Chance the Rapper Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Awards.
Chance the Rapper, as he is professionally known as, is an American hip hop recording artist who gained fame for his rap style of music. Born as Chancelor Johnathan Bennett in Chicago, Illinois, Bennett since an early age had a passion for singing. He wanted to be a musician much against his father’s desire of him doing a white-collared job.
Chance the Rapper was born as Chancelor Johnathan Bennett on April 16, 1993 in West Chatham, Chicago, to Ken Williams Bennett.
His father, once an aide to former Chicago mayor and Senator, today serves as the deputy chief to Mayor Rahm Emanuel. He has a younger brother, Taylor Bennett, who is a rapper too.
Bennett attained his education from Jones College Prep High School. It was during his freshman year that he formed a hip hop duo ‘Instrumentality’ with a friend. His earliest performances came in at YOUmedia Lyricist Loft at Harold Washington Library.
He is a member of the group Save Money and is the lead vocalist of the band The Social Experiment. Chance the Rapper released his debut mixtape 10 Day in 2012.
He is notable for being one of the most successful un-signed musical artists of all time. He does not have a major label record deal and his success even caused the Grammys to make streaming albums eligible for awards.
His mixtape Acid Rap was released in 2013 and reached #26 on the US Heatseekers chart and #63 on the US R&B and Hip Hop Chart. Chance the Rapper released the mixtapes Free Based Freestyles (with Lil B) in 2015 and Coloring Book in 2016 which reached #8 on the Billboard 200 chart.
He was featured on the Justin Bieber song “Confident” which reached #1 in Denmark. Chance the Rapper has also appeared with artists such as Jeremih, R. Kelly, James Blake, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Young Thug, Future, T-Pain, Skrillex, Common, Madonna, Busta Rhymes, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.
On February 12, 2017, Chance the Rapper won three Grammys, Best New Artist, Best Rap Performance, and Best Rap Album. In July 2018, Chance acquired a hometown newspaper called Chicagoist. He is also dipping his toes into the acting world with some high profile film appearances slated.
- In November 2014, B Chance the Rapper was presented Chicago’s Outstanding Youth of the Year Award by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
- In January 2015, he was listed 7th on the Forbes 30 Under 30 2015 music list.
Bennett’s third mixtape, ‘Coloring Book’, received three Grammy nominations including the Best Rap Album. It became the first streaming-only album to ever receive a Grammy nomination.
As of 2020, Chance The Rapper net worth currently stands at $40 million. The question is, how did he amass such a huge net worth figure, yet he doesn’t sell his music and distribute his music freely on streaming sites?
Well, Chance The Rapper net worth figures have been as a result if lucrative festival gigs and arena dates. Don’t forget he has also collaborated with high profile artists in some of the high-profile songs such as “I’m the One” 2017. Another of Chance The Rapper net worth booster is endorsement deals with brands such as Kit Kat and Apple.