Nipsey Hussle Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Nipsey Hussle Net Worth – Nipsey Hussle was an American rapper who had a net worth of $8 million dollars at the time of his death in 2019.
He was born Ermias Asghedomon on August 15, 1985, in Los Angeles, California. Nipsey Hussle’s first mixtape, Slauson Boy Vol. 1, soon became the name of his own record label.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Born as Ermias Asghedom on the 15th of August 1985, in Los Angeles, California, Nipsey Hussle is noted globally for his rapping skills.
Details about his parent’s names are not anywhere close to the records but sources say that his father was an Eritrean immigrant to the United States while his mother is an African American.
He attended Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles but dropped out after he was accused of destroying one of the school’s property.
So, without direction, he wandered into the streets and was involved in a lot of neighborhood crimes.
In fact, he was an inmate at the LA County Lennox Sheriff department and incarceration; a juvenile facility. After he was released from jail, he joined the Rollin 60s Neighborhood Crips gang becoming a rapper.
Personal Life and Career
The rapper went ahead to release his first mixtape titled Slauson Boy Volume 1 in 2005. With the release of the album, he became one of the rappers to look out for in the whole of Los Angeles.
That big break also became the very platform he used in gaining a spot with the Cinematic Music Group and Epic Records.
Three years down the lane, Nipsey Hussle released two other mixtapes Bullets Ain’t Got No Name, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 and also went ahead to release his debut single, Hussle in the House (2009).
Shortly after that, his third mixtape; Bullets Ain’t Got No Name, Vol. 3 became one of the top songs to gain airplay that period.
He landed a major collaboration deal with Snoop Dogg and was featured in Dogg’s song, Upside Down.
That singular collaboration with Snoop Dogg pulled Nipsey into another height of fame and led to his selection on the Magazine’s “Annual Freshman Top Ten” list.
Later in 2010, Ermias announced his intention of releasing his first music album, South Central State of Mind, however, due to some disagreement with his record label the project was brought to a halt.
Also, that disagreement also brought about the birth of his own record label, All Money In; a record label that has been noted for his excellence and had produced numerous mixtapes as well as albums.
In all, Nipsey Hussle has gone ahead to release a lot more mixtapes, albums and has collaborated with a lot of other celebrated rappers and singers in the music industry.
He later released his debut album in 2018 and the album was nominated as one of the Best Rap Album at the 61st Grammy Awards.
Interestingly, the rapper has also played well as an actor, he bagged a minor role in the autobiographical film, I Tried (2007) and in 2008, he played as the main character in Three Thug Mice.
The following year, he starred as Ricky in the movie, Caged Animal and also played as the supporting role in the movie Love Chronicles: Secrets Revealed.
Nipsey Hussle died on March 31, 2019, after he was repeatedly shot outside his Los Angeles clothing store, Marathon Clothing. Hours before his death, he left a chilling final tweet: “Having strong enemies is a blessing.”
Nipsey Hussle spoke about his gang history. However, he later became a community organizer and recently launched Destination Crenshaw arts project, reports Deadline.
Nipsey Hussle Net Worth and Achievement
At the time of his death, Nipsey Hussle had a net worth of $8 million. Working in the entertainment industry has been one of the few ways, Nipsey Hussle used in creating wealth.
He has also added a business to his repertoire by launched an agency alongside business tycoons; Karen Civil, Jorge Peniche, and Steven “Steve-O” Carless.