Nas net worth: American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor, Nas has a net worth of $20 million.
Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones, popularly known as Nas is an American rapper, songwriter, actor and record producer who has given platinum and multi-platinum albums to his audience. Born to a jazz musician, Olu Dara, on September 14, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York, USA, Nas is currently a recording artist signed to Def Jam Recordings and Mass Appeal Records. Nas, who started his music career in 1991 went on to become one of the greatest rapper in the history of music.
Nas showed signs of interest in music from a very early age of four when he started playing trumpet and later on excelled in other instruments as well. Nas made music his life as he turned thirteen and with a whole lot of hard work, he got his first stint in music in 1991 as a featured artist on Main Source’s track, “Live at the Barbeque”. After claiming to fame from this track and after appearing in many other singles, Nas released his first album entitled Illmatic in 1994. His first album became a hit and received critical acclaim and was well appreciated by the audience and is often considered as the greatest hip hop album of all times.
The boom created by Nas’s debut album in the industry benefitted the artist in long term as his following eight albums were all certified platinum by RIAA. With this much of recognition and stability in the music industry, Nas has certainly attained a great height as a musician but his career is not limited only to singing at the time. He has been involved in many business ventures ranging from Fila shoes store to Mass Appeal magazine. He has worked as a producer, a publisher, an entrepreneur and has succeeded in all those areas.
Nas has been nominated for Grammy Awards for eleven times and has won two BET Hip Hop music awards twice. This passionate musician has managed to earn millions in his journey and has also been spending on the society for the welfare of less fortunate children and students. Noted as an exceptional lyricist, Nas is a father of two children who were each conceived from his two failed marriages. As of now, Nas lives an honorable life with a net worth of $20 million and dominates the musical world with his effortless talent.
Quick Facts about Nas
Full Name: Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones
Profession: Singer, rapper, songwriter, producer, publisher, entrepreneur
Height: 5ft 9 in
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: September 14, 1973
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marital status: Divorced
Astrological sign: Leo