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Nav net worth: Navraj Singh Goraya, known professionally as Nav, is a rapper and record producer with a net worth of approximately $3 million dollars. 

Popular Canadian rapper, singer-songwriter, and producer, Nav, real name Navraj Singh Goraya, is a musician whose mainstream hit song, Myself, went viral in 2016. He had worked with various artists and their singles such as Drake with Back to Back in 2015 and Travis Scott’s Beibs in Traps a year later.

From co-producing other musicians’ songs to landing number one on the US Billboard with his own beats, learn how Nav began his career up to having a #1 album on the US Billboard 200.

Personal life and details

Nav’s real name is Navraj Singh Goraya and is of Punjabi-Indian descent. His parents were Sikhs, originally from Punjab, India. The rapper was born on November 3, 1989, in a multicultural neighborhood in Toronto, Canada. He’s 30 years of age as of today. Nav grew his interests and even received a boom box from his mother in third grade. Subsequently, his uncle, who’s a famous singer in Punjab, brought him to a studio which fueled Nav’s interest for music.

He grew up in Rexale for most of his life, a multicultural neighborhood with various races and ethnicities from Chinese to Jamaican.

In high school, Nav would make mash-ups and produce beats for local artists in Toronto. He used Sony's ACID Pro for his digital audio works and uploaded them on SoundCloud. Nav was soon discovered by the community and become popular for his beats on the music sharing website.

He left Toronto and moved to Mississauga after high school. Nav graduated from Metalworks Institute, a private college founded by Gil Moore of Canadian rock band Triumph, inductees to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame (CMHF).

He received his diploma with a course on Audio Production and Engineering in 2010.


Stage name: Nav

Occupation of Nav: Rapper

Real name: Navraj Singh Goraya

Birthday: November 3, 1989

Place of birth: Toronto, Canada

Net worth: $5 million (2020)

Music career

nav net worth
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Nav entered the mainstream scene in 2015 to produce other musicians’ albums before going flight on his own tracks. Long before this, the musician was into mixing and producing in the local community since 2008. From working with popular rappers to releasing his song, Take Me Simple, one wonders how Nav, navigates the music industry.

His genre is known to one as hip hop, trap, alternative, and R&B.

Early flight

Nav began his career as a music producer to Drake’s Back to Back, landing a spot at #21 on the US Billboard. The beats were a total hit having been nominated at the 58th Grammy Awards for Best Rap Performance early in 2016.

In September 2015, Nav released his song, Take Me Simple, on his SoundCloud account that has amassed over 10 million listeners. Onto 2016, he uploaded his song, Myself, that soon became his biggest hit that landed a spot on #5 at the Billboard’s R&B and Hip-hop Singles Charts. The song even earned him multiple cosigns including Kylie Jenner.

In 2016, Nav produced and even appeared on Travis Scott music video, Beibs in Traps. It earned them a platinum award after a million copies were sold.

Debut hits

In 2017, Nav started to see the peak of his career after signing with XO and Republic Records. He debuted his mixtape, NAV, including his song, Myself. He even partnered with rapper The Weeknd for the lead single, Some Way.

According to Metacritic, his songs were up to no par to today’s standards and ranked him with a score of 45/100. Likewise, Allmusic, NOW Magazine, and Exclaim shared the same views.

Six months later, he released his mixtape Perfect Timing, with Metro Boomin that peaked at #89 at the Canadian Hot 100. It was announced that he and Metro Boomin will be collaborating for Perfect Timing 2.

In 2018, he received a nomination as Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the JUNOS. Nave furthered his career by launching Reckless, featuring Travis Scott, Gunna, and Quavo among a few.

Nav’s song with Lil Uzi Vert, Wanted You, became Nav's first hit as the leading artist on the Billboard Hot 100.

In 2019, he received another two nominations at JUNOS Canada Music Awards. Afterward, Nav launched Bad Habits featuring Young Thug, The Weeknd, and Lil Durk among others, and won a spot at the US Billboard Top 200.

This 2020, Nav collaborated with Gunna and Travis Scott for the single, Turks, posed to become his leading charting hit on the Billboard Hot 100 at #17.

In May, Nav dropped his album, Good Intentions, and debuted #1 on the US Billboard 200.

Currently, he’s working with Virgil and Vlone for a merchandise collection related to his album, Good Intentions.

Nav Net Worth

Nav is mostly personal and secretive with his life and net worth assets. However, the media pointed out that he has an estimated net worth of $500,000 in 2017 and net asset values worth $5 million in 2020.

During his time, he produced five albums: Nav, Perfect Timing, Reckless, Bad Habits, and Good Intentions. The success of these hits amped up Nav net asset value worth to $5 million.

Awards and achievements

From 2018 to 2020, Nav was nominated three times for the Juno Awards as Rap Recording of the Year.


His mixtape, NAV, was nominated as Breakthrough Artist of the Year.


Once again, the album NAV was nominated at JUNOS for Fan Choice. Moreover, his album track, Reckless received nominations for Rap Recording of the Year also at JUNOS.


NAV was once mentioned again as Fan Choice. What's more, the rapper bagged two nominations – Rap Recording of the Year and Album of the Year – for Bad Habits.

Media spotlight

Nav received backlash from his listeners and critics at the height of his career. For instance, he used the “N” word for some of his songs like My Mind. He stated his reasons in an interview with Genius and vowed to drop the word on his future music collaborations.

In 2018, rapper Kid Buu accused Nav and Lil Uzi of plagiarizing his work with their hit, Wanted You. Nav’s manager confronted the dejected rapper for him only to admit that he was simply stirring controversy for attention.

Nav even became a meme in 2018 for his song, Yosemite, as his vocals were mixed at a low volume. This was indeed an error and later re-mixed after a week of releasing the song.

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