Andre 3000 is the stage name of Andre Lauren Benjamin who is a famous American musician. He is well-known as a rapper, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Andre 3000 and Big Boi formed ‘OutKast’ for releasing albums that were commercially successful. Andre 3000 has appeared in several television series and movies. Andre 3000 is a self-made businessman and has his own clothing line, ‘Benjamin Bixby.’ Continue reading to find the net worth of Andre 3000 as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Andre 3000 is the stage name of Andre Lauren Benjamin who was born on 27th May 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia. At the time of birth, his parents were unmarried. His mother raised him single-handed in Georgia. Andre 3000 was educated at Sarah Smith Elementary School, Sutton Middle School, Northside High School and Tri-Cities High School.
Andre 3000 has fathered one child named Seven Sirius Benjamin. In addition to the career as musician and actor, Andre 3000 endorses for Gillette razors. Since 2008, he is a self-made businessman owning his clothing line, ‘Benjamin Bixby.’ Andre 3000 defends animal rights as a loud activist.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In high school, Andre 3000 met Big Boi and made ‘OutKast’ that was into Funk, Jazz, Hip Hop and R&B. After graduating, the duo signed a contract with ‘Laface’ and released their first album ‘Southernplayalisticadillacmuzic’ (1994). They became famous for the singles, ‘Player’s Ball’ that sold over one million copies. Following, they released two other albums that were not as super hit as the first one.
In 2000, they released the 4th album with two popular singles ‘Ms. Jackson’ and ‘The Whole World.’ This 4th album made the duo famous in the music industry. Next, Andre 3000 released singles, 2003s ‘Hey Ya!’ and ‘Ms. Jackson’ and 2007s ‘Walk It Out’.
Andre 3000 got nominated and won for several Grammy awards.
Nominated: Best Short-Form Music Video, Album of the Year (‘Stankonia’), Record of the Year (2004s ‘Hey Ya!’), Best Short-Form Music Video, Producer of the Year, Non-Classical (OutKast), producer (2006s Love. Angel. Music. Baby.), Best Urban/Alternative Performance (2007s ‘Idlewild Blue (Don’t Chu Worry ‘Bout Me)’), Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group (‘Mighty ‘O’’), (2008s ‘International Player’s Anthem (I Choose You)’ with UGK), (2009s Royal Flush’ with Big Boi & Raekwon), Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (‘Green Light’ with John Legend), (2012’s ‘Party’ with Beyoncé), Best Rap Performance (2013s ‘I Do’ with Young Jeezy, Drake & Jay-Z), Album of the Year (Channel Orange featured artist)
Won: Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group (2003s ‘The Whole World’ with Killer Mike), Best Urban/Alternative Performance, Best Rap Album (Speakerboxxx/The Love Below), Album of the Year,
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of now, the net worth of Andre 3000 is $50 million. Andre 3000 earns his wealth as a rapper, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. As a musician, Andre 3000 and his high school buddy Big Boi together formed ‘OutKast.’ The duo released many albums that were commercially super hit and boost their net worth. Andre 3000 earned well as an actor enacting roles in television series and movies. In 2008, Andre 3000 as a self-made entrepreneur launched his own clothing line known as ‘Benjamin Bixby.’
As a solo artist, Andre 3000 has worked together with other contemporary artists to release albums. Andre 3000 has appeared in numerous television series and movies. Some of the popular ones include ‘Be Cool,’ ‘Four Brothers,’ ‘Revolver,’ ‘Semi-Pro’, and ‘The Shield.’ He played the major role of Jimi Hendrix in ‘All Is By My Side.’ Andre 3000 is the producer and actor in the Cartoon Network animated series of Class of 3000.