Originally posted on June 19, 2019 @ 4:23 am
Kendrick Lamar is a certified American rapper, lyrical genius and perhaps the greatest of his time, according to most people. Now suppose you’ve attended one of his concerts and seen how electrifying he can be with the usually sold out crowd. Do you often wonder and ask yourself, How much does he make? If you, then we’ve got you covered as we’re about to explore Kendrick Lamar’s net worth in 2019.
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Who is Kendrick Lamar? His Career Info.
Lamar’s got his name after the famous singer Eddie Kendricks back in Compton, California when he was born. Growing up in poverty, he used to listen to the Tupac, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, and many more legends. As a result, he dropped a mixtape in 2004 and called it, Youngest Head Nigga in Charge which got picked up by Top Dawg Entertainment.
His material soon attracted more collaborations with other rappers such as The Game. However, after releasing his second and third mixtape, famed rapper Lil Wayne co-signed him. The move launched his career to a whole new level prompting the making of Black Hippy, which constituted of Jay Rock, Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q.
The rapper’s debut studio album came in the summer of 2011 titled Section 80 under TDE. It sold over 130K copies in the US featuring artists like Ab-Soul, Colin Munroe, Ashtrobot and Schoolboy Q. He multiplied his income and earnings ten-fold by releasing more albums like a good kid, followed by m.A.A.d city, To Pimp a Butterfly and DAMN in 2017.
The bankable Rapper’s wealth was boosted significantly with his titular role in creating the soundtrack for Black Panther. His top performing tracks are collaborations like Bad Blood with Taylor Swift, Loyalty featuring Rihanna and Mona Lisa with Lil Wayne.
Moreover, Lamar has 13 Grammy Awards and 6 Billboard Music Awards with tons of nominations. He calls himself King of New York with tracks like Humble, Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe, DNA and Poetic Justice. The former president, Barrack Obama, admitted having developed a liking for How Much A Dollar Cost.
Kendrick Lamar Net Worth in 2019 $50 Million.
The net worth comparison of the rapper when he first launched his studio album in 2011 shows a significant increase in figures. Back then, all his assets amounted only up to $5 million.
On the other hand, music has always been his number one inspiration and the source of his livelihood. There was even a time when he turned down endorsement citing that they would act as deterrents to shift his focus. Nevertheless, he surprised everyone a while later when he unleashed Reebok’s brand new Ventilator OG sneakers. Looks like he reconsidered his stance after all
However, Kendrick Lamar’s net worth this year is approximately $55 million. What’s ironic is that his earnings last year alone sum up to $60 million.
Houses and Cars.
The Humble rapper also reflects his music to his personal life. Unlike other known artists who brag about their wealth, Lamar only has three cars from well-known manufacturers. They include a Chevrolet, a Range Rover and a Ferrari which all tally to $1.4 million.
On the other hand, his house in Compton, California costs around $6 million which he bought in 2015. It sits on 7800 square feet with four bedrooms which could come in handy when he decides on starting a family. Moreover, it belonged to former boxing legend Evander Holyfield before it changed ownership.
|Kendrick Lamar Duckworth
|Rapper, songwriter, record producer
|June 17th, 1987