Summer Walker

Birth Day April 11th, 1996
Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia
Age 27 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aries

About Summer Walker

Summer Walker is a highly acclaimed American R&B singer who gained recognition after signing with Love Renaissance and Interscope Records in 2017. She made her breakthrough in 2018 with the release of her mixtape "Last Day of Summer", featuring the hit single "Girls Need Love" which reached the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 following a remix with Drake. In 2019, Walker released her debut studio album "Over It", which received widespread critical acclaim. The album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart and broke the record for the biggest streaming debut week by a female R&B artist. It was also certified platinum by the RIAA. Building on her success, Walker released her second studio album, "Still Over It", on November 5, 2021. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, setting a new record for the most album streams in a single day by a female artist on Apple Music. It also surpassed her previous record for the largest streaming debut week by a female R&B artist. Notably, Walker tied with Taylor Swift as the only two female artists to have 18 songs concurrently on the Billboard Hot 100. Her remarkable achievements in the music industry have earned her accolades such as a Billboard Music Award, two Soul Train Music Awards, and a Grammy Award nomination.

Summer Walker Early Life & Family Background

Summer Walker, born on April 11, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is an American singer. Summer Marjani Walker is her real name. She is of African-American ethnicity and holds American citizenship. Summer's zodiac sign is Aries, and she follows the Christian religion. While the names of her parents are not publicly known, it is revealed that they are divorced. Her father is a businessperson, and her mother is a homemaker. Summer has a sister named Venice Brinkley Walker. As of 2023, she celebrated her 27th birthday. 

Summer Walker attended the North Springs Charter School of Arts and Sciences, a public secondary school in Sandy Springs, Georgia. During the years 2016 to 2018, she had a small cleaning business and worked as an exotic dancer in Atlanta. During this time, she taught herself how to play the guitar by watching tutorials on YouTube. Inspired by her newfound skill, she started posting cover videos of herself performing on various social media platforms.

Summer Walker Music Career

  • Summer Walker's journey to success began when she was discovered by a woman who shared the same name as her and worked as the studio manager at Love Renaissance, an Atlanta-based label. This encounter led to her signing with Love Renaissance and Interscope Records in 2017. 
  • The breakthrough came on October 19, 2018, with the release of her debut commercial mixtape, "Last Day of Summer", featuring the lead single "Girls Need Love." The mixtape served as a platform for Walker to express her thoughts on love, doubt, and womanhood. 
  • Building on her momentum, Walker joined 6lack on the From East Atlanta With Love Tour in late 2018. 
  • Her talent and potential were further recognized when Apple Music named her as the Up Next artist for 2019, solidifying her status as the number 8 R&B artist worldwide on the platform.
  • She continued to make waves with the release of her first EP, "Clear", consisting of four acoustic tracks, on January 25, 2019. 
  • Shortly after, she collaborated with Drake on the remix of her hit song "Girls Need Love". 
  • On August 23, 2019, she released "Playing Games," the first official single from her debut studio album, "Over It". The song, produced by London on da Track, featured an interpolation of Destiny's Child's hit "Say My Name." 
  • She announced that "Over It" would be released on October 4 via LVRN and Interscope Records, and the album debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200, with the largest streaming week for an R&B album by a female artist at the time. "Over It" went on to top the R&B Albums chart for 14 non-consecutive weeks, solidifying Walker's success in the genre. 
  • She embarked on The First and Last Tour in support of the album but had to cancel several dates due to her social anxiety, which garnered both support and backlash.
  • In 2020, Walker continued to make waves in the music industry. She collaborated with rapper 21 Savage on the song "Secret" and appeared on a remix of Justin Bieber's "Yummy." 
  • She also released an EP titled "Life on Earth", which debuted at number one on the Billboard Top R&B Albums chart and number eight on the Billboard 200. 
  • Two tracks from the EP, "Let It Go" and "My Affection" featuring PartyNextDoor, charted on the Billboard Hot 100. 
  • Walker's performances at the 2020 BET Awards and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon received acclaim, and she won the Billboard Music Award for Best Female R&B Artist. 
  • She released a repackaged version of Over It titled Over It (Complete Edition) and achieved multiple certifications for her songs, including platinum certifications for "I'll Kill You" and "Come Thru." Over It was recognized as one of the top-performing R&B albums of 2020 on the Billboard 200 year-end chart.
  • On November 5, 2021, Walker released her highly anticipated second album, "Still Over It", which made a significant impact on the music charts. The album broke the record for the biggest R&B debut since Beyonc√©'s Lemonade, with over 166,000 units sold in its first week. 
  • At the 2021 Soul Train Music Awards, Walker performed the song "Unloyal" alongside Ari Lennox.
  • In March 2022, she collaborated with Cardi B on the extended remix of "No Love," which was accompanied by a captivating music video. 
  • Additionally, Walker's talent caught the attention of Kendrick Lamar, and she was featured on his track "Purple Hearts" from the album Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers. This collaboration earned Walker her first Grammy Award nomination, further recognizing her musical prowess.
  • Continuing her streak of collaborations, Walker joined forces with Ciara on the single "Better Thangs," which was released on September 28, 2022. The accompanying music video, directed by Mia Barnes, premiered on September 30, further showcasing Walker's versatility and ability to captivate audiences across different genres.

