Afroman is a popular American Musician whose actual name is Joseph Edgar Foreman. He came to the increased popularity following his release of a single which is known as Because I Got High leading to the nomination of the Grammy Award. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Afroman in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Afroman was born on 28th July in the year 1974 in Los Angeles, California. His actual birth name is Joseph Edgar Foreman. He has not yet shared his family details including his parents, where he grew up, education and also his siblings. As a result, no details pertaining to this has yet been known. He has however indicated that he studied in some schools which he did not specify in his compositions.
Afroman plays the guitar as well as drums while attending church at his place. He grew with a great interest in music in which he did not have any specific genre which he loved but loved all types of music. He later got much interest in rapping while in school and sold them to his schoolboys.
Afroman is busy with his career and work and is currently single in which he has no affairs with any lady. The only information available about an affair with a lady was when he was arrested in 2015 on smacking a lady who had approached him from behind and began dancing.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Afroman commenced his music career while in high school. He released his first debut album in 1998 which was known as My Fro-Hilosophy. He then left California and then went to Mississippi where he met Jody Stallone who was a bassist and keyboardist and Derrell Havard who was a drummer. He then released his second album known as Because I Got High which was released by the T-Bones Records which he got assistance in producing it.
In a show known as The Howard Stern Show, he played the first track on a single which became a success making it be featured in films such as Jay, Silent Bob Strike Back, The Perfect Score and Disturbia. He had good performance which led him in joining Smoke Out after which he signed with Universal Records for a 6-album contract.
On this, he released the first album with Universal Records known as The Good Times in 2001. He then went to the internet where he released his songs in 2004. His genres include West Coast hip-hop, hip-hop, and comedy hip-hop. He has been nominated on a Grammy Award for the song known as Because I Got High in 2002.
Net Worth & Earnings
Afroman has an estimated net worth of $200 thousand. This comes from the primary source of his earnings which has been from his music career. The finances come from the many albums he has released as well as made sales of these albums. He had more than 10 albums he had released in 2009 which have played a major part in his net worth.
Afroman plays several different instruments, singing and also writing songs. He has remained passionate in his career despite facings challenges such as being sent away from school due to the sagging of his trouser.