Berner is an American rapper known for his collaboration with Wiz Khalifa. He is also an entrepreneur who runs a fashion and a marijuana industry. He has released 16 albums so far, and most of them have become top billboard charts. People who are interested to know more about the career and net worth of Berner in 2018 are requested to continue reading this article.
Early Life & Biography
Berner was born as Gilbert Milam Jr. on January 1, 1981, in California, United States. His father was a chef at a Mexican restaurant, and his family moved to Arizona when Berner was 13. Berner dropped out from the Galileo High School and started battle rapping during his teenage. Before releasing his own mixtapes, Berner worked as a bartender and a budtender.
Information about the relationship status of Berner is not fetchable as he has not revealed anything about his girlfriend or wife. But in 2014, Berner tweeted that he has been single for a long time and that he needs a wife to have few more kids, which means that he already has kids. Their names and their mother’s name are not disclosed yet by the rapper.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Berner released his first mixtape in the year 2006 titled Dirty Sneakers. In 2008, he recorded Drought Season along with fellow rapper The Jacka which brought him to the notice of Wiz Khalifa. Later Berner made Wiz Khalifa and Chris Brown feature in his music video for Yoko. He founded his own music label Bern One Entertainment in 2007 and released his first solo album Weekend at Bernie’s in 2009.
In 2012 Wiz Khalifa signed Berner for his Taylor Gang Records and his first collection with the label Urban Farmer, was released in October 2012. He then went on to release solo albums Drugstore Cowboy in 2013, 20 Lights-2015, Hempire-2016, Packs-2016, Sleepwalking-2017, and The Big Pescado-2018. Some of his famous collaborative works include Border wars with The Jacka, Cookies & Cream with San Quinn, Vibes with Styles P, and Tracking Numbers EP with Young Dolph. Though Berner has topped the Billboard charts with his works, he is yet to claim an award or nomination.
Apart from music, Berner is also a successful entrepreneur who has two clothing lines FreshKo and Cookies. He also has a partnership with Weedmaps and serves as its Executive director and brand ambassador. He is an avid supporter of the legalization of marijuana and sells Hemp 20.
Net Worth & Earnings
Though he is a successful rapper and a well-known figure in the musical industry, he once stated in a Q&A session with fans on Twitter that his businesses sweep him more fortune than his career with music. Weed business helped Berner turn a couple of ideas into a growing business empire that he claims cleared $15 million to $20 million annual revenue. His hoodie business also made him millions of dollar, These hoodies were pricier around $100 and up but sold just as quickly. Considering all these facts, his net worth is estimated to be around $25 million.
Being a man widely loved by the community of marijuana consumers and considered to be their ambassador, Berner has proved himself in music as well as business. With many projects lined up along with an app distribution negotiation with Universal, Berner is expected to add more digits to his bank balance in the coming years.