Killer Mike (real name Michael Santiago) is a rapper and actor. He is the owner of Grind Time Official records. Killer Mike is famous for being a member of the rap group ‘Run the Jewels.’
Also, he is a political and social activist. Killer frequently gives lectures on issues like social inequality, police brutality, and systemic racism. Get to know more about Killer Mike, his net worth, and his wife, Shana Render.
Killer Mike Net Worth.
Killer Mike has a net worth of $5 million as of 2020. He mainly brings in money from music. He has so far made millions of cash from album sales.
Additionally, he makes money from featuring on other artist’s songs. As an actor, Killer Mike has made appearances in films such as Films 20 Funerals, 2006- Idlewild, and ATL. He was also a voice actor ‘President Taqu’ll in the cartoon ‘Frisky Dingo.’
Besides that, he appeared on Erick Andre Show and was a guest voice ob Boost Mobile Phone. Currently, he is hosting a Netflix series ‘Trigger Warning With Killer Mike‘. The series has six episodes per season.
Killer’s first music appearance was on Outkast’s ‘Snapping and Trappin’ in 2000. In 2001, he featured on Stakonia’s single ‘The Whole World,’ a song that emerged to be a Grammy Award winner for Best Rap Performance.
That same year, Killer Mike featured on Jay-Z’s track ‘Poppin Tags.’ In 2003, Killer Mike released his first album ‘Monster.’ The album’s first single was ‘Akshon (Yeah!).
Its Remix was part of the Madden NFL 2004 video game by EA Sports. The album’s second single was A.D.I.D.A.S. It was ranked #60 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song featured Big Boi and Sleepy Brown. In 2006, he released his second album, ‘I pledge Allegiance to the Grind.’
In 2011, Mike met EI-P, a rapper, and producer, through cartoon network. Later on, Mike and EI-P formed a duo named ‘Run the Jewels.’
In 2013, the duo released a free eponymous album. The following year, Run the Jewels produced a second free album ‘Run The Jewels 2’. In 2015, they released ‘Meow the Jewels.’ In 2016, they released their 3rd album ‘Run The Jewels 3‘.
Killer Mike is Married to Wife Shana Render.
Killer Mike has been in a peaceful, love-filled marriage with his wife Shana Render since 2006. He says the marriage is the best business decision he ever made in his life.
The couple co-owns a barbershop ‘Graffitis SWAG’ founded in 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. SWAG is an acronym for Shave Wash And Groom. Graffitis SWAG also serves as an events setup and a setting for several music videos.
Killer Mike’s marriage to Shana Render is not his first romantic relationship. He was previously married to Muffy. He has a 12-year-old daughter named Mikey with his ex Muffy.
Killer Mike is actively involved in Mikey’s life. He helps his talented young daughter Mikey in music. In 2018, Killer Mike’s wife, Shana Render, threw him a 43rd birthday party.
Killer Mike and his wife Shana Render have three kids together Pony, Aniyah, and Malik.