born Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, known professionally as , is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

He was born on the 20th of November, 1983. He is 37 years old. He was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia.

He first became involved in music as part of the Dungeon Family collective, where he was nicknamed “the Future”.


Let’s take a look at his biography below.

Real Name

He was born Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, but he goes by the stage name Future.


He was born on the 20th of November, 1983. He is 37 years old.


He was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia.

Early Life and Education

Wilburn was born on November 20, 1983, in Atlanta, Georgia. He began using his stage name while performing as one of the members of the musical collective The Dungeon Family, where he was nicknamed “The Future”.

His first cousin, record producer, and Dungeon Family member Rico Wade encouraged him to sharpen his writing skills and pursue a career as a rapper; as well as providing temporary respite from street life.

He attended Columbia High School. voices his praise of Wade’s musical influence and instruction, calling him the “mastermind” behind his sound.

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He soon came under the wing of Atlanta rapper Rocko, who signed Future to his label, A1 Recordings. Since then his work ethic has driven him to his success.


Future Personal Life

Wilburn currently has six children with six different women: Jessica Smith, Brittni Mealy, India J, singer Ciara, Joie Chavis, and an unidentified woman.

He was engaged to Ciara in October 2013. Their son, Future Zahir Wilburn, was born on May 19, 2014. Ciara ended the engagement in August 2014 due to his infidelity. His fifth child, Hendrix, was born in December 2018.


As of 2016, Wilburn is being sued by both Jessica Smith and Ciara. Smith is suing him for failing to pay child support, and stated that their son “suffers from emotional and behavioral issues stemming from Future’s neglect as a father”.

Ciara is suing him for defamation, slander, and libel. In October 2016, a judge said that Future’s string of tweets bashing Ciara did not relate to the $15 million she was asking for.

In 2019, two women from Florida and Texas respectively filed paternity suits claiming that Wilburn was the father of their respective daughter and son; if he is confirmed to be the father it would bring the number of his children to eight.

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Prior to his music career in 2004, Wilburn was arrested for theft by receiving stolen property and contempt of court.

Future Career

From 2010 to early 2011, Future released a series of mixtapes including 1000, Dirty Sprite and True Story. The latter included the single “Tony Montana”, in reference to the Scarface film.

During that time, Future was also partnering with rapper Gucci Mane on their collaborative album Free Bricks, and co-wrote and featured on YC’s single “Racks”.


He gained popularity after his songs were played by DJ Esco at Magic City, a strip club in Atlanta deemed “largely responsible for launching the careers of artists.

Future signed a major-label recording contract with Epic Records in September 2011, days before the release of his next mixtape, Streetz Calling.

The mixtape was described by XXL magazine as ranging from “simple and soundly executed boasts” to “futuristic drinking and drugging jams” to “tales of the grind”.


On September 20, 2015, Future released a collaborative mixtape with Canadian rapper Drake, titled What a Time to Be Alive.

The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, Billboard R&B Charts, and Billboard Hot Rap Songs, marking the first time a rapper was able to score two number one albums in a year, in 11 years, since Jay Z back in 2004. The mixtape has sold over 334,000 copies in the U.S.

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On Valentine’s Day 2017, Future announced via Instagram that his self-titled fifth studio album would be released on February 17, 2017.


Exactly one week later, he would release his sixth studio album titled Hndrxx. Both albums went number one consecutively, which made Future the first artist to debut two albums at number one at the same time on the Billboard 200 and Canadian Albums Chart.

On January 18, 2019, Future released his seventh studio album, Future Hndrxx Presents: The Wizrd. The album consists of 20 songs and was promoted by a film titled The Wizrd, released on January 11 on Apple Music.

The Wizrd received generally positive reviews from critics and became Future’s sixth US number-one album, debuting at number one on the US Billboard 200 with 125,000 album-equivalent units (including 15,000 pure album sales).

Future Awards and Nominations

You can check out the awards and numerous recognitions of Future here.


Future Latest Songs

The artist has won the hearts of multitudes of people, especially with his beautiful hit tunes. Among them is the banger First Name, Please Tell Me, 100 Shooters, Never Stop among many others. You can listen and download Future’s music here.

Future Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

His official Instagram username is @future. He is known on Twitter as @1future. His Facebook account is simply Future.



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