Skepta is the new sensation in the music industry at the moment. He is a multi talented musician, being a rapper, a songwriter and also produces records. He considers himself not a rapper but an activist who composes songs to bring about a change in the society. His milestone super hit songs includes ‘That’s Not Me, Man’ and ‘Shut Down’. Let us find out the net worth of Skepta in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Skepta has a real name too, which is Joseph Junior Adenuga. He was born in the city if Tottenham which is in London in the year 1982 and presently he is 35 years old. He is also a very close friend of Adele who too hails from Tottenham. He is having three more siblings, among who he is the eldest.
He has a brother who is also a popular rapper named Jme. His sister, Julie is a presenter at a radio station. He had started his career as a DJ with the Meridian Crew. In the year 2006, he collaborated with his brother Jme and Joseph Bamber in the rap ‘Boy Better Know’ after Meridian Crew had disbanded.
His love interest is the famous model Naomi Campbell. In the year 2018 March, both of them publically confirmed that they are in a proper love relationship. To clear all the doubts of the media they had posed naked for the GQ cover. Their interview together had the headlines- Race, Sex, Love, and Power. When Naomi met Skepta. Previously, in the year 2017, Skepta had admitted that Naomi was his favourite cover girl in the fashion world. According to him, she broke down the boundaries by participating in the early Vogue covers.
Career, Awards, & Nominations:
Skepta had raised to the ladder of success with a rap battle with Seagar. Eventually, he released his debut album in the year 2007 named Greatest Hits. His minor hits includes Roles Sweep and Too Many Man, whereas his major hits includes Rescue Me and Hello Good Morning. In the year 2009 he released his second album named Microphone Champion. His third album, Doin’ It Again had reached the second position on the UK chart in the year 2011 which was it’s released year too.
Most of his songs became a part of the Top Ten Hits of the UK chart. Skepta was seen making his acting debut in a film called Anti-Social in the year 2015. In the same year he released his album Konnichiwa which won the Mercury Prize in the year 2016. Again in the year 2015, he was titled among the GQ’s 50 Best Dressed British Men.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Skepta has also won awards such as two MOBOS, NME and BET Award for the Best International Act. Presently, his estimated net worth stands at $2.5 million for being one of the best grime artist in the music industry.
Though Skepta has faced a number of challenges and difficulties to establish himself as an individual artist, but he has proved his position in the music world. At the moment he is at the zenith of his career. Presently, his fans are waiting for his new song album which would be a collaborated project with Goldie. He had announced it’s release in the previous year itself.