Born on September 6, 1996, Diego Leanos known professionally as Lil Xan, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Redlands, California. He is best known for his breakout hit, platinum certified “Betrayed”, which peaked at no. 64 on the BillboardHot 100. His stage name is derived from the name of the prescription drug Xanax. Leanos began to gain recognition through platforms such as SoundCloud and YouTube.
Leanos was poor and lived in motels most of his childhood. He attended Redlands East Valley High School, but dropped out of high school in his freshman year, and spent several years at home unemployed. Leanos took a job as a street cleaner and sold drugs before he began rapping.
Is Lil Xan married or single? Who is Lil Xan dating now?
Leanos started dating singer and actress Noah Cyrus on June 30, 2018.The couple released the collaboration “Love or Die” in August 2018.
- Full Name: Diego Leanos
- Real Name:Diego Leanos
- Nick Names: Lil Xan
- Birthday: September 6, 1996
- Age: 22
- Birth Place: Redlands, California, U.S
- School : Redlands East Valley High School
- College/University: N/A
- Education: N/A
- Profession: Rapper, singer, songwriter
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: Mexican
- Religion: N/A
- Zodiac: Vigro
- Known for: his breakout hit, platinum certified “Betrayed”
- Net Worth : $250 thousand
- Salary: Unknown
- Height: 5 feet 8 inches
- Weight: 60 kg
- Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
- Dress Size: N/A
- Chest Size: N/A
- Waist Size: N/A
- Arm/ Bicep Size: N/A
- Body Type: Unkown
- Hair Color: N/A
- Eye Color: N/A
- Genres : Hip hop, trap, cloud rap, emo rap SoundCloud, rap
- Associated acts: Steven Cannon, Aris Ray, Julian Dova, Oohdem Beatz, Dylan Cupido, Charli XCX, Diplo, Noah Cyrus
- Labels : Columbia
- Father: N/A
- Mother: N/A
- Sister: N/A
- Brother: Jordan
- Wife\Spouse: Unknown
- Girlfriend/Dating/Affairs: Actress Noah Cyrus
- Children: Unknown
Facts/ Controversy/ Scandal
- Leanos was born in Redlands, California to Mexican parents.
- Leanos was poor and lived in motels most of his childhood.
- He attended Redlands East Valley High School, but dropped out of high school in his freshman year, and spent several years at home unemployed.
- Leanos took a job as a street cleaner and sold drugs.
- He eventually had his camera stolen, and chose to begin rapping in lieu of investing in a new camera.
- Leanos began to gain recognition through platforms such as SoundCloud and YouTube.
- His popularity grew after the release of the music video for his song “Betrayed” in August 2017.
- The song peaked at no. 64 on the Billboard Hot 100.
- Leanos made headlines in 2018 when during an interview he rated the late rapper Tupac Shakur only a “2” [out of 9] and called his music boring. After the incident fellow rapper Waka Flocka Flame claimed on Twitter that Leanos is “banned from hip hop”. However, Leanos later paid tribute to Tupac by playing the song “California Love”.
- Leanos was formerly addicted to Xanax, along with opiates and other benzodiazepines, but he was able to quit the drug after two years of addiction.