Kid ink, born Brian Todd Collins is a multi-talented rapper, songwriter and record producer. With a knack for making radio-friendly hits, taking over the airwaves with hit songs like “Show me” and “Body language “. With a successful music career, how wealthy is Kid Ink? To find out read below. This piece highlights the net worth of Kid Ink in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Kid Ink was born in 1986 on 1st April 1, 1986, in Los Angeles, California, USA. With an absentee father, he was brought up by the mother, with the help of his grandfather for financial support. He has an older brother, two step-brothers, as well as two stepsisters.
Kid me Asiah Azante, a fitness model, when they were teenagers. After being in a relationship for a decade, the couple became engaged in June 2015. The following year, in February, they welcomed their baby daughter, Aislin Parvaneh Collins.
Kid Ink got his moniker to cause of his love for tattoos, which covers his body from head to toe. He showed his tattoos for PETA’s “Ink NOT Mink” anti-fur campaign 2013.
Career, Awards & Nominations
By 2008, the then 22-year-old had turned rapping into his full-time job. Adopting the moniker, “Rockstar,” he released his debut mixtape “World Tour” in the winter of 2010. Ultimately, it was the acclaim of the mixtape that put him on the radar of DJ III Will, signed him onto his Tha Alumni Group Label, he then changed his moniker to Kid Ink.
He further went on to release several mixtapes over the year, including Crash Landing (2010), Daydreamer (2011), and Wheels Up (2011), they were all received positively.
On June 12, 2012, the Los Angeles-based rapper released his eagerly awaited debut album, Up & Away through DJ III Will’s independent label. Kid Ink’s big break, it debuted at number twenty on the Billboard Top 200 and had a sale of about 20,000 copies over the first week. Supported by six singles, it went on to be number three on the Top R&B Albums and the Top Rap Albums record charts; in Canada, the album made it on the Canadian Albums Chart. The album earned him an approximated $3 million.
In January 2013, Kid Ink was signed onto ‘RCA Records,’ and resulting in him releasing a new single ‘Bad Ass.’ His EP ‘Almost Home’, served as his prime label launch. Its release was on 28th May 2013. One of his song, ‘Money and the Power,’ was in the soundtrack of ‘NBA Li and also one of the theme songs in Wrestle Mania 31 in 2015. His song “Ride out” was one of the soundtracks for the movie Fast and Furious 7.
On February 3, 2015, Kid Ink released his third studio album “Full Speed,” with the hit singles “Body Language,” “Hotel,” and “Be Real” featuring Dej Loaf. He delivered a surprise commercial mixtape” Summer in the Winter,” December 25, 2015. Went on to release a mixtape “RSS2” in 2016, and in 2017 he released another single “F with U” from the EP 7 series.
Apart from his music, Kid Ink also has a clothing line “Tha Alumni” which he launched in 2014. On January 13, 2014, he received his first Gold Plaque from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for his single “Show me.” In 2014, he was a nominee for MTV Europe Awards for Best Push Acts.
Net Worth & Earnings
As of now, Kid Ink has an estimated net worth of more than $3 million.
At the age of 32, Kid Ink is on already having a successful music career with higher expectations going forward. He may be young; age has never been a factor to hold him back from pursuing success for he has already made a name for himself in the internationally. He is a young music mogul with a bright future ahead.