Lil Kim Net Worth, source Of Income, career, personal life, Controversy
Facts of Lil Kim Net Worth, source Of Income, career, personal life, Controversy
|Net worth||$ 18 million|
|Date of Birth:||1975 July 11|
|Age:||45 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||4 Feet 11 inch|
Lil Kim is an American female rapper, songwriter, record producer, model, and actress. Lil' Kim gained achievement as a female rapper starting in the mid-'90s, with her hardcore lyrics and sexy personality under the leadership of hip-hop icon Biggie Smalls.
Lil Kim has an estimated net worth of Kim is $18 million.
Lil Kim Source Of Income
In 1996, her estimated Earnings from Hard Core (2.4 million copies in the U.S. alone) is $ 2,600,000. Her Estimated Earnings from The Notorious K.I.M. (4.6 million copies) is $4,750,000 in 2000. Her estimated earnings from La Bella Mafia (3.1 copies) is $ 3500000 in 2003. Her estimated earning from The Naked Truth ( 1 million copies) is $1,120,000.
Lil’ Kim’s premiere album was accredited double platinum and has sold more than 4.5 million copies worldwide. Her next three albums were authorized platinum. She has sold more than 15 million albums and 30 million singles globally. The single “Lady Marmalade” is one of the best-selling singles of all time, with more than 5 million copies sold. Moreover, she won a Grammy in 2002 for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for that smash single. Other awards include two MTV Video Music Awards, a Teen Choice Award, two Soul Train Lady of Soul awards, and a Source award.
Lil Kim's Career
Lil Kim, dropped out of high school at the age of 16 and connected with the group Junior M.A.F.I.A. under the leadership of Biggie Smalls, who was also known as The Notorious B.I.G. The group released a number of singles in the early to mid-1990s before Lil’ Kim went solo with her album “Hard Core” in 1996. Biggie was murdered just as Lil’ Kim was starting to make a name for herself. She finished up working with Puff Daddy and Mobb Deep on her following album, “The Notorious K.I.M.,” released in 2000.
Lil’ Kim’s stardom grew enormously in 2001 when she remade the song “Lady Marmalade” with Christina Aguilera, Pink, and Mya. In 2003, she released her third album, “La Bella Mafia,” featuring collaborations with other big-name rappers such as Kanye West and Missy Elliott.
Lil’ Kim also has performed in the reality shows “The Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious” and “Dancing With the Stars.”
Lil Kim-Early life
Lil Kim was born on July 11, 1975, or 1976 as Kimberly Denise Jones in Brooklyn, Newyork as a daughter of Ruby Mae Jones and Linwood Jonas. She has an older brother, Christopher.
Her parents divorced when she was nine years old following which she started living with her father. However, she had a hollow relationship with her father.
She did her early schooling from Queen of All Saints Elementary School, Brooklyn. Afterward, she went to Sarah J. Hale Vocational High School for a few years and was transferred to the Brooklyn College Academy to complete her school education.
At the age of sixteen, she was kicked out of the house by her father. Subsequently, she dropped out of high school and started living out on the streets.
Lil Kim-Personal life
Kim had an on and off relationship with Christopher Wallace until his death in 1997.Moreover, Kim fell pregnant with Wallace’s child and she aborted the child and never made it public until 1999. She also dated record producer Scott Storch and split after two months.In 2007, Jonas and Ray J shortly dated.On June 9, 2014, Kim gave birth to a baby girl, named Royal Reign.
Lil Kim's Controversies
On February 26, 2001, when gunshots were fired outside a New York radio station, she faced trouble as she was promoting her album there. The argument resulted in a man being shot and injured. Upon frequent questioning, she denied having any connections with the party that opened fire.
On July 6, 2005, she was pronounced guilty for perjury and conspiracy for lying about her involvement to law officials and a grand jury. Though she faced up to 20 years of incarceration, she was sentenced to a prison term of 366 days and was fined for USD 50000.
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