Danielle Bregoli adopted the stage name Bhad Bhabie. But people still recognize her by the original name Danielle Bregoli. Born in 2003, she is an American rapper and internet personality. Danielle burst onto the fame world with an episode of Dr. Phil in September 2016. Her phrase “Catch me outside, how about that” went viral. It is now a viral meme and catchphrase.
In 2017, she was the youngest female rapper to appear on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Bhad Bhabie got there with the debut single These Heaux. After that, she signed a deal with Atlantic Records. And then expanded that deal into a reality show, a makeup brand, tours, and music career. In the fall of 2018, she released her first mixtape.
Career Ups and Downs
Danielle first appeared in a Dr. Phil episode. She appeared in the segment “I want to give up my car-stealing, knife-wielding, twerking 13-year old daughter who tried to frame me for a crime”. Bregoli and her mother discussed her behavior, including stealing a crew member’s car during the filming of the episode.
She got irritated at the audience laughing at her. And she responded by saying “Catch me outside, how about that”, jokingly challenging them to fight her outside the studio. Because of her accent, the phrase sounded like “Cash me ousside, how bout dah”. And that meme went viral. Many people still know her as the Cash Me Outside Girl.
In February 2017, she reappeared on the show, this time without a studio audience. Her first appearance resulted in a meme, catchphrase, and a single base on the clip. DJ Suede released a remix that appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. And the song led to a series of dance videos that made their way onto YouTube.
Bregoli and her mother sued three companies for intellectual property rights. She also threatened to sue Walmart for using the phrase on T-shirts.
The same year, she signed with music manager Adam Kluger. He was the one who said, “Don’t bet the horse, bet the jockey”. He explained to her that she can earn a lot of money through the backlash. Everybody bashed her. In the summer of 2017, she released These Heaux single, pronouncing it “hoes”. It reached Number 77 on the Billboard Hot 100. She was the youngest female rap artist to debut on the music chart. Thanks to the success of the single, she got a deal from Atlantic Records. Bhad Bhabie signed a multi-album recording contract.
Her remix on the Whachu Know single received 3 million views in just the first 24 hours. In November 2017, she released a couple of more singles. Danielle rapped bout her past and the appearance on Dr. Phil.
In March 2018, she celebrated her birthday with a new song called Gucci Flip Flops. And then she released two more songs by the end of April. The same month she went on a tour with Asian Doll.
In August 2018, she announced her mixtape with a guest appearance from Lil Yachty, YG, Lil Baby, and Asian Doll. By the end of the year, her tour went through the US, Australia, and New Zealand.
In January 2019, she released the single Babyface Savage with Tory Lanez and Bestie with Kodak Black. The music video for the song reached 20 million views in less than two months.
By this point, she also signed an endorsement deal with Copycat Beauty, promoting the products on social media. She earned a percentage of the sales for the six-month deal. The company’s sales spiked reaching 500,000 on the first day of the deal.
Bregoli starred in her own reality show, Bringing Up Bhabie. The first season run for 12 episodes, getting 10 million unique viewers in the first 24 hours.
In December 2019, she went on a social media hiatus. This was after posting a video wearing box braids. The video caused controversy over cultural appropriation. She ended the hiatus in February 2020.
Feuds and Controversy increase Popularity
Since the beginning, Danielle used the controversy to increase her popularity. Over the years, she got into altercations with many artists, including Iggy Azalea.
But her biggest altercation is with Woah Vicky. They even got into a fight at a studio. The beef started in 2017 after Danielle went after Vicky for a racist song. Since then, the go back and forth.
Danielle earns a lot of money from endorsements. She uses her fame and popularity to the fullest. It is no surprise Danielle Bregoli net worth is more than $4 million.
She signed a $1 million songwriting deal with Pulse Music Group. Bhad Bhabie will earn 70% of future record sales profit.
Thanks to her fame, she charges $40,000 for meet and greets sessions. For example, Rolling Loud Music Festival paid her to appear at the festival in 2018. They also hosted her birthday party.
In December 2018, she signed a deal with Snapchat to create a reality series for the social network.
And for her endorsement with Copycat Beauty, she got $900,000.
People refer to Danielle as the Cash Me Outside Girl. She doesn’t have a boyfriend. After all, she is just a teenage girl. Bhad Bhabie lives with her mother. Thanks to her Danielle Bregoli net worth of $4 million, she can afford a luxurious life. She also paid off her mother’s mortgage.