ASAP Rocky net worth: New York City based American rapper Rakim Mayers, better known as Asap Rocky has a net worth of $3 million.
Born on October 3, 1988 in Harlem, New York City, Rakim Mayers got his name after hip hop legend Rakim. Mayers learned rapping from his brother and starting singing at the eight of eight. After the death of his brother, Harlem became more devoted to rapping and sold snackfoods to make his living and rapping.
ASAP Rocky joined the ASAP Mob crew formed by people in Harlem sharing similar interest in music, fashion and arts. Rocky debuted with his single ‘Peso’ which was leaked before the release but grabbed attention from several radio stations in New York.
His first music video song ‘Purple Swag’ got him notated by several record labels and he signed a $3 million record deal with RCA Records. He also started his own label ‘ASAP Worldwide’ with another rapper ASAP Yams to make his fortunes.
After making some name with music videos and singles, ASAP Rocky started moving on tours with Kendrick Lamar and Drake. He also performed a guest rap on Rihanna’s song ‘Cockiness (Love It)’ at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.
Rocky started rising to prominence with series of mixtapes and singles like ‘Goldie’, ‘Lords Never Worry’, ‘Long. Live. ASAP’ etc. that stood top on Billboard charts making over 200,000 copies of sales in first week of release. His album ‘Long. Live. ASAP’ is also certified gold after making 500,000 copies of sales in the US alone.
A budding artist in the hip hop music scene, ASAP Rocky has collaborated with his cousin ASAP Mob and other artists like ASAP Ferg, Nast, Juicy J, etc. to produce several mixtapes. He also has worked with artists like Lil Wayne, Selena Gomez, and Tyga, to name some.
His business ventures have seen much growth today with record deal signings with Sony Music Entertainment, and Polo Grounds. He also has his own clothing brand which he opened up together with fashioner designer friend Raf Simons.
A rising MCs in US, ASAP Rocky dated Iggy Azalea in late 2011 but the couple broke up in 2012. He then started dating American model Chamel Iman, and the couple also split in 2014. Whatever it be, Rocky has been looking to find his prominence to the top in the hip hop industry and currently enjoys a net worth of $3 million.
Quick Facts about ASAP Rocky
Full Name: Rakim Mayers
Profession: Rapper, Hip Hop artist
Height: 5ft 10in ( 1.78m)
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: October 3, 1988
Place of Birth: Harlem, New York City
Marital status: Single
Astrological sign: Libra