Interestingly nicknamed as MF Doom, he belongs to the rank of famous hip-hop artists in the world. Some of you may know him as a record producer also. His lyrics and stage persona are what made him favorite among the people. MF Doom stands for Metal Face Doom and refers to the mask he wears while performing. To know the net worth of MF Doom in 2019, keep scrolling down the page.
Early Life & Biography
Born in 1971 on 9th January, he is British by nationality being born in London, England. His original name is Daniel Dumile. The name game does not end here at all as he is known by many other names as well. Some of them are Zev Love X, King Geedorah, King Ghidra, Metal Fingers, etc. He has a mixed ancestry as his mother is a Trinidian and his father, a Zimbabwean. Though they moved to Long Island, New York in his childhood, he remains a British citizen till date. There are no records found on his educational background.
Daniel has never been a part of any rumor, but in December 2017 the news of his son’s death shook everyone. According to sources, his son named Malachi Ezekiel Dumile was born around the year 2003. Daniel’s marital status still stands “unmarried.” He is 46 years old now. He also has a brother named Dj Subroc. MF Doom has always managed to keep his personal life apart from his professional life and most importantly, the media.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He is associated with different genres of music like jazz rap, hip hop, instrumental hip hop, experimental hip-hop, lo-fi hip-hop. His musical career officially started in 1988 when he made a group with his brother Dj Subroc and Rodan, named KMD. The opportunity to sign with the Elektra Records, one of the most famous record label came to them then. KMD in1991 released Mr. Hood.
Through “The Gas Face” by “The Cactus Album,” KMD and Dumile’s recording debut was released. He also released his single named “Peachfuzz” in 1991. This music video was played on a cable TV, Yo! MTV Raps. Another single called “Who Me?” was released as a part of the album Mr. Hood.
In 1993 DJ Subroc met with a car accident and died just before the release of “Black Bastards” which was also canceled and was bootlegged later on. Daniel was struck hard by his brother’s sudden death and left the industry for about four years. He returned in 1997 with “Operation Doom” which was self-produced. His journey kept on since then, making other hits.
Net Worth & Earnings
His net worth stands at $1.5 million as he belongs to the leading British-American rappers and hip-hop singers. Most of his earnings come from his hit albums and records. He also earned from the several performances he did with and without other celebrities.
Daniel Dumile or preferably MF Doom sets an example that how hard work and strict principles help a talent to shine and reach the top.