Big Boi is a famous American songwriter, rapper, record producer and actor. He is very well known for his work as a rapper, and he was also the member of Outkast hip-hop duo with the famous rapper Andre 3000. With his duo, he has given six hit albums, and his solo song was released in the year 2010 which are also hit among the people. In the year 2012, he released his studio album and then his third album was released in the year 2017. If you are interested to know more about life, career and net worth of Big Boi in 2018, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 1st February in the year 1975. His birth name is Antwan Andre Patton, and he changed it to Big Boi after becoming a rapper. He has spent his childhood in Savannah in Georgia, and he used to go to Herschel Jenkins High school, and then he shifted to Atlanta with Aunt Renne. He had a huge interest in music from his school time, and that’s why he decides to pursue a music career at Tri-cities school.
He is married to Sherlia Patton, and she is the owner of a clothing boutique located in Atlanta. Her boutique was closed in the year 2008. Big Boi is a pit bull breeder and has been registered for it. When he was returning from the cruise in the year 2011, then he was caught by the US immigration officers, and they arrested him. He had illegal possession of Viagra and MDMA powder with him in huge quantity. He was released from jail by paying $16,000 as bond. He is also open about his political opinions and never hesitates in talking about the latest politics news and situations.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He had an interest in music, but he loved hip-hop music the most and then he met Andre 3000 when he used to attend classes in Tri-cities school. Both of them joined together and formed, Outcast. They signed with the LaFace Records at that time and gave six albums. When he gave successful albums with his partner, then he decided to release his album and then in the year 2003, he finally released his single which was a big hit. He gave back to back hit singles and was able to earn huge amount of money with it.
Not only he has given six hit albums but he has also worked in the Wild n’ Out season 3, and he has also performed one of his song there. He has also appeared in a feature film in the year 2006 and 2007. Although, he has been able to earn huge amount of money with his work he hasn’t won any awards for his work he is going to win awards in the future for his fantastic work.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Big Boi is around $55 million which he has earned by working as a rapper. He had signed a contract with LaFace Records. He released six studio albums among which most of the albums were big hits. He also released a solo album, and he has also appeared in a number of other tracks with which he has been able to earn huge amount of money easily.
Big Boi is a rapper who had an interest in music from an early age, and he is married at present. He has also appeared in movies and not only this, but he has given six hit albums with duo Outkast. He is a person who has worked hard to reach this platform, and he is going to earn more money in the future.