Nathan John Feuerstein is an American rapper, singer, record producer, and songwriter, who goes by the stage name “NF”. NF has several songs and albums to his name.
He blew after the release of the album entitled “Perception” in 2017, which pushed him to the limelight. The album was an instant success and it marked the turning point of his career.
At the time the song was released, it reached the #1 spot on the U.S. Rap chart and Billboard 200 chart, and it was certified platinum. NF has several albums to his name.
In 2016, he released “Therapy Session“, which reached the number one position on the US Christian Albums chart and US Rap chart. Also, the song made it to #12 on the Billboard 200 chart.
NF’s single “Let You Down” made it to the #1 spot on the US Christian chart and #6 and #12 on the US R&B/Hip-hop chart and Billboard Hot 100 respectively. The song made it to the top 10 list in other countries such as the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland, Australia, Norway, and Sweden.
NF is a talented artist and is one of the leading gospel rappers. He organized rap concerts from time to time and released hit singles and albums.
NF’s net worth is estimated to be around $8 million. This article will show you the biography, and earnings, and provide more insights about the Michigan-born rapper.
|Real Name||Nathan John Feuerstein|
|Birth Place||Gladwin, Michigan, United States|
|Date Of Birth||30 March 1991|
|Age||32 years old|
|Height||1.83m (6’ 0”)|
|Weight||72 kg or 178 lbs|
|Education||Gladwin High School (2009)|
|Hair Colour||Light Brown|
|Spouse||Bridgette Doremus (m. 2018)|
|Children||Beckham John Feuerstein|
|Profession||Rapper, singer, songwriter|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
Early Life, Education, and Biography
NF, born as Nathan John Feuerstein, was born on March 30, 1991, in Gladwin, Michigan. Nathan was raised in a broken home because his parents got divorced while he was very young.
He lived with his sisters and together, they were raised by their mother, who was an opioid addict. At some point, NF spent some of his childhood years with his father because his mother’s boyfriend abused him at the time. He was enrolled in Gladwin High School and graduated in 2009.
While in high school, NF maintained contact with his mother. However, he was uncomfortable when the court ordered their telephone conversation to be monitored by a social worker.
Sadly, NF’s mother passed away in 2009 and his song “How Could You Leave Us” was dedicated to her. His music career began after he completed his high school education. Apart from music, he had a keen interest in basketball. Consequently, he joined the school basketball team and was an active player.
He also joined the Fine Arts Festival organized by a church in Canton, Michigan. He developed a knack for music and set up to make an album.
Career and Awards
NF’s professional music career officially started in 2010 after the release of his debut album dubbed “Moment”. The album was released under the stage name “NF”, which is his initials.
Moments received positive responses from critics and industry executives. He also released a song titled “Alone”, which featured the likes of Brooke Griffith and Tommee Profitt.
His turning point arrived when he released “Therapy Session,” which took his career to greater heights. Therapy Session was a hit in the United States; it made it to the #12 position on the US Billboard 200.
At the time when people were beginning to appreciate his talent and skill, NF dropped a bigger album “Perception”, which got him international mainstream attention.
Perception is NF’s third studio album and it was released on October 6, 2017, by Capitol Records in conjunction with Caroline Records and NF Real Music.
The tracklist of the album is as follows:
- Intro III.
- 10 Feet Down (featuring Ruelle).
- Green Lights.
- Let You Down.
- My Life.
- If You Want Love.
- Remember This.
- 3 A.M.
- One Hundred.
Apart from Perception, NF has dropped other studio albums. One of his albums “Let You Down” peaked at #12 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and internationally, it reached the #10 position.
NF has won several awards and received nominations for his work. His album “Therapy Session” was awarded Rap/Hip-Hop Album of the Year at the 2016 GMA Dove Awards. The song “Oh Lord” also won the Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year in the GMA Dove Awards.
His song “Let You Down” won 1 Billion Total Audience Spins on iHeartRadio Stations in the 2018 iHeartRadio Titanium Awards.
The song, “I Just Wanna Know” was nominated in the Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year category at the 2016 GMA Dove Awards but didn’t win. NF was nominated in the Best New Pop Artist category in the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards.
- Moments (2010).
- Mansion (2015).
- Therapy Session (2016).
- Perception (2017).
- The Search (2019).
- Hope (2023).
NF is married to Bridgette Feuerstein and they have a son together.
NF Net Worth
NF’s meteoric rise in the music industry is a testament to the good music he makes. Despite his psychological problems, the rapper finds a way to deliver. NF has a net worth of $8 million. He is signed with a Christian record company in the United States.
NF is a source of inspiration to Christian rappers looking to make it in the music industry. As you know, the American music industry is competitive, with hits popping every corner. However, Nathan Feuerstein has carved a niche for himself in Christian music. While he refuses to be associated as a gospel or Christian rapper, NF claims to make music for everyone.
NF makes his money from music sources, which include streaming royalties, publishing, concerts, shows, and live performances. He could also charge artists to have him record a verse on their songs.
What’s even more creative is that NF earns his income from other sources apart from music. The rapper has an online store where he sells his own merch.