DMX Net Worth, How did the actor and rapper accumulate his wealth? Find out more interesting facts about DMX Net Worth, his career and his personal life.
DMX might sound strange to you as he is a legend in the game whose story later went sour. He is a rapper, actor and one-time author from the United States.
He gained prominence in the 1990s with the release of his top two albums namely “It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot” and “… And Then There Was X”. The success of his work brought him to the limelight.
DMX also starred in the movies “Romeo Must die” and “Cradle to the Grave”. He also has a book to his name titled “E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX”.
So what is DMX Net Worth? Keep reading to find out more about DMX.
|Full Name:||Earl Simmons|
|Date of Birth:||December 18, 1970|
|Net Worth:||$-10 Million|
DMX Early Life and Career
Earl Simmons also known as DMX was born on December 18, 1970, in Mount Vernon, New York to teenage parents who never wanted him.
As a child, he didn’t have a favorable upbringing as he suffered from bronchial asthma and was often beaten at home to the extent of him getting hospitalized. He was so much abused as a child that he found comfort in dogs.
His mother sent him to different foster care facilities as during one of his experiences with some guys, he picked up interest in rap and choose the professional name DMX. Earl was raised up as a Jehovah’s Witness and also had a history of dropping out of school.
DMX started his career at the age of 14 but got signed to Colombia Records eight years later which gave him the required ladder to release his first single ‘Born Loser’ that didn’t trend much.
However, two years later he released another single ‘Make a Move’ which he featured Jay-Z and some other top stars which trended and gained him some recognition.
In early 1998, DMX released his first album titled “It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot” and towards the end of the year he released a second album titled ‘Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood’ which created a record for releasing two albums in a year. The success of the albums shot him to stardom as it topped the US Billboard chart and sold millions of copies.
DMX has continued to release top songs but soon filed for bankruptcy in 2013 and had to go to prison for a crime he committed in 2012.
DMX Net Worth
As of 2019, DMX Net Worth is a negative of $10 Million. DMX wealth is acquired from music and movies but he is currently bankrupt after filing for that in a court in Manhattan.
He currently has 15 children and owes millions in child support. DMX’s total debt is about $10 million.
In 2017, He pleaded guilty to the tax evasion ABC news report. DMX has sold millions of records and from 2002 to 2005 he accumulated a tax bill of $1.7 million that prosecutors said went unpaid.
DMX Personal Life
The rapper is a Christian and plans on becoming a pastor. He is currently unmarried but has 15 children.
DMX was a drug addict which took him to prison. He is indebted to the State due to his attitude of evading taxes.
However, much information about his personal life is unavailable but we will keep you updated.
Awards and Recognition
-America Music Awards – Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist: 2001
-MTV Video Music Award: 2001
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