Chance the Rapper net worth: Chancelor Bennett, American rapper better known by his stage name Chance the Rapper has a net worth of $1 million.
Born on April 16, 1993 as Chancelor Bennett in West Chatham, Chicago’s South Side, Chance was interested in music since his young age and he formed a hip hop duo Instrumentality with his friend Justin while at Jones College Prep High School. He was inspired by Kanye West’s debut album The College Dropout that got him to hip hop and rap music. He first recorded a mixtape #10Day while at suspension during his senior year for marijuana related activities.
Chance the Rapper worked further and released a song ‘Windows’ in 2012 that made him a highlight on Complex magazine’s ’10 New Chicago Rappers to Watch Out for’. He started recording, writing and making connections to make a full time career as a rapper. His first mixtape was received locally and got him connected to producers like Chuck Inglish, Blended Babies and James$ while he was also featured on Forbes for the same.
Chance appeared on Childish Gambino’s mixtape ‘Royalty’ and went on a concern tour of North America and did the opening act for the show. His second mixtape ‘Acid Rap’ in 2013 is certified diamond after being downloaded for mover a million times. He also collaborated with artists like Action Bronson, Ab-Soul, Vic Mensa, Twista, among others and got praised by much critics while also gaining a lot of fans. The album was nominated at the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards that got him an international recognition.
He was featured for MySpace commercial alongside Mac Miller, Pharrell Williams and Schoolboy Q. Performing at the Lollapalooza, a Chicago music festival, this budding artist soon rose to fame and and appeared on several music videos while also creating mixtapes of his own.
Listed #7 on the ‘Forbes 30 under 30’ 2015 music list in 2015, Bennett was also invited to Harvard University’s Hiphop Archive and Research Institute to deliver a lecture. ‘Surf’, another of his work received rave reviews while Metacritic scored it to 88/10. Highly praised for the syncopated and complex flow patterns of musical style, this rapper is currently dating Kristen with whom he has a child. As of 2015, this budding artist has a net worth of $1 million.
Quick facts about Chance the Rapper
Full Name: Chancelor Bennett
Profession: Rapper, Hip hop artist
Height: 6 ft 2.5 in
Weight: 181 lbs
Date of Birth: April 16, 1993
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Marital status: Dating (Kristine)
Astrological sign: Aries