The Famous American Rapper Nas
Nas is an American rapper, songwriter, actor, entrepreneur, and investor who has a net worth of $70 million. As you probably know, Nas first gained international acclaim as a hip-hop artist. His 1994 debut album, “Illmatic”, is widely regarded as one of the greatest albums in the history of hip-hop.
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He’s sold over 25 million records worldwide and had 8 albums in a row be certified platinum.Nas has his own record label, owns a FILA sneaker store, and serves as associate publisher of Mass Appeal magazine.
Early Life Story/History
Nas was born Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones on September 14th, 1973. His father is Olu Dara, a jazz/blues musician from Mississippi and his mother, Fannie Ann, was a USPS worker from South Carolina. While he was born in Brooklyn, Nas moved to the Queensbridge neighborhood in Queens as a young child.
Influenced by the popular movements of the time and his parents, Nas became increasingly interested in rap and African-American culture during his teenage years. As a result, Nas never graduated High School and instead pursued other forms of education. Specifically, he derived lessons from the Five Percent Nation and Nuwaubian Nation, two religious groups based on Islam.
However, while this was the end of Nas’s schooling, it would be the beginning of his education. Soon after junior high school, Nas began his rap journey.
Nas was originally recording music as a teenager under the name “Kid Wave”, with the help of his neighbor to be his DJ.In the late 80’s, Nas met up with Large Professor, and would go to the recording studio. Nas often used the recording studio to produce, but none of his work done there was ever released.
In the early 90’s, Nas was signed to Columbia records, and his debut album was released in 1994. It was awarded best album of 1994 by The Source, and the success of the album sparked more hits from Nas.Nas went on to release many more albums over the years, and in 2001 his dispute with Jay-Z hit the media. With the pair each firing diss tracks at one another.
Nas has sold over 25 million records worldwide, which is an incredible achievement; and As of 2022, Nas’ net worth is $70 million, making him one of the richest rappers in the world.
Personal Life Story
On June 15, 1994, Nas’s daughter Destiny was born. Destiny’s mother is Nas’s ex-fiancée, Carmen Bryan. Carmen later admitted that she’d had an affair with Nas’s rival and nemesis Jay-Z.Nas briefly dated Mary J. Blige.
Nas’ mother Fannie Ann passed away in 2002.In 2005, after two years of dating, Nas married singer Kelis in Atlanta. In April 2009 Kelis filed for divorce while seven months pregnant, citing irreconcilable differences. Kelis gave birth to Nas’s son Knight on July 21, 2009.
The couple’s divorce was finalized on May 21, 2010. In 2018, Kelis accused Nas of being physically and mentally abusive during their marriage. Nas has publicly accused Kelis of subjecting him to “very hostile behavior and verbal abuse” as well as “physical violent attacks.
Things remain contentious between the exes. Kelis, who has since remarried and given birth to a second son, also disputed Nas’s claims that she’s keeping Knight from him.
In June 2020, Nas reunited with his ex Carmen Bryan in a show of family unity to celebrate their daughter Destiny’s 26th birthday.
Nas Net Worth
Nas’s current net worth is $80 million as of March 2022.
|Net Worth:||$70 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Sep 14, 1973 (48 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.765 m)|
|Profession:||Record producer, Actor, Songwriter, Poet, Rapper, Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Screenwriter, Film Producer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
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Some Estates That He Owns
In early 2002, Nas purchased a home in Atlanta suburb of McDonough, Georgia for $659,000. The 3,592 square foot home was built in 1999 and has two bedrooms, three full and one-half bathrooms, and a swimming pool.
In mid-2007,Nas and his then-wife Kelis purchased a home in Los Angeles for $1.6 million. The 3,207 square foot home was built in 1947 and has four bedrooms and three bathrooms.In November 2021 Nas paid $3.5 million for a home in Calabasas, California. The property spans 10 acres.