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Shy Glizzy: Net Worth, Relation, Age, Full Bio & More

The Life of Shy Glizzy

Shy Glizzy is a Famous American-based rapper from Southeast Washington D. C. His specified genres of music are Hip hop as well as Trap. He got 170K followers on his Official Facebook Page, 1.2 M Followers on Instagram, and 490K Subscribers on his Youtube Channel ‘Glizzy Gang’. 

Initially, he was named Marquis Amonte King but later got popularity through his stage name, i.e., Shy Glazzy. He is also known as Shy Young Jefe. He was born at the Greater Southeast Community Hospital on December 12, 1992, and brought up on 37th avenue in Southeast Washington D.C.  

Shy’s father was killed by a gunshot at 19 and before Shy’s first birthday. He grew up with his grandmother, mother, and little brother. He was arrested for petty Larceny when he was only nine years old. At the age of 16, he got arrested for a robbery, and he had to spend 14 months in juvenile detention.

He was given the nickname ‘Shy’ during his early childhood days. He belongs to the Muslim religion. Before he started writing the raps, he was “trying to write a book, but it ended up being a song.”

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Quick Bio

Birth Name Marquis Amonte King
BornDecember 12, 1992 (Age 29)
Birth PlaceWashington D.C, United States
Birth SignSagittarius
CountryUnited States
Nationality American
HeightFive ft. 8 inches or 173 c.m.
Weight75 kg or 165 lbs
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBrown 
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
Net Wortharound the US 300 Thousand dollars (2021)
Active Years2010 to Present
HobbiesShooting at Gun Range, Driving Fast Cars, Hanging Out
Awards and NominationO Music Awards (Nominated), Grammy Awards (Nominated)




What is the success story of Shy Glizzy?

  • Shy’s debut project, ‘No Brainer,’ was released in January 2011. On January 7 of 2014, Shy Glizzy was listed as one of the “10 Rappers to watch in 2014” by ‘Fact.’ The single ‘Awwsome’ from his seventh mixtape released on February 17, 2014, had come out as the most significant hit of his career. It peaked at number 45 on the chart of US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. 
  • He was selected for being a part of XXL magazine Freshman Class list on June 3, 2015. His 10th mixtape, ‘For Trappers Only,’ exclusively produced by ‘Zaytoven,’ was released on September 30, 2015. This mixtape included guest appearances like Boosie Badazz, Yo Gotti, and Ty Dolla $ign. 
  • Using the stage name ‘Jefe,’ He released an EP, ‘The World is Yours.’  He described his 12th mixtape ‘Quiet Storm’ (released on December 12, 2017), as his “best body of work yet.” His first-ever studio album ‘Fully Loaded’ was released on October 18, 2018. It had incorporated guest appearances from Young Boy, Never Broke Again, Lil Uzi Vert, Young Thug, Gunna, and Rick Ross. ‘Don’t Feed the Sharks’ is the last released album of Shy Glizzy in 2021. 
  • He was nominated for the O Music Awards, 2013, in ‘Make a Band Famous.’ In 2018, he got the prestigious ‘Grammy Awards’ for ‘Best Rap/ Sung Performance.

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Personal Information

What is the physical appearance of Shy Glizzy?

Shy Glizzy is a guy with a height of 5 ft. 8 inches, and he weighs 75 kg. Or 165 lbs. As per the sexual orientation, he can be called straight. 

Relationship Status

What is the relationship status of Shy Glizzy?

Shy used to remain quiet about his relationship status. According to various web sources, he is still single now as there is no such news that he is dating someone or having any relationship. 

Net Worth

What is the net worth of Shy Glizzy?

As per reports, Shy’s net worth in 2021 is evaluated to be around the US 300 Thousand dollars (2021)


  • Shy Glizzy is an America-based Rapper.
  • He also prefers to use Shy Young Jefe as his stage name.
  • Shy’s debut Mixtape project was titled ‘No Brainer.’
  • His first studio album was ‘Fully Loaded.’
  • In 2013, he got nominated for the O Music Awards in ‘Make a Band Famous.’
  • He was nominated for the ‘Grammy Awards’ in ‘Best Rap/ Sung Performance’ in 2018.


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