DMX net worth: American rapper and actor, Earl Simmons, better known by his stage name DMX, has a net worth of $2 million.
The American Music Awards winner and a multiple times Grammy nominee, Earl Simmons, better known as DMX, is a rapper and a Hollywood actor. Earn Simmons was born on December 18, 1970 in Yonkers, New York and lived an abusive childhood which got him into some complexities with law.
This Christian-by heart started his musical career as a beat boxer and later gave billboard topping albums which have sold in millions all around the world. His first debut album from the label Def Jam Recordings, It’s Dark and Hell is Hot, topped the Billboard 200 chart and got gold certification from RIAA in 1988. His second album that was released at the end of same year, Flesh of my Flesh, Blood of my Blood, also was certified Platinum four times.
This amazing success benefitted the artist heavily as he became the second rapper in history to have released two number one albums in a year, other being Tupac. Later on he gave three other chart topping albums like …And Then There was X, The Great Depression and Grand Champ. With these consequent successes DMX made millions of money, not to forget millions of fans and followers all around the world.
Earning a lot of fame for his musical talents, DMX went on to appear in television as well and starred in his own reality TV show, DMX: Soul of a man. He has also appeared in many Hollywood movies and has shown prominence as an actor. Some of the movies he has worked in are, Romeo Must Die, Cradle 2 the Grave, Last Hour, etc.
DMX has been through a lot of problems in his life. Be it, drug addiction or embezzlement with law, DMX has served quite a time in Jail for his illegal behavior and has paid a lot of money in different legal cases. Due to this extravagant living, DMX went through some financial troubles in recent years and his other album releases also didn’t do much of a trick to save him from going bankrupt.
Married to Tashera Simmons, DMX has fathered twelve children, some of them came from his extramarital affairs, and the couple is separated since 2010.
This once-bankrupt rapper has been trying to maintain his former height of riches. He has managed to have a net worth of $2 million dollars for now, which seems to be quite less given his total sales of more than 30 million album copies all around the world.
Quick Facts about DMX
Full Name: Earl Simmons
Profession: Rapper, actor, television personality
Height: 180 cm
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: December 18, 1970
Place of Birth: Yonkers, New York
Marital status: Separated (Tashera Simmons)
Astrological sign: Capricorn