Tupac Shakur Net Worth: Facts & wiki of Tupac,know his earnings,songs,reason of death
Facts of Tupac Shakur Net Worth: Facts & wiki of Tupac,know his earnings,songs,reason of death
|Net worth||$40 million|
|Date of Birth:||1971 June 16|
|Date of Death:||1996 September 13|
|First Name||Lesane Parish|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
One of the legendary Hip-Hop and Rap music icon in the history, Tupac Shakur also was briefly known as Makaveli has gained the title of Father of Rap by many. The deceased rapper still has an estimated net worth of $40 million and to the date reportedly has sold more than 75 million on an international level.
What was the source of income of Tupac Shakur
Tupac is one of the best selling music artists. After his death, his mother managed his estate and in 2007 Forbes mentioned it around $9 million. He has been listed for multiple times in Top-Earning Dead celebrities. Additionally, Tupac was an actor, poet, record producer, writer, and activist. His songs were regarded as powerful and leave a poetic message about lost loved ones, substance abuse and surviving on the streets. He is loved to get involved in literary and philosophical themes.
How did the legendary rapper Tupac die
One of the most prominent and influential rappers in the history Tupac was hit in a drive-by shooting multiple times at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vagas, Nevada on 7 September 1996 at the age of 25. He was leaving for a boxing match at that time. Sadly, The rapper was dead after 6 days of being shot.
2Pac at the latter of his career was involved in the East Coast-West Coast hip-hop rivalry. It is also reported he was in a conflict with Notorious B.I.G. and Diddy and most people believe they might be playing role in his death. But, the actual result has not come into the media.
Know about Early life and Education of Tupac Shakur
Lesane Parish Crooks later renamed as Tupac Amaru(Shining Serpent) II was born on 16 June 1971 in the East Harlem part of Manhattan in Newyork City into an African-American Family. His mother was a Black Panther activist who raised him and he was not in contact with his biological father until he was an adult. Tupac went to Baltimore School for the Arts as a teenager with a goal to pursue his career in acting and dancing. At that time he discovered his rapping skill and was already performing as MC New York at Local venues. In 1988, he and his family moved to West Coast a Marin City, California where he attended Tamalpais High School. Shakur performed at several productions and contributed to school’s drama. He joined a hip-hop group called Digital Underground. He was also working as a backup dancer and a roadie.
Career beginning and Progression of Tupac Shakur
In 1991, Tupac started his professional musical career and came into a limelight after releasing his solo debut album "2Pacalypse Now" as 2Pac. The album came up with a track Brenda’s Got a Baby which topped the chart. Then his second album Strictly "4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z." was released in February 1993 and became the major breakthrough in his career which sold more than a million copies and even went platinum making the pop charts.
In March 1995 his third album titled "Me Against The World" was released. The album went to sell more than 3 million copies in the US alone and won the best rap album at the Soul Train Music Awards in 1996. The fourth and the final album was released on 13 February 1996 titled "All Eyez On Me" by Interscope Records and Death Row Records. The album came up to recognized as one of the crowning achievements in 1990’s rap music. Since then there are numerous albums that are credited to the former rapper. According to Billboards in 2015, it was rumored that more music is to become created by 2 Pac in the future.
All Eyes On Me movie in the memory of 2Pac
On the acknowledgment of groundbreaking rapper Tupac, his biopic movie All Eyez On Me was released on 16 June 2017 supposed to be his 46th birthday. The film is dedicated to his 1996 album All Eyez on Me and portrays the rise in the fame of rapper and his dealing with the East Coast-West Coast hip-hop rivalry. The role of Shakur is played by Demetrius Shipp Jr. and other well-known celebrities also appeared in the movie such as Jada Pinkett Smith, Faith Evans, Dr. Dre and DeSean Jackson.
Acting Career of Tupac
Tupac started his acting journey from the film "Juice" in 1992. The movie earned more than $20 million in box offices.
In 1993, he made an appearance by starring on the movie “Poetic Justice” with Janet Jackson. It generated the revenue of more than $27 million. In 1994, he was in the basketball drama "Above the Rim". Three other films featuring Shakur after his death were released which include Bullet(1996), Gang Related(1997) and Gridlock’d(1997).
Awards and Accolades earned by 2Pac
There are numerous awards won by Tupac Shakur even after his death. He was ranked as the No.1 on The Greatest MCs of All Time. According to the Rolling Stone, he was the 86th Greatest Artists of all time. He has one of the best-selling hip-hop albums of all time in his name titled All Eyes on Me. The most recent one is his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017.
Why did 2Pac go to Prison? Did he get out of prison?
Tupac was arrested and sent to prison in 1995 for a case of sexual assault. He was bailed in return for the favor by The Death Row Records. He was supposed to sign a contract worth $3.5 million for the record which includes 3 albums. There is some speculation that Tupac was in debt to the recording label despite selling more than $60 million. During his prison time, Tupac wrote some letters and later the most expensive one was sold for $15,000 after his death.
Know about the dating history of 2Pac
Tupac Shakur was married to Keisha Morris in April 1995. But the couples officially ended their relationship in March 1996.
After that, He was living with fiancé Kidada Jones for several months until his death in September of 1996. It is reported that Jones was waiting for Tupac in their Los Vegas hotel room but the horrific news that Tupac was shot was notified to her. She rushed to the hospital and stayed close to Tupac until his death due to injuries after 6 days.
Personal life of Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur was friends with the celebrities like Mike Tyson, Marlon Wayans, Jim Carrey, Chuck D, Snoop Dogg and Rosie Perez. It is believed that his favorite color was Green according to his friend Frank Alexander and his bodyguard. At the night of his death, he wore a green tank-top.
According to the sources, In the Web, "2Pac Greatest Hits” has been downloaded more than 1 billion times. He has around 20 million followers on his official Facebook page.
Some of the most popular songs of 2Pac are Keep Ya Head Up, Changes and Thugz Mansion.
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