Chief Keef is an America based rapper and record producer. 22-year-old Chief Keef earned popularity in his early teens and has gained considerable riches in a short career of eight years. He is famous for his rapping but has also been charged with heroin manufacture and distribution! And as if it was not enough, do you know he was also placed under house arrest for the unlawful use of a weapon?
Another interesting fact, which you might not be aware of about his life, is that he never got married but still has four children. Let’s unleash more of his exciting life & learn how much he has earned despite the ban on his performances in Chicago. After all, how much is the net worth of Chief Keef as of 2019?
Early Life & Biography:
Born as Keith Farrelle Cozart to his teenaged single mother, Chief Keef never met his biological father. He was born on 15 August 1995 in Chicago. Right from when he was a minor, his legal guardian was his grandmother. His mother named him after his Uncle who passed away. At the very young age of 5, Chief Keef started rapping. He did his schooling from Dulles Elementary school and the Banner school. However, it was the Dyett high school from which he dropped out at the age of 15.
Chief Keef is the father of four children, but all of them have different mothers. At the age of 16, he had his first child, a daughter named Kayden Kash Cozart. His second daughter was born in 2013 & the third kid, a son was born in 2014. There were many controversies about his children. In August 2015, he faced controversies over naming his newborn son in 2015 on “FilmOn Dot Com.”
Career, Awards & Nominations:
For the first time in 2011, Chief Keef earned attention from the local people of Chicago with his mixtapes, “The Glory Road” and “Bang.” In the same year, he was placed under house arrest in his grandmother’s house for the unlawful use of a weapon. Meanwhile, he posted his various videos on his YouTube Channel. Early in his music career his song, “I Don’t Like” became a local hit in Chicago. This song was recognized by a local party promoter as the perfect Chicago song. He did his debut studio album “Finally Rich” which was released on 12 December 2012. In 2013, he became a part of XXL Magazine’s 2013 Freshman Class.
When he turned 18 in 2015, his “Bang Part-2” was released but it received a negative critical response. The tape was ranked at 131 in the US out of 200. His popularity increased during the release of his mixtapes, “Bang” and “Back from the Dead,” including the music videos of “3Hunna” and “I Don’t Like.”
He hasn’t received any awards and honors to date. However, he has established himself as a rapper.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Chief Keef’s net worth is estimated at $2 million as he earns $100,000 per song. Beside his net worth, he also owns some luxurious cars, like BMW i8 and BMW M6s. In total, he has three cars worth $500,000.
If we talk about his concerts, he gets $40,000 per show. In 2013, Chief signed a contract with “Interscope Records” following which he released 3 albums worth $6 million. He also became a prominent part of the Drill Music Genre and currently earns $200, 00 annually with it. His income and salary are based primarily on music itself.
Chief Keef is among the list of those personalities who became wealthy in a brief period of time. Growing up, he was brilliant at studies but was also passionate about music. Just because he followed his passion, he is a millionaire now. In the short period of his career, he has got name, fame, legal chaos, and controversies all at once. In spite of all this, we expect him to grow more in the world of music.