Popularly known as Kid Cudi, Scott Ramon Seguro Mescud is an American artist who records albums and also features in movie films. He rose to fame after Kanye West was impressed with his debut mixtape. Let’s take a look at how much is the net worth of Kid Cudi in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Ramon was born in the city of Cleveland, Ohio State in January 1984. His mother Is Elsie Harriet, and his father is Lindberg Mescudi. They later relocated to Shaker Heights and Solon where he was raised and brought up.
He attended high school at Shaker Heights high school, before transferring to Solon high school. He did not fare well in high school, and he was expelled for bad behavior where he threatened to abuse the principal of the school physically. Surprisingly he was accepted at Toledo University, but this proved fruitless as he barely saw out his first year by dropping out. This was no big surprise because as a teenager he went through drug addiction specifically marijuana.
Ramon was first engaged to Jamie Baratta with whom they had a child, and after enduring many difficulties, they officially broke up and even had to go to court to decide on who would take the custody of the kid. They had to settle the case outside the courtroom. Currently, he is dating actress Michelle Trachtenberg since 2014 despite the controversies doing rounds of her being white.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Ramon debut mixtape came in 2008, and it was titled ‘A Kid Named Cudi.’ The tape was massive that it grabbed the attention of Kanye West who decide to sign him to his label. He went on to release solo records since then including dream on, and wicked awesome. His first solo effort ‘Day N Nite’ was also a hit as it went ahead to be featured in the billboards.
Ramon’s debut album came in 2009, ‘Man on The Moon.’ The album proved to be a major turning point in his career as it was rated gold by the association of America. The following year was also vital as his album ‘Man on the Moon II’ which featured songs like Mr.Rager and erased me. Later on, in the year, he collaborated with dot da genius, and together they made an album which later on topped the rock albums chart. Since then he has released induced and satellite flight in 2013 and 2014 respectively.
Over the period of his career, he has made collaborations with star artists’ like Shakira and Jay Z. He has also tried out a career in acting where he appeared in how to make it in America for two seasons, the Cleveland Show and One Tree Hill, Need for Speed, James White, Cruel Summer and Two Night Stand among Others.
Ramon has a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance, Beatport Music Award, and An Urban Music Award. He Has Also Received Numerous Nominations In Various Categories Including American Music Awards, BET Awards, Seven Times For BET Hip Hop Awards, Four Times Grammy Awards And Two Times Urban Music Awards. The nominations tally to a Total 23 Nominations.
Net Worth & Earnings
Ramon over the course of his career has accumulated a net worth value of around $6 million. This amount has been accumulated through the sale of his albums and solo songs. He registered record sales in 2013 and 2014 for the albums Indicud and Satellite Flight respectively. In 2012, he signed a contract deal worth $2 million, and this contributed massively to his income.
Despite having a troubled childhood, Ramon has risen through the ranks to become a star of his own making. His talent is unquestionable and has proven it by collaborating with star artists who have in turn promoted his career. He is a great example to the youth of today, and with a bright future ahead, there is more to expect soon.