Notorious Big was an established and a well-known rapper in America who has released some good music albums over the past years with impeccable success and glory abundantly. He had a heavenly rapping voice which had lured the audiences to a great extent on a global scale significantly.
Over the years, he had recorded many studio albums which are still being heard by the teens and youths even after his death. In fact, his popularity had fetched him the stage name as ‘Biggie Smalls’ which signifies how popular and well-known he was when he was alive. Let us check out the net worth of Notorious Big in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
On 21 May 1972, Notorious Big was born in New York in the United States, and thus he was born with American nationality. Originally, Notorious Big was born with the birth name as ‘Christopher George Latore Wallace’. Big was born to father ‘George Latore’ who was a politician and a welder by profession and mother ‘Voletta Latore’ who was a preschool teacher by profession. Notorious Big had a very difficult childhood as he left alone the entire family when he was only 2. Big did his schooling from the ‘Queen of All Saints Middle School’. As a student, big was very bright in his studies and thus had won many school awards for his brilliance performance. Later, Big went to ‘George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School’. At the age of only 17, Big was dropped out of his school as he got involved in the high criminal activity. Big then spent nine months in jail for his rising criminal involvement.
Previously, Notorious Big had a long-time girlfriend, and they together had one daughter ‘Tyanna’. In the year 1994, Notorious Big got hitched to ‘Faith Evans’. The couple together had one child ‘Christopher Jr.’.
In the year 1997, Notorious Big was shot down multiple times by an unknown murderer, and he could not survive the injuries and succumbed to death. His funeral took place at the ‘Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel’ with a total 350 mourners.
Career, Awards & Achievements
In the initial days, Big used to perform his rap on the local street with a massive crowd to cheer up his performance. He was an active member of the local rap group as ‘Old Gold Brothers’ and ‘Techniques’. Later after some time, Big released the first demo tape of his rapping album by the name of ‘Biggie Smalls’. In the year 1994, Big released his first studio album ‘Ready to Die’. Next, he released his second studio album ‘Life After Death’. Then Big’s posthumous albums were ‘Duets: The Final Chapter’ and the other one as ‘Born Again’.
Over the past years, Notorious Big had won four awards such as ‘Billboard Music Award’, ‘Soul Train Music Award’, and lastly the ‘MTV Video Music Award’. Other than this, Big had been nominated four times for the ‘Grammy Award’.
Net Worth & Earnings
The total estimated net worth of Notorious Big’s estate is about $200 million approximately. Biggie became more famous and had grown remarkably in the east coast and west coast of America in the hip-hop genre of music. Big used to live an extravagant lifestyle and owned an SUV car where he was shot down brutally.
Notorious Big’s albums were raised to number one position on the U.S. album chart with significant review and feedback. Notorious was basically an expert in taking his rapping style to the next level with his storytelling abilities. He was known to be one of the best rappers in the 90s era.