Kendrick Lamar Net Worth, How did one of the worlds greatest rapper acquire his wealth? Check this article to find out more about Kendrick Lamar Net Worth, his life and career.
About Kendrick Lamar
Since Kendrick’s album Good kid, M.A.A.D City, he has earned the reputation of being one of the most talked-about rappers, and one of the greatest rappers of the modern generation of rappers citing the likes of Eminem, Jay-Z, and Tupac Shakur as inspiration.
|Full Name:||Kendrick Lamar Duckworth|
|Date of Birth:||June 17, 1987|
|Net Worth:||$45 Million|
Kendrick Lamar Early Life and Career
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born on June 17, 1987, in Compton. His father was a member of the street gang ‘Gangster Disciples’. He attended McNair Elementary School and Centennial High School and was known for excellent grades throughout his schooling.
At age 8, Lamar witnessed his idols, Tupac Shakur, and Dr Dre, film the music video for their hit single, California love, which significantly influenced his life.
In 2004 when he was only 16, he released his debut mixtape, ‘Youngest head Nigga in Charge’ which got him a contract with Top Dawg Entertainment.
In 2005, Lamar immediately released ‘Training day’ and also got the opportunity to work with rappers like The Game, Jay Rock and Ya Boy.
He released his mixtape ‘C4’ in 2009 and he also dropped ‘the Kendrick Lamar EP’.
Kendrick Lamar released another mixtape ‘Overly Dedicated’ in 2010 and it reached the US Billboard 200 charts that year. Then in 2011, he released his very first album ‘Section.80’ and it reached number 13 on the US Billboard charts.
He started gaining popularity in 2011 and was named ‘the New King of the West Coast’ by popular rappers.
From 2013-2014 he was on tour and made guest appearances for other musicians. He also released his album ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’.
In 2017, Lamar released ‘Album’ and also had two hit singles, ‘The Heart Part 4’ and ‘Humble’.
Kendrick Lamar Net Worth
As of 2019, Kendrick Lamar Net Worth is $45 Million. Kendrick Lamar Net Worth is earned from his record sales, streaming royalties and concerts.
His album, ‘To pimp a butterfly’ broke records for the most-streamed album upon its release.
Kendrick Lamar Net Worth is also acquired from guest verses. A typical feature cost between £180,000 to £300,000.
Unlike most rappers, Lamar refuses to do endorsements and business investments, with the exception being a recent contract with Nike and a collaboration with Reebok. He instead uses his money to invest in his community.
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Awards and Recognition
Lamar has won numerous awards. The following list highlights some of the achievements made by him:
Best Rap Performance (2015,2016,2018): Grammy Awards
Best Rap Song (2015,2016): Grammy Awards
Best Male Hip Hop Artist (2015): BET Award
Nominee for Video of the Year (2016): BET Awards
Nominee for Favourite Hip-Hop Artist (2017): People’s Choice Awards
Best Collaboration (2015): MTV Video Music Awards
2017 ‘Video of the Year’: MTV Video Music Awards
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