The young American rapper, Instagram sensation, former Vine superstar, and aspiring comedian Lil TerRio, rose to stardom for his viral dance video “Ooh Kill ‘Em.”
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
TeRio Harshaw is a native of Riverdale, Georgia, where he was born under the Leo zodiac sign on 29 July 2007, making him 15 years old as of 2022. His mother was a hairdresser in Georgia; who raised him alongside his older brother and younger sister, Mikayla, all by herself. He hasn’t revealed the name of his dad, his whereabouts, and his profession. It is reported that his family struggled financially during his childhood days. He follows the Christianity religion.
Harshaw attended a local elementary school in Riverdale, but hasn’t revealed where he attends high school.
Hobbies and Facts
TerRio’s dance is very popular and many athletes such as DeSean Jackson, John Wall, and Tavon Austin have performed it while celebrating their victories.
He is very physically active, and enjoys playing basketball together with his friends. His best-loved NBA stars are Lebron James and the late Kobe Bryant.
TerRio is also a culinary enthusiast, who likes sampling various dishes whenever he tours a new destination. However, he‘s very careful with what he eats, and avoids junk food and sweets.
The young rapper is also a huge fan of traveling and his career has seen him touring many US states.
He’s also a huge fan of photography, and goes to photoshoots regularly.
Moreover, he enjoys dancing and is very good at it – he’s danced with many celebrities such as Tavon Austin.
Vine was the main means of entertainment before the current social media platforms became popular. Harshaw’s cousin, Maleek, recorded him dancing to the song “Oooh Kill ‘Em” and posted the recording on Vine, which attracted millions of viewers, and which saw him rise to stardom instantly. Moreover, many celebrities recreated his video, and shared it on their social media handles, which increased his fame significantly. TerRio’s rising fame saw him discovered by the Miamian manager, Herbert ’Dooney’ Battle, who later began managing him. Dooney is the founder and the CEO of Tha Lights Global record label, and his clients include Lil Pump and Dominic Fike.
Songs and Collaborations
Lil TerRio released his first rap song, “Drippin’” in 2018, then released two more songs, “Haters” and “No Love” in 2019, and in 2020 two hit songs, “Fly Away” and “Pop My Shit”. performing the latter with the famous Atlantic musician and hip-hop artist, Street Bud, who is currently 13 years old. Bud, whose real name is Jeremiah, rose to prominence in 2018 when he won the fourth season of the reality show “The Rap Game,” which aired on Lifetime.
In 2021, he partnered with two more artists, Tootie Raww and Kid Saiyan to compose the hit song “Young, Wild & Reckless.” Kid Saiyan (King Harris) is the son of the legendary rapper, T.I. and Tameka Harris, and was born on 25 August 2004, making him 18 years old. He’s an Instagram sensatio,n and is popular for his songs “Wild ROCKSTARS,” “Bussdown,” and “New King of the South,” among others. On the other hand, Tootie Raww, whose real name is Torrence Hatch Jr., is a famed youthful singer, Instagram star, and YouTuber, who was born on 6 August 2003 (19 years old). He’s famous for his 2022 songs, “MAD MAN,” “Slide Then,” “Niggas Ain’t Fucking Wit Me,” and “Opp Pack,” among others. Tootie is the son of the rapper Boosie Badazz and his wife Walnita Decuir ,and was raised together with sisters Iviona and Tarlaysia Hutch.
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Harshaw’s talent has seen him invited to appear in many reality talent shows. He’s managed by Jon Barclan, who handles his offers, finance, shows, and daily life. He’s appeared in several commercials together with celebrities – he previously featured in Samsung Commercial with the NBA star LeBron James, who performed his “Ooh Kill ‘Em” dance in it – this increased his fame significantly. He’s also appeared in numerous music videos.
Social Media Presence
Lil TerRio is highly active on TikTok. with over 400,000 fans and more than five million likes. He is also very popular on Instagram (@lilTerRio) and has around 875,000 followers. He launched his YouTube channel, LilTerRioVEVO on 12 May 2014 and now has over 10,000 subscribers. However, he has only uploaded one music video, “Lil TerRio – Oooh Killem ft. Polo, KayLuv, Kidd Willie,” which now has over 2.1 million views.
TerRio is still very young, and is probably single and focusing on his education and career. He hasn’t revealed much about his personal life, but is known to be very close to his mother and two siblings.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Harshaw is of Afro-American roots, and has a pair of dark-brown eyes and black hair. He weighs approximately 210lbs (95kgs) and is 5ft 8ins (1.7m) tall, however, the young rapper is at his developmental stage, and his body measurements ought to change any time from now.
Weight Loss Journey at Streetz2fitnes
TerRio has been on a weight loss journey, and has changed his diet completely, intending to lose 150lbs. He previously revealed that he’d indulged in unhealthy eating habits for over 13 years risking dying early, which made him very committed to shedding excess weight in 2021. He trains under Kipp Luster, who is the founder of the mental health and fitness brand, Streetz2fitness. Previously in 2021, he lost nearly 130lbs in two months – from 360lbs to 230lbs, achieved by indulging in high-intensity interval training at least six times per week, and has documented his weight loss journey on Instagram. His trainer, Kipp, had curated a custom meal plan that was high in fiber and proteins and low in carbs, which was very helpful for him. He previously revealed that he intends to use his fame to influence kids to work out regularly to avoid obesity, which poses a serious health risk.
Lil TerRio has become very popular at a young age, and has also accumulated good fortune from his internet career. He’s amassed a net worth of around $850,000 from his brand endorsement deals and social media sponsorships.