Pusha T is a popular rapper from the USA who has released several albums in his career. He is also a record executive and is the one-half of the hip-hop duo Clipse. He is the co-founder of Re-Up Records. He has released many singles like Mercy, Lunch Money, Hot Damn, When the Last Time, Trouble on My Mind, and New God Flow. To know more about the net worth of Pusha T in 2018, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
The real name of Pusha T is Terrence LeVarr Thornton. He was born in May 1977, in The Bronx, New York. He spent his childhood in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is the brother of Gene “No Malice” Thornton, who is also a professional rapper. Not much is known about their parents.
As a teenager, he used to sell drugs along with his brother. They were also kicked out by their parents. With this, they decided to have a career in music. It is not known on where the rapper went to receive his education.
In July 2018, Pusha T got married to Virginia Williams (I). He was previously in a relationship with Fefe Dobson in 2010. There were reports that the rapper had an encounter with Karrine Steffans in 2000. Pusha T has been a subject of many controversies. In 2011, he had a feud with Consequence. There were also tensions between him and Lil Wayne. In 2012, there was a feud between him and Drake.
Career, Award & Nominations
In 1992, Pusha T formed the hip-hop duo ‘Clipse’ along with his brother. In 2002, they released their first album called ‘Lord Willin’’. This was a gold-certified album and was released on Star Trak Entertainment. In 2006, they released ‘Hell Hath No Fury’. Three years later, the duo released ‘Til the Casket Drops’. They have also released many mixtapes like ‘We Got It 4 Cheap’ series, ‘Road to Till the Casket Drops’, and ‘Got It For Leaks: The Audio Biography’.
As a solo artist, Pusha T released his debut studio album ‘My Name Is My Name’ in 2013. It was released on Def Jam Records. It was followed by the album ‘King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude’ in 2015. The rapper’s most recent studio album was ‘Daytona’ and it became available from May 2018. He has been nominated twice for the Grammy Awards for single “Mercy”. He has also received a nomination for the BET Awards in 2011 for “Runaway”.
He has released the EP ‘Fear of God II: Let Us Pray’ in 2011. Pusha T has also released the mixtapes ‘Fear of God’ and ‘Wrath of Caine’. He has released many singles and has also performed as a featured artist for Kelis, Nivea, The Alchemist, Kanye West, John West, Pixie Lott, Colin Munroe, Fat Joe, Omarion, Linkin Park, Logic, and Steve Angello.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much net worth do you expect from a rapper who has released many albums in his career? His net worth is more than $20 million. This comes from his music career both as a rapper and as a record executive. He has released albums as a solo artist and also with his brother. He is the co-founder of Re-Up Records. As a member of Clipse, he has performed as a featured artist for Justin Timberlake, Royce da 5’9”, Fat Joe, and Kardinal Offishall.
Pusha T is a hardworking guy who despite having a troubled teenage life came out positively. He became a rapper and is having a wonderful career. He is talented and is also a record executive. He is active in the social media and has got over 1.8 million followers on Instagram.