Born as Terrence Jordan, Scarface is now a household name in America. He is not only a rapper but also a music producer. He is known for his membership in Geto Boys group. He has been recognized by the likes of The Source and About.com. They appreciate him as a great Lyricist and MC, respectively. Read on to find out the early life, career, awards and the net worth of Scarface in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Scarface was born in 1970 on 9th November as Brad Terrence Jordan. His place of birth was Houston, Texas in the United States. There is very little information available regarding his early life. However, he went to a school in his birthplace. It is the Woodson Middle School. At the age of 16, he dropped out of school. Up to date, he has never gone back to class.
At one point in his life, Scarface suffered from manic depression. There was a time when he took the blood pressure medication of his mother in a suicide attempt. That was not the only time that he tried though. Apparently, none of the trials became successful. He had been raised as a Christian. However, in 2006, he became a Muslim.
Scarface is a married man. However, the name of his wife is still a mystery among his fans. He and his wife has sired five children. He has a kid with Melissa Lollis as well.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Initially, Scarface stage name was Akshun. Under that name, he released an album called Scarface. After that, he not only joined the Rap-A-Lot records but also became a part of the Geto Boys. In 1989, he together with the other members of the Geto Boys group released the album, Grip It! On That Other Level. Its success was impressive. Two years later, he released his debut album. Its title was Mr Scarface is Back. He would simultaneously work as a solo artist and with the band.
In 2000, he became the president as well as the coordinator of Def Jam South. That is when he signed Ludacris. He went ahead to assist him to boost his music career. In addition to that, Scarface appeared in the Idiocracy film.
His other hits are The Last Dying Breed and The Untouchable. The first one earned him the title Lyricist of the Year during the Source Awards of 2001. On the other hand, the other one was position one on R&B AND Billboard 200 charts. He has taken position 16 and 10 in The Source’s lyrist of all time and greatest MC of our time, respectively.
Net Worth & Earnings
Scarface has a net worth of about $300 thousand. Terrence’s main source of income is his career as a rapper. There is one single that he had featured Johnny P as well as 2Pac with the title Smile. It was certified Gold. He is a record producer, rapper, and actor. So far, he has released about 11 studio albums. Their sales have contributed significantly to the net worth. With the activities, he has realized that wealth.
Just when you feel like you don’t deserve a living, think about Scarface. Back then, he wanted to commit suicide. Since no one knows what the future holds, it is still not yet time to give up. Therefore, have faith and keep trying. You could be the next Scarface if not more.