Sway Calloway is a rapper from the United States who is a member of the duo Sway & King Tech along with DJ King Tech. The duo has released a total of four albums. He also serves as the executive producer and reporter of the show MTV News. Calloway is the co-host of the radio show called ‘The Wake Up Show’. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Sway Calloway in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Sway Calloway or just “Sway” was born on 3 July 1970, in Oakland, California. He also grew up in Oakland.
After completing his high school, he used to perform in the San Francisco Bay areas along with DJ King Tech. He was a popular local rapper in Pier 39, San Francisco.
Not much is known about Sway Calloway’s personal life. There are no reports about his family life, educational details, and relationships.
Career, Awards & Nominations
After performing with DJ King Knight in clubs, Sway Calloway began releasing independent albums. They later got signed with Giant Records for their musical venture. In 1988, the duo released their first album called ‘Flynamic Force’.
In 1991, the duo known as ‘Sway & King Tech’ released ‘Concrete Jungle’. The album included the singles “In Control”, “Concrete Jungle”, “Let Me See You Move”, “Same Old Thing”, “Time 4 Peace”, “New Dimension”, “It’s Not Over”, and “Future Source”.
After a gap of eight years, the duo then came up with ‘This or That’ in 1999. It was released on Interscope Records and featured many other artists like Guru, Planet Asia, Jurassic 5, RZA, Tech N9ne, Xzibit, and Eminem. The singles from the album include “You Wanna Battle”, “The Reminisce Over You”, “I Know You Got Soul”, and “The Anthem”.
Their last album was ‘Back 2 Basics’ in 2005. This was released by Bungalo Records and featured many other artists. It had songs like “Enough Beef”, “Watch Closer”, “I Don’t Think So”, “Hands to the Sky”, “Hit the Deck”, and “We Don’t Give A…”.
Apart from music, Sway is also the host of the national radio show called ‘The Wake Up Show’. In the show, he has interviewed many hip hop artists. He has served as the correspondent and reporter of several MTV shows like ‘Direct Effect’ and ‘Total Request Live’.
Awards & Achievements
Sway Calloway’s biggest career achievement is to be a popular television personality as well as a rapper. He has not been nominated for any awards but he can win an award someday as he is still focused on his career.
Net Worth & Earnings
The estimated net worth of Sway Calloway is more than $6.5 million. He has made this fortune by releasing albums and also by getting associated with MTV. He has hosted radio shows and has guest appeared in many TV shows. Some of his television appearances are ‘Short Circuitz’, ‘All Eyes’, and ‘MTV News Presents: After the Storm’.
Sway Calloway is a popular name in various event coverage of MTV like MTV Awards, European Music Awards, and Grammy. He has become a popular television personality as well as a musician. He has also successfully done radio shows.