Zayden Banks is the son of American rapper, singer, and songwriter Lil Durk. His real name is Durk Derrick Banks.
Zayden currently goes to elementary school.
Why Zayden's dad doesn't want him on the streets
Durk is a father of 6 children. He was only 17 years old when he had his first child. Zayden is one of them, and his other five siblings are Skyler Banks (with Tameka Kute), Angelo Banks (with Nicole Covone), Willow Banks (with India Royale), Du'mier Banks (Mother unknown), and Bella Banks (with Nicole Covone).
Durk's childhood was full of crimes. He was part of theft and violence. His father was also part of crimes in Chicago.
His father abandoned Lil. He was only seven months old when his father abandoned him.
From that time, Durk thought of providing a good life for the ones he loved.
Zayden is the second child of Durk.
He has always given everything to provide for his kids, and he wants them to have everything that he did not have in his childhood.
Lil does not want his kids ever to be related to the streets and the crimes.
He has also revealed that he wants his kids to be smart. He wants them to read books and play games and sports.
He does not want them ever to know anything about gangs and the streets.
Lil has also revealed that he wants his children to live outside Chicago.
This is because gang activities are increasing in the city. He wants his children to live in a better environment.
Durk's father is still serving in jail.
Dontay Banks abandoned Lil Durk when he was young. Dontay had been part of crimes all his life.
He is currently serving two life sentences. There is almost no chance now that he will ever live a free life.
Lil Durk was arrested for gun violence and legal issues.
Dontay was convicted for a gun charge in the year 2011. It leads him to serve three months in prison. He was released, but he did not change himself.
This added another sentence for him of 87 days more.
His doings did not stop there. He was arrested with a loaded 40 caliber handgun. He was busted in his car by police. This happened in Chicago's South Green Lane.
He was charged with the illegal use of weapons and a bond of 100,000 dollars.
Founder of record label 'Only the Family.'
Durk did a joint venture called Only The Family in 2010. Other artists such as King Von and DoodieLo are also a part of this collective.
He has given hit albums and successful mixtapes. Signed to the Streets is also one of them, and it was released on 14th October 2013.
Collaborating with top artists
He is collaborating with mega artists such as Drake and Nicki Minaj. His success is clearly visible with the awards he has got.
He was nominated for the Billboard Awards recently.
His popularity in Apple Music is enormous too.
The lifestyle of Zayden Banks with his siblings
Durk's kids, Bella, Angelo, and Zayden, go to school and participate in many activities. This is exactly how Lil wanted his kids to be.
Angelo is the oldest son, and Bella Banks is the youngest daughter. Zayden is the middle child, but he is among the cutest.
Zayden recently attended his sister's event, a theatre play, where she was dressed as a blue butterfly. She was looking adorable in the dress.
Siblings often go to fun events, and recently they went to ice skating rings. They had a lot of fun.
The children seem well-mannered and are adorable to look at. It looks like Lil is doing a great job as a father.
Zayden and Angelo seem to love sports, especially basketball. Bella seems very charming, playful, and creative.
Durk has left no rocks unturned in raising his kids and providing a healthy and safe environment. A dad with a horrible past is giving everything to raise his kids the right way.
On November 5, 2015 Durk announced Zayden's birth via Facebook. Zayden has got a lot of attention, and people are curious to know about him.
Net worth and earnings
Durk's net worth is estimated to be $3 million. His sources and earnings are calculated below:
|Sales and tours||$500,000|
|Record label||$1 million copies|
|Annual earning||$3-$3.5 million|
Age and height
- Durk was born on October 19, 1992. It makes him 28 years old.
- His father's height is 5 feet, 11 inches.
- His birthplace is in Chicago, Illinois.
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