Dwayne Michael Turner-All About Lil Wayne’s Father: His Bio

December 15, 2022   | December 15, 2022  | 
Quick Facts
Full Name Dwayne Michael Turner
Popular Name Dwayne
Birth Place United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Father N/A
Mother N/A
Siblings N/A
Profession N/A
Net Worth Few hundred thousand
Height 6ft
Weight 80kg
Body Measurement 46-42-40
Gender Identity Male
Marital Status N/A
Children Lil Wayne

Dwayne Michael Turner is mostly known for being the father of famous American rapper Lil Wayne. Wayne is widely recognized for his song Walk In from his 2004 album The Carter.

Dwayne, on the other hand, is a very private guy who hasn’t appeared much in front of the media. He left Wayne and his mother when Wayne was just a child. How old was he?

To know more about Dwayne, stick with us till the end.

Who is Dwayne Michael Turner?

As mentioned earlier, he is the father of popular American rapper Lil Wayne. Unfortunately, Dwayne is a very private guy and hasn’t shared much information about his age or the name of his parents.

Dwayne Michael Turner's son is considered as one of the greatest rappers of all time.
Lil Wayne was born in 1982.

On the other hand, his son was born on September 27, 1982, in New Orleans, California, United States. As of 2023, he is currently 40 years of age. 

Talking about Michael’s ethnicity, he is African-American. As for his nationality, he is an American.

What Does Dwayne Michael Turner Do For A Living?

Similar to his parents, Dwayne has decided not to talk much about his professional life with the media. Thus, we have no idea what he does for a living.

According to some online sources, he used to work in a restaurant. However, he hasn’t claimed the rumors so we aren’t sure whether the rumors are true or not. 

Whatever he is doing, we just hope he is happy.

His Son His A Popular Rapper

Lil Wayne is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record executive. His career began in 1995 when, at the age of 12, rapper Birdman signed him to Cash Money Records, making him the label’s youngest artist.

Dwayne Michael Turner's son has received many awards for his talents.
Lil Wayne with Nicki Minaj and Drake.

Wayne became the face of Cash Money Records from that point on until June 2018, when he parted ways with the business. He has frequently been mentioned as one of the best rappers of all time. According to XXL, he is one of the most influential hip-hop musicians of his generation. 

Dwayne Michael Turner Got Married To Jacida Carter: His Wife and Relationship 

Early in the 1980s, Dwayne married his wife Jacida Carter. After their marriage, Dwayne moved in with her in Uptown’s Hollygrove, in the 17th Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana. Likewise, his spouse was a chef.

As discussed previously, on September 27, 1982, Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., better known as Lil Wayne, was born to the couple. Jacida was 19 years of age when she gave birth to Wayne. 

However, the former couple got separated in 1984 just a few years after their marriage. Lil Wayne was just 2 years old when his parents divorced. 

After their separation, Turner started living on his own. On the other hand, his ex-wife got married to Reginald “Rabbit” McDonald. As of 2023, Reginald has passed away.

Lil Wayne Changed His Name

Wayne’s real name was Dwayne Michael Carter Jr but he eventually adopted the name Lil Wayne and has become well-known with it. Katie Couric of CBS asked him why he changed his name during an interview. He answered:

“I dropped the D because I’m a junior and my father is living and he’s not in my life, and he’s never been in my life. So I don’t want to be Dwayne, I’d rather be Wayne”

Asked if his biological father was aware of this, he replied, “He knows now.”

Dwayne’s son and he don’t get along well. Instead, his son regards Reginald “Rabbit” McDonald, his stepfather, as his real father and has a tattoo of the man on his body.

Dwayne Micheal Turner’s Son Tried Killing Himself

Lil has been rapping since he was young and is currently regarded as one of the best rappers in the world. People frequently ask about the wound on his chest, which is something he always has on display. He kept it a secret and said it was an accident.

But in 2018, he made the decision to talk about his injury because he felt it was time to come clean.

At age 12, he made an attempt at his life. He made an attempt at suicide using his mother’s gun. He did it since his mother had forbidden him from rapping. The wound was a bullet mark. He took a gunshot to the chest, yet he lived since the bullet missed his heart. 

Lil Wayne Love Affair And Children

At first, Lil was in a relationship with a woman named Toya. The former couple met in high school. Shortly after their first meeting, the former duo started dating each other. When Wayne was only 16, he and Toya had their first kid. They were married for just a few years.

After that, he began dating Nivea in 2002, but their relationship terminated a year later. They gave their romance another opportunity and reconciled in 2009, but they later went their separate ways.

In addition, Wayne dated Christina Milian in 2014. At first, they kept their relationship a secret. After one year of dating, they ended their relationship.

His Other Relationship And His Children

After Christina, he then started dating the model, La’Tecia Thomas. They were also engaged, however, they subsequently broke it off. 

As of 2022, he is presently seeing a woman named Denise Bidot. They started dating one another in 2020.

From his different marriages and relationship, Wayne fathers four children named Reginae Carter, Dwayne Carter III, Kameron Carter, and Neal Carter.

Lil Wayne Had A Serious Injury in 2011

Wayne travels to different locations for his concerts. In 2011, he was in St. Louis for his concert. 

After his concert, he saw some skaters and he wanted to skate as he was interested in skating himself. Unfortunately, he fell and suffered a serious head wound close to his left eye.

He was taken right away to the hospital’s emergency room. After that injury, he had nine stitches in his skull. Despite being hurt, he went to the MTV award ceremony and was nominated for his album’s release.

Dwayne Micheal Turner’s Net Worth

Talking about his net worth, he has an estimated wealth of a few hundred thousand. On the other hand, his son has an estimated net worth of $150 million.

FAQ About Dwayne Micheal Turner

Does He Smoke?

Yes, Dwayne smokes cigarettes.

Does Dwayne Drink?

Yes, he likes alcohol.

Has Micheal Ever Cheated?

Maybe, he has cheated.

Does Turner Have A Tattoo?

No, he doesn’t have tattoos

Does He Have Mental Health Issues?

No, Micheal doesn’t have mental health issues.

What Type Of Cars Does Dwayne Drive?

He drives an exotic car.

How Many Businesses Does Micheal Own?

Micheal doesn’t own any business.

Does Turner Work Out?

Yes, he works out.

Does Micheal Have Any Phobia?

No, Turner doesn’t have any phobia.

Where Does He Live?

He lives in the United States.