Cam’ron is famous by his stage name but his birth name is Cameron Ezike Giles, and he is an American actor, rapper, and entrepreneur. He released his debut album in the year 1998 and then released his second album in the year 2000. He has hit albums back to back and then started his Diplomat Records which he had to close in the year 2005.
All in all, he is a famous rapper and entrepreneur whose life is quite interesting, and you can know more about life, career and net worth of Cam’ron in 2018 in this article.
Early life & Biography
Cam’ron was born on 4th February in the year 1976 and has spent his childhood in Harlem. His mother named Fredericka Giles raised him. He used to go to school at the Manhatten Center. He met Jim Jones and Mase there who later on became his lifelong friends. He used to play basketball and was a nice player in the game but was not able to get a scholarship through this because he was not good at his academics. He got himself enrolled in the College of Texas and wasn’t graduated from high school. Later on, he dropped out of college also and started selling drugs after returning to Harlem. He began his musical career in the early 1990s after his work of selling drugs.
In the year 2005, when Cam’ron was returning from a nightclub in his car, a passenger threatened him to give up his Lamborghini. When he resisted himself, then he was shot by that person, but he was able to drive a car and reached the Howard University Hospital. He doesn’t know who that person was and then police couldn’t find him. He hasn’t revealed anything about his personal life as he has never posted any pictures of his girlfriend or wife. He has kept his professional life separate from a personal one.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Cam’ron began his career in the year 1990s and released his debut album in the year 1998 in July, and then he released an album which got the gold status soon. In the year 2000, he was working for his second album which ranked on the number 14th on the Billboard list. He also appeared in some movies and showed his acting talent to his fans. He also released a film in which he did acting and direction on his own. He has released a series of various mixtapes in his life which have made him one of the most famous rappers of his time. He has also started his famous clothing line and is a great philanthropist also.
Net worth & Earnings
Cam’ron has the net worth of $10 million which he has accumulated by working as a rapper and actor. He has also directed films and released mixtapes of his own. He has been able to earn huge amount of money by his work in the entertainment industry. He is a famous person who has been able to work his best in the industry.
Cam’ron has been involved in various controversies, but even then he is loved by his fans across the world. He was also threatened and shot by a person, but now he is free of any problem till now. He has worked hard to reach this platform. He had a tough childhood as he was raised by a single mother and he was also not interested in studies. He started selling drugs at a time, but then he met someone who took him in the world of rapping because of which he gained a lot of fame and name.