Lil Baby – Biography, Height, Real Name, Mother, Girlfriend, Son

Lil Baby

A few years ago, Lil Baby wouldn’t have meant anything to anyone, except if someone was talking about a particular baby. As of 2017, however, the name has probably become one of the hottest and fastest in the hip hop community in Atlanta and, indeed, the US. The rapper rose pretty quickly – thanks to songs like More Than Hard, Yes Indeed, and Drip Harder . Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about Lil Baby below.

Lil Baby Biography and real name

Even as Lil Baby, the rapper has come to be known, his real name is Dominique Jones. He was born on December 3, 1994, in the United States, Atlanta Georgia, where he was also raised. He was raised alongside his two older brothers after his father abandoned the family when Dominique was just 2 years old.

Growing up on the notorious South Side of Atlanta, he made it academically, but found it quite difficult to stay out of trouble and so dropped out of high school. At that time, his mother tried to send him to an alternative school, but he felt he was too old for that, so he turned his back on the school without looking back.

In 2012, he fell behind bars for burglary after trying to break into a house with some friends, but was caught in the process. For this he spent 10 days in detention.

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File Photo: Lil Baby Poses On The Red Carpet As He Arrives For The Bet Awards At Microsoft Theatre In Los Angeles, California, U.s., June 27, 2021. Reuters/Ringo Chiu

At age 16 to 17, the baby-law line continued to cross over things like drugs and gun possession. In 2012, he was charged with drug possession and intent to sell, for which his then attorney advised him to settle for two years. However, Lil got another lawyer who landed a deal that would land him on a special program for six months.

After just 20 days on the show, he got into an umbrigue with an older white man over racist remarks. He was sent back to a real penitentiary to spend the original 2 years. In 2013 and 2014, he would again have marijuana possession charges and marijuana possession with intent to sell, respectively.

After spending his time in maximum security. As he knew people who were passing two life sentences, he decided to change his life. That’s when he decided to become a rapper. According to Lashawn Jones, everyone laughed when her son said that was what he wanted to do. Still, she supported him in doing whatever he wanted as long as he didn’t end up behind bars.

Immediately, Lil Baby started playing mixtapes. Between April 2017 and November 2018, he released a series of mixtapes, including Perfect Moment, Harder Than Hard, 2 The Hard Way, Very Hard, Drip More, and Street Gossip Walking all the steps, he soon became a hit on Soundcloud.

In 2018, he released his debut album, More Than Ever, debuting on the US Billboard 200 chart at number three. The album featured people like Drake, Yong Thug, Offset and Gunna.

In 2019, it was announced that the Atlanta rapper would join others including Lil Yachty, Lil Jon, Migos and Ludacris for the 2019 Super Bowl Music Fest.

mother, girlfriend and son


For the rapper, he had father and mother in the same person – Lashawn Jones, his mother when he was growing up because, as stated, his father had left the family. That said, she struggled to raise him and his two older sisters.

He also had his stepfather around, someone he loved and was a mentor to him.

Lil Baby is in a relationship with Amour Jaydacom whom he started dating since 2016. The two met through Amour’s sister. At first, the rapper started uploading his DMs on Instagram and when she moved to Atlanta, they started the relationship privately before publishing it.

Even now that she’s in online hair retailing and hosting shows, Amour Jayda has tried rapping and was even in a girl group, but decided to stop.

Lil Baby has a child from a previous relationship. In December 2018, it was reported that Jayda was pregnant with the rapper and the two were already engaged.


Based on his name, the first thing anyone would believe is that Lil Baby is a small man. Instead, he got the name because he always dated older men.

Although he is not the tallest man in the world, he is a man with an average height of six feet and a slender build.

Net worth

Lil Baby would be considered as an early riser in the music industry. He has never had a reason to fight in the industry as from the beginning of his career he has been from one height to another. There have been many variations in the numbers relative to its financial value, some sources say it is worth hundreds of thousands, while some say it is worth millions of dollars. Whatever the case, there is no question that your career pays its bills.

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Written by Sapna Verma

Linguist-translator by education. I have been working in the field of advertising journalism for over 10 years.

For over 7 years in journalism. Half of them are as editor. My weakness is doing mini-investigations on new topics.

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