Danielle Bregoli, also known as Bhad Bhabie (pronounced “bad baby”), is an American social media phenomenon and rapper who gained fame after her appearance on Dr. Phil.
She was born on March 26, 2003, in Boynton Beach, Florida, USA as Danielle Peskowitz Bregoli. Her mother is of Italian descent and her father is Jewish.
Her parents, Barbara Ann Bregoli and Ira Peskowitz, separated when Danielle was an infant.
”Catch me outside”
Bregoli appeared with her mother on a Dr. Phil segment called ”I Want To Give Up My Car-Stealing, Knife-Wielding, Twerking 13-Year-Old Daughter Who Tried To Frame Me For A Crime” in 2016.
During the show, Danielle said to the audience – “Cash me outside, howbow dah?” Her mother later explained that on the streets, ”cash me outside” means she’ll go outside and do what she has to do. The phrase became a viral video meme and catchphrase. Danielle reappeared on Dr. Phil on February 10, 2017.
At the start of 2017, she was signed by Adam Kluger, the CEO of the Kluger Agency.
In July 2017, Bregoli was sentenced to five years’ probation for charges of filing a false police report, marijuana possession, and grand theft.
On August 24, 2017, she released the song ”These Heaux.” The song peaked at #77 on the Billboard Hot 100. With the release of ”These Heaux,” Bregoli has become the youngest female rap artist to debut on the music chart.
On September 22, 2017, Danielle released the song ”Hi Bich.” The song peaked at #68 on the Billboard Hot 100. At the start of 2018, she uploaded a remix of the song that featured Asian Doll, YBN Nahmir, and Rich the Kid.
On January 31, 2017, she started her YouTube channel (Bhad Bhabie). It has over 7.4 million subscribers and over 1.1 billion views.
On April 14, 2018, Bregoli started her international tour ”Bhanned in the USA Tour.” It ended in July 2019 in Amman, Jordan.
In June 2018, she released another single, called – “Trust Me” feat. Ty Dolla Sign.
In July 2018, she was reportedly interested in buying a property in Tarzana, a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of LA that is valued at around $5 million.
”Everyone lives with me, so I would have to buy a decent-sized house,” Bregoli said for TMZ. She continued: ”So probably like $5 million, maybe $4 million. I don’t wanna be ridiculous, but I don’t wanna be stingy.”
On September 18, 2018, Bregoli released her debut mixtape, titled -”15” via Atlantic Records. The mixtape featured Ty Dolla Sign, City Girls, YG, Asian Doll, Lil Yachty, and Lil Baby.
Also in 2018, Danielle was nominated for a Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Female Artist.
At the start of 2019, she released two singles: “Bestie” feat. Kodak Black and “Babyface Savage” feat. Tory Lanez.
In February 2019, her reality web series ”Bringing up Bhabie,” was released via Snapchat. Her bodyguard Frank Dellatto and her mother Barbara Ann also appeared in the series.
In May 2019, Danielle released a radio version of the song ”Bestie” with Megan Thee Stallion.
In July 2019, she signed a $1 million deal with Pulse Music Group.
In March 2020, actress Skai Jackson filed a restraining order against Bregoli.
In April 2020, Bregoli released the song ”That’s What I Said.”
In 2019, she reportedly dated YoungBoy NBA, an American rapper who is signed to Atlantic Records.
Danielle Bregoli is currently dating Yung Bans (real name – Vas Coleman), a rapper best known for his singles 4TSpoon, Right Through You, Dresser, Lonely, and Ridin.
Apparently, Bhad got Yung Bans’ name tattooed on her thigh. The tattoo reads “Vas.”
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”I’m grateful for everything, but I don’t wanna make it seem like I wouldn’t be able to survive without fame.”
”I wanna be the biggest I can be to my crowd, no matter what my crowd is.”
”I don’t really think I had to prove myself, I think I did prove myself.”
”I’ve always been a little brat annoying child. I think I’m always gonna be a nightmare, for sure.” (The Guardian)
”Everyone is always going to say something about me, but at the end of the day, it works for me.”
Some of her favorite rappers are:
- Kodak Black;
- Trippie Redd;
- Lil Pump.
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Danielle Bregoli – Net Worth
Bregoli earned most of her wealth from selling copies of her singles and mixtape. Her views on YouTube (1.1 billion) made her around $2.5 million, before taxes.
Danielle also made about $10 million from the first season of her reality show, which has over 10 million unique viewers in its first 24 hours. She also makes between $30k and $40k from meet-and-greets events with her fans.
She also has an endorsement deal with Copycat Beauty. According to Refinery29, Danielle received $900,000 from the partnership. Therefore, Danielle Bregoli has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
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