• India Royale is an Instagram model and social media star
• She rose to prominence in 2017 when it was revealed she was the girlfriend of Lil Durk
• India has 4.5 million Instagram followers and 1.5 million followers on TikTok
• She has six children and is engaged to Lil Durk
• Lil Durk is a rapper with a net worth of over $40 million
Who is India Royale?
An Instagram model and social media star, India Royale came into the limelight after it was revealed that she is the new girlfriend of the rapper and singer-songwriter Durk Derrick Banks, better known by his stage name, Lil Durk.
India was smart enough to take advantage of her sudden popularity, so she launched her own cosmetics line. Also, she’s managed to take her modeling career to a higher level, by collaborating with famous brands, such as FashionNova.
To find out more interesting facts about India, let us introduce you to this internet sensation.
Early life, family, and education
Born India Cox under the zodiac sign of Pisces on 9 March 1995, she will soon celebrate her 27th birthday. India is a native of Chicago, Illinois USA, holds American nationality, and her ethnicity is African-American. She was raised in her hometown by her parents, about whom nothing is known, but alongside her three siblings, whose privacy she also respects, and thus hasn’t shared their names and occupations.
When it comes to India’s educational background, she attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2013, she enrolled at Robert Lindblom Math & Science Academy, however, it’s unclear if she obtained her college degree.
Rose to prominence
In 2017, rumors circulated that Lil Durk was dating a stunning model whose identity was unknown at the time. India posted several photos of herself and Lil Durk on her Instagram profile, and when people realized that she was the one who’d stolen the rapper’s heart, her follower count skyrocketed.
A few months later, India launched her beauty line, India Royale Cosmetics, then on 6 March 2018, India launched her eponymous YouTube channel, which today is been subscribed to by nearly 500,000 people. All of her videos combined have gained over 10 million views – her videos mostly feature her tips about lifestyle, motherhood, and make-up.
India’s Instagram account is followed by over 4.5 million people, and she uses this social media platform to promote her cosmetic line, as well as her collaborations with fashion brands. She’s the current ambassador of Fashion Nova.
India is also active on TikTok, and her profile has gained 1.5 million followers, while her videos have amassed 15 million likes.
India established her Twitter account in May 2022, which is being followed by nearly 10,000 people.
Love life, kids
As mentioned, India and Lil Durk began their love story in 2017. In October of the following year, India gave birth to their daughter Willow Banks, however, Willow isn’t India’s first child. From her previous relationship with an unidentified man, she has a daughter, named Sky, born in 2014.
When it comes to India and Lil Durk, the two have been in an on-and-off relationship all these years – he proposed to her in December 2021, asking the famous question while he was performing on stage at his concert held in Chicago.
Lil Durk thanked India for her support, and said that he loves her to death before he asked her to be his wife. India said ‘yes’ and the crowd began cheering.
The two had a lavish, red-themed engagement party in March 2022. Although there were some rumors that the two broke-up, as of February 2023, they are still together.
Due to her appearance, India is often the target of gossip, many of which are about face and body surgeries, which she’s allegedly had. Some photos are circulating on the internet showing her face and body before surgeries, and many believe that she had plastic surgery in 2020; India hasn’t commented about these assumptions. If you’ve wondered about her measurements, she’s 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall and weighs around 135lbs (61kgs), with vital statistics of 34-25-38.
As a fashion model and a successful businesswoman, India has accumulated decent wealth for herself. According to sources, as of early 2023, her net worth has been estimated at over $7 million. Perhaps you would like to know that her fiancée, Lil Durk, has a net worth reputedly over $40 million, at least according to his statement on Twitter; he says that his record label has brought him this amount of money.
Briefly about Lil Durk
The rapper is also a Chicago native, and was born under the zodiac sign of Libra on 19 October 1992; he recently celebrated his 30th birthday. Lil Durk gained fame with his mixtape “Signed to the Streets” back in 2013, and his debut album “Remember My Name” brought him international recognition.
His upbringing was hard, as his father was in prison, and his mother worked various jobs to bring food to the table, which often wasn’t enough. Lil Durk had a brother named Dontay also known as ‘DThang’, but who was killed outside a Chicago nightclub on 6 June 2021.
Lil Durk says he’s no longer mentioning the dead in his songs or performing songs with their name in them. 👀 Thoughts? pic.twitter.com/0Hx3rJDUY9
— No Jumper (@nojumper) August 5, 2021
Speaking of his personal life, Lil Durk became a father for the first time aged 17, when his then-girlfriend, Nicole Covone gave birth to their son they named Angelo. At that time, he dropped out of high school and joined a street gang, but after his son was born, focused on his music career.
In 2013, Nicole gave birth to their second child, a daughter they named Bella, however, soon after her birth, Lil Durk and Nicole separated. A few months later, Lil Durk had a son named Zayden, with an unnamed woman,
His fourth child was born in 2014, and was a boy named Du’mier. Lil Durk has a daughter named Skyler, whose mother is allegedly his ex-girlfriend, Tameka Kute. As mentioned, India gave birth to his sixth child, Willow, and both of them stated that they want to have more children together.
When it comes to Lil Durk’s love life, before his engagement to India, he was in a long-term relationship with Nicole Covone, and then from 2014 to 2016 in a relationship with Dej Loaf, a female rapper, whose real name is Deja Monet Trimble. He’s also been romantically linked to celebrities such as Slim Danger and Takala W.