rounds of applauds. Finally in the year 2015, the rapper Lil Mama came up with another hit single along with a video entitled “Sausage” She was quite selective about choosing upon the theme.

She made her video get filled with several themes that comprise of the Sausages undertaking on the Vine, Voguing, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mary J. Blige, and the Caribbean Love. All her videos were watched for several times by each of her fans, and this made her videos get viral and get positioned in the top hit list with a view count over 3 million just in the first week. Just after few more weeks, her hit numbers were placed just in the top of the list for both the Twitter charts and the Billboard Music.

Personal life

Lil Mama has not mentioned about her relationship status, and it seems that she is quite a private person by nature and attitude. Being a singer, she also appeared along with Benny Ninja in the event of 13th Cycle of America’s Next Top Model.

She was featured there as Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes. She also appeared in the biographical movie titled “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story” that got its release in the year 2013.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Niatia Kirkland

Date of Birth: 4th October 1989

Birth Place: Harlem, New York City, United States of America

Age: 39 Year Old

Profession: Rapper, Dancer, Singer, Songwriter, and Actress

Height: NA

Weight: NA

Net worth: $6 Million