Todd Anthony Shaw is a famous record producer, actor, and rapper. He is famous with his stage name, Too Short. With his song, The Ghetto, he gained a lot of recognition. He has also collaborated with The Notorious BIG and 2 Pac. He is one of the best pioneer rappers who belong to West coast hip-hop style. If you want to know more about life, career and net worth of Too short in 2019, then you can read this article.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 28th April in the year 1966 in Los Angeles in California. He moved to Oakland with his family in 1980s. He used to go to Fremont high school and was a drummer at his school. He hasn’t revealed many details about his personal earlier life.
He has remained silent about his personal life, and he might not reveal anything to the public. After completing thirty years of his career, he released his 20th album which was released on 27th July in the year 2018. Although, he hasn’t gained any awards for his work he is loved by his fans a lot. He continued to release albums in his career, and he might win some award for his work in future.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He started producing custom songs for the people during 1980s. In the year 1985, he released his first song along with other three releases, and one of his songs gained him huge recognition. In the year 1985, he formed Dangerous music with Freddie B. to distribute his music with the other rap groups. Later on, they changed the named to Short Records and then to Up all nite records. In the year 1989, he released another hit song with he gained huge fame. In the year 2006, his album, Blow the whistle was released with which he was able to become a world-famous rapper.
His album ranked on the number of 14 in the Billboard charts. In the year 2013, he collaborated with Lady Gaga, and in the year 2015, he featured with the famous actor Tavion Tate in a song. In the year 2016, he starred in another hit song with a Korean rapper.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Too Short is around $18 million which he has earned by working as a rapper. He is known one of the best personalities of rapping world. He became hit with the songs like, ‘The Ghetto’ and ‘Blow the whistle.’ He has released total seven albums till now, and he is ranked as one of the best rappers.
Too short is a rapper who has also been involved in a number of controversies. He didn’t reveal anything about his personal life because he likes to keep it private only. He is a person who also kept most of his earlier life to himself only. Most of his raps are focused on drug use, promiscuity and pimping also. Too short has become able to become a millionaire by working in the rapping albums produced by his own.