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Full NameDontay Banks
First NameDontay
Last NameBanks
ProfessionCelebrity Father
NationalityAmerican
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight

Dontay Banks is the father of Lil Durk; a songwriter, singer, and American rapper by profession. 

"Only the Family" is a rap collective whose lead member and founder is the Durk himself.

Durk on the Locked up case of father Dontay

Dontay Banks was sent to prison on a d*ug-related case when Durk was only seven months old. 

His father was punished after he was convicted for distributing stuff through South Side Chicago

His father was locked up for d*ugs for 22 years; Durk added. Despite being in prison, he talked with him every day. 

He also mentioned that New Chicago law would allow him to set free in a couple of years. 

He even added that his father was not caught on d*ugs instead locked him because Dontay didn't snitch on Larry Hoover.

Dontay Banks with his sons, Lil Durk and DTHANG.
Dontay Banks with his sons, Lil Durk and DTHANG. Source: Twitter

To whom had Durk been married?

Everyone is aware of his professional career and where he is heading towards. 

But going through the personal history of Durk, the artist has had relationships with many women in his life. 

Turning back to 2008, Nicole Covone and he started dating. 

After breaking up with Nicole, he had dated many more, but their names and personal information are still not revealed. 

In 2018, he proposed India Royale, to whom he had dated for a while. 

Later on, the couple married in a private ceremony.

Lil Durk is the father of six children

The artist had dated many ladies in his life with whom he had children too. 

Yes, Durk is the father of six. In 2008, when he started dating Nicole, they welcomed Angelo Banks three years after being together. 

In 2013, Bella Banks stepped into this world. They departed their ways shortly after. 

Within a few months, Zayden Banks was born. In 2014, Du'mier and Skyler Banks came to this world. 

But their mothers are still unknown to the outside world. In 2018, he and Royale welcomed Willow Banks, their first baby together.

Death of Lil Durk's closed ones

In November 2020, Dayvon, known as King Von, was a part of Durk's "Only the Family" and "Empire Distribution." Von, an American rapper/artist, was killed on November 6

His manager, who was safe from being shot, commented that there is no police participation behind the murder of King Von

McArthur Swindle, a performer of OTF Nunu, also the cousin of Durk, was shot in Chatham on Saturday while he was in a parking lot when someone offered him a foot and fired shots at him. 

Likewise, Durk's friend was also shot and found dead outside the studio.

After all, it started with social media

Like many other artists today, Durk also got his first start through social media. 

He didn't have any intentions, but randomly he did upload many videos on YouTube and Myspace

He got recognition for his talent through the videos. 

Moreover, the artist was not engaged in any training and had practiced through the videos that appeared on the television. 

The procedures for him sure weren't easy because he was associated with acts that didn't sign him later, which led him to develop his image and label.

Dontay Banks son Lil Durk posing with money in his studio.
Dontay Banks son Lil Durk posing with money in his studio. Source: Instagram

Net worth

Since his father's earnings are not public yet, we can go through his son Lil Durk instead. 

He is a combination of singer, songwriter, and rapper by profession, making his net worth $3 million.

Net worth$3 million
Income sourceMusic, advertisement

Age & Height

  1. His son, Lil Durk, is 28 years old.
  2. His son is 5 feet 7 inches, which makes him 1.702 meters tall.

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Updated On Fri Jan 22 2021 Published On Wed Jan 20 2021 By shaumya

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