Bin Pun real name Christopher Lee Rios was a famous rapper. Pun started from the underground hip-hop scene in The Bronx and the only Latin rapper with certified platinum in the early 90s. He had made his debut as a guest in Jealous One’s Envy along with the T.H.U.G.S. album of Flesh-N-Bone. His appearance noticed in different albums includes The Beatnuts and also worked for Loud Records as a solo performer. He was ranked 25th on the top 50 Greatest MCs of all time by About.com. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of Big Pun in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Big Pun or Christopher Rios was born to parents Puerto Rican on November 10, 1971, in The Bronx, New York. At the age of 15, he left home and started living alone as homeless. He received the money for settlement for the accident happened when he was playing in the park.
Bin married with Liza, his high school friend and moved together. He became depressed after the worst experience that he had faced in the childhood.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Big started working as a rap lyrics writing and formed his group Full-A-Clips while working with Joker Jamz, Lyrical Assassin and Toom. In the early 90s, he began producing music with the group but not even released single music yet. He had made his first debut on Jealous One’s Envy album of Fat Joe and made an appearance in the song Watch Out. Different advertising companies helped him for the next release ‘I’m Not a Player’ and became hit.
In 1997, he started producing songs for his album Capital Punishment. He began a partnership with Knobody’s production added his track to Bog Pun. For the track music, Knobody hired for the remix ‘I’m not a Player.’ It was the first hit which he produced and a breakthrough for Knobody production.
In 1998, the full length of Capital Punishment released and helped the Latino rapper to reach platinum while peaking at the 5th rank in Billboard 200.
After his death, second album Yeeeah Baby released which peaked number 3 at the list of Billboard charts. He received the status of gold record within three months. In 2001, posthumous album Endangered Species was released and helped him to get some collection of greatest hits. The album also got 7th place in the Billboard 200 top list but not sell more albums as before. He got the nomination for Grammy Award for the best rap album in 1999.
Net Worth & Earnings
Big Pun had earned an estimated net worth of $5 million. Almost, his earning considered from his albums and several stage performances. He also earned through working on movies for small roles. Moreover, his assets are more enough which he left after death. The whole of his earnings left for his wife and children’s.
Big Pun was a famous Latino rapper who had received platinum certification in the 90s. He collaborated with different artists and always worked with peace and honesty. Due to heavy weight around 317 Kg, he suffers from a heart attack which leads him to death. All of his fans remain silent after his death, but he stayed in the heart forever.