King Von

King Von's Net Worth as of May 2024 is $750 Thousand

Quick Facts of King Von

Net Worth$750 Thousand
SalaryNot Known
Height5 ft 9 in
Date of BirthAugust 9, 1994

Dayvon Daquan Bennett, better known by his stage name King Von, was an American rapper, singer, and composer. He became well-known for his rapping abilities and music CDs.

He was a part of the record labels “Empire Distribution” and “Only the Family” founded by famed rapper Lil Durk. He maintained contact with his admirers through his Instagram account, @kingvonfrmdao, and his Twitter account, @KingVonFrmdaWic.

King Von’s Bio, Age

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King Von, who was born on August 9, 1994, was roughly 26 years old when he died on November 6, 2020. He was born and reared in an impoverished family in Chicago, Illinois, before moving to Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. He claimed to be an American national who practiced Christianity. He belonged to the African-American ethnic group. He received his early education in a local private school in his hometown, as well as high school at Hyde Park Academy, where he graduated alongside his fellow rapper, G Herbo. He became interested in rapping while in the company of G Herbo and chose to pursue a career as a rapper.

Von went to jail for the first time when he was 16 years old. This would be the start of a lengthy string of legal woes for him. He was detained in 2014 in connection with a shooting that left one person dead and two others injured. He was cleared of all accusations in the end. Following that, he concentrated on his music career, teaming with Lil Durk. Von attended South Suburban College in South Holland, Illinois, and obtained some college credits before his incarceration for the allegations (he earned his GED while being in juvenile). He also joined the Black Disciples street gang during this time.

King Von’s Family, Girlfriend

Mr. Walter E. Bennett, King Von’s father, was a businessman who was shot and killed when Von was only 11 years old. Mrs. Taesha was his mother’s name, and she was a homemaker.
His father gave him six half-siblings while his mother gave him three siblings.
King Von was single at the time. At the time, he was neither engaged nor dating anyone. He was previously linked to Asian Doll, a female rapper from the United States. They were both encouraging of one another. Shaeniya Robinson was a dear friend of his. He was also supposed to be the father of two children by his ex-girlfriend, but he never confirmed this.

King Von’s Career

King Von’s tune “Crazy Story” became his breakout single after fellow rapper Lil Durk signed him to his Only the Family label on December 6, 2018,
Von’s girlfriend, rapper Asian Doll, created a music video for her song “Grandson” about the artist on Valentine’s Day 2019, in which Von appeared.
In May 2019, Lil Durk’s “Crazy Story 2.0” was released, followed by a music video on May 20, 2021, which peaked at number four on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart. A third version of the track, titled “Crazy Story Pt. 3,” was released on September 13, 2019. “Like That,” a collaboration between Lil Durk and King Von, was released on July 9, 2019. Von released his single “What It’s Like” on September 2, 2019. The song was later included on his first album, Grandson, Vol. 1. Von released his 15-track mixtape Grandson, Vol. 1 on September 19, 2019, which features Lil Durk on two tracks. The album debuted at 75th on the Billboard 200 and 27th on the Hip Hop/R&B albums chart. Von released his single “2 A.M.” on November 16, 2019. Von released his single “Rollin” featuring YNW Melly on November 29, 2019, along with a music video. One of his most popular songs is Nugget. It was included on his mixtape, Levon James, which debuted at number 63 on the Billboard 200 on March 6, 2020. NLE Choppa, Tee Grizzley, G Herbo, Lil Durk, and YNW Melly, among others, have verses on the album. King Von released his track “Grandson for President” on April 29, 2020, and it was a hit. He followed that up with the release of a music video for Levon James’ song “Broke Opps.” On July 27, 2020, he released another track, “Why He Told,” followed by another hit single, “All These Niggas,” featuring Chicago rapper Lil Durk, which has over 21 million views on YouTube. On August 26, 2020, he released a new single called “How It Go.” King Von released “I Am What I Am” on October 9, 2020, featuring New York rapper Fivio Foreign. This single was published in advance of his debut studio album, Welcome to O’Block, which is set to be released on October 30, 2020. Chopsquad DJ, Tay Keith, Wheezy, and Hitmaka are among the artists featured on the 16-track CD. The Polo G collaboration “The Code,” which was released with a music video, is included on the album. Lil Durk released his album The Voice on December 24, 2020, as a tribute to King Von, who features on the record cover and in the song “Still Trappin’.”

King Von stated in February 2022 that his first posthumous album, “What It Means to Be King,” would be released on March 4, 2022.

King Von’s Height, Weight

King Von was a charming and dashing young man with a sophisticated and handsome appearance. With outstanding body measurements and a rhomboid muscular body type, he had a strong and appealing physique.

He stood about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighed around 68 kilograms. He had short, fashionable black hair, as well as searing black eyes that were both attractive and intriguing.

King Von’s Legal Issues

Bennett was arrested and placed into the Cook County jail on November 21, 2012, for unlawful possession of a handgun. Bennett was arrested on July 24, 2014, in connection with a shooting that killed Malcolm Stuckey and injured two other persons in May 2014. Bennett was charged with one count of first-degree murder and two charges of attempted first-degree murder. The incident occurred at 5700 South Lasalle Street in Englewood, Illinois. All accusations were dropped in 2017 after witnesses failed to testify. Bennett and Lil Durk (real name Durk Banks) was arrested in Atlanta in June 2019 in connection with a shooting. Bennett and his co-defendant Banks were in front of a judge for a probable cause hearing in a Fulton County courtroom. On February 5, 2019, prosecutors alleged the two men robbed and shot a man outside a prominent Atlanta drive-in. The two rappers were released on $250,000 and $300,000 bail, respectively, after weeks in jail. Bennett was charged with the April 2014 murder of Gangster Disciples member Gakirah “K.I.” Barnes, according to documents published by the Chicago Police Department in July 2021. In his lyrics, King Von frequently made disparaging references to Gangster Disciples member Shondale “Tooka” Gregory’s death, such as in the song “All These Niggas” featuring Lil Durk.

King Von’s Death

Bennett and his group were involved in an incident with Quando Rondo’s gang outside of the Monaco hookah lounge in Atlanta, Georgia, on November 6, 2020, at around 2:15 a.m. Bennett was shot many times during the altercation, which swiftly escalated into gunfire. He was then airlifted to a hospital in critical condition, where he died later that day at the age of 26. Two people were slain, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Six people were injured, with one of them being arrested for the murder of King Von while receiving treatment for a gunshot wound. Timothy Leeks, also known as Lul Timm, a rapper, was identified as the suspect. King Von was buried in Chicago, Illinois on November 14, 2020.

King Von’s Legacy

Bennett was honored during the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards’ In Memoriam montage.

In August 2021, artist Chris Devins painted a mural of King Von in Parkway Gardens, Chicago (where Von was from). It was intended to be a memorial to the late rapper. The artwork, however, sparked debate among Chicago locals, with some claiming that it would draw gang-related crime to the region and that it glorified gang brutality. The mural was suggested to be removed or moved to a different location.

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