Summer Walker Awards and Achievements

BET Awards:

  • 2020: Best New Artist (Nominated)
  • 2020: Best Female R&B/Pop Artist (Nominated)
  • 2021: Best Female R&B/Pop Artist (Nominated)
  • 2022: Best Female R&B/Pop Artist (Nominated)
  • 2022: BET Her Award for "Unloyal" (Nominated)

Billboard Music Awards:

  • 2020: Top R&B Female Artist (Won)
  • 2022: Top R&B Female Artist (Nominated)
  • Billboard Women in Music:
  • 2022: Chart Breaker Award (Won)

Grammy Awards:

  • 2023: Album of the Year for "Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers" (as featured artist and songwriter) (Nominated)

iHeartRadio Music Awards:

  • 2020: Best New R&B Artist (Won)
  • 2020: R&B Artist of the Year (Nominated)
  • 2020: R&B Song of the Year for "Girls Need Love" (with Drake) (Nominated)
  • 2021: R&B Artist of the Year (Nominated)
  • 2021: R&B Song of the Year for "Playing Games" (Nominated)

Soul Train Music Awards:

  • 2019: Best New Artist (Won)
  • 2020: Album of the Year for "Over It" (Won)
  • 2020: Best R&B/Soul Female Artist (Nominated)
  • 2020: Song of the Year for "Girls Need Love (Remix)" (Nominated)
  • 2020: Best Collaboration for "Come Thru" (with Usher) (Nominated)
  • 2020: The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award for "Playing Games" (Nominated)

Summer Walker Net Worth

As of 2023, Summer Walker's net worth is estimated to be $5 million, primarily derived from her successful career in the music industry. She earns an annual income of approximately $1 million. In addition to her music endeavors, she has collaborated with various brands and promoted them through her social media platforms. Some of the brands she has endorsed include Shane Justin, Womens Fashion Boutique, Spotify, Shop Sonya Bees, ONE-WITHOUT-END, and Perfect Manaz, among others. She is living a lavish lifestyle right now. 

Summer Walker has recently purchased a new home in Miami, Florida, where she currently resides. Additionally, she is in the process of constructing a studio within her home to facilitate her music production, eliminating the need for her to work from external locations. This move allows her to have a dedicated space for her creative work while enjoying the comfort of her own residence.

Summer Walker Dating & Boyfriend

Summer Walker seems to be currently in a relationship with actor Lil Meech. Speculations about their dating status arose when Summer was seen wearing a pink balaclava mask at an event with Lil Meech. While neither of them initially addressed the rumors, a woman shared a photo on social media of Lil Meech sleeping in her bed, referring to him as "Daddy meech." Lil Meech commented on the post, clarifying that the photo was from two years ago and seemingly denying a current relationship with the woman. He playfully claimed that Summer belongs to him. Summer has not directly responded to his comment but seemed amused by fans' reactions. She shared a screenshot of her FaceTime chat with Lil Meech and responded with laughing emojis in the comments section.

Prior to dating Lil Meech, Summer was in a relationship with rapper LVRD Pharaoh. In June 2022, Summer confirmed during an Instagram Live stream that she and LVRD Pharaoh were expecting their first child together. She gave birth to twins on December 30, 2022. However, the couple is no longer together, and Summer mentioned that they parted ways due to certain issues she couldn't tolerate. Despite the breakup, she expressed appreciation for LVRD Pharaoh's involvement in their child's life. Previously, Summer was also in a relationship with record producer London on da Track. Their daughter was born on 22nd March 2021. However, they subsequently ended their relationship.

Summer Walker Height & Weight

Summer Walker is a stunning singer who stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs approximately 59 Kg. Her captivating appearance is enhanced by her mesmerizing hazel eyes and beautiful brown hair. With body measurements of 33-24-38 inches and a voluptuous body build, she exudes confidence and allure. Notable distinctive features that add to her charm include her hourglass physique, pouty lips, dimpled smile, and a piercing above her lips. Additionally, Summer showcases her personal style through several tattoos adorning her body, adding to her unique and individualistic persona. Walker has well over 24 tattoos as of 2019, including face tattoos.

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