Lil Peep or “Gustav Elijah Åhr” (born November 01, 1996 – died November 15, 2017) was an American Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Model, and Social Media Star from Allentown, Pennsylvania. He initially gained fame for bringing an emo revival style of rap and rock music in the music industry.
He started his career releasing music on SoundCloud in 2014. The following year, Lil came out with his first extended play titled Garden on August 25, 2015.
Peep rose to fame after publishing several mixtapes such as Hellboy, Crybaby, Live Forever, etc. His collaborations with Lil Tracy for EPs named Castles and Castles II gave him immense popularity.
Furthermore, the singer released his debut studio album “Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 1” on August 15, 2017. It even topped at the no. 38 position on the Billboard 200 list.
Gustav’s single track “Falling Down”, featuring XXXTentacion obtained no. 13th rank on the Billboard Hot 100 list in October 2018. Some of his other popular works are
Death & Drug Overdose
On November 15, 2017, Gustav Elijah Åhr passed away at the young age of 21 just two weeks after his 21st birthday. According to a source, the rapper died due to an accidental overdose of fentanyl and Xanax.
His main death cause first revealed by the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner. The singer found dead on his tour bus when his manager went to check on him. He was in Tucson, Arizona for his musical tour.
Around 5:45 pm, Lil thought of getting a nap and his manager checked him twice. But when he went a third time to check on him, Gustav Elijah was not breathing. His manager performed CPR but the rapper died on the scene.
Due to his mental health issues, Peep was a frequent user of drugs. The musical artist even ingested psilocybin mushrooms and cannabis concentrate on his last day.
Early Life, Parents, Childhood & Siblings
Rapper, Lil Peep was born to his mom & dad on the 1st of November 1996 (age 21 years old, as of 2017) in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. Later, his parents shifted to Long Island, New York, USA.
The singers’ mother “Liza Womack” used to work as a teacher and his father “Karl Johan Åhr” is a college professor. They divorced each other when the artist was a teenager. He had a close relationship with Liza and even got a tattoo of her initials. He had a brother Karl “Oskar” Åhr.
As of education, Gustav Elijah Åhr attended Lindell Elementary School and Long Beach High School. However, he dropped out of high school and took online classes for a diploma. Shortly, the late artist began posting his music on YouTube and SoundCloud.
|Real Full Birth Name||Gustav Elijah Åhr.|
|Professional name||Lil Peep.|
|Profession||Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Model, and Social Media Star.|
|Famous for||his various works such as Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 1, Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 2, Lil Peep; Part One, Mall Musicc, Live Forever, etc.|
|Age (As of 2017)||21 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||November 01, 1996.|
|Date of Death||November 15, 2017.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA (but raised in Long Island, New York, USA).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Bisexual.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Scorpio.|
|House In||New York, USA.|
|Debut|| Album: Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 1 (August 15, 2017).|
Mixtape: Lil Peep; Part One (September 18, 2015).
Extended Play: Garden (August 25, 2015).
Single: Girls (2016).
|List of Albums/Other works||1. Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 1.|
2. Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 2.
3. Lil Peep; Part One.
4. Mall Musicc.
5. Live Forever.
9. In The Bedroom, I Confess.
11. Romeo’s Regrets.
12. Dead Broke.
15. California Girls.
16. Castles II.
18. Teen Romance.
|Labels||First Access and Columbia.|
|Social Media Account Stats|| Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lilpeep/?|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5′ 11″. |
Centimeters: 181 cm.
Meters: 1.81 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 70 Kg.|
Pounds: 154 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||43-30-36.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Tattoo details?||1. his first face tattoo, a broken heart.|
2. his mother’s name initials.
|Parents|| Father: Karl Johan Åhr.|
Mother: Liza Womack.
|Siblings||Brother: Karl “Oskar” Åhr.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Bella Thorne.|
|Highest Qualification||High School Drop-out.|
|School||1. Long Beach High School.|
2. Lindell Elementary School.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Will Smith.|
Actress: Megan Fox.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Greece|
|Love to do||Music, Travel, and Movies.|
|Favorite Food||Swedish Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$2-3 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||—|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Lil Peep
- The single, Falling Down, received Platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
- His second studio album “Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 2” debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 list.
- As of relationship, the singer dated his girlfriend “Bella Thorne” (American actress and singer) for a while. During that period, he even revealed that he was a bisexual in 2017.
- Later, he launched a romantic affair with his lover “Arzaylea Rodriguez” (Instagram Personality) around the time of his death.
- The former couple met each other on the Come Over When You’re Sober tour.
- Peep’s death also recorded on Instagram by his friend Bexey Swan. He believed that the rapper was asleep.
- The artist had more than 4.4+ million followers on Instagram account.
- Rapper, Lil Peep stood a good height of 1.81 meters (5 ft 11 in tall).
- He weighed around 154 lbs (70 kgs) but he was not a fitness enthusiast and never workout in the gym or followed any diet.