Eric Lynn Wright better referred as Eazy-E was an America rapper who performed in a hip-hop group N.W.A and later as a solo artist. Wright was also referred to as ‘The Godfather of the Gangsta Rap.’ He never completed his high school diploma, and after dropping out, he used to sell drugs to support himself. Later on, he would create a Ruthless Record label and together with other rappers (Dr. Dre and Ice Cube) for a hip-hop group dubbed ‘N.W.A.’ Keep Reading to learn more about the net worth of Eazy-E in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Eazy-E was conceived in the year 1964 on September 7th in Compton, California which was a suburb that was notorious for various gang-related activities. His father worked as a postal worker while his mother worked as a school administrator. Wright dropped immediately out of high school in his tenth grade.
Later on, he received a high school equivalent diploma. Wright supported himself mainly by selling drugs. His cousin was shot who was heavily involved in the drugs business, and this became his turning point in life. He never wanted to follow that path, and this was a decision that he was never turning his back from.
Wright has a son, Eric Darnell Wright, who was born in 1984. He also has a daughter by the name Erin who changed his name to Ebie. Ebie is currently involved in a film titled ‘Ruthless Scandal.’ Wright has had other children with various women he was involved with. The number of children is five, and each of them has a different mother.
He meet Tomica Woods at a Los Angeles nightclub in the year 1991, and they got married in 1995, which was twelve days before his death. They had a son that was named Dominick and a daughter that was named Daijah. All the shares he had in Ruthless Records were taken over by his wife.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Eazy-E decided to ensure that he collected his mistakes immediately after the cousin was shot. During that time, he decided to join the world of music and recorded various songs in the garage that was in the house. In the 1980s, he began recording, and seven years later, he was part of NWA. Other names that were very popular during that time included Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, and DJ Yella.
With his friend, Jerry Heller, they came up with a recording label. After its startup, he had 80% while the friend had 20%. The label was referred to as Ruthless Records. All the shares that he had gone to his wife after his death. The first album that he launched was dubbed ‘Eazy Duz’ in the year 1988 and enjoyed success. One of his biggest achievement has been quitting the drug business and starting his career in the music world.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Eazy-E is over $10 million. The wealth has been amassed from various sources including his career when it comes to the music industry. He has had several performances in shows and concerts which paid very well. The label that he created before his death has generated a lot of money, and his wife inherited the shares.
In this life, it is extremely uncommon for life to give another opportunity. In any case, for Eazy-E, life was kind to him, and he never squandered the additional opportunity as he utilized it to improve things for himself and his family. From a street drug dealer to getting to be among the best rappers on the planet, Eazy-E remains a major motivation to the Youth.