Damon Anthony Dash is a popular music producer in the American music industry. He has founded Rock-A-Fella Records along with the Kareem Biggs Burke and Shawn Jay-Z Carter. He is the cousin of American actress Rachel Roy and American rapper Darien Dash. In this post, we will check out the net worth of Damon Dash in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Dash was born on 3rd May 1971 in the New York City United States. When he was young, he has done a great variety of jobs that include cleaning the floors of a saloon and selling newspapers so that Dash can buy a pair of sneakers and shirts. The financial condition of his family wasn’t good at all, and that’s why Dash does these kinds of work as a teenager. When he was only 15 years old, Damon’s mother died due to an asthma attack. After that, he attended a private school for getting a better education. Dash checked out a great variety of fields before finding the one that he loves.
Dash was in a relationship with popular singer Aaliyah who died in a plane crash on 25th August 2001. They were in the relationship for more than a year. Although the couple never engaged formally, the sources state that they were looking to marry soon. Four years after this event, Damon married well-known fashion designer Rachel Roy in 2005. However, the marriage didn’t last long at all and the couple’s divorce finalized in 2009.
Together, they have two children whose names are Ava Dash and Tallulah Dash. His former wife even accused him of domestic abuse, and as a result, Rachel gets the custody of both the kids. He has a son with former girlfriend Linda Williams that born in the year 2014.
Career, Awards, & Achievements
Dash started his career as a manager and business partner of Jay-Z at the Roc-A-fella Records and even schedule a tour for him. It results in making a profit of US$ 19 billion. However, the relationship between them soured and ended up on a bad note. Def Jam Recordings acquired the company Roc-A-Fella Records in 2004, and Jay-Z agrees to work as the President for their company. It was followed by dashing out him from the stake by Jay-Z in the year 2015. That’s not all, Damon also has an involvement in a debt of fingerprint payment application named Blind Debt. It developed by the Dez White, who is the founder of the company Golvnis.
Dash also tried his luck in the acting, but couldn’t become successful in it. Although, Damon won the WFCC Award for the Most Offensive Male Character for the State Property 2 in 2005. Additionally, Dash was the part of many nominations but couldn’t become successful in winning any of them.
Net Worth & Earnings
There is a great chance that you will be amazed to know about the net worth of Damon Dash. As of now, he has an estimated net worth of more than $3 million.
Over the past some years, Damon Dash is struggling even to have a decent living. He is dealing with the severe financial crisis due to his court cases. We certainly wish that everything get normal in his life and he starts enjoying it as a normal individual